Today's Sports

  • Pierrard propels Perry Central...

    HUNTINGBURG—Aaron Pierrard won two individual events and two relays to lead Perry Central to victory in a boys triangular track meet Tuesday.
    Perry Central scored 66 points to edge Southridge by one point. South Spencer was third with 36.
    Pierrard won the 1600-meter run in 4:37 and the 3200 in 10:13.
    He teamed with Michael Schwartz, John Bashor and Marcus Graham to win the 3200 relay in 8:46.
    Schwartz, Creek Wright, Luke Hilgenhold and Pierrard won the 1600 relay in 3:39.
    Wright, a freshman, also won the 400 dash in 55.7 seconds.

  • Late run propels Marksmen past...

    TELL CITY—Chelsey Billings scored an unearned run in the sixth inning to lift Tell City past Paoli 2-1 in softball Saturday.
    Billings led off the inning with a single and advanced to second on an error by the first baseman.
    She stole third base and continued home on an error by the third baseman.
    The Marksmen scored their first run in the fourth inning on singles by Hayley Fackler and Morgan Schuetter.
    Tell City had four hits, with Emili Stephens getting one in the second inning.

  • Vikings trounce Perry Central

    LEOPOLD—North Posey scored at least two runs in every inning to beat Perry Central 12-2 in baseball Saturday.
    The Vikings had 12 hits and took advantage of four Perry Central errors as they won the game in five innings by the 10-run rule.
    Perry Central had six hits but did not put enough together to score until the fifth inning.
    Grant Pund doubled home one run that inning and the other one scored on a passed ball.
    Pund went 2 for 3 to lead Perry Central.
    The Commodores made decent contact, striking out only three times.

  • Rebels rout Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—It’s not a good sign for a baseball team when it has more errors than hits. That was the case for Tell City in Saturday’s 11-1 loss to South Spencer.
    The Rebels took advantage of Tell City’s seven errors, as well as some passed balls and wild pitches, nine walks and two hit batsmen.

  • 10-run inning propels Tell City...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City scored 10 runs with two outs in the fourth inning to beat Perry Central 14-6 in softball Monday.
    The Marksmen made consistent contact throughout, as they never struck out. But they trailed 4-3 entering the bottom of the third.
    Emili Stephens quickly tied the score by hitting a shot to left field that hit the top of the fence and then bounced over for a home run.

  • Paoli knocks off Marksmen 4-1

    PAOLI—Kelsey Gowers won in No. 3 singles but Paoli won the rest of the matches to beat Tell City 4-1 in girls tennis Thursday.
    Gowers survived two close sets to beat Lexi Osborn 7-5, 7-6 (7-3).
    Addie Peter went three sets before losing to Megan Dooley 3-6, 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles.
    Jessica Fullington beat Cassie Bryant 6-3, 6-2 in No. 2 singles.
    Shelby Meredith and Alyssa Osborn beat Megan Teague and Amy Hackbarth 6-3, 6-4.
    Alex Ross and Brandie Hankins defeated Mercedes Mendez and Madilyn Hoskinson 6-0, 6-3 in No. 2 doubles.

  • Cannelton victim of perfect game

    LYNNVILLE—Five Tecumseh pitchers combined to pitch a perfect game as the Braves beat Cannelton 22-0 in softball Friday.
    Cannelton batters struck out 12 times in the five-inning game. “We only put the ball in play three times,” noted Cannelton Coach Brian Lawalin.
    He did not have the names of all the Braves’ pitchers but said he believed they used a different one each inning. “They have a lot of good pitchers.”
    Cannelton has no experience at that position and it showed.

  • Vikings overtake Tell City

    POSEYVILLE—North Posey scored eight runs - seven unearned - in the bottom of the sixth inning to beat Tell City 9-4 in PAC softball Friday.
    Five hits and four Tell City errors fueled the Vikings’ rally.
    The Marksmen had committed only one error until that inning.
    “We were winning 4-1 until the bottom of the sixth when our defense collapsed,” noted Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter. “Overall we played very well. Our girls learned the hard way that you have to complete the game and play all seven innings to get the win.”

  • Corydon’s late rally beats Perry...

    LEOPOLD—Corydon rallied for five runs in the top of the seventh inning to beat Perry Central 13-10 in softball Wednesday.
    Two errors by Perry Central “on real simple stuff that we just need to fix” helped fuel that rally, said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.
    Perry Central led 10-8 going into that inning. Lea Harbaville went 2 for 4 and drove in three runs for the Commodores.
    Madison Guillaume drove in two runs with a single and Hannah Edwards added an RBI double.

  • South Spencer no-hits Commodores

    ROCKPORT—Trey Toler and Sammy Rowan combined to pitch a no-hitter as South Spencer beat Perry Central 14-0 in baseball Friday.
    The Rebel pitchers struck out 10 and walked none in the game, which ended after five innings by the 10-run rule.
    Toler threw four perfect innings. Then Rowan relieved him in the fifth inning. Trey Mullis led off that inning by getting hit by a pitch.
    Two outs later, Adam Dauby reached base on an error, putting Perry Central runners on first and second.
    But that was as far as they got.