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Today's Sports

  • Snyder was 4th 2011 TC alum to...

    In my June 11 column about Tell City’s 2011 graduates who played four years of college baseball, I inadvertently omitted Cordell Snyder.
    Snyder was one of the catchers for Oakland City University’s team this spring, splitting time there with Harrison graduate Ethan Collins, who also has Tell City ties (Collins’ parents, David and Dana Ice Collins are Tell City graduates).
    Snyder played 19 games, starting 13, for the 18-26 Oaks this year. He hit .205 with seven RBIs and drew five walks as he compiled a .326 on-base percentage.

  • Weedman signs with Evansville...

    EVANSVILLE—Shane Weedman, a 2011 Tell City graduate, signed with the Evansville Otters Frontier League professional baseball team this week.
    Weedman made his debut with the Otters Tuesday, pitching the ninth inning of a 10-4 win over the Frontier Greys. He gave up one hit and no runs or walks. He struck out one.
    “He was very successful,” commented Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “I am so excited for him! It is a neat thing.

  • Parker gets workout in class all...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    ANDERSON—Perry Central’s Brittany Parker got plenty of playing time - maybe too much - in the Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic girls Class A/2A all-star game Saturday.
    Parker played a team-high 33 1/2 minutes of the 40-minute game for Team Benson in its 87-45 loss to Team Wilkerson.
    She tied for second on her team in scoring with nine points (Eve Galbreath of Switzerland County led with 13) and tied for third in rebounds with five despite being the shortest player on either team.

  • Power fishing reel enables...

    Phil Junker

    Outdoor Tales

     

    Although numerous anglers with disabilities have learned to fish with one arm and hand, most are limited to the types of fishing they can enjoy.

    There are several aids available to enable them, and now there is a new device that may further expand their opportunities to catch a variety of fish.

  • Commodores split doubleheaders,...

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central junior high baseball improved to 14-8, with a Patoka Lake Athletic Conference mark of 7-3, after winning three of five against Crawford County, Cannelton and Springs Valley.

    The Commodores hosted Crawford County Friday in a conference doubleheader, winning the opening game 11-3 and falling in the second 7-17.

  • Solid pitching leads to Tell...

    By ZANE CLODFELTER

    Journal-Democrat

     

    TELL CITY – Win or lose, Tell City Coach Mark Wahl is thankful for the additional time he gets to spend on the baseball field during the summer months with Marksmen players.

    “It’s huge for us because we get to put a lot of kids in a lot of different positions,” Wahl said. “When you have 30 kids on your roster, a lot of times with JV I don’t see those kids for weeks at a time.

  • Cash Waggner, Team Central...

    TELL CITY – Elena Hagedorn and Paige Martin combined for 15 RBIs as Cash Waggner swept a doubleheader with Ohio Valley Gas in Tell City’s age-11-14 girls softball league Monday.

    Cash Waggner won the first game 15-10 as Martin drove in seven runs with a three-run, inside-the-park home run, a two-run double and a two-run single.

    Hagedorn added four RBIs with a two-run double, a single and a groundout. Kenzie Kennedy hit a double for Cash Waggner and Kaylee Dixon scored four runs.

  • Chinns win 27th annual Glen Ress...

    TELL CITY – For the second year, the Glen Ress Memorial Open golf scramble was won by a two-generation family team.

    Bruce Chinn and his son, Andy, shot a winning 129 to win the 27th annual two-day 36-hole scramble, which raises money for area schools’ athletic departments.

    The Chinns shot a 65 Saturday and 64 Sunday in the championship flight. Their 129 was one shot better than the second-place team of Zach DeSpain and Rich Krzykowski and third-place finishers Jeff Wrye and Brett Hagedorn. Each of those duos shot a 130.

  • Tell City shut out on All-PAC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—No Tell City players were named to the All-PAC softball team selected by conference coaches last week.
    Tell City finished seventh in the nine-team conference with a 2-6 mark.
    None of the bottom three teams had anyone make all-conference.

  • Cannelton nips Perry Central late

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Each team had some big innings but Cannelton had the last one to overtake Perry Central 17-15 in junior high baseball Saturday.
    Perry Central scored 12 runs in the bottom of the first inning to jump to a 12-1 lead.
    Eight walks, four singles, James Adkins’ two-run double to left-center field, three wild pitches, and a hit batsman fueled that rally.
    Dylan Hubert had two hits and drove in two runs that inning.
    Cannelton scored 10 runs in the fourth to tie the score 12-12.