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Today's Sports

  • Marksmen outrun Perry Central...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Leo Simpson and Cameron Kessinger each won two individual events as Tell City beat Perry Central 79-53 in boys track Thursday.
    Tell City won 13 of the 16 events.
    Simpson won the 1600-meter run in 4:36 and the 3200 in 9:52.
    “Obviously his two-mile was impressive - that was a personal record by right at 10 seconds,” said Tell City Coach Zac Hartz.
    Simpson teamed with Thomas Simpson, Seth Vaquero and Chase Beckort to win the 3200 relay in 11:43.75.

  • Marksmen sweep Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Morgan Schuetter threw a no-hitter and Madison Schuetter drove in five runs as Tell City beat Cannelton 15-0 in the first game of a softball doubleheader Tuesday.
    Tell City scored 11 runs in the first inning on nine hits, four walks, two hit batsmen and one error.
    Samantha Stephens reached base on an error by the third baseman to start the inning.
    After Chloe Carman walked, Stephens scored on Morgan Schuetter’s single to left field.

  • Parker propels PC girls past...

    LEOPOLD—Skylar Parker won three individual events to lead Perry Central to victory in a three-team girls track meet Tuesday.
    Perry Central scored 74 points, Springs Valley 52, and Northeast Dubois 40.
    Parker won the high jump by clearing 4 feet, 8 inches, the long jump at 14 feet, 5 inches, and the 400-meter dash in 1:05.00.
    Freshman teammate Macey Emmons won the 1600 run in 5:55.84 and the 3200 in 13:28.58.
    She teamed with Hannah Hubert, Amber Neyenhaus and Ryann Lynch to win the 3200 relay in 11:31.51.

  • Bulldogs get first win

    MADISONVILLE, Ky.—Harley Harding hit a two-run double as Cannelton rallied for six runs in the fifth inning to beat Grace Baptist 13-8 in baseball Tuesday.
    The game was the second of a doubleheader and each game was scheduled for only five innings.
    The Bulldogs trailed 8-7 entering the fifth, but Harding’s double to left-center field put them ahead 10-8.
    “Harley had the biggest hit,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.

  • Perry Central girls win 2 of 3

    ORLEANS—Perry Central scored three runs on one hit in the top of the eighth inning to beat Orleans 6-3 in PLAC softball Tuesday.
    Walks to Karissa Gayer and Madison Guillaume sandwiched around a single by Lea Harbaville loaded the bases for the Commodores with no outs in the eighth.
    After Gayer scored on a passed ball, Autumn Lain hit a foul pop-up that the first baseman caught.
    The catcher also went after it, though, leaving home plate unattended. So Harbaville tagged up and scored from third on the play.

  • Commodores win two more matches...

    ENGLISH—Zach James shot an even-par 36 for medalist honors as Perry Central won a four-team boys golf match Monday.
    Perry Central shot 170, Crawford County and North Harrison each 176, and West Washington 229.
    James birdied the par-5, No. 1 hole, and par-4, No. 3 hole.
    Nic Pierrard and John Steen each shot 43 and Coby Aders 48 to complete the Commodores’ scoring. Pierrard birdied the par-4, No. 9 hole.
    Also playing for them were Eric Schepers, who shot 49, and Brennon Tucker, 54.

  • Titans, Tigers top Tell City

    TELL CITY—Evansville Memorial had 15 hits and took advantage of three Tell City errors to beat the Marksmen 12-5 in baseball Monday.
    “We dug ourselves a hole early, got back into it with a solid bottom of the first, then got into a couple of situations where we could not stop the bleeding defensively,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “Memorial seemed to find the holes, and we made a couple of very costly errors that could have made things a little easier for our pitchers (had the plays been made).

  • Commodores sweep two from...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Jaron Underhill pitched a four-hitter as Perry Central shut out Cannelton 12-0 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Monday.
    Underhill walked only one and struck out seven in the five-inning game. All the hits he gave up were singles.
    “I thought Jaron pitched well,” said Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor. “He threw strikes and got ahead on the count.”
    His teammates gave him all the runs he would need in the first inning.

  • Perry Central second, Tell City...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Payton Emmons won the 100-meter high hurdles to lead Perry Central to second place in Tell City’s 10-team girls track invitational Saturday.
    The Commodores scored 131.5 points and Tell City placed fifth with 54.5. Boonville, led by record-setting distance runner Haley Barker, won with 148 points.
    Emmons won the 100 hurdles in 16.75 seconds and placed second in the 300 low hurdles in 52.03.

  • Marksman boys win own...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City won three distance races and three sprints as it won its own 10-team boys track invitational Saturday.
    The Marksmen scored 130 points to beat runner-up South Spencer by 50. Perry Central placed fourth with 75.
    “It was by far our best meet,” said Tell City Coach Zac Hartz. “Our distance kids scored 58 out of a possible 64 points.”