Today's Sports

  • Mosby knows work is far from over

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. - Any big transition in life can be a lot for anyone to handle.

    For former Hancock County baseball standout Michael Mosby, the changes are a little easier to adjust to after the accomplishment of a lifelong goal.

    Within a two-week period, Mosby was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles, signed a professional contract with a $127,000 signing bonus, moved 400 miles away to West Virginia and took his first swings at the professional level.

  • Ohio Valley Gas sweeps age 11-12...

    TELL CITY - Ohio Valley Gas completed the sweep of titles for 11 to 12 year old softball after dominating Pump Pros 13 to 3 in the tournament title game.

    Ohio Valley Gas racked up seven hits by seven different batters and tallied up 13 walks to win the final. Pitchers Mary Steen and Leah Hellums combined to limit Pump Pros to three hits and seven walks.

    Ohio Valley Gas defeated Moskos Auto 13 to 9 in the semifinal game the day before to advance to the final. Jennifer Trujilo pitched the complete game for Ohio Valley Gas to take them to the championship.

  • TC stars win at Pine Ridge

    ST. ANTHONY - Tell City's age-8-and-under baseball all-stars rallied for four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat North Spencer 22-21 and win a tourney at Pine Ridge Saturday.

    Tell City finished the nine-team, double-elimination tourney undefeated, beating Jasper 11-5 June 28, Ireland 22-8 Friday, and Huntingburg 14-10 Saturday to reach the finals.

    The championship game was tied 18-18 after the regulation six innings and North Spencer scored three runs in the top of the seventh.

  • PC team plans scramble, dinners

    ENGLISH - Perry Central's girls basketball team will hold a golf scramble and pork chop dinners at Old English Golf Course July 24.

    The scramble will start at 1 p.m. Perry County time. Entry fee is $200 per four-person team or golfers can enter individually for $50 and be placed on teams. Prizes will be awarded to the top four teams.

    The scramble will be followed by a pork chop dinner from 6-9 p.m. with a live band playing. Dinners will cost $9 and will be available to anyone, whether they played in the scramble or not.

  • Marksman Cab overtakes Coca-Cola...

    TELL CITY—Cody Osborne and Tristan Simmons each drove in four runs as Marksman Cab beat Coca-Cola 14-10 in nine innings to win the Tell City Babe Ruth League playoff tourney Friday.

    Coke built a 8-2 lead with a six-run fourth inning capped by Hunter Herzog’s two-run triple. Matthew Cole also drove in two runs that inning.

    Marksman Cab chipped away in each of the next three innings, though, scoring three runs in the seventh inning to tie the score 8-8.

  • Cash Waggner tops Hair Razors to...

    TELL CITY—Cash Waggner & Associates scored five runs in the fourth inning and beat Hair Razors 9-1 to win Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball playoff tourney Wednesday.

    Whitney Brown started Cash Waggner’s big inning by being hit by a pitch.

    Jacki Malone and Derian Scales then reached base on errors, and Taylor Benningfield drove in two runs with a single to left field. A third run scored on a throwing error on the play.

  • Maddle, Gunn get state mention

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City’s Trent Gunn and Mike Maddle received honorable mention on the coaches’ Class 2A baseball all-state team released Thursday.

    Gunn, a junior, received honorable mention for the second consecutive year, though it was at shortstop this year and third base last year.

  • Babe Ruth all-stars announced

    TELL CITY—Coca-Cola and Kiwanis each placed four players on Tell City’s age-14 Babe Ruth all-star team announced last week.

    Franzman Insurance, which had a young team, led the age-13 all-star team with five selections.

    Evan Rothgerber is managing the age-14 team and Wes Deom is the age-13 team’s manager.

    There were not enough 15-year-olds in the league to have an age-15 all-star team this year.

    Tell City, which was moved from District 4 to District 5 this year, will host the age-14 district all-star tourney this weekend.

  • Smitty's regular-season...

    TELL CITY—Natalie Cole singled home the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning as Smitty’s Memorial Team beat the Diamond Divas 14-13 to clinch the Tell City Women’s Softball League regular-season title Thursday.

    The win gave Smitty’s a 7-0 record with one game left. Every other team in the league has at least two losses.

    Smitty’s has won most of its games this year with strong defense and pitching. Both of those areas were a little shaky at times Thursday, but the team had a season-high 20 hits.

  • 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.