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Today's Sports

  • Washington holds off Tell City

    WASHINGTON—A two-run homer and a controversial balk call helped Washington beat Tell City 3-2 in baseball Friday.
    The Hatchets hit the homer in the first inning.
    In the fifth they increased their lead to 3-0 on a hit batsman, balk, and RBI single.
    That enabled them to withstand single runs by Tell City in the sixth and seventh innings.

  • Graham MVP as PC’s boys 3rd in...

    MITCHELL—Marcus Graham won four events to earn Most Valuable Performer honors and lead Perry Central to third place in the PLAC boys track meet Friday.
    Crawford County won with 110 points, two more than runner-up Mitchell. Perry Central scored 89.
    Graham won the 1600-meter run in 4:46.62, the 800 in 2:03.96, and the 3200 in 9:59.17.
    He teamed with John Bashor, Creek Wright and Logan Hubert to win the 3200 relay in 8:36.83.
    Despite running one more event than usual, Graham set a personal record in the 3200.

  • Springs Valley nips Perry...

    MITCHELL—Shenay Francis earned the meet’s Most Valuable Performer honors to lead Springs Valley past Perry Central for the PLAC girls track title Friday.
    Springs Valley scored 151 points, seven more than Perry Central in the seven-team meet. Mitchell placed third with 88.
    Francis scored 30.5 points to edge Perry Central’s Macey Emmons by half a point for the MVP award.
    Emmons won the 1600-meter run in 5:52.31 and the 3200 in 12:58.23.

  • Arnold resigns as Tell City’s...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Greg Arnold has resigned as Tell City’s boys basketball coach, Principal Brad Ramsey confirmed Thursday.
    Arnold could not be reached for comment but Ramsey said, “I think he told his boys yesterday and he has submitted his letter to (Tell City-Troy Township Schools Superintendent John) Scioldo.”
    Asked his timetable for hiring Arnold’s successor, Ramsey said, “Obviously the sooner, the better” so he could run his own summer program with the team.

  • Arnold resigns as Tell City...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Greg Arnold has resigned as Tell City’s boys basketball coach, Principal Brad Ramsey confirmed Thursday.
    Arnold could not be reached for comment but Ramsey said, “He told his boys yesterday and he has submitted his letter to (Tell City-Troy Township Schools Superintendent John) Scioldo.”
    Asked his timetable for hiring Arnold’s successor, Ramsey said, “Obviously the sooner, the better” so he could run his own summer program with the team.

  • James’ three blue ribbons lead...

    LEOPOLD—Taylor James won both hurdles races and the long jump to lead Perry Central to second place in the PLAC junior high boys track meet Friday.
    James ran the 110-meter hurdles in 17.31 seconds and the 300 hurdles in 46.17.
    He went 16 feet, 3 3/4 inches in the long jump.
    Dylan Hubert threw the discus 122 feet, 10 inches for Perry Central’s other first place.
    Chase James placed second in the 400 dash in 56.15 and Josh Young took second in the 1600 in 5:28.46.
    The Commodores also took second in the 1600 relay in 4:07.62.

  • Baseball, softball postponed

    PERRY COUNTY—Baseball games involving Perry County teams Saturday and baseball and softball games Wednesday were postponed due to rain.
    Tell City’s PAC baseball game at North Posey has been rescheduled for Friday, May 13, at 6 p.m.
    Tell City was originally scheduled to play at Heritage Hills that day, but that was not a conference game as those teams have already met this season. So the second Heritage Hills game will be canceled to make way for the North Posey game.

  • Tell City splits PAC matches

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City won both doubles matches and No. 2 singles to beat Tecumseh 3-2 in PAC girls tennis Monday.
    Baylie Peter cruised past Cierra Brown 6-1, 6-0 in No. 2 singles.
    Amy Hackbarth and Kyra Gentry had to go three sets to dispose of Megan Osborne and Darian Meyer 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 in No. 1 doubles.
    Mary Steen and Kaydi Backer survived a first-set tie-breaker to beat Allie Lochmueller and Bailey Perkins 7-6 (7-5), 6-1 in No. 2 doubles.
    Tecumseh’s Megan Tooley beat Madilyn Hoskinson 7-5, 6-1 in No. 1 singles.

  • PC golf team 2nd twice

    FRENCH LICK—Nic Pierrard tied for medalist honors as Perry Central placed second in a four-team boys golf match Monday.
    Springs Valley won with 166 strokes. Perry Central shot 184, Forest Park 189, and South Central 196.
    Pierrard and Springs Valley’s John Pinnick each shot 38.
    “It was good to see Nic play this well, as he has been struggling lately,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.
    Zach James shot 44, Coby Aders 50, and Eric Schepers 52 to complete the Commodores’ scoring.

  • Braves, Rangers beat No. 9 Tell...

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City is ranked No. 9 in the state in Class 2A softball this week. But that ranking will likely go down after the Marksmen lost PAC road games Monday and Tuesday.
    A lack of hitting was the main culprit for Tell City’s 8-0 loss to Tecumseh Monday and 6-2 loss to Forest Park Tuesday.
    Maddie Duncan pitched a one-hitter for Tecumseh, ranked No. 5 in the state in Class A. She struck out four and walked two.
    Hayley Fackler led off the game with a single for Tell City’s only hit.