Today's Sports

  • Wagner signs to swim for Butler...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Butler University’s strong pharmacy program has netted the school a strong swimmer.
    Amanda Wagner, a 2012 Tell City graduate, said Monday that is the main reason she chose Butler, as she wants to major in pharmacy and can spend all six years doing so on the Butler campus.
    For four of those years she should be one of the best breaststroke swimmers on the team, which competes in NCAA Division I and will start competing in the Atlantic 10 Conference this fall.

  • Commodores rally to beat...

    LEOPOLD—Dylan Seibert singled home the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning as Perry Central edged Crawford County 19-18 in seventh grade baseball Wednesday.
    The seven-inning game lasted nearly four hours as it featured a lot of good hits, some bad errors, and nearly everything in between.
    Crawford County scored three runs in the top of the seventh to take an 18-16 lead.
    In the bottom of the inning Bailey Huff singled and Coby Aders was hit by a pitch to start the Commodores’ rally.

  • Parks wins 4th batting title

    TELL CITY—Candy Parks (nee Jarboe) of Smitty’s Memorial Team went 2 for 3 Thursday to clinch her record-tying fourth Tell City Women’s Softball League batting title.
    She finished the regular season with a .625 batting average. Kelsey Malone of Chappie’s Girls finished second in the batting race at .611 and Jaci Garrett of Smitty’s was third at .600.
    Parks tied former teammate Kathy Alvey for most batting titles in the 32 years the league has awarded them.

  • Weedman no-hits Marion in OV...

    OWENSBORO, Ky.—Shane Weedman, a 2011 Tell City graduate, pitched a no-hitter for the Owensboro Oilers in a 3-0 win over Marion in the Ohio Valley Summer Collegiate Baseball League Tuesday.
    Weedman struck out nine and walked four as he raised his record to 2-1 in the wooden-bat league. He has a 3.15 earned run average and has struck out 27 and walked 18 in 20 innings.
    It was the first no-hitter in the seven-year history of the Oilers.
    Weedman also threw a no-hitter for Tell City as a junior against South Central April 8, 2010.

  • Casey Electric finishes unbeaten

    TELL CITY—Jayden Casebolt hit two home runs and two doubles as Casey Electric beat Perry County Auto & Towing 14-8 to win Tell City’s age-8-9 girls softball playoff tourney Thurs-day.
    Casey Electric led only 9-8 after 41⁄2 innings but scored five in the bottom of the fifth to take control. Casebolt’s second homer in as many innings capped that rally.
    Chloe Sandage, Kylie Aders and Kyra Hemmings each added three hits to Casey’s attack, with Aders getting one double.

  • Spinner leaves Patriots to...

    TELL CITY—In seven years as Heritage Hills’ swim coach Angie Spinner won two PAC boys titles and two girls ones. She will try to win more this year for Tell City.
    She has resigned as the Heritage Hills swim coach to take the same position at Tell City after being offered a job teaching special education at Tell City.
    She said she always wanted to be a teacher but was unable to secure a teaching job at Heritage Hills.

  • IHSAA compromise may help local...

    Will the IHSAA’s recent decision to make teams move up a class if they experience great tourney success in a two-year period help Perry County teams?
    It could, but it may also be a double-edged sword.

  • Rockport Jr. Legion earns sweep...

    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    LINCOLN CITY—Rockport’s Junior Legion baseball team had five multi-run innings in a doubleheader sweep of the Hoosier Express Tuesday.
    Rockport scored three in the first inning and six in the fifth to claim a 9-1 win in game one.
    Kobe Stephens had two hits and scored two runs. Mailin Webb led the team with three RBIs.
    The Express scored once in the first inning but could not do so again, leaving nine men on base.

  • Princeton stops Senior Legion...

    PRINCETON—Princeton broke a 1-1 tie with four runs in the fifth inning en route to a 7-2 Senior Legion baseball win over the Hoosier Express Saturday.
    Each team had seven hits but Princeton put its hits together better in its big inning.
    Adam Braunecker led the Hoosier Express, going 3 for 5 with a run scored.
    The Express, 4-5, will play Jasper at Heritage Hills tonight at 6.

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  • Pump Pros wins 10-12 tourney

    TELL CITY—Peyton Litherland drove in three runs as Pump Pros defeated R&A Sports 17-9 to win Tell City’s age-10-12 girls softball playoff tourney Tuesday.