Today's Sports

  • Perry Central 3rd in Jeeps’...

    DUBOIS—Storms shortened Northeast Dubois’ boys track invitational Tuesday and probably cost Perry Central second place.
    The Commodores finished third in the six-team meet with 80 points. Northeast Dubois won with 135 and Southridge was second with 92.
    All but three events were completed: the 200-meter dash, 3200 run and 1600 relay. But Perry Central was seeded to win all three of those.
    The other event the Commodores were seeded in was the 3200 relay and they won it by 20 seconds.

  • Jasper tops Perry Central, Tell...

    JASPER—Jasper’s four scorers all shot better than anyone on the other teams as the Wildcats beat Perry Central and Tell City in boys golf at Jasper’s municipal course Monday.
    Jasper shot 154, Perry Central 179, and Tell City 234.
    Jasper’s Jack Bies and Carson Pierce each shot even-par 36 for medalist honors. Two other Wildcats each shot 41.
    Zach James shot 43 to lead Perry Central.
    Nic Pierrard and Coby Aders each shot 44 and John Steen 48 to complete the Commodores’ scoring.

  • Cannelton falls in pitchers’ duel

    DUGGER—Cannelton’s Damon Powers pitched a three-hitter but his team had only two hits in a 3-1 baseball loss to Dugger Union Saturday.
    Powers struck out six and walked only one in the five-inning game. All the hits he gave up were singles.
    Caleb Wright pitched a two-hitter for Dugger, striking out eight and walking three.
    His teammates backed him with errorless defense.
    Jacob Pearey and David Reed each had a single for Cannelton’s hits.
    Wright went 2 for 2 to lead Dugger hitters. He scored two runs.

  • 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

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    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.