Today's Sports

  • Commodore boys 2nd in triangular

    LEOPOLD—Aaron Pierrard won two races as Perry Central placed second in a boys triangular track meet Wednesday.
    Forest Park won with 77.5 points. Perry Central scored 52.5 and South Spencer 37.
    Pierrard won the 3200-meter run in 10:11.05 and teamed with Michael Schwartz, John Bashor and Marcus Graham to win the 3200 relay in 9:21.52.
    Those were the Commodores’ only running victories. They also won two field events.
    Nathan Shaw cleared 12 feet to take the pole vault and Devin Martin won the long jump at 20 feet, 0 1/2 inch.

  • Late homers lift Tell City past...

    TELL CITY—Home runs by Spenser Deom and Travis Burchett in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted Tell City past Washington 8-6 in baseball Friday.
    Washington had hit a two-run homer in the top of the seventh to take a 6-4 lead.
    In the bottom of the seventh Hunter Rowe singled and moved to second on a groundout. Deom then tied the game with a two-run homer over the right-center-field fence.

  • Tell City trounces Blackhawks

    FRENCH LICK—Tell City had 13 hits and Morgan Schuetter pitched a four-hitter as Tell City walloped Springs Valley 12-0 in softball Thursday.
    Schuetter struck out three and walked none.
    Rachel Malone hit a single and a double and had a team-high two RBIs to lead Tell City’s offense.
    Morgan Schuetter also had a single and a double. Chelsey Billings, Emili Stephens and Madison Schuetter each also had two hits and Hayley Fackler hit a double.

  • Commodores top Orleans, Eagles

    LEOPOLD—Autumn Lain pitched a five-hitter as Perry Central beat Orleans 6-0 in PLAC softball Friday.
    Lain struck out five and walked none. “Autumn pitched a really good game,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.
    Perry Central had eight hits and also took advantage of six Orleans errors.
    Brooke Lasher went 2 for 2 with two RBIs to lead Perry Central hitters.
    Lexi Aders went 2 for 3 with a triple and Hannah Edwards added an RBI double.

  • Commodores shut out Springs...

    FRENCH LICK—Trey Novak drove in two runs and Luke Hubert pitched his first shutout as Perry Central beat Springs Valley 3-0 in PLAC baseball Thursday.
    Hubert struck out nine, walked none, and scattered seven hits.
    “I thought Luke really threw well,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “He was efficient - he only threw 75 pitches.
    “We got a couple of double plays to help him.”
    Shortstop Bryce Ridener fielded a grounder up the middle, stepped on second base, and threw to first for one double play.

  • Tell City boys down Boonville

    TELL CITY—Elliott Brown, Devin Newton and Leo Simpson each won two individual events and a relay as Tell City beat Boonville 77-54 in boys track Thursday.
    Brown remained undefeated in the 100- and 200-meter dashes, winning them in 11.07 seconds and 22.86.
    He teamed with Jackson Ramsey, Cameron Kessinger and Newton to win the 400 relay in 45.41.
    Newton also won both hurdles races, taking the 110 high hurdles in 16.64 and the 300 intermediates in 44.63.
    Simpson won the 1600 run in 4:40 and the 800 in 2:04.73.

  • Tell City beats Perry Central

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    LEOPOLD—Tell City had 14 hits and four Marksmen combined for 13 RBIs as they beat Perry Central 16-4 in baseball Wednesday.
    The Marksmen jumped ahead early, scoring five runs in the top of the first inning.
    With one out, Jarrett Hawhee singled to center field and Spenser Deom walked.
    Trent Rainey also singled to center, scoring Hawhee.
    C.J. Rowe singled to left to score Deom. Travis Burchett followed with a three-run homer over the left-field fence.

  • Tell City 3rd in invitational

    MOUNT VERNON—Elliott Brown won two close races to lead Tell City to third place in an eight-team boys track invitational Friday.
    Castle won with 146 points. Tell City scored 70.
    Brown won the 100-meter dash in 11.23 seconds, finishing eight-hundredths of a second ahead of Evansville Memorial’s Michael Trice.
    The 200 was even closer as Brown won it in 22.79, just two-hundredths of a second ahead of Isiah Stokes of South Spencer.

  • Tell City extends win streak to 6

    TELL CITY—Tell City followed a familiar pattern - strong singles play and occasional doubles victories - to two more PAC wins in girls tennis Monday and Tuesday.
    The Marksmen won every match in straight sets in a 5-0 victory over Tecumseh Monday. The Braves never won more than four games in any match.
    Cassie Bryant in No. 2 singles and Amy Hackbarth and Mercedes Mendez in No. 1 doubles shut out their opponents.
    The Marksmen won all three singles matches at Forest Park Tuesday for a 3-2 victory.

  • Shoals holds off Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Shoals scored 10 runs in the fourth through sixth innings to overcome a slow start and beat Cannelton 11-10 in baseball Saturday.
    “We were down 10-5 going into the sixth and we made a pretty good run,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    Inded the Bulldogs did battle back with four runs in the bottom of the sixth.
    A walk by Maffia, an RBI single by Jacob Pearey, an error, and a fielder’s choice helped fueled that comeback.