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Today's Sports

  • LeClere puts best foot forward...

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Sports Editor

    INDIANAPOLIS – A former Perry Central standout played a key role in the South All-Stars’ 30-2 rout of the North team at last Friday’s annual Indiana Football Coaches Association game.

    Invited to play as a punter, 2014 Commodore grad Austin LeClere also saw considerable time as an outside linebacker and made a crucial first-quarter play that helped pave the way for the South’s blowout win.

  • Brager, Ettensohn lead charge at...

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY – It was a productive day for the Tri-County Swim Club, which took first with 2,907 points at the Summer Swim Conference Championships at Tell City Saturday.

    The club, which consisted of swimmers from Perry, Spencer and Hancock counties, edged the Southridge Aquatic Raider Gators, which placed second with 2,766.

    Miles Brager was the day’s big winner, taking first in five individual races and one relay.

  • Post 254 defeats Jasper

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Sports Editor

    ROCKPORT – Austin Paulin had two RBIs, Gant Miller finished with two hits and Rockport rode great pitching to an 8-1 win over Jasper in the American Legion baseball regional opener Tuesday. After putting Post 147 down in order in the first inning, Rockport leadoff man Kobe Stephens appeared to get the offense off to an innocuous start when he lightly tapped a grounder back to Jasper pitcher Brandon Bayer.

  • Schweizer Fest Sports Notes

    Horseshoes tourney set for Aug. 7-8
    TELL CITY – The Schweizer Fest bring-your-own-partner doubles horseshoes tourney will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at Zoercher-Bettinger Park.

    The draw-for-partners horseshoe s tourney will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, also at Zoercher-Bettinger Park.

  • Sports Notes

    TC flag football registration Aug. 2
    TELL CITY – Registration for Tell City’s flag football program for grades 2-4 will be held 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 2 at William Tell Elementary.

    A $25 fee will be charged for each player.

    Youth football registration set
    TELL CITY – Sign-up dates have been set for Tell City fifth- and sixth-grade tackle football players.

  • Schweizer Fest Sports

    Horseshoes set Aug. 7 and 8
    TELL CITY – The Schweizer Fest bring-your-own-partner doubles horseshoe tourney will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at Zoercher-Bettinger Park.

    The draw-for-partners horseshoe tourney will be held 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, also at Zoercher-Bettinger Park.

  • Heading for international tourney

    J.D. Powers, Eddie Duke and Wyatt York will represent Powers’ Martial Arts in Orlando, Fla. Aug. 15 at the International Martial Arts Festival at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Duke won a world qualifier and will compete in the Elite Martial Arts World Championships.

    Powers and York will compete in the KICK National/Open Sport Martial Arts tourney. Powers’ Martial Arts is located at New Directions on Main Street in Tell City.

  • Baseball awards

    Tell City’s 2014 varsity baseball award winners are (from left) Jarrett Hawhee, mental attitude; Reed Goffinet, most improved; and Spenser Beard, best offensive player. Absent: Chris Schaefer, best pitcher, and Austin Paulin, best defensive player.

  • Home Mutual wins tourney too

    TELL CITY — Logan Marshall went 4 for 5 as Home Mutual beat Complete Lawn Care 12-5 to win the Tell City Cal Ripken League’s age-11-12 playoff tourney last Monday.

    Home Mutual rallied after falling behind 5-0 in the first inning.

    Bren Miller pitched the first five innings for Home Mutual to get the win and Ross Wilgus pitched a 1-2-3 sixth inning in relief.

    Home Mutual also won the league’s regular-season title and finished 16-2 overall.

  • Swimming freestyle

    Gabrielle Ettensohn of the Tri-County Swim Club swims the age-10-and-under girls 200-meter freestyle in the Southern Indiana Swim Conference summer meet at Tell City’s John F. Kennedy Pool Friday.

    The meet was scheduled to continue through Sunday. See more photos and results in Thursday’s issue.