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Today's Sports

  • South Spencer ousts Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Tell City won No. 2 doubles but South Spencer took all the other matches in straight sets to beat the Marksmen 4-1 in the girls tennis sectional semifinals Thursday.
    The Marksmen’s Kaydi Backer and Alex Lawalin beat Baylee Kirchgessner and Bailey Manis 6-4, 6-2 in No. 2 doubles.
    But South Spencer’s Jessica McGinnis and Lexi Harris defeated Mary Steen and Amy Hackbarth 6-2, 6-0 in No. 1 doubles.
    The Rebels also won all three singles matches.

  • Rangers shut out Perry Central

    LEOPOLD—Two Forest Park pitchers combined to pitch a three-hitter as the Rangers beat Perry Central 10-0 in baseball Thursday.
    Forest Park had eight hits, including three doubles and a triple.
    “Forest Park hit the ball pretty well tonight against us,” said Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor. “Half of their hits went for extra bases.
    “Our outfielders tracked down a couple other balls that I thought would be hits when they first came off the bat. Lane Lynch and Trey Novak did a good job in the field tonight.

  • Chargers, Rebels beat Tell City...

    PETERSBURG—Tell City had four extra-base hits but lost to Pike Central 11-3 in PAC softball Wednesday.
    Morgan Schuetter hit a solo home run over the left-field fence for Tell City in the sixth inning.
    Hayley Fackler, Sam Stephens and Chloe Carman each added a double to the Marksmen’s six-hit attack.
    “We had several good extra-base hits, but overall our hitting can use some improvement,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter.

  • Blackhawks overtake Cannelton...

    CANNELTON—Springs Valley erupted for three runs in the top of the seventh inning to beat Cannelton 5-4 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Thursday.
    Cannelton led 4-2 until a walk and a hit batsmen started Springs Valley’s last-inning rally.
    Both runners scored on a single by Christian Tucker, with Tucker advancing to second on the throw home.
    Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett thought the Bulldogs should have cut the throw off instead of throwing home.

  • Commodores fall to Mitchell but...

    LEOPOLD—Tyler Mattingly drove in six runs with a grand slam and two singles and Mitchell beat Perry Central 10-0 in PLAC softball Thursday.
    Perry Central still won the conference with a 5-1 record. Mitchell placed second at 4-2.
    “We came out flat and never picked up the momentum to overcome the intensity that Mitchell brought to the game,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “They came in wanting to win and I think we did not expect it.

  • Tell City loses two close games

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge scored the winning run without a hit in the eighth inning to edge Tell City 3-2 in PAC baseball Thursday.
    “The bitter pill to swallow is how we lost in the eighth,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “(Travis) Burchett was able to strike out the first batter of the eighth, but he reached base when we were unable to block strike three.

  • Tell City 3rd, Perry Central 4th...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Tell City placed second in four distance races as it finished third in the 10-team boys track sectional Thursday.
    Marcus Graham won the 3200-meter run to lead Perry Central to fourth place. The Commodores placed second in two other events.
    Jasper romped to victory with a sectional-record 175 points.

  • Tell City team 76th in nation

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Tell City had 55 archers on three teams shoot in the  NASP national tourney last Thursday.
    William Tell Elementary shot 2,965 to finish 76th among 156 elementary teams.
    Levi Smith scored 263 of a possible 300 points to lead William Tell’s males, He finihsed 258th out of 1,968 elementary males.
    William Tell’s high female score was Elizabeth Brinksneader’s 262, which placed her 181st out of 1,697 elementary females.
    Tell City’s junior high team shot 3,187 to finish 98th among 206 teams.

  • Marksmen place third in jr....

    TELL CITY—Tell City won the high jump and 3200-meter relay as it placed third in the PAC junior high boys track meet Saturday.
    Davis Tran cleared 5 feet, 4 inches to win the high jump.
    Owen Noble, Kaden Chestnut, Nigel Kaiser and Ijaa Chambers took the 3200 relay in 10:05.97.
    Kaiser placed second in the 1600 run in 5:14.69 and in the 800 in 2:26.73.
    Lucas Labhart placed second in the discus with a 118-foot-0 1/2 throw.
    Jill Kaiser won two distance races as Tell City took sixth in girls team standings.

  • Tell City 8th in PAC

    SANTA CLAUS—Spencer Fest shot 117 to lead Tell City to eighth place in the PAC boys golf tourney Saturday.
    The Marksmen beat Tecumseh by nine strokes in the nine-team tourney. Heritage Hills won with 332.
    Individually Fest finished 31st in the 45-man tourney.
    Next for Tell City were Ethan Maffia with 120 and Lucas Montgomery 130.
    Josh Gaynor and Marcus Fortwendel each shot 131 to tie for the Marksmen’s fourth scorer.