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Today's Sports

  • Three Commodores make All-PLAC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central seniors Lucas Bryant, Andrew Harpenau and Kyle Troesch were named to the All-PLAC baseball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Harpenau, a pitcher third baseman, also made the team as a sophomore. He missed all of his junior season with a knee injury but came back strongly this year.
    “He worked really hard rehabbing it in the offseason,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers.

  • PC’s Douglas qualifies for boys...

    JASPER—Perry Central junior Brad Douglas shot an 11-over-par 83 in the IHSAA boys golf sectional at Sultan’s Run Friday to qualify for the regional.

  • Perry Central 6th in PLAC golf

    FRENCH LICK—A few bad holes hurt Perry Central as the Commodores finished sixth in the PLAC boys golf tourney Monday.
    Mitchell won with 325 strokes. Perry Central shot 390.
    “We got off to a good start,” said Perry Central co-coach Tyler Griffith. “Then  the end of the front nine really hurt us—we struggled on holes five through eight.”
    Freshman Andrew Huber shot a 19-over-par 89 to lead the Commodores on the tough Donald Ross course. He finished 11th overall among 35 golfers in the tourney.

  • Braves rip Bulldogs early

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Tecumseh jumped to a 16-0 lead in the first three innings and crushed Cannelton 22-4 in the first round of the Class A baseball sectional Monday.

  • Rebels’ bats blazing in win over...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—South Spencer pounded out 17 hits, including five for extra bases, to beat Perry Central 14-1 in Class 2A first-round baseball sectional action Monday.

  • Wildcats top Tell City in 8-...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Mater Dei scored its last five runs on just one hit as it beat Tell City 14-11 in eight innings in Class 2A baseball sectional semifinals Tuesday.

  • Rangers overtake TC late for...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BRETZVILLE—Forest Park scored two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to beat Tell City 4-3 for the Class 2A girls softball sectional title Monday evening.
    Tell City outhit the Rangers 9-5 and took a 3-2 lead in the top of the fifth with two runs on a single by Hana Reed, a sacrifice bunt by Stori Beard, and doubles by Josalyn Ress and McKenzie Hayes.
    With one out in the bottom of the fifth, though, Shelby Bettag was hit by a pitch.

  • Tell City girls upset Vikings

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BRETZVILLE—Tell City rallied for six runs in the fourth inning to stun North Posey 6-4 in the Class 2A girls softball sectional semifinals Monday.
    North Posey led 4-0 after three innings, at which point Tell City, which entered the game with a 5-12 record, did not have a hit and had had only one runner reach base.

  • Henrickson 400 dash champion in...

    EVANSVILLE—Ryan Henrickson won the 400-meter dash in the IHSAA boys track regional Thursday, becoming Tell City’s seventh regional champion in the last 42 years.

  • New coach makes good first...

    We can’t know for sure how successful a new high school basketball coach will be until we’ve seen his team in action for several games and seen how he relates to his players and deals with parents, referees and the many ancillary responsibilities that few realize the job entails.