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Today's Sports

  • Sprinkle signs with Trevecca...

    VINCENNES—Vincennes University sophomore Jordan Sprinkle signed Wednesday to continue her volleyball career with NCAA Division II Trevecca Nazarene, a Nashville, Tenn., university.
    Sprinkle is a middle blocker/opposite hitter from Bristow and played her high school ball for Perry Central.
    She saw action in all 38 matches for the Trailblazers last fall and recorded 134 sets, 90 block assists, 100 solo blocks and only 59 service errors. All of those marks rank in the top 50 in the NJCAA.

  • Marksmen hold off Rebels

    REO—Tell City swept all three places in every individual distance race to beat South Spencer 72-59 in boys track Wednesday.
    Elliot Reed won the 1600-meter run in 5:44 and the 3200 in 12:13.
    Chase Beckort placed second in those races in 5:45.54 and 12:15 and Nate Kaiser was third in both in 5:45.69 and 12:17.
    In the 800 Seth Vaquero won in 2:17.34, Leo Simpson was second in 2:17.54, and Thomas Simpson was third in 2:18.
    Devin Newton, Alec Stahly, Drew Ettensohn and Will Simpson won the 1600 relay in 3:43.54.

  • Perry Central’s girls win...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Claire Davis and Payton Emmons each won two individual events to lead Perry Central to victory in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.
    The Commodores scored 80 points, Crawford County 49, and Paoli 29.
    Davis won both throwing events, tossing the shot 33 feet, 4 1/2 inches and the discus 99 feet, 2 inches.
    Emmons won both hurdles races, taking the 100 highs in 16.53 seconds and the 300 lows in 53.48.
    Ryann Lynch won the 800 run in 2:56 and also ran on two winning relays.

  • Commodores gain victory with...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—With some of its top athletes sidelined with minor injuries, Perry Central used its depth to win a boys triangular track meet Thursday.
    Perry Central scored 68 points, Paoli 64, and Crawford County 35.
    Perry Central’s top distance runner, Marcus Graham, did not run due to a slight case of plantar fascitis.
    But John Bashor, Greg Baize, Logan Hubert and Chase James still won the 3200-meter relay in 9:09.
    Bashor also won the 800 run in 2:16.

  • PC girls 3rd in 3-team meet

    LEOPOLD—Payton Emmons won both hurdles races but Perry Central finished third in a girls triangular track meet Tuesday.
    Southridge won with 78.5 points. South Spencer scored 42 and Perry Central 38.5.
    Emmons won the 300-meter low hurdles in 52.78 seconds and the 100 high hurdles in 16.53.
    Elizabeth Dauby won the 3200 run in 13:54 and teamed with Macey Emmons, Ryann Lynch and Kindra Mangel to win the 3200 relay in 11:10.38.

  • Tell City girls 2nd in tri-meet

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert won three events to lead Tell City to second place in a girls triangular track meet Monday.
    Northeast Dubois won with 74 points. Tell City scored 59 and Tecumseh 33.
    Kohnert won the 100-meter high hurdles in 17.09 seconds, the 300 low hurdles in 52.12, and the high jump at 4 feet, 10 inches.
    Tell City took both throwing events, with Emily Hagedorn tossing the shot 32 feet, 7 inches and Taylor Sumner throwing the discus 92 feet, 1 inch.

  • PC outruns Rebels, Raiders

    LEOPOLD—Marcus Graham won three distance races and Clay James won both hurdles races to help Perry Central win a boys triangular track meet Tuesday.
    Perry Central scored 86.5 points, South Spencer 44.5, and Southridge 35.
    Graham won the 1600-meter run in 4:35 and the 3200 in 9:44 though he was not pushed in either.
    He teamed with John Bashor, Chase James and Logan Hubert to win the 3200 relay in 9:18.
    Chase James also won the 400 dash in 56.13 and teamed with Clay James, Nathian Rogier and Austin Wilkerson to win the 1600 relay in 3:45.

  • Huber wins first college...

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Perry Central graduate Andrew Huber got his first collegiate decathlon win at the Tennessee Relays last weekend.
    Huber, a junior at Indiana University, will graduate from the Kelley School of business this year but he has two years of track and field eligibility as he redshirted his freshman year.
    He was part of IU’s Big Ten Conference championship team for the indoor season as he scored points in the decathlon.

  • Patriots hold off Perry Central

    LINCOLN CITY—Heritage Hills jumped to an 8-1 lead and held on to edge Perry Central 13-12 in softball Saturday.
    “We gave up eight runs in the first due to five errors and four walks, but the girls never gave up and came back thanks to very good offense and some nice defense in the later innings,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.
    “Catie Hauser made a nice 6-3 double play, charging the ball and running through second base and making a nice throw to first base.

  • Cannelton team still building

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton’s softball team has had problems establishing itself, so maybe turning to one of its former players to run it will help.
    Since going 3-12 in 2012, the Bulldogs haven’t won a game. They are on their fourth coach since then and they didn’t even field a team in 2014 due to a lack of numbers.
    Allicyn Garrett, who was a junior shortstop on that 2012 team and later played for Lindsey Wilson College until an injury ended her career, is the Bulldogs’ new coach.