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Today's Sports

  • Tell City routs South Central

    ELIZABETH—Madison Schuetter drove in three runs with a homer and a double as Tell City pounded South Central 10-0 in softball Thursday.
    Morgan Schuetter added three hits and two RBIs and Chelsey Billings had a double and a single with two RBIs.
    Tell City took control early by scoring six runs in the first inning.
    The Marksmen’s first seven batters that inning reached base - three by errors, two on walks and two via hits.

  • Spenser Deom signs to play...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—One Tell City graduate helped the University of Southern Indiana win an NCAA Division II national baseball title last spring. Now another one will try to do the same.
    Tell City senior center fielder Spenser Deom signed Thursday to play baseball for USI.
    “My summer coach (with the Evansville Razorbacks) kind of first pointed me toward USI,” said Deom. “And they have a good coach in Coach (Tracy) Archuleta. I’m sure he could coach a lot of Division I teams around.”

  • Perry Central 1st, Tell City 3rd...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Sarah Schlachter and Amber Lindauer each won three events to lead Perry Central to victory in girls triangular track meet Thursday.
    Perry Central scored 64.5 points, Forest Park 61.5, and Tell City 40.
    Lindauer won the 100-meter high hurdles in 16.64 seconds and the 300 low hurdles in 50.03.
    She teamed with Grace James, Schlachter and Verna Schwartz to win the 1600 relay in 4:35.76. That was the meet’s final event and clinched the Commodores’ victory.

  • Tell City outruns Perry Central...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Elliott Brown and Devin Newton each won two individual events as Tell City beat Perry Central 81-51 in boys track Thursday.
    Brown won the 100-meter dash in 11.14 seconds and the 200 in 23.52.
    Newton won both hurdles races, running the 110 highs in 17.78 and the 300 intermediates in 45.14.
    Brown also ran on two winning relays. He teamed with Jackson Ramsey, Cameron Kessinger and Malcoln Lincoln to win the 400 relay in 46.72.

  • PC girls scoreless at Jasper

    JASPER—Perry Central was shut out in all three games of Jasper’s softball tourney last weekend.
    The Commodores lost 14-0 to Castle, 8-0 to Corydon, and 12-0 to Jasper. They had only seven hits for the tourney.
    They had just one hit against Corydon. Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber noted, “It is a team we played earlier (April 8), same pitcher, and we had eight hits and scored 10 runs. So it shows the potential this team has if they want to put forth the effort.”

  • Braves’ big blows bop Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Shelby Beard hit a three-run triple in a seven-run second inning that propelled Tecumseh past Cannelton 13-2 in baseball Saturday.
    The Beards combined for the majority of Tecumseh’s five extra-base hits, as Shelby Beard also hit a double and Aaron Beard hit a three-run homer.
    Freshman Ethan Melton pitched the first two innings for Cannelton to take the loss, though all seven runs he allowed were unearned. He gave up two hits and five walks and struck out one.

  • Cougars, Pioneers top Perry...

    RAMSEY—A five-run third inning propelled North Harrison past Perry Central 10-3 in baseball Saturday.
    “We gave up one big inning, but other than that we did a good job competing,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers.
    Freshman Luke Bishop went 2 for 4 with a double to lead Perry Central’s six-hit attack. He drove in one run.
    Bryce Ridener pitched a complete game for Perry Central. He gave up 14 hits but walked none and struck out one.

  • Hayes selects Memphis

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City senior Kassidie Hayes has decided to follow her sister, McKenzie, to the University of Memphis.
    Kassidie signed a letter of intent Tuesday to become a thrower for the NCAA Division I school’s women’s track and field team.
    McKenzie is a sophomore volleyball player for the Tigers and Kassidie said her familiarity with the school from watching her play was the main reason she chose the Tigers over Murray State and Indiana State.

  • Tell City edges Titans, Huskies

    TELL CITY—Tell City rallied for four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat Gibson Southern 6-5 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    Gibson Southern scored two runs in the top of the seventh to increase its lead to 5-2. And Tell City’s first batter in the bottom of the seventh popped up to the pitcher.
    But then Travis Burchett singled, Nick Smith reached base on an error by the shortstop, and Tanner Straneva walked to load the bases.
    Spenser Beard cleared them with a triple over the right fielder’s head to tie the game.

  • Tell City blanks Cannelton twice

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Morgan Schuetter, Jennifer Trujillo and Chelsey Billings combined to pitch 10 shutout innings as Tell City beat Cannelton 13-0 and 10-0 in a softball doubleheader Tuesday.
    Schuetter pitched the first three innings of the first game, giving up two hits and no walks and striking out six.
    Trujillo pitched the last two innings of that game, giving up one hit and no walks and striking out one.