Today's Sports

  • Blackhawks rally past PC 6-5

    LEOPOLD—Springs Valley rallied for two runs in the sixth inning to beat Perry Central 6-5 in PLAC baseball Thursday.
    Three hits and a walk fueled the rally that gave the Blackhawks the lead for good.
    Andrew Harpenau pitched 52⁄3 innings for Perry Central to take the loss. He gave up nine hits and two walks and struck out seven.
    Springs Valley left-hander Luke Johnson struck out 11 and walked six.

  • Marksmen record two shutouts,...

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s normally strong baseball offense went cold Friday but the Marksmen still found a way to beat Washington 5-0.
    Shane Weedman pitched a two-hit shutout to raise his record to 6-0. He struck out 10 and walked none.
    Two Washington pitchers combined to pitch a no-hitter against Tell City, but they were victimized by walks and six Hatchet errors.
    The walks and errors helped Tell City score four runs in the third inning.

  • TC girls overpower Boonville

    TELL CITY—Katlyn Braunecker and Logan Flannagan each won three individual events as Tell City trounced Boonville 90-38 in girls track Thursday.
    Braunecker won the 100-meter dash in 13.78 seconds, the 200 in 29.12, and the pole vault at 7 feet, 6 inches.
    Flannagan won the 100 hurdles in 16.42, the 300 hurdles in 47.72, and the high jump at 5 feet, 1 inch.
    The Marksmen also won all the distance races.
    Andyn Rowe took the 1600 in 5:46, Tori Payne won the 800 in 2:45, and Hanna Goffinet won the 3200 in 13:18.

  • Marksmen rout Pioneers

    TELL CITY—Zach Wilson won two individual races and two relays as Tell City crushed Boonville 100-32 in boys track Thursday.
    Wilson won the 1600-meter run in 4:39.56 and the 800 in 2:08.12.
    He teamed with Logan Smithson, Devin McDaniel and Johnny Ho to win the 3200 relay in 11:06.
    Wilson, Tyler Dauby, Colton Thomas and Ryan Henrickson won the 1600 relay in 3:44.64.
    Henrickson also won the 400 dash in 50.69 seconds and the 200 in 22.91.
    David McDaniel won the high jump at 6 feet, 2 inches and the 300 intermediate hurdles in 42.31.

  • PC ties for 1st at Dubois

    DUBOIS—Perry Central set school and meet records in the 3200-meter relay en route to tying for first place in the five-team Dubois Relays girls track meet Friday.
    Perry Central and Forest Park each scored 126 points. Northeast Dubois was third with 124.
    “That’s the first time we’ve gotten a trophy (in this meet),” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet.
    Lavina Schwartz, Susan Schwartz, Melissa Hagedorn and Cathryn Peter won the 3200 relay in 10:31.
    Peter also won the 1600 run, the only individual event.

  • TC overtakes PC late

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    LEOPOLD—Tell City scored 11 runs in the seventh inning to overtake Perry Central for a 16-9 girls softball victory Thursday.

  • TC defeats PC 4-1

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    LEOPOLD—Trent Gunn’s home run provided the only earned run of the game as Tell City beat Perry Central 4-1 in baseball Wednesday.

  • Rain again forces postponements

    PERRY COUNTY—Rain, a familiar story in spring sports this year, again forced postponement of all baseball and softball games involving Perry County teams Monday and Tuesday.
    Tell City’s PAC girls softball game with Tecumseh, postponed Monday, was rescheduled for this Friday at 5 p.m.
    Another Tell City conference softball game with Forest Park, scheduled Tuesday, has been rescheduled for May 16.
    Perry Central’s PLAC girls softball game with Springs Valley was postponed Monday for at least the second time.

  • Forest Park shuts out Marksmen

    FERDINAND—Every doubles set was close but Forest Park defeated Tell City 5-0 in PAC girls tennis Tuesday.
    Chelsea Voegerl and Alexa Lange edged Alexis Braun and Brooke Birchler 7-5, 6-4 in No. 1 doubles.
    The first set of No. 2 doubles had to go to a tie-breaker but Rachel Hentrup and Kelly Weyer prevailed over Vivian Clarke and Lacey Briggs 7-6 (7-2), 6-3.
    Forest Park won every game in singles.
    Lori Weyer beat Robyn Scarpa 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 and Sami Hopf defeated Kayla Bailey by the same score in No. 2.

  • Rain may stop Marksmen’s shot at...

    Besides delaying farm crops, all the rain we have had this spring may cost Tell City’s baseball team a chance to break the school record for most victories in a season.
    Tell City is 10-2 and ranked fifth in the state in Class 2A.
    The 1997 Marksmen also started 10-2 en route to finishing with a school-record 21 wins.
    That team got 26 of its 28 scheduled regular-season games in (one that was canceled was against Bosse, which was usually an easy win in those days), going 17-9.