Today's Sports

  • 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...

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    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.

  • Strong hitting propels Perry...

    LEOPOLD—Every Perry Central batter had at least one hit as the Commodores beat Springs Valley 6-2 in PLAC softball Monday.
    Skyly Cummings went 2 for 3 with an RBI and a stolen base.
    Autumn Lain and Lea Harbaville each went 2 for 4. Lain stole a base and Harbaville drove in a run.
    Madison Guillaume added a triple and Hannah Edwards a double. Edwards drove in a run.
    Lain pitched a three-hitter for the win. She struck out one and walked six.

  • Games postponed due to heavy...

    PERRY COUNY – Heavy rains Thursday and Friday forced postponement of several local sports events Thursday through Saturday.
    Perry Central’s baseball game at South Spencer, scheduled Friday, has been postponed to this Friday at 5 p.m.
    Perry Central’s home softball game with Orleans, scheduled Friday, has been rescheduled for May 8 at 4:30 p.m.
    Events postponed but not rescheduled at press time were:
    • Tell City’s home softball game with Hancock County Thursday and game at South Central Saturday

  • Tell City, Perry Central excited...

    When Tell City and Perry Central have fairly evenly matched teams and play each other in a basketball sectional, it produces added excitement and a large crowd.
    Now we will get to experience those same elements in football, at least for the next two years, with Tell City moving to Class A in football.
    Eastern Greene, the team Tell City beat in a first-round Class 2A sectional game last fall, is also moving to Class A.