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Today's Sports

  • Commodores win 2nd game in row

    FRENCH LICK—Ethan Myler pitched a four-hitter and Brandon Lasher went 3 for 3 as Perry Central beat Springs Valley 9-4 in PLAC baseball Thursday.
    Myler walked two and struck out five. He threw 67 of his 94 pitches for strikes.
    All four runs against him were unearned due to Perry Central’s six errors.
    “Ethan Myler had a nice performance on the mound,” said Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor. “He only had two walks and did a good job hitting his spots.

  • Tell City boys outdistance...

    TELL CITY—Tell City outscored Boonville 27-5 in distance races en route to an 81-51 boys track victory Thursday.
    The Marksmen swept all three places in the 1600-meter run. Leo Simpson won it in 4:33.05, Thomas Simpson took second in 4:36.62, and Seth Vaquero was third in 4:40.96.
    They also took all three places in the 3200, with Nate Kaiser winning in 10:29.49, Elliot Reed second in 10:49.49, and Alex Ramsey third in 11:05.69.
    Leo Simpson, Thomas Simpson, Chase Beckort and Vaquero won the 3200 relay in 9:38.73.

  • Washington holds off Tell City

    WASHINGTON—A two-run homer and a controversial balk call helped Washington beat Tell City 3-2 in baseball Friday.
    The Hatchets hit the homer in the first inning.
    In the fifth they increased their lead to 3-0 on a hit batsman, balk, and RBI single.
    That enabled them to withstand single runs by Tell City in the sixth and seventh innings.

  • Graham MVP as PC’s boys 3rd in...

    MITCHELL—Marcus Graham won four events to earn Most Valuable Performer honors and lead Perry Central to third place in the PLAC boys track meet Friday.
    Crawford County won with 110 points, two more than runner-up Mitchell. Perry Central scored 89.
    Graham won the 1600-meter run in 4:46.62, the 800 in 2:03.96, and the 3200 in 9:59.17.
    He teamed with John Bashor, Creek Wright and Logan Hubert to win the 3200 relay in 8:36.83.
    Despite running one more event than usual, Graham set a personal record in the 3200.

  • Springs Valley nips Perry...

    MITCHELL—Shenay Francis earned the meet’s Most Valuable Performer honors to lead Springs Valley past Perry Central for the PLAC girls track title Friday.
    Springs Valley scored 151 points, seven more than Perry Central in the seven-team meet. Mitchell placed third with 88.
    Francis scored 30.5 points to edge Perry Central’s Macey Emmons by half a point for the MVP award.
    Emmons won the 1600-meter run in 5:52.31 and the 3200 in 12:58.23.

  • Arnold resigns as Tell City’s...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Greg Arnold has resigned as Tell City’s boys basketball coach, Principal Brad Ramsey confirmed Thursday.
    Arnold could not be reached for comment but Ramsey said, “I think he told his boys yesterday and he has submitted his letter to (Tell City-Troy Township Schools Superintendent John) Scioldo.”
    Asked his timetable for hiring Arnold’s successor, Ramsey said, “Obviously the sooner, the better” so he could run his own summer program with the team.

  • Arnold resigns as Tell City...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Greg Arnold has resigned as Tell City’s boys basketball coach, Principal Brad Ramsey confirmed Thursday.
    Arnold could not be reached for comment but Ramsey said, “He told his boys yesterday and he has submitted his letter to (Tell City-Troy Township Schools Superintendent John) Scioldo.”
    Asked his timetable for hiring Arnold’s successor, Ramsey said, “Obviously the sooner, the better” so he could run his own summer program with the team.

  • James’ three blue ribbons lead...

    LEOPOLD—Taylor James won both hurdles races and the long jump to lead Perry Central to second place in the PLAC junior high boys track meet Friday.
    James ran the 110-meter hurdles in 17.31 seconds and the 300 hurdles in 46.17.
    He went 16 feet, 3 3/4 inches in the long jump.
    Dylan Hubert threw the discus 122 feet, 10 inches for Perry Central’s other first place.
    Chase James placed second in the 400 dash in 56.15 and Josh Young took second in the 1600 in 5:28.46.
    The Commodores also took second in the 1600 relay in 4:07.62.

  • Baseball, softball postponed

    PERRY COUNTY—Baseball games involving Perry County teams Saturday and baseball and softball games Wednesday were postponed due to rain.
    Tell City’s PAC baseball game at North Posey has been rescheduled for Friday, May 13, at 6 p.m.
    Tell City was originally scheduled to play at Heritage Hills that day, but that was not a conference game as those teams have already met this season. So the second Heritage Hills game will be canceled to make way for the North Posey game.

  • Tell City splits PAC matches

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City won both doubles matches and No. 2 singles to beat Tecumseh 3-2 in PAC girls tennis Monday.
    Baylie Peter cruised past Cierra Brown 6-1, 6-0 in No. 2 singles.
    Amy Hackbarth and Kyra Gentry had to go three sets to dispose of Megan Osborne and Darian Meyer 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 in No. 1 doubles.
    Mary Steen and Kaydi Backer survived a first-set tie-breaker to beat Allie Lochmueller and Bailey Perkins 7-6 (7-5), 6-1 in No. 2 doubles.
    Tecumseh’s Megan Tooley beat Madilyn Hoskinson 7-5, 6-1 in No. 1 singles.