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Today's Sports

  • Marksmen defeat Hornets

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—After being sidelined 11 days by several rainouts, Tell City’s baseball team didn’t hit the ball as sharply as before but still managed 10 hits in a 6-3 win over Hancock County Friday.
    The Marksmen struck out only twice, but they didn’t make as solid contact as usual. They had two infield hits, and none of their hits went for extra bases.

  • Commodores second to Jeeps in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Northeast Dubois still looks like the favorite in the Jasper boys track sectional and Perry Central could be in for a dogfight in the PLAC.

  • Northeast Dubois downs Tell City

    DUBOIS—Tell City won in No. 3 singles but Northeast Dubois won the other matches to beat the Marksmen 4-1 in girls tennis Tuesday.
    Lacey Briggs defeated Jessica Knight 6-0, 6-1 in No. 3 singles.
    The Jeeps took the other two singles matches.
    Jasmine Riecker blanked Mary Burst 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 and Lori Vonderheide defeated Rachel Woznicki 6-1, 6-1 in No. 2.
    The Jeeps’ Talia Terwiske and Michaela Stemle beat Alexis Braun and Brooke Birchler 6-3, 6-1 in No. 1 doubles.

  • Rain forces postponements

    PERRY COUNTY—More than seven inches of rain fell on the area the last five days, forcing postponement of numerous local sports events.
    All events involving Perry County teams Saturday and Monday were postponed or canceled.
    All baseball and softball games Tuesday and Wednesday were also postponed, though three track meets and a tennis match were held Tuesday.
    Four events had been rescheduled at press time.
    Tell City’s PAC baseball game at Pike Central, postponed Saturday, has been rescheduled for noon Saturday, May 21.

  • Lynch signs with Oaks

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central senior guard Tessa Lynch has decided to continue her basketball career at Oakland City University.

  • TC fourth at Forest Park

    FERDINAND—Tell City scored well in the hurdles, discus and distance races to finish fourth in Forest Park’s eight-team girls track invitational Tuesday.
    Forest Park won with 127 points. Tell City scored 80.5.
    Tell City freshman Logan Flannagan set a meet record as she won the 300-meter low hurdles in 47.32 seconds.
    Harrison freshman star Clair Strobel, daughter of former Tell City track stars Amy Strobel and Scott Strobel, was second in 48.95 and Tell City’s Lindsay Kast placed third in 52.74.

  • Perry Central boys 4th in Dubois...

    DUBOIS—Alex Newton placed second in two distance races to lead Perry Central to fourth place in Northeast Dubois’ seven-team boys track invitational Tuesday.
    Northeast Dubois and Forest Park tied for first with 130 points. Paoli scored 75 to nip Perry Central for third place by half a point.
    Newton ran the 1600 meters in 4:37 and the 3200 in 10:14, both personal records. He placed second to Northeast Dubois star Josh Genet in both.

  • Malone to swim for Youngstown...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City senior Chelsea Malone has signed to continue her swimming career at Youngstown State University, an NCAA Division I school in eastern Ohio.

  • Perry Central second in...

    SANTA CLAUS—Perry Central shot its worst score in its last three matches but still finished second in a three-team boys golf match Thursday.
    Wood Memorial won with 176 strokes. Perry Central shot 182 and Forest Park 223.
    Perry Central’s Brad Douglas tied Wood Memorial’s Alex Manion for medalist honors, as each shot a 5-over-par 41 on the Christmas Lake course.
    Other Perry Central scorers were Andrew Huber with a 42, Trevor Carter 48, and Dylan Hirsch 51.
    Nathan Bashor, 59, and James Rogier, 62, also played for the Commodores.

  • PC 2nd, TC 3rd in tri-meet

    TELL CITY—Forest Park won eight of the 16 events to beat Perry Central and Tell City in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.
    Forest Park scored 73 points. Perry Central 49, and Tell City 44.
    Perry Central and Tell City each won four events.
    Lindsey Gengelbach and Cathryn Peter each won two events for Perry Central.
    Gengelbach cleared 8 feet, 6 inches to win the pole vault by 1 foot.
    She cleared 5 feet in the high jump, the same height as her sister, Ashley, and Tell City’s Logan Flannagan. But Lindsey won on fewer misses.