Today's Sports

  • Perry Central stomps Corydon

    CORYDON—Hannah Edwards and Kosha Wetzel each hit a two-run triple as Perry Central beat Corydon 11-3 in softball Wednesday.
    Lexi Aders added a double and a single and Brittany Parker also contributed two hits to Perry Central’s nine-hit attack. They each drove in one run.
    Perry Central batters struck out only three times.
    They also took advantage of eight Corydon errors.
    Miranda Claise pitched a six-hitter for the win. She struck out six and walked two.
    Perry Central won the JV game 9-7 in seven innings.

  • Commodore girls win triangular

    LINCOLN CITY—Hannah Harpenau won two events with personal records as Perry Central won a girls triangular track meet Thursday.
    The Commodores scored 75 points, Heritage Hills 51, and Wood Memorial 40.
    Harpenau won the 100-meter intermediate hurdles in 16.75 seconds and the long jump at 15 feet, 2 inches, both personal bests.
    Perry Central throwers also set personal records in winning their events. Jordan Sprinkle took the discus with a 103-foot-31⁄2 toss and Jessica Coultas won the shot put at 30 feet, 10 inches.

  • PC outruns Pats, Trojans in...

    LINCOLN CITY—Perry Central won 11 of 16 events to take a boys triangular track meet Thursday.
    The Commodores scored 95 points, Heritage Hills 57, and Wood Memorial 13.
    Perry Central won all the distance races despite switching its lineups in them around.
    Aaron Pierrard won the 3200-meter run in 10:21 and freshman Dakota Brewster was second in 12:18.
    Pierrard did not run the 1600 but the Commodores still swept the top three places in it.

  • Marksmen outhit South Central

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City pounded out 14 hits, including seven for extra bases, to beat South Central 16-9 in baseball Thursday.
    Hitting was the main bright spot for the Marksmen.
    They gave up five unearned runs thanks to two errors and a passed ball.
    There were some other times they were not charged with official errors but should have gotten an out if they had charged the ball better or should have turned a double play.

  • Several events postponed this...

    PERRY COUNTY—Several sports events involving Perry County teams Monday and Tuesday were rained out.
    Tell City’s home baseball game with Heritage Hills, postponed Tuesday, has been rescheduled for 4:30 p.m. April 25.
    Perry Central’s home baseball game with Corydon was also postponed Tuesday and has been rescheduled for this Friday at 4:30 p.m.

  • Wagner Butler’s MVP again

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City graduate Amanda Wagner was named the Most Valuable Performer on Butler University’s women’s swim team for the second year in a row at the team’s awards banquet Sunday.
    Wagner, a sophomore, turned in the second fastest 100-yard breaststroke time in Butler history as she placed fifth in the Big East Conference in that race in 1:05.54, only two-hundredths of a second from the school record.

  • TC girls 2nd in triangular

    HUNTINGBURG—Logan Flannagan won two individual events and a relay as Tell City placed second in a girls triangular track meet Tuesday.
    Southridge won with 80 points. Tell City scored 62 and Barr-Reeve 15.
    Flannagan won the 100-meter intermediate hurdles in 17.29 seconds and the 300 low hurdles in 49.55.
    She teamed with Katelyn Hughes, Emma Kohnert and Tori Payne to win the 400 relay in 53.83.
    Tell City also won both throwing events. Allison Hagan took the discus with an 88-foot-8 toss and Kassidie Hayes was second at 86-6.

  • PC girls outrun Cougars

    LEOPOLD—Hannah Harpenau won two individual events and a relay as Perry Central crushed North Harrison 88-39 in girls track Tuesday.
    Harpenau won the long jump at 14 feet, 101⁄2 inches and the 100-meter intermediate hurdles in 17.18.
    She teamed with Sarah Schlachter, Sarah Spires and Taysia Fulkerson to win the 400 relay in 55.96.
    Grace James, Marie Schwartz, Skylar Parker and Amber Lindauer won the 1600 relay in 4:43.4.

  • Orleans blanks Commodores

    ORLEANS—Perry Central had only two hits in a 9-0 PLAC basetball loss to Orleans Saturday.
    Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers said not being aggressive early in the count contributed to the Commodores’ hitting woes.
    “He started us with a first-pitch fastball most of the game and we didn’t take advantage of that.
    “Then we got behind in the count and had to swing at his junk. He had a pretty good curveball.”

  • PC whips Rebels twice

    ELIZABETH—Perry Central pounded 35 hits in 11 innings as it swept a girls softball doubleheader with South Central Saturday.
    The Commodores had 19 hits as they won the first game 19-2.
    Autumn Lain went 5 for 5 and Morgan Richardson 4 for 4 with two doubles.
    Sydney Goffinet added a homer and a single and Lea Harbaville and Madison Guillaume each also had two hits.
    Richardson, Goffinet, Lain, Lexi Aders and Casey James each drove in two runs.
    Every Perry Central starter but one had at least one RBI.