Today's Sports

  • Corydon shuts out Commodores

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central had only two hits in a 5-0 girls softball loss to Corydon Wednesday.
    Corydon’s pitcher “wasn’t that fast, but she moved the ball around well,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.
    Still he was pleased with his team’s “big improvement because last year we played them and got beat 25-0.”
    Morgan Gibson and Haley Lewis singled for Perry Central’s only hits.
    Gibson stole second base and reached third base (on a teammate’s grounder) with only one out in the first inning.

  • Commodore girls 2nd in tri-meet

    LEOPOLD—Lindsey Gengelbach won three events to lead Perry Central to second place in a three-team girls track meet Thursday.
    Heritage Hills won with 81 points. Perry Central scored 71 and Wood Memorial 17.
    Gengelbach won the 100-meter dash in 13.69 seconds, the 200 in 28.38, and the pole vault by clearing 8 feet.
    Cathryn Peter won the 1600 in 5:42 and the 3200 in 12:41.8.
    Ashley Gengelbach cleared 5 feet, 2 inches to win the high jump and Katie Schwartz won the shot put with a 29-foot-3 throw.

  • Commodore boys second to...

    LEOPOLD—Heritage Hills won 11 of 16 events to beat Perry Central and Wood Memorial in a boys triangular track meet Thursday.
    Heritage Hills scored 85 points, Perry Central 76.5, and Wood Memorial 5.5.
    “We didn’t do quite as well as I thought we would,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett. “We had a poor night in the field events.”
    He also said that having Ivan Bland (injured) and Andrew Huber (playing golf for Perry Central) absent “hurt us in the hurdles.”

  • Cougars claw Commodores

    RAMSEY—Perry Central outhit North Harrison 7-4 but the Cougars put their hits together better to win 4-1 in baseball Wednesday.
    A two-run homer by Lincoln Jones in the bottom of the fifth inning was the biggest blow for the Cougars.
    “We only struck out twice, so at least we’re making contact,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “We left too many people on base (eight), though—we just couldn’t come up with the big hit.”
    Lucas Bryant went 3 for 4 to lead Perry Central hitters.

  • Marksmen 6-0 after slugging...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Cordell Snyder hit a tie-breaking three-run homer as Tell City beat Tecumseh 13-2 in PAC baseball Wednesday.

  • PC 4th, TC 8th in tourney

    FRENCH LICK—Brad Douglas shot a 7-over-par 43 to lead Perry Central to fourth-place in the 10-team boys golf Early Bird tourney Saturday.
    Tell City’s Logan Bolin also shot a 43 on the Bendelow course as the Marksmen finished eighth in the tourney.
    Crawford County won with 176 strokes. Perry Central shot 190 and Tell City 217.
    Dylan Hirsch was Perry Central’s second leading scorer with a 47. Andrew Huber shot 48, and Trevor Carter and Nathan Bashor tied for the Commodores’ fourth scorer at 52.

  • Southridge beats TC in 8 innings

    HUNTINGBURG—Mariah Ferguson hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning to give Southridge a 6-4 PAC girls softball win over Tell City Tuesday.
    A two-out error in left field extended the inning for Ferguson.
    Josalyn Ress pitched a complete game for Tell City, giving up only one earned run. She gave up five hits and three walks and struck out nine.
    Tell City took a 3-0 lead in the third inning on one hit, a two-run double by McKenzie Hayes.

  • Cannelton girls team counting on...

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Stronger defense could help Cannelton’s girls softball team improve on last year’s 1-11 record.
    “I think we’re better defensively than we were last year,” said Coach Brian Garrett.
    Three starting infielders return, though each will play a different position than last year.
    Allicyn Garrett moves from first base to shortstop, “her natural position,” said Brian Garrett. “She reads the ball extremely well.”

  • Southridge holds off Tell City

    TELL CITY—Each team won eight events, but Southridge used its depth in the shot put and middle distance races to beat Tell City 67.5-63.5 in girls track Tuesday.
    Tell City freshman Logan Flannagan broke Kate Schipp’s school record in the 100-meter intermediate hurdles by 64-hundredths of a second, winning them in 17.15 seconds (manually timed).
    Flannagan also won the 300 low hurdles in 49.18 and the high jump at 4 feet, 10 inches.
    She teamed with Tori Payne, Katlyn Braunecker and Sarah Goffinet to win the 1600 relay in 4:40.

  • PC girls outrun Cougars

    RAMSEY—Perry Central swept all the places in the 400-, 800-, 1600- and 3200-meter runs to beat North Harrison 74-56 in girls track Tuesday.
    Each team won eight events but Perry Central’s depth in those races made the difference.
    Cathryn Peter won the 1600 in 6:17 and the 3200 in 13:14. Lavina Schwartz placed second in both.
    Susan Schwartz won the 800 in 2:51 and Deidra Dickerson took the 400 in 1:08.
    Lindsey Gengelbach set a school record in the pole vault as she cleared 8 feet to win it.