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Today's Sports

  • Tell City sweeps Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Hayley Fackler drove in three runs and was the winning pitcher as Tell City beat Cannelton 22-0 in the first game of a softball doubleheader Tuesday.
    Fackler went 3 for 3, including a double, plus a walk.
    Morgan Schuetter went 4 for 4 with a triple and a double and scored four runs.
    Ava Hilgenhold went 3 for 3 with three RBIs and Kyra Beier also drove in three runs.
    Chloe Carman added a single and a double and two RBIs.

  • Perry Central girls 5th, TC 6th...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Claire Davis won both throwing events to lead Perry Central to fifth place in Tell City’s 10-team girls track invitational Saturday.
    Emma Kohnert also won two events and was the meet’s high scorer with 34 points to lead Tell City to sixth place.
    Heritage Hills won with 120.5 points. Perry Central scored 66 and Tell City 61.
    Davis threw the discus 98 feet, 1 inch to win by 3 feet, 5 inches and the shot 33 feet, 11 inches to win by 2 feet, 5 inches.

  • Key hits lacking in two Tell...

    TELL CITY—A lack of hitting was the main factor in Tell City baseball losses Saturday and Monday.
    The Marksmen had only two hits in a 3-2 PAC loss to Gibson Southern Saturday.
    Tretter Lyons blasted a double for one of the Tell City hits.
    Gibson Southern scored all its runs in the fourth inning.
    Preston Hendershot pitched the first six innings for Tell City to take the loss and Ryan Morgan relieved him in the seventh. They each walked none and struck out none.

  • Commodores no-hit Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Kage Kiplinger drove in three runs and Dylan Hubert and Gavin Poole combined to pitch a no-hitter as Perry Central beat Cannelton 11-1 in baseball Monday.
    Hubert, a freshman right-hander making his first varsity start, struck out two and walked four in three shutout innings.
    As for taking him out while he had a no-hitter going, Perry Central Coach Jeremy Edwards said, “That’s his dad - he’s the pitching coach.

  • Tell City wins own invitational...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City won nine of the 11 running events to win its own boys track invitational by 53 points Saturday.
    Tell City scored 155.5 points. Perry Central finished fifth in the 10-team meet with 76.
    Tell City senior Cameron Kessinger was named the meet’s Most Valuable Performer.
    He broke his own school record in the 100-meter dash as he won it in 11.03 seconds.

  • Tell City rally falls short

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s seventh-inning rally fell short as the Marksmen lost to Wood Memorial 8-6 in softball Wednesday.
    Tell City trailed 8-1 entering the bottom of the seventh but rallied for five runs on a walk, an error and four consecutive hits.
    Carina Kessens led off with a walk and two outs later Hayley Fackler reached base on an error by the third baseman.
    Morgan Schuetter followed with a two-run triple and then scored on a wild pitch.

  • South Spencer girls outrun Tell...

    REO—Emma Kohnert won three events and Alex Blankenship won two but Tell City lost to South Spencer 78-47 in girls track Wednesday.
    Kohnert won the 100-meter high hurdles in 17.60 seconds and the 300 low hurdles in 53.07.
    She also won the long jump at 15 feet, 4 inches and placed second in the high jump at 4 feet, 8 inches.
    Blankenship won the 1600 run in 6:30 and the 3200 in 14:16. Teammate Ashley Scarboro placed third in the 3200 in 16:21.
    Tell City outscored the Rebels 16-2 in the throwing events.

  • Orleans shuts out Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Jacob Pearey had Cannelton’s only hit in a 15-0 baseball loss to Orleans Wednesday.
    Pearey singled in the first inning. He stole second base but was stranded there.
    Orleans pushed 12 runs across in the first inning to take control early.
    “I think we gave them six outs in the first inning,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    Ethan Melton pitched the first two innings for Cannel-ton. He gave up 13 runs but only six were earned.
    He walked five and struck out two.

  • Harrison outhits Marksmen

    EVANSVILLE—Harrison took advantage of 11 hits, eight walks and two hit batsmen to beat Tell City 14-4 in baseball Thursday.
    “We hit a little bit better and we played good defense,” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield. “And we threw strikes at the beginning of the game.
    “But when we threw it over the plate, they hit it. Then we gave them 10 free base runners on top of them being a pretty good hitting team.”
    Tell City pitchers Phillip Kehl, Preston Hendershot and Bryson Naviaux combined to strike out two.

  • Wolfpack tops Commodores

    MARENGO—Perry Central batters struck out 12 times in a 3-1 PLAC baseball loss to Crawford County Thursday.
    “They had a guy who threw pretty well,” said Perry Central Coach Jeremy Edwards. “He had some curveballs and other off-speed stuff we just couldn’t hit.
    “He had us out on our front foot a little bit - we just didn’t make good contact.”
    Ethan Myler, Wyatt Edwards, Luke Bishop and Hunter Sodrel each hit a single to account for the Commodores’ four hits.