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Today's Sports

  • Vikings, Highlanders top Tell...

    POSEYVILLE—Walks and errors hurt Tell City’s baseball team at times, but the Marksmen usually outhit their opponents.
    However that was not the case in road losses Saturday and Tuesday.
    North Posey had 10 hits to Tell City’s eight in an 8-3 PAC win over the Marksmen Saturday.
    “That game was an anomaly,” said Tell City Coach Jason Wilkerson. “We didn’t get hits.”
    Spenser Beard went 2 for 3 with a solo home run to lead the Marksmen’s offense.

  • PC falls twice in road games

    PAOLI—Paoli had 12 hits and took advantage of three Perry Central errors to beat the Commodores 8-4 in PLAC baseball Monday.
    Freshman Luke Hubert was Perry Central’s starting pitcher. He gave up six walks and struck out four in 22⁄3 innings.
    “Luke threw OK, but he’s young,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “He’s got to learn to work ahead in the count a little better. When he got ahead, he did well.”

  • Marksmen earn first two tennis...

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City won two singles matches and both doubles matches to beat Tecumseh 4-1 in PAC girls tennis Monday.
    Cassie Bryant won 6-1, 6-0 in No. 2 singles and Kelsey Gowers prevailed 6-2, 6-1 in No. 3.
    Megan Teague and Emily Olberding in No. 1 doubles and Mercedes Mendez and Amy Hackbarth in No. 2 won by identical 6-2, 6-4 scores.
    That was the Marksmen’s first victory of the season.
    But they quickly got their second one, beating Forest Park, Tell City Coach Nick Weyer’s alma mater, 3-2 in another road match Tuesday.

  • Commodores slug North Harrison 9...

    RAMSEY—Sydney Goffinet had four hits as Perry Central outslugged North Harrison for a 9-8 girls softball win Tuesday.
    Goffinet went 4 for 5 with a double and an RBI.
    Morgan Richardson added three of the Commodores’ 13 hits.
    Madison Guillaume had two hits, Autumn Lain hit a solo home run over the left-field fence in the sixth inning, and Hannah Edwards drove in two runs with a double and a sacrifice fly.

  • Marksmen rout Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City took advantage of Cannelton errors early and hit the ball well late to beat the Bulldogs 22-2 in baseball Monday.
    The Marksmen scored eight unearned runs in the second inning on four hits and four Cannelton errors to take an 8-0 lead.
    Hunter Rowe led off the inning with a fly ball to center field that probably should have been caught but fell in for a double.

  • Lanesville outscores Perry...

    LEOPOLD—Each team had six hits but Lanesville put its hits together better to beat Perry Central 8-3 in baseball Wednesday.
    The Eagles also took advantage of five walks and three Perry Central errors.
    Trey Mullis led Perry Central with two hits, including an RBI triple in a two-run first inning.
    The Commodores’ other runs were scored on a balk and Michael Landers’ sacrifice fly.
    Anthony Mosby also had two hits for Perry Central.
    Mosby pitched the first 3 1⁄3 innings, walking four and striking out two.

  • Richardson, Commodores slam Paoli

    LEOPOLD—Morgan Richardson hit a grand slam to lift Perry Central past Paoli 4-2 in PLAC girls softball Thursday.
    Perry Central had only three hits in the game and trailed 2-0 until the bottom of the fifth, when Richardson connected.
    Casey James and Kosha Wetzel singled for Perry Central’s other hits.
    Paoli’s pitcher “had a little bit of a rise ball and we just wouldn’t lay off it (until late in the game),” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.

  • Mistakes hurt Tell City in loss...

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    TELL CITY—Mental mistakes on offense and defense plagued Tell City in a 5-1 PAC baseball loss to Heritage Hills Friday.

  • Tell City prevails in 11 innings

    BOONVILLE—Tell City scored two runs on a throwing error in the top of the 11th inning to nip Boonville 5-4 in baseball Thursday.
    Tell City tied the score 3-3 with a run in the top of the sixth and neither team scored again until the 11th.
    With one out in that inning, Reese Miller got an infield hit and Gant Miller walked.
    Austin Paulin then hit a ground ball back to the pitcher that could have been an inning-ending double play.

  • Throwers, hurdlers lead Perry...

    HUNTINGBURG—Jordan Sprinkle and Amber Lindauer each won one event to lead Perry Central to second place in Southridge’s eight-team girls track invitational Thursday.
    Southridge won with 151 points. Perry Central scored 118.
    Sprinkle won the discus with a 101-foot-3 throw and teammate Brynnan Underhill was second at 95-5 as the Commodores scored the maximum 18 points in that event.
    They also scored 18 in the 300-meter low hurdles. Lindauer won that race in 50.1 seconds and Hannah Harpenau was second in 51.21, a personal record.