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Today's Sports

  • Kohnert leads Red team to...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    NEW CASTLE—Tell City graduate Chris Kohnert had 18 points, 13 rebounds, three blocked shots, three assists and a steal to lead the Red team past the White team 121-107 in the Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic senior boys Class A-2A game Saturday.

    Kohnert had 14 points and eight rebounds in the second half as the Red team pulled away to victory after leading by just six points at halftime.

  • Commodores split with Wolfpack

    LEOPOLD—Zach James drove in three runs to help Perry Central beat Crawford County 7-5 in the first game of a seventh grade baseball doubleheader Wednesday.
    James hit a bases-loaded double in the first inning to help the Commodores jump to a 7-0 lead.
    Luke Hubert also hit an RBI double.
    Adam Dauby pitched three shutout innings for the win. He gave up one hit and one walk and struck out two.
    Hubert pitched the last two innings, giving up three hits and three walks and striking out four.

  • Lassaline joins Roland to win...

    TELL CITY—Erik Lassaline won the Glen Ress Memorial Open golf scramble June 10 for the fourth time, with his third different partner.
    Lassaline and Ken Roland shot 126 for the 36-hole, two-day event to win by two strokes over Alan Malone and Barry Griffin.
    Dan and Brooke LaGrange were third at 129 and last year’s champions, Kevin Davis and Mike Wilson, were fourth at 130.
    Lassaline’s fourth title is one short of Mark Flannagan and Jeff Wrye’s record for the 23-year-old tourney.

  • George new Tell City AD

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Ryan George’s goal as Tell City’s new athletics director is “to get all our programs back to vying for PAC championships and being very competitive.”
    George, 41, was chosen Tuesday by the school board to succeed Maurice Harpenau.
    He will remain the Marksmen’s football coach but will give up his position as assistant track coach. He will oversee all Tell City athletic programs from elementary through high school.

  • Tell City coach leaves for...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Troy Noble has left Tell City’s basketball coaching position for a job he almost got four years ago.
    Noble resigned as the Marksmen’s head coach last Monday to take the same position at Elkhart Central, a Class 4A school.
    He left at 4 a.m. the next day and was working with his new players at Elkhart by noon.
    “I actually interviewed for this job four years ago and was the runner-up for it,” Noble said by telephone Thursday.

  • Legacy beats co-leaders

    TELL CITY – Legacy Financial Group scored 27 runs Tuesday to beat league co-leaders Hair Razors and Cash Waggner & Associates in back-to-back games in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league.
    Legacy’s double wins, along with two wins by Ohio Valley Gas this week, produced a tight four-team race with one week left in the regular season.
    Cash Waggner and Hair Razors are tied for first place at 4-2 and Legacy and Ohio Valley Gas are each one game back at 3-3.

  • Post 254 improves to 4-1

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Journal-Democrat Sports Writer

    ROCKPORT – After losing its season opener, Rockport's American Legion baseball team bounced back by earning four consecutive victories.
    Trent Benningfield had four RBIs and Jordan Heck hit a three-run home run in the sixth inning to lead Post 254 to its first win 11-3 over Jasper June 6.
    Benningfield had a two-run single, a bases-loaded walk and a sacrifice fly, which helped Post 254 build a 7-2 lead going into the sixth.

  • Tell City soccer field...

    By TRISTA LUTGRING
    Feature Writer

  • Rockport scores 23 in rout of...

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Journal-Democrat Sports Writer

    LINCOLN CITY – Rockport scored 13 runs in the first inning as it crushed the Hoosier Express 23-5 in American Legion baseball Friday.

  • Correction

    A story about Nathan Freeman’s archery awards in the News Thursday incorrectly stated that Tell City’s archery team finished 16th among 19 teams in the state tourney.

    The Marksmen actually finished sixth.