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Today's Sports

  • Tell City stops North Posey

    ROCKPORT—Trent Gunn drove in four runs as Tell City trounced North Posey 10-2 in the first round of the Class 2A baseball sectional Saturday.

    Gunn tripled to right-center field in the first inning to stake the Marksmen to a 1-0 lead. That hit scored Trent Benningfield, who led off the game with a single up the middle.

    The Marksmen added two runs in the third inning.

    Nick Kleaving walked, Mike Maddle was hit by a pitch, and Gunn and Shane Weedman hit RBI singles.

  • Wildcats eliminate Perry Central

    ROCKPORT—Perry Central had only three hits in a 12-0 loss to Mater Dei in the first round of the Class 2A baseball sectional Saturday.

    Perry Central got singles from Lucas Bryant in the first inning, Seth Raetz in the fourth, and Joey Peter in the fifth.

    But those were the only Commodores to reach base, as Mater Dei gave up no walks and committed no errors.

    No Perry Central runner made it past first base.

    Mater Dei had 15 hits, including seven for extra bases.

  • Perry Central 6th in PLAC tourney

    FRENCH LICK—Charlie Weatherholt tied for first place as Perry Central finished sixth in the seven-team PLAC boys golf tourney Monday.

    Perry Central shot 359. Springs Valley repeated as team champion with 341 strokes.

    “We finished sixth but we were only 18 strokes from first,” noted Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “We didn’t play awful.”

    Weatherholt and Chad Phillips of Mitchell each shot an 8-over-par 70 on the tough Donald Ross course.

  • Peter receives honorable mention

    FERDINAND—Bethany Peter of Tell City received honorable mention on the All-PAC girls tennis team in voting by conference coaches last week.

    Peter was the first of seven players on the honorable mention list.

    Conference runner-up Gibson Southern had three players make the nine-girl all-conference team: Kori Titzer, Jourdan Titzer and Alicia Taylor.

    Conference champion Southridge and Tecumseh, which tied for fifth place, each had two players make it.

  • Wildcats nip Tell City 5-4 in...

    ROCKPORT—Mater Dei scored the winning run on a ground out in the bottom of the seventh to edge Tell City 5-4 in the Class 2A baseball sectional semifinals Monday.

    Shane Weedman hit a three-run homer for Tell City in the first inning.

    Kyle Osborne, Jordan Heck and Dayne Seibert each added two hits for the Marksmen.

    Trent Gunn had three hits, including a home run, and drove in four runs as Tell City pounded North Posey 10-2 in the first round Saturday.

  • Wildcats eliminate PC

    ROCKPORT—Perry Central had only three hits in a 12-0 loss to Mater Dei in the first round of the Class 2A baseball sectional Saturday.

    Perry Central got singles from Lucas Bryant in the first inning, Seth Raetz in the fourth, and Joey Peter in the fifth.

    But those were the only Commodores to reach base, as Mater Dei gave up no walks and committed no errors.

    Mater Dei had 15 hits, including seven for extra bases.

    See more details on this game in the News Thursday.

     

  • Tecumseh no-hits Bulldogs in...

    CANNELTON—Alex Oliver and Jordan Lamborn combined to pitch a no-hitter as Tecumseh beat Cannelton 14-0 in the first round of a Class A baseball sectional Friday.

    Oliver pitched the first four innings, striking out 10 and walking two.

    Lamborn pitched the fifth and final inning, striking out all three batters he faced.

    Jordan Mattingly and T.J. James each drew a walk against Oliver.

    But because Mattingly was thrown out on a stolen-base attempt in the first inning, the Braves faced only one batter over the minimum for the game.

  • Bashor, Scheiber each place 4th...

    EVANSVILLE—Ian Bashor and Eric Scheiber each placed fourth in one event to lead Perry Central to 10th place in the IHSAA boys track regional Thursday.

    Tell City, led by Tyler Dauby’s sixth-place finish in the 110-meter hurdles, tied for 25th among 33 teams that scored.

    Cannelton finished 31st as T.J. James scored two points. He is the first Cannelton athlete to score in the regional in 22 years.

    The top eight finishers in each event scored but only the top three qualified for the state meet, so no Perry County boy will advance to state.

  • What happened to St. Paul,...

    This spring Mariah Kessinger broke the 100-meter dash record for seventh grade girls at Tell City Junior High that had stood for 29 years.

    There’s a Kessinger family tradition for breaking 100 dash records, as Mariah’s brother, Kyle, broke Tell City’s varsity boys record in that event two years ago.

    Interestingly, there was also a tradition of strong 100 runners in the family of the girl whose record Mariah broke, Karen Ludwig.

  • Wildcats nip PC in 8 innings

    BRETZVILLE—Stephany McNeely singled home the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning as Mater Dei edged Perry Central 4-3 in the first round of the Class 2A girls softball sectional Monday.

    Mater Dei jumped to an early 3-0  lead. But Perry Central battled back to tie the score while Kristi Brumfield shut out the Wildcats for four consecutive innings.

    Hannah Daunhauer led off the Wildcats’ eighth with a single up the middle, though—her third hit of the game.