Today's Sports

  • Coke clinches Babe Ruth title

    TELL CITY—Strong pitching by C.J. Rowe helped Coca-Cola beat Marksman Cab 8-4 Monday wrap up the Tell City Babe Ruth League regular-season title.

    Marksman Cab led 4-1 after the first inning, collecting four hits that inning and taking advantage of some Coke throwing errors.

    After that starting pitcher Rowe settled down to pitch a shutout the rest of the game.

    He allowed only one more hit, walked none, and struck out 10 after the first inning.

    For the game he gave up five hits and one walk and struck out 10.

  • Debra's Studio sweeps...

    LEOPOLD—Gaige Schaefer hit a three-run homer as Debra’s Studio beat  German American Bank 9-5 to win Perry Central’s Major League (ages 11-12) baseball playoff tourney June 19.

    Schaefer’s homer was the big blow of Debra’s eight-run third inning.

    Trey Mullis and Josh Ward each added two hits to Debra’s eight-hit attack.

    Jacob Kelly and Jared Judy each had two hits for German American.

  • Hair Razors, Cash Waggner...

    TELL CITY—Strong hitting games by Hair Razors and Cash Waggner & Associates Monday helped them advance to the championship game of Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball playoff tourney.

    They were scheduled to meet for the title of the single-elimination tourney Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

    Cash Waggner had a season-high 11 hits to beat Troy Clinic 16-1 in three innings in Monday’s first semifinal game.

    Brittany Brumfield went 3 for 3 and Taylor Benningfield added two hits for Cash Waggner.

  • Malone, Little lead Tri-County...

    HUNTINGBURG—Chelsea Malone and Bailey Little placed in the top three in all their events to lead the Tri-County Swim Club in SARG Summer Monsoon meet June 19-20.

    Malone won three age-15-and-over women’s events. She took the 200-meter freestyle in 2:31.41, the 200 backstroke in 2:44.90, and the 100 free in 1:07.82.

    She placed second in the 100 back in 1:17.36 and in the 50 free in 30.66 seconds.

  • PC defeats West Washington twice

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Perry Central overcame West Washington’s 8-0 first-inning lead to beat the Senators 13-11 in the first game of a junior high baseball doubleheader Tuesday.

    Perry Central rallied for seven runs in the second inning. Alton Cummings and Michael Sims each had two hits and each drove in three runs that inning.

    Cummings, Nathan Shaw and Austin Linne each hit a double that inning.

    “We hit the ball well that inning,” said Perry Central Coach Bob Linne.

  • Woodcrafters outslug Marksman Cab

    TELL CITY—Drew Mowery hit two doubles and a single as Woodcrafters beat Marksman Cab 14-9 in Tell City Babe Ruth League baseball Wednesday.

    The win pulled 9-5 Woodcrafters within half a game of 9-4 Marksman Cab in a battle for second place in the five-team league.

    Zach Flamion had two hits for Woodcrafters to back Mowery Wednesday.

    Drake Duke pitched the first four innings for Woodcrafters to earn the victory. He walked four and struck out two.

  • PC splits with Wolfpack

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central took advantage of a couple of Crawford County errors to beat the Wolfpack 5-2 in the second game of a Teen League baseball doubleheader Wednesday.

    The Wolfpack committed an error that led to three Perry Central runs in the first inning and another one that led to a run in the third inning.

    The Commodores had only four hits. But Tanner Cassidy and Andrew Mosby drove in runs with ground outs in the first inning and Stephen Hayes was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to force in a run in the second inning.

  • Hair Razors finishes 8-0

    TELL CITY—Katelyn Kaufman hit a double and a single as Hair Razors beat Cash Waggner & Associates 14-2 Wednesday to finish the regular season undefeated in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league.

    Kaufman was also the winning pitcher. She struck out seven and gave up two hits and two walks in four innings.

    Logan Flannagan and Allicyn Garrett each also had two hits for Hair Razors and Kira Maddle added a double.

    Kaufman and Maddle each drove in two runs.

  • Ress to retire in February

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City native Blake Ress announced Friday that he will retire as IHSAA commissioner Feb. 1, 2011.

    Ress, 68, began his tenure as the IHSAA’s seventh commissioner July 1, 2000, succeeding Bob Gardner.

    “I am genuinely appreciative for having had the opportunity to serve in this capacity for the past 10 years,” said Ress. “I have thoroughly enjoyed the experience and will treasure the memories.”

    Ress’ relationship with the IHSAA spans most of his adult life.

  • Commodores fall to Jeeps

    LEOPOLD—Northeast Dubois scored on hits, walks, errors, wild pitches and passed balls to beat Perry Central 19-5 in junior high baseball Thursday.

    “They were what I call pesky hitters,” said Perry Central Coach Bob Linne. “They got their bats on a lot of the good pitches our pitchers did make—they didn’t strike out very much.”

    The score was tied 2-2 after two innings. “Then the flood gates opened and we had no sand bags,” said Linne.