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Today's Sports

  • Wolfpack’s 10-run 2nd conquers...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Problems with pitching control and defense hurt Perry Central in a 17-8 PLAC baseball loss to Crawford County Thursday.
    Perry Central outhit the Wolfpack 8-7.
    But the Commodores committed nine errors, walked nine batters, threw five wild pitches, committed two balks, and saw two runners reach base on dropped third strikes.
    The Wolfpack scored 10 runs in the third inning on five hits. Four walks, three errors and two wild pitches also contributed to that inning.

  • Marksman boys earn rare win over...

    NEWBURGH—Elliott Brown won two individual sprints and a relay to lead Tell City past Castle 71-61 in boys track Wednesday.
    The victory was the Marksmen’s first over Castle in a dual meet in 35 years, since their 85-42 victory May 15, 1979.
    Brown won the 100-meter dash in 11.40 seconds and the 200 in 22.84.
    He teamed with Malcolm Lincoln, Cameron Kessinger and Nick Buchta to win the 400 relay in 46.06.
    Brennan Malone set a personal record as he won the 110 high hurdles in 14.97.

  • PC boys dominate tri-meet

    MARENGO—Andrew Huber won four events and Dacota Schaad, Aaron Pierrard and Bryce Lain each won three as Perry Central dominated a boys triangular track meet Thursday.
    Perry Central scored 96 points, Paoli 37, and Crawford County 20.
    This meet is usually a PLAC preview, with the top four teams from the conference competing.
    But Mitchell did not come because of a scheduling conflict with a sports banquet. “I would think they would be our best competition (in the conference),” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett.

  • Commodore girls get big win

    MARENGO—Perry Central won 12 of 15 events to cruise to victory in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.
    The Commodores scored 94 points, Crawford County 38, and Paoli 23.
    Hannah Harpenau won two individual events and a relay to lead the Commodores.
    She took the 100-meter intermediate hurdles in 17.28 seconds and the long jump at 14 feet, 9 1⁄2 inches.
    She teamed with Sarah Schlachter, Sarah Spires and Taysia Fulkerson to win the 400 relay in 53.38.

  • Marksmen fall to Huskies 11-8

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City gave up four unearned runs in the fifth inning of an 11-8 baseball loss to Evansville North Wednesday.
    Each team had eight hits. Hitting has been strong for the Marksmen all season, as they are averaging 9.5 runs per game.
    Hunter Rowe went 3 for 4 with two doubles to lead Tell City hitters.
    He drove in three runs.
    Austin Paulin added a single and a double and Reed Goffinet hit a double.
    Rowe pitched the first two innings, walking four, hitting one batter, and striking out three.

  • Pirates edge Commodores 7-6

    LEOPOLD—Charlestown scored two runs in the seventh inning to beat Perry Central 7-6 in girls softball Friday.
    “That’s the best hitting team we’ve faced,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.
    The Pirates had 12 hits and also took advantage of a tight strike zone as Perry Central pitcher Miranda Claise walked five.
    Kendall Klein got the win in relief for the Pirates. She gave up one hit and no walks as she pitched the last two innings.

  • South Spencer outshoots Tell City

    ROCKPORT—Joe Davis shot a 2-over-par 38 for medalist honors as South Spencer beat Tell City 173-193 in boys golf Wednesday.

  • Cold, wet weather forces more...

    PERRY COUNTY—Cold, rainy weather Monday and continuing cold with wet grounds Tuesday led to postponement of several local sports events.
    The Cannelton at Perry Central baseball game and Tell City’s girls tennis match at Crawford County were postponed Monday after they began but before they became official contests.
    Tell City’s baseball game at Evansville North and boys golf match at South Spencer were postponed from Tuesday to Wednesday.

  • Tell City girls win short meet...

    DUBOIS—Logan Flannagan won an individual race and a relay to lead Tell City to victory in a rain-shortened girls triangular track meet Monday.
    Tell City scored 63 points, Northeast Dubois 50, and Tecumseh 3.
    The Marksmen won five of the nine events that were completed.
    Flannagan won the 100-meter intermediate hurdles in 16.44 seconds and teammate Emma Kohnert was third in 18.12.
    Katelyn Hughes, Flannagan, Kohnert and Tori Payne won the 400 relay in 54.55.
    Mariah Blake won the 400 dash in 1:06.52.

  • Doubles help Vikings defeat...

    POSEYVILLE—North Posey hit six doubles and scored in every inning of an 11-2 baseball win over Perry Central Saturday.
    The Vikings outhit Perry Central 12-4 and also took advantage of seven errors by the Commodores.
    Bryce Ridener pitched the first 4 1⁄3 innings for Perry Central, striking out four and walking five.
    Payton Thompson pitched the last 1 2⁄3 innings, walking one and striking out none.