Today's Sports

  • Titans, Tigers top Tell City

    TELL CITY—Evansville Memorial had 15 hits and took advantage of three Tell City errors to beat the Marksmen 12-5 in baseball Monday.
    “We dug ourselves a hole early, got back into it with a solid bottom of the first, then got into a couple of situations where we could not stop the bleeding defensively,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “Memorial seemed to find the holes, and we made a couple of very costly errors that could have made things a little easier for our pitchers (had the plays been made).

  • Commodores sweep two from...

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    CANNELTON—Jaron Underhill pitched a four-hitter as Perry Central shut out Cannelton 12-0 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Monday.
    Underhill walked only one and struck out seven in the five-inning game. All the hits he gave up were singles.
    “I thought Jaron pitched well,” said Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor. “He threw strikes and got ahead on the count.”
    His teammates gave him all the runs he would need in the first inning.

  • Perry Central second, Tell City...

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    TELL CITY—Payton Emmons won the 100-meter high hurdles to lead Perry Central to second place in Tell City’s 10-team girls track invitational Saturday.
    The Commodores scored 131.5 points and Tell City placed fifth with 54.5. Boonville, led by record-setting distance runner Haley Barker, won with 148 points.
    Emmons won the 100 hurdles in 16.75 seconds and placed second in the 300 low hurdles in 52.03.

  • Marksman boys win own...

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    TELL CITY—Tell City won three distance races and three sprints as it won its own 10-team boys track invitational Saturday.
    The Marksmen scored 130 points to beat runner-up South Spencer by 50. Perry Central placed fourth with 75.
    “It was by far our best meet,” said Tell City Coach Zac Hartz. “Our distance kids scored 58 out of a possible 64 points.”

  • Crawford County bops Bulldogs

    MARENGO—Crawford County took advantage of 11 Cannelton errors to beat the Bulldogs 21-1 in softball Thursday.
    Sierra Alvarez threw a six-hitter for Cannelton and gave up only one walk. But she was hurt by the errors.
    Alvarez provided the Bulldogs’ offense, as her third-inning triple to left-center field was their only hit.
    It scored Kirra Entwistle, who had walked.
    That was the only walk Crawford County pitcher Courtney Puckett gave up. She struck out 11.
    Cannelton, 0-1, will visit Tell City Tuesday at 5 p.m.

  • Castle girls defeat Marksmen

    NEWBURGH—Emma Kohnert won two events but Tell City lost to Castle 99-24 in girls track Wednesday.
    Kohnert won the 100-meter high hurdles n 16.04 seconds and the high jump by clearing 4 feet, 10 inches.
    She placed second in the 300 low hurdles in 52.22 and in the long jump at 13 feet, 10 1/2 inches as she scored 16 points for the meet.
    Emily Hagedorn won the shot put with a 32-foot-2 throw.
    The Marksmen placed third in two distance races, with Hailey Carman running the 800 in 2:49 and Mariah Klueh the 3200 in 14:32.23.

  • Castle outruns Tell City boys

    NEWBURGH—Cameron Kessinger and Leo Simpson each won one race but Tell City lost to Castle 113-19 in boys track Wednesday.
    Simpson won the 3200-meter run in 10:02.83.
    Kessinger, competing in his meet of the season, won the 200 dash in 23.10 seconds.
    He placed second in the 100 in 11.07, just 17-hundredths of a second behind Castle’s Jadrien Higginson.
    Thomas Simpson placed second in the 1600 in 4:37.00 and Devin Newton took third in the 110 high hurdles.

  • PC loses first two games in...

    JASPER—Giving up one big inning late in both games was costly to Perry Central as it lost its first two games in Jasper’s softball tourney Friday.
    The Commodores played North Posey first and led 4-3 after three innings.
    But North Posey scored six runs in the top of the fourth inning en route to a 14-4 victory.
    Perry Central had seven hits that game. Savannah Alvey went 2 for 3 with a double and Karissa Gayer and Lea Harbaville each added two singles.

  • Orleans overwhelms Bulldogs

    ORLEANS—Bailey Maffia slugged a home run but that was Cannelton’s only hit in a 17-1 baseball loss to Orleans Wednesday.
    Maffia’s home run gave the Bulldogs a brief 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning.
    But Orleans replied with two runs in the bottom of the first and six in the second to take control.
    Ethan Melton pitched the first 2 1/3 innings for Cannelton to take the loss. He gave up 10 hits and three walks and struck out none.

  • Errors help Wolfpack beat Perry...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s eight errors helped Crawford County defeat the Commodores 14-3 in PLAC baseball Thursday.
    Perry Central tied the score 3-3 with a run in the bottom of the fourth inning. But Crawford County scored three in the fifth and four in each the sixth and seventh innings to pull away.
    Jaron Underhill pitched the first five innings for Perry Central, giving up eight hits and no walks and striking out two.
    Brandon Lasher also gave up no walks in the last two innings but allowed seven hits.