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Today's Sports

  • George will be next Pacer star...

    No one should be surprised that Paul George plans to leave the Indiana Pacers as a free agent next summer.
    For more than 40 years, the Pacers have had trouble keeping their stars, especially scoring forwards, throughout the prime of their career. Why should George be the exception?
    Reggie Miller, a shooting guard who played for the Pacers 1987-2005, is the only Hall of Famer or perennial all-star who played his entire career with the Pacers.

  • Ettensohn, Marion lead Typhoons...

    JASPER—Gabrielle Ettensohn and Alden Marion of the Tri-County Typhoons won events in Jasper’s invitational swim meet last weekend.
    “We did well,” said Tell City Coach Stacy Marion. “We didn’t have enough swimmers compete to place in the top three teams, but the swimmers that were there swam really well.”
    Ettensohn won the age-11-12 girls 50-meter butterfly. She placed second in the 100 freestyle and third in the 50 free and 50 backstroke.

  • Little leads KP Divas to regular...

    TELL CITY—Bailey Little pitched a three-hitter as KP Divas beat Cash Waggner 10-1 to win Tuesday to win Tell City’s age-11-14 girls softball regular-season title.

  • Cash Waggner nips KP Divas to...

    TELL CITY—Kaylee Dixon and Rylie Schroeder combined for five RBIs as Cash Waggner beat KP Divas 7-5 in a battle of undefeated age-11-14 Tell City girls softball teams Wednesday.
    The game was tied 5-5 entering the fifth inning, which was to be the last due to the time limit.
    Justice Cash reached base on an error for Cash Waggner. She stole second base and scored on Schroeder’s double to center field.
    Schroeder advanced to third base on Ada Alvey’s ground-out and scored on Dixon’s RBI grounder.

  • Jeeps overtake Bulldogs late

    DUBOIS—Northeast Dubois scored five unearned runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to nip Cannelton 11-10 in junior high baseball Thursday.
    “We led 9-6 going into the bottom of the sixth inning and then we made three errors in the infield that really cost us five runs,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Lawalin. “You give someone six outs in an inning and they’re going to score on you.”
    Northeast Dubois had 11 hits for the game, including two doubles and a triple.

  • Commodores wallop Senators

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Andy Bishop pitched a three-hitter and Perry Central got strong hitting throughout its lineup to trounce West Washington 14-4 in junior high baseball Friday.
    Perry Central had 12 hits, with every starter getting at least one.
    Bishop, Zander Poole and Nic Hilgenhold each had two hits for the Commodores.
    Bishop, Poole and Tyler Hanloh each drove in two runs.
    The Commodores put the game away with a seven-run second inning.

  • Vaquero signs with Vincennes...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Recent Tell City graduate Seth Vaquero wants to major in anthropology or geology in college.
    Vincennes University is one of the few schools that offers both, and the Trailblazers also wanted him to run track and cross country for them.
    Thus it seemed like a good match, so Vaquero signed an athletic scholarship with Vincennes while visiting the campus Tuesday.

  • Area football coach recalls...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—For $40 a fan can meet and greet Justin Scheller, one of the stars of the movie, “A League of Their Own,” at a salute to the movie at the Huntingburg Event Center Friday at 7 p.m.
    He will also appear at the Dubois County Bombers’ game at League Stadium Saturday to help celebrate the 25th anniversary of the classic movie at one of the sites where it was filmed.

  • Cash Waggner, KP Divas each move...

    TELL CITY—Cash Waggner and KP Divas used dominant pitching performances to remain undefeated in Tell City’s age-11-14 girls softball league Monday and Tuesday.
    Cash Waggner beat Linne’s Diesel 10-1 Monday and Whalen Properties 12-0 Tuesday to improve to 3-0.
    KP Divas were also 3-0 after beating Linne’s 9-1 Tuesday.
    Cash Waggner and KP Divas were scheduled to meet Wednesday.
    Cash Waggner had no hits Monday but Linne’s pitchers walked 14, hit two batters, and threw numerous wild pitches in three innings.

  • Perry Central wins 6 of 8 junior...

    LEOPOLD—Pitching depth and clutch hitting helped Perry Central win 6 of 8 junior high baseball games last Thursday through Tuesday.
    Cameron Bland pitched a three-hitter as the Commodores shut out Orleans 4-0 Saturday. He struck out nine and walked only one.
    Will Maven and Nic Hilgenhold each hit a double for Perry Central.
    Perry Central won the second game 10-1 as Tate Mullis threw a no-hitter. He struck out nine and walked three.
    Bland had three hits, including an inside-the-park home run and a double, for Perry Central. He drove in four runs.