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Today's Sports

  • CHS Hall of Famers interacted...

    The upcoming first class of Cannelton High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame spans a wide time frame, with William “Buddy” Bennett starting his high school career in the 1930s and Kathy Alvey playing her entire high school career in the 1980s.
    But still it appears that all five of the Hall of Famers interacted with all the others at some level.
    Alvey mentioned Monday that Bennett, then serving as Cannelton’s Summer Recreation Director, gave her her first baseball uniform when she was 7.

  • Sturgeon, Hafele, Alvey,...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Marvin Sturgeon, Joe Hafele, Kathy Alvey, William “Buddy” Bennett and Bill Dickerson were selected Sunday as the first members of Cannelton High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame.
    Their induction ceremony has tentatively been set for Dec. 17, the day of Cannelton’s holiday basketball tourneys.
    Under the newly formed Hall’s bylaws, Sturgeon was an automatic selection for winning an IHSAA state title.

  • Post 254 wins Legion tourney...

    By ZANE CLODFELTER
    Sports editor
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

  • Local pitcher bolsters strong...

    By ZANE CLODFELTER
    Sports editor
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

  • R&A Sports wins 8U tourney
  • All-star state champs

    Tell City All-Stars won the 12-year-old Babe Ruth state championship Sunday, sweeping four games, scoring 61 runs and giving up only three runs all weekend. Tell City blanked Scott County11-0 Friday in pool play. The team defeated Connersville 22-0 and East Washington 15-0 the next day.

  • As summer draws to a close,...

    By ZANE CLODFELTER

    Sports Writer

     

    ROCKPORT – Gant Miller has a big decision coming up and he’s still undecided.

    Miller, a 2016 Tell City graduate and three-sport athlete for the Marksmen, is currently enrolled to begin classes next month at Western Kentucky University. However, there’s an opportunity for him to continue his baseball career elsewhere.

    As a senior, Miller batted .315 in 23 games. He finished with 16 RBIs, 16 runs scored and finished his high school career with a .345 batting average.

  • Title with Warriors won’t mean...

    A team wins the NBA title one year and wins a league-record 73 games the next season and makes it back to the playoff finals but falls just short in a seven-game series.
    Obviously that team needs major help, so it goes out and signs a free agent who is a former league Most Valuable Player and four-time league scoring champion.
    That scenario may sound implausible, but that is exactly what the Golden State Warriors did in acquiring Kevin Durant this week.

  • Tell City’s age-9-10 all-stars...

    LACONIA—Tell City scored 27 runs in its first two district tourney bracket games last weekend to advance to the age-10-and-under Cal Ripken Baseball state tourney.

  • Rockport wins 12th straight;...

    ROCKPORT—Tell City graduate Spenser Deom went 2 for 3 with two runs scored as Rockport crushed Funkhouser 10-0 in American Legion baseball Tuesday.