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Today's Sports

  • Perry Central falls twice

    CORYDON—Perry Central had 12 hits, committed only one error, and walked only two batters but lost to Corydon 11-4 in baseball Tuesday.
    Corydon had 13 hits but put them together.
    Grant Pund went 3 for 4 with two doubles and two RBIs to lead Perry Central’s offense. “It was good to see him get back on track,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers.
    Trey Mullis, Ethan Myler and Bryce Ridener each added two hits.
    Freshman John Bashor was Perry Central’s starting pitcher. He walked two and struck out one in 3 1/3 innings.

  • Tell City girls outhit Raiders

    TELL CITY—Tell City pounded out 14 hits in a 9-2 PAC softball win over Southridge Monday.
    Chelsey Billings and Morgan Schuetter each had three hits for the Marksmen and Hayley Fackler and Rachel Malone each added two.
    Fackler and Emili Stephens each hit a double. Madison Schuetter led the Marksmen in RBIs with three.
    “I was happy with the girls’ patience and pitch selection at the plate,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter. “Everyone hit the ball very hard this evening.”

  • PC nips Wolfpack in 8

    MARENGO—Perry Central scored three runs in the eighth inning to edge Crawford County 11-10 in PLAC softball Monday.
    Perry Central built a 7-0 lead before the Wolfpack had a six-run fifth inning to get back in the game.
    “The top of their batting order hits the ball really, really hard,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “It took them a while to catch up to Autumn (Lain, Perry Central’s pitcher), but when they did they really hit the heck out of the ball.”

  • Burchett hits 2 more HRs in loss...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City gave up 13 unearned runs in a 16-10 baseball loss to North Harrison Saturday, but Travis Burchett’s power hitting kept the Marksmen in the game most of the way.
    Burchett, a freshman designated hitter/outfielder/pitcher/first baseman, hit two more home runs to give him five in five games for the week.
    He hit a grand slam deep over the left-field fence in the third inning to tie the game 7-7.

  • Tell City 5th in PAC girls meet

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s lack of depth hurt in team standings but the Marksmen exceeded most of their seeds as they finished fifth in the nine-team PAC girls track meet Tuesday.
    Gibson Southern scored 133.5 points to win the meet for the third year in a row. Tell City scored 75.
    “We were seeded to score 48 points and we scored 75,” noted Tell City Coach Katie Weyer. “That was the game plan: outscore your seeds.

  • Tell Citians take 5 state titles

    AVON—The Tell City Wrestling Club had 12 wrestlers compete in the ISWA freestyle state tourney May 2 and 11 compete in the Greco-Roman state tourney May 3 and all of them came home with a medal.

  • Commodores 2nd at Dubois

    DUBOIS—Perry Central won five events to place second in the Northeast Dubois Relays boys track meet Friday.
    Aaron Pierrard won the only individual event, the 1600-meter run, in 4:26.
    He teamed with Luke Hilgenhold, Michael Schwartz and Marcus Graham to win the distance medley relay (a total of 4,000 meters) in 11:19.
    Creek Wright, Dylan Seibert, Austin Wilkerson and John Bashor won the freshman-sophomore medley relay (totaling 1,600 meters) in 3:56,
    Lane Hilgenhold, Seibert, Wilkerson and Jimmy Graves won the JV 400 relay in 49.07.

  • Marksmen win 7th in a row

    BOONVILLE—Castle might pose a problem in the sectional, but for now Tell City is dominating singles play in girls tennis.
    The Marksmen lost only three games as they won all three singles matches in straight sets in a 4-1 victory over Boonville Thursday.
    That was their seventh win in a row, and they have swept the singles matches in six of them.
    Addie Peter shut out Hannah Heiden 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles, Cassie Bryant beat Jasmin Frederick by the same score in No. 2, and Kelsey Gowers beat Morgan Beavers 6-1, 6-2 in No. 3.

  • Perry Central girls also 2nd

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central won nine of the 16 events but Forest Park used its depth to win a girls triangular track meet Wednesday.
    Forest Park scored 79 points, Perry Central 71, and South Spencer 14.
    Amber Lindauer broke Perry Central’s school record in the 300-meter low hurdles as she won in 47.94 seconds, bettering Krystal Niehaus’ record set in 2001.
    Teammate Payton Emmons placed second in tht race in 52.87.
    Those two also took the top two places in the 100 high hurdles, with Lindauer winning in 16.12 and Emmons second in 16.94.

  • Commodore boys 2nd in triangular

    LEOPOLD—Aaron Pierrard won two races as Perry Central placed second in a boys triangular track meet Wednesday.
    Forest Park won with 77.5 points. Perry Central scored 52.5 and South Spencer 37.
    Pierrard won the 3200-meter run in 10:11.05 and teamed with Michael Schwartz, John Bashor and Marcus Graham to win the 3200 relay in 9:21.52.
    Those were the Commodores’ only running victories. They also won two field events.
    Nathan Shaw cleared 12 feet to take the pole vault and Devin Martin won the long jump at 20 feet, 0 1/2 inch.