Today's Sports

  • Commodores wallop Senators

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Andy Bishop pitched a three-hitter and Perry Central got strong hitting throughout its lineup to trounce West Washington 14-4 in junior high baseball Friday.
    Perry Central had 12 hits, with every starter getting at least one.
    Bishop, Zander Poole and Nic Hilgenhold each had two hits for the Commodores.
    Bishop, Poole and Tyler Hanloh each drove in two runs.
    The Commodores put the game away with a seven-run second inning.

  • Vaquero signs with Vincennes...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Recent Tell City graduate Seth Vaquero wants to major in anthropology or geology in college.
    Vincennes University is one of the few schools that offers both, and the Trailblazers also wanted him to run track and cross country for them.
    Thus it seemed like a good match, so Vaquero signed an athletic scholarship with Vincennes while visiting the campus Tuesday.

  • Area football coach recalls...

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    HUNTINGBURG—For $40 a fan can meet and greet Justin Scheller, one of the stars of the movie, “A League of Their Own,” at a salute to the movie at the Huntingburg Event Center Friday at 7 p.m.
    He will also appear at the Dubois County Bombers’ game at League Stadium Saturday to help celebrate the 25th anniversary of the classic movie at one of the sites where it was filmed.

  • Cash Waggner, KP Divas each move...

    TELL CITY—Cash Waggner and KP Divas used dominant pitching performances to remain undefeated in Tell City’s age-11-14 girls softball league Monday and Tuesday.
    Cash Waggner beat Linne’s Diesel 10-1 Monday and Whalen Properties 12-0 Tuesday to improve to 3-0.
    KP Divas were also 3-0 after beating Linne’s 9-1 Tuesday.
    Cash Waggner and KP Divas were scheduled to meet Wednesday.
    Cash Waggner had no hits Monday but Linne’s pitchers walked 14, hit two batters, and threw numerous wild pitches in three innings.

  • Perry Central wins 6 of 8 junior...

    LEOPOLD—Pitching depth and clutch hitting helped Perry Central win 6 of 8 junior high baseball games last Thursday through Tuesday.
    Cameron Bland pitched a three-hitter as the Commodores shut out Orleans 4-0 Saturday. He struck out nine and walked only one.
    Will Maven and Nic Hilgenhold each hit a double for Perry Central.
    Perry Central won the second game 10-1 as Tate Mullis threw a no-hitter. He struck out nine and walked three.
    Bland had three hits, including an inside-the-park home run and a double, for Perry Central. He drove in four runs.

  • No Marksmen make All-PAC...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—No Tell City player made the All-PAC softball team selected by conference coaches last week.
    That may not have been too surprising, considering the Marksmen’s 0-8 record in conference play.
    But none of their players received honorable mention either, which was surprising.

  • Tell City AD leaves to take...

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    TELL CITY—John Atkins, who served as Tell City Junior-Senior High’s athletic director the last three years, resigned from that position Tuesday night to take the same role at Corydon.
    Atkins, 32, submitted his letter of resignation after formally being hired by the South Harrison Community School Corp. at its school board meeting Tuesday.
    Atkins is a North Harrison graduate and said this move will bring him closer to he and his wife Amanda’s family.

  • Burchett, Smith on All-PAC...

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—It’s often said that the key to a baseball team’s success is its strength up the middle.
    So Tell City’s having a catcher and a shortstop named to the All-PAC team and a pitcher making honorable mention - all of them juniors -bodes well for the Marksmen next season.
    Tell City’s Nick Smith was the first player listed among three catchers who made the team in voting by conference coaches.

  • Kohnert, Simpson repeat Most...

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert and Leo Simpson were repeat most valuable winners in track at Tell City’s spring sports awards program Tuesday.

  • Perry Central 7th, Tell City 8th...

    JASPER—No one from Perry County shot under 90 as Perry Central finished seventh and Tell City eighth among 10 complete teams in the golf sectional Friday.
    Perry Central shot 405 and Tell City 434.
    Jasper shot 311 to win the sectional for the ninth year in a row.
    Heritage Hills with 339 strokes and Forest Park 349 also qualified for the regional.
    The top three individuals not on the top three teams also qualified for the regional.
    Last year the third individual qualifying score was 85 but this year it was 81.