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Today's Sports

  • Perry Central boys 4th in Dubois...

    DUBOIS—Alex Newton placed second in two distance races to lead Perry Central to fourth place in Northeast Dubois’ seven-team boys track invitational Tuesday.
    Northeast Dubois and Forest Park tied for first with 130 points. Paoli scored 75 to nip Perry Central for third place by half a point.
    Newton ran the 1600 meters in 4:37 and the 3200 in 10:14, both personal records. He placed second to Northeast Dubois star Josh Genet in both.

  • Malone to swim for Youngstown...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City senior Chelsea Malone has signed to continue her swimming career at Youngstown State University, an NCAA Division I school in eastern Ohio.

  • Perry Central second in...

    SANTA CLAUS—Perry Central shot its worst score in its last three matches but still finished second in a three-team boys golf match Thursday.
    Wood Memorial won with 176 strokes. Perry Central shot 182 and Forest Park 223.
    Perry Central’s Brad Douglas tied Wood Memorial’s Alex Manion for medalist honors, as each shot a 5-over-par 41 on the Christmas Lake course.
    Other Perry Central scorers were Andrew Huber with a 42, Trevor Carter 48, and Dylan Hirsch 51.
    Nathan Bashor, 59, and James Rogier, 62, also played for the Commodores.

  • PC 2nd, TC 3rd in tri-meet

    TELL CITY—Forest Park won eight of the 16 events to beat Perry Central and Tell City in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.
    Forest Park scored 73 points. Perry Central 49, and Tell City 44.
    Perry Central and Tell City each won four events.
    Lindsey Gengelbach and Cathryn Peter each won two events for Perry Central.
    Gengelbach cleared 8 feet, 6 inches to win the pole vault by 1 foot.
    She cleared 5 feet in the high jump, the same height as her sister, Ashley, and Tell City’s Logan Flannagan. But Lindsey won on fewer misses.

  • Raiders beat Commodores

    LEOPOLD—A close game turned into a 17-4 Southridge rout after Perry Central lost its shortstop in girls softball Thursday.
    Perry Central trailed only 5-3 entering the fourth inning. Then Commodore shortstop Morgan Richard-son broke her jaw in a collision with a Southridge runner.
    The Raiders went on to score three runs that inning, two the next, and seven in the sixth to win the game by the 10-run rule.
    They finished with 12 hits, including seven for extra bases.

  • Orleans holds off PC 6-3

    ORLEANS—Two unearned runs in the sixth inning helped Orleans hold off Perry Central 6-3 in baseball Wednesday.
    Orleans led only 4-3 before a dropped third strike with two outs in the sixth inning led to two insurance runs for the Bulldogs.
    Each team had eight hits, but Perry Central could not generate any offense the first three innings.
    “We came out really flat,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “They’ve got that short field and it seems like we pop stuff up (trying to hit home runs).”

  • Hiring strong coach paramount...

    Tell City is getting quite a few applicants for its vacant head boys basketball coaching position.
    The school also has teaching vacancies now in mathematics and English. Current teachers have until May 1 to notify the administration if they plan to retire, so openings in other areas could also appear.
    “We’re going to interview like we have everything open,” Principal Brad Ramsey said Friday.

  • Hornets sting TC late

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s defense was inconsistent and its offense was lacking in girls softball losses Wednes-day and Thursday.

  • South Spencer edges Marksmen 3-2

    TELL CITY—Tell City won one singles and one doubles match but lost to South Spencer 3-2 in PAC girls tennis Tuesday.
    Rachel Woznicki beat Bethany Damin 6-3, 6-2 in No. 3 singles.
    Brooke Birchler and Vivian Clarke earned the Marksmen’s other win, outlasting Crystal Bidwell and Lauren Martin 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles.
    South Spencer’s Shayla Ball and Cheyenne Ramsey edged Mary Burst and Lacey Briggs 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 in No. 2 doubles.

  • Theising powers Rangers past PC

    FERDINAND—Jordan Theising hit a three-run homer in the fourth inning to lift Forest Park past Perry Central 6-3 in girls softball Monday.
    Perry Central took a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning.
    But the Commodores had little success against Forest Park pitcher Allison Hoffman after that, though “we made contact all night (only two strikeouts),” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “We hit the ball well.”
    Kristi Brumfield went 2 for 3 to lead Perry Central’s five-hit attack.