Today's Sports

  • Blackhawks overtake Cannelton...

    CANNELTON—Springs Valley erupted for three runs in the top of the seventh inning to beat Cannelton 5-4 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Thursday.
    Cannelton led 4-2 until a walk and a hit batsmen started Springs Valley’s last-inning rally.
    Both runners scored on a single by Christian Tucker, with Tucker advancing to second on the throw home.
    Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett thought the Bulldogs should have cut the throw off instead of throwing home.

  • Commodores fall to Mitchell but...

    LEOPOLD—Tyler Mattingly drove in six runs with a grand slam and two singles and Mitchell beat Perry Central 10-0 in PLAC softball Thursday.
    Perry Central still won the conference with a 5-1 record. Mitchell placed second at 4-2.
    “We came out flat and never picked up the momentum to overcome the intensity that Mitchell brought to the game,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “They came in wanting to win and I think we did not expect it.

  • Tell City loses two close games

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge scored the winning run without a hit in the eighth inning to edge Tell City 3-2 in PAC baseball Thursday.
    “The bitter pill to swallow is how we lost in the eighth,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “(Travis) Burchett was able to strike out the first batter of the eighth, but he reached base when we were unable to block strike three.

  • Tell City 3rd, Perry Central 4th...

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    JASPER—Tell City placed second in four distance races as it finished third in the 10-team boys track sectional Thursday.
    Marcus Graham won the 3200-meter run to lead Perry Central to fourth place. The Commodores placed second in two other events.
    Jasper romped to victory with a sectional-record 175 points.

  • Tell City team 76th in nation

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Tell City had 55 archers on three teams shoot in the  NASP national tourney last Thursday.
    William Tell Elementary shot 2,965 to finish 76th among 156 elementary teams.
    Levi Smith scored 263 of a possible 300 points to lead William Tell’s males, He finihsed 258th out of 1,968 elementary males.
    William Tell’s high female score was Elizabeth Brinksneader’s 262, which placed her 181st out of 1,697 elementary females.
    Tell City’s junior high team shot 3,187 to finish 98th among 206 teams.

  • Marksmen place third in jr....

    TELL CITY—Tell City won the high jump and 3200-meter relay as it placed third in the PAC junior high boys track meet Saturday.
    Davis Tran cleared 5 feet, 4 inches to win the high jump.
    Owen Noble, Kaden Chestnut, Nigel Kaiser and Ijaa Chambers took the 3200 relay in 10:05.97.
    Kaiser placed second in the 1600 run in 5:14.69 and in the 800 in 2:26.73.
    Lucas Labhart placed second in the discus with a 118-foot-0 1/2 throw.
    Jill Kaiser won two distance races as Tell City took sixth in girls team standings.

  • Tell City 8th in PAC

    SANTA CLAUS—Spencer Fest shot 117 to lead Tell City to eighth place in the PAC boys golf tourney Saturday.
    The Marksmen beat Tecumseh by nine strokes in the nine-team tourney. Heritage Hills won with 332.
    Individually Fest finished 31st in the 45-man tourney.
    Next for Tell City were Ethan Maffia with 120 and Lucas Montgomery 130.
    Josh Gaynor and Marcus Fortwendel each shot 131 to tie for the Marksmen’s fourth scorer.

  • Cougars top Marksmen 3-1

    TELL CITY—North Harrison had three doubles among its seven hits as it beat Tell City 3-1 in softball Saturday.
    Abby Bozynski’s double helped the Cougars score two runs in the second inning.
    Tell City had seven hits, all singles. Hayley Fackler had two hits to lead the Marksmen.
    They scored their only run in the fifth inning on singles by MaKaylee Buntin, Chloe Carman, Fackler and Chelsey Billings.
    Morgan Schuetter pitched a complete game for Tell City, striking out four and walking two.

  • Perry Central wins 1 of 3 games

    LEOPOLD—Ethan Myler scattered seven hits and Perry Central made the most of its three hits to beat West Washington 2-1 in PLAC baseball Saturday.
    Khole Gehlhausen went 2 for 3 for Perry Central and drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning.
    Myler had the Commodores’ other hit and scored from first base on Gehlhausen’s single.
    “We did struggle at the plate - we weren’t very patient today and swung at some pitches out of the zone,” said Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor.

  • Bulldogs split with Tigers...

    CROTHERSVILLE—Damon Powers pitched a two-hitter as Cannelton beat Crothersville 7-2 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Saturday.
    Powers struck out 11 and walked five.
    Powers and Jacob Pearey each hit a single and a double to lead Cannelton’s five-hit attack. Pearey drove in two runs.
    Crothersville scored eight runs in the second inning of the second game to win 8-5.
    Ethan Melton pitched all six innings for Cannelton, giving up seven hits and three walks and striking out seven.