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Today's Sports

  • PC ties Senators for PLAC crown

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central committed seven errors in a 7-3 PLAC softball loss to West Washington Monday.
    Those two teams thus tied for the conference title, each finishing 5-1 in PLAC games. This is the third year in a row that Perry Central has claimed at least a share of the title.
    The Commodores had hoped to win the title outright. But “we just made way too many errors - we made simple things difficult again,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.

  • Waninger 3rd in PAC tourney

    SANTA CLAUS—Tell City’s Mason Waninger placed third in the PAC boys golf tourney Saturday to make the all-conference team.

  • 11-run first inning helps Tell...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City scored 11 runs in the first inning and coasted past Perry Central 12-2 in baseball Monday.
    Spenser Deom led off the first inning with a single up the middle and stole second base. One out later, Hunter Rowe beat out an infield hit up the middle.
    Travis Burchett followed with his seventh home run of the season to put the Marksmen up 3-0.
    An error by the third baseman, a walk, and infield hit by Reed Goffinet, and two more walks followed.

  • Hayes, Lindauer, Underhill...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central won two events and Tell City won one in the Perry Central girls track sectional Tuesday.
    Perry Central scored 79.5 points to place fourth in the 10-team meet. Tell City finished seventh with 42. Jasper won with 143.5.
    Tell City senior Kassidie Hayes repeated as champion in the shot put with a 37-foot-4 1/2 throw.
    Perry Central’s Jessica Coultas placed third with a personal-record 34-6 1/2 after being seeded eighth.

  • Rain can’t stop fishing derby
  • Tell City has most girls tennis...

    TELL CITY—Tell City won all three singles matches and No. 2 doubles to beat Harrison 4-1 in girls tennis Thursday.
    It was Tell City’s first win over the Evansville school since a 3-2 victory in 1998. It raised the Marksmen’s record to 9-4, giving them their most victories since the 1998 team finished 10-6.
    Addie Peter beat Erin Schultz 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 in No. 1 singles and Cassie Bryant edged Kelsey Volkman 7-5, 5-7, 6-3 in No. 2.
    Kelsey Gowers defeated Satsuki Ueno 6-4, 6-4 in No. 3 singles.

  • Raiders top Tell City 4-1

    TELL CITY—Jacob Brewer threw a four-hitter as Southridge beat Tell City 4-1 in PAC baseball Thursday.
    Brewer, a senior left-hander who will pitch for West Virginia University next year, “was on his game tonight and simply beat us,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “He threw four pitches for strikes, commanded the strike zone, and made some great pitches.

  • Softball sectional drawings set

    INDIANAPOLIS—A Perry County team is guaranteed to be in the championship game of the Forest Park softball sectional at Cedar Crest School.
    The IHSAA drew its sectional pairings Tuesday and Tell City and Perry Central drew each other in the bye bracket of the six-team sectional for a 7 p.m. game Wednesday, May 27.
    The winner of that game will be in the championship game 6 p.m. Thursday, May 28.
    The four teams in the other bracket include three ranked in the top 10 in the state in Class 2A.

  • Commodores outhit Mitchell;...

    MITCHELL—Perry Central had six batters with two hits apiece as it beat Mitchell 13-4 in PLAC softball Thursday.
    After starting the season 1-7, the Commodores improved to 10-11 overall and 5-0 in the PLAC, clinching at least a tie for the conference title.
    Their only remaining conference game is today against West Washington, which has one conference loss.
    Mitchell finished 4-2 in conference play.

  • Commodores sweep Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Perry Central took advantage of six walks and six Cannelton errors to beat the Bulldogs 12-0 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Thursday.
    The Commodores outhit Cannelton only 7-4 but they committed only one error.
    Perry Central pitcher Ethan Myler did walk six batters, but his defense backed him with two double plays. And he never gave up more than one hit in any inning.