Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Perry Central hitters struggle...

    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.

  • Pike Central pulls away from...

    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.

  • 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
    1. Kate Kaetzel (HH) def. Madilyn Hoskinson 6-2, 6-1.

  • Tell City second in boys track...

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    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.

  • TC falls to Cougars, Rebels

    TELL CITY—Some misplayed balls hurt Tell City in an 11-5 PAC softball loss to South Spencer Tuesday.
    Tell City tied the score 4-4 with three runs in the fourth inning.
    Haley Presley singled and Hayley Fackler and Lizzy Kehl walked to load the bases.
    Chloe Carman’s single drove in two runs, and Kehl scored as Morgan Schuetter reached base on an error by the pitcher.
    South Spencer retook the lead for good, though, with two runs in the top of the fifth on three hits and an error by the right fielder.

  • Perry Central loses 3 softball...

    MITCHELL—Perry Central’s fielding problems helped Mitchell overtake the Commodores late for an 11-10 PLAC softball victory Monday.
    “We were up 10-2 and then we decided to stop doing what was working and let the door open and let Mitchell in by not making the simple plays and not thinking what to do with the ball when it is hit to you,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.

  • Commodores rally in 7th to...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat West Washington 3-2 in PLAC baseball Saturday.
    Ethan Myler walked to start the Commodores’ big inning. He advanced to third base on Gavin Poole’s single.
    After Poole stole second base, Kage Kiplinger singled to score Myler with the tying run.
    Wyatt Edwards then singled to score Poole with the winning run.
    West Washington took a 2-0 lead in the fourth inning but Perry Central finally got on the scoreboard with a run in the bottom of the sixth.