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Today's Sports

  • Tell City flogs Vikings

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit well and took advantage of some shaky North Posey fielding early to beat the Vikings 9-2 in Class 2A baseball sectional first-round action Wednesday.
    North Posey should have retired the Vikings in order in the bottom of the first inning. But two errors by the third baseman—one on a bobble, one on a throw—put runners on first and second with one out.
    Trent Rainey followed with a single to left field to load the bases.

  • Robinson named Tell City...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Ronnie Robinson, an assistant football coach for Tell City the last six years, was named the team’s head coach at a special school board meeting Wednesday.
    He succeeds Ryan George, who is leaving to accept the football coaching position at Goshen, Ohio, High School, which is close to his wife’s job.
    Robinson, 42, has been an assistant coach 21 years and was part of a state championship staff at Tri-West.

  • Tell City 2nd, Perry Central 5th...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City won two events and qualified for the state meet in three more to finish second in the 42-team Evansville Central boys track regional Thursday.
    The Marksmen scored 61 points. Harrison scored 78 to win the title for the third year in a row.
    Perry Central scored 40 points, its most ever, to place fifth for the second year in a row.
    Based on seeds, Harrison was favored by 20 points over Tell City. But the Marksmen led most of the meet, until the pole vault was completed.

  • Commodores outshoot South Central

    LACONIA—Playing a new course, no Perry Central golfer shot under 46 Tuesday. But that was good enough to beat South Central 205-231.
    Zach James shot 46 to lead the Commodores on the Chariot Run course.
    Nic Pierrard shot 48, Coby Aders 54, and Eric Schepers 57 to complete their scoring.
    Jimmy Graves was their fifth man with 67.
    South Central’s Henry Hentrup shot an 8-over-par 44 for medalist honors.

  • Freeman 9th in nation

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Tell City senior Nathan Freeman placed 9th in the high school male division at the National Archery in Schools Program’s national tourney May 9.

  • Goffinet makes all-district;...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central softball first baseman Sydney Goffinet was named Sunday to the South team for Indiana’s annual North-South all-star series.
    The games will be played at the Cherry Tree Softball Complex in Carmel June 28.
    Goffinet was also elected to the all-district team Sunday.
    Going into Wednesday’s sectional game Goffinet was hitting .506 with seven home runs and 39 RBIs.
    She also had five triples and two doubles.
    Her home run and RBI totals broke the school records of five and 26 that she set last year.

  • Patriots shut out Perry Central

    LINCOLN CITY—Heri-tage Hills jumped to a 6-0 first-inning lead and cruised past Perry Central 10-0 in baseball Monday.
    The Patriots had 13 hits, including three doubles, in the four innings they batted.
    Anthony Mosby hit a double to lead Perry Central’s four-hit attack. Three other Commodores each had one single.
    Bryce Ridener pitched the first two innings for Perry Central to take the loss. He struck out one and walked one.

  • Marksmen hammer Jeeps 11-1

    TELL CITY—Hunter Rowe and Rhett Baumeister combined to pitch a one-hitter as Tell City beat Northeast Dubois 11-1 in baseball Monday.
    Rowe struck out four and walked four in four innings. Baumeister walked one and struck out one in one inning.
    Spenser Beard hit a triple and a single in three at-bats to lead Tell City’s eight-hit attack.
    Gant Miller added a triple and Baumeister hit a double.
    Beard and Reese Miller each drove in two runs.

  • Vikings eliminate Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BRETZVILLE—North Posey scored 12 runs in the third inning en route to a 16-0 first-round softball sectional win over Tell City Tuesday.
    Tell City played stellar defense in the first inning. Shortstop Madison Schuetter caught a pop-up in foul territory and first baseman Monica Bartley reached over the railing in front of North Posey’s dugout to catch a foul pop-up.
    Such plays helped the Marksmen trail only 1-0 after two innings.

  • Hayes wins shot put title in...

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City junior Kassidie Hayes won the shot put to lead Tell City to sixth place among 30 teams that scored in the Evansville Central girls track regional Tuesday.