Today's Sports

  • Cannelton loses two games

    CANNELTON—Orleans scored eight runs in the first inning with the help of four Cannelton errors and beat the Bulldogs 18-0 in baseball Wednesday.
    “Errors killed us,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “And they were on just routine ground balls.”
    Orleans also had 11 hits, including two home runs and a double by Jarrett Jones. He drove in five runs.
    Cannelton had only two hits, singles by Charlie Northener and Marvin Walls.

  • PC wins four-team meet

    MARENGO—Lindsey Gengelbach won two sprints to lead Perry Central to first place in a four-team girls track meet featuring the top PLAC teams Thursday.
    Perry Central scored 91 points, Mitchell 84.5, Paoli 29, and Crawford County 22.5.
    Gengelbach won the 100-meter dash in 13.25 seconds and the 200 in 27.90.
    She placed second in the long jump at 14 feet, 43⁄4 inches.
    Sara Brown won the 1600 run in 6:15 and Lavina Schwartz won the 3200 in 13:53.
    The Commodores also won two relays.

  • Castle overwhelms Tell City

    TELL CITY—Castle won 12 of 16 events to beat Tell City 92-40 in boys track Wednesday.
    “We had some amazing performances and still got second in a couple of things,” said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden. “We had our best times in all three relays and lost all three of them.”
    Tell City’s David McDaniel high jumped 6 feet, 4 inches to move into third place on Tell City’s all-time honor roll for that event but placed second.

  • PC wins PLAC preview

    MARENGO—Despite injuries and holding a couple of distance runners out of some races to rest them for an invitational Saturday, Perry Central was able to win a boys track meet featuring the top four PLAC teams Thurs-day.
    Perry Central scored 69 points, Paoli 63, Mitchell 54, and Crawford County 42.
    “I thought Paoli might have got us,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett. “We had a pretty off night in the field events.

  • Commodores nip Raiders

    LEOPOLD—Justin Hagan drove in two runs as Perry Central beat Southridge 6-5 in baseball Wednesday.
    Hagan hit a triple in the fourth inning to score Trent Brown, who led off the inning with a double, putting the Commodores ahead 6-4.
    Seven players each had one hit for Perry Central. But “this time we were able to string some hits together and get some run support for Stephen (Hayes, Perry Central’s starting pitcher),” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers.

  • Marksmen beat North

    TELL CITY—Trent Gunn hit two triples and drove in four runs as Tell City beat Evansville North 8-6 in baseball Wednesday.
    North outhit Tell City 7-5. But the Marksmen put their hits together better and also took advantage of five walks as they had two three-run innings. The second one came in the sixth inning after they fell behind 6-5 in the top of the inning.
    Brian Arnold drew two walks to go with a single and scored three runs for Tell City. Dayne Seibert drove in two runs.

  • Marksmen shut out Perry Central

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    TELL CITY—Josalyn Ress pitched a three-hitter and Tell City had 10 hits to beat Perry Central 10-0 in girls softball Wednesday.

  • PC outshoots Wolfpack, Rangers

    SANTA CLAUS—Perry Central’s goal of moving up in PLAC boys golf standings looks more reasonable after the Commodores beat Crawford County Tuesday.
    Perry Central shot 174 to win a triangular match. Crawford County shot 183 and Forest Park 225.
    Perry Central freshman Andrew Huber shot a 5-over-par 41 on the Christmas Lake course to tie for medalist honors.
    Other Commodore scorers were Brad Douglas with a 43, James Rogier 44, and Trevor Carter 46.
    Dylan Hirsch, who shot 41, and Nathan Bashor, 52, also played for the Commodores.

  • Summers no-hits Cannelton

    LYNNVILLE—Tiffany Summers threw a no-hitter, recording all 21 outs on strikeouts, as Tecumseh beat Cannelton 7-0 in girls softball Saturday.
    Summers, a freshman, walked five and hit a batter. Cannelton loaded the bases on two walks and a hit batsman in the fifth inning but was unable to score.
    Summers “doesn’t throw as hard as (former Tecumseh all-state pitcher) Audra Sanders did, but she has better control of her off-speed pitches than Audra did as a freshman and she moves the ball around well,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett.

  • Bulldogs sweep Lions

    CANNELTON—Larry Holman and Cody Lawalin pitched strong complete games as Cannelton swept a baseball doubleheader with Rock Creek Academy Saturday.
    Cannelton also took advantage of control problems by the pitchers for Rock Creek, a first-year baseball team playing its first game.
    The Lions walked 16 in four innings (Cannelton did not bat in the bottom of the fifth) as Cannelton won the first game 11-1 by the 10-run rule.
    Cannelton had five hits, including doubles by Hunter Herzog and Dylan May.