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Today's Sports

  • Tell City stops Wolfpack 7-1

    TELL CITY—Morgan Schuetter pitched a two-hitter and drove in two runs as Tell City beat Crawford County 7-1 in softball Tuesday.
    Schuetter struck out three and walked only one. Her teammates backed her with solid defense, committing only one error.
    “Schuetter hit her spots and pitched a good game,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter. “Overall I am pleased with the team’s effort. Everyone put the ball in play and performed defensively.”

  • Perry Central falls to Crawford...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s seventh-inning rally fell short in a 4-2 baseball loss to Crawford County Monday.
    Crawford County scored two runs in the fourth inning and two in the sixth to build a 4-0 lead.
    In the bottom of the seventh Gavin Poole reached base to start Perry Central’s rally. He scored one out later on Ethan Myler’s double.
    Kage Kiplinger followed with another double to score Myler.
    But a pop-up to the shortstop and a ground ball to the pitcher ended the game.

  • HRs power Tell City past South...

    TELL CITY—Tecumseh scored two runs in the seventh inning to overtake Tell City for a 4-3 PAC baseball victory Saturday.
    Logan Gaynor drove in two runs with a line drive up the middle to give Tell City a 3-2 lead in the bottom of the sixth inning.
    Preston Hendershot pitched the first 6 1/3 innings for Tell City and left with that lead still intact and no one on base.
    Travis Burchett relieved him and gave up the tying and go-ahead runs.
    Steven Molinet threw a five-hitter for Tecumseh, striking out 11.

  • Kohnert 2nd 4 times in PAC track...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert came a quarter-inch short of making Tell City history in the PAC girls track meet Tuesday.
    Or two inches. Or 1.11 seconds. Or all of the above.
    Kohnert placed second in four events to lead Tell City to fifth place in the nine-team meet with 67 points. Heritage Hills won with 137.5.
    Last year Kohnert became only the fourth Tell City athlete to make all-conference in three sports in one school year.

  • More rain, more postponements

    PERRY COUNTY—Heavy rains in the last half of last week led to the postponement of all sports events involving Perry County teams Thursday and three of them Friday.
    Friday games postponed were Tell City’s home baseball with Washington, Perry Central softball at North Harrison, and Tell City junior high softball at Paoli.
    No new dates were announced for any of those events.
    Tell City’s boys golf match at Southridge, postponed Thursday, has been rescheduled for May 15.

  • Graves to cheer for Brescia

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Kendra Graves will be the first Perry Central graduate in 14 years to become a college cheerleader.
    Graves signed Thursday with Brescia University, an NAIA school in Owensboro, Ky., that is starting its first cheerleading squad for next winter’s basketball season.
    Kendal Connor, who coached Daviess County’s dance team to a Kentucky high school state championship, has been hired as the coach of Brescia’s cheerleading and dance teams and offered Graves the athletic scholarship.

  • Tell City, Perry Central draw...

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City and Perry Central drew the long route in their baseball sectional while Cannelton drew a first-round bye in its sectional.
    Pairings for the sectionals, to be held May 24-29, were drawn by the IHSAA Friday.
    In the six-team Class 2A sectional at South Spencer, Perry Central will play Forest Park in the first game Wednesday, May 24, at 5:30 p.m.
    That will be followed by Tell City taking on South Spencer at approximately 8 p.m.
    The winners of those two games will meet in the first semifinal game Saturday, May 27, at 1 p.m.

  • Oskin, Panthers stop Tell City

    CORYDON—Sydney Oskin threw a one-hitter as Corydon beat Tell City 16-1 in softball Wednesday.
    Oskin walked one and struck out seven in the five-inning game.
    Hayley Fackler hit her first varsity home run over the right-center-field fence in the top of the first inning for Tell City’s only hit.
    Corydon replied with two runs in the bottom of the inning and took control with six runs in the second.
    Fackler pitched the first 4 2/3 innings for Tell City, giving up 12 hits and four walks and striking out two.

  • Eagles nip Perry Central in...

    LANESVILLE—Lanesville jumped to an 8-1 lead en route to a 10-8 softball win over Perry Central Wednesday.
    “We gave up eight runs in the first inning and then decided to play ball like we can play,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.
    The Commodores ended up outhitting Lanesville 11-7, though the Eagles had a home run and three doubles among their hits.
    Catie Hauser hit a home run and a single and drove in three runs for Perry Central.

  • Lyons, Morgan lead Tell City...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Whitaker Lyons drove in three runs as Tell City beat Perry Central 8-2 in baseball Wednesday.
    The Marksmen also got another strong pitching performance from Ryan Morgan, who gave up only two unearned runs while pitching into the sixth inning.
    He gave up three hits and three walks and struck out five.
    “He’s consistent,” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield. “He always throws strikes and I couldn’t ask for more than that.”