Today's Sports

  • Power fishing reel enables...

    Phil Junker

    Outdoor Tales


    Although numerous anglers with disabilities have learned to fish with one arm and hand, most are limited to the types of fishing they can enjoy.

    There are several aids available to enable them, and now there is a new device that may further expand their opportunities to catch a variety of fish.

  • Commodores split doubleheaders,...


    Staff Writer


    LEOPOLD – Perry Central junior high baseball improved to 14-8, with a Patoka Lake Athletic Conference mark of 7-3, after winning three of five against Crawford County, Cannelton and Springs Valley.

    The Commodores hosted Crawford County Friday in a conference doubleheader, winning the opening game 11-3 and falling in the second 7-17.

  • Solid pitching leads to Tell...




    TELL CITY – Win or lose, Tell City Coach Mark Wahl is thankful for the additional time he gets to spend on the baseball field during the summer months with Marksmen players.

    “It’s huge for us because we get to put a lot of kids in a lot of different positions,” Wahl said. “When you have 30 kids on your roster, a lot of times with JV I don’t see those kids for weeks at a time.

  • Cash Waggner, Team Central...

    TELL CITY – Elena Hagedorn and Paige Martin combined for 15 RBIs as Cash Waggner swept a doubleheader with Ohio Valley Gas in Tell City’s age-11-14 girls softball league Monday.

    Cash Waggner won the first game 15-10 as Martin drove in seven runs with a three-run, inside-the-park home run, a two-run double and a two-run single.

    Hagedorn added four RBIs with a two-run double, a single and a groundout. Kenzie Kennedy hit a double for Cash Waggner and Kaylee Dixon scored four runs.

  • Chinns win 27th annual Glen Ress...

    TELL CITY – For the second year, the Glen Ress Memorial Open golf scramble was won by a two-generation family team.

    Bruce Chinn and his son, Andy, shot a winning 129 to win the 27th annual two-day 36-hole scramble, which raises money for area schools’ athletic departments.

    The Chinns shot a 65 Saturday and 64 Sunday in the championship flight. Their 129 was one shot better than the second-place team of Zach DeSpain and Rich Krzykowski and third-place finishers Jeff Wrye and Brett Hagedorn. Each of those duos shot a 130.

  • Tell City shut out on All-PAC...

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—No Tell City players were named to the All-PAC softball team selected by conference coaches last week.
    Tell City finished seventh in the nine-team conference with a 2-6 mark.
    None of the bottom three teams had anyone make all-conference.

  • Cannelton nips Perry Central late

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Each team had some big innings but Cannelton had the last one to overtake Perry Central 17-15 in junior high baseball Saturday.
    Perry Central scored 12 runs in the bottom of the first inning to jump to a 12-1 lead.
    Eight walks, four singles, James Adkins’ two-run double to left-center field, three wild pitches, and a hit batsman fueled that rally.
    Dylan Hubert had two hits and drove in two runs that inning.
    Cannelton scored 10 runs in the fourth to tie the score 12-12.

  • Hayes takes 18th in state meet

    BLOOMINGTON—Tell City senior Kassidie Hayes couldn’t match last season’s success at the girls state track meet, as she finished 18th in the shot put Friday.
    She had thrown the shot 40 feet, 6 1/2 inches in the Evansville Central regional. That would have placed her seventh in the state, one notch higher than she finished last year.
    But her best throw Friday was 36 feet, 3 3/4 inches. Her other two throws went 36-1 1/4 and 35-4 3/4, and she did not make the finals.

  • Parker chosen to play in Class...

    Sports Editor

    ANDERSON—Perry Central’s Brittany Parker has been chosen to play in the seventh annual Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic 11:30 a.m. June 20.
    The games, formerly held at New Castle, have been moved to Anderson University this year. But the format remains the same. The top senior girls from Class A and 2A schools from throughout the state participate in one game, followed by the top girls from 3A and 4A schools.
    Boys games with the same formats will follow.

  • 2011 TC baseball grads have...

    It’s rare for one high school team in any sport to have three athletes to sign to play that sport in college.