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Today's Sports

  • Marksmen rout Pioneers

    TELL CITY—Zach Wilson won two individual races and two relays as Tell City crushed Boonville 100-32 in boys track Thursday.
    Wilson won the 1600-meter run in 4:39.56 and the 800 in 2:08.12.
    He teamed with Logan Smithson, Devin McDaniel and Johnny Ho to win the 3200 relay in 11:06.
    Wilson, Tyler Dauby, Colton Thomas and Ryan Henrickson won the 1600 relay in 3:44.64.
    Henrickson also won the 400 dash in 50.69 seconds and the 200 in 22.91.
    David McDaniel won the high jump at 6 feet, 2 inches and the 300 intermediate hurdles in 42.31.

  • PC ties for 1st at Dubois

    DUBOIS—Perry Central set school and meet records in the 3200-meter relay en route to tying for first place in the five-team Dubois Relays girls track meet Friday.
    Perry Central and Forest Park each scored 126 points. Northeast Dubois was third with 124.
    “That’s the first time we’ve gotten a trophy (in this meet),” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet.
    Lavina Schwartz, Susan Schwartz, Melissa Hagedorn and Cathryn Peter won the 3200 relay in 10:31.
    Peter also won the 1600 run, the only individual event.

  • TC overtakes PC late

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tell City scored 11 runs in the seventh inning to overtake Perry Central for a 16-9 girls softball victory Thursday.

  • TC defeats PC 4-1

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Trent Gunn’s home run provided the only earned run of the game as Tell City beat Perry Central 4-1 in baseball Wednesday.

  • Rain again forces postponements

    PERRY COUNTY—Rain, a familiar story in spring sports this year, again forced postponement of all baseball and softball games involving Perry County teams Monday and Tuesday.
    Tell City’s PAC girls softball game with Tecumseh, postponed Monday, was rescheduled for this Friday at 5 p.m.
    Another Tell City conference softball game with Forest Park, scheduled Tuesday, has been rescheduled for May 16.
    Perry Central’s PLAC girls softball game with Springs Valley was postponed Monday for at least the second time.

  • Forest Park shuts out Marksmen

    FERDINAND—Every doubles set was close but Forest Park defeated Tell City 5-0 in PAC girls tennis Tuesday.
    Chelsea Voegerl and Alexa Lange edged Alexis Braun and Brooke Birchler 7-5, 6-4 in No. 1 doubles.
    The first set of No. 2 doubles had to go to a tie-breaker but Rachel Hentrup and Kelly Weyer prevailed over Vivian Clarke and Lacey Briggs 7-6 (7-2), 6-3.
    Forest Park won every game in singles.
    Lori Weyer beat Robyn Scarpa 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 and Sami Hopf defeated Kayla Bailey by the same score in No. 2.

  • 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.