Today's News

  • Southridge pommels Perry Central

    LEOPOLD—Southridge pounded 27 hits, including 10 for extra bases, to beat Perry Central 24-5 in baseball Wednesday.
    “They hit the ball and we’ve got some work to do on pitching and defense (five errors),” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “Our outfield struggled pretty bad.”
    Tanner Cassidy went 3 for 3 and drove in two runs to lead Perry Central. Andrew Mosby went 2 for 2 and was hit by a pitch for the fourth time this season.

  • Castle outruns Marksman boys

    TELL CITY—Castle won 12 of 16 events to beat Tell City 96-36 in boys track Wednesday.
    “I cut back individual events in preparation for Saturday (when Tell City was to host its invitational); otherwise we could have scored quite a few more points—especially in the distance races,” said Tell City Coach Zac Hartz.
    He noted that the Marksmen “had a lot of season bests and personal records overall.”

  • Huskies roll past Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Evansville North had 13 hits and played errorless defense to beat Tell City 13-3 in baseball Tuesday.
    “That’s the best team we’ll see all year long,” said Tell City Coach Jason Wilkerson. “I believe they are ranked sixth in the state in Class 4A, and they’re for real. They have 11 seniors and seven of their starting nine have received college baseball scholarships.

  • Hayes to play in HBCA all-star game Sunday

    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City senior McKenzie Hayes will play probably her last competitive basketball game Sunday, when she participates in the Hoosier Basketball Coaches Association’s girls all-star game at Tecumseh at 2:15 p.m.
    She will play for the West team. Four girls she played against this season, Kendyl Dearing of Southridge, Auriel Trible of Tecumseh, Nicole Dodd of Northeast Dubois, and Jacey Ritzert of Mount Vernon, are also on the West’s 12-girl roster.

  • Cannelton baseball team falls twice

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Two errors, a walk, a hit batsman and a balk contributed to Collinsville Christian’s six-run third inning in its 12-4 baseball win over Cannelton Friday.
    The Warriors, an Illinois team on spring break, also had four hits that inning, including a double.
    Their other hits that inning were an infield one down the third-base line by their speedy leadoff hitter and two singles to short center field.

  • Dickerson resigns as PC’s girls hoop coach

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Bill Dickerson said Friday that he has turned in his resignation as Perry Central’s girls basketball coach.
    Dickerson, 55, said, “I just feel like the kids need somebody new. I just think it’s time for some new ideas other than my own.”

  • Tecumseh shuts out Cannelton

    LYNNVILLE—Tecumseh had three extra-base hits and took advantage of nine walks to beat Cannelton 12-0 in girls softball Saturday.
    Tecumseh had only four total hits. But MaKenzie Duncan hit an inside-the-park home run in a five-run first inning and Courtney Rudolph hit a triple in the second.
    Cannelton had three hits, including a double by Allicyn Garrett.
    Duncan pitched a complete game for Tecumseh, striking out eight and walking three.

  • Hilgenhold receives Cato scholarship from IHSAA

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central’s Levi Hilgenhold is one of 12 seniors throughout the state to receive this year’s C. Eugene Cato Memorial Scholarship awards.
    To reward the efforts of Indiana’s complete student‐athletes, the IHSAA, Methodist Sports Medicine-The Orthopedic Specialists, the Indianapolis Colts and Sport Graphics, Inc. have once again partnered in sponsoring the program.

  • Perry Central second in triangular

    SANTA CLAUS—James Rogier shot an 11-over-par 47 to lead Perry Central to second place in a three-team boys golf match Tuesday.
    Crawford County won with 186. Perry Central shot 196 and Forest Park 205.
    Nic Pierrard and Nick Edwards each shot 49 and Nathan Bashor 51 to complete the Commodores’ scoring.
    Eric Schepers, who shot 58, and Travis Brown, 73, also played for the Commodores.
    Crawford County’s Winston Glenn was the medalist with 43.

  • Marksmen shut out Wolfpack

    TELL CITY—Tell City won all the singles matches in straight sets and beat Crawford County 5-0 in girls tennis Monday.
    Addie Peter beat Kalea Banet 6-0, 6-2 in No. 1 singles, Cassie Bryant defeated Makayla Young 6-3, 6-1 in No. 2, and Kelsey Gowers shut out Alicia Satterfield 6-0, 6-0 in No. 3.
    Megan Teague and Mercedes Mendez edged Alex Melton and Shea Morgan 7-6 (9-7), 6-4 in No. 1 doubles.
    Amy Hackbarth and Emily Olberding held off Ashton Young and Shyanne Cook 6-1, 5-7, 8-6 (third set tie-breaker instead of full set) in No. 2 doubles.