Today's Sports

  • Labhart makes All-PLAC softball...

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    LEOPOLD—Perry Central sophomore outfielder Maddie Labhart was named to the All-PLAC softball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Labhart hit .389 in six conference games with eight RBIs and four stolen bases.
    Overall she hit .264 with a .371 on-base percentage and 11 RBIs.
    West Washington led the 15-girl all-conference team with four selections and Paoli was next with three.

  • Myler on All-PLAC baseball team

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    LEOPOLD—Perry Central senior Ethan Myler was named to the All-PLAC baseball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Myler, who also made the team last year, was one of five repeat selections on the 15-man squad.
    He was listed on the ballot of every coach who was eligible to vote for him (coaches could not vote for their own players).
    Myler, a pitcher/outfielder/first baseman, hit .500 with three stolen bases and three RBIs in conference games.

  • Simpson 15th, Graham 20th in...

    BLOOMINGTON—Tell City junior Leo Simpson exceeded his seed by five places as he finished 15th in the 3200-meter run at the boys state track meet Friday.

  • Perry Central’s old track gang...

    The end of a sports season often brings transitions, such as a longtime coach retiring.

  • Perry Central 5th in PLAC golf

    FRENCH LICK—Zach James made all-conference but Perry Central finished fifth among six teams in the PLAC golf tourney Monday.
    Perry Central shot 391. Paoli won with 353.
    James shot 87 to finish seventh individually. The top eight made all-conference.
    James birdied two of the 18 holes.
    Other Perry Central scorers were Coby Aders with 100, Brennan Tucker 101, and Garrett James 103.
    Lain Knieriem was the Commodores’ fifth man with 105.

  • Walks help Northeast Dubois...

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    DUBOIS—Cannelton pitchers gave up 14 walks in a 17-2 first-round Class A baseball sectional loss to Northeast Dubois Monday.
    The Bulldogs also hit two batters and threw six wild pitches.
    “You’re not going to beat anybody walking 14 batters - you’re just not going to do it,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “At some point you’ve got to step up and throw strikes.”

  • Tell City 4th in quadrangular

    SANTA CLAUS—Colin Noble shot 41, but Tell City’s other three scorers averaged 55 as the Marksmen finished fourth in a four-team boys golf match Thursday.
    Heritage Hills and Forest Park each shot 162, with Heritage Hills winning based on a better fifth-man score.
    Evansville Central shot 175 and Tell City 205.
    Noble did not score any birdies but did not shoot more than 1 over par on any hole as he turned in a consistent round.
    Ethan Maffia shot 49 for Tell City and Marcus Fortwendel 57.

  • Graham, Simpson qualify for...

    EVANSVILLE—The 3200-meter race in Evansville Central’s boys track regional Thursday featured a strong field. And two of the top three finishers were from Perry County.
    Perry Central’s Marcus Graham placed second in 9:24.18 and Tell City’s Leo Simpson took third in 9:30.73 as both qualified for this Friday’s state meet, which will be held at Indiana University in Bloomington at 2 p.m. The 3200 race will start at 7:15 p.m.

  • Rowan, Rebels stop Tell City in...

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    ROCKPORT—Three South Spencer pitchers combined to strike out 15 and walk only two as the Rebels beat Tell City 9-1 in their first-round Class 2A baseball sectional game Thursday.
    Sammy Rowan, who started for Rockport in the American Legion World Series semifinals last summer, pitched the first five innings for the Rebels to get the win. He scattered five hits, walked two, and struck out nine.

  • Rangers eliminate Perry Central...

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    ROCKPORT—Forest Park put its hits together better as it defeated Perry Central 5-2 in the first round of the Class 2A baseball sectional Thursday.
    The Commodores outhit Forest Park 7-5 but never scored more than one run in an inning.
    The Commodores had some other well-hit balls, “but we hit them at them early in the game - we couldn’t find the gaps,” said Perry Central Coach Jeremy Edwards.
    They had only one hit as they fell behind 5-0 in the first three innings.