Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • K of C finishes undefeated in...

    TELL CITY—Jamon Burchett hit a grand slam as the Knights of Columbus beat Home Mutual Insurance 12-1 to win the Cal Ripken Major League (age-11-12) playoff tourney last Thursday.

    The score was tied 1-1 after two innings.

    K of C took the lead for good on Phillip Kehl’s two-run triple in the third inning and broke the game open with Burchett’s grand slam in the fourth.

    Burchett went 3 for 4 with five RBIs. Kehl added two RBIs and Justin Stiles hit an RBI double.

  • Moose shuts out all three AAA...

    TELL CITY—Strong pitching allowed Moose to shut out all three of its opponents in the AAA (age-9-10) Cal Ripken League playoff tourney last week.

    Moose beat Schaefer & Paulin Auto Parts 12-0, German American Bank 15-0, and German American Bank again 9-0 Friday to win the double-elimination tourney undefeated.

    Travis Burchett struck out 11 and gave up no hits and no walks in four innings as he was the winning pitcher in the championship game.

    Bryson Naviaux pitched the last inning for Moose, giving up one hit and no walks and striking out one.

  • Perry Central splits twinbill

    CORYDON—Perry Central scored five runs in the third inning to beat Corydon 6-3 in the first game of a Teen League baseball doubleheader Monday.

    The Commodores had seven hits for the game, with five of them coming in the third inning.

    Zach Foster’s two-run double was the big blow of that inning.

    Brad Douglas had two hits for the game and drove in one run for the Commodores.

    Joey Peter pitched a four-hitter for the win. He walked two and struck out two.

    Corydon won the second game 2-1 in six innings.