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Today's Sports

  • Commodores hold off Mitchell

    MITCHELL—Stephen Hayes drove in two runs and pitched a complete game as Perry Central beat Mitchell 6-4 in PLAC baseball Thursday.
    Hayes gave up eight hits, including four doubles. But he walked only one and struck out four, and his teammates backed him with only one error.
    “We really had a good defensive game,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “The one error we had didn’t hurt us.
    “(Left fielder) Blake Crockett threw a guy out at home to end the fourth inning. That was a big play for us.”

  • Tell City defeats Raiders to set...

    TELL CITY—Jordan Heck drove in three runs as Tell City defeated Southridge 9-2 in PAC baseball Thurs-day.
    Heck went 3 for 4 with a double to lead Tell City’s seven-hit attack.
    Tell City scored three runs in the third inning on three walks, an RBI single by Heck, and a two-run single by Cordell Snyder. That put the Marksmen up 4-0.
    They added five runs in the fifth. Dayne Seibert hit a two-run single that inning.
    Trent Benningfield went 2 for 4 and scored two runs for Tell City. Seibert was 1 for 1 plus three walks.

  • PC boys take title too

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Alex Newton won two distance races as Perry Central won the PLAC boys track meet Friday for the sixth year in a row.

  • PC holds off Mitchell for PLAC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Lindsey Gengelbach repeated as Most Valuable Performer to lead Perry Central to the PLAC girls track championship Friday.

  • Marksmen dominate PAC with 158...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Strong performances in the sprints and surprisingly strong performances in the field events and 1600-meter run helped Tell City dominate the PAC boys track meet Thursday.

  • TC bats heat up in win over...

    TELL CITY—Tell City amassed a season-high 15 hits in a 9-3 girls softball win over Crawford County Tuesday.
    Hana Reed went 3 for 5 to lead the Marksmen’s attack.
    Stori Beard added a triple and a single and drove in three runs.
    McKenzie Hayes hit a double and a single. Cassidy Barnhill, Megan Lawalin and Katie Elder each also had two hits, and Josalyn Ress hit a double.
    Ress’ double drove in a run in Tell City’s four-run fourth inning, which broke the game open.

  • Brumfield leads Perry Central...

    MARENGO—Kristi Brumfield hit a two-run homer and pitched a nine-inning complete game as Perry Central beat Crawford County 5-3 in PLAC girls softball Monday.
    Brumfield hit her home run over the left-field fence in the fifth inning. It followed a double by Sydney Goffinet and put the Commodores ahead 5-3.
    Crawford County tied the score the next inning and it remained tied until the ninth.
    With one out in the Perry Central ninth, Kayla Carter walked and advanced to third on a single by Brittany Overstreet, who took second on the throw to third.

  • Rappites sweep 2 from Cannelton

    CANNELTON—New Harmony erupted for seven runs in the fourth inning to beat Cannelton 13-7 and sweep a baseball doubleheader Saturday.
    The Rappites won the first game 9-0 despite having only three hits, as Cannelton committed six errors and gave up 12 walks.
    “We didn’t field the ball very well and I think we only had two hits the first game,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    Tristan Simmons and Spencer Herzog singled for Cannelton’s only hits.
    Two of New Harmony’s three hits were doubles.

  • PC goes cold in loss to Crawford...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central had five hits in the first inning but only two after that in a 7-3 baseball loss to Crawford County Monday.
    The Commodores jumped to a 3-1 lead in the bottom of the first inning.
    “We started out great,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “The first inning I thought we were really going to get our bats going.”
    Despite slumping after that, “we really did a much better job of making contact,” said Zellers.

  • TC gets offense back on track

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Trent Gunn drove in four runs with a homer and two doubles as Tell City beat Boonville 12-4 in baseball Monday.