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  • 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.

  • Tell City girls second in triangular

    LYNNVILLE—Mariah Blake won two individual events and two relays as Tell City placed second in a girls triangular track meet Monday.
    Tell City won nine of the 16 events but Northeast Dubois used its superior depth to edge the Marksmen 68-61. Tecumseh scored 10 points.
    Blake won the 400-meter dash in 1:05.90 and the 800 in 2:49.13.
    She teamed with Hanna Goffinet, Addie Terry and Hailey Carman to win the 3200 relay in 11:12.77.
    Blake, Terry, Hannah Schaefer and Logan Flannagan won the 1600 relay in 4:33.28.
    Goffinet also won the 1600 run in 6:08.34 and the 3200 in 13:31.31.

  • PC girls second in triangular

    REO—Cathryn Peter won three races as Perry Central finished second in a girls triangular track meet Tuesday.
    Southridge won with 80 points. Perry Central scored 68 and South Spencer 18.
    Peter won the 1600-meter run in 5:47 and the 3200 in 12:35.
    She teamed with Megan Thomas, Jessica Theis and Marie Schwartz to win the 3200 relay in 10:45.
    Amber Lindauer ran the 300 low hurdles in 52.16 for Perry Central’s other running victory.
    The Commodores also won two field events. Hannah Harpenau took the long jump at 14 feet, 6 inches and Ashley Gengelbach cleared 5 feet to win the high jump.

  • Cassidy wins 12 awards

    By LARRY GOFFINET Sports Editor LEOPOLD—Tanner Cassidy received 12 awards, including Most Valuable Player, for boys basketball at Perry Central’s winter sports awards program Sunday.

  • Perry Central knocks off Providence

    LEOPOLD—Sydney Goffinet hit a two-run homer in a four-run third inning that carried Perry Central past Providence 5-3 in girls softball Tuesday.
    Brooke Litherland added a double to Perry Central’s six-hit attack for the game and Ashley Guillaume drove in a run with a single.
    Miranda Claise scattered eight Providence hits as she pitched a complete game for her fourth win of the season.
    She struck out one and walked none but hit two batters.
    Her teammates backed her with errorless defense.