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Today's Sports

  • Cannelton gets shut out three...

    WASHINGTON - Cannelton had only four hits in three games as it was shut out in baseball twice Saturday and once Monday.

    The Bulldogs lost 10-0 and 2-0 to Washington Catholic in a doubleheader Saturday.

    They lost another road game at Wood Memorial 10-0 Monday.

    "We're putting the ball in play - it's just right at someone," said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.

    The Bulldogs also had some defensive problems, committing six errors in the first game Saturday, two in the second game, and six Monday.

  • TC splits Saturday games

    TELL CITY - Cody Pfeifer pitched a nine-inning four-hitter as Tell City beat Mount Vernon 2-1 in baseball Saturday.

    Pfeifer struck out a season-high 11 and walked two. He threw only 120 pitches in the nine innings.

    "His fastball was hitting spots and he had a good breaking ball," said Tell City Coach Phil DeSpain. "He pitched a heck of a ballgame."

    Pfeifer also had two of the Marksmen's six hits and drove in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth.

    With one out in that inning Tommy McCallister doubled off the left-field fence.

  • PC second, TC third

    ENGLISH - A bad first hole kept Perry Central from winning a boys triangular golf match Tuesday.

    Crawford County won with 167 strokes. Perry Central shot 171 and Tell City 183.

    "We were only four strokes behind Crawford County - that's as close as we've ever been to them," said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. "And our four scorers were a combined 9 over par on the first hole, a par-5. If we just bogey it, that trims five strokes and we win the match."

    Travis Goffinet led Perry Central with a 4-over-par 40.

  • PC girls win 14th PLAC meet in a...

    MITCHELL - Perry Central won only one individual event but used its depth to win the PLAC girls track title Friday for the 14th year in a row and 23rd time in the conference's 29-year history.

    The Commodores scored 132 points, 31 more than runner-up Mitchell.

    They competed without their top distance runner, Rachael Rayford, who was sidelined with a foot injury.

    And top hurdler Jessica Huber, who usually competes in four events, had been sidelined 31?2 weeks with an injury and ran only one event.

  • Huber MVP as PC boys win PLAC

    MITCHELL - Nick Huber won three individual events and a relay as Perry Central repeated as PLAC boys track champion Friday.

    The Commodores scored 143 points, 11 more than runner-up Paoli.

    "I knew it'd be fairly close because their strong areas are our weak areas and vice versa," said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett.

    Huber scored 32.5 points to earn the Most Valuable Performer award.

  • Rain forces postponements

    Most sports events involving Perry County teams Wednesday through Friday were postponed because of rain.

    Tell City's boys golf match at Boonville Wednesday was rained out and had not been rescheduled at press time.

    Tell City's girls tennis match at Tecumseh was rained out Thursday and Friday, the second and third times it has been postponed.

    It has been rescheduled for today at 4:30 p.m.

    Tell City's PAC baseball game at Southridge Thursday and at home against Heritage Hills Friday were also postponed.

  • Softball sectional pairings made

    INDIANAPOLIS - Tell City and Perry Central's girls softball teams drew Class 2A sectional opponents they have not faced this year while Cannelton drew the Class A sectional favorite.

    Sectional pairings were drawn by the IHSAA Thursday morning.

    This area's Class 2A sectional will be played at Forest Park's new field at Cedar Crest School, on Indiana 162 at the Bretzville junction.

    That six-team sectional begins Monday, May 19, with South Spencer facing Forest Park at 5:30 p.m., Perry County time.

  • Henning to play for Hanover

    TELL CITY - Tell City senior Tyler Henning has signed a national letter of intent to play football for Hanover College.

    As an NCAA Division III school, Hanover cannot offer athletic scholarships. But Henning will receive other grants and academic scholarships, including the Donner Scholarship (named after Hanover's first president).

    He was recruited as a quarterback and punter.

    The Panthers lost their starting quarterback from this year and have only two other quarterbacks on their roster for next fall, a sophomore and a senior who did not play in any games this year.

  • PC 4th in quadrangular match

    SANTA CLAUS - After shooting its best round ever Tuesday, Perry Central's boys golf team shot 22 strokes worse Thursday as it finished fourth in a four-team meet.

    Jasper won with 153 strokes on the Christmas Lake course. Southridge shot 175, Forest Park 180, and Perry Central 190.

    "We just didn't play very well," said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson

    He noted that Christmas Lake is the longest course the Commodores play all year and it was wet. "It was just a little different for us.

  • Kessinger wins twice in PAC...

    FORT BRANCH - Tell City senior Kyle Kessinger won two sprints to lead Tell City to third place in the PAC boys track meet Thursday.

    Forest Park won the meet with 142 points, four more than runner-up Heritage Hills. Tell City scored 88.

    Kessinger ran the 100-meter dash in 11.12 seconds and the 400 in 51.22 for his two blue ribbons.

    His 100 time is the fifth best on Tell City's all-time honor roll in that event and is just 10-hundredths of a second behind Davin Harpe's school record.

    Kessinger's wins were the Marksmen's only first places.