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Today's Sports

  • Tell City routs all 3 district...

    TELL CITY—Tell City scored 50 runs in three games to win the age-14 District 5 Babe Ruth title last weekend.

    Tell City won all three games by the 10-run rule.

    Cody Osborne led Tell City with an .875 batting average including two two-run homers.

    Austin Paulin posted an .800 average, going 8 for 10 with six singles and two doubles. Jimmy Phillips batted .714, going 5 for 7 with a double.

    Other high batting averages included Rhett Baumeister’s .571, Drew Mowery and Dakota Braunecker each at .500, and Reese Miller .444.

  • TC 13s 2nd in district

    CORYDON—Spenser Beard hit .722 (13 for 18) with 16 RBIs to lead Tell City to second place in the age-13 District 5 Babe Ruth tourney last weekend.

    Tell City went 2-2 in the three-team, double-elimination tourney, beating Corydon twice but losing twice to eventual champion North Harrison.

    Beard went 4 for 5 with a double, triple and five RBIs as Tell City crushed Corydon 21-6 in the first round.

    Blake Haller went 3 for 3 with a double and four RBIs and Xavier Barnes added two hits and two walks. Dalton Snyder and Bryce Garrett each also had two hits.

  • Hall to miss North-South game

    INDIANAPOLIS-Perry Central linebacker T.J. Hall will miss Indiana's North-South football all-star game Friday.

    Hall tore an anterior cruciate ligament in practice for the game Wednesday.

  • Three Tell Citians hope to help...

    BOONVILLE—Three players from Tell City will help Rockport try to repeat as American Legion baseball sectional champions this weekend.

    Rockport Post 254 will play tourney host Boonville in the opening game 7 p.m. Friday. Post 254 downed Boonville 9-1 June 18 and 17-7 July 2.

    Rockport, 17-9, averaged 10.1 runs per game in the regular season and allowed 5.0.

  • Kashyab 2nd in Jeffersonville...

    JEFFERSONVILLE—Anjan Kashyab of Tell City placed second in singles and doubles in the 16-and-under boys division at the Bales Auto Mall Jeffersonville Junior Open USTA tennis tourney last weekend.

    Kashyab had a first-round bye in singles and then beat Jalen Martin of Jeffersonville 6-0, 6-0, Caleb Heilman of Evansville 6-0, 6-2, and Justin Batliner of Floyds Knobs 6-0, 7-5 to reach the finals.

    Benjamin Rigsby of Charlestown beat Kashyab 6-0, 6-4 for the title.

  • Ungerecht attends World Cup

    PRETORIA, South Africa—Hannah Ungerecht of Covington, Ky., won a trip to the recent World Cup soccer tourney through a contest sponsored by Best Buy.

    “I’m a fan of them on Facebook and they had a link to the @15 Web site,” Ungerecht she told Sam Elliott of the Kentucky Post. “They have a lot of scholarships and contests and a whole bunch of things teens can do to get involved in their community.”

    But Ungerecht and 15 other teenagers from across the United States ended up getting involved far from their native communities.

  • Colts star treats kids to...

    SANTA CLAUS — As the 2010 NFL season approaches, many players are taking final vacations or resting, but Indianapolis Colts linebacker Gary Brackett spent June 24 at Holiday World with 15 children.

    The children, along with their families, had a “Field of Dreams” vacation at the park provided by Brackett’s IMPACT Foundation.

    The foundation targets children who are affected by chronic and critical illnesses such as cancer, as well as disadvantaged youths.

  • PC's Hahus makes academic...

    LEOPOLD — Recent Perry Central graduate Ian Hahus has been named to the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association’s academic all-state team.

    Hahus graduated in May with a 4.0 grade-point average and was valedictorian of his class.

    Next fall he plans to attend Purdue University and major in engineering. Hahus also received the Trustees Scholarship, Purdue’s highest merit based scholarship worth up to $8,000 per year.

  • Tri-State claims 2nd place

    TELL CITY — Tri-State Service & Maintenance scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning to beat the Diamond Divas 8-6 Thurs-day to claim second place in the Tell City Women’s Softball League.

    Tri-State entered the game with a 5-2 record and the Diamond Divas were 4-3, so they could have tied Tri-State with a win.

    The game was tied 6-6 after six innings. But in the top of the seventh, Bridget Bruggeman reached base on an error to start Tri-State’s go-ahead rally.

  • Kashyab takes doubles title

    NEW ALBANY — Tell City sophomore Anjan Kashyab teamed with Chad Barron of Evansville to win the 16-and-under boys doubles title at the US Tennis Association sanctioned Sammy Peden Firecracker Tournament July 4.

    They beat Codie Endris and Jack Stoner of Floyds Knobs 6-1, 6-2 in the semifinal and then cruised again in the final, beating Will Andres of New Albany and Jacob Quinkert of Sellersburg 6-3, 6-1.

    Kashyab also reached the semifinal in the singles tourney at the event before losing to Parker Thieneman of Floyds Knob 6-4, 6-1.