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Today's Sports

  • Marksmen shut out Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Josalyn Ress pitched a three-hitter and Tell City had 10 hits to beat Perry Central 10-0 in girls softball Wednesday.

  • PC outshoots Wolfpack, Rangers

    SANTA CLAUS—Perry Central’s goal of moving up in PLAC boys golf standings looks more reasonable after the Commodores beat Crawford County Tuesday.
    Perry Central shot 174 to win a triangular match. Crawford County shot 183 and Forest Park 225.
    Perry Central freshman Andrew Huber shot a 5-over-par 41 on the Christmas Lake course to tie for medalist honors.
    Other Commodore scorers were Brad Douglas with a 43, James Rogier 44, and Trevor Carter 46.
    Dylan Hirsch, who shot 41, and Nathan Bashor, 52, also played for the Commodores.

  • Summers no-hits Cannelton

    LYNNVILLE—Tiffany Summers threw a no-hitter, recording all 21 outs on strikeouts, as Tecumseh beat Cannelton 7-0 in girls softball Saturday.
    Summers, a freshman, walked five and hit a batter. Cannelton loaded the bases on two walks and a hit batsman in the fifth inning but was unable to score.
    Summers “doesn’t throw as hard as (former Tecumseh all-state pitcher) Audra Sanders did, but she has better control of her off-speed pitches than Audra did as a freshman and she moves the ball around well,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett.

  • Bulldogs sweep Lions

    CANNELTON—Larry Holman and Cody Lawalin pitched strong complete games as Cannelton swept a baseball doubleheader with Rock Creek Academy Saturday.
    Cannelton also took advantage of control problems by the pitchers for Rock Creek, a first-year baseball team playing its first game.
    The Lions walked 16 in four innings (Cannelton did not bat in the bottom of the fifth) as Cannelton won the first game 11-1 by the 10-run rule.
    Cannelton had five hits, including doubles by Hunter Herzog and Dylan May.

  • South Spencer edges Tell City in...

    By CHRIS JOHANNES
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    ROCKPORT—In a sectional-like atmosphere South Spencer outslugged Tell City 12-11 in PAC baseball Saturday in a battle of two of the state’s top 10 Class 2A teams.
    Jordan Meece and Justin Wead each hit a two-run homer for the Rebels. Wead’s came in the third inning with two outs to cut the Marksmen lead to 5-2. Meece’s was in the fourth inning to tie the game at 7-7.

  • Perry Central girls run past...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Lindsey Gengelbach won three individual events to lead Perry Central to victory in a girls triangular track meet Tuesday.

  • Distance depth pays off for...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Despite Eric Scheiber’s being sidelined with a foot injury, Perry Central still took the top three places in the 1600- and 3200-meter runs Tuesday en route to winning a boys triangular track meet.

  • Archery team qualifies for...

    Tell City Junior-Senior High School’s archery team shot 3,042 in its state tourney at Muncie March 11 to qualify for the national tourney to be held in Louisville, Ky., May 13-14.

    Travis Harpenau shot 280 and Nathan Freeman 278 to lead Tell City’s team in the state tourney, where 385 shooters competed.

    Tell City’s team will host a fundraising tourney Saturday at the high school. For more information call Coach Jay Johnson at the school at 547-3131.

  • Simmons promotes fitness

    University of Evansville men’s basketball coach Marty Simmons came to Tell City Thursday to speak at Perry County Wellness’ 2011 Kickoff.
    Because of the long hours and high stress of their job, basketball coaches aren’t often known for healthy diets and exercise habits.
    But Simmons, who lost 135 pounds last year, said he jogs three miles nearly every morning and hasn’t eaten a cheeseburger in over a year and only “a couple of slices” of pizza in that span.

  • Paoli outpoints Marksman girls 4...

    TELL CITY—Rachel Woznicki won in No. 3 singles but Paoli won the other matches to beat Tell City 4-1 in girls tennis Thursday.
    Woznicki went to tie-breakers in both sets to beat Tessa Enland 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-5).
    Paoli’s Abbie Franklin beat Robyn Scarpa 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles and Luci Payne beat Kayla Bailey 6-2, 6-4 in No. 2.
    Nicole Bridgewater and Shelby Litsey beat Alexis Braun and Brooke Birchler 6-2, 7-5 in No. 1 doubles.
    Hannah Balsmeyer and Jaclyn Thomas defeated Vivian Clarke and Mary Burst 6-2, 6-1 in No. 2 doubles.