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Today's Sports

  • Vikings eliminate Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BRETZVILLE—North Posey scored 12 runs in the third inning en route to a 16-0 first-round softball sectional win over Tell City Tuesday.
    Tell City played stellar defense in the first inning. Shortstop Madison Schuetter caught a pop-up in foul territory and first baseman Monica Bartley reached over the railing in front of North Posey’s dugout to catch a foul pop-up.
    Such plays helped the Marksmen trail only 1-0 after two innings.

  • Hayes wins shot put title in...

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City junior Kassidie Hayes won the shot put to lead Tell City to sixth place among 30 teams that scored in the Evansville Central girls track regional Tuesday.

  • Wolfpack slugs Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Crawford County had 15 hits, including four triples, to beat Cannelton 17-5 in baseball Wednesday.
    “We just didn’t play very well,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We made contact (the Bulldogs struck out only six times) but hit it right at somebody.”
    Cannelton had eight hits, with Jeff Kendall getting a single and a double in two at-bats. He drove in three runs.
    Bryce Garrett also went 2 for 2 for the 3-16 Bulldogs.

  • Pike Central downs Marksmen

    PETERSBURG—Tell City’s hitting is better than it was early in the season but the Marksmen still lost to Pike Central 8-1 in PAC softball Wednesday.
    Jessie Wheatley and Brenee Leibering each went 2 for 3 and Shannon Bryant hit a triple to lead Tell City’s six-hit attack.
    Bryant hit her triple to right field in the third inning and scored on Leibering’s single to center.
    Making better contact has helped Tell City’s hitting, as the Marksmen struck out only three times in this game.

  • Commodores top Jeeps 4-3

    LEOPOLD—Kosha Wetzel’s two-run double in the fifth inning capped a four-run rally that lifted Perry Central past Northeast Dubois 4-3 in softball Friday.
    Perry Central, 17-8, broke its school record for wins set last year.
    Miranda Claise also broke her school record for most wins as she improved to 15-7.
    She struck out seven and walked two as she pitched a complete game.
    Sydney Goffinet went 3 for 4 to lead Perry Central hitters. Wetzel and Morgan Richardson each added two hits.

  • Tell City splits two games

    TELL CITY—Spenser Beard hit his fourth homer in his last six games as Tell City beat Crawford County 12-5 in baseball Thursday.
    Beard also hit two singles and drove in four runs.
    He is hitting .487 and though batting leadoff most of the season leads the team in home runs with six and RBIs with 29.
    C.J. Rowe added three RBIs with a bases-loaded double in the fifth inning, when the Marksmen scored seven runs to take a 12-5 lead.
    Trent Rainey added a two-run double.

  • PC nips Blackhawks in 8 innings

    FRENCH LICK—Perry Central had only three hits in its last two baseball games combined, but that was good enough for a split.
    Alton Cummings singled home the winning run in the eighth inning as the Commodores beat Springs Valley 3-2 Wednesday.
    Cummings’ hit scored Luke Hubert, who had doubled.
    Hubert singled in the third inning and Cummings drove in a run that inning as well.

  • Tell City holds off PC to win...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Tell City broke or tied four school records as it held off Perry Central to win the Jasper boys track sectional Thursday.
    Tell City and Perry Central each won five events, but the Marksmen had more depth in the running events and outscored the Commo-dores 131-114.
    The Marksmen raised their season record to 37-0.
    Tell City junior Elliott Brown broke Joe Hagedorn’s 1971 school record in the 200-meter dash by three-hundredths of a second as he won it in 22.61.

  • Rebels, Cougars top Tell City

    REO—South Spencer had 13 hits and took advantage of 10 walks and two hit batsmen to beat Tell City 20-2 in PAC softball Tuesday.
    “We struggled with walks again,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter.
    Sydney Goffinet pitched into the second inning for Tell City to take the loss. She gave up five hits and three walks, hit one batter, and struck out none.
    Shannon Bryant pitched the second and third innings, giving up seven hits and four walks and striking out two.

  • TC 2nd, PC 3rd in triangular

    ENGLISH—Mason Waninger shot a 6-over-par 42 for medalist honors to lead Tell City to second place in a boys triangular golf match Tuesday.
    Crawford County won with 174 strokes. Tell City shot 188 and Perry Central 193.
    Waninger birdied the par-5 No. 6 hole and parred three holes as he edged Perry Central’s Zach James and Crawford County’s Chris Cook, Cameron Sillings and Jacob Sherron by one stroke for medalist.
    Grant Bolin and Jimmy Phillips each shot 46 and Damian Harney 54 to complete Tell City’s scoring.