Today's Sports

  • TC crushes Pike Central to...

    PETERSBURG—Trent Benningfield pitched a two-hitter and Cordell Snyder drove in four runs as Tell City trounced Pike Central 11-0 Friday to claim a share of the PAC baseball title.
    Tell City and Forest Park each finished 7-1 to top the nine-team conference.
     Benningfield walked only one and struck out nine in the five-inning game. He “threw a great game,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl.
    Snyder hit a single, double and triple to lead Tell City’s 12-hit attack.

  • TC nips No. 1 Rangers

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    TELL CITY—Tell City scored three runs in the fifth inning and held on to beat Forest Park 3-2 Wednesday, setting the Marksmen up for their first conference baseball title in 29 years.
    Forest Park entered the game unbeaten in the PAC, 19-2 overall, and ranked No. 1 in the state in Class 2A.

  • Tell City’s depth produces...

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    LEOPOLD—Tell City won only two of 16 events but used its depth to win the 11-team Perry Central boys track sectional Thursday.

  • Cannelton falls thrice

    CANNELTON—Cannelton hit two home runs and had its fourth highest run total of the season but lost to Wood Memorial 18-7 in baseball Monday.
    Hunter Herzog went 2 for 3 with a solo homer and Larry Holman added a two-run homer.
    Wood Memorial had 13 hits, though, including four doubles and two triples.
    Holman pitched the first four innings for Cannelton to take the loss. He gave up 11 hits and one walk and struck out four.
    Cannelton had twice as many errors as hits (six to three) in a 13-2 loss to Crothersville, Ill., Saturday.

  • Perry Central wins match on...

    TELL CITY—Perry Central’s sixth man proved pivotal as the Commodores won a boys golf match with Tell City and Crawford County Tuesday.
    Perry Central and Crawford County each shot 191 and Tell City shot 201.
    Perry Central and Crawford County’s fifth men also tied, so the tie was broken by their sixth men, where Nathan Bashor’s 56 gave the Commodores the edge.
    Andrew Huber led the Commodores with 45. Other Perry Central players were Brad Douglas 47, Trevor Carter 48, James Rogier 51, and Dylan Hirsch 56.

  • Tell City 7th in PAC golf tourney

    SANTA CLAUS—Logan Bolin shot a 13-over-par 85 to lead Tell City to seventh place in the nine-team PAC boys golf tourney Saturday.
    Heritage Hills shot 309 to repeat as team champion. Tell City shot 377.
    Matthew Watts was Tell City’s second leading scorer with an 89. Grant Bolin shot 101, and Seth Ward and Nathan Wood tied for the team’s fourth scorer at 102.
    Logan Bolin shot a career best 39 on the back nine. Wood also shot a career best 42 on the back nine.

  • Marksman girls win 1 of 3 games

    RAMSEY—Josalyn Ress threw a one-hitter as Tell City beat North Harrison 2-0 in girls softball Saturday.
    Ress struck out 11 and walked two, and her teammates backed her with errorless defense.
    Tell City had just three hits—all singles—but scored a run without a hit in the second inning.
    Stori Beard reached base on an error by the left fielder and Miranda Zuelly reached on an error by the pitcher.
    Beard came around to score on a passed ball and a wild pitch.

  • Bulldogs second in tourney

    NEW HARMONY—Cannelton amassed 13 hits, including three inside-the-park home runs to crush Christian Academy 15-0 in the first round of a four-team girls softball tourney Saturday.
    Allicyn Garrett, Taylor Lawalin and Tori Wade hit the home runs for the Bulldogs, all in a five-run second inning.
    Garrett went 2 for 3 and drove in four runs. Lawalin went 2 for 4 and drove in three runs, and Payton Reed and Sammie James each also had two hits.
    Mikah Hemmings and James each drove in two runs.

  • PC splits two PLAC games

    LEOPOLD—Morgan Gibson went 4 for 4 and drove in three runs as Perry Central trounced West Washington 14-4 in PLAC girls softball Saturday.
    Gibson hit two doubles and stole two bases.
    Brittany Overstreet and Kristi Brumfield each added a two-run double and Heather Hendricks also drove in two runs.
    Tessa Lynch and Kayla Carter also hit doubles.
    Perry Central batters struck out only two times and drew seven walks.
    “Our hitting has come a long way,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.

  • Baseball sectional pairings made

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City drew a coveted first-round bye in baseball sectional pairings drawn by the IHSAA Tuesday.
    The Marksmen will host their Class 2A sectional and will play Mater Dei in the second semifinal game 12:30 p.m. Monday, May 30.
    Perry Central will play South Spencer in the first round of the six-team sectional 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26, after North Posey faces Forest Park in the first game at 5 p.m.
    The winners of those two first-round games will meet in the first semifinal game 10 a.m. Monday, May 30.