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Today's Sports

  • Tell City 12-year-olds third in...

    VINCENNES—Strong pitching by C.J. Rowe and power hitting by Spenser Beard helped Tell City place third in the age-12 Cal Ripken Baseball Southern State tourney last weekend.

    Tell City went 4-2 in the double-elimination tourney despite starting it with a 6-3 first-round loss to Avon in extra innings Friday.

    Beard hit a double and a single in that game. Damian Harney and Mason Waninger each added two singles.

    Rowe pitched the first six innings, striking out seven, walking none, and giving up only two runs.

  • 13-year-olds defeat Newburgh but...

    HAUBSTADT—Tell City had 12 hits as it beat the Newburgh Nightmares 11-4 in the first round of the age-13 Babe Ruth baseball district tourney last Thursday.

    Brennan Malone went 3 for 4. Cody Osborne hit a double and a single and Dakota Braunecker also had two hits.

    Malone, Osborne and Braunecker each drove in two runs.

    Drew Mowery pitched a complete game for the win. He gave up six hits and three walks and struck out eight.

  • 14-year-olds fall to Vincennes,...

    TELL CITY—A lack of hitting and some errors hurt Tell City’s age-14 Babe Ruth baseball all-stars as they lost the first two games of their double-elimination tourney last weekend.

    Hunter Herzog hit a double for Tell City’s only hit in a 13-2 first-round loss to South Gibson Friday.

    Brian Arnold pitched the first two innings for Tell City to take the loss and Larry Holman pitched the last three innings.

    Herzog hit a double and a single in Tell City’s next game but the local team lost to Vincennes 14-7.

  • Shorthanded 15-year-olds lose to...

    EVANSVILLE—Playing most of the tourney with eight players, Tell City lost its first two games in the age-15 Babe Ruth baseball district tourney last weekend.

    Vanderburgh County had 14 hits and took advantage of six Tell City errors to beat Tell City 12-5 in the first round Friday.

    Jessie Lawalin pitched a complete game for Tell City and did not walk a batter. He struck out three.

    “He really pitched well,” said Tell City Manager Barry LaGrange. “But they finally started hitting some gaps.”

  • Kashyab wins doubles tourney

    NEW ALBANY—Anjan Kashyab of Tell City teamed with Tyler Haas of Dubois County to win the age-14-and-under boys doubles division of the Sammy Pedan Fire Cracker Junior Open USTA tourney Sunday.

    Kashyab and Haas shut out Garret French and Cody Mamon of Sellersburg 6-0, 6-0 in the first round.

    In the finals Hass and Kashyab beat Will Andres of New Albany and Jacob Quinkert of Sellersburg 6-0, 6-3.

    Earlier Kashyab played in 16-and-under boys singles in the same tourney, as he is maxed out of ranking points for 14 Singles for this level of tourneys in USTA.

  • Hair Razors rallies to win...

    TELL CITY — Hair Razors rallied for three runs in the top of the seventh inning and beat Sports Acceleration 9-8 to win Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball playoff tourney Wednesday.

    Sports Acceleration scor-ed four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to build an 8-6 lead.

    A double by Kenzie Alvarez and a two-run single by Jessica Ballman were the key blows of that inning.

    Miranda Zuelly started Hair Razors’ seventh-inning rally with a long double to left field.

    Allicyn Garrett and Kate-lyn Kaufman added singles to score one run.

  • Sports Acceleration, Hair Razors...

    TELL CITY — Hair Razors used clutch hitting to survive close games Monday and Tuesday to reach the championship game of Tell City's age-13-16 girls softball playoff tourney.

    Hair Razors was scheduled to play regular-season champion Sports Acceleration for the title Wednesday.

    Hair Razors tied Cash Waggner & Associates for third place in the six-team league in the regular season and then won a coin flip with Cash Waggner for the third seed in the playoffs.

  • Kiwanis Babe Ruth champs

    TELL CITY – The Kiwanis Babe Ruth team went undefeated in tourney play, winning against Franzman Insurance 8-1 Tuesday night.

    Franzman won against Woodcrafters 8-9 earlier in the evening to make it to the championship game.

    In the championship game, Kiwanis hitters were Dakota Braunecker, Austin Paulin and Logan Simpson with singles and Trent Zuelly with a double.

    Pitchers were Brian Arnold and Paulin.

  • Tell City falls to Vincennes...

    NEWBURGH – Vincennes Green defeated Tell City 13-9 Tuesday to stop them from winning the double-elimination District 7 Cal Ripkin Age 12 Tourney in Newburgh.

    Coach Tyler Henning said the team only had six hits with Blake Haller going 1-for-1 with a double and two RBIs.

    “Other than that we were walked five times,” Henning said. In the bottom of the fifth inning, Henning said they were tied 4-4 and Vincennes Green scored nine but Tell City came back and scored five consecutive runs in the top of the sixth.

  • Sports Acceleration regular-...

    TELL CITY — McKenzie Hayes and Katie Elder combined to pitch a two-hitter as Sports Acceleration beat Cash Waggner & Associates 9-1 Wednesday to win Tell City's age-13-16 girls softball regular-season title.

    Sports Acceleration finished the regular season 7-1, one game ahead of second-place Frederick Sheet Metal.

    Hayes struck out three and walked four in four innings Wednesday. Elder struck out one and walked one in one inning.

    Jessica Ballman hit a triple and a single to lead Sports Acceleration's four-hit attack.