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Today's Sports

  • No. 1 Rebels top Tell City

    TELL CITY—Kaylea Horn threw her third no-hitter in two weeks as South Spencer beat Tell City 3-0 in PAC softball Tuesday.
    South Spencer, with all but one player back from last year’s state Class 2A state championship team, is ranked No. 1 again this year and Horn is a big reason why.
    All three of her no-hitters have come against PAC teams, including a perfect game against Heritage Hills last Thursday.
    “We struggled with her speed and her change-up,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter.
    Horn struck out seven and walked three.

  • Marksmen win 2 of 3

    CHARLESTOWN—Reed Goffinet and Nick Smith combined for five of Tell City’s seven hits in a 6-4 rain-shortened baseball win over Charlestown Saturday.
    Those two also combined for three RBIs.
    “Offensively we got the job done in the bottom of the order,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “Reed Goffinet and Nick Smith were huge for us.”
    Hunter Rowe pitched all five innings for Tell City to get the win. He gave up three hits and eight walks and struck out six.

  • Perry Central, Tell City to meet...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    INDIANAPOLIS—The good news for Perry County sports fans is Perry Central will play Tell City in the first round of the South Spencer baseball sectional 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 27.
    The bad news for Perry County fans is that is the same night that Perry Central will play Tell City in the softball sectional at Cedar Crest.
    The winner of each of those sectional games is likely to play South Spencer in the next round.

  • PC ties Senators for PLAC crown

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central committed seven errors in a 7-3 PLAC softball loss to West Washington Monday.
    Those two teams thus tied for the conference title, each finishing 5-1 in PLAC games. This is the third year in a row that Perry Central has claimed at least a share of the title.
    The Commodores had hoped to win the title outright. But “we just made way too many errors - we made simple things difficult again,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.

  • Waninger 3rd in PAC tourney

    SANTA CLAUS—Tell City’s Mason Waninger placed third in the PAC boys golf tourney Saturday to make the all-conference team.

  • 11-run first inning helps Tell...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City scored 11 runs in the first inning and coasted past Perry Central 12-2 in baseball Monday.
    Spenser Deom led off the first inning with a single up the middle and stole second base. One out later, Hunter Rowe beat out an infield hit up the middle.
    Travis Burchett followed with his seventh home run of the season to put the Marksmen up 3-0.
    An error by the third baseman, a walk, and infield hit by Reed Goffinet, and two more walks followed.

  • Hayes, Lindauer, Underhill...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central won two events and Tell City won one in the Perry Central girls track sectional Tuesday.
    Perry Central scored 79.5 points to place fourth in the 10-team meet. Tell City finished seventh with 42. Jasper won with 143.5.
    Tell City senior Kassidie Hayes repeated as champion in the shot put with a 37-foot-4 1/2 throw.
    Perry Central’s Jessica Coultas placed third with a personal-record 34-6 1/2 after being seeded eighth.

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  • Tell City has most girls tennis...

    TELL CITY—Tell City won all three singles matches and No. 2 doubles to beat Harrison 4-1 in girls tennis Thursday.
    It was Tell City’s first win over the Evansville school since a 3-2 victory in 1998. It raised the Marksmen’s record to 9-4, giving them their most victories since the 1998 team finished 10-6.
    Addie Peter beat Erin Schultz 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 in No. 1 singles and Cassie Bryant edged Kelsey Volkman 7-5, 5-7, 6-3 in No. 2.
    Kelsey Gowers defeated Satsuki Ueno 6-4, 6-4 in No. 3 singles.

  • Raiders top Tell City 4-1

    TELL CITY—Jacob Brewer threw a four-hitter as Southridge beat Tell City 4-1 in PAC baseball Thursday.
    Brewer, a senior left-hander who will pitch for West Virginia University next year, “was on his game tonight and simply beat us,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “He threw four pitches for strikes, commanded the strike zone, and made some great pitches.