Today's Sports

  • No TC players make All-PAC

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—No Tell City players were named to the All-PAC girls softball team elected by conference coaches Sunday.
    Tell City senior first baseman-shortstop-pitcher McKenzie Hayes was the highest vote-getter among those receiving honorable mention as a utility player on the team.
    Had she made the team, she would have joined Krista Blunk as the only Tell City girl to make all-conference in three sports in one school year.

  • Heritage Hills defeats PC

    LEOPOLD—Corey Ebelhar and Seth Hancock combined to pitch a three-hitter as Heritage Hills defeated Perry Central 12-1 in baseball Monday.
    Ebelhar struck out four and walked two in four innings. Hancock struck out two and walked one in one inning.
    Heritage Hills had 11 hits against Perry Central pitcher Anthony Mosby. He walked four and struck out four.

  • Zuelly’s homer powers Tell City...

    DUBOIS—Trent Zuelly hit a three-run homer in a seven-run third inning as Tell City beat Northeast Dubois 8-6 in baseball Monday.
    The Marksmen made good contact throughout the game, striking out only once. “And we hit some hard shots,” said Tell City Coach Jason Wilkerson.
    They really got to Northeast Dubois starter Jacob Gress in the third inning, chasing him from the mound.
    The Marksmen finished with 11 hits. Spenser Beard went 3 for 4 and Zuelly, Brian Arnold and Reese Miller each added two hits.

  • Peter qualifies for state meet

    EVANSVILLE—Perry Central senior Cathryn Peter placed third in the 3200-meter run at the girls track regional Tuesday to qualify for the state meet.
    Peter set a personal record as she ran the 3200 in 11:46.93, just two seconds from Rachael Rayford’s school record.
    The top eight in each event scored but only the top three qualified for the state meet, which will be held 2 p.m. June 1 at Indiana University’s track. The 3200 will start at 7:15 p.m.
    Peter, Megan Thomas, Grace James and Marie Schwartz placed fourth in the 3200 relay in 10:13.24.

  • Braves bop Cannelton in sectional

    DUBOIS—Tiffany Summers threw a one-hitter as Tecumseh beat Cannelton 23-0 in the first round of the Class A girls softball sectional Monday.

  • Wildcats shut out Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    BRETZVILLE—Laura Schmitt and Ashlyn Spahn combined to drive in seven runs as Mater Dei beat Tell City 11-0 in the first round of the Class 2A girls softball sectional Monday.
    Mater Dei, ranked No. 2 in the state, pretty much put the game away with six runs in the first inning,
    Schmitt hit a two-run double to deep center field that inning. Two batters later, Spahn hit a three-run homer over the left-field fence.

  • Homers propel Raiders past Perry...

    Sports Editor

    BRETZVILLE—Southridge scored five runs on two homers to beat Perry Central 6-4 in the first round of their Class 2A girls softball sectional Tuesday.
    Perry Central led 2-1 going into the bottom of the fifth inning. But Kassidy Mundy singled to left field and with two outs Kendyl Dearing hit a high fly ball that barely cleared the left-field fence for a two-run homer.
    Shelby Kippenbrock led off the next inning with a single up the middle and Kayley Main followed with a single to right.

  • Two teams blast Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Cannelton gave up 36 runs in baseball losses to Shoals and Hancock County Friday.
    “We were not ready to play at all,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “It’s not the way you want to end your season before the sectional, that’s for sure.”
    Shoals had 11 hits and drew 10 walks in a 14-4 win.
    Larry Holman went 2 for 3 with a home run to lead Cannelton. Tristan Simmons added a double.

  • Richardson no-hits Tell City

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Hallie Richardson threw a no-hitter as Pike Central beat Tell City 11-0 in PAC girls softball Wednesday.
    Richardson struck out five and walked four as the Marksmen were shut out for the 12th time this season.
    “She’s good, but we make everybody look good,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.
    Tell City trailed only 2-0 going into the sixth inning, but the Chargers exploded for nine runs that inning as Tell City went through three pitchers.

  • Marksmen 1-1 in tennis sectional

    NEWBURGH—Tell City avenged a regular-season lost to Boonville in the first round Wednesday but lost to Heritage Hills 4-1 in the semifinals of the Castle girls tennis sectional Thursday.
    Tell City lost to Boonville 3-2 May 2 but reversed that score Wednesday.
    “Our team came ready to play, and all the match scores were better than the first time we played them,” said Tell City Coach Nick Weyer.
    Cassie Bryant shut out Macy Dimmett 6-0, 6-0 in No. 2 singles, and Kelsey Gower held off Kailey Koop 6-1, 7-5 in No. 3 singles.