Today's Sports

  • Paoli defeats Marksmen 4-1

    TELL CITY—Tell City won the No. 1 doubles match in three sets but Paoli won the other matches in straight sets to beat the Marksmen 4-1 in girls tennis Thursday.

    Brooke Birchler and Alexis Braun beat Throlton and Litsey 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 in No. 1 doubles.

    No. 1 singles was also a close match. Paoli’s Kyanna Moon beat Bethany Peter 6-4, 7-6, winning the tie-breaker in the second set 7-5.

    In other singles matches Jennifer Lundergan beat Kayla Bailey 6-1, 6-0 in No. 2 and Tessa England beat Helen Schmidt 6-0, 6-1 in No. 3.

  • North Harrison goes eight...

    LEOPOLD—North Harrison scored four runs in the top of the eighth inning to beat Perry Central 9-5 in baseball Wednesday.

    Seth Raetz led off the bottom of the seventh inning for Perry Central with a home run over the left-field fence to tie the game 5-5.

    Trent Brown hit an infield single one out later and was sacrificed to second by Lucas Bryant. But a pop-up to the shortstop ended the inning, sending the game into extra innings.

  • PC boys win triangular

    OAKLAND CITY—Michael Ernst won two individual races and a relay to lead Perry Central to victory in a boys triangular track meet Thursday.

    The Commodores scored 80 points, Heritage Hills 70, and Wood Memorial 6.

    Ernst, normally an 800-meter runner, did run that distance as he anchored the Commodores’ winning 3200 relay team.

    He teamed with Reuben Schwartz, Noah Gatwood and D.J. Newton to run it in 8:36.5.

    Ernst also won two shorter sprints, taking the 400 in 52.57 seconds and the 200 in 23.63.

  • PC takes second in tri-meet

    OAKLAND CITY—Jessica Huber won both hurdles races to lead Perry Central to second place in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.

    Heritage Hills won with 80.5 points. Perry Central scored 59.5 and Wood Memorial 16.

    Huber ran the 100-meter intermediate hurdles in 17.03 seconds and the 300 low hurdles in 52.72 for her blue ribbons.

    Lavina Schwartz, Amy Schwartz, Crystal Peter and Susan Schwartz won the 3200 relay in 11:03.18.

  • Southridge outruns Tell City

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City dominated the distance races but lost to Southridge 81-49 in girls track Tuesday.

    Sarah Goffinet won the 1600-meter run in 5:56 and the 800 in 2:41.

    She teamed with Andyn Rowe, Hanna Goffinet and Courtney Young to win the 3200 relay in 11:42.

    Rowe won the 3200 in 13:12 and Hanna Goffinet was second in 13:48.

    Young won the 400 dash in 1:08.16.

    Katlyn Braunecker cleared 7 feet, 6 inches, a personal record, in the pole vault, for the Marksmen’s only field-event victory.

  • PC outshoots 2 of 3 opponents

    ENGLISH—Charlie Weatherholt shot a 5-over-par 41 for medalist honors as Perry Central beat Northeast Dubois 179-213 in boys golf Tuesday.

    Jonathan Flamion was the Commodores’ second scorer with a 45, including a birdie on the par-4 No. 3 hole.

    Brad Douglas shot a 46 and Blake Kleaving 47 to complete the Commodores’ scoring.

    Logan Shearn was their fifth man with a 48 and Nathan Bashor shot a 52.

    Shearn led the Commodores Thursday with a 10-over-par 45 as they finished second in a triangular meet at Huntingburg Country Club.

  • Marksmen fall to North Posey

    TELL CITY—North Posey scored in every inning but one to beat Tell City 12-2 in PAC girls softball Friday.

    The Vikings’ biggest inning was a five-run third in which they had six hits, including a three-run homer by senior catcher Tabi Thurman.

    The Vikings outhit Tell City 12-8 overall. The Marksmen also did not help themselves by committing nine errors.

    Hana Reed and Courtney Cain each hit a double and a single to lead Tell City’s offense.

  • Panthers pound Commodores

    CORYDON—Corydon had 19 hits in a 15-run second inning en route to beating Perry Central 25-0 in girls softball Wednesday.

    Perry Central also committed three errors in that 40-minute inning.

    Perry Central starting pitcher Kristi Brumfield gave up three runs, including a home run, in the first inning.

    Then she left the game with a pulled muscle in her arm and was relieved by Cassie Wilgus.

    Corydon, 4-0 and ranked 11th in the state in Class 3A, had 24 hits for the game.

  • 10-run inning lifts Tell City...

    TELL CITY—Tell City scored 10 runs in the fifth inning to overtake Heritage Hills for a 13-12 PAC baseball victory Tuesday.

    Heritage Hills led 9-3 going into the bottom of the sixth.

    The Patriots’ first five batters of the game hit safely as they built a 5-0 first-inning lead.

    That inning included doubles by Ty Simpson and Drew Rosbottom and a three-run homer by Tirey Burch.

    It appeared that inning alone would be enough for the Patriots to win the game, as Tell City had only four hits in the first four innings.

  • TC splits softball games

    TELL CITY—Tell City had 10 hits and Josalyn Ress struck out 10 as the Marksmen beat Southridge 7-5 in PAC girls softball Tuesday.

    The Marksmen put the game away with a three-run fifth inning on four hits and two errors.

    Ress hit a home run over the left-field fence leading off that inning.

    She went 2 for 3 for the game. Miranda Zuelly had two doubles, Courtney Cain also had two hits, and Kyli Smithson hit a double.

    Tell City batters recorded no strikeouts.

    Ress pitched a complete game for the win. She scattered eight hits and walked one.