Today's Sports

  • Bluejackets edge PC 2-1

    MITCHELL—Mitchell’s two unearned runs in the first inning stood up as the Blue-jackets beat Perry Central 2-1 in a PLAC baseball pitching duel Tuesday.
    Tanner Cassidy pitched a complete game for Perry Central, giving up only five singles, walking only one, and striking out five.
    But the Commodores committed two of their three errors in the first inning, allowing Mitchell to score its runs.
    Mitchell played errorless ball and Perry Central had only four hits despite striking out only four times.

  • Wagner Butler’s swim MVP

    INDIANAPOLIS—Freshman Amanda Wagner was named Butler University’s 2012-13 wo-men’s swim team’s Most Valuable Performer at the team’s awards banquet last month.
    Wagner is a 2012 Tell City graduate and is a pre-pharmacy major at Butler.
    During her first season at Butler, she was a member of two record-breaking relay teams.
    Both records, the 200 medley relay and the 400 medley relay, were broken during the Atlantic 10 Conference meet in February. Wagner swan the breaststroke leg on both of them.

  • Goffinet KWC’s female Athlete of...

    OWENSBORO, Ky.—Lauren Goffinet of Tell City was named Kentucky Wesleyan College’s Female Athlete of the Year for the second year in a row at the school’s all-sports awards reception April 26.
    Goffinet, a 2009 graduate of Tell City High School, was a senior guard and the captain of the Panthers’ women’s basketball team. She helped the team to its first Great Lakes Valley Conference East Division championship and its second NCAA Division II tourney bid.

  • Perry Central routs Trojans

    LEOPOLD—Sydney Goffinet hit two home runs to power Perry Central past Wood Memorial 20-0 in girls softball Tuesday.
    Goffinet went 2 for 2 plus two walks and drove in three runs. Her homers gave her five for the season, breaking the school record of four set by Morgan Richardson last year.
    Richardson went 3 for 4 with two triples Tuesday.
    Madison Guillaume added two doubles. Brittany Parker, Ashley Guillaume and Lexi Aders each hit a double and a single, and Autumn Lain also had two hits.

  • Schaefer, Marksmen stop Chargers

    PETERSBURG—Chris Schaefer pitched a four-hitter as Tell City defeated Pike Central 5-1 in PAC baseball Tuesday.
    Schaefer struck out nine and walked none, and his teammates committed only one error.
    “He threw a great game,” said Tell City Coach Jason Wilkerson. He was getting ahead (in the count) with his fastball, and he’s learned to throw his curveball in situations for strikes.
    “I’ve said it before: When we play a clean baseball game and our pitchers throw strikes, we’re a pretty good team.”

  • Tell City 5th in PAC girls meet

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    TELL CITY—Logan Flannagan placed second in three events to lead Tell City to fifth place in the nine-team PAC girls track meet Tuesday.
    Tell City scored 58 points. Four teams scored over 100, with Gibson Southern winning with 123.5.
    Flannagan turned in her best time of the season in the 100-meter intermediate hurdles, running them in 16.36 seconds. But Gibson Southern star Jordyn Milheiser edged her by 20-hundredths of a second.

  • Boonville edges Marksmen 3-2

    BOONVILLE—Tell City won two singles matches but lost to Boonville 3-2 in girls tennis Thursday.
    Cassie Bryant beat Macy Dimmett 6-2, 6-0 in No. 2 singles and Kelsey Gowers defeated Kailey Koop 6-1, 6-0 for the Marksmen’s victories.
    “Cassie and Kelsey played very well,” said Tell City Coach Nick Weyer.
    Boonville’s Mired Bontigui defeated Addie Peter 6-2, 6-3 in No. 1 singles.
    The Pioneers also won both doubles matches. Abi Gober and Ashley Johnson beat Megan Teague and Mercedes Mendez 6-4, 6-1 in No. 1.

  • Corydon shuts out Tell City

    CORYDON—Tell City cut its errors but remained offensively challenged in an 11-0 girls softball loss to Corydon Wednesday.
    The Marksmen committed just two errors, their lowest total in their last seven games.
    But they had only two hits as they were shut out for the ninth time in their last 13 games.
    Infield singles by Stori Beard and Sydney Goffinet were the Marksmen’s only hits.
    But they struck out only four times.
    Bailey Sandage pitched the first 3 1/3 innings for Tell City to take the loss. She walked four and struck out two.

  • PC slugs Lanesville 6-2

    LANESVILLE—Sydney Goffinet and Brittany Parker hit home runs over the fence as Perry Central defeated Lanesville 6-2 in girls softball Wednesday.
    Goffinet drove in three runs, including two with her third homer of the season over the right-center-field fence in the fifth inning.
    Parker hit a solo homer, her first ever over the fence, in the second inning.
    She, Morgan Richardson and Heather Hendricks each had two of Perry Central’s nine hits.

  • Bulldogs beat Grace

    NORTONVILLE, Ky.—Bryce Garrett pitched a one-hitter as Cannelton beat Grace 12-1 in baseball Thursday.
    Garrett struck out nine and walked three.
    “Bryce threw pretty well—he threw strikes,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    Cannelton led only 2-0 going into the fifth inning but then exploded for 10 runs.
    “The first four innings we really struggled (hitting),” said Mike Garrett.
    “Then we loaded the bases in the fifth and they changed pitchers, and the second guy didn’t throw as hard.”