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Today's Sports

  • Hendershot shuts out Commodores

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Gant Miller drove in three runs and Preston Hendershot pitched a three-hitter as Tell City beat Perry Central 11-0 in baseball Monday.
    Hendershot and Perry Central starting pitcher Jaron Underhill both had good control, as they combined for just three walks - two by Underhill. Neither hit a batter nor threw a wild pitch.
    Hendershot struck out five and Underhill struck out four.

  • Perry Central has three champs...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central won three events as it placed third in its own 10-team girls track sectional Tuesday.
    As expected, Jasper dominated with 161 points, 55 more than runner-up Heritage Hills.
    Perry Central scored 95 and Tell City was fifth with 66.
    Perry Central senior Brynnan Underhill repeated as champion in the discus with a 108-foot-8 throw.
    That was 2 feet, 2 inches farther than her winning throw last year and 5 feet, 6 inches farther than runner-up Tori Tretter of Southridge.

  • Three Tell Citians claim state...

    AVON—Three Tell City Wrestling Club members won state titles in the Indiana State Wrestling Association’s freestyle and Greco-Roman tourneys May 7-8.

  • Softball sectional pairings drawn

    INDIANAPOLIS—All three Perry County softball teams will open sectional play next Monday, May 23.
    Perry Central and Tell City are in the six-team, Class 2A Forest Park sectional at Cedar Crest School and both will have rematches with teams that defeated them in the regular season.
    Perry Central will face defending champion North Posey in the first game at 5:30 p.m. (all times listed are Perry County times).
    That will be followed by Forest Park taking on Tell City at approximately 7 p.m.

  • Schuetter one-hits Crawford...

    MARENGO—Morgan Schuetter threw a one-hitter as Tell City beat Crawford County 6-0 in a rain-shortened softball game Wednesday.
    Schuetter struck out nine and walked three in the five-inning game.
    The only hit against her was a one-out single by Addy Simpson in the fifth inning.
    A strikeout and a pop-up to the pitcher then ended the inning. The game was then called due to inclement weather.

  • Tell City shuts out Vikings

    POSEYVILLE—Tell City’s Hunter Rowe struck out 18 as he shut out North Posey 5-0 in PAC baseball Friday.
    Rowe gave up three hits and walked none. His strikeout total is the highest for a Tell City pitcher since Dave Schank struck out a school-record 20 against Vincennes Lincoln May 3, 1986.
    “Tonight was all about Hunter’s great night on the mound,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “He has been plagued by slow starts on the mound this year. When he came out and struck the first hitter out on four pitches, we knew he had good stuff.

  • Kohnert scores PAC meet-high 38...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert scored a meet-high 38 points to lead Tell City to fifth place in the nine-team PAC girls track meet Wednesday and Thursday.
    Tell City scored 73. Gibson Southern won with 131.5 points.
    Kohnert needed to win at least one event to become just the second girl in school history to make all-conference in three sports in one school year.

  • Tell City boys win PAC meet by 1...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City trailed most of the meet but used strong performances by its distance runners to nip Gibson Southern by 1.5 points for the PAC boys track title Thursday.
    Tell City scored 113.5 points and Gibson Southern 112. North Posey was third with 91.

  • Storms cancel all Tuesday events

    PERRY COUNTY—Some severe thunderstorms and nearly constant rain forced all sports events involving Perry County teams Tuesday to be called off.
    The PAC girls track meet, scheduled at Tell City, was postponed one day to Wednesday.
    Tell City’s softball game at Crawford County was also postponed to Wednesday and the Marksmen’s girls tennis match at Heritage Hills was postponed to today.

  • Tell City outshoots South Spencer

    TELL CITY—Spencer Fest shot 45 for medalist honors as Tell City defeated South Spencer 215-221 in boys golf Monday.
    Ethan Maffia shot 52, Josh Gaynor 56, and Griffin Taylor 62 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.
    Marcus Fortwendel, who shot 63, and Lucas Montgomery, 64, also played for the Marksmen.
    Josh Bowlds led South Spencer with 49.
    The victory was Tell City’s first in two years.