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  • Guarding the Nest

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  • Dickenson is county’s newest deputy

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    CANNELTON – A former chief of police who led Cannelton’s police force before resigning last year has been hired by the Perry County Sheriff’s Department.

    Eric Dickenson was hired last week as a deputy and will begin work full time May 3. He fills a vacancy created when Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Shadwick was hired as a patrolman in Tell City.

    Dickenson has worked as a part-time deputy for nearly two years.

  • Commodores split games

    HUNTINGBURG—Morgan Richardson hit a home run and a double as Perry Central beat Southridge 7-5 in girls softball Thursday.
    Richardson led off the game with a homer over the fence and later drove in a run with a double.
    Ashley Guillaume added two RBIs on a double. Brooke Litherland hit a single and a double and drove in one run, and Heather Hendricks hit a single and a triple.
    Miranda Claise pitched a complete game for the win. She gave up six hits and one walk and struck out four.

  • Bulldogs sweep Rock Creek

    CANNELTON—Larry Holman drove in four runs and pitched a four-hitter as Cannelton beat Rock Creek 11-2 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Friday.
    Bryce Garrett hit two doubles and drove in three runs as Cannelton won the second game 9-7.
    In the first game the Bulldogs scored nine runs in the first inning, which included a triple by Holman.
    “We came out and hit the ball well,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    “Larry threw well and we made the routine plays, which saved our pitchers a lot of pitches.”

  • PC nips Mitchell in 8th

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central scored the only run without a hit in the eighth inning to beat Mitchell 1-0 in PLAC baseball Friday.
    Both teams’ best scoring threats came in the extra inning.
    Mitchell led off the top of the eighth with a triple. But the next batter grounded to the third baseman and the runner on third was tagged out in a rundown.
    Zach Foster reached base on a dropped third strike to lead off the bottom of the eighth for Perry Central.
    He stole second base and advanced to third on Trent Brown’s sacrifice bunt.

  • Tell City upsets Rebels

    ROCKPORT—Trent Rainey and Chris Kohnert each drove in two runs as Tell City defeated South Spencer 9-7 in nine innings in baseball Wednesday.
    Tell City had 11 hits, with Reese Miller going 3 for 5. Kohnert added a single and a double and Jordan Heck also had two hits.
    Chris Schaefer pitched the last 21⁄3 innings for Tell City to get his first varsity win. He gave up no runs or walks and hit one batter.
    Dayne Seibert pitched the first 52⁄3 innings for the Marksmen. He walked two and gave up six runs.

  • Perry Central romps past Rangers, Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central won 10 of 16 events as it dominated a girls triangular track meet with Forest Park and Tell City Thursday.

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  • Rangers edge Perry Central

    LEOPOLD—Forest Park scored five unearned runs to edge Perry Central 5-4 in girls softball Monday.
    Each team had six hits but Perry Central committed six errors.
    “It’s stuff that we don’t usually do that we did tonight,” Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber said of the miscues. “We bobbled balls and had them go through our legs on just routine plays.”
    Perry Central trailed 5-1 after six innings but rallied for three runs in the bottom of the seventh—two of them on Ashley Guillaume’s triple.

  • PC 4th, TC 6th in golf tourney

    MARENGO—Trevor Carter shot a 3-over-par 39 to lead Perry Central to fourth place in Crawford County’s eight-team Early Bird golf tourney Saturday.
    Perry Central shot 172 and Tell City was sixth with 213.
    Crawford County, Springs Valley and Paoli each shot 170, with Crawford County claiming the title based on having the best fifth man.
    Carter finished just one stroke behind the match medalist as he tied for second place.