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Today's Sports

  • Rebels’ latest title should give...

    South Spencer, which is in the same sectional and conference as Tell City, won the Class 2A baseball state title this month for the second time in three years and third time in seven years.
    That reinforces the belief that this area’s Class 2A sectional is the strongest one in the state and the Pocket Athletic Conference is one of the strongest baseball conferences in the state.

  • Brewster one-hits Crawford County

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Dakota Brewster gave up only one tainted infield hit as Perry Central beat Crawford County 4-3 in eighth grade baseball Friday.
    Brewster struck out seven and walked one in the five-inning game.
    Perry Central Coach Rick Graves said he wasn’t sure how much Brewster would be able to pitch because he had strained his neck lifting weights earlier in the day. But he looked strong throughout.

  • Legacy Financial regains sole...

    TELL CITY—Legacy Financial pounded out 18 hits in five innings to beat Cash Waggner & Associates 20-8 in a battle for first place in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league Thursday.

  • Legacy nips Cash Waggner to take...

    TELL CITY—Legacy Financial scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to beat Cash Waggner 11-10 Friday and take sole possession of first place in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league.
    Cash Waggner took a 10-9 lead in the top of the sixth on Monica Bartley’s three-run, inside-the-park homer. It followed a double by Shannon Bryant, a walk to Madison Gilliland, and a fielder’s choice.
    In the bottom of the sixth, singles by pool player Emily Hagedorn and Casey James, a fielder’s choice, and a wild pitch tied the score.

  • Hubert’s two-hitter helps...

    LEOPOLD—Luke Hubert pitched a two-hitter as Perry Central beat Springs Valley 4-2 in eighth grade baseball last Thursday.
    Hubert walked three and struck out 10 in the five-inning game.
    Adam Dauby and Darren Craig each hit a double to lead Perry Central’s offense, with Craig’s driving in a run.
    “I’ve got four pretty dominant pitchers who are going to make an impact in high school,” said Perry Central Coach Rick Graves, listing Hubert, Dakota Brewster, Kyle Goldman and left-hander Ethan Myler.

  • Express splits two games

    LINCOLN CITY—Guadalupe Perez scored on a ninth-inning wild pitch to give the Hoosier Express a 4-3 win over Boonville in Legion baseball Friday.
    Perez was one of three Express players to walk in the inning before crossing the plate for the winning run with one out.
    Mason Becher led the offense by going 2 for 5.
    The Express came out on the short end of a ninth-inning rally the next night, as Newburgh brought across the winning run in the final at-bat of a 7-6 win.

  • Benson says he doesn’t blame...

    I always suspected that former Indiana University star center Kent Benson was the anonymous donor of $500,000 to buy out Kelvin Sampson as IU’s men’s basketball coach five years ago.

  • Cassidy helps White team win all...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    NEW CASTLE—Perry Central’s Tanner Cassidy had 11 points, four rebounds, two assists, two steals and two blocked shots in 23 minutes to help the White team beat the Red team 85-79 in the Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic Class A-2A senior boys basketball game Saturday.
    Cassidy hit 5 of 9 shots from the field and 1 of 4 free throws as he tied Jalen McCoy of Borden for third highest scorer on the White team.

  • Lone win sends Legacy Financial...

    TELL CITY – Legacy Financial rallied in the bottom of the last inning to win its only game Wednesday and moved into a first-place tie in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league.
    Legacy trailed Ohio Valley Gas 8-6 in the middle of the last inning, but used a combination of hits and errors to win 9-8.
    That gave Legacy a 4-2 record. That was the same as Cash Waggner’s record after Cash Waggner lost two games Wednesday.
    Cash Waggner had only two hits and hit only two balls out of the infield in a 7-4 loss to Goffinet Homes.

  • Big fifth inning fuels Marksmen...

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat Sports Editor