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Today's Sports

  • PC boys dominate tri-meet

    MARENGO—Andrew Huber won four events and Dacota Schaad, Aaron Pierrard and Bryce Lain each won three as Perry Central dominated a boys triangular track meet Thursday.
    Perry Central scored 96 points, Paoli 37, and Crawford County 20.
    This meet is usually a PLAC preview, with the top four teams from the conference competing.
    But Mitchell did not come because of a scheduling conflict with a sports banquet. “I would think they would be our best competition (in the conference),” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett.

  • Marksman boys earn rare win over...

    NEWBURGH—Elliott Brown won two individual sprints and a relay to lead Tell City past Castle 71-61 in boys track Wednesday.
    The victory was the Marksmen’s first over Castle in a dual meet in 35 years, since their 85-42 victory May 15, 1979.
    Brown won the 100-meter dash in 11.40 seconds and the 200 in 22.84.
    He teamed with Malcolm Lincoln, Cameron Kessinger and Nick Buchta to win the 400 relay in 46.06.
    Brennan Malone set a personal record as he won the 110 high hurdles in 14.97.

  • Wolfpack’s 10-run 2nd conquers...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Problems with pitching control and defense hurt Perry Central in a 17-8 PLAC baseball loss to Crawford County Thursday.
    Perry Central outhit the Wolfpack 8-7.
    But the Commodores committed nine errors, walked nine batters, threw five wild pitches, committed two balks, and saw two runners reach base on dropped third strikes.
    The Wolfpack scored 10 runs in the third inning on five hits. Four walks, three errors and two wild pitches also contributed to that inning.

  • Cold, wet weather forces more...

    PERRY COUNTY—Cold, rainy weather Monday and continuing cold with wet grounds Tuesday led to postponement of several local sports events.
    The Cannelton at Perry Central baseball game and Tell City’s girls tennis match at Crawford County were postponed Monday after they began but before they became official contests.
    Tell City’s baseball game at Evansville North and boys golf match at South Spencer were postponed from Tuesday to Wednesday.

  • Tell City girls win short meet...

    DUBOIS—Logan Flannagan won an individual race and a relay to lead Tell City to victory in a rain-shortened girls triangular track meet Monday.
    Tell City scored 63 points, Northeast Dubois 50, and Tecumseh 3.
    The Marksmen won five of the nine events that were completed.
    Flannagan won the 100-meter intermediate hurdles in 16.44 seconds and teammate Emma Kohnert was third in 18.12.
    Katelyn Hughes, Flannagan, Kohnert and Tori Payne won the 400 relay in 54.55.
    Mariah Blake won the 400 dash in 1:06.52.

  • Doubles help Vikings defeat...

    POSEYVILLE—North Posey hit six doubles and scored in every inning of an 11-2 baseball win over Perry Central Saturday.
    The Vikings outhit Perry Central 12-4 and also took advantage of seven errors by the Commodores.
    Bryce Ridener pitched the first 4 1⁄3 innings for Perry Central, striking out four and walking five.
    Payton Thompson pitched the last 1 2⁄3 innings, walking one and striking out none.

  • Rebels rout Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—South Spencer had 13 hits but walks and errors were also key differences as the Rebels beat Tell City 13-1 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    South Spencer pitchers Jon Stallings and Trey Toler did not walk anyone and their teammates backed them with errorless defense.
    Tell City committed four errors and walked five.
    Kobe Stephens led off the game with a walk against Rhett Baumeister.

  • Cannelton has 23 hits in victory

    CANNELTON—Tristan Simmons and Jeff Kendall combined for eight hits and 11 RBIs as Cannelton annihilated Grace Baptist 23-1 in baseball Tuesday.
    “They’re only in their second year (of having a baseball team) so they’re still kind of finding their way through it,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “But I can’t take anything away from my guys—we hit the ball hard.”
    Cannelton built a 15-1 lead in the first two innings as Simmons hit a double in each inning.

  • Marksman boys outrun Jeeps

    DUBOIS—Strong performances in the distance races led Tell City to victory in a rain-shortened boys triangular track meet Monday.
    Tell City scored 54 points, Northeast Dubois 35, and Tecumseh 4. The Marksmen won eight of the nine events that were completed.
    “We had the top three in the shot put and top two in the long jump, but one Northeast Dubois kid hadn’t jumped or thrown yet so they didn't count,” noted Tell City Coach Zac Hartz.

  • Perry Central’s big inning leads...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central scored seven runs in the second inning and cruised to an 11-4 rain-shortened girls softball win over Tell City Monday.
    The game was scoreless going into the bottom of the second inning. But Perry Central then loaded the bases with no outs on Madison Guillaume’s bloop single to left field, Lexi Aders’ single off the third-base bag, and a walk to Casey James.
    Tell City still had chances to get out of the inning.