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Today's Sports

  • Cash Waggner starts 2-0

    TELL CITY—Cash Waggner & Associates rallied in the last inning twice to go 2-0 on Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league’s opening night Thursday.
    In the first game Cash Waggner scored seven runs without a hit in the fifth inning to beat Hair Razors 11-9.
    Four walks, three hit batsmen and an error contributed to that rally.
    Shannon Bryant had two of Cash Waggner’s four hits for the game. She and Jordan Vogt each drove in two runs.

  • Hauenstein, Malone named swim...

    TELL CITY—Tell City seniors Chelsea Malone and Erika Hauenstein have received the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association’s Academic All-American award.
    To receive this award, participates had to have at least a 3.75 cumulative grade-point average.
    “It’s a great honor and they join an elite group of eight previous Marksmen swimmers who have received the award in the past 30 years,” said Tell City Coach Lew Anderson.

  • Henrickson 14th at state

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City senior Ryan Henrickson finished 14th among 27 competitors in the 400-meter dash at the IHSAA boys state track meet Friday.
    Henrickson ran the race in 50.49 seconds, 56-hundredths of a second slower than his regional winning time.
    “Ryan ran a pretty strong first half of the 400,” said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden. “He definitely struggled the last 75 or 100 meters.
    “If he would’ve matched his regional time, he would’ve finished ninth.

  • Gibson, Brumfield make All-PLAC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s Morgan Gibson and Kristi Brumfield were named to the All-PLAC girls softball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Gibson, a senior center fielder, led the Commodores in hitting overall with a .368 batting average. She stole five bases and drove in five runs.
    She hit .478 in PLAC games to finish fifth in the conference batting race.
    She stole three bases in conference play.

  • Three Commodores make All-PLAC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central seniors Lucas Bryant, Andrew Harpenau and Kyle Troesch were named to the All-PLAC baseball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Harpenau, a pitcher third baseman, also made the team as a sophomore. He missed all of his junior season with a knee injury but came back strongly this year.
    “He worked really hard rehabbing it in the offseason,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers.

  • PC’s Douglas qualifies for boys...

    JASPER—Perry Central junior Brad Douglas shot an 11-over-par 83 in the IHSAA boys golf sectional at Sultan’s Run Friday to qualify for the regional.

  • Perry Central 6th in PLAC golf

    FRENCH LICK—A few bad holes hurt Perry Central as the Commodores finished sixth in the PLAC boys golf tourney Monday.
    Mitchell won with 325 strokes. Perry Central shot 390.
    “We got off to a good start,” said Perry Central co-coach Tyler Griffith. “Then  the end of the front nine really hurt us—we struggled on holes five through eight.”
    Freshman Andrew Huber shot a 19-over-par 89 to lead the Commodores on the tough Donald Ross course. He finished 11th overall among 35 golfers in the tourney.

  • Braves rip Bulldogs early

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Tecumseh jumped to a 16-0 lead in the first three innings and crushed Cannelton 22-4 in the first round of the Class A baseball sectional Monday.

  • Rebels’ bats blazing in win over...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—South Spencer pounded out 17 hits, including five for extra bases, to beat Perry Central 14-1 in Class 2A first-round baseball sectional action Monday.

  • Wildcats top Tell City in 8-...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Mater Dei scored its last five runs on just one hit as it beat Tell City 14-11 in eight innings in Class 2A baseball sectional semifinals Tuesday.