Today's Sports

  • Heading for international tourney

    J.D. Powers, Eddie Duke and Wyatt York will represent Powers’ Martial Arts in Orlando, Fla. Aug. 15 at the International Martial Arts Festival at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Duke won a world qualifier and will compete in the Elite Martial Arts World Championships.

    Powers and York will compete in the KICK National/Open Sport Martial Arts tourney. Powers’ Martial Arts is located at New Directions on Main Street in Tell City.

  • Baseball awards

    Tell City’s 2014 varsity baseball award winners are (from left) Jarrett Hawhee, mental attitude; Reed Goffinet, most improved; and Spenser Beard, best offensive player. Absent: Chris Schaefer, best pitcher, and Austin Paulin, best defensive player.

  • Home Mutual wins tourney too

    TELL CITY — Logan Marshall went 4 for 5 as Home Mutual beat Complete Lawn Care 12-5 to win the Tell City Cal Ripken League’s age-11-12 playoff tourney last Monday.

    Home Mutual rallied after falling behind 5-0 in the first inning.

    Bren Miller pitched the first five innings for Home Mutual to get the win and Ross Wilgus pitched a 1-2-3 sixth inning in relief.

    Home Mutual also won the league’s regular-season title and finished 16-2 overall.

  • Swimming freestyle

    Gabrielle Ettensohn of the Tri-County Swim Club swims the age-10-and-under girls 200-meter freestyle in the Southern Indiana Swim Conference summer meet at Tell City’s John F. Kennedy Pool Friday.

    The meet was scheduled to continue through Sunday. See more photos and results in Thursday’s issue.

  • Should Hayes sit out this school...

    Tell City’s volleyball and girls basketball teams were dealt a severe blow when Kassidie Hayes tore an anterior cruciate ligament in an AAU volleyball tourney recently.
    It was also a blow to Hayes’ college scholarship opportunities for volleyball.
    More than 10 college coaches were reportedly seriously scouting her at the tourney but now they won’t get another chance to see her play before the final signing period, as she will miss her entire senior high school season.

  • Seventh-inning two-out rally...

    TELL CITY—After having two outs and nobody on base, Cash Waggner rallied for five runs in the seventh inning to beat Tri-State Service & Maintenance 14-12 for the Tell City Women’s Softball League playoff title Tuesday.
    Tri-State scored six runs in the bottom of the fifth to take a 10-8 lead and still led by two after each team scored twice in the sixth inning.
    Cash Waggner’s first two batters in the seventh grounded out. But then Candy Parks singled to right-center field, advanced to second on a bobble, and scored on Lauren Goffinet’s single to right.

  • Wahl returns as Tell City’s...

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    TELL CITY—Mark Wahl is returning as Tell City’s baseball coach after a two-year absence from the position.
    Wahl was hired by the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. last week to succeed Jason Wilkerson, who resigned last month.
    Wahl, 33, came to Tell City seven years ago as a fifth grade teacher and assistant baseball coach.

  • Princeton, Rockport likely...

    ROCKPORT – A winnable opening game will likely give way to a stiff challenge for Rockport in the American Legion Baseball regional.
    Post 254, which is hosting the four-team, double-elimination tourney, will open against Jasper at approximately 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 22. The game will follow the opening tilt between Washington and defending state champion Princeton, which begins at 4.
    Play will continue the next day, with the game-one losers facing off at 4 p.m. and the winners meeting at 7:30.

  • TC players help Rockport rout...

    JASPER – Two Tell City players had two RBIs to help lead Rockport to a 19-6 American Legion baseball rout over Jasper Wednesday.

  • Cash Waggner explodes in 13-16...

    TELL CITY – Cash Waggner exploded for 10 runs in the fourth inning to trounce Legacy Financial Services 17-6 in the Tell City Girls Softball League’s age-13-16 playoff tourney finals Wednesday.