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  • 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.

  • Marksmen sweep Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Morgan Schuetter threw a no-hitter and Madison Schuetter drove in five runs as Tell City beat Cannelton 15-0 in the first game of a softball doubleheader Tuesday.
    Tell City scored 11 runs in the first inning on nine hits, four walks, two hit batsmen and one error.
    Samantha Stephens reached base on an error by the third baseman to start the inning.
    After Chloe Carman walked, Stephens scored on Morgan Schuetter’s single to left field.

  • Parker propels PC girls past...

    LEOPOLD—Skylar Parker won three individual events to lead Perry Central to victory in a three-team girls track meet Tuesday.
    Perry Central scored 74 points, Springs Valley 52, and Northeast Dubois 40.
    Parker won the high jump by clearing 4 feet, 8 inches, the long jump at 14 feet, 5 inches, and the 400-meter dash in 1:05.00.
    Freshman teammate Macey Emmons won the 1600 run in 5:55.84 and the 3200 in 13:28.58.
    She teamed with Hannah Hubert, Amber Neyenhaus and Ryann Lynch to win the 3200 relay in 11:31.51.

  • Bulldogs get first win

    MADISONVILLE, Ky.—Harley Harding hit a two-run double as Cannelton rallied for six runs in the fifth inning to beat Grace Baptist 13-8 in baseball Tuesday.
    The game was the second of a doubleheader and each game was scheduled for only five innings.
    The Bulldogs trailed 8-7 entering the fifth, but Harding’s double to left-center field put them ahead 10-8.
    “Harley had the biggest hit,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.

  • Perry Central girls win 2 of 3

    ORLEANS—Perry Central scored three runs on one hit in the top of the eighth inning to beat Orleans 6-3 in PLAC softball Tuesday.
    Walks to Karissa Gayer and Madison Guillaume sandwiched around a single by Lea Harbaville loaded the bases for the Commodores with no outs in the eighth.
    After Gayer scored on a passed ball, Autumn Lain hit a foul pop-up that the first baseman caught.
    The catcher also went after it, though, leaving home plate unattended. So Harbaville tagged up and scored from third on the play.

  • Commodores win two more matches...

    ENGLISH—Zach James shot an even-par 36 for medalist honors as Perry Central won a four-team boys golf match Monday.
    Perry Central shot 170, Crawford County and North Harrison each 176, and West Washington 229.
    James birdied the par-5, No. 1 hole, and par-4, No. 3 hole.
    Nic Pierrard and John Steen each shot 43 and Coby Aders 48 to complete the Commodores’ scoring. Pierrard birdied the par-4, No. 9 hole.
    Also playing for them were Eric Schepers, who shot 49, and Brennon Tucker, 54.