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Today's Sports

  • Mitchell powers PC to victory

    ORLEANS—Patrick Mitchell hit two inside-the-park home runs as Perry Central pounded Mitchell 19-2 in junior high baseball Monday.
    Mitchell drove in four runs with his two homers.
    Reece Davis added a double and a triple to Perry Central’s 15-hit attack.
    Dylan Hubert and Tate Mullis each also hit a triple and Wes Scamahorn had a double.
    Mullis pitched the first three innings for the win. He gave up no hits and one walk and struck out one.
    Davis pitched the last four innings, giving up four hits and one walk and striking out five.

  • Kuester not afraid to release...

    Kudos to South Spencer baseball coach Brian Kuester.
    My compliment at this time has nothing to do with his being a great coach - many will tell you he’s the best baseball coach in southern Indiana - and a member of the Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame.
    Or maybe it does.
    The Pocket Athletic Conference coaches met June 2 to elect their all-conference baseball team.
    I received information on who made the team from Tell City Coach Mark Wahl that night and a scanned copy of the complete team from him the next morning.

  • No Marksmen named All-PAC for...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—No Tell City player was named to the All-PAC softball team released last week, but Morgan Schuetter received honorable mention.
    Schuetter, a sophomore pitcher-infielder, received honorable mention as a utility player.
    She hit .347 with a .398 on-base average and stole a team-high five bases.
    She went 10-6 as a pitcher, including a 10-1 victory over Southridge for Tell City’s only conference victory.

  • Marion, Combs lead Tri-County...

    HUNTINGBURG—Alden Marion won three events and Kayla Combs achieved five state divisional qualifying times to lead the Tri-County Typhoons in an age-group swimming invitational last weekend.
    Marion won the age-8-and-under boys 50-meter breaststroke in 51.64 seconds, the 50 backstroke in 55.96, and the 100 free in 1:44.46.
    Krissy Kieser placed second in the 9-10 girls 200 free in 2:57.86, the 100 free in 1:24.59, and the 50 free in 38.3.
    Kyndal Holtzman placed second in the 8-and-under girls 50 back in 1:19.79 and the 50 free in 55.08.

  • Davis, Ward win Glen Ress with...

    TELL CITY—Kevin Davis and Darin Ward shot a record 119 to win the Glen Ress Memorial Open golf scramble by seven strokes last weekend.

  • Rough day at the regional

    Perry Central junior Zach James shot 103 to finish 18th among the 18 golfers who qualified for the regional as individuals in the golf regional at Henryville’s Champions Pointe Golf Club last Thursday.

    “He played pretty well at times - he just had two or three holes that really caused him some problems,” said Dickerson. “Overall he struck the ball halfway decent. It’s just the rough was really, really tough.”

  • Perry Central track awards...

    Perry Central recently presented its track awards for the 2016 season.

  • Tell City athletes claim spring...

    TELL CITY - Tell City's spring sports awards program was held Tuesday.

  • Lynch named Tell City basketball...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Matt Lynch, an assistant coach for New Albany the last six years, was named Tell City’s new boys basketball coach Thursday.
    Lynch, 26, is “wise beyond his age,” said Tell City Athletic Director John Atkins. “He got an early start so he’s been coaching longer (than most people his age).”

  • Steen makes all-conference;...

    FRENCH LICK—John Steen shot 87 to lead Perry Central to fourth place in the PLAC golf tourney Monday.
    Paoli won among six complete teams with 334 strokes, 14 ahead of runner-up Paoli. Perry Central shot 364.
    Steen, usually Perry Central’s third-best scorer, finished in a five-way tie for seventh in the tourney as he made all-conference.
    He improved his score by 34 strokes from last year.
    Other Commodore scorers were Zach James with 89, Nic Pierrard 80, and Coby Aders 98.
    Eric Schepers was the Commodores’ fifth man with 113.