Today's Sports

  • Marksmen dominate PAC boys meet

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City won nine events and placed second in four others to score a record 176 points in the PAC boys track meet Thursday.
    Second-place Gibson Southern finished 83 points behind the Marksmen, also giving the Marksmen the record for biggest margin of victory in the conference.
    The Marksmen’s point total was their highest ever in any conference meet, including their days in the Big Eight and Southern Indiana Athletic Conference.

  • Payne leads PC boys to PLAC title

    PAOLI—Clinton Payne was named the Most Valuable Performer of the meet as Perry Central won the PLAC junior high boys track meet Saturday.
    Perry Central had one individual champion in the girls meet as it finished fourth.
    Only eight boys events and nine girls events were completed before rain and lightning caused the meet to be suspended.
    When the weather failed to cooperate again Monday, meet officials decided to cancel the rest of the meet and score it with the events completed.

  • Chargers stop Tell City streak

    TELL CITY—Pike Central won every match in straight sets to beat Tell City 5-0 in PAC girls tennis Saturday, ending the Marksmen’s three-match winning streak.
    The Marksmen played without No. 1 singles player Addie Peter, who was at the state academic bowl competition. So they had to move two singles players up and insert usual JV player Baylie Peter into the starting lineup.
    Yet the closest match was in No. 2 singles, where Hope Waltz beat Kelsey Gowers 6-4, 6-4.

  • Tell City loses 2 softball games

    TELL CITY—Tell City had two of its best hitting games of the season but lost in girls softball Monday and Tuesday.
    The Marksmen had six hits in a 4-1 PAC loss to North Posey Monday.
    They committed six errors, but only one of the Vikings’ runs was unearned.
    Sydney Goffinet pitched a complete game for Tell City. She walked only one and struck out none.
    “It was probably our best game of the season,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter.
    The Marksmen had trouble putting their hits together after the first inning, though.

  • Bulldogs suffer 3 losses

    WHITESVILLE, Ky.—Cannelton played its best defense of the season, committing only one error, but gave up 17 hits in a 14-4 baseball loss to Whitesville Trinity Saturday.
    The Raiders scored seven runs in the fourth inning to take control.
    “We had a couple of bang-bang plays where we didn’t get the call that inning,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    “One was a force out at second—the umpire said Sierra (Alvarez, Cannelton’s second baseman) pulled her foot off the bag, but the runner was really out.

  • Tell City 2nd in 4-team match

    JASPER—Grant Bolin shot 14-over-par 86 to lead Tell City to 13th place in the 14-team Wildcat Invitational boys golf tourney at Sultan’s Run Saturday.
    Tell City shot 375 to finish five strokes ahead of Evansville Day.
    Corydon won with 299. The Panthers had three of tourney’s top four scorers, including medalist Mitchell Frederick with 72.
    Mason Waninger and Damian Harney each shot 92 and Jimmy Phillips 101 to complete Tell City’s scoring.
    Bolin and Waninger each birdied the par-5, No. 6 hole.

  • Flannagan commits to play...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City three-sport star Logan Flannagan has found the college and sport she likes best, so she signed a letter of intent Monday to play volleyball for Indiana University Southeast.
    Flannagan, one of the area’s top track stars, said she also considered doing that sport in college “but I really love volleyball more than anything.”
    Kentucky Wesleyan and Brescia also recruited her for volleyball.

  • Tell City girls team has best...

    TELL CITY—Logan Flannagan won two events—one in meet-record time—to lead Tell City to second place in the nine-team PAC girls track meet Tuesday.

  • Seven errors doom Cannelton in...

    HARDINSBURG, Ky.—A familiar problem - errors - hurt Cannelton in a 5-1 baseball loss to Breckinridge County Wednesday.
    Cannelton outhit the Tigers 8-7 but committed seven errors. All five of the Tigers’ runs were unearned.
    “We just had a couple of untimely errors,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “Jeff (Kendall) threw well - he pitched on top (in the count).”
    Kendall pitched a complete game, striking out four and walking four.

  • Commodores leave 13 on base in 6...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central left 13 runners on base in a 6-3 PLAC baseball loss to Springs Valley Thursday.
    Perry Central outhit the Blackhawks 11-7 and committed two fewer errors, though the Blackhawks did score one run on a passed ball on a strikeout.
    Perry Central’s Alton Cummings didn’t walk anyone and struck out two as he pitched a complete game.
    “I thought Alton threw a good game,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “He was consistent and threw strikes.