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Today's Sports

  • Raiders top Tell City 4-1

    TELL CITY—Jacob Brewer threw a four-hitter as Southridge beat Tell City 4-1 in PAC baseball Thursday.
    Brewer, a senior left-hander who will pitch for West Virginia University next year, “was on his game tonight and simply beat us,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “He threw four pitches for strikes, commanded the strike zone, and made some great pitches.

  • Softball sectional drawings set

    INDIANAPOLIS—A Perry County team is guaranteed to be in the championship game of the Forest Park softball sectional at Cedar Crest School.
    The IHSAA drew its sectional pairings Tuesday and Tell City and Perry Central drew each other in the bye bracket of the six-team sectional for a 7 p.m. game Wednesday, May 27.
    The winner of that game will be in the championship game 6 p.m. Thursday, May 28.
    The four teams in the other bracket include three ranked in the top 10 in the state in Class 2A.

  • Commodores outhit Mitchell;...

    MITCHELL—Perry Central had six batters with two hits apiece as it beat Mitchell 13-4 in PLAC softball Thursday.
    After starting the season 1-7, the Commodores improved to 10-11 overall and 5-0 in the PLAC, clinching at least a tie for the conference title.
    Their only remaining conference game is today against West Washington, which has one conference loss.
    Mitchell finished 4-2 in conference play.

  • Commodores sweep Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Perry Central took advantage of six walks and six Cannelton errors to beat the Bulldogs 12-0 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Thursday.
    The Commodores outhit Cannelton only 7-4 but they committed only one error.
    Perry Central pitcher Ethan Myler did walk six batters, but his defense backed him with two double plays. And he never gave up more than one hit in any inning.

  • PLAC track meets rained out

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central was a fairly heavy favorite to win the PLAC girls track meet again this year, but based on seeds the Commodores were locked in a close battle with Mitchell in the boys meet.
    Could Perry Central pull out a 10th consecutive title? We’ll never know.
    After approximately an hour’s storm delay, as 9 p.m. approached - which was 10 p.m. for every school in the conference but Perry Central - the athletic directors from the conference schools met to make a tough decision.

  • Tell City runners dominate PAC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Despite not scoring in four field events, Tell City used strong performances from its sprinters and distance runners to win the PAC boys track meet Thursday.
    The Marksmen scored 127 points, 30 more than runner-up Forest Park.
    How dominant were Tell City’s runners? They took the top two places in the shortest race, the 100-meter dash, and the longest race, the 3200. They finished in the top two in eight of the 11 running events.

  • Turkey Grand Slam
  • Marksmen extend streak to 8...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—When a team gets on a roll, it finds ways to win close matches. That was the case for Tell City’s girls tennis team in its recent winning streak.
    The Marksmen beat Pike Central 3-2 in a PAC match Saturday to extend that streak to eight matches.
    Cassie Bryant in No. 2 singles and Kelsey Gowers in No. 3 singles won straight-sets matches before a 90-minute rain delay.

  • Lanesville defeats Bulldogs

    LANESVILLE—Two walks and two hit batsmen helped Lanesville score six runs in the first inning and beat Cannelton 14-4 in baseball Tuesday.
    Cannelton scored three runs in the top of the first inning with one of its best offensive innings of the season.
    Three of Cannelton’s first four batters reached base and Jayden Morris singled to left field to score Damon Powers and Bryce Garrett.
    One out later, Logan Northener also singled to drive home Bailey Maffia.
    The Bulldogs could have scored even more but left the bases loaded.

  • Perry Central falls twice

    CORYDON—Perry Central had 12 hits, committed only one error, and walked only two batters but lost to Corydon 11-4 in baseball Tuesday.
    Corydon had 13 hits but put them together.
    Grant Pund went 3 for 4 with two doubles and two RBIs to lead Perry Central’s offense. “It was good to see him get back on track,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers.
    Trey Mullis, Ethan Myler and Bryce Ridener each added two hits.
    Freshman John Bashor was Perry Central’s starting pitcher. He walked two and struck out one in 3 1/3 innings.