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Today's News

  • Patriots beat Perry Central

    LINCOLN CITY—Heritage Hills scored five unearned runs in the first inning to beat Perry Central 6-2 in baseball Monday.

    The Commodores committed just two errors for the game but they came on two of Heritage Hills first three batters.

    Combined with four hits, including a double by Chaz Ferguson, they led to the Patriots’ big inning.

    Perry Central scored two runs in the top of the first on Stephen Hayes’ home run that just cleared the left-field fence off the left fielder’s outstretched glove.

  • Marksmen win Tecumseh tourney

    LYNVILLE—Brian Arnold batted 1.000 as Tell City won Tecumseh’s three-team, round-robin junior varsity baseball tourney Saturday.

    Arnold went 3 for 3 plus a walk and scored two runs as the Marksmen beat Tecumseh 6-4.

    Justin Peter added two hits. He and Ken McCallister each drove in two runs.

    Jeff Braun pitched a six-hitter for the win. He struck out two and walked two.

    Arnold went 4 for 4 plus a walk and scored two runs as the Marksmen beat Southridge 10-7.

  • Baseball sectional postponed

    ROCKPORT—Perry Central and Tell City’s first-round games in the South Spencer baseball sectional were postponed Thursday due to thundershowers.

    The games have been rescheduled for Saturday, May 29.

    Tell City will play North Posey at 1 p.m., followed by Perry Central vs. Mater Dei at 3:30 p.m.

    The games could not be played Friday because North Posey’s graduation was scheduled that day.

     

  • PC 3rd, Tell City 4th in 11-team sectional

    JASPER—Tell City’s Nathan Ramsey and David McDaniel were surprise winners and Perry County athletes qualified for the regional in 19 events at the IHSAA boys track sectional Thursday.

    Perry Central finished third, Tell City fourth, and Cannelton ninth among 11 in team standings.

    Perry Central finished only one point behind Forest Park for second place. Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett said he thought the Commodores would have finished second had they not had to run the final race, the 1600-meter relay, in a hard, driving rain.

  • Commodores win 1, lose 2

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central scored on a throwing error in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat Springs Valley 3-2 in PLAC baseball Wednesday.

    After scoring solo runs in each of the first two innings, the Commodores had been held scoreless six innings in a row entering the ninth.

    Seth Raetz led off that inning with a single and continued to second base as the ball got past the left fielder.

    Ian Hahus then laid down a sacrifice bunt to get Raetz to third. But the catcher threw the ball into right field, allowing Raetz to score the winning run.

  • Gunn ties HR record

    FERDINAND—Trent Gunn tied Tell City’s single-season home run record but the Marksmen lost to Forest Park 11-2 in PAC baseball Wednesday.

    Gunn hit a two-run homer in the first inning, his ninth of the season. That tied the school record set by Ryan Kieser in 1999 and gave Gunn 47 RBIs, extending his own single-season record in that department.

    But the Marksmen could not generate any other runs as Forest Park pitcher Mitch Lampert scattered nine hits.

    Shane Weedman started for Tell City and took the loss, dropping his record to 5-2.

  • Chargers nip Tell City

    PETERSBURG—Pike Central scored three runs on just three hits to beat Tell City 3-1 in PAC girls softball Wednesday.

    Two walks and a double produced two runs for the Chargers in the first inning.

    A single, an error and a sacrifice fly gave them their other run in the third inning.

    Tell City scored its only run in the fifth inning.

    Cortni Strobel reached base on an error, was sacrificed to second by Megan Lawalin, and scored one out later on a single by Kyli Smithson.

  • Dorsam pitches, hits Jeeps past PC

    LEOPOLD—McKenzie Dorsam hit two homers and two triples and pitched a two-hitter as Northeast Dubois overpowered Perry Central 14-0 in girls softball Friday.

    Dorsam’s homers were a three-run homer and a solo shot.

    The Jeeps scored four runs in the first inning to take control early.

    Dorsam was also in control on the pitching rubber. She struck out four and walked only one in the six-inning game.

    Singles by Cassy Schaad in the second inning and Morgan Gibson in the third inning were Perry Central’s only hits.

  • South Spencer edges Marksmen

    REO—Tell City won two of the three singles matches but lost to South Spencer 3-2 in the first round of the IHSAA girls tennis sectional Thursday.

    Tell City’s Bethany Peter shut out Jennah Banks 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles.

    Peter will thus advance to the No. 1 singles individual sectional this week at Jasper, though whom she will play and when had not been decided at press time.

    Tell City sophomore Rachel Woznicki beat Kayla Drwal 7-5, 6-1 for the Marksmen’s other victory.

  • Schoen one-hits Bulldogs

    LANESVILLE—Ashley Schoen pitched a one-hitter as Lanesville beat Cannelton 12-2 in girls softball Thursday.

    Cannelton took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Jaci Garrett walked and advanced to second on Allicyn Garrett’s swinging bunt hit.

    Though the catcher had no chance to throw Allicyn Garrett out at first, she still attempted a throw, which went into right field.

    The ball went through the right fielder’s legs as she tried to pick it up, allowing Jaci Garrett to score.