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Today's Sports

  • Trojans nip Perry Central in 8th...

    OAKLAND CITY—Wood Memorial scored an unearned run in the bottom of the seventh inning and another in the eighth to edge Perry Central 3-2 in baseball Friday.
    Perry Central took a 2-0 lead in the first inning on RBIs by Brandon Lasher and Jaron Underhill and stayed ahead until the seventh.
    “None of Wood Memorial’s runs were earned,” noted Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor. “But we had plenty of opportunities to put more runs on the board and just didn’t produce.

  • Pearey powers Cannelton to 12-2...

    DUGGER—Jacob Pearey drove in six runs as Cannelton trounced Dugger Union 12-2 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader April 23.
    Pearey hit a three-run homer over the left-field fence in the second inning, a single in the fifth, and a double in the seventh.
    David Reed also had three of the Bulldogs’ 10 hits and Logan Northener added a single and a double.
    The Bulldogs scored four runs in the seventh inning, three in the second, and three in the fifth as they came within one run of their season-high scoring total.

  • Boonville shuts out Marksmen on...

    BOONVILLE—Tell City had only two hits and committed five errors in a 4-0 baseball loss to Boonville Thursday.
    “Travis Burchett pitched a five-hitter for Tell City, striking out seven and walking two. Only one run against him was earned.
    “Again, we pitched well enough to win,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “Their pitcher threw a nice ballgame (but) we never really put any pressure on them with our offense. He was able to get ahead and throw his two off-speed pitches for strikes.

  • Homer propels Titans to win over...

    TELL CITY—Lora Barton’s three-run homer in the first inning gave Gibson Southern all the runs it needed in a 6-2 PAC softball victory over Tell City Thursday.
    Gibson Southern’s first batter of the game reached base on an error by the right fielder and the next one walked, setting the stage for Barton’s homer.
    The Titans, who won the Class 3A state title last year and have moved up to Class 4A this season, scored solo runs in three of the next four innings.

  • 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,...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    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...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    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.