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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Mosby knows work is far from over

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. - Any big transition in life can be a lot for anyone to handle.

    For former Hancock County baseball standout Michael Mosby, the changes are a little easier to adjust to after the accomplishment of a lifelong goal.

    Within a two-week period, Mosby was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles, signed a professional contract with a $127,000 signing bonus, moved 400 miles away to West Virginia and took his first swings at the professional level.

  • Ohio Valley Gas sweeps age 11-12...

    TELL CITY - Ohio Valley Gas completed the sweep of titles for 11 to 12 year old softball after dominating Pump Pros 13 to 3 in the tournament title game.

    Ohio Valley Gas racked up seven hits by seven different batters and tallied up 13 walks to win the final. Pitchers Mary Steen and Leah Hellums combined to limit Pump Pros to three hits and seven walks.

    Ohio Valley Gas defeated Moskos Auto 13 to 9 in the semifinal game the day before to advance to the final. Jennifer Trujilo pitched the complete game for Ohio Valley Gas to take them to the championship.

  • TC stars win at Pine Ridge

    ST. ANTHONY - Tell City's age-8-and-under baseball all-stars rallied for four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat North Spencer 22-21 and win a tourney at Pine Ridge Saturday.

    Tell City finished the nine-team, double-elimination tourney undefeated, beating Jasper 11-5 June 28, Ireland 22-8 Friday, and Huntingburg 14-10 Saturday to reach the finals.

    The championship game was tied 18-18 after the regulation six innings and North Spencer scored three runs in the top of the seventh.

  • PC team plans scramble, dinners

    ENGLISH - Perry Central's girls basketball team will hold a golf scramble and pork chop dinners at Old English Golf Course July 24.

    The scramble will start at 1 p.m. Perry County time. Entry fee is $200 per four-person team or golfers can enter individually for $50 and be placed on teams. Prizes will be awarded to the top four teams.

    The scramble will be followed by a pork chop dinner from 6-9 p.m. with a live band playing. Dinners will cost $9 and will be available to anyone, whether they played in the scramble or not.