Today's Sports

  • Ress on All-PAC team

    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.

  • Summer baseball landscape...

    At the end of Tell City’s high school baseball season a week ago, Mark Wahl noted that in his three-year career as the Marksmen’s coach he had never made out a starting lineup card without Trent Benningfield, Trent Gunn and Shane Weedman’s names on it.
    But now he is getting ready to coach against those three twice this summer.

  • Logos’ big inning gives German...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Logos scored 12 runs on just three hits in the fifth inning to beat German American Bank 14-9 in Tell City Babe Ruth League baseball Monday.

  • Flannagan 18th in state meet

    BLOOMINGTON—Tell City freshman Logan Flannagan finished 18th in the 300-meter hurdles at the IHSAA girls state track meet Saturday.
    Flannagan ran the race in 46.40 seconds, 16-hundredths of a second slower than her regional winning time.
    The meet featured a fast hurdles field, as Skyler Carpenter of Westview set a state record in winning the race in 42.03.
    Tell City junior Kayla Galloway was the only other Perry County girl to compete in the state meet. She finished 24th among 27 in the discus after being seeded 27th.

  • Tell City places 2 on All-PAC

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City seniors Trent Gunn and Shane Weedman were repeat selections to the All-PAC baseball team selected by conference coaches last Thursday.
    Gunn made the team for the third year in a row, though he made it as a utility player this year after making it as an infielder the last two years.
    With fewer power hitters around him in the lineup, his power numbers were down this year as opponents pitched around him more.

  • 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.