Today's Sports

  • Tell City 16-U team 2nd in...

    HUNTINGBURG - With only one practice under their belts, the Tell City 16-and-under girls softball travel team came home with second place in the Diamonds of the South tourney June 7-8.

    The girls won four of five games before losing to the Indiana Blasters 11-3 in the championship game.

    "They had to play back to back in three games on Sunday to make it to the championship game," Coach Mark Rothergerber said. They played hard, he added, saying they felt good in finishing how they did.

  • Franzman still undefeated

    TELL CITY - Franzman Insurance won two games to retain a perfect season thus far in Tell City Babe Ruth League. The team defeated Marksmen Cab 18-6 June 3 and scored two runs in the seventh inning to defeat Thomas Glass, 7-3, June 4.

    In the game against Marksmen Cab, Trent Benningfield's homer helped Franzman explode in the fourth inning with nine runs. Nathan Wood had a hit in the same inning and Lucas Bryant had a single in the first and fifth innings and a double in the second.

  • Swimmers make splash with six...

    JASPER - Four of seven Tell City Swim Club members made top five finishes during Saturday and Sunday's Jasper Summer Invitational.

    Member Bailey Malone earned 14 points for her fifth place finish in the 200 meter individual medially in the age 13-14 group. In the age 15 50-meter freestyle race, Chelsea Malone also earned 14 points for her fifth-place win at Jasper Municipal Pool.

    Emily Sprinkle earned a total of 28 points for her two fifth place finishes, one for the age 9-10 100 meter fly and the other for the 50 meter back stroke.

  • HG&H gets first victory

    Coca-Cola drops Monday game in girls softball

    TELL CITY - Huber, Goffinet & Hagedorn Law Office had only four hits but took advantage of nine walks to beat Coca-Cola in Tell City age-13-16 girls softball Monday.

    Four players each had one hit for HG&H. Amanda Wagner hit a double for the team's only extra-base hit.

    Wagner also pitched all four innings for the win, walking only three and striking out two.

    Leslie Poole hit a single and a double for Coke and Cassidy Barnhill and Charissa Schaad each also had two hits.

  • Tell City's comeback falls...

    Forest Park picks up pair of Diamond League wins Tuesday

    TELL CITY - Tell City came close to winning the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader against Forest Park but the Marksmen fell a run short, falling 10-9 to the visitors from Dubois County.

    Tell City lost the first game 4-2.

  • Hair Razors defeats Swiss...

    TELL CITY - McKenzie Hayes singled home the tying and go-ahead runs in the sixth inning as Hair Razors beat Swiss Plywood 7-3 in Tell City age-13-16 girls softball Monday.

    Swiss led 3-2 going into the sixth inning but Hair Razors scored five unearned runs that inning on two hits, two walks and two errors.

    Hair Razors had five hits for the game, with five different batters each getting one single.

    Swiss had four hits, with Stephanie Posey getting a double and a single and Tory Coyle adding two singles. Posey drove in two runs.

  • Franzman Insurance only unbeaten...

    TELL CITY - Nathan Wood went 4 for 4 as Franzman Insurance beat Coca-Cola 12-0 last Tuesday to become the only remaining undefeated team in the Tell City Babe Ruth League.

    Lucas Bryant added two hits for Franzman's.

    Trent Benningfield and Jeff Braun combined to pitch a two-hitter for Franzman's.

    Dayne Seibert and Chris McDaniel had Coke's only hits.

    Franzman's also beat Kiwanis 16-3 last Thursday and had a 4-0 season record at the end of the week.

    Braun hit a double and two singles in that game. Benningfield and Trent Nelson each added two hits.

  • No TC players on All-PAC

    TELL CITY - No Tell City players were named to the All-Pocket Athletic Conference baseball team in voting by league coaches Monday.

    A former Tell City player, Gibson Southern catcher Mike Maddle, did make the 13-man honor squad.

    Maddle started at catcher last year as a freshman for the Marksmen before moving to Gibson County.

    Three Tell City players received honorable mention: Trent Gunn, Cody Pfeifer and Ryan Zuelly.

  • PC qualifies for regional

    JASPER - All four Perry Central scorers shot in the 80s as the Commodores placed third in the 14-team IHSAA boys golf sectional Saturday to qualify for the regional.

    Perry Central shot a 344, one stroke ahead of fourth-place Heritage Hills and three ahead of fifth-place Springs Valley.

    Tell City shot 391 to finish 12th.

    Jasper won with a 312 and Southridge was second at 335.

    The top three teams and the top three individuals not on those teams qualified for the regional, to be held today at 8 a.m. Perry County time at Country Oaks in Washington.

  • Huber places 3rd in state

    INDIANAPOLIS - Perry Central senior Nick Huber turned in the highest finish by any Perry Countian in 52 years as he placed third in the 300-meter intermediate hurdles at the IHSAA boys state track meet Saturday.

    Huber broke his own school record as he ran that race in 38.62 seconds.

    He did that despite running in the second of three heats. His fastest time of the season would have put him in the fastest heat, among the nine best seeds, but seeds were based on regional times, where Huber was still slowed slightly by an ankle injury.