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  • Sprinters, throwers propel...

    BOONVILLE—Tell City scored well in the throws and sprints to beat Boonville 84-48 in boys track Thursday.

    “We swept Boonville in the discus (taking all three places) for the first time in years,” said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden.

    “And our 400-meter relay’s time was faster than our third-place time in the sectional last year.”

    Jerry Ammon, Nathan Ramsey, Colton Thomas and Dylan Stewart won the 400 relay in 45.68 seconds, their best time by more than two seconds.

  • Kohnert leads TC to victory

    BOONVILLE—Elizabeth Kohnert won three individual events and a relay to lead Tell City past Boonville 82-49 in girls track Thursday.

    Kohnert won the high jump at 5 feet, the long jump at 15 feet, 13⁄4 inches, and the 200-meter dash in 28.06 seconds.

    She teamed with Katlyn Braunecker, Courtney Young and Lindsay Kast to win the 1600 relay in 4:37.81.

    Tell City dominated the distance races. Sarah Goffinet won the 1600 in 5:55.22 and Andyn Rowe placed second in 5:55.91.

    Rowe won the 3200 in 13:00.28 and Goffinet placed second in 13:23.47.

  • Tell City falls to North Posey

    POSEYVILLE—North Posey scored six runs in the second inning—four of them unearned—and beat Tell City 7-5 in PAC baseball Thursday.

    After South Spencer’s loss to Heritage Hills Wednesday, Tell City entered the game as one of several teams in the conference tied for first with only one loss.

    “All we asked for was a chance to compete for the conference crown,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “We had to take care of ourselves and we were unable to do that.

  • Hornets slug Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Hancock County outhit Cannelton 11-4 to beat the Bulldogs 10-2 in baseball Friday.

    The Hornets’ hits included two homers, a triple and a double. “They’ve got by far the best hitting team we’ve played,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.

    Ethan Herzog led Cannelton with two singles and one RBI.

    The Bulldogs scored their other run in the seventh inning on four walks.

  • Ernst signs to run for Purdue

    LEOPOLD—Wanting to run track collegiately and attend a top engineering school, Perry Central senior Michael Ernst signed with Purdue University Thursday.

    Ernst will receive a conditional scholarship based on the number of points he scores for the track team. It could eventually amount to 85 percent of his tuition and fees.

    Conor Holt, Purdue’s assistant coach in charge of recruiting, told Ernst he wants him to run the 800 meters for the Boilermakers.

  • PC girls third at Dubois

    DUBOIS—Perry Central won three events as it finished third in Northeast Dubois’ six-team girls track relay meet Friday.

    Cathryn Peter won the only individual event, the 1600-meter run, in 5:59.

    The Commodores also won the 400 shuttle hurdles relay in 1:15.28 and the freshman-sophomore medley relay in 1:45.42.

    They placed second in the 800 medley relay, 1600 relay and 3200 relay.

  • Schoen one-hits Commodores

    LEOPOLD—Ashley Schoen pitched a one-hitter as Lanesville beat Perry Central 2-0 in girls softball Wednesday.

    Morgan Gibson beat out a bunt single leading off the bottom of the seventh inning for the Commodores’ only hit.

    She was the only Commodore to reach base. Schoen struck out 13, walked none, and her team, ranked 12th in the state in Class A, played errorless defense.

    Perry Central also played errorless defense and Kristi Brumfield walked only two while scattering seven hits. She struck out five.

  • Tell City slugs Bulldogs

    TELL CITY—Tell City amassed 21 hits in four innings to beat Cannelton 29-0 in baseball Tuesday.

    The Marksmen also took advantage of seven walks and eight Cannelton errors. And Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett thought a few of the fly balls that fell in for hits should have been caught.

    “Tell City’s got some hitters, but we just couldn’t field it,” said Garrett. “In the fourth inning we dropped two fly balls and had two infield errors.”

  • Paoli's big innings top PC

    PAOLI—Paoli used two big innings to beat Perry Central 7-4 in PLAC baseball Monday.

    A hit batsman, two singles and two doubles fueled a four-run third inning for the Rams.

    After Perry Central pulled within 4-3, the Rams scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth. They started it with a single and two outs later got four consecutive singles.

    “They hit the ball well,” said Perry Central Coach Gary Hanan.

    The Rams outhit Perry Central 13-9 overall.

  • Braves, Rangers nip Tell City

    LYNNVILLE—A shortage of clutch hits hurt Tell City in PAC girls softball road losses Monday and Tuesday.

    The Marksmen had only two hits in a 4-2 loss to Tecumseh Monday.

    The Marksmen scored all their runs in the first inning on a home run by Josalyn Ress, her fifth of the season.

    It also scored Hana Reed, who had reached base on a fielder’s choice after Kyli Smithson had walked.

    Tell City’s only other hit was a second-inning single by Jamie Brinksneader.