Today's Sports

  • Paoli holds off Perry Central...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central rallied for three runs in the seventh inning but lost to Paoli 6-3 in PLAC baseball Tuesday.
    “The first six innings we didn’t hit the ball,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “We’ve got two guys hitting the ball now (Tanner Cassidy and Andrew Mosby), and that’s not going to cut it.”
    Cassidy and Mosby each had two hits and Anthony Mosby hit a double.
    Cassidy, Trey Mullis and Alton Cummings each drove in a run.

  • Central walks past Marksmen late

    EVANSVILLE—Evansville Central scored six runs on one hit in the sixth inning to beat Tell City 13-11 in baseball Tuesday.
    The Bears drew seven walks from three Tell City pitchers that inning.
    Tell City had scored three runs in the top of the inning to take a 10-7 lead.
    The Marksmen outhit the Bears 13-8. Spenser Beard, Austin Paulin, Gant Miller and Trent Zuelly each had two hits for the Marksmen.
    Casey May, Trent Rainey, Miller and C.J. Rowe each hit a double.
    Beard and Miller each had three RBIs and Paulin added two.

  • PC boys fourth in 21-team meet

    EVANSVILLE—Perry Central set two school records as it placed fourth in the 21-team Indiana/Kentucky Challenge boys track meet Saturday.
    Host Harrison, coached by former Tell City star Marty Rogier, won with 127 points. Perry Central scored 56, just eight behind second-place Jefferson-ville, with just eight boys competing.
    The Commodores’ underclassmen were at a freshman-sophomore meet at Forest Park and junior Dacota Schaad was in an AAU basketball tourney as this meet was not originally on Perry Central’s schedule.

  • Claise shuts out Crawford, Paoli

    MARENGO—Miranda Claise pitched shutouts against PLAC opponents Saturday and Monday as Perry Central put itself in the driver’s seat for its first conference softball title.
    Claise pitched a four-hitter as the Commodores beat Crawford County 3-0 Satur-day. She struck out nine and walked two.
    Brittany Parker hit a triple and scored on an error for the game’s first run in the second inning.
    Morgan Richardson capped the scoring with a solo home run over the left-field fence in the seventh inning.

  • Hayes helps West rout East

    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City senior McKenzie Hayes had 10 points, 11 rebounds, two blocked shots, one assist and one steal to help the West trounce the East 77-57 in the Hoosier Basketball Coaches Association girls basketball all-star game Sunday.
    Hayes played 15 minutes, 57 seconds, as there were 12 players on the West team.
    She was the fourth leading scorer on the team and was probably the leading rebounder. She hit 5 of 12 shots from the field.

  • Seven games rained out

    PERRY COUNTY—Rain and severe storm warnings led to the postponement of most local sports Wednesday through Friday.
    Tell City’s home baseball game with South Spencer and Perry Central’s baseball game at Orleans were postponed Wednesday.
    Perry Central’s girls softball game with Southridge and boys golf match at Forest Park were postponed Thursday.
    Perry Central’s baseball game at Mitchell was called off Friday.

  • Kralj’s perfect game helps...

    LINCOLN CITY—Kaitlin Kralj threw a five-inning perfect game as Heritage Hills defeated Tell City 14-0 in PAC girls softball Wednesday.
    Kralj struck out six as she raised her record to 9-3 for the Patriots, who are ranked seventh in the state in Class 3A.
    McKenzie Hayes hit a line drive to right-center field in the fifth inning that Heritage Hills’ right fielder made a nice catch on.

  • Rangers nip PC; Tell City...

    FERDINAND—Cathryn Peter won three distance races to lead Perry Central to second place in a three-team girls track meet Thursday.
    Host Forest Park won with 64 points, three more than Perry Central. Tell City scored 36.
    Perry Central led most of the meet. But the pole vault was the last event recorded and Forest Park was the only team that had anyone in it. Her five points put the Rangers on top.
    Peter won the 1600-meter run in 5:43 and the 3200 in 12:51.

  • Goodson joins Pitino’s staff...

    Sports Editor

    MINNEAPOLIS—Tell City graduate Steven Goodson has joined new University of Minnesota men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino’s staff as director of basketball operations.
    Goodson, 30, had been on Minnesota’s coaching staff the last six years as a special assistant to former coach Tubby Smith, who was fired last month.

  • Braves roll past Commodores

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central won the last inning but Tecumseh dominated the first four to beat the Commodores 18-1 in girls softball Friday.
    The Braves had 15 hits, including three for extra bases, and took advantage of eight Perry Central errors—by six different players.
    “We weren’t real alert on defense,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.