Today's Sports

  • Perry Central wins Southridge...

    HUNTINGBURG—Payton Emmons won both hurdles races to lead Perry Central to the championship of Southridge’s eight-team girls track invitational Thursday.
    The Commodores scored 129 points, 18 more than runner-up Heritage Hills.
    Emmons ran the 100-meter high hurdles in 16.77 seconds and the 300 low hurdles in 50.97, a personal record, for her blue ribbons.
    Her freshman sister, Macey, won the 3200 run in 12:25.7 and teammate Elizabeth Dauby placed second in 13:15.5, a personal record.

  • Perry Central outruns Jeeps,...

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    LEOPOLD—Luke Hilgenhold, Marcus Graham and Creek Wright each won three events as Perry Central won a boys triangular track meet Thursday.
    The Commodores scored 66 points, Northeast Dubois 62, and Springs Valley 39.
    The win avenged a loss to Northeast Dubois in the Jeeps’ invitational just two days earlier.

  • Tell City shuts out Perry...

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    TELL CITY—Tell City pitcher Chelsey Billings outdueled Perry Central’s Autumn Lain as the Marksmen won 1-0 in the first game of a softball doubleheader Friday.
    Billings threw a three-hitter and Lain an eight-hitter, with each walking only one.

  • Storms stop Tuesday's events

    TELL CITY—Showers, storms and the threat of even worse weather often disrupt spring sports schedules.
    But the worse scenario for teams, fans and athletic directors is when such weather doesn’t start until evening, when teams have already traveled and started their events.
    Such was the case for all the sports events involving Tell City teams Tuesday.
    Tell City led 2-0 after two innings on Gant Miller’s two-RBI single in its baseball game with Evansville Central when it was halted by lightning and eventually called off.

  • Perry Central 3rd in Jeeps’...

    DUBOIS—Storms shortened Northeast Dubois’ boys track invitational Tuesday and probably cost Perry Central second place.
    The Commodores finished third in the six-team meet with 80 points. Northeast Dubois won with 135 and Southridge was second with 92.
    All but three events were completed: the 200-meter dash, 3200 run and 1600 relay. But Perry Central was seeded to win all three of those.
    The other event the Commodores were seeded in was the 3200 relay and they won it by 20 seconds.

  • Jasper tops Perry Central, Tell...

    JASPER—Jasper’s four scorers all shot better than anyone on the other teams as the Wildcats beat Perry Central and Tell City in boys golf at Jasper’s municipal course Monday.
    Jasper shot 154, Perry Central 179, and Tell City 234.
    Jasper’s Jack Bies and Carson Pierce each shot even-par 36 for medalist honors. Two other Wildcats each shot 41.
    Zach James shot 43 to lead Perry Central.
    Nic Pierrard and Coby Aders each shot 44 and John Steen 48 to complete the Commodores’ scoring.

  • Cannelton falls in pitchers’ duel

    DUGGER—Cannelton’s Damon Powers pitched a three-hitter but his team had only two hits in a 3-1 baseball loss to Dugger Union Saturday.
    Powers struck out six and walked only one in the five-inning game. All the hits he gave up were singles.
    Caleb Wright pitched a two-hitter for Dugger, striking out eight and walking three.
    His teammates backed him with errorless defense.
    Jacob Pearey and David Reed each had a single for Cannelton’s hits.
    Wright went 2 for 2 to lead Dugger hitters. He scored two runs.

  • Rams top Commodores

    PAOLI—Perry Central left nine runners on base in six innings, including leaving the bases loaded twice, in a 6-2 PLAC baseball loss to Paoli Tuesday.
    The Commodores scored one run in the first but still left the bases loaded.
    In the fourth inning they loaded the bases with no outs but did not score.
    They outhit Paoli 7-6 but “Paoli had some timely hitting when they got runners in scoring position,” said Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor.
    The game was called in the top of the sixth inning due to severe weather.

  • Chargers nip Tell City

    TELL CITY—Pike Central scored the go-ahead run on an infield grounder in the ninth inning to beat Tell City 6-5 in PAC baseball Saturday.
     Tell City led 5-2 before Pike Central scored three runs in the top of the fifth on three singles and a walk to tie the score.
    Neither team scored again until the top of the ninth, when the Chargers used a single, a wild pitch, and a fly ball to right field to put a runner on third base with one out.
    Tell City then brought its infield in, but with the runner going on contact he scored on a grounder to third.

  • Schuetter powers Tell City past...

    TELL CITY—Morgan Schuetter threw a three-hitter and hit a three-run homer as Tell City whipped Springs Valley 11-0 in softball Saturday.
    Schuetter walked one and struck out five in the five-inning game. The Blackhawks never got a runner past second base.
    On offense Schuetter gave the Marksmen all the runs they needed in the first inning.
    Hayley Fackler led off with a single, advanced to second base on a wild pitch, and scored on Chelsey Billings’ double.
    Schuetter followed with a two-run homer over the left-center-field fence.