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Today's Sports

  • Perry Central alum Huber named...

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Nick Huber set school records in six different track events for Perry Central. Now that versatility has helped get him named an NCAA Division I All-American in the decathlon.

    Huber finished 13th in the decathlon but the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association also selects the top eight Americans as All-Americans. He was seventh among Americans at the NCAA championships.

  • Hair Razors takes over 1st place

    TELL CITY – Hair Razors didn’t play in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league Tuesday but still took over first place.

    Cash Waggner was 3-0 going into Tuesday, a half game ahead of 3-1 Hair Razors. But Cash Waggner lost both its games to fall into a second-place tie with Ohio Valley Gas.

    Carriage Inn beat Cash Waggner 16-7 as Allison Parker went 3 for 3 and Alex Morrow hit a three-run inside-the-park homer.

    Sydney Goffinet added a double and a single for Carriage Inn.

  • Marksmen square off in summer...

    By CHRIS JOHANNES, Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    LINCOLN CITY – The Hoosier Express scored all its runs in the last three innings to beat Rockport Post 254 10-9 at Heritage Hills in American Legion baseball Friday.

    The Hoosier Express, a team comprised of players from Heritage Hills, Forest Park, Southridge and Tell City, is in its inaugural season.

    Jenkins Post’s Kyle Schwinghamer swatted a three-run homer in the fifth inning over the right-center fence that scored Trent Benningfield and Logan Brown.

  • Cash Waggner no-hits Ohio Valley...

    TELL CITY—Shannon Bryant and Jennifer Trujillo combined to pitch a no-hitter as Cash Waggner & Associates shut out Ohio Valley Gas 7-0 in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league Thursday.
    Bryant struck out three and walked four in four innings. Trujillo struck out one and walked none in two innings.
    Their teammates backed them with strong defense, committing only one error.
    Center fielder Jackie Malone made a nice running catch on a ball hit by Jessie Wheatley to end the fourth inning.

  • Tell City wins 2 of first 4...

    TELL CITY—Strong pitching performances carried Tell City to a doubleheader sweep of South Spencer in the Marksmen’s season-opening Southern Indiana Diamond League baseball games Tuesday.
    Jessie Lawalin pitched a two-hitter as Tell City won the first game 3-1. He walked one and struck out five.
    Austin Paulin hit an RBI double to lead Tell City’s four-hit attack. Ryan Dooley also drove in a run.
    Tell City won the second game 10-2 as Kenneth McCallister pitched a two-hitter. He also walked one and struck out five.

  • Douglas shoots 87 in regional

    MONTGOMERY—Perry Central junior Brad Douglas shot 87 in the IHSAA boys golf regional at Country Oaks Thursday.
    “He had a real good front nine,” shooting a 5-over-par 41 on it, said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.
    On the back nine “he had a hole where he had a bad break,” added Dickerson. “He hit the cart path and (the ball) rolled into the woods. He had to take a drop in three-inch grass.
    “I thought his composure was a lot better, though. He came back and parred the next hole.

  • Ress on All-PAC team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City senior pitcher Josalyn Ress has been named to the All-PAC girls softball team in voting by conference coaches.
    The team was elected May 27 but not released until Wednesday.
    Ress, who played first base, second base and outfield in a couple of games she did not pitch, made the team as a utility player.
    Only two players were named to the team as pitchers, Bre Wilzbacher of conference champion Gibson Southern and repeat selection Shelley Schmitt of North Posey.

  • New coach stresses defense in TC...

    If anyone questioned new Tell City boys basketball coach Troy Noble’s commitment to defense, they should put those fears to rest.

  • Carriage Inn, OVG, Hair Razors...

    TELL CITY—Carriage Inn used six extra-base hits to beat Legacy Financial 14-7 in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league Thursday.
    Sydney Goffinet hit a triple and a double to lead Carriage Inn.
    Allison Parker, Cat Diaz, Nikki Payton and Hunter Childers each added a double.
    Whittney Huff, Kendall Bennett, Erika Wilson and Tori Wade each hit a double for Legacy.
    Ohio Valley Gas beat Carriage Inn 7-3 earlier in the evening. No individual statistics were available from that game.

  • Fire & Ice places 2nd in...

    BRANDENBURG, Ky.—Fire & Ice, a Perry Central-based travel team, used timely hitting to place second in a seven-team age-16-and-under girls softball tourney last weekend.
    Fire & Ice gave up only six runs in its two pool games, so it entered the double-elimination round of the tourney as the No. 2 seed.
    Fire & Ice won two games in that bracket Saturday but lost to Outrage 95, a Louisville-based team, 10-0 Sunday.
    The Perry County team then beat the Louisville Stars 11-10 in eight innings to clinch second place.