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Today's Sports

  • Graves to play in showcase

    INDIANAPOLIS — Ashley Graves, who just completed her junior year at Perry Central, has been invited to the 10th annual IBCA/IHSAA underclass girls basketball showcase July 20 at Ben Davis High School.

    The showcase will start at 1 p .m. Perry County time and last about six hours.

  • Bad weather leads to...

    LEOPOLD AND LINCOLN CITY—Due to an extreme heat wave, the Hoosier Express’ Junior Legion baseball game with Evansville Pate at Heritage Hills Friday was called off.
    There was no word on whether it will be rescheduled.
    Perry Central’s junior high baseball team between its seventh and eighth grade teams was postponed Monday.
    It was first delayed by lightning and then called off due to a rainstorm coming in.
    That game has been rescheduled for next Monday at 6 p.m.

  • Bolin on Indiana’s Olymic...

    SANTA CLAUS—Seth Bolin has been named to the Indiana Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program state team for the second year in a row.
    Bolin is among 18 of the top players in Indiana involved in the program.
    As part of the Indiana ODP team, he will attend ODP regional camp in Rockford, Ill., this summer.
    Bolin is a central midfielder for Evansville Soccer Club’s under-14 ESC 98 Blue team, which plays teams from Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois and Wisconsin as part of the Midwest Regional League.

  • Wagner signs to swim for Butler...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Butler University’s strong pharmacy program has netted the school a strong swimmer.
    Amanda Wagner, a 2012 Tell City graduate, said Monday that is the main reason she chose Butler, as she wants to major in pharmacy and can spend all six years doing so on the Butler campus.
    For four of those years she should be one of the best breaststroke swimmers on the team, which competes in NCAA Division I and will start competing in the Atlantic 10 Conference this fall.

  • Commodores rally to beat...

    LEOPOLD—Dylan Seibert singled home the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning as Perry Central edged Crawford County 19-18 in seventh grade baseball Wednesday.
    The seven-inning game lasted nearly four hours as it featured a lot of good hits, some bad errors, and nearly everything in between.
    Crawford County scored three runs in the top of the seventh to take an 18-16 lead.
    In the bottom of the inning Bailey Huff singled and Coby Aders was hit by a pitch to start the Commodores’ rally.

  • Parks wins 4th batting title

    TELL CITY—Candy Parks (nee Jarboe) of Smitty’s Memorial Team went 2 for 3 Thursday to clinch her record-tying fourth Tell City Women’s Softball League batting title.
    She finished the regular season with a .625 batting average. Kelsey Malone of Chappie’s Girls finished second in the batting race at .611 and Jaci Garrett of Smitty’s was third at .600.
    Parks tied former teammate Kathy Alvey for most batting titles in the 32 years the league has awarded them.

  • Weedman no-hits Marion in OV...

    OWENSBORO, Ky.—Shane Weedman, a 2011 Tell City graduate, pitched a no-hitter for the Owensboro Oilers in a 3-0 win over Marion in the Ohio Valley Summer Collegiate Baseball League Tuesday.
    Weedman struck out nine and walked four as he raised his record to 2-1 in the wooden-bat league. He has a 3.15 earned run average and has struck out 27 and walked 18 in 20 innings.
    It was the first no-hitter in the seven-year history of the Oilers.
    Weedman also threw a no-hitter for Tell City as a junior against South Central April 8, 2010.

  • Casey Electric finishes unbeaten

    TELL CITY—Jayden Casebolt hit two home runs and two doubles as Casey Electric beat Perry County Auto & Towing 14-8 to win Tell City’s age-8-9 girls softball playoff tourney Thurs-day.
    Casey Electric led only 9-8 after 41⁄2 innings but scored five in the bottom of the fifth to take control. Casebolt’s second homer in as many innings capped that rally.
    Chloe Sandage, Kylie Aders and Kyra Hemmings each added three hits to Casey’s attack, with Aders getting one double.

  • Spinner leaves Patriots to...

    TELL CITY—In seven years as Heritage Hills’ swim coach Angie Spinner won two PAC boys titles and two girls ones. She will try to win more this year for Tell City.
    She has resigned as the Heritage Hills swim coach to take the same position at Tell City after being offered a job teaching special education at Tell City.
    She said she always wanted to be a teacher but was unable to secure a teaching job at Heritage Hills.

  • IHSAA compromise may help local...

    Will the IHSAA’s recent decision to make teams move up a class if they experience great tourney success in a two-year period help Perry County teams?
    It could, but it may also be a double-edged sword.