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Today's Sports

  • More rain, more postponements

    PERRY COUNTY—Heavy rains in the last half of last week led to the postponement of all sports events involving Perry County teams Thursday and three of them Friday.
    Friday games postponed were Tell City’s home baseball with Washington, Perry Central softball at North Harrison, and Tell City junior high softball at Paoli.
    No new dates were announced for any of those events.
    Tell City’s boys golf match at Southridge, postponed Thursday, has been rescheduled for May 15.

  • Graves to cheer for Brescia

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Kendra Graves will be the first Perry Central graduate in 14 years to become a college cheerleader.
    Graves signed Thursday with Brescia University, an NAIA school in Owensboro, Ky., that is starting its first cheerleading squad for next winter’s basketball season.
    Kendal Connor, who coached Daviess County’s dance team to a Kentucky high school state championship, has been hired as the coach of Brescia’s cheerleading and dance teams and offered Graves the athletic scholarship.

  • Tell City, Perry Central draw...

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City and Perry Central drew the long route in their baseball sectional while Cannelton drew a first-round bye in its sectional.
    Pairings for the sectionals, to be held May 24-29, were drawn by the IHSAA Friday.
    In the six-team Class 2A sectional at South Spencer, Perry Central will play Forest Park in the first game Wednesday, May 24, at 5:30 p.m.
    That will be followed by Tell City taking on South Spencer at approximately 8 p.m.
    The winners of those two games will meet in the first semifinal game Saturday, May 27, at 1 p.m.

  • Oskin, Panthers stop Tell City

    CORYDON—Sydney Oskin threw a one-hitter as Corydon beat Tell City 16-1 in softball Wednesday.
    Oskin walked one and struck out seven in the five-inning game.
    Hayley Fackler hit her first varsity home run over the right-center-field fence in the top of the first inning for Tell City’s only hit.
    Corydon replied with two runs in the bottom of the inning and took control with six runs in the second.
    Fackler pitched the first 4 2/3 innings for Tell City, giving up 12 hits and four walks and striking out two.

  • Eagles nip Perry Central in...

    LANESVILLE—Lanesville jumped to an 8-1 lead en route to a 10-8 softball win over Perry Central Wednesday.
    “We gave up eight runs in the first inning and then decided to play ball like we can play,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.
    The Commodores ended up outhitting Lanesville 11-7, though the Eagles had a home run and three doubles among their hits.
    Catie Hauser hit a home run and a single and drove in three runs for Perry Central.

  • Lyons, Morgan lead Tell City...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Whitaker Lyons drove in three runs as Tell City beat Perry Central 8-2 in baseball Wednesday.
    The Marksmen also got another strong pitching performance from Ryan Morgan, who gave up only two unearned runs while pitching into the sixth inning.
    He gave up three hits and three walks and struck out five.
    “He’s consistent,” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield. “He always throws strikes and I couldn’t ask for more than that.”

  • PC girls take 3rd place in PLAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Claire Davis won both throwing events to lead Perry Central to third place in the PLAC girls track meet Friday.
    Springs Valley won with 124.5 points. Perry Central scored 97, just two behind second-place Mitchell.
    Davis threw the discus 100 feet, 7 inches to win by 17 feet, 1 inch and the shot 34 feet, 6 1/4 inches to win by 4 feet, 1/2 inch.

  • PC boys 2nd in PLAC track

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Marcus Graham won three events to lead Perry Central to second place in the PLAC boys track meet Friday.
    Springs Valley won the seven-team meet with 120 points. Perry Central scored 107.
    Graham won the 1600-meter run in 4:37.92 and the 3200 in 10:07.96.
    He teamed with John Bashor, Chase James and Logan Hubert to win the 3200 relay in 9:11.20.
    Graham placed second in the 800 in 2:11.66 as he ran all four distance races in the conference meet for the second year in a row.

  • Southridge edges Perry Central...

    HUNTINGBURG—Trey Novak won two events but Perry Central lost to Southridge 110-105 in unified track Monday.

  • Storms alter sports schedules

    PERRY COUNTY—Heavy rains forced postponement of all four sports events involving Perry County teams Saturday.
    Tell City’s home PAC baseball game with North Posey has been rescheduled for 2 p.m. May 20.
    No new dates were announced for the Shoals at Cannelton baseball game or South Central at Perry Central and Cannelton at Crothersville softball games.
    The PLAC junior high track meets that Perry Central was to have participated in at Mitchell Friday were postponed to Wednesday because of the threat of storms Friday evening.