Today's Sports

  • Tell City shuts out Patriots

    LINCOLN CITY—Rhett Baumeister and Chris Schaefer combined to pitch a two-hitter as Tell City shut out Heritage Hills 5-0 in baseball Friday.
    Baumeister struck out 12, gave up two hits, and walked only one as he pitched the first six innings.
    “His command of his curveball and slider tonight was tremendous,” said Tell City Coach Jason Wilkerson. “Probably next to the Memorial game this was his best effort of the season.
    “What he did tonight was he didn’t put so much pressure on himself.”

  • Perry Central girls win 28th...

    MITCHELL—Perry Central won the PLAC girls track meet Friday for the 19th time in the last 20 years and 28th time in the 35-year history of the conference.
    But the Commodores’ victory margin wasn’t known, as official results given to coaches and media  after the meet did not have the page with the final scores and the results of four of the five field events.
    Perry Central’s Hannah Harpenau won the long jump, the one field event listed.

  • Perry Central boys win 9th...

    MITCHELL—Andrew Huber won four events to earn the Most Valuable Performer award as Perry Central won the PLAC boys track meet for the ninth straight year Friday.
    The Commodores scored 156.5 points, 74.5 more than runner-up Springs Valley.
    Huber set a meet record as he won the 300-meter intermediate hurdles in 40.42 seconds.
    He also won the 110 high hurdles in 15.72 and the high jump at 6 feet.
    He teamed with Bryce Lain, Dacota Schaad and Michael Schwartz to win the 1600 relay in 3:37.19.

  • Marksmen dominate PAC boys meet

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City won nine events and placed second in four others to score a record 176 points in the PAC boys track meet Thursday.
    Second-place Gibson Southern finished 83 points behind the Marksmen, also giving the Marksmen the record for biggest margin of victory in the conference.
    The Marksmen’s point total was their highest ever in any conference meet, including their days in the Big Eight and Southern Indiana Athletic Conference.

  • Payne leads PC boys to PLAC title

    PAOLI—Clinton Payne was named the Most Valuable Performer of the meet as Perry Central won the PLAC junior high boys track meet Saturday.
    Perry Central had one individual champion in the girls meet as it finished fourth.
    Only eight boys events and nine girls events were completed before rain and lightning caused the meet to be suspended.
    When the weather failed to cooperate again Monday, meet officials decided to cancel the rest of the meet and score it with the events completed.

  • Chargers stop Tell City streak

    TELL CITY—Pike Central won every match in straight sets to beat Tell City 5-0 in PAC girls tennis Saturday, ending the Marksmen’s three-match winning streak.
    The Marksmen played without No. 1 singles player Addie Peter, who was at the state academic bowl competition. So they had to move two singles players up and insert usual JV player Baylie Peter into the starting lineup.
    Yet the closest match was in No. 2 singles, where Hope Waltz beat Kelsey Gowers 6-4, 6-4.

  • Tell City loses 2 softball games

    TELL CITY—Tell City had two of its best hitting games of the season but lost in girls softball Monday and Tuesday.
    The Marksmen had six hits in a 4-1 PAC loss to North Posey Monday.
    They committed six errors, but only one of the Vikings’ runs was unearned.
    Sydney Goffinet pitched a complete game for Tell City. She walked only one and struck out none.
    “It was probably our best game of the season,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter.
    The Marksmen had trouble putting their hits together after the first inning, though.

  • Bulldogs suffer 3 losses

    WHITESVILLE, Ky.—Cannelton played its best defense of the season, committing only one error, but gave up 17 hits in a 14-4 baseball loss to Whitesville Trinity Saturday.
    The Raiders scored seven runs in the fourth inning to take control.
    “We had a couple of bang-bang plays where we didn’t get the call that inning,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    “One was a force out at second—the umpire said Sierra (Alvarez, Cannelton’s second baseman) pulled her foot off the bag, but the runner was really out.

  • Tell City 2nd in 4-team match

    JASPER—Grant Bolin shot 14-over-par 86 to lead Tell City to 13th place in the 14-team Wildcat Invitational boys golf tourney at Sultan’s Run Saturday.
    Tell City shot 375 to finish five strokes ahead of Evansville Day.
    Corydon won with 299. The Panthers had three of tourney’s top four scorers, including medalist Mitchell Frederick with 72.
    Mason Waninger and Damian Harney each shot 92 and Jimmy Phillips 101 to complete Tell City’s scoring.
    Bolin and Waninger each birdied the par-5, No. 6 hole.

  • Flannagan commits to play...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City three-sport star Logan Flannagan has found the college and sport she likes best, so she signed a letter of intent Monday to play volleyball for Indiana University Southeast.
    Flannagan, one of the area’s top track stars, said she also considered doing that sport in college “but I really love volleyball more than anything.”
    Kentucky Wesleyan and Brescia also recruited her for volleyball.