Today's Sports

  • Bulldogs suffer 3 losses

    WHITESVILLE, Ky.—Cannelton played its best defense of the season, committing only one error, but gave up 17 hits in a 14-4 baseball loss to Whitesville Trinity Saturday.
    The Raiders scored seven runs in the fourth inning to take control.
    “We had a couple of bang-bang plays where we didn’t get the call that inning,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    “One was a force out at second—the umpire said Sierra (Alvarez, Cannelton’s second baseman) pulled her foot off the bag, but the runner was really out.

  • Tell City 2nd in 4-team match

    JASPER—Grant Bolin shot 14-over-par 86 to lead Tell City to 13th place in the 14-team Wildcat Invitational boys golf tourney at Sultan’s Run Saturday.
    Tell City shot 375 to finish five strokes ahead of Evansville Day.
    Corydon won with 299. The Panthers had three of tourney’s top four scorers, including medalist Mitchell Frederick with 72.
    Mason Waninger and Damian Harney each shot 92 and Jimmy Phillips 101 to complete Tell City’s scoring.
    Bolin and Waninger each birdied the par-5, No. 6 hole.

  • Flannagan commits to play...

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    TELL CITY—Tell City three-sport star Logan Flannagan has found the college and sport she likes best, so she signed a letter of intent Monday to play volleyball for Indiana University Southeast.
    Flannagan, one of the area’s top track stars, said she also considered doing that sport in college “but I really love volleyball more than anything.”
    Kentucky Wesleyan and Brescia also recruited her for volleyball.

  • Tell City girls team has best...

    TELL CITY—Logan Flannagan won two events—one in meet-record time—to lead Tell City to second place in the nine-team PAC girls track meet Tuesday.

  • Seven errors doom Cannelton in...

    HARDINSBURG, Ky.—A familiar problem - errors - hurt Cannelton in a 5-1 baseball loss to Breckinridge County Wednesday.
    Cannelton outhit the Tigers 8-7 but committed seven errors. All five of the Tigers’ runs were unearned.
    “We just had a couple of untimely errors,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “Jeff (Kendall) threw well - he pitched on top (in the count).”
    Kendall pitched a complete game, striking out four and walking four.

  • Commodores leave 13 on base in 6...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central left 13 runners on base in a 6-3 PLAC baseball loss to Springs Valley Thursday.
    Perry Central outhit the Blackhawks 11-7 and committed two fewer errors, though the Blackhawks did score one run on a passed ball on a strikeout.
    Perry Central’s Alton Cummings didn’t walk anyone and struck out two as he pitched a complete game.
    “I thought Alton threw a good game,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “He was consistent and threw strikes.

  • Tell City sweeps singles in 4-1...

    TELL CITY—Tell City lost only two games in singles and also won No. 2 doubles in straight sets to beat Boonville 4-1 in girls tennis Thursday.
    The Marksmen have won three matches in a row after starting the season 0-5.
    Realigning their doubles teams and having their No. 1 and 2 singles players switch positions seemed to ignite the  recent surge.
    “Too, our schedule was tough earlier this season, so those matches made us better and able to win these matches this week,” said Tell City Coach Nick Weyer.

  • PC girls second at Dubois

    DUBOIS—Perry Central won three events as it tied for second in the six-team Dubois Relays girls track meet Friday.
    Jessica Coultas and Allison Parker won the shot put relay with a combined distance of 62 feet, 1 inch.
    Jordan Sprinkle and Brynnan Underhill won the discus with throws totaling 194 feet, 9 inches.
    Jill Theis won the only individual event, the 1600-meter run, in 5:59.96.
    Hannah Harpenau and Sarah Schlachter earned three second places.

  • Parker’s triple lifts Perry...

    LEOPOLD—Brittany Parker hit a bases-loaded triple in the fifth inning to drive in all of Perry Central’s runs in a 3-2 softball win over Lanesville Wednesday.
    Lanesville, ranked No. 6 in the state in Class A, outhit the Commodores 5-3 and had two triples.
    But the Commodores did a better job making theirs count.
    In the bottom of the fifth Kosha Wetzel singled, Lexi Aders was hit by a pitch, and with two outs Morgan Richardson was also hit by a pitch to load the bases.
    Parker then cleared them with her hit to the fence.

  • Harpenau leads PC girls to...

    REO—Hannah Harpenau won two events as Perry Central finished second in a four-team girls track meet Wednesday.
    Forest Park won with 113 points. Perry Central scored 86.5, Tecumseh 23.5, and South Spencer 13.
    Harpenau won the 100-meter intermediate hurdles in 16.70 seconds and the long jump at 15 feet, 7 inches.
    Amber Lindauer ran the 300 low hurdles in 50.33 and Marie Schwartz ran the 800 in 2:38.56 for the Commo-dores’ other victories.
    Sarah Schlachter, Sarah Spires, Harpenau and Taysia Fulkerson took second in the 400 relay in 53.33.