Today's Sports

  • PC shoots best score ever for win

    JASPER - Strong putting by Zach Graves helped Perry Central's boys golf team win a triangular match Tuesday.

    The Commodores shot 168, their best score in the team's six-year history. Northeast Dubois shot 173 and Bloomfield 200.

    Graves shot a 2-over-par 38 for medalist honors.

    He hit the fairway on only two of his tee shots but had only nine putts.

    He two-putted one hole and had no putts on the No. 3 hole, as he chipped in a shot from about 60 feet.

    "His short game was phenomenal," said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.

  • Tell City girls fifth in PAC

    FORT BRANCH - Tell City scored 25 points in the two throwing events to finish fifth in the nine-team PAC girls track meet Tuesday.

    Southridge won with 137 points. Tell City scored 49.

    Julie Davis earned Tell City's highest place, taking second in the discus with a 109-foot-8 throw. Teammate Dana Sibrel placed third at 109-3.

    Gibson Southern star Kasey Kahle won with a 128-foot throw. That would have won the Evansville regional last year, when she placed second with a 118-foot-1 throw.

  • Tell City wins 2 in a row

    MARENGO - Tell City jumped to a 10-0 lead in the first three innings and crushed Crawford County 13-2 in girls softball Tuesday.

    Lauren Goffinet and Leslie Poole each hit a single and a double to lead Tell City's 11-hit attack.

    Kylie Smithson added two singles and Amber Thomas and Casi Hay each hit a double.

    Josalyn Ress pitched a four-hitter for the win. She struck out nine and walked one, and her teammates backed her with errorless defense.

    Tell City batters struck out only twice.

  • Trinity sweeps Canneton

    WHITESVILLE, Ky. - Whitesville Trinity had only six baserunners but five of them scored as the Raiders beat Cannelton 5-1 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Monday.

    Tyler Aud pitched a complete game for Cannelton, giving up only three hits and one walk and striking out six.

    His teammates committed only two errors, but both of them figured in Trinity's scoring.

    The Raiders scored two runs in the first inning on a single, a walk and a throwing error.

    They added three runs in the third inning on an error, two singles, and two fielder's choice grounders.

  • Harpenau propels PC past South...

    ELIZABETH - Freshman Andrew Harpenau pitched six strong innings and went 3 for 3 at the plate as Perry Central beat South Central 4-2 in baseball Tuesday.

    Harpenau struck out two, walked two, and gave up two runs as he earned his second win of the season.

    Wes Linette pitched a scoreless seventh inning, striking out one and walking one, for the save.

    Harpenau scored two runs. Teammate Austin Hauser went 2 for 2 and drove in two runs, getting clutch two-out RBI singles in the first and fifth innings.

    His fifth-inning RBI put the Commodores ahead for good.

  • Tell City extends its win streak...

    BOONVILLE - Kyle Osborne drove in three runs with a home run and a double as Tell City beat Boonville 10-6 in baseball Monday.

    The win was the Marksmen's seventh in a row, raising their record to 9-5.

    They shut out Northeast Dubois 6-0 at home Saturday as Cody Pfeifer pitched a three-hitter.

    Tell City had 14 hits against Boonville. Pfeifer went 3 for 4 for the third time in his last four games.

    Osborne, Ryan Zuelly, Eric Henrickson and Michael DuPre each added two hits.

  • Marksmen defeat Rebels with best...

    TELL CITY - Tell City shot its best nine-hole round of the season as it beat South Spencer 171-177 in boys golf Tuesday.

    That was eight strokes better than the Marksmen's previous best this year and seven strokes better than their best last season.

    Ian Reed shot a 4-over-par 39 for medalist honors. He birdied the par-3, No. 3 hole.

    Victor Schutzius shot a 41 for his best round of the season.

    Other Tell City scorers were Corey Young with a 45 and Logan Bolin 46.

    Alex Cole, who shot a 49, and Adam Ramsey, 57, also played for the Marksmen.

  • Boonville holds off Tell City

    TELL CITY - Tell City dominated No. 1 and 2 singles but lost to Boonville 3-2 in girls tennis Thursday.

    Kathi Kassen defeated Ginny Wright 6-0, 6-1 in No. 1 singles.

    Bethany Peter beat Marissa Hodges 6-1, 6-1 in No. 2.

    Stephani Wrye played a close first set in No. 3 singles before losing to Sarah Foley 6-4, 6-2.

    Boonville also won both doubles matches.

    Erika Katterjohn and Chloe Likping beat Alisha Patton and Trish Solbrig 6-2, 6-4 in No. 1 doubles.

    Fancy Conner and Amy Ward beat Kari Gladish and Jenelle Clausen 6-1, 6-2 in No. 2.

  • Huber sets 200 record as PC 2nd...

    REO - Nick Huber won three events as Perry Central placed second in a four-team boys track meet Wednesday.

    Forest Park won with 98 points. Perry Central scored 68, South Spencer 41, and Tecumseh 21.

    Huber won the 200-meter dash in 22.89 seconds, breaking the school record of 22.9 set by DeWayne Brown in 1989.

    That was the fifth different event in which Huber set a school record in a nine-day span.

  • Pfeifer's grand slam...

    TELL CITY - Cody Pfeifer's fourth-inning grand slam lifted Tell City past Perry Central 9-7 in baseball Wednesday.

    Perry Central had taken a 2-0 first-inning lead on a home run by Bo Gibson and still led 3-1 going into the bottom of the fourth.

    Consecutive singles by Kyle Osborne, Ryan Zuelly, Trent Gunn and Eric Henrickson tied the score, though.

    Andy Chinn followed with a bunt single to load the bases.

    After the next batter struck out, Pfeifer worked the count to 2-2 before blasting a shot over the center-field fence to put the Marksmen up 7-3.