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Today's Sports

  • Rams top Commodores

    PAOLI—Perry Central left nine runners on base in six innings, including leaving the bases loaded twice, in a 6-2 PLAC baseball loss to Paoli Tuesday.
    The Commodores scored one run in the first but still left the bases loaded.
    In the fourth inning they loaded the bases with no outs but did not score.
    They outhit Paoli 7-6 but “Paoli had some timely hitting when they got runners in scoring position,” said Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor.
    The game was called in the top of the sixth inning due to severe weather.

  • Chargers nip Tell City

    TELL CITY—Pike Central scored the go-ahead run on an infield grounder in the ninth inning to beat Tell City 6-5 in PAC baseball Saturday.
     Tell City led 5-2 before Pike Central scored three runs in the top of the fifth on three singles and a walk to tie the score.
    Neither team scored again until the top of the ninth, when the Chargers used a single, a wild pitch, and a fly ball to right field to put a runner on third base with one out.
    Tell City then brought its infield in, but with the runner going on contact he scored on a grounder to third.

  • Schuetter powers Tell City past...

    TELL CITY—Morgan Schuetter threw a three-hitter and hit a three-run homer as Tell City whipped Springs Valley 11-0 in softball Saturday.
    Schuetter walked one and struck out five in the five-inning game. The Blackhawks never got a runner past second base.
    On offense Schuetter gave the Marksmen all the runs they needed in the first inning.
    Hayley Fackler led off with a single, advanced to second base on a wild pitch, and scored on Chelsey Billings’ double.
    Schuetter followed with a two-run homer over the left-center-field fence.

  • Commodores hold off Wolfpack 4-1

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Autumn Lain pitched out of an early jam and Perry Central scored four unearned runs to beat Crawford County 4-1 in PLAC softball Saturday.
    Lain then pitched a no-hitter in a 7-0 win over Paoli Monday that raised the Commodores’ PLAC record to 4-0.
    The area in front of the pitching rubber was damp at the start Saturday from the previous night’s rains and Lain seemed to have trouble with her footing early.

  • Orleans puts Perry Central away...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central errors helped Orleans score 11 runs in the first inning and cruise to a 16-4 baseball victory over the Commodores Wednesday.
    “We got off to a pretty bad start in the first,” said Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor. “Orleans put up 11 runs in that inning due to several errors. We weren’t very focused in the field and didn’t make routine plays.
    Orleans also had some hits that dropped in on us.

  • Patrios’ top hitters top Tell...

    TELL CITY—The top three batters in Heritage Hills’ lineup combined for 11 hits, including two home runs and a double, as the Patriots beat Tell City 16-2 in PAC softball Wednesday.
    Leadoff hitter Jamie Tempel and No. 2 batter Madalyn Fuller each went 4 for 4, with Fuller hitting a homer and scoring four runs.
    No. 3 batter Lauren Caswell hit a homer, double and single.
    Fuller’s two-run homer put the Patriots ahead 2-0 in the top of the third inning.

  • No. 5 Braves blast Perry Central...

    LYNNVILLE—Perry Central held Tecumseh’s powerful bats in check for three innings, but the Braves exploded for 10 runs in the next three innings to win 12-0 in softball Friday.
    “It was 2-0 until the fourth inning; then they started hitting the ball really well,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.
    The Braves, ranked No. 5 in the state in Class A, had a triple and a three-run homer among their hits in their five-run fourth and sixth innings.
    They also took advantage of two Perry Central errors in the fourth and one in the sixth.

  • Perry Central golf team now 15-0

    OAKLAND CITY—Zach James earned medalist honors for the second consecutive match and third time this season as Perry Central won another boys triangular golf match Thursday.
    The Commodores shot 170, Forest Park 178, and Wood Memorial 188 on the par-35 Oakland City Golf Club course.
    James shot 40, Nic Pierrard 41, and Coby Aders 46 as the Commodores had the top three scorers in the match.
    Coby Aders shot 46 to complete the team’s scoring.
    Eric Schepers, who shot 53, and Lain Knieriem, 55, also played for the Commodores.

  • Chinn named Northeast Dubois’...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    DUBOIS—Former Tell City three-sport star Andy Chinn was named Northeast Dubois’ head girls basketball coach Tuesday.
    Chinn, 25, succeeds Alan Matheis, who retired after 15 years as the girls coach.
    Chinn was an assistant to Matheis the past two years after serving one year as an assistant for Kentucky Wesleyan College’s men’s team.

  • Marksmen outrun Perry Central...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Leo Simpson and Cameron Kessinger each won two individual events as Tell City beat Perry Central 79-53 in boys track Thursday.
    Tell City won 13 of the 16 events.
    Simpson won the 1600-meter run in 4:36 and the 3200 in 9:52.
    “Obviously his two-mile was impressive - that was a personal record by right at 10 seconds,” said Tell City Coach Zac Hartz.
    Simpson teamed with Thomas Simpson, Seth Vaquero and Chase Beckort to win the 3200 relay in 11:43.75.