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Today's News

  • Emmons, Davis, Kohnert earn fifth places in regional

    EVANSVILLE—Perry Central’s Peyton Emmons and Claire Davis and Tell City’s Emma Kohnert each placed fifth in an event at the Evansville Central girls track regional Tuesday.
    Emmons ran the 100-meter high hurdles in 16.40 seconds to finish three-hundredths of a second ahead of sixth-place Cathey Allyson of New Albany.
    Kohnert placed seventh in 16.45.
    Emmons set a personal record in the 300 low hurdles as she finished 11th in 50.23, 1.70 seconds faster than her seed time.

  • Rebels nip Tell City 1-0 in pitching duel

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BRETZVILLE—Hannah Epperson pitched a three-hitter and South Spencer pushed across a run in the sixth inning to nip Tell City 1-0 in the Class 2A softball sectional semifinals Tuesday.
    Epperson, a senior left-hander, struck out seven and walked only one as she pitched her second shutout in two days despite not having her best stuff.
    “She was unhappy a little with some of her movement pitches, but she worked through it,” said South Spencer Coach Tara Compton.

  • Double plays help Tell City oust Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BRETZVILLE—Turning three double plays helped Tell City hold off Perry Central 7-3 in a first-round softball sectional game Monday.
    “That was our key to holding them, that’s for sure,” Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter said of the double plays.
    The first one was an unusual 6-5-3-2 double play to end the second inning.
    With one out, Alana Schepers doubled down the right-field line and Maddie Labhart walked.

  • Heritage Hills ousts Tell City

    BOONVILLE—Heritage Hills won every match in straight sets to beat Tell City 5-0 in a first-round girls tennis sectional match Wednesday.
    The closest sets were in No. 1 doubles, where Sydney Rube and Caroline Guth beat Kaydi Backer and Alex Lawalin 6-3, 6-4.
    Tell City did not win more than three games in any other match in both sets combined.
    Tell City finished the season with a 1-10 record.
    Heritage Hills 5, Tell City 0
    Singles
    1. Kate Kaetzel (HH) def. Madilyn Hoskinson 6-2, 6-1.

  • Pike Central pulls away from Markmsen late

    TELL CITY—Pike Central scored four runs in the sixth inning to pull away to an 8-3 PAC softball win over Tell City Wednesday.
    Tell City took a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the second inning. Hayley Fackler hit her second home run of the season over the left-field fence in that inning.
    Chloe Carman hit a double to left in the sixth inning, when the Marksmen scored their final run.
    Annie Wood and Ava Hilgenhold each had one RBI for the Marksmen, who had five hits and struck out only two times.

  • Perry Central hitters struggle in two losses

    REO—Shelby Sitzman hit two home runs and was the winning pitcher as South Spencer beat Perry Central 10-1 in softball Thursday.
    Sitzman (four innings) and Rebel ace Hannah Epperson (three innings) teamed to pitch a three-hitter.
    Sitzman struck out eight and walked two and Epperson struck out three and walked one.
    Maria Hubert had two of Perry Central’s three hits.
    Olivia Hauser pitched the first 3 1/3 innings for Perry Central to take the loss. She gave up two hits and six walks and struck out three.

  • Blackhawks nip PC 3-1

    FRENCH LICK—Perry Central had trouble stringing hits together in a 3-1 PLAC baseball loss to Springs Valley Wednesday.
    The Commodores had a chance to finish in a three-way tie for first place in the seven-team conference if they won. Instead they finished 3-3 to tie for third.
    The Commodores had five hits, including doubles by Ethan Myler and Luke Bishop. Myler went 2 for 4.

  • Marksmen split two games

    MARENGO—Tell City powered its way to an early lead en route to beating Crawford County 8-0 in baseball Thursday.
    Travis Burchett led off the game with a hit and one out later Nick Smith hit his second home run of the season to give the Marksmen a 2-0 lead.
    That was enough support for Tell City pitcher Ryan Morgan, who earned his fourth win of the season with last-inning relief help from Bryson Naviaux.
    “We hit the ball very well,” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield.
    Tell City lost a PAC home game to Forest Park 6-4 Wednesday.

  • Tell City second in boys track sectional

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tell City won three events, Perry Central won two, and each set a meet record, but no one could match Jasper’s depth in the boys track sectional Thursday.
    Jasper won seven of the 16 events and won the 10-team meet with 171 points.
    Tell City was second with 119 and Perry Central sixth with 58.

  • Tell City takes 4th in PAC golf

    SANTA CLAUS—Spencer Fest shot 88 to lead Tell City to fourth place in the nine-team PAC boys golf tourney Saturday.