Today's Sports

  • Trojans edge PC on tie-breaker

    SANTA CLAUS—Wood Memorial beat Perry Central on a fifth-man tie-breaker for first place in a boys triangular golf match Thursday.

    Perry Central and Wood Memorial each shot 178 and Forest Park was third with 193.

    Reuben A. Schwartz was Perry Central’s fifth man with a 53 while Wood Memorial’s fifth man shot 46.

    Perry Central senior Zach Graves shot a 3-over-par 39 for medalist honors.

    He birdied two holes but shot a triple bogey on the par-5 No. 7 hole after hitting a shot out of bounds.

  • Fenn wins 3200, Piper wins shot...

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City’s Alex Fenn and Perry Central’s Robbie Piper each won one event in the Evansville Invitational boys track meet Friday.

    No team scores were kept in the meet. Most teams took just several of their top athletes to the meet to see how they fare against other top stars from southwestern Indiana.

    Fenn set a personal record as he won the 3200-meter run in 10:03.

    Piper won the shot put with a 51-foot-11 throw.

  • James siblings win discus titles

    MARENGO—Cannelton’s T.J. and Sammie James won discus titles and each placed second in the shot put in a triangular track meet with Crawford County and Orleans Thursday.

    T.J. James won the boys discus title with a 134-foot-1 throw.

    He threw the shot 38 feet, 7 inches, just one inch short of  a Crawford County  boy’s winning throw.

    Sammie James, T.J.’s freshman sister, won the girls discus title with a 93-foot-6 throw.

  • PC rips Springs Valley

    LEOPOLD—Kristi Brumfield pitched a three-hitter as Perry Central crushed Springs Valley 11-1 in PLAC girls softball Wednesday.

    Brumfield struck out nine and walked only one in the five-inning game.

    “We played a really good ball game,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson. “We hit the ball well, ran the bases well, and we had good pitching.”

    Emily Tempel and Cassy Schaad each had two of Perry Central’s eight hits.

  • TC 2nd, PC 3rd in tri-meet

    LEOPOLD—Elizabeth Kohnert won both jumps to lead Tell City to second place in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.

    Forest Park won with 86 points. Tell City scored 44 and Perry Central 36.

    Kohnert won the long jump at 15 feet, 91⁄2 inches and the high jump by clearing 4 feet, 10 inches.

    She placed third in the 400-meter dash in 1:06.94.

    Kayla Galloway won the discus with a personal-record 102-foot-101⁄2 throw, giving the Marksmen first place in three of the four field events they compete in.

  • Jeeps shut out Cannelton

    DUBOIS—Northeast Dubois scored five unearned runs in the first inning and went on to beat Cannelton 10-0 in baseball Thursday.

    “It was probably one of the worst games we’ve played all year,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We made too many mental mistakes on defense.”

    Cannelton committed three errors. The Jeeps committed none and outhit Cannelton 9-3.

    Cannelton loaded the bases with one out in the fourth inning on a single by Tyler Aud and walks to Cody Lawalin and Dillon Powers.

  • Marksman boys win own...

    TELL CITY—Tell City has now beaten both of the teams that Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden considered the favorites in the Jasper boys track sectional this year.

    Hollinden and Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett said in preseason they considered Forest Park the sectional favorite. But both their teams finished ahead of Forest Park Saturday.

    Tell City won the 10-team meet with 102 points despite a dropped-baton disqualification in the 400-meter relay that Hollinden said probably cost his team eight points.

  • PC, TC girls tie for 4th

    TELL CITY—Jessica Huber won the 100-meter hurdles and Elizabeth Kohnert placed second in two events as Perry Central and Tell City tied for fourth in Tell City’s 10-team girls track invitational Saturday.

    Forest Park won with 128 points, one more than Owensboro. Daviess County, Ky., placed third with 73 and Perry Central and Tell City each scored 71.

    Cannelton finished eighth with 11 points.

    Huber won the 100 intermediate hurdles in 16.66 seconds to lead Perry Central.

  • PC 2-0 in Saturday classic

    DUBOIS—Clutch hitting and complete-game pitching performances helped Perry Central win both its baseball games in the Coaches Against Cancer Classic Saturday.

    The Commodores beat Barr-Reeve 7-1 in the first game as Tony Backer pitched a five-hitter. He walked four, struck out seven, and gave up no earned runs.

    Ian Hahus went 3 for 4 to lead Perry Central’s 12-hit attack.

    Austin Hauser, Backer and Patrick Van Winkle each added two hits for the Commodores.

    Hahus and Clint Cassidy each drove in two runs.

  • Titans hold off Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Gibson Southern held off a seventh-inning Tell City comeback to beat the Marksmen 9-7 in PAC baseball Saturday.

    “We had a chance to win in the bottom of the seventh,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “We had people on base all over the place but we made a couple of baserunning mistakes.”

    The Marksmen did score one run that inning. And they came back to tie the score or pull within one run two other times after the Titans had built a three-run lead.