Today's Sports

  • Commodores top Jeeps 4-3

    LEOPOLD—Kosha Wetzel’s two-run double in the fifth inning capped a four-run rally that lifted Perry Central past Northeast Dubois 4-3 in softball Friday.
    Perry Central, 17-8, broke its school record for wins set last year.
    Miranda Claise also broke her school record for most wins as she improved to 15-7.
    She struck out seven and walked two as she pitched a complete game.
    Sydney Goffinet went 3 for 4 to lead Perry Central hitters. Wetzel and Morgan Richardson each added two hits.

  • Tell City splits two games

    TELL CITY—Spenser Beard hit his fourth homer in his last six games as Tell City beat Crawford County 12-5 in baseball Thursday.
    Beard also hit two singles and drove in four runs.
    He is hitting .487 and though batting leadoff most of the season leads the team in home runs with six and RBIs with 29.
    C.J. Rowe added three RBIs with a bases-loaded double in the fifth inning, when the Marksmen scored seven runs to take a 12-5 lead.
    Trent Rainey added a two-run double.

  • PC nips Blackhawks in 8 innings

    FRENCH LICK—Perry Central had only three hits in its last two baseball games combined, but that was good enough for a split.
    Alton Cummings singled home the winning run in the eighth inning as the Commodores beat Springs Valley 3-2 Wednesday.
    Cummings’ hit scored Luke Hubert, who had doubled.
    Hubert singled in the third inning and Cummings drove in a run that inning as well.

  • Tell City holds off PC to win...

    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Tell City broke or tied four school records as it held off Perry Central to win the Jasper boys track sectional Thursday.
    Tell City and Perry Central each won five events, but the Marksmen had more depth in the running events and outscored the Commo-dores 131-114.
    The Marksmen raised their season record to 37-0.
    Tell City junior Elliott Brown broke Joe Hagedorn’s 1971 school record in the 200-meter dash by three-hundredths of a second as he won it in 22.61.

  • Rebels, Cougars top Tell City

    REO—South Spencer had 13 hits and took advantage of 10 walks and two hit batsmen to beat Tell City 20-2 in PAC softball Tuesday.
    “We struggled with walks again,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter.
    Sydney Goffinet pitched into the second inning for Tell City to take the loss. She gave up five hits and three walks, hit one batter, and struck out none.
    Shannon Bryant pitched the second and third innings, giving up seven hits and four walks and striking out two.

  • TC 2nd, PC 3rd in triangular

    ENGLISH—Mason Waninger shot a 6-over-par 42 for medalist honors to lead Tell City to second place in a boys triangular golf match Tuesday.
    Crawford County won with 174 strokes. Tell City shot 188 and Perry Central 193.
    Waninger birdied the par-5 No. 6 hole and parred three holes as he edged Perry Central’s Zach James and Crawford County’s Chris Cook, Cameron Sillings and Jacob Sherron by one stroke for medalist.
    Grant Bolin and Jimmy Phillips each shot 46 and Damian Harney 54 to complete Tell City’s scoring.

  • Bulldogs stumble twice

    CANNELTON—South Central had 11 hits and drew six walks to beat Cannelton 14-2 in baseball Tuesday.
    The Rebels’ hits included three home runs and two doubles.
    “We just have so much trouble pitching ahead in the count,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We start out 2-0 and then we’re forced to throw a fastball right down the gut.”
    Cannelton had seven hits, with Tristan Simmons and Bryce Garrett each getting a single and a double. Damon Powers added two singles.
    Garrett had the Bulldogs’ only RBI.

  • Marksmen 5th in PAC golf tourney

    EVANSVILLE—Mason Waninger just missed making all-conference as he led Tell City to fifth place in the nine-team PAC boys golf tourney Saturday.
    Tell City shot 354. Heritage Hills, led by medalist Preston Van Winkle’s 70 on the par-72 Cambridge course, won with 318.
    The top eight made all-conference, with eighth-place Nick Virden of Gibson Southern shooting 81.
    Waninger finished one stroke behind Virden at 82.
    Grant Bolin shot 86 and Damian Harney and Jimmy Phillips each 93 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.

  • Singles victories carry Tell...

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City won the three singles matches in straight sets to beat Boonville 3-2 in the first round of Heritage Hills’ girls tennis sectional Tuesday.
    The Marksmen lost only one game in singles play.
    Addie Peter beat Macey Dimmett 6-0, 6-1 in No. 1, Cassie Bryant shut out Kaleigh Howard 6-0, 6-0 in No. 2, and Kelsey Gowers also shut out Hannah Heidorn 6-0, 6-0 in No. 3.

  • No easy draws for local teams

    INDIANAPOLIS—The good news for Perry County baseball teams is that none of them will have to travel far for their sectionals, as both are being held in Perry County this year.
    The bad news is that all three county teams received difficult draws when the IHSAA drew the matchups Tuesday.
    In the six-team Class 2A sectional at Tell City, Tell City and Perry Central would each have to play three games to claim the title, as neither drew a first-round bye.
    Tell City will face North Posey in the first game 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 28.