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Today's Sports

  • Football sectional pairings...

    The Class A football alignments were about the only surprise for this area when the IHSAA announced its sectional pairings Monday for all class sports for the next two years.
    The Class 2A volleyball, boys basketball, softball and baseball sectionals for Tell City and Perry Central did not change at all.
    The only change in the 2A girls basketball sectional was the addition of Mater Dei, which had moved up to Class 3A the last two years due to the IHSAA’s success-factor rule (the Wildcats had won two consecutive 2A state titles before that).

  • Tell City shuts out Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Trent Rainey, Travis Burchett and Reed Goffinet combined for 10 RBIs as Tell City beat Cannelton 15-0 in baseball Monday.
    Burchett hit a solo home run deep over the left-field fence in the second inning and a two-run triple to right-center in a five-run third.
    Rainey hit an RBI single in the third and added a three-run triple to deep center field in a six-run fifth.

  • No. 3 Titans shut out Tell City

    FORT BRANCH—Gibson Southern scored 10 runs in the first inning on eight hits, two walks and an error and beat Tell City 13-0 in PAC softball Thursday.
    The Titans, ranked No. 3 in the state in Class 3A, capped the big inning with a grand slam.
    They added three runs in the second inning aided by three Tell City errors.
    “Defensively we struggled,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter. “Passed balls in the first inning moved Titan runners into scoring position. Errors plagued us in the second inning.

  • Commodores second in triangular

    PAOLI—Zach James shot 43 to lead Perry Central to second place in a three-team boys golf match Thursday.
    Paoli, led by medalist Kyle Street’s 1-over-par 36, won with 153 strokes. Perry Central shot 182 and Crawford County 189.
    James birdied the par-4 No. 9 hole to finish his strong round for the Commodores.
    Coby Aders shot 44, Nic Pierrard 45, and Eric Schepers 50 to complete the Commodores’ scoring.
    Lucas Kelly was their fifth man with 61.
    Perry Central, 2-5, will play at Springs Valley today at 4 p.m.

  • PC girls 3rd at Southridge

    HUNTINGBURG—Perry Central took the top two places in the 100-meter hurdles and discus as it finished third in Southridge’s girls track invitational Thursday.
    Southridge won with 141 points, four more than runner-up Heritage Hills. Perry Central scored 89.
    Amber Lindauer won the 100-meter high hurdles in 16.74 seconds and Payton Emmons place second in 17.26.
    Brynnan Underhill won the discus with a 102-foot-8 throw and Jordan Sprinkle was second at 96-6.

  • PC boys 2nd in triangular

    LEOPOLD—Northeast Dubois used its depth to beat Perry Central and Springs Valley soundly in a boys track meet Thursday.
    The Jeeps scored 82.5 points, Perry Central 46, and Springs Valley 36.5.
    “I didn’t run everybody in everything,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett. “Some of my distance guys were pretty tired.”
    So the Commodores entered no one in the 3200-meter run. That allowed the Jeeps to take three of the four places in it even though that event is not one of their strengths.

  • Tell City edges Southridge 3-2

    TELL CITY—Down match point in her second set, Kelsey Gowers came back to win, lifting Tell City past Southridge 3-2 in PAC girls tennis Thursday.
    Gowers lost the first set of her No. 3 singles match to Emily Eckert 4-6 and trailed in the second set before winning 7-6 (7-3 in the tiebreaker).
    Gowers then took the third set 6-3.
    That gave Tell City a sweep of the singles matches. Addie Peter beat Jocelyn Sermersheim 6-1, 7-5 in No. 1 and Cassie Bryant held off Leah Diekhoff 7-5, 3-6, 6-3 in No. 2.

  • Commodores rally to defeat...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central rallied for four runs with two outs in the sixth inning to beat Wood Memorial 5-4 in baseball Friday.
    Wood Memorial had scored three runs in the fifth to take a 4-1 lead.
    Luke Bishop led off the Perry Central sixth with a double to left-center field and advanced to third one out later on Trey Mullis’ single.
    Mullis stole second base, putting two runners in scoring position. But the next batter struck out, putting the Commodores down to their final out.

  • Tell City splits two games

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Boonville rallied for six runs in the seventh inning to beat Tell City 10-7 in baseball Thursday.
    Tell City scored a run in the bottom of the sixth to increase its lead to 7-4.
    But in the bottom of the seventh Cameron Chapman greeted Tell City reliever Trent Rainey with a single to left field.

  • Commodores roll past Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central scored 11 runs in the first inning and cruised past Cannelton 19-0 in softball Wednesday.
    Six hits, six walks, two hit batsmen, and a sacrifice fly fueled the Commodores’ big inning.
    Autumn Lain’s two-run double to deep center field was the biggest blow of the inning.
    The Commodores scored at least three runs in every inning but the third, when they had their reserves in and were held scoreless after hitting and running into an infield-fly double play.