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Today's Sports

  • Chinns win 27th annual Glen Ress...

    TELL CITY – For the second year, the Glen Ress Memorial Open golf scramble was won by a two-generation family team.

    Bruce Chinn and his son, Andy, shot a winning 129 to win the 27th annual two-day 36-hole scramble, which raises money for area schools’ athletic departments.

    The Chinns shot a 65 Saturday and 64 Sunday in the championship flight. Their 129 was one shot better than the second-place team of Zach DeSpain and Rich Krzykowski and third-place finishers Jeff Wrye and Brett Hagedorn. Each of those duos shot a 130.

  • Tell City shut out on All-PAC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—No Tell City players were named to the All-PAC softball team selected by conference coaches last week.
    Tell City finished seventh in the nine-team conference with a 2-6 mark.
    None of the bottom three teams had anyone make all-conference.

  • Cannelton nips Perry Central late

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Each team had some big innings but Cannelton had the last one to overtake Perry Central 17-15 in junior high baseball Saturday.
    Perry Central scored 12 runs in the bottom of the first inning to jump to a 12-1 lead.
    Eight walks, four singles, James Adkins’ two-run double to left-center field, three wild pitches, and a hit batsman fueled that rally.
    Dylan Hubert had two hits and drove in two runs that inning.
    Cannelton scored 10 runs in the fourth to tie the score 12-12.

  • Hayes takes 18th in state meet

    BLOOMINGTON—Tell City senior Kassidie Hayes couldn’t match last season’s success at the girls state track meet, as she finished 18th in the shot put Friday.
    She had thrown the shot 40 feet, 6 1/2 inches in the Evansville Central regional. That would have placed her seventh in the state, one notch higher than she finished last year.
    But her best throw Friday was 36 feet, 3 3/4 inches. Her other two throws went 36-1 1/4 and 35-4 3/4, and she did not make the finals.

  • Parker chosen to play in Class...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    ANDERSON—Perry Central’s Brittany Parker has been chosen to play in the seventh annual Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic 11:30 a.m. June 20.
    The games, formerly held at New Castle, have been moved to Anderson University this year. But the format remains the same. The top senior girls from Class A and 2A schools from throughout the state participate in one game, followed by the top girls from 3A and 4A schools.
    Boys games with the same formats will follow.

  • 2011 TC baseball grads have...

    It’s rare for one high school team in any sport to have three athletes to sign to play that sport in college.

  • Wolfpack edges Commodores

    ENGLISH—Crawford County won all three two-man scrambles to edge Perry Central 5-4 in boys golf match play Wednesday.
    The day started with nine-hole individual match play for the top six players from each team.
    Perry Central won that 4-2. Nic Pierrard, Perry Central’s No. 1, beat Crawford County’s No. 1 and Perry Cetnral’s Zach James also emerged victorious in No. 2.
    Eric Schepers at No. 4 and John Steen at No. 6 also won for the Commodores.

  • Brown 23rd, Pierrard 25th in...

    BLOOMINGTON—Tell City’s Elliott Brown finished 23rd in the 200-meter dash and Perry Central’s Aaron Pierrard was 25th in the 1600 at the state track meet Saturday.
    Neither ran as fast as he did in the regional. But Brown “did exceed his seed a little bit (he was seeded 25th),” noted Tell City Coach Zac Hartz.
    “He had a pretty decent start. But he was in the outside lane, which is not where he wanted to be.”

  • Aders, Parker named to All-PLAC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central senior outfielders Lexi Aders and Brittany Parker were elected to the All-PLAC softball team by conference coaches Thursday.
    Aders, who played left and right field, made the team for the second year in a row.
    She hit .409 in Perry Central’s six conference games. Overall she hit .326 with 11 RBIs.
    Parker, a speedy center fielder and leadoff hitter, hit .440 in the conference with three RBIs.

  • Ridener, Thompson on All-PLAC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s Bryce Ridener and Payton Thompson were named to the All-PLAC baseball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Ridener, a senior shortstop/pitcher, hit .429 (9 of 21) in six conference games. He stole four bases and drove in three runs in conference play.
    He was also the winning pitcher in a conference game with Paoli.
    Overall he hit .315 with eight RBIs, nine runs scored, and 14 stolen bases - one short of the team lead.