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Today's Sports

  • Mistakes hurt Tell City in loss...

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    TELL CITY—Mental mistakes on offense and defense plagued Tell City in a 5-1 PAC baseball loss to Heritage Hills Friday.

  • Tell City prevails in 11 innings

    BOONVILLE—Tell City scored two runs on a throwing error in the top of the 11th inning to nip Boonville 5-4 in baseball Thursday.
    Tell City tied the score 3-3 with a run in the top of the sixth and neither team scored again until the 11th.
    With one out in that inning, Reese Miller got an infield hit and Gant Miller walked.
    Austin Paulin then hit a ground ball back to the pitcher that could have been an inning-ending double play.

  • Throwers, hurdlers lead Perry...

    HUNTINGBURG—Jordan Sprinkle and Amber Lindauer each won one event to lead Perry Central to second place in Southridge’s eight-team girls track invitational Thursday.
    Southridge won with 151 points. Perry Central scored 118.
    Sprinkle won the discus with a 101-foot-3 throw and teammate Brynnan Underhill was second at 95-5 as the Commodores scored the maximum 18 points in that event.
    They also scored 18 in the 300-meter low hurdles. Lindauer won that race in 50.1 seconds and Hannah Harpenau was second in 51.21, a personal record.

  • Marksman girls take Forest Park...

    FERDINAND—Logan Flannagan won both hurdles races as Tell City won Forest Park’s five-team girls track invitational Thursday.

  • Commodores blank Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Sydney Goffinet delivered on a birthday promise and more as Perry Central defeated Tell City 14-0 in softball Friday.
    It was the birthday of her dad, Perry Central assistant coach Tony Goffinet, and he told her he wanted a home run for his birthday.
    So she hit a two-run shot well over the center-field fence in the third inning for her sixth homer of the season, breaking the school record she set last year.

  • Tell City wins 8-team meet,...

    MOUNT VERNON—Tell City won seven events to cruise to victory in an eight-team boys track invitational Friday.

  • Commodores outrun Jeeps, Springs...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—An improvised 400-meter relay and Austin LeClere’s return from a knee injury helped Perry Central win a boys triangular track meet Thursday.
    The Commodores scored 70 points, Northeast Dubois 64, and Springs Valley 29.
    Hurdler-jumper Andrew Huber and distance runners Aaron Pierrard and Bryce Lain had their usual strong meets for the Commodores.

  • Manziel’s height shouldn’t...

    One of the biggest questions about the upcoming NFL draft is how soon Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel will be chosen.
    Everyone knows about his success in college, including winning the Heisman Trophy as a freshman.
    And unlike another former Heisman winner, Tim Tebow, few NFL scouts question Manziel’s arm strength.
    Their big question about whether he can be successful as a pro is his height. He is 6 feet tall and for some reason the pros prefer quarterbacks to be at least 6-foot-4.

  • Monday, Tuesday slates rained out

    PERRY COUNTY—Frequent rains Monday and Tuesday wiped out the sports schedule for Perry County teams those days.
    Perry Central’s home PLAC girls softball game with Paoli, scheduled Monday, has been rescheduled for today at 4:30 p.m.
    Tell City’s girls tennis match at South Spencer was also postponed Monday and has been rescheduled for Friday at 4:30 p.m.
    Events postponed Monday that had not been rescheduled at press time were:
    • Cannelton at Grace Baptist baseball

  • Bluejackets top Perry Central

    LEOPOLD—Perry Cen-tral pitcher Anthony Mosby had control problems early in a 5-1 PLAC baseball loss to Mitchell Friday.
    Mosby walked eight and struck out six in five innings. Most of the walks came in the first three innings, when the Bluejackets jumped ahead 3-0.
    “He struggled with his control the first three innings, then he settled in and threw well,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “But he had thrown quite a few pitches (when he was relieved after the fifth inning).”