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  • PC second in two matches

    FRENCH LICK—Brad Douglas shot a 7-over-par 43 to lead Perry Central to second place in a three-team boys golf match on the Donald Ross course Thursday.
    Host Springs Valley won with 166 strokes. Perry Central shot 186 and Paoli 187.
    Perry Central’s next scorers were James Rogier with 43 and Trevor Carter 46.
    Nick Edwards and Nathan Bashor tied for fourth on the team at 53, and Eli Bryant was the fifth man with 58.
    Springs Valley’s Ethan Galloway was the medalist with 39.

  • Marksmen go 1-1 in sectional

    BOONVILLE—Tell City won all three singles matches and No. 1 doubles to beat Boonville 4-1 in the first round of the girls tennis sectional Wednesday.
    Rachel Woznicki shut out Kendra Hart 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles.
    Addie Peter beat Ashley Johnson 6-2, 6-2 in No. 2 and Theresa Hantschel defeated Amber Wade 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 in No. 3.
    Kelsey Gowers and Cassie Bryant outlasted Abi Gober and Haley Baker 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-2 in No. 1 doubles.
    Boonville’s Marissa Rees and Maddy Brown beat Robyn Scarpa and Megan Teague 6-2, 7-5 in No. 2 doubles.

  • Pike Central shuts out Tell City

    PETERSBURG—Pike Central took advantage of walks to beat Tell City 5-0 in PAC girls softball Wednesday.
    Tell City starter Makenzie Alvey gave up five walks, and all five of those runners came around to score.
    Each team had five hits and Tell City committed the game’s only error.
    “We actually played our best defensive game of the season,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “Hana Reed played the best game at shortstop I’ve seen anybody play in a long time.”

  • Claise leads Commodores to win

    LEOPOLD—Miranda Claise pitched a six-hit shutout and drove in two runs as Perry Central defeated Northeast Dubois 9-0 in girls softball Friday.
    Claise walked none and struck out two as she won her 10th game of the season.
    Each team had the same number of hits and walks, but the Commodores took advantage of five Northeast Dubois errors while committing only two themselves.
    Sydney Goffinet went 2 for 4 and drove in one run for Perry Central.

  • Perry Central sweeps Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Morgan Richardson hit an inside-the-park home run in each game as Perry Central swept Cannelton 10-0 and 12-6 in a girls softball doubleheader Wednesday.
    Richardson hit an inside-the-park homer to deep center field in the third inning of the first game to give the Commodores a 2-0 lead.
    It came right after Ashley Guillaume hit a triple to left and scored on a wild pitch.
    The Commodores added two more runs in the fourth inning, which was highlighted by a Hannah Edwards double.

  • PC gets 30 hits in 2 wins

    LEOPOLD—Nearly all season Perry Central baseball coach Phil Zellers has been concerned about his team’s lack of hitting. But those concerns were alleviated by the Commodores’ amassing 30 hits and 31 runs in their last two games.
    They had 13 hits and drew 12 walks in a 19-4 road win over Springs Valley Wednesday.
    Then they had 17 hits, including three doubles and a triple, in beating Forest Park, which started the week ranked seventh in the state in Class 2A, 12-9 Friday.

  • TC shuts out two foes

    FERDINAND—With a young staff, Tell City’s baseball pitching hasn’t been as consistent this year as in some seasons. But back-to-back two-hit shutouts Wednesday and Thursday will help the Marksmen’s pitching numbers.
    Errorless defense both nights also helped the pitchers, who were victimized by several unearned runs early in the season.
    Jordan Heck threw the two-hitter Wednesday as the Marksmen blanked Forest Park 7-0 in a PAC game. He walked one and struck out three.

  • PC boys track team wins first sectional

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Teams that win track sectionals often set a school record in at least one event, pick up a lot of second and third places, and have someone unseeded score some key points.
    Perry Central’s boys followed that formula to a T Thursday as they edged Forest Park 95-94 to win an 11-team sectional.
    Tell City finished fourth with 77 points and Cannelton was 11th with four.

  • COLUMN: Simply put, ‘The Avengers’ is awesome experience

    By ERIC HARRIS
    Film Review

    This is the comic-book movie people have been waiting for. Anticipation is high for any big-name comic-book property adaptation. For instance, we still have “The Dark Knight Rises” on the way, but “The Avengers” is unique because it is so unlikely. Take some of the heaviest hitters from the Marvel universe – Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, The Hulk, etc. – and combine them in one huge movie.