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Today's Sports

  • Deom propels Tell City past...

    ELIZABETH—Spenser Deom drove in three runs as Tell City beat South Central 5-2 in baseball Thursday.
    After the bottom third of the Marksmen’s batting order drew three consecutive walks, Deom hit a two-run single to start the Marksmen’s scoring in the second inning.
    Reed Goffinet followed with an RBI ground-out to make the score 3-0.
    Tell City increased its lead to 5-1 with two runs in the top of the sixth inning.
    C.J. Rowe hit a solo home run to start that rally.

  • Perry Central girls also second

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Heritage Hills won 10 of the 15 events to beat Perry Central for first place in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.
    The Patriots scored 67 points, Perry Central 59, and Wood Memorial 38.
    With 53 girls on its roster, Heritage Hills had a huge advantage in depth over the other teams. But Perry Central still scored enough second, third and fourth places to keep the meet close.

  • Pats win final event to edge PC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Heritage Hills won the final event, the 1600-meter relay, to edge Perry Central for first place in a boys triangular track meet Thursday.
    Heritage Hills scored 71 points, Perry Central 68, and Wood Memorial 28.
    Aaron Pierrard won three distance races for Perry Central.
    He took the 1600 run in 4:42 and the 3200 in 10:45, beating Heritage Hills star Noah Hufnagel in both.
    Pierrard teamed with John Bashor, Marcus Graham and Michael Schwartz to win the 3200 relay in 8:59.53.

  • Lochmueller selected as Eastern...

    RICHMOND, Ky.—Former Tell City three-sport star Steve Lochmueller may have mixed feelings when the University of Kentucky plays Eastern Kentucky in basketball next winter.

  • Perry Central girls tie Paoli in...

    LEOPOLD—Macey Emmons and Claire Davis each won two events as Perry Central tied Paoli 57-57 in junior high girls track Monday.
    Emmons won the 1600-meter run in 5:57 and the 800 in 2:42.
    Davis took both throwing events, tossing the discus 68 feet and the shot 24 feet, 6 inches.
    Madelyn Peter went 13 feet in the long jump and Hannah Myler cleared 4 feet, 6 inches in the pole vault for Perry Central’s other individual blue ribbons.

  • Tell City whips Southridge

    TELL CITY—Chase Beckort won two individual events as Tell City trounced Southridge 88-26 in junior high boys track Monday.
    Beckort won the 1600-meter run in 5:11.88 and the 800 in 2:23.84.
    The Marksmen also won all three sprints. Josh Perry took the 100 dash in 12.65, Will Simpson the 200 in 26.87, and Trey Mucker the 400 in 58.8.
    Tell City won both throwing events, with Lucas Labhart tossing the discus 123 feet, 7 inches and Jeff Miller throwing the shot 37 feet, 11 inches.
    Trent Arnold won the 110-meter hurdles in 20.63.

  • Gibson Southern shuts out Tell...

    TELL CITY—Gibson Southern won every match in straight sets to beat Tell City 5-0 in PAC girls tennis Saturday.
    The No. 2 singles match did go to a second-set tiebreaker before Camille Greenwell defeated Cassie Bryant 6-4, 7-6 (7-3).
    Holly Decker bet Addie Peter 6-1, 6-0 in No. 1 singles and Rachel Jones beat Kelsey Gowers 6-3, 6-4 in No. 3.
    Arielle Graper and Taylor Kiesel shut out Megan Teague and Amy Hackbarth 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 doubles.

  • Storms force more postponements

    PERRY COUNTY—More storms and a tornado warning forced postponement of all sports events involving Perry County teams Tuesday.
    Events postponed were:
    • Tell City at Heritage Hills baseball
    • Perry Central at Corydon baseball
    • Tell City versus Southridge girls softball, rescheduled for April 20
    • Tell City’s home boys and girls track meets with Southridge
    • Perry Central’s home boys and girls track meets with North Harrison

  • Cannelton team reappears but is...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Of the 10 girls on Cannelton’s softball team, four have never played softball at any level and only two have played varsity.
    “At least we have a team,” said Brian Lawalin, who takes over as coach of the Bulldogs.
    They didn’t have one last year, as there were not enough healthy girls wanting to play.
    Melissa Clausen, the team’s only senior, and junior Jordyn Vogt are the only ones on the team who played for the Bulldogs’ last squad two years ago.

  • Crawford County holds off...

    MARENGO—Each team had one earned run but Crawford County scored two unearned ones in the second inning to beat Cannelton 3-1 in baseball Monday.
    An error and a passed ball contributed to the Wolfpack’s scoring.
    “It should’ve been a 1-1 game,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    Cannelton scored its only run in the sixth inning. Damon Powers and scored on a grounder by Bryan Bratcher.
    The Bulldogs had two other scoring chances ended by double plays.