Today's Sports

  • Butler center played against...

    It’s been a while since the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tourney championship game included a starter who had played against a Perry County team—and even longer since one had played against Cannelton.

    Walter McCarty, a starting forward for Coach Rick Pitino’s 1996 University of Kentucky championship team, played against Tell City and Perry Central while at Evansville Harrison.

  • Marksmen rip Raiders

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City won 10 of the 11 running events to crush Southridge 95-37 in boys track Tuesday.

    Ryan Henrickson won the 400-meter dash in 53.54 and the 200 in 23.28.

    He teamed with Daniel Gonzalez, Jordan Alvey, and Colton Thomas to win the 1600 relay in 3:47.59.

    Henrickson also earned the Marksmen’s only blue ribbon in a field event, going 20 feet, 5 inches in the long jump.

    Tyler Dauby won both hurdles races, taking the 110 high hurdles in 16.06 seconds and the 300 intermediates in 43.60.

  • PC second in triangular

    LEOPOLD—Dane Ransom won both throwing events to lead Perry Central to second place in a three-team boys track meet Tuesday.

    North Harrison won with 67 points. Perry Central scored 63 and Paoli 36.

    Ransom threw the shot 44 feet, 03⁄4 inch and the discus 126 feet, 7 inches for his blue ribbons.

    The only other individual event the Commodores won was the pole vault.

    Ian Bashor won it by clearing 11 feet, 6 inches and teammate Neal Schwartz was second at 11-0.

  • Huber, Schwartz propel PC to tie...

    LEOPOLD—Jessica Huber and Lavina Schwartz each won two individual events and a relay as Perry Central tied North Harrison for first place in a girls triangular track meet Tuesday.

    The Commodores and Cougars each scored 72 points. Paoli was third with 21.

    Huber won the 100-meter intermediate hurdles in 17.25 seconds and the 300 low hurdles in 52.90.

    She teamed with Megan Hedinger, Kaitlyn Poehlein and Deidra Dickerson to win the 1600 relay in 4:48.72.

    Schwartz won the 1600 run in 6:03.38 and the 3200 in 13:12.91.

  • Cannelton loses 3 games

    CANNELTON—Crawford County amassed seven extra-base hits in a 17-5 baseball victory over Cannelton Monday.

    The Wolfpack outhit Cannelton only 11-10 overall, but Cannelton had only two extra-base hits, doubles by Ethan Patton and Ethan Herzog.

    The Wolfpack also took advantage of seven Cannelton errors, seven walks, and two hit batsmen.

    Jordan Mattingly pitched the first two innings for Cannelton to take the loss. He walked three and struck out two.

    Cody Lawalin went 3 for 3 to lead Cannelton hitters. Herzog added two hits.

  • Corydon routs Commodores

    LEOPOLD—Corydon amassed 13 hits, including seven for extra bases, to beat Perry Central 13-2 in baseball Tuesday.

    Perry Central had only three hits—a double and single by DeeJay Shaw and a double by Seth Raetz.

    The Commodores scored both their runs in the third inning on Shaw’s single to right field after Brad Barnes walked and Raetz doubled to left-center.

    In the first inning Shaw’s double put runners on second and third with two outs. But a ground out ended the inning.

  • TC golf team lacks depth

    TELL CITY—Every player’s score will count in every match for Tell City’s golf team this season.

    Most regular-season matches allow teams to play six golfers and count the best four scores. And most tourneys are play five, count four. But Tell City has only four boys on its roster.

    “I had to have the guys on the team recruit another student to give us four,” said new coach Keith Feldpausch.

    There are three juniors and one freshman on the team.

  • Tell City boys outrun Perry...

    TELL CITY—Ryan Henrickson won two individual events and a relay to lead Tell City past Perry Central 70-58 in a boys track season opener Thursday.

    Henrickson won the 400-meter dash in 52.25 seconds and the 200 in 23.59.

    He teamed with Jordan Alvey, Daniel Gonzalez and Colton Thomas to win the 1600 relay in 3:36.

    David McDaniel won the 300 intermediate hurdles in 43.25 and earned Tell City’s only field-event victory with a 5-foot-10 high jump.

    Alvey won the 800 in 2:07.62, beating Perry Central star Michael Ernst by  1.88 seconds.

  • Perry Central girls outrun Tell...

    TELL CITY—Perry Central won only two more events than Tell City but used superior depth to whip the Marksmen 81-47 in a girls track season opener Thursday.

    Lindsey Gengelbach won three individual events for Perry Central.

    She took the 200-meter dash in 28.78 seconds, the high jump at 4 feet, 10 inches, and the long jump at 14 feet, 101⁄2 inches, beating Tell City’s Lindsay Kast by a half inch.

    Jessica Huber won both hurdles races for the Commodores, running the 100 intermediates in 17.2 and the 300 lows in 52.44.

  • Marksmen aiming for sectional...

    TELL CITY—With six starters—including a dominating pitcher—returning from last year’s regional lineup, Tell City’s girls softball team hopes to repeat as sectional champion.

    The Marksmen finished 17-9 last year, their best record ever and their first over .500 since their first season of play in 1996.

    Josalyn Ress won 16 of those games and should be stronger as a junior this year. She compiled a 0.67 earned run average and struck out 186 in 168 innings.