Today's Sports

  • Tecumseh rolls past Cannelton

    LYNNVILLE—Cannelton had only one hit in a 15-0 loss to Tecumseh in the first round of the Class A girls softball sectional Monday.

    Payton Reed lined a clean single to left field with one out in the second inning for the Bulldogs’ only hit.

    A sign that things were not going to go their way came on Leah Mascolo’s at-bat in the third inning.

    She hit a ball into shallow left that Tecumseh shortstop Julie Roeder and left fielder Chelsie Nuhring both pursued.

  • TC rips Paoli

    BRETZVILLE—Trent Gunn hit a grand slam in a five-run third inning as Tell City beat Paoli 12-5 in baseball Monday.

    Gunn’s homer was his 10th of the season, breaking the single-season school record of nine set by Ryan Kieser in 1999.

    Gunn, just a junior, is also closing in on the Marksmen’s career home run record. He now has 15 for his career, tying him with Bobby Dixon and Matt Glenn for second place on the career list, just one short of Brett King’s record.

    Gunn also increased his season RBI record to 50.

  • Huber, Galloway qualify for state

    EVANSVILLE—Perry Central’s Jessica Huber and Tell City’s Kayla Galloway each placed third in one event at the girls track regional Tuesday to qualify for the state meet.

    The top eight finishers in each event scored, but only the top three qualified for state.

    Huber, a senior, ran the 100-meter intermediate hurdles in 16.19 seconds to earn her trip to the state.

    She placed fifth in the 300 low hurdles in 48.45, according to the fully automatic timing. That was just 12-hundredths of a second short of Krystal Niehaus’ school record.

  • Patriots beat Perry Central

    LINCOLN CITY—Heritage Hills scored five unearned runs in the first inning to beat Perry Central 6-2 in baseball Monday.

    The Commodores committed just two errors for the game but they came on two of Heritage Hills first three batters.

    Combined with four hits, including a double by Chaz Ferguson, they led to the Patriots’ big inning.

    Perry Central scored two runs in the top of the first on Stephen Hayes’ home run that just cleared the left-field fence off the left fielder’s outstretched glove.

  • Marksmen win Tecumseh tourney

    LYNVILLE—Brian Arnold batted 1.000 as Tell City won Tecumseh’s three-team, round-robin junior varsity baseball tourney Saturday.

    Arnold went 3 for 3 plus a walk and scored two runs as the Marksmen beat Tecumseh 6-4.

    Justin Peter added two hits. He and Ken McCallister each drove in two runs.

    Jeff Braun pitched a six-hitter for the win. He struck out two and walked two.

    Arnold went 4 for 4 plus a walk and scored two runs as the Marksmen beat Southridge 10-7.

  • Baseball sectional postponed

    ROCKPORT—Perry Central and Tell City’s first-round games in the South Spencer baseball sectional were postponed Thursday due to thundershowers.

    The games have been rescheduled for Saturday, May 29.

    Tell City will play North Posey at 1 p.m., followed by Perry Central vs. Mater Dei at 3:30 p.m.

    The games could not be played Friday because North Posey’s graduation was scheduled that day.


  • PC 3rd, Tell City 4th in 11-...

    JASPER—Tell City’s Nathan Ramsey and David McDaniel were surprise winners and Perry County athletes qualified for the regional in 19 events at the IHSAA boys track sectional Thursday.

    Perry Central finished third, Tell City fourth, and Cannelton ninth among 11 in team standings.

    Perry Central finished only one point behind Forest Park for second place. Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett said he thought the Commodores would have finished second had they not had to run the final race, the 1600-meter relay, in a hard, driving rain.

  • Commodores win 1, lose 2

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central scored on a throwing error in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat Springs Valley 3-2 in PLAC baseball Wednesday.

    After scoring solo runs in each of the first two innings, the Commodores had been held scoreless six innings in a row entering the ninth.

    Seth Raetz led off that inning with a single and continued to second base as the ball got past the left fielder.

    Ian Hahus then laid down a sacrifice bunt to get Raetz to third. But the catcher threw the ball into right field, allowing Raetz to score the winning run.

  • Gunn ties HR record

    FERDINAND—Trent Gunn tied Tell City’s single-season home run record but the Marksmen lost to Forest Park 11-2 in PAC baseball Wednesday.

    Gunn hit a two-run homer in the first inning, his ninth of the season. That tied the school record set by Ryan Kieser in 1999 and gave Gunn 47 RBIs, extending his own single-season record in that department.

    But the Marksmen could not generate any other runs as Forest Park pitcher Mitch Lampert scattered nine hits.

    Shane Weedman started for Tell City and took the loss, dropping his record to 5-2.

  • Chargers nip Tell City

    PETERSBURG—Pike Central scored three runs on just three hits to beat Tell City 3-1 in PAC girls softball Wednesday.

    Two walks and a double produced two runs for the Chargers in the first inning.

    A single, an error and a sacrifice fly gave them their other run in the third inning.

    Tell City scored its only run in the fifth inning.

    Cortni Strobel reached base on an error, was sacrificed to second by Megan Lawalin, and scored one out later on a single by Kyli Smithson.