Today's Sports

  • PC 2nd, TC 3rd in tri-meet

    TELL CITY—Forest Park won eight of the 16 events to beat Perry Central and Tell City in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.
    Forest Park scored 73 points. Perry Central 49, and Tell City 44.
    Perry Central and Tell City each won four events.
    Lindsey Gengelbach and Cathryn Peter each won two events for Perry Central.
    Gengelbach cleared 8 feet, 6 inches to win the pole vault by 1 foot.
    She cleared 5 feet in the high jump, the same height as her sister, Ashley, and Tell City’s Logan Flannagan. But Lindsey won on fewer misses.

  • Raiders beat Commodores

    LEOPOLD—A close game turned into a 17-4 Southridge rout after Perry Central lost its shortstop in girls softball Thursday.
    Perry Central trailed only 5-3 entering the fourth inning. Then Commodore shortstop Morgan Richard-son broke her jaw in a collision with a Southridge runner.
    The Raiders went on to score three runs that inning, two the next, and seven in the sixth to win the game by the 10-run rule.
    They finished with 12 hits, including seven for extra bases.

  • Orleans holds off PC 6-3

    ORLEANS—Two unearned runs in the sixth inning helped Orleans hold off Perry Central 6-3 in baseball Wednesday.
    Orleans led only 4-3 before a dropped third strike with two outs in the sixth inning led to two insurance runs for the Bulldogs.
    Each team had eight hits, but Perry Central could not generate any offense the first three innings.
    “We came out really flat,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “They’ve got that short field and it seems like we pop stuff up (trying to hit home runs).”

  • Hiring strong coach paramount...

    Tell City is getting quite a few applicants for its vacant head boys basketball coaching position.
    The school also has teaching vacancies now in mathematics and English. Current teachers have until May 1 to notify the administration if they plan to retire, so openings in other areas could also appear.
    “We’re going to interview like we have everything open,” Principal Brad Ramsey said Friday.

  • Hornets sting TC late

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s defense was inconsistent and its offense was lacking in girls softball losses Wednes-day and Thursday.

  • South Spencer edges Marksmen 3-2

    TELL CITY—Tell City won one singles and one doubles match but lost to South Spencer 3-2 in PAC girls tennis Tuesday.
    Rachel Woznicki beat Bethany Damin 6-3, 6-2 in No. 3 singles.
    Brooke Birchler and Vivian Clarke earned the Marksmen’s other win, outlasting Crystal Bidwell and Lauren Martin 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles.
    South Spencer’s Shayla Ball and Cheyenne Ramsey edged Mary Burst and Lacey Briggs 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 in No. 2 doubles.

  • Theising powers Rangers past PC

    FERDINAND—Jordan Theising hit a three-run homer in the fourth inning to lift Forest Park past Perry Central 6-3 in girls softball Monday.
    Perry Central took a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning.
    But the Commodores had little success against Forest Park pitcher Allison Hoffman after that, though “we made contact all night (only two strikeouts),” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “We hit the ball well.”
    Kristi Brumfield went 2 for 3 to lead Perry Central’s five-hit attack.

  • Commodores 3rd in four-team meet

    NEW SALISBURY—A strong fifth-man score helped Perry Central edge North Harrison for third place in a four-team boys golf match Monday.
    Crawford County won with 165 strokes. West Washington shot 169, and Perry Central and North Harrison each shot 179.
    The tie-breaker was the fifth man, which Perry Central’s Nathan Bashor won with a 49.
    Brad Douglas led the Commodores by shooting an 8-over par 43.
    Their other scorers were Andrew Huber and Trevor Carter each at 45 and Dylan Hirsch 46.

  • Marksmen outshoot Braves

    BOONVILLE—Logan Bolin shot a 40 for medalist honors as Tell City beat Tecumseh 177-216 in boys golf Tuesday.
    Seth Ward shot 44, Matthew Watts 45, and Grant Bolin 48 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring. Nathan Wood was their fifth man with a 50.
    Watts birdied the par-4 No. 7 hole.
    “The boys played really well,” said Tell City Coach Keith Feldpausch. “This is the first time in two years we’ve had all four scores in the 40s.”

  • PC girls 2nd in 4-team meet

    LEOPOLD—Cathryn Peter won two distance races as shorthanded Perry Central placed second in a four-team girls track meet Tuesday.
    Northeast Dubois won with 136 points. Perry Central scored 59.5, Springs Valley 42.5, and Cannelton 4.
    Eight Perry Central athletes, including star sprinter Lindsey Gengelbach, were gone to the regional academic bowl.
    The Commodores did not even enter the 3200-meter relay, as some of the members of that squad were absent.