Today's Sports

  • PC boys 3rd in triangular

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central won four events but finished third in a boys triangular track meet Thursday.
    Northeast Dubois won with 63 points. Springs Valley scored 54 and Perry Central 50.
    Perry Central sophomore Clay James won both hurdles races, taking the 110 high hurdles in 16.53 seconds and the 300 intermediates in 43.47.
    Cain Hohne tied his personal record as he won the high jump at 6 feet, 2 inches.
    Nathian Rogier set a personal record as he cleared 12 feet, 6 inches to win the pole vault.

  • Commodores sweep Bulldogs

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    LEOPOLD—Perry Central scored 15 runs in the first inning en route to a 21-1 softball victory over Cannelton Wednesday.
    The Commodores sent 20 batters to the plate in their big inning. Seven hits, four walks, two hit batsmen and six errors fueled the outburst.
    Kaila James hit a two-run triple to deep center field that inning. Maria Hubert added two RBI singles and Maddie Labhart hit an RBI double.
    Hubert went 3 for 3 with three runs scored and two RBIs for the game.

  • Burchett slugs Tell City past...

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    TELL CITY—Travis Burchett hit two two-run homers as Tell City beat Boonville 6-5 in baseball Thursday.
    Burchett’s second homer, over the center-field fence with one out in the sixth inning, put the Marksmen ahead 5-3.
    Boonville tied the score with two runs in the top of the sixth on a hit, an error, and a two-run double to left-center by Evan Garrison.
    In the bottom of the sixth Tell City’s Logan Gaynor greeted Boonville reliever Kalan Bucherl with a double to the left-field corner.

  • Marksmen nip Perry Central

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    LEOPOLD—Often an inexperienced softball team gets little production from the bottom half of its batting order.
    But Tell City’s bottom five batters, all first-year starters, combined for eight hits and seven runs scored as the Marksmen beat Perry Central 8-6 Friday.
    The Marksmen trailed 5-2 when Annie Wood, the fifth batter in their order, led off the fourth inning with a single up the middle.

  • Six Tell Citians are champions...

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    TELL CITY—Six Tell City Wrestling Club members won titles in the club’s own freestyle tourney Saturday.
    Brody Dixon went 4-0 with two pins to win the intermediate 55-60-pound weight class.
    Max Fortwendel also went 4-0 as he won the intermediate 65-70 weight class.
    Terry Landon in novice 80-85 and Tyce DuPont in schoolboy 105 each won both his matches by pins as they won their weight classes.

  • Kohnert, Hagedorn lead Tell City...

    FERDINAND—Emily Hagedorn and Emma Kohnert each won a field event to lead Tell City to fourth place in Forest Park’s girls track invitational Tuesday.
    Boonville won the eight-team meet with142 points. Tell City scored 70.
    Hagedorn threw the shot a season-best 35 feet, 2 inches. McKenna Walter of Boonville also threw it 35-2 but Hagedorn had the better second-best throw.
    Kammie Jo Hayes placed fourth at 32-5, giving Tell City 15 points in that event.

  • Wildcats outshoot Perry Central...

    ENGLISH—Jasper had the four lowest scorers in the match as it beat Perry Central and Tell City in boys golf Monday.
    The Wildcats shot 146, Perry Central 186, and Tell City 194.
    Tell City freshman Colin Noble shot 43, tying Jasper’s fifth and sixth men for the fifth best score in the match.
    Perry Central had better balance than the Marksmen, though. Coby Aders shot 45, Brennan Tucker 46, Zach James 47, and Garrett James 48 for the Commodores’ scoring.

  • Paoli outslugs Perry Central...

    PAOLI—Paoli out-hit Perry Central 14-11 to win 16-15 in PLAC softball Monday.
    The game was also plagued with errors, with Perry Central committing seven and Paoli 11.
    “We made a few steps backwards compared to the Tecumseh game by making simple errors and giving them runs off the errors and then not staying off pitches that we know are out of the zone,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.

  • Eagles’ HR nips Tell City in 7th

    LANESVILLE—Laynie Collins hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift Lanesville past Tell City 6-4 in softball Tuesday.
    Lanesville built a 4-0 lead early but Tell City tied the game with four runs in the fifth inning.
    Haley Presley hit a two-RBI single to start that rally and Chloe Carman doubled home the other two runs.
    Neither team scored again until Collins’ walk-off homer two innings later.

  • PC boys 2nd in invitational

    DUBOIS—Clay James won both hurdles races and Marcus Graham set a meet record in the 3200-meter run to lead Perry Central to second place in Northeast Dubois’ boys track invitational Tuesday.
    Northeast Dubois won the six-team meet with 172 points. Perry Central scored 111 and Forest Park was third with 104.
    James ran the 110-meter high hurdles in 16.24 seconds and the 300 intermediates in 42.65 for his blue ribbons.
    Graham won the 3200 run in 9:42.0, breaking the meet record of 9:43.8 set by Northeast Dubois’ Josh Genet in 2010.