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Today's Sports

  • Rain may stop Marksmen’s shot at...

    Besides delaying farm crops, all the rain we have had this spring may cost Tell City’s baseball team a chance to break the school record for most victories in a season.
    Tell City is 10-2 and ranked fifth in the state in Class 2A.
    The 1997 Marksmen also started 10-2 en route to finishing with a school-record 21 wins.
    That team got 26 of its 28 scheduled regular-season games in (one that was canceled was against Bosse, which was usually an easy win in those days), going 17-9.

  • PC boys, girls defeat Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Aaron Pierrard broke Perry Central’s school records in the 1600- and 800-meter runs for the third time this season as the Commodores beat Tell City 52-48 in junior high boys track Tuesday.

  • Marksmen subdue Vikings

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Brian Arnold and Jordan Heck combined for seven RBIs as Tell City defeated North Posey 8-4 in PAC baseball Saturday.

  • Class 3A No. 6 Gibson Southern...

    FORT BRANCH—Gibson Southern used a strong bunting game to beat Tell City 3-1 in PAC girls softball Friday.
    “The way they beat us was they small-balled us,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “Both their hits were bunts and a couple errors we made were on bunts.”
    Gibson Southern, ranked No. 6 in the state in Class 3A in the coaches poll, scored an unearned run in the first inning with the help of two Tell City throwing errors on bunts.

  • Brumfield pitches, hits...

    PAOLI—Kristi Brumfield hit a single and a double and pitched a six-hitter as Perry Central beat Paoli 2-1 in PLAC girls softball Friday.
    Brumfield struck out four and walked two, and her teammates backed her with errorless defense.
    Perry Central had eight hits and struck out only twice despite having played only one game in the previous 10 days.
    “We’ve been hitting inside off the machine forever,” said  Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “We saw the ball really well.”

  • Hayes’ one-hitter blanks Trojans

    LEOPOLD—Stephen Hayes threw a one-hitter as Perry Central shut out Wood Memorial 2-0 in baseball Friday.
    “He really hit his spots tonight,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “They had a hard time catching up to his fastball and he mixed his curveball in well too.”
    Hayes struck out five and walked none. The one single he gave up “was about the only hard hit ball for them,” said Zellers.
    Hayes, Derek Thomas and Andrew Harpenau each hit a single and a double to lead Perry Central’s eight-hit attack.

  • TC 3rd in Mount Vernon...

    MOUNT VERNON—Tyler Dauby and Ryan Henrickson each won one event to lead Tell City to third place in a nine-team boys track invitational Friday.
    Castle dominated the meet with 148 points. Tell City scored 62, just 13 behind runner-up Mount Vernon.
    Dauby won the 110-meter high hurdles in 15.37 seconds “against some very good competition,” said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden.
    Henrickson won the 400 dash in 50.33. “He looked extremely strong,” said Hollinden.

  • Marksmen defeat Hornets

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—After being sidelined 11 days by several rainouts, Tell City’s baseball team didn’t hit the ball as sharply as before but still managed 10 hits in a 6-3 win over Hancock County Friday.
    The Marksmen struck out only twice, but they didn’t make as solid contact as usual. They had two infield hits, and none of their hits went for extra bases.

  • Commodores second to Jeeps in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Northeast Dubois still looks like the favorite in the Jasper boys track sectional and Perry Central could be in for a dogfight in the PLAC.

  • Northeast Dubois downs Tell City

    DUBOIS—Tell City won in No. 3 singles but Northeast Dubois won the other matches to beat the Marksmen 4-1 in girls tennis Tuesday.
    Lacey Briggs defeated Jessica Knight 6-0, 6-1 in No. 3 singles.
    The Jeeps took the other two singles matches.
    Jasmine Riecker blanked Mary Burst 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 and Lori Vonderheide defeated Rachel Woznicki 6-1, 6-1 in No. 2.
    The Jeeps’ Talia Terwiske and Michaela Stemle beat Alexis Braun and Brooke Birchler 6-3, 6-1 in No. 1 doubles.