Today's Sports

  • Tell City falls to Evansville...

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City did not score until the seventh inning in a 6-2 baseball loss to Evansville Central Tuesday.
    “Our pitching competed all game long again, and I feel like we wasted another good performance on the mound,” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield.
    At the plate “we fouled off a lot more pitches tonight and I think we did a much better job of hitting with two strikes,” he said. “We still need to do a better job of making adjustments at the plate.”

  • Perry Central nips Paoli

    LEOPOLD—Gavin Poole doubled home the go-ahead runs as Perry Central beat Paoli 8-7 in PLAC baseball Tuesday.
    Left-hander Jaron Underhill pitched the first five innings for the win. He walked two and struck out one, and he did not give up a run after the first inning.
    Paoli scored five runs in the top of the first, though. And though two errors prolonged the inning, Underhill also gave up five singles and two walks that inning.
    Did Perry Central Coach Jeremy Edwards consider taking him off the mound then?

  • Bulldogs get first win

    MADISONVILLE, Ky.—Cannelton scored the winning run on an error in the seventh inning to beat Heritage Christian 6-5 in baseball Monday.
    Logan Marshall went 2 for 4 to lead Cannelton’s seven-hit attack. Patrick Lawson added a single and two walks.
    Rafe Garrett, Lawson and Peyton White each drove in one run.
    Garrett pitched the last three innings to earn the win in relief of Marshall.
    Garrett gave up no hits and one walk and struck out six.

  • Marksmen fall twice in tennis

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City won a first-set tiebreaker in No. 1 doubles but South Spencer won every other set to beat the Marksmen 5-0 in PAC girls tennis Monday.
    South Spencer’s Allie Rutherford and Becca Rutherford overcame the first-set loss to beat Tell City’s Alex Lawalin and Kaydi Backer 6-7 (7-5), 6-1, 6-1 in No. 1 doubles.
    Baylie Manis and Baylee Kirchgessner defeated Kyra Gentry and Caitlin Teague 6-3, 6-1 in No. 2 doubles.

  • PC boys 2nd in triangular match

    SANTA CLAUS—Zach James shot 42 to lead Perry Central to second place in a three-team boys golf match Thursday.
    Forest Park won with 167. Perry Central shot 190 and Wood Memorial 200.
    Besides James, Perry Central scorers were Coby Aders with 48, Garrett James 49, and Brennan Tucker 51.
    Lain Knieriem, who shot 52, and Braeden Etienne, 67, also played for the Commodores.
    Perry Central assistant coach Ray James said the Commodores had some putting problems in the match.

  • What constitutes a track &...

    At the conclusion of Tell City’s track invitational April 15, it was announced that Tell City sprinter Cameron Kessinger was the Most Valuable Performer for the boys and Crawford County’s Haylea Crandall was the MVP for the girls.
    Meet officials said afterward that the MVPs should have been South Spencer’s Kipper Johnson for the boys and Tell City’s Emma Kohnert for the girls, as they scored the most points and that was what the award was supposed to be based on.

  • Braves slam PC

    LEOPOLD—Kierra Schoenbaechler hit a grand slam and Whitney Bogan pitched a three-hitter as Tecumseh beat Perry Central 11-1 in softball Friday.
    “We struggled pitching the first inning and loaded the bases and gave up a grand slam,” noted Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “But we still stayed focus and we had three hits off of a very good pitcher.
    “We made some nice plays in the outfield, with Maddie Labhart making a nice catch and a very nice throw home to Alana (Schepers) for a double play.

  • Perry Central loses road games...

    MITCHELL—Mitchell scored eight runs in the third inning on seven hits and an error and beat Perry Central 12-2 in PLAC baseball Friday.
    The Bluejackets outhit Perry Central 15-5 for the game and gave up no walks and committed no errors.
    Perry Central pitchers Ethan Myler and Jaron Underhill also walked none.
    Myler struck out five in three innings and Underhill struck out two in one inning.

  • Tell City 2nd, PC 3rd in tri-meet

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert won three events to lead Tell City to second place in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.
    Forest Park won with 74 points. Tell City scored 48 and Perry Central 43.
    Kohnert won the high jump at 4 feet, 10 inches, the long jump at 14 feet, 8 3/4 inches, and the 300-meter low hurdles in 50.93 seconds.
    She placed second in the 100 high hurdles to Perry Central’s Payton Emmons, 16.40 to 16.70.

  • TC holds off Bosse 5-4

    TELL CITY—Chloe Carman and Elizabeth Kehl each had two hits as Tell City beat Bosse 5-4 in softball Thursday.
    Carman led off the bottom of the first inning with her first varsity home run over the left-center field fence.
    The Marksmen added two runs in the third on a single by Kehl, an error by the third baseman, a hit batsman, a wild pitch, and a ground-out.
    Morgan Schuetter singled home two more runs in the fourth. That hit scored Carman, who walked, and Kehl, who singled.