Today's Sports

  • Ress powers TC past Chargers

    TELL CITY—Josalyn Ress struck out 16 and hit a two-run homer as Tell City beat Pike Central 8-0 in PAC girls softball Wednesday.
    The Marksmen powered their way to a 3-0 lead in the first inning. Hana Reed led off with a single and one-out later Ress homered over the left-field fence.
    Miranda Zuelly followed that with a solo homer over the left-field fence, her first of the season.
    “After we got those three runs, the defense made plays,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.

  • Marksmen second in sectional

    TELL CITY—Tell City won two marathon doubles matches and No. 3 singles to edge Heritage Hills 3-2 in the IHSAA girls sectional semifinals Thursday.

  • Commodores split 2 games

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central pounded out 15 hits to outslug Springs Valley 10-9 in baseball Wednesday.
    The Commodores scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh for the win. Derek Thomas doubled and scored on Stephen Hayes’ two-out single to right field.
    Tanner Cassidy singled and Justin Hagan reached base on an error to score pinch-runner Austin LeClere with the winning run.
    Thomas, Cassidy and Lucas Bryant each hit a single and a double for Perry Central. Trent Brown and Hayes each also had two hits.

  • TC crushes Pike Central to...

    PETERSBURG—Trent Benningfield pitched a two-hitter and Cordell Snyder drove in four runs as Tell City trounced Pike Central 11-0 Friday to claim a share of the PAC baseball title.
    Tell City and Forest Park each finished 7-1 to top the nine-team conference.
     Benningfield walked only one and struck out nine in the five-inning game. He “threw a great game,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl.
    Snyder hit a single, double and triple to lead Tell City’s 12-hit attack.

  • TC nips No. 1 Rangers

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    TELL CITY—Tell City scored three runs in the fifth inning and held on to beat Forest Park 3-2 Wednesday, setting the Marksmen up for their first conference baseball title in 29 years.
    Forest Park entered the game unbeaten in the PAC, 19-2 overall, and ranked No. 1 in the state in Class 2A.

  • Tell City’s depth produces...

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tell City won only two of 16 events but used its depth to win the 11-team Perry Central boys track sectional Thursday.

  • Cannelton falls thrice

    CANNELTON—Cannelton hit two home runs and had its fourth highest run total of the season but lost to Wood Memorial 18-7 in baseball Monday.
    Hunter Herzog went 2 for 3 with a solo homer and Larry Holman added a two-run homer.
    Wood Memorial had 13 hits, though, including four doubles and two triples.
    Holman pitched the first four innings for Cannelton to take the loss. He gave up 11 hits and one walk and struck out four.
    Cannelton had twice as many errors as hits (six to three) in a 13-2 loss to Crothersville, Ill., Saturday.

  • Perry Central wins match on...

    TELL CITY—Perry Central’s sixth man proved pivotal as the Commodores won a boys golf match with Tell City and Crawford County Tuesday.
    Perry Central and Crawford County each shot 191 and Tell City shot 201.
    Perry Central and Crawford County’s fifth men also tied, so the tie was broken by their sixth men, where Nathan Bashor’s 56 gave the Commodores the edge.
    Andrew Huber led the Commodores with 45. Other Perry Central players were Brad Douglas 47, Trevor Carter 48, James Rogier 51, and Dylan Hirsch 56.

  • Tell City 7th in PAC golf tourney

    SANTA CLAUS—Logan Bolin shot a 13-over-par 85 to lead Tell City to seventh place in the nine-team PAC boys golf tourney Saturday.
    Heritage Hills shot 309 to repeat as team champion. Tell City shot 377.
    Matthew Watts was Tell City’s second leading scorer with an 89. Grant Bolin shot 101, and Seth Ward and Nathan Wood tied for the team’s fourth scorer at 102.
    Logan Bolin shot a career best 39 on the back nine. Wood also shot a career best 42 on the back nine.

  • Marksman girls win 1 of 3 games

    RAMSEY—Josalyn Ress threw a one-hitter as Tell City beat North Harrison 2-0 in girls softball Saturday.
    Ress struck out 11 and walked two, and her teammates backed her with errorless defense.
    Tell City had just three hits—all singles—but scored a run without a hit in the second inning.
    Stori Beard reached base on an error by the left fielder and Miranda Zuelly reached on an error by the pitcher.
    Beard came around to score on a passed ball and a wild pitch.