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Today's Sports

  • COLUMN: Rebels’ latest title...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    South Spencer, which is in the same sectional and conference as Tell City, won the Class 2A baseball state title this month for the second time in three years and third time in seven years.

    That reinforces the belief that this area’s Class 2A sectional is the strongest one in the state and the Pocket Athletic Conference is one of the strongest baseball conferences in the state.

  • Legacy Financial regains sole...

    TELL CITY—Legacy Financial pounded out 18 hits in five innings to beat Cash Waggner & Associates 20-8 in a battle for first place in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league Thursday.

    The two teams were each 6-3 going into the game. But Legacy took control with a seven-run second inning on six hits, including a triple by Leah Hellums and a double by Maddie Briem.

    Savannah Alvey went 4 for 5 with a double to lead Legacy’s hitters.

    Tori Peter added three hits and Hellums and Briem each had two. Hellums drove in three runs.

  • Waninger takes 3rd in Mountain...

    CLARKSVILLE— Mason Waninger of Tell City placed third among 18 in an age-15-16 Indiana Junior Golf Mountain Dew Tour tourney at Wooded View Golf Club June 11.
    He shot a personal best 7-over-par 78 on the par-71 course as he carded two birdies and nine pars.
    Timothy Wiseman of Corydon won with 75 and Mitchell Frederick of Corydon placed second at 77.
    Waninger’s finish earned him 11 tour points.

  • Rhodes sets Brescia HPB record

    OWENSBORO, Ky.—Tell City graduate Jordan Rhodes set a Brescia University baseball record by getting hit by pitches 15 times in 57 games this spring.

  • Rebels’ latest title should give...

    South Spencer, which is in the same sectional and conference as Tell City, won the Class 2A baseball state title this month for the second time in three years and third time in seven years.
    That reinforces the belief that this area’s Class 2A sectional is the strongest one in the state and the Pocket Athletic Conference is one of the strongest baseball conferences in the state.

  • Brewster one-hits Crawford County

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Dakota Brewster gave up only one tainted infield hit as Perry Central beat Crawford County 4-3 in eighth grade baseball Friday.
    Brewster struck out seven and walked one in the five-inning game.
    Perry Central Coach Rick Graves said he wasn’t sure how much Brewster would be able to pitch because he had strained his neck lifting weights earlier in the day. But he looked strong throughout.

  • Legacy Financial regains sole...

    TELL CITY—Legacy Financial pounded out 18 hits in five innings to beat Cash Waggner & Associates 20-8 in a battle for first place in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league Thursday.

  • Legacy nips Cash Waggner to take...

    TELL CITY—Legacy Financial scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to beat Cash Waggner 11-10 Friday and take sole possession of first place in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league.
    Cash Waggner took a 10-9 lead in the top of the sixth on Monica Bartley’s three-run, inside-the-park homer. It followed a double by Shannon Bryant, a walk to Madison Gilliland, and a fielder’s choice.
    In the bottom of the sixth, singles by pool player Emily Hagedorn and Casey James, a fielder’s choice, and a wild pitch tied the score.

  • Hubert’s two-hitter helps...

    LEOPOLD—Luke Hubert pitched a two-hitter as Perry Central beat Springs Valley 4-2 in eighth grade baseball last Thursday.
    Hubert walked three and struck out 10 in the five-inning game.
    Adam Dauby and Darren Craig each hit a double to lead Perry Central’s offense, with Craig’s driving in a run.
    “I’ve got four pretty dominant pitchers who are going to make an impact in high school,” said Perry Central Coach Rick Graves, listing Hubert, Dakota Brewster, Kyle Goldman and left-hander Ethan Myler.

  • Express splits two games

    LINCOLN CITY—Guadalupe Perez scored on a ninth-inning wild pitch to give the Hoosier Express a 4-3 win over Boonville in Legion baseball Friday.
    Perez was one of three Express players to walk in the inning before crossing the plate for the winning run with one out.
    Mason Becher led the offense by going 2 for 5.
    The Express came out on the short end of a ninth-inning rally the next night, as Newburgh brought across the winning run in the final at-bat of a 7-6 win.