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Today's News

  • Tell City shut out twice

    TELL CITY—Tell City had only four hits in two games combined as it lost PAC girls softball games Monday and Tuesday.
    Tecumseh, ranked No. 3 in the state in Class A, beat the Marksmen 12-0 Monday on a one-hitter by Tiffany Summers.
    Summers struck out 15 and walked two.
    McKenzie Hayes led off the bottom of the first inning with a single for Tell City’s only hit.
    Madison Schuetter pitched the first five innings for Tell City, walking five and striking out none. Bailey Sandage pitched the last two innings, walking none and striking out none.

  • Tell City second in triangular match

    SANTA CLAUS—Mason Waninger shot 43 to lead Tell City to second place in a three-team boys golf match Tuesday.
    South Spencer won with 175 strokes. Tell City shot 199 and Forest Park 203.
    Besides Waninger, Tell City scorers were Grant Bolin with 44, Damian Harney 48, and Lane Czora 64.
    South Spencer’s Tyler Forston shot a 5-over-par 41 for medalist honors.
    Tell City, 1-4, will play at Southridge today at 5:30 p.m.

  • PC nips Crawford County

    ENGLISH—Freshman Jordan Waninger shot his best round ever to help Perry Central win a three-team boys golf match Tuesday.
    Perry Central and Crawford County each shot 176 (West Washington finished third).
    The tie was broken by comparing the team’s fifth men’s scores, and Waninger’s 48 beat the Wolfpack’s 51 by three strokes.
    Trevor Carter led Perry Central with a 3-over-par 39, including a birdie on the par-5, No. 6 hole.

  • Strong singles play carries Tell City past Tecumseh

    TELL CITY—Tell City won 36 of 37 games in singles and beat Tecumseh 4-1 in PAC girls tennis Monday.
    Addie Peter shut out A.J. Fischer 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles.
    Cassie Bryant beat Ruth Bruce 6-1, 6-0 in No. 2 and Kelsey Gowers blanked Liz Fromm 6-0, 6-0 in No. 3.
    The Marksmen also won in No. 2 doubles, with Amy Hackbarth and Alex Morrow beating Abby Parsley and Alyssa Martin 6-1, 7-5.
    “Emily Olberding was ill and unable to play, but Alex played well in her first doubles match of the season,” said Tell City Coach Nick Weyer.

  • Tell City 4th at Mount Vernon

    MOUNT VERNON—Brennan Malone won the 110-meter high hurdles to lead Tell City to fourth place in Mount Vernon’s eight-team boys track invitational Friday.
    Tell City scored 57 points. Castle won with 134.
    Malone took the high hurdles race in 15.79 seconds. He placed fourth in the 300 intermediate hurdles in 44.47 and teamed with Landon Thomas, Elliott Brown and Matthew Cole to place fourth in the 400 relay in 45.65.
    Brown placed second in the 100 dash in 11.64 and fifth in the 200 in 23.67.

  • Football sectionals won’t have any byes

    The IHSAA announced its sectional alignments Monday for all class sports for the next two years, including the new six-class football system.
    With the addition of the extra class for really large schools, there will be 32 schools in Class 6A, with each playing in a four-team sectional.
    There will be 34 schools in Class 5A and exactly 64 in each of the four smaller classes.
    That means first-round byes, which have been available for area teams in Class A and 2A sectionals in recent years, will no longer exist.

  • Tell City edges Vikings

    TELL CITY—Trent Zuelly went 4 for 4 as Tell City nipped North Posey 7-6 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    Gant Miller, Casey May and C.J. Rowe each added two hits for the Marksmen and Austin Paulin drove in two runs.
    Tell City outhit North Posey 13-7, but the Vikings took advantage of seven walks to build a 5-4 lead with three runs in the top of the fourth inning.
    Freshman left-hander Reed Goffinet entered the game that inning with one out and the bases loaded but escaped further damage.

  • Commodores outhit Cougars

    LEOPOLD—Sydney Goffinet went 4 for 4 as Perry Central beat North Harrison 8-4 in girls softball Tuesday.
    Morgan Richardson added a triple and a single to Perry Central’s 13-hit attack. Hannah Edwards hit a double and a single and Ashley Guillaume had a double.
    Edwards drove in three runs. Richardson, Goffinet and Brittany Parker each drove in two.
    “We were very aggressive at the plate and also ran the bases very well, paying attention where the ball was hit and picking up the base coaches,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.

  • Perry Central edges Paoli in 7th

    PAOLI—Perry Central scored two runs in the seventh inning to beat Paoli 5-4 in baseball Monday.
    The Commodores trailed 4-3 entering the top of the seventh.
    With one out, Anthony Mosby walked. Trey Mullis followed with a double, but Mosby was thrown out at home on the play for the second out.
    Alton Cummings singled home Mullis, though, to tie the score.
    Cummings took second on the throw home and scored the go-ahead run on a single by Bryce Ridener.

  • Tell City tops Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s 10 hits and aggressive base running and Cannelton’s four errors combined to give the Marksmen a 9-2 baseball victory Monday.
    The Marksmen stole 12 bases, with Brian Arnold getting three and four other players stealing two apiece.
    “We run the bases aggressively and put pressure on teams,” said Tell City Coach Jason Wilkerson.