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  • Pierrard to run track, cross...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central senior Aaron Pierrard Thursday signed a national letter of intent to run cross country and track for the University of Southern Indiana.
    Pierrard chose the NCAA Division II cross country powerhouse even though fellow Great Lakes Conference member St. Joseph’s College offered him a full ride and USI did not, though his scholarship money at USI can increase each year based on his performance.

  • TC’s Billings throws no-hitter

    DUBOIS—Chelsey Billings threw a no-hitter as Tell City whipped Northeast Dubois 11-0 in softball Thursday.
    Billings struck out two and walked only one in the five-inning game. She faced only one batter over the minimum, as her teammates backed her with errorless defense.
    Her infield teammates that is, as the Jeeps never hit a ball out of the infield. “Our infielders did their jobs,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter.
    Tell City, on the other hand, had 12 hits and scored in every inning.

  • PC girls trounce 3 teams

    LEOPOLD—Skylar Parker and Amber Lindauer each won two individual events as Perry Central cruised to victory in a four-team girls track meet Thursday.
    The Commodores scored 110 points, North Harrison 62, Crawford County 43, and Paoli 17.
    Parker won the long jump at 14 feet, 7 1/4 inches and also took the high jump.
    Lindauer won the 100-meter high hurdles in 17.09 seconds and the 300 low hurdles in 55.55.

  • PC boys win quad-meet

    LEOPOLD—Aaron Pierrard won two individual events and a relay to lead Perry Central to victory in a four-team boys track meet Thursday.
    Perry Central scored 95.5 points, North Harrison 52.5, Crawford County 50.5, and Paoli 37.5.
    Pierrard won the 1600-meter run in 4:33.99 and the 3200 in 10:36.44.
    He teamed with Michael Schwartz, Creek Wright and Luke Hilgenhold to win the 1600 relay in 3:40.38.
    Schwartz, John Bashor, Dylan Seibert and Marcus Graham won the 3200 relay in 9:08.
    Schwartz also won the 800 run in 2:10.56.

  • TC blasts Harrison with seven-...

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City exploded for seven runs in the fourth inning to pound Harrison 12-4 in baseball Thursday.

  • Rowe signs to pitch for Brescia...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—A loss last year turned into a big win for Tell City baseball pitcher C.J. Rowe.
    Rowe signed scholarship papers Monday to pitch for Brescia University.
    He said the Owensboro, Ky., school, which competes in NAIA as a member of the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, recruited him “mostly as a starting pitcher.”

  • PC girls 2nd in triangular

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge won nine events and also used its depth to edge Perry Central for first place in a girls triangular track meet Tuesday.
    Southridge scored 79 points, Perry Central 70, and South Spencer 17.
    Perry Central’s Amber Lindauer won both hurdles races.
    She took the 100 highs in 16.7 seconds and the 300 lows in 49.8.
    Teammate Payton Emmons placed second in both, running the 100s in 17.0 and the 300s in 52.7.

  • Tell City 2nd in triangular

    TELL CITY—Donovan Ingle and Elliott Brown each won two individual events and a relay to lead Tell City to second place in a boys triangular track meet Monday.
    Northeast Dubois won with 84 points. Tell City scored 78 and Tecumseh 4.
    Ingle won the 1600-meter run in 4:37 and the 800 in 2:03.43.
    He teamed with Travis Brinksneader, Leo Simpson and Seth Vaquero to win the 3200 relay in 8:56.24.
    Brown won the 100 dash in 11.07 and the 200 in 22.83.

  • Tell City girls win tri-meet

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert, Katie Goffinet and Hailey Carman each won two individual events to lead Tell City to victory in a girls triangular track meet Monday.
    Tell City scored 83 points, Northeast Dubois 75, and Tecumseh 6.
    Kohnert cleared 5 feet to take the high jump and won the 100-meter high hurdles in 17.52 seconds.
    Goffinet won the long jump at 13 feet, 11 inches and the 300 low hurdles in 52.53.
    Carman won the 1600 run in 6:06 and the 3200 in 13:18.59.

  • Pierrard propels Perry Central...

    HUNTINGBURG—Aaron Pierrard won two individual events and two relays to lead Perry Central to victory in a boys triangular track meet Tuesday.
    Perry Central scored 66 points to edge Southridge by one point. South Spencer was third with 36.
    Pierrard won the 1600-meter run in 4:37 and the 3200 in 10:13.
    He teamed with Michael Schwartz, John Bashor and Marcus Graham to win the 3200 relay in 8:46.
    Schwartz, Creek Wright, Luke Hilgenhold and Pierrard won the 1600 relay in 3:39.
    Wright, a freshman, also won the 400 dash in 55.7 seconds.