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Today's Sports

  • Beard on Class 2A first-team all...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    INDIANAPOLIS – Tell City junior center fielder Spenser Beard was one of three outfielders named to the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association’s Class 2A all-state first team released Sunday.

    Beard is the first Tell City player ever named to an IHSBCA all-state first team.

    “I was pretty surprised,” Beard said Sunday night. “I didn’t see it coming really.”

  • Age-5-6 girls softball action

    The Fraternal Order of Police team, the No. 4 seed in the tourney, beat Scrub Corner 22-8 for the title in Tell City's age-5-6 girls playoff tourney Wednesday. See accompanying photos from the championship game.

  • Casey Electric sweeps 9-10 titles

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Jayden Casebolt and Justice Cash combined to pitch a three-hitter as Casey Electric shut out Team Central 9-0 to win Tell City’s age-9-10 girls softball playoff tourney Wednesday.
    Casebolt struck out 10 and walked one in four innings. Cash struck out three and walked one in two innings.
    For the season Casebolt struck out 102 and walked only eight in 33 1⁄3 innings pitched.
    Cash went 2 for 2 to lead Casey’s five-hit attack.

  • Crystal Slunder award

    Mary Steen (right) of the Ohio Valley Gas team is the winner of the 2014 Crystal Slunder Mental Attitude Award in the Tell City Girls Softball League. The award is presented annually to a 16-year-old in the league to honor the memory of a former league player. League coaches voted on the award. Presenting the award to Steen Tuesday is Slunder’s daughter, Kelsey Nash.

  • Cash Waggner reaches finals of...

    TELL CITY—Brooke Lasher and Jennifer Trujillo combined to pitch a no-hitter as Cash Waggner beat Webb Wheel Products 15-0 Tuesday to advance to the finals of Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball playoff tourney.
    The other semifinal game and championship game were rained out and will be played Tuesday.
    Lasher pitched the first three innings against Webb Wheel, striking out six and walking one. She also hit one batter, and two reached base on errors.

  • Dixon & Dixon sweeps titles...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Addy Widmer drove in four runs with a homer and single as Dixon & Dixon Auction beat German American Bank 21-16 to win Tell City’s age-11-12 girls softball playoff tourney Monday.
    Dixon & Dixon trailed 14-13 entering the bottom of the fifth inning but scored eight runs that inning to take control.
    Widmer’s three-run, inside-the-park homer to right field and Chloe Sandage’s triple to right were Dixon’s only hits that inning.

  • Davis propels Millstone to title

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Reece Davis pitched a no-hitter and hit a home run as Millstone Woodworks beat Ohio Valley Gas 10-0 to win Perry Central’s age-11-12 baseball playoff tourney Saturday.
    Davis struck out 13, walked none, and hit one batter in the five-inning game.
    Evan Underhill reached base on an error by the second baseman and Travis Throgmorton was hit by a pitch in the second inning. But Davis struck out the next three batters to end that threat.

  • Goffinet 1 for 3 as South team...

    CARMEL—Perry Central’s Sydney Goffinet went 1 for 3 to help the South sweep a doubleheader with the North in Indiana’s annual North-South girls softball senior all-star doubleheader Saturday.

  • Legacy beats Webb for third place

    TELL CITY—Legacy Financial had three extra-base hits as it beat Webb Wheel Products 21-1 to clinch third place in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league Thursday.
    Peyton Litherland and Courtney Berger each hit a triple for Legacy and pool player Alana Hagedorn added a double.
    Legacy improved to 4-5 while Webb Wheel fell to 2-6.
    Friday’s makeup games were canceled since all the places in the standings were decided and every team had several players gone.

  • Perry Central gets first win

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central used strong pitching to beat Springs Valley 8-1 in the second game of a seventh grade baseball doubleheader Wednesday.
    The Commodores scored two runs in each of the first two innings and four in the fourth to build and 8-0 lead before Springs Valley scored its only run in the fifth.
    Colten Bland pitched a complete game for the win.
    He also picked a runner off first base to start a double play.
    The runner proceeded to get in a rundown, with first baseman Clay James chasing him down for the first out.