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  • Tell City tennis team more experienced

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City had only two seniors on its girls tennis team last year, so this year’s team is definitely more experienced.
    The Marksmen went 1-10 in dual matches last year, though, so Coach Nick Weyer hopes the returnees have improved.
    “Last year nearly our entire roster was new to the varsity level, so it was quite an adjustment,” he said. “We hope that experience will resonate in each aspect of the new season.”

  • Tell City rallies to beat PC 3-1 in junior high softball

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City erupted for three runs in the fourth inning to beat Perry Central 3-1 in junior high softball Friday.
    Perry Central took a 1-0 lead in the top of the fourth inning, and at that point Perry Central starter Brinna Parker had given up only one hit and one walk.
    She may have tired in the fourth inning, and she was facing the heart of Tell City’s batting order for the second time so they may have timed her pitches better.

  • Commodores outshoot Northeast Dubois

    ENGLISH—Coby Aders shot a 6-over-par 42 for medalist honors as Perry Central beat Northeast Dubois 187-238 in boys golf Tuesday.
    “He got off to a great start,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “Then he double-bogeyed No. 4 and bogeyed the next two holes. Then he finished out pretty strong.”
    Teammate Zach James was next with 43, including birdieing the par-4 No. 9 hole.
    “He got off to a pretty rough start but then he finished really strong,” said Dickerson. “He was even par for the last six holes.”

  • PC boys run past Cougars

    LEOPOLD—Marcus Graham and Clay James each won two individual events as Perry Central beat North Harrison 81-51 in boys track Tuesday.
    Graham won the 1600-meter run in 4:39 and the 3200 in 9:52, though no one pushed him in either.
    Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett was impressed with his 3200.
    “He didn’t have anybody around but he looked good,” said Barnett. “I think he’s going to break that 9:41 he ran last year (for a school record) before long.”

  • Cougars defeat Commodores

    LEOPOLD—North Harrison won eight of 15 events to defeat Perry Central 66-55 in girls track Tuesday.
    Payton Emmons won both hurdles races for Perry Central. She ran the 100-meter high hurdles in 16.44 seconds and the 300 lows in 53.41.
    Madelyn Peter also won two individual events for the Commodores, taking the 200 dash in 29.80 and the long jump at 14 feet, 1/4 inch.
    Claire Davis won the shot put with a 32-foot-6 throw and placed second in the discus with an 87-foot-9 toss.

  • Raiders outrun Marksman girls

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert won four individual events again but Tell City lost to Southridge 76-52 in girls track Tuesday.
    Kohnert went 14 feet, 6 inches in the long jump and cleared 5 feet to win the high jump.
    She also won both hurdles races, taking the 100-meter intermediate hurdles in 17.06 seconds and the 300 lows in 52.50.

  • Wolfpack beats Cannelton

    MARENGO—Crawford County used six hits, eight walks and six Cannelton errors to beat the Bulldogs 11-1 in baseball Monday.
    Brendan Crecelius hit a double and a single and drove in two runs to lead the Wolfpack attack.
    Cannelton had three hits, including a double by David Reed.
    Rafe Garrett and Jacob Pearey each added a single. Garrett drove in the team’s only run.
    Cannelton batters struck out 13 times in six innings.

  • Perry Central shuts out Orleans

    LEOPOLD—Ethan Myler pitched and hit Perry Central to a 4-0 PLAC baseball win over Orleans Saturday.
    Myler pitched five scoreless innings for the victory, striking our four and walking just one.
    “Ethan was just throwing strikes and we played really good defense behind him,” said Perry Central Coach Jeremy Edwards.
    Jaron Underhill relieved him. He struck out two and walked two in the final two innings.
    Myler went 2 for 3 to lead Perry Central’s five-hit attack.

  • Marksmen hold off Heritage Hills

    LINCOLN CITY—Nick Smith drove in two runs and Travis Burchett scored three as Tell City beat Heritage Hills 5-3 in PAC baseball Tuesday.
    Burchett hit a triple off the top of the right-center-field fence in the fourth inning and scored the game’s first run on a single by Smith.
    The Marksmen added two runs in the fifth inning as Whitaker Lyons reached base on an error.
    They manufactured a run on just one hit in the sixth. Tretter Lyons singled, moved to second on a fielder’s choice and to third on a balk, and scored on a passed ball.

  • Tell City stops South Central

    ELIZABETH—Hayley Fackler hit a double and a single and drove in two runs as Tell City beat South Central 9-2 in softball Saturday.
    Morgan Schuetter, Chloe Carman and Ava Hilgenhold each also had two of the Marksmen’s 10 hits.
    Tell City scored three runs in the second inning, when Fackler hit an RBI double, and put the game away with five runs in the fifth.
    Singles by Carman, Hilgenhold, Madison McFarling, Schuetter and Elizabeth Kehl, along with an error and a walk, fueled that inning.