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Today's Sports

  • Tell City cruises with big 1st...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—The first thing Tell City baseball coach Jason Wilkerson mentioned after his team’s 11-0 win over Perry Central Wednesday was that the Marksmen committed no errors and gave up no walks.
    Perry Central wasn’t as fortunate in those categories, as three walks and two Commodore throwing errors contributed to Tell City’s eight-run first inning.
    There was also a passed ball on a third strike that led to the throwing errors and produced two runs.

  • Braves, Rangers defeat Tell City

    LYNNVILLE—Tiffany Summers threw a two-hitter as Tecumseh shut out Tell City 14-0 in PAC girls softball Monday.
    The Braves backed Summers with errorless defense.
    Tell City committed four errors. Tecumseh had 10 hits and drew 10 walks.
    “Walks were a big factor,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter.
    Shannon Bryant pitched the first 1 2/3 innings to take the loss. She gave up six hits and eight walks and struck out none.

  • Shoals overtakes Cannelton late

    SHOALS—Shoals rallied for six runs in its last two at-bats to beat Cannelton 6-5 in baseball Saturday.
    Cannelton built a 5-0 lead in the first 4 1⁄2 innings as Jeff Kendall and Bailey Maffia each drove in two runs.
    Maffia hit a home run and a double. Kendall added a two-run double and Tristan Simmons went 3 for 4, including a double, with three runs scored.
    Simmons pitched three shutout innings, giving up two hits and five walks and striking out seven.

  • Vikings, Highlanders top Tell...

    POSEYVILLE—Walks and errors hurt Tell City’s baseball team at times, but the Marksmen usually outhit their opponents.
    However that was not the case in road losses Saturday and Tuesday.
    North Posey had 10 hits to Tell City’s eight in an 8-3 PAC win over the Marksmen Saturday.
    “That game was an anomaly,” said Tell City Coach Jason Wilkerson. “We didn’t get hits.”
    Spenser Beard went 2 for 3 with a solo home run to lead the Marksmen’s offense.

  • PC falls twice in road games

    PAOLI—Paoli had 12 hits and took advantage of three Perry Central errors to beat the Commodores 8-4 in PLAC baseball Monday.
    Freshman Luke Hubert was Perry Central’s starting pitcher. He gave up six walks and struck out four in 22⁄3 innings.
    “Luke threw OK, but he’s young,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “He’s got to learn to work ahead in the count a little better. When he got ahead, he did well.”

  • Marksmen earn first two tennis...

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City won two singles matches and both doubles matches to beat Tecumseh 4-1 in PAC girls tennis Monday.
    Cassie Bryant won 6-1, 6-0 in No. 2 singles and Kelsey Gowers prevailed 6-2, 6-1 in No. 3.
    Megan Teague and Emily Olberding in No. 1 doubles and Mercedes Mendez and Amy Hackbarth in No. 2 won by identical 6-2, 6-4 scores.
    That was the Marksmen’s first victory of the season.
    But they quickly got their second one, beating Forest Park, Tell City Coach Nick Weyer’s alma mater, 3-2 in another road match Tuesday.

  • Commodores slug North Harrison 9...

    RAMSEY—Sydney Goffinet had four hits as Perry Central outslugged North Harrison for a 9-8 girls softball win Tuesday.
    Goffinet went 4 for 5 with a double and an RBI.
    Morgan Richardson added three of the Commodores’ 13 hits.
    Madison Guillaume had two hits, Autumn Lain hit a solo home run over the left-field fence in the sixth inning, and Hannah Edwards drove in two runs with a double and a sacrifice fly.

  • Marksmen rout Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City took advantage of Cannelton errors early and hit the ball well late to beat the Bulldogs 22-2 in baseball Monday.
    The Marksmen scored eight unearned runs in the second inning on four hits and four Cannelton errors to take an 8-0 lead.
    Hunter Rowe led off the inning with a fly ball to center field that probably should have been caught but fell in for a double.

  • Lanesville outscores Perry...

    LEOPOLD—Each team had six hits but Lanesville put its hits together better to beat Perry Central 8-3 in baseball Wednesday.
    The Eagles also took advantage of five walks and three Perry Central errors.
    Trey Mullis led Perry Central with two hits, including an RBI triple in a two-run first inning.
    The Commodores’ other runs were scored on a balk and Michael Landers’ sacrifice fly.
    Anthony Mosby also had two hits for Perry Central.
    Mosby pitched the first 3 1⁄3 innings, walking four and striking out two.

  • Richardson, Commodores slam Paoli

    LEOPOLD—Morgan Richardson hit a grand slam to lift Perry Central past Paoli 4-2 in PLAC girls softball Thursday.
    Perry Central had only three hits in the game and trailed 2-0 until the bottom of the fifth, when Richardson connected.
    Casey James and Kosha Wetzel singled for Perry Central’s other hits.
    Paoli’s pitcher “had a little bit of a rise ball and we just wouldn’t lay off it (until late in the game),” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.