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Today's Sports

  • Benson says he doesn’t blame...

    I always suspected that former Indiana University star center Kent Benson was the anonymous donor of $500,000 to buy out Kelvin Sampson as IU’s men’s basketball coach five years ago.

  • Cassidy helps White team win all...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    NEW CASTLE—Perry Central’s Tanner Cassidy had 11 points, four rebounds, two assists, two steals and two blocked shots in 23 minutes to help the White team beat the Red team 85-79 in the Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic Class A-2A senior boys basketball game Saturday.
    Cassidy hit 5 of 9 shots from the field and 1 of 4 free throws as he tied Jalen McCoy of Borden for third highest scorer on the White team.

  • Lone win sends Legacy Financial...

    TELL CITY – Legacy Financial rallied in the bottom of the last inning to win its only game Wednesday and moved into a first-place tie in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league.
    Legacy trailed Ohio Valley Gas 8-6 in the middle of the last inning, but used a combination of hits and errors to win 9-8.
    That gave Legacy a 4-2 record. That was the same as Cash Waggner’s record after Cash Waggner lost two games Wednesday.
    Cash Waggner had only two hits and hit only two balls out of the infield in a 7-4 loss to Goffinet Homes.

  • Big fifth inning fuels Marksmen...

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat Sports Editor

  • Hoosier Express holds Washington...

    LINCOLN CITY — Austin Paulin went 2 for 3 and Luke Stetter tossed a shutout as the Hoosier Express topped Washington 11-0 in six innings Friday.

    After being shut-out in the season opener, the Express offense scoring three runs in the second, third and fifth innings before closing the game out with two more in the sixth.

    Guadalupe Perez finished with two RBIs. And despite scattering nine hits, Stetter and the Express defense kept Washington off the scoreboard.

  • Memorial golf scramble winners
  • Chinns’ birdie playoff takes...

    TELL CITY — Bruce and Andy Chinn of Tell City birdied the first playoff hole to edge Keith Pierrard and David Litherland for first place in the Glen Ress Memorial Open golf scramble Sunday.

    The Chinns and Pierrard and Litherland each shot 127 through the regulation 36 holes for the two-day tourney.
    The Chinns became the first father-and-son team to win the tourney.

  • Tell City Panthers win Seymour...

    SEYMOUR — Morgan Schuetter led the Tell City Panthers in hits, RBIs and runs scored as they won the Thunder Classic age-14-and-under girls softball tourney last weekend.

    The Panthers won three of four pool games. They beat Seymour 14-2 but then committed three errors in the first inning as they lost to Indiana Tomahawks 8-3.

    They rebounded to beat Edgewood Fire & Ice 13-3 and Southern Indiana Crushers 6-5 to earn the No. 2 seed for the single-elimination bracket.

  • Cash Waggner moves to 4-0

    TELL CITY—Natalie Sanders had three hits and Mollie Ingle had four RBIs as Cash Waggner ran its record to 4-0 with a 10-2 age-13-16 girls softball win over Goffinet Homes Wednesday.
    Sanders hit a double and two singles and scored two runs. Ingle had a double, single, walk and RBI grounder.
    Pool player Chelsey Billings also had two hits for Cash Waggner.
    Shannon Bryant and Monica Bartley combined to pitch a one-hitter for Cash Waggner.
    Bryant struck out five and walked two in four innings. Bartley struck out one in pitching a 1-2-3 fifth inning.

  • Waninger shoots 93 in regional

    HENRYVILLE—Tell City sophomore Mason Waninger shot a 93 in the IHSAA boys golf regional at Champions Pointe course Thursday.
    “Obviously he wasn’t real happy with his score, but he didn't play all that bad,” said Tell City Coach Keith Feldpausch. “He hit the ball well most of the day, but he had a few bad holes that hurt him.
    “This regional had a really strong field and it was a good experience for him. I expect him to be back there the next two years and possibly advance farther with the way he has improved his game and I’m sure will continue to improve.