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  • Tell City boys win PAC meet by 1...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City trailed most of the meet but used strong performances by its distance runners to nip Gibson Southern by 1.5 points for the PAC boys track title Thursday.
    Tell City scored 113.5 points and Gibson Southern 112. North Posey was third with 91.

  • Storms cancel all Tuesday events

    PERRY COUNTY—Some severe thunderstorms and nearly constant rain forced all sports events involving Perry County teams Tuesday to be called off.
    The PAC girls track meet, scheduled at Tell City, was postponed one day to Wednesday.
    Tell City’s softball game at Crawford County was also postponed to Wednesday and the Marksmen’s girls tennis match at Heritage Hills was postponed to today.

  • Tell City outshoots South Spencer

    TELL CITY—Spencer Fest shot 45 for medalist honors as Tell City defeated South Spencer 215-221 in boys golf Monday.
    Ethan Maffia shot 52, Josh Gaynor 56, and Griffin Taylor 62 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.
    Marcus Fortwendel, who shot 63, and Lucas Montgomery, 64, also played for the Marksmen.
    Josh Bowlds led South Spencer with 49.
    The victory was Tell City’s first in two years.

  • James 2nd in invitational

    ENGLISH—Perry Central’s Zach James shot 83 to place second in the Wolfpack Invitational boys golf tourney Saturday.
    Perry Central did not have a team score, as it had only three golfers competing.
    The school’s prom was that night and some of the golfers thought playing 18 holes that day might make them late for the prom, so Coach Bill Dickerson told his seniors they did not have to play.
    James shot 41 on the front nine and 42 on the back nine as he finished seven strokes behind medalist Kamden Hurst of Borden.

  • Tell City girls 2nd in Pike...

    PETERSBURG—Morgan Schuetter scattered seven hits as Tell City shut out Reitz 4-0 in the first round of Pike Central’s softball tourney Saturday.
    Schuetter walked one and struck out five.
    Tell City’s defense also was a big difference in the game, as the Marksmen committed no errors and Reitz made five.
    Tell City had only four hits, including a double by Elizabeth Kehl.
    But two Reitz errors in the first inning helped the Marksmen score a run without a hit.

  • Wolfpack nips Perry Central 3-2

    MARENGO—Brady Carlton outdueled Brandon Lasher as Crawford County edged Perry Central 3-2 in baseball Monday.
    Carlton gave up only six hits - all singles - for the Wolfpack. He walked one and struck out three.
    Perry Central’s Lasher was almost as good as he also pitched a complete game. He gave up seven hits and two walks and struck out one.
    He threw only 66 pitches in six innings, with 45 going for strikes.

  • Marksmen win two games in a row

    LYNNVILLE—Five players each drove in two runs as Tell City slugged Tecumseh 15-9 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    Reed Goffinet, Travis Burchett, Nick Smith, Jarrett Hawhee and Tanner Straneva each had two hits and two RBIs as the Marksmen amassed their highest run total of the season except for a 22-0 win over Cannelton.
    Burchett and Hawhee each had a double.
    Gant Miller added a triple and a single as he drove in one run and scored two.

  • Ingle qualifies for Boston with...

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Donovan Ingle, a 2015 Tell City graduate, placed eighth  among 1,811 runners in the Kentucky Derby Festival marathon April 30.

  • Southridge outshoots Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Mitch Steinkamp shot 44 for medalist honors as Southridge beat Tell City 195-221 in boys golf Thursday.
    Spencer Fest shot 46 to lead Tell City.
    Ethan Maffia shot 56 and Griffin Taylor 59 for the Marksmen.
    Josh Gaynor and Evan Spear each shot 60 to tie for their fourth scorer and Marcus Fortwendel was their sixth man with 66.
    Tell City, 0-7, will host South Spencer today at 4:30 p.m.

  • Boonville girls outrun Tell City...

    BOONVILLE—Tell City scored only five points outside of field events and hurdles in a 92-40 girls track loss to Boonville Thursday.
    Tell City’s Emma Kohnert won both hurdles races, taking the 100-meter highs in 16.71 seconds and the 300 lows in 52.39.
    She also won the high jump, clearing 5 feet, 1 inch, and placed second in the long jump.
    The Marksmen outscored Boonville 16-2 in the throwing events. Emily Hagedorn won the shot put with a 30-foot-10 throw and Kammie Jo Hayes placed second.