Today's Sports

  • Mount Vernon sweeps Tell City

    TELL CITY—Tell City didn’t score until the sixth inning in an 8-4 loss to Mount Vernon in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Saturday.
    By that time Mount Vernon had built an 8-0 lead thanks to a seven-run fourth inning.
    “The fourth inning was where the game got away,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “We had trouble throwing strikes and allowed too many baserunners to get on base too easily. Mount Vernon is too good of a team to allow that.”
    Mount Vernon outhit Tell City only 9-7 for the game but drew six walks.

  • Baseball sectional pairings...

    INDIANAPOLIS—The first Perry County baseball team to play a sectional game this year will be Tell City, which will open the Southridge Class 2A sectional against Forest Park Wednes-day, May 23, at 6 p.m. Perry County time.
    Pairings were drawn by the IHSAA Tuesday.
    The winner of Tell City’s game will play defending state champion South Spencer, which drew the bye in the seven-team sectional, at 10 a.m. on Memorial Day.

  • Thomas propels PC past Senators

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Derek Thomas went 4 for 4 to power shorthanded Perry Central past West Washington 8-2 in PLAC baseball Saturday.
    Thomas scored three runs and drove in two.
    Tyler Franchville and Andrew Mosby each went 2 for 4, with Mosby doubling home two runs in Perry Central’s five-run seventh inning.
    Justin Hagan pitched the first 51⁄3 innings for the win. He struck out three and walked two.
    Thomas pitched the last 12⁄3 innings, striking out four and walking one.

  • Duke no-hits Tigers

    CROTHERSVILLE—Drake Duke threw a no-hitter as Cannelton beat Crothers-ville 13-0 in the second game of a baseball doubleheader Saturday.
    Duke struck out 10 and walked one as Cannelton won the game in five innings by the 10-run rule.
    “He had his curveball going well and his knuckleball moving well,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    His teammates gave him a big early lead with six runs in the second inning and five in the third.

  • Tell City doesn’t need hard hits...

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tell City scored two runs in the first inning without hitting the ball out of the infield en route to beating Perry Central 5-1 in baseball Monday.
    Drew Mowery struck out to start the game but reached base when the ball got past the catcher.
    Brian Arnold followed with a grounder to the first baseman, who threw to second to try to get the lead runner. The throw was bobbled by the shortstop but did not appear to be in time to get the runner anyway.

  • PC’s James, 3200 relay sectional...

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Grace James won the 800-meter run and ran on the winning 3200 relay team to lead Perry Central to third place in the 11-team girls track sectional Tuesday.
    Jasper won with 116.67 points and Southridge was second with 101. Perry Central scored 95.83, Tell City was seventh with 56.5, and Cannelton, with just one girl competing, did not score.
    James, a freshman, passed Forest Park’s Amanda Jacob heading into the final straightaway to win the 800 in 2:28.10.

  • Boonville’s big inning sinks...

    TELL CITY—Boonville scored eight runs in the fifth inning to crush Tell City 12-1 in girls softball Thursday.
    Tell City trailed only 4-1 after four innings against the team ranked seventh in the state in Class 3A.
    But the Marksmen went through three pitchers trying to get the Pioneers out in the fifth.
    Tell City starter Makenzie Alvey took the loss. She gave up six runs in four-plus innings, though only three were earned. She walked two and struck out none.
    “She did a really nice job,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.

  • Cannelton falls to South Central

    CANNELTON—Cannelton had only two hits and committed nine errors in a 19-2 baseball loss to South Central Friday.
    Singles by Brandon Cook and Bryce Garrett were the Bulldogs’ only hits. Dakota Holland had their only RBI.
    The Bulldogs’ errors led to 12 unearned runs for the Rebels.
    Jayden Morris pitched the first 3 1⁄3 innings for the Bulldogs to take the loss. He gave up six hits, six walks and 15 runs—but only three were earned.
    None of Cannelton’s four pitchers struck out a batter.

  • Marksmen overpower Tecumseh

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City won four matches in straight sets to defeat Tecumseh 4-1 in PAC girls tennis Thursday.
    Addie Peter beat Kaylee Hill 6-3, 6-0 in No. 2 singles, and Theresa Hantschel dominated Lindsey Wira 6-1, 6-0 in No. 3 singles.
    Cassie Bryant and Kelsey Gowers cruised past Rylee Ubelhor and Ruth Bruce 6-0, 6-1 in No. 1 doubles.
    Robyn Scarpa and Megan Teague beat Abby Parsley and A.J. Fisher 6-2, 6-2 in No. 2 doubles.
    Tecumseh’s only win came in No. 1 singles, where Tori Fromm beat Rachel Woznicki 6-3, 6-0.

  • Softball sectional pairings set

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central appears to have gotten the best draw of any Perry County team in next week’s girls softball sectionals.
    The Commodores drew the first-round bye in the Forest Park Class 2A sectional, which will be played at Cedar Crest School. Thus they will not play until the semifinals at 5:30 p.m. Perry County time Wednesday, May 23, when they will face the Forest Park vs. South Spencer winner.
    Tell City drew North Posey for a 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, game in that sectional.