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Today's Sports

  • Beard, Goffinet propel TC to 3rd...

    CHARLESTOWN—Spenser Beard hit two home runs and Reed Goffinet pitched a two-hitter as Tell City shut out Henryville 15-0 in the consolation game of Charlestown’s baseball tourney Saturday.
    Goffinet struck out eight and walked only one in the five-inning game.
    “He threw the ball real well,” said Tell City Coach Jason Wilkerson.
    Beard supported him with four RBIs on his fourth and fifth homers of the season.
    Goffinet drove in three runs himself and Nathan Freeman added two RBIs.

  • PC girls win PLAC by 83 points

    MITCHELL—Complete team scores released Monday show that Perry Central won Friday’s PLAC girls track meet by 74 points, its biggest margin of victory since winning by 83 in 2007.
    Results released Friday did not include girls team scores or field events scoring.
    Monday’s complete results showed Perry Central scored 162 1/3 points and Mitchell was second with 88 1/3.
    Hannah Harpenau was the only Perry Central girl to win a field event, going 15 feet, 7 inches in the long jump. Teammate Sarah Schlachter was third at 14-5 1/2.

  • Sectional should be big day for...

    Tell City and Perry Central’s girls track teams had excellent records going into Tuesday’s sectional - Tell City was 24-3, its best record in years and Perry Central was 28-8-1 - and both did well in the sectional.
    But neither could beat defending champion Jasper because of the Wildcats’ superior depth.
    However the Jasper boys sectional today is likely to produce a champion from Perry County for the fourth year in a row. The only question seems to be whether it will be Tell City or Perry Central.

  • Tell City’s 17 hits beat Perry...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tell City left 14 runners on base but still beat Perry Central 11-1 in baseball Monday.
    The Marksmen had 17 hits, including four doubles.
    They also took advantage of five walks, three hit batsmen,  three wild pitches, six stolen bases, a balk, and two Perry Central errors.
    They left the bases loaded in the first and left two on in the second as they did not score in those innings.

  • Flannagan’s 3 wins lead Tell...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Logan Flannagan won three events to lead Tell City to third place in the 10-team Perry Central girls track sectional Tuesday.
    Jasper won with 144 points, 46.5 more than runner-up Forest Park.
    Tell City finished just 1 1/6 points behind Forest Park.
    Perry Central was fifth with 81. Hannah Harpenau won the long jump to lead the Commodores.
    Perry County runners dominated the hurdles races, with Flannagan winning both of them.

  • Softball sectional pairings drawn

    BRETZVILLE—Perry Central drew a first-round bye and Tell City drew the long bracket in pairings for the Forest Park softball sectional drawn by the IHSAA Thursday.
    The sectional will be played at Cedar Crest School next week.
    Tell City will play North Posey in the first round Tuesday, May 27, at approximately 7 p.m. (all are Perry County times), after Mater Dei plays South Spencer at 5:30 p.m.
    The winners of those two games will meet in the first semifinal game Wednesday, May 28, at 5:30 p.m.

  • Singles lift Tell City past...

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City won all three singles matches to beat Heritage Hills 3-2 in PAC girls tennis Thursday.
    Addie Peter beat Meredith Balbach 6-1, 6-3 in No. 1 singles, Cassie Bryant defeated Vanessa Lahee 6-1, 6-1 in No. 2, and Kelsey Gowers beat Alexis Rube 6-1, 6-4 in No. 3.
    Heritage Hills’ Hannah Turner and Krystal Schmidt beat Emily Olberding and Megan Teague 6-1, 6-0 in No. 1 doubles.
    Kayla Hildenbrand and Amber Schmidt beat Baylie Peter and Amy Hackbarth 6-1, 6-2 in No. 2 doubles.

  • 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.