Today's Sports

  • Though tarnished, Olympic ideal...

    The 2016 Summer Olympics, which opened Friday, have been beset with problems.
    Russian government officials were found to have sanctioned performance-enhancing substances for their 2014 Winter Olympics athletes and many of their track athletes for this summer. Yet virtually the only Russians banned from competing in the Summer Games were the whistle blowers on that operation.

  • TC golf team young, small

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s girls golf team has two seniors, fourth-year player Alex Lawalin and third-year player Kyra Gentry.
    Unfortunately for the Marksmen, that is all their experience. As of Thursday there were only two other girls on the team, sophomores Abby Lawalin and Kenzie Burgess. “Both have very little experience,” said Coach Amber Thomas. “I think they’ve both hit around for fun.”

  • Enjoyment of game keeps Wagner...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Terry Wagner has coached high school football since the early 1970s and has retired more times than Brett Favre - doing so the first time in 1988.
    But love of the game keeps him coming back. Last winter he accepted a position as Tell City’s offensive line coordinator and assistant defensive coordinator.
    “My wife’s about ready to hang me,” he said Thursday. “But to me it’s still enjoyable to work with the kids and see how they progress.”

  • Taylor’s team 2nd in NSA world...

    EVANSVILLE— Former Tell City athlete Caitlin Taylor helped Indiana Sisters place second in the age-14-and-under National Softball Association Class B Northern World Series July 18-24.

  • Triple play helps EverBody’s...

    TELL CITY—EverBody’s Fitness Center used 20 hits and a triple play to defeat Corn Island Shipyard 15-0 in the first round of the Tell City Women’s Softball League’s playoff tourney Monday.

  • Tri-State Service sweeps Tell...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tri-State Service & Maintenance averaged 22 runs per game as it won the Tell City Women’s Softball League playoff tourney Tuesday.
    Casi Hay went 3 for 3 with a double to lead Tri-State past EverBody’s Fitness Center 21-4 in the championship game.
    Felicia Myers and Jennifer Coyle each added a single and a double to Tri-State’s 20-hit attack.

  • Fifty-six Tri-State golfers take...

    TELL CITY - A total of 56 women from the Tri-State area participated in the July 19 Hoosier Heights Country Club Ladies Invitational.
    Results were as follows:
    Flight A-Gross:
    First-Kathy Hilgeman/Monica Weiss-66
    Second- Rese James/Beki Raymer-71
    Third-June Cline/Martha Luckett-72
     Flight A-Net:
    First-Jane Miller/Tammy Thompson-53
    Second-Valerie Bush/Linda Zahn-54
    Third-Jennifer Henderson/Jan Howard-55
    Flight B-Gross:
    First-Brenda Hauser/Rhonda Young-77

  • USI’s Deom ready for college...

    Spencer County Journal-Democrat Sports Editor

  • Schweizer Fest scheduled packed...

    Old-timers baseball game Aug. 9


    TELL CITY – TELL CITY – The 42nd annual Old Timers Baseball Game will be held Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Frank Clemens Field at Walter Hagedorn Park. All tri-state players, both active and inactive, over the age of 40 are encouraged to participate and to wear the uniforms they wore during their playing days (if they still fit).

  • USI’s Deom ready for college...


    Sports Editor


    ROCKPORT – After spending the spring redshirting at the University of Southern Indiana, 2016 Tell City graduate Spenser Deom made up for the lost time off the field this summer playing for Rockport in American Legion baseball.

    “It was wonderful; it took me a little while to get back into it,” Deom said. “I wanted to play; it drove me nuts not playing all spring.”