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Today's Sports

  • Marksman Cab overtakes Coca-Cola...

    TELL CITY—Cody Osborne and Tristan Simmons each drove in four runs as Marksman Cab beat Coca-Cola 14-10 in nine innings to win the Tell City Babe Ruth League playoff tourney Friday.

    Coke built a 8-2 lead with a six-run fourth inning capped by Hunter Herzog’s two-run triple. Matthew Cole also drove in two runs that inning.

    Marksman Cab chipped away in each of the next three innings, though, scoring three runs in the seventh inning to tie the score 8-8.

  • Cash Waggner tops Hair Razors to...

    TELL CITY—Cash Waggner & Associates scored five runs in the fourth inning and beat Hair Razors 9-1 to win Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball playoff tourney Wednesday.

    Whitney Brown started Cash Waggner’s big inning by being hit by a pitch.

    Jacki Malone and Derian Scales then reached base on errors, and Taylor Benningfield drove in two runs with a single to left field. A third run scored on a throwing error on the play.

  • Maddle, Gunn get state mention

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City’s Trent Gunn and Mike Maddle received honorable mention on the coaches’ Class 2A baseball all-state team released Thursday.

    Gunn, a junior, received honorable mention for the second consecutive year, though it was at shortstop this year and third base last year.

  • Babe Ruth all-stars announced

    TELL CITY—Coca-Cola and Kiwanis each placed four players on Tell City’s age-14 Babe Ruth all-star team announced last week.

    Franzman Insurance, which had a young team, led the age-13 all-star team with five selections.

    Evan Rothgerber is managing the age-14 team and Wes Deom is the age-13 team’s manager.

    There were not enough 15-year-olds in the league to have an age-15 all-star team this year.

    Tell City, which was moved from District 4 to District 5 this year, will host the age-14 district all-star tourney this weekend.

  • Smitty's regular-season...

    TELL CITY—Natalie Cole singled home the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning as Smitty’s Memorial Team beat the Diamond Divas 14-13 to clinch the Tell City Women’s Softball League regular-season title Thursday.

    The win gave Smitty’s a 7-0 record with one game left. Every other team in the league has at least two losses.

    Smitty’s has won most of its games this year with strong defense and pitching. Both of those areas were a little shaky at times Thursday, but the team had a season-high 20 hits.

  • Coke clinches Babe Ruth title

    TELL CITY—Strong pitching by C.J. Rowe helped Coca-Cola beat Marksman Cab 8-4 Monday wrap up the Tell City Babe Ruth League regular-season title.

    Marksman Cab led 4-1 after the first inning, collecting four hits that inning and taking advantage of some Coke throwing errors.

    After that starting pitcher Rowe settled down to pitch a shutout the rest of the game.

    He allowed only one more hit, walked none, and struck out 10 after the first inning.

    For the game he gave up five hits and one walk and struck out 10.

  • Debra's Studio sweeps...

    LEOPOLD—Gaige Schaefer hit a three-run homer as Debra’s Studio beat  German American Bank 9-5 to win Perry Central’s Major League (ages 11-12) baseball playoff tourney June 19.

    Schaefer’s homer was the big blow of Debra’s eight-run third inning.

    Trey Mullis and Josh Ward each added two hits to Debra’s eight-hit attack.

    Jacob Kelly and Jared Judy each had two hits for German American.

  • Hair Razors, Cash Waggner...

    TELL CITY—Strong hitting games by Hair Razors and Cash Waggner & Associates Monday helped them advance to the championship game of Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball playoff tourney.

    They were scheduled to meet for the title of the single-elimination tourney Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

    Cash Waggner had a season-high 11 hits to beat Troy Clinic 16-1 in three innings in Monday’s first semifinal game.

    Brittany Brumfield went 3 for 3 and Taylor Benningfield added two hits for Cash Waggner.

  • Malone, Little lead Tri-County...

    HUNTINGBURG—Chelsea Malone and Bailey Little placed in the top three in all their events to lead the Tri-County Swim Club in SARG Summer Monsoon meet June 19-20.

    Malone won three age-15-and-over women’s events. She took the 200-meter freestyle in 2:31.41, the 200 backstroke in 2:44.90, and the 100 free in 1:07.82.

    She placed second in the 100 back in 1:17.36 and in the 50 free in 30.66 seconds.

  • PC defeats West Washington twice

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Perry Central overcame West Washington’s 8-0 first-inning lead to beat the Senators 13-11 in the first game of a junior high baseball doubleheader Tuesday.

    Perry Central rallied for seven runs in the second inning. Alton Cummings and Michael Sims each had two hits and each drove in three runs that inning.

    Cummings, Nathan Shaw and Austin Linne each hit a double that inning.

    “We hit the ball well that inning,” said Perry Central Coach Bob Linne.