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  • Burchett hits 2 more HRs in loss...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City gave up 13 unearned runs in a 16-10 baseball loss to North Harrison Saturday, but Travis Burchett’s power hitting kept the Marksmen in the game most of the way.
    Burchett, a freshman designated hitter/outfielder/pitcher/first baseman, hit two more home runs to give him five in five games for the week.
    He hit a grand slam deep over the left-field fence in the third inning to tie the game 7-7.

  • Tell City 5th in PAC girls meet

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s lack of depth hurt in team standings but the Marksmen exceeded most of their seeds as they finished fifth in the nine-team PAC girls track meet Tuesday.
    Gibson Southern scored 133.5 points to win the meet for the third year in a row. Tell City scored 75.
    “We were seeded to score 48 points and we scored 75,” noted Tell City Coach Katie Weyer. “That was the game plan: outscore your seeds.

  • Tell Citians take 5 state titles

    AVON—The Tell City Wrestling Club had 12 wrestlers compete in the ISWA freestyle state tourney May 2 and 11 compete in the Greco-Roman state tourney May 3 and all of them came home with a medal.

  • Commodores 2nd at Dubois

    DUBOIS—Perry Central won five events to place second in the Northeast Dubois Relays boys track meet Friday.
    Aaron Pierrard won the only individual event, the 1600-meter run, in 4:26.
    He teamed with Luke Hilgenhold, Michael Schwartz and Marcus Graham to win the distance medley relay (a total of 4,000 meters) in 11:19.
    Creek Wright, Dylan Seibert, Austin Wilkerson and John Bashor won the freshman-sophomore medley relay (totaling 1,600 meters) in 3:56,
    Lane Hilgenhold, Seibert, Wilkerson and Jimmy Graves won the JV 400 relay in 49.07.

  • Marksmen win 7th in a row

    BOONVILLE—Castle might pose a problem in the sectional, but for now Tell City is dominating singles play in girls tennis.
    The Marksmen lost only three games as they won all three singles matches in straight sets in a 4-1 victory over Boonville Thursday.
    That was their seventh win in a row, and they have swept the singles matches in six of them.
    Addie Peter shut out Hannah Heiden 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles, Cassie Bryant beat Jasmin Frederick by the same score in No. 2, and Kelsey Gowers beat Morgan Beavers 6-1, 6-2 in No. 3.

  • Perry Central girls also 2nd

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central won nine of the 16 events but Forest Park used its depth to win a girls triangular track meet Wednesday.
    Forest Park scored 79 points, Perry Central 71, and South Spencer 14.
    Amber Lindauer broke Perry Central’s school record in the 300-meter low hurdles as she won in 47.94 seconds, bettering Krystal Niehaus’ record set in 2001.
    Teammate Payton Emmons placed second in tht race in 52.87.
    Those two also took the top two places in the 100 high hurdles, with Lindauer winning in 16.12 and Emmons second in 16.94.

  • Commodore boys 2nd in triangular

    LEOPOLD—Aaron Pierrard won two races as Perry Central placed second in a boys triangular track meet Wednesday.
    Forest Park won with 77.5 points. Perry Central scored 52.5 and South Spencer 37.
    Pierrard won the 3200-meter run in 10:11.05 and teamed with Michael Schwartz, John Bashor and Marcus Graham to win the 3200 relay in 9:21.52.
    Those were the Commodores’ only running victories. They also won two field events.
    Nathan Shaw cleared 12 feet to take the pole vault and Devin Martin won the long jump at 20 feet, 0 1/2 inch.

  • Late homers lift Tell City past...

    TELL CITY—Home runs by Spenser Deom and Travis Burchett in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted Tell City past Washington 8-6 in baseball Friday.
    Washington had hit a two-run homer in the top of the seventh to take a 6-4 lead.
    In the bottom of the seventh Hunter Rowe singled and moved to second on a groundout. Deom then tied the game with a two-run homer over the right-center-field fence.

  • Tell City trounces Blackhawks

    FRENCH LICK—Tell City had 13 hits and Morgan Schuetter pitched a four-hitter as Tell City walloped Springs Valley 12-0 in softball Thursday.
    Schuetter struck out three and walked none.
    Rachel Malone hit a single and a double and had a team-high two RBIs to lead Tell City’s offense.
    Morgan Schuetter also had a single and a double. Chelsey Billings, Emili Stephens and Madison Schuetter each also had two hits and Hayley Fackler hit a double.

  • Commodores top Orleans, Eagles

    LEOPOLD—Autumn Lain pitched a five-hitter as Perry Central beat Orleans 6-0 in PLAC softball Friday.
    Lain struck out five and walked none. “Autumn pitched a really good game,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.
    Perry Central had eight hits and also took advantage of six Orleans errors.
    Brooke Lasher went 2 for 2 with two RBIs to lead Perry Central hitters.
    Lexi Aders went 2 for 3 with a triple and Hannah Edwards added an RBI double.