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Today's Sports

  • Perry Central girls 2nd in...

    HUNTINGBURG—Cathryn Peter won the 3200-meter run and Perry Central won two relays as it placed second in Southridge’s eight-team girls track invitational Thursday.
    Southridge won with 127 points. Perry Central scored 110.
    Peter won the 3200 in 12:36.75 and placed second to Heritage Hills star Sienna Crews in the 1600 in 5:35.
    Peter teamed with Grace James, Marie Schwartz and Megan Thomas to win the 3200 relay in 10:37, their best time of the year.

  • Kashyab Murray-bound

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—The chance to play for a former professional star is one reason Tell City senior Anjan Kashyab has signed a letter of intent to play tennis for Murray State University.
    He said he chose the Racers, an NCAA Division I team in the Ohio Valley Conference, “because of the good academics and athletics. Plus the coach was a pro and I should be able to learn more from him.”

  • Commodores win 4-team track meet

    LEOPOLD—Aaron Pierrard won two individual distance races to lead Perry Central to victory in a four-team boys track meet Thursday.
    Perry Central scored 82 points, Northeast Dubois 48, Springs Valley 22, and Cannelton 13.
    Since Cannelton had only four boys competing, only four places were scored in each event.
    Perry Central won eight of the 16 events despite resting top distance runner Alex Newton and competing without sprinter-jumper Austin LeClere, who had a severe bone bruise on his heel suffered in his previous meet.

  • 14-run inning propels Perry...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Sydney Goffinet hit a triple and a home run in a 14-run third-inning that carried Perry Central past Tell City 22-5 in girls softball Friday.
    Perry Central had seven hits that inning, with Ashley Guillaume also getting two.
    The Commodores also took advantage of six walks, a hit batsman, four wild pitches and three passed balls that inning, which saw Tell City go through three pitchers.
    Goffinet started the inning with a triple to left field.

  • Tell City falls to Rebels, Jeeps

    TELL CITY—Cassie Bryant was Tell City’s only winner in a 4-1 PAC girls tennis loss to South Spencer Monday.

  • PC boys second to Forest Park

    DUBOIS—Perry Central won seven of 17 events but finished second to Forest Park in Northeast Dubois’ seven-team boys track invitational Tuesday.
    Forest Park scored 171 points and Perry Central had 141.5.
    “Forest Park just has excellent sprinters,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett. “And my distance runners were tired—we’ve been working them pretty hard.”
    Still four of the Commo-dores’ wins were in distance races.
    Alex Newton won the 1600-meter run in 4:46.59 and the 3200 in 10:25.62.

  • 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.