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Today's Sports

  • Garrett's hitting helps all...

    HUNTINGBURG - Allicyn Garrett hit .667 as Tell City's age-13-14 all-stars went 2-1 in a 13-team age-14-and-under girls softball tourney last weekend.

    Tell City won its two pool games Saturday, beating Bloomington Lightning 11-9 and Indiana Stingers of Evansville 11-8.

    The tourney was then divided into two single-elimination brackets, with Tell City in the bracket for the top seven teams.

  • Swimmers cut times to take...

    HUNTINGBURG - With the team's second trophy finish in the last two weekends, Tell City Swim Club Typhoons Coach Jeff Simpson said he's "very proud of what we've been able to do in the last couple of meets."

    Last weekend the club was at Huntingburg and finished third overall. "Our swimmers dropped a lot of time and did very well," he said. "Bailey Malone dropped a lot of time and finished very well for us. She did a good job and helped us secure the third-place finish."

  • PC girls tie one softball game,...

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central Junior High girls tied one and lost another softball game at home against Crawford County Saturday, then lost two more on that team's field the following Monday.

    Kristy Brumfield pitched the entire first Saturday game, which stopped when time expired at five innings with each team holding six runs, according to Coach Greg Gibson. Brumfield struck out five batters, walked four and gave up two hits, he said.

    Brumfield, Hannah Harpenau and Sydney Goffinet each got two hits. Harpenau reached second base on one of them, and the others were singles.

  • Tell City earns two firsts, one...

    TELL CITY - Tell City's 8U and 12U teams took first places in an all-star softball tourney last weekend while 10U members placed second.

    Excellent Defense

    In the 8U games, coach David Sanders said the team played excellent defense overall and hit the ball well, with the team batting average at .527 for the tourney. In Game 1 against Tell City's 7U team, the girls won 9-4, with Emily Hagedorn and Breanna Bryant hitting 2-for-2 and Katelyn Hughes and Savannah Alvey hitting 2-for-3 against the pitching machine. Rachael Malone and Hughes each got two runs.

  • TC splits double-header in...

    Marksmen play 'our best night,' coach says

    TELL CITY - "I thought we made many fundamental errors in the first game, a lot of basic mistakes," Jasper Coach Andy Noblitt said after a Diamond League Baseball double-header at Tell City Tuesday. "We did not do that the second game. I thought we played much better fundamentally, doing what we normally do, and the kids were able to salvage Game 2."

    Tell City topped Jasper 8-3 in Game 1, then lost to Noblitt's team 6-5.

  • St. Benedict nuns book Danno for...

    Would you like to play golf with a world famous actor and a former women's professional golf star?

    And would you like to do it less than 50 miles from Tell City?

    You can, thanks to Ferdinand's Sisters of St. Benedict.

    They will host their sixth annual Gala and Dome Golf Classic Sept. 7-8 in West Baden and French Lick. And they have booked James MacArthur and his wife to speak at the gala and play in the scramble.

  • Chinn, Davis win Glen Ress Open

    TELL CITY - Bruce Chinn and Kevin Davis birdied the first playoff hole to repeat as champions of the Glen Ress Memorial Open golf scramble Sunday.

    Chinn and Davis and 2005 champions Murray Minto and Erik Lassaline each shot 130 for the regulation 36 holes.

    Keith Pierrard and Jim Dauby finished third at 132. That was the same score as Bob Linne and Jeff Foury had, but other than for first place ties are broken by comparing scores on their last holes.

    Bill Baur and Denny Baur won the first flight with a 134, two strokes ahead of three other teams.

  • Tell City 3rd in own meet

    TELL CITY - Erika Hauenstein won seven events to lead the Tell City Swim Club to third place in its nine-team invitational last weekend.

    Tell City scored 1,278 points, just seven behind second-place Mount Vernon. Owensboro won with 1,575 points.

    Hauenstein won the age-15-and-over girls 200-meter backstroke in 2:51.80, the 100 butterfly in 1:24.62, the 100 breaststroke in 1:41.25, the 200 individual medley in 2:57.70, the 100 back in 1:20.84, the 200 breast in 3:32.09, and the 200 free in 2:46.08.

  • PC splits games with Paoli

    PAOLI - Perry Central scored seven runs in the last inning to beat Paoli 8-7 in the second game of a junior high girls softball doubleheader Monday.

    Allison Parker had the Commodores' only hit that inning, as they also took advantage of seven walks and one Paoli error.

    Kristi Brumfield drove in two runs for Perry Central in the game with a double and a bases-loaded walk.

    She was also the winning pitcher, teaming with Miranda Claise to pitch a two-hitter.

  • Fire & Ice finishes 4th in...

    HUNTINGBURG - Sydney Grass hit .615 to lead Fire & Ice, Tell City's age-16-and-under girls softball travel team, to fourth place in an eight-team tourney last weekend.

    Fire & Ice went 3-2 in the tourney.

    They beat Newburgh Blasters 10-4 and Evansville Thunder 9-0 before losing to the Evansville Stealers 7-6.

    They came back to beat the Evansville Earthquake 10-4 but lost to the Indiana Blasters 5-3.

    Jaci Garrett hit a home run in the first inning against the Newburgh Blasters and another one in the fourth inning against Evansville Thunder.