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  • Perry Central boys beat Tell...

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    TELL CITY—Perry Central won seven of 16 events but used its depth to beat Tell City 67-65 in boys track Thursday.
    Perry Central took both second and third place in six of the 13 individual events.
    John Bashor won the 800-meter run in 2:15 and teamed with Logan Hubert, Chase James and Creek Wright to win the 3200 relay in 11:03.41.

  • Burchett blasts two HRs in Tell...

    WHITESVILLE, Ky.—Travis Burchett’s power stroke is back, which could be bad news for Tell City’s baseball opponents.
    Two years ago Burchett hit eight home runs in his freshman season, including five in one week.
    He hit none last year or in the first nine games this season.
    But he hit two home runs and a double and drove in five runs Thursday as the Marksmen beat Whitesville Trinity 11-4.
    Nick Smith went 5 for 5 with two runs scored and two RBIs and Trent Lindauer contributed two of the Marksmen’s 16 hits.

  • TC holds off Bosse 5-4

    TELL CITY—Chloe Carman and Elizabeth Kehl each had two hits as Tell City beat Bosse 5-4 in softball Thursday.
    Carman led off the bottom of the first inning with her first varsity home run over the left-center field fence.
    The Marksmen added two runs in the third on a single by Kehl, an error by the third baseman, a hit batsman, a wild pitch, and a ground-out.
    Morgan Schuetter singled home two more runs in the fourth. That hit scored Carman, who walked, and Kehl, who singled.

  • Tell City 2nd, PC 3rd in tri-meet

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    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert won three events to lead Tell City to second place in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.
    Forest Park won with 74 points. Tell City scored 48 and Perry Central 43.
    Kohnert won the high jump at 4 feet, 10 inches, the long jump at 14 feet, 8 3/4 inches, and the 300-meter low hurdles in 50.93 seconds.
    She placed second in the 100 high hurdles to Perry Central’s Payton Emmons, 16.40 to 16.70.

  • Perry Central loses road games...

    MITCHELL—Mitchell scored eight runs in the third inning on seven hits and an error and beat Perry Central 12-2 in PLAC baseball Friday.
    The Bluejackets outhit Perry Central 15-5 for the game and gave up no walks and committed no errors.
    Perry Central pitchers Ethan Myler and Jaron Underhill also walked none.
    Myler struck out five in three innings and Underhill struck out two in one inning.

  • Braves slam PC

    LEOPOLD—Kierra Schoenbaechler hit a grand slam and Whitney Bogan pitched a three-hitter as Tecumseh beat Perry Central 11-1 in softball Friday.
    “We struggled pitching the first inning and loaded the bases and gave up a grand slam,” noted Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “But we still stayed focus and we had three hits off of a very good pitcher.
    “We made some nice plays in the outfield, with Maddie Labhart making a nice catch and a very nice throw home to Alana (Schepers) for a double play.

  • What constitutes a track &...

    At the conclusion of Tell City’s track invitational April 15, it was announced that Tell City sprinter Cameron Kessinger was the Most Valuable Performer for the boys and Crawford County’s Haylea Crandall was the MVP for the girls.
    Meet officials said afterward that the MVPs should have been South Spencer’s Kipper Johnson for the boys and Tell City’s Emma Kohnert for the girls, as they scored the most points and that was what the award was supposed to be based on.

  • PC boys 2nd in triangular match

    SANTA CLAUS—Zach James shot 42 to lead Perry Central to second place in a three-team boys golf match Thursday.
    Forest Park won with 167. Perry Central shot 190 and Wood Memorial 200.
    Besides James, Perry Central scorers were Coby Aders with 48, Garrett James 49, and Brennan Tucker 51.
    Lain Knieriem, who shot 52, and Braeden Etienne, 67, also played for the Commodores.
    Perry Central assistant coach Ray James said the Commodores had some putting problems in the match.

  • Tell City boys outshoot Tecumseh

    BOONVILLE—Three Tell City scorers shot in the 40s as the Marksmen beat Tecumseh 190-225 in boys golf Tuesday.
    Spencer Fest shot a 6-over-par 41 for medalist honors on Boonville Country Club’s front nine.
    Ethan Maffia and Marcus Fortwendel each shot 49 and Drew Ettensohn 51 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.
    Griffin Alvey and Colin Noble, who each shot 54, also played for the Marksmen.
    Landon Lett shot 54 to lead Tecumseh.
    Tell City, 2-2, will play Perry Central and Jasper at Lucas Oil course Monday at 4:30 p.m.

  • Errors plague Perry Central in...

    FERDINAND—Forest Park scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to overtake Perry Central for a 12-9 softball win Monday.
    Perry Central built leads of 5-0 after 2 1/2 innings and 9-7 after 5 1/2 innings.
    “We played very well for four innings and then we made several errors, which has been the theme for this year so far,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “We are working on correcting this problem and once this is out of the way we will be a very competitive team.