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Today's Sports

  • LaGrange helps South to win in...

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central graduate Hunter LaGrange was a key member of the defense that propelled the South to a 16-7 win over the North in Indiana’s annual Grange Insurance/IFCA North-South All-Star Classic football game Friday.
    LaGrange started at outside linebacker for the South. He made a solo tackle for a loss late in the first half and also assisted on two tackles.
    “The South defense pretty well shut the North down,” said LaGrange. “The North got one big play on blown coverage, but other than that it was all South.”

  • Cronin made huge impact on PC...

    Eddie Cronin was a big man who made a big impact on Perry Central’s football program.
    Cronin died Friday at age 30 as the result of an automobile wreck.
    No one person has ever made a football team, but it is safe to say that without him Perry Central would not have made its first trip to the Class A state championship game in 1999.

  • Express loses last two

    EVANSVILLE—Funkhouser scored 11 runs in the seventh inning to beat the Hoosier Express 13-9 in Senior Legion baseball Tuesday.
    Rhett Baumeister pitched five strong innings for the Express, which led 7-2 going into the bottom of the seventh.
    “Baumeister had a great start,” said Hoosier Express Coach Mark Wahl. “We decided to keep his pitch count under 75 so that he could be able to pitch some for the Junior Legion (Express in that team’s sectional) on Friday or Saturday.

  • Goffinet leads Smitty’s to women...

    TELL CITY—Lauren Goffinet drove in seven runs as Smitty’s Memorial Team beat Chappie’s 14-1 to win the Tell City Women’s Softball League playoff tourney Tuesday.

  • Old-timers baseball game Aug. 7

    TELL CITY—Tri-state players (active or inactive) over age 40 are invited to participate in the annual Schweizer Fest old-timers baseball game Aug. 7.
    Registration begins at 5 p.m. at Frank Clemens Field.
    Players are asked to wear the uniforms they wore during their playing days, if possible. Each participant will receive an official Schweizer Fest hat. For more information or to register, call Kelly Malone at (812) 483-3381.

  • Fall bowling leagues forming

    TELL CITY — Fall and winter bowling leagues are now forming at Tell City Bowling Center. Anyone interested in bowling on a league should call the bowling center at 547-7958.
    The following is a schedule of organizational meetings and first bowling competitions:
    • Three-person Monday league, organizational meeting 7 p.m. Aug. 13. Bowling begins at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 20.
    • Three-person Tuesday league, organizational meeting, 7 p.m. Aug. 14. Bowling begins at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 20.

  • Express drops games to...

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Staff Writer

  • TC 9-year-olds score 6 in last...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY — Tell City’s age-9 all-stars rallied for six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to beat Tell City’s age-10 all-stars 10-9 to win the Ohio River Riot 10-and-under girls softball tourney Saturday.

    Both Tell City teams went 2-0 in pool play, each defeating Muhlenberg County Chaos and the Hancock County All-Stars.

  • PC 8th-graders sweep doubleheader

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central’s eighth-grade baseball team got the better of their seventh-grade counterparts Monday, sweeping a doubleheader.

    Nine different eighth-graders got hits in game one, helping them earn a 10-5 win.

    Dakota Brewster drove in two runs while throwing three shutout innings from the mound.

    Aaron Lutgring and Kyle Goldman also added RBIs for the eighth grade.

    Dylan Seibert had the best showing at the plate for the seventh grade in game one, blasting a two-run double in the fourth inning.

  • Express splits weekend games

    ROCKPORT — Rockport jumped out of the gate with a four-run first inning en route to an 11-1 win over the Hoosier Express Saturday.

    Post 254 out hit the Express 13-3. After the Express broke the scoreboard in the top of the seventh, Rockport responded with five runs of their own to secure a 10-run rule victory.

    Drew Mowery, Derek Kippenbrock and Adam Braunecker all had singles for the Express.