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Today's Sports

  • Kashyab wins doubles tourney

    NEW ALBANY—Anjan Kashyab of Tell City teamed with Tyler Haas of Dubois County to win the age-14-and-under boys doubles division of the Sammy Pedan Fire Cracker Junior Open USTA tourney Sunday.

    Kashyab and Haas shut out Garret French and Cody Mamon of Sellersburg 6-0, 6-0 in the first round.

    In the finals Hass and Kashyab beat Will Andres of New Albany and Jacob Quinkert of Sellersburg 6-0, 6-3.

    Earlier Kashyab played in 16-and-under boys singles in the same tourney, as he is maxed out of ranking points for 14 Singles for this level of tourneys in USTA.

  • Hair Razors rallies to win...

    TELL CITY — Hair Razors rallied for three runs in the top of the seventh inning and beat Sports Acceleration 9-8 to win Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball playoff tourney Wednesday.

    Sports Acceleration scor-ed four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to build an 8-6 lead.

    A double by Kenzie Alvarez and a two-run single by Jessica Ballman were the key blows of that inning.

    Miranda Zuelly started Hair Razors’ seventh-inning rally with a long double to left field.

    Allicyn Garrett and Kate-lyn Kaufman added singles to score one run.

  • Sports Acceleration, Hair Razors...

    TELL CITY — Hair Razors used clutch hitting to survive close games Monday and Tuesday to reach the championship game of Tell City's age-13-16 girls softball playoff tourney.

    Hair Razors was scheduled to play regular-season champion Sports Acceleration for the title Wednesday.

    Hair Razors tied Cash Waggner & Associates for third place in the six-team league in the regular season and then won a coin flip with Cash Waggner for the third seed in the playoffs.

  • Kiwanis Babe Ruth champs

    TELL CITY – The Kiwanis Babe Ruth team went undefeated in tourney play, winning against Franzman Insurance 8-1 Tuesday night.

    Franzman won against Woodcrafters 8-9 earlier in the evening to make it to the championship game.

    In the championship game, Kiwanis hitters were Dakota Braunecker, Austin Paulin and Logan Simpson with singles and Trent Zuelly with a double.

    Pitchers were Brian Arnold and Paulin.

  • Tell City falls to Vincennes...

    NEWBURGH – Vincennes Green defeated Tell City 13-9 Tuesday to stop them from winning the double-elimination District 7 Cal Ripkin Age 12 Tourney in Newburgh.

    Coach Tyler Henning said the team only had six hits with Blake Haller going 1-for-1 with a double and two RBIs.

    “Other than that we were walked five times,” Henning said. In the bottom of the fifth inning, Henning said they were tied 4-4 and Vincennes Green scored nine but Tell City came back and scored five consecutive runs in the top of the sixth.

  • Sports Acceleration regular-...

    TELL CITY — McKenzie Hayes and Katie Elder combined to pitch a two-hitter as Sports Acceleration beat Cash Waggner & Associates 9-1 Wednesday to win Tell City's age-13-16 girls softball regular-season title.

    Sports Acceleration finished the regular season 7-1, one game ahead of second-place Frederick Sheet Metal.

    Hayes struck out three and walked four in four innings Wednesday. Elder struck out one and walked one in one inning.

    Jessica Ballman hit a triple and a single to lead Sports Acceleration's four-hit attack.

  • Gunn honorable mention all-state

    INDIANAPOLIS — Tell City sophomore Trent Gunn received honorable mention on the coaches' Class 2A baseball all-state team released last week.

    "Only three third basemen made the final ballot, and Trent was on the ballot ahead of players like Justin Hurst from Forest Park, who was a senior that had an incredible year," said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl.

    Gunn hit .463 with five home runs and 40 runs batted in. He also hit 10 doubles and four triples.

    He broke the school single-season record for most RBIs of 34 set by Larry Parker in 1983.

  • Tell City second at Corydon

    TELL CITY - Spenser Beard hit .667 with three home runs as Tell City's age-12 all-stars placed second in an eight-team Little League all-star tourney June 27-28.

    In pool play Tell City lost to the Sticks, a travel team based in Floyds Knobs but including one player from Michigan, 7-2 and beat Corydon 13-8.

    In the single-elimination bracket Tell City beat Tell City's 11-year-olds 12-2 and shut out Charlestown 3-0 to reach the championship game.

    C.J. Rowe and Beard combined to pitch a no-hitter against Charlestown, striking out 10. Each pitched three innings.

  • Big Ten salutes Harpenau

    WEST LAFAYETTE — Tell City graduate Ben Harpenau was named to the All-Big Ten Conference first team in track and field this spring and also made the conference's all-academic team.

    This was the third time he has been named to the all-academic team.

    Harpenau finished fourth in Purdue school history in the hammer throw with his personal best of 211 feet, 8 inches. He was fifth in school history in the 35-pound weight throw with a 66-foot-8 throw.

  • Kiwanis wins regular season by...

    TELL CITY—Kiwanis pounded out 11 hits to beat Coca-Cola 9-5 in its final regular-season Babe Ruth baseball game Monday.

    Kiwanis thus finished the regular season 13-3, winning the league title by three games over runner-up Franzman Insurance.

    Coca-Cola tied the game 3-3 with three runs in the bottom of the third inning on an error, two walks, a hit batsman, and a two-run single to left field by Chris Schaefer.

    Brian Arnold gave Kiwanis the lead for good, though, with a run in the bottom of the fourth.