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Today's News

  • PC pummels Trojans 18-3

    OAKLAND CITY—Reece Davis had four hits and Luke Bishop drove in four runs as Perry Central pounded Wood Memorial 18-3 in baseball Friday.
    The Commodores had 18 hits, all singles. They probably could have had some extra-base hits but held some runners up after building a big lead.
    Davis went 4 for 5, Bishop and Wyatt Edwards each 3 for 5, and Gavin Poole 2 for 4.
    Davis drove in three runs and Kage Kiplinger and Levi Hubert each had two RBIs.
    Edwards pitched all five innings for the win. He gave up five hits and three walks and struck out nine.

  • PC boys 2nd in triangular

    LEOPOLD—Clay James won both hurdles races and a relay to lead Perry Central to second place in a boys track triangular meet Thursday.
    Northeast Dubois won with 68.5 points. Perry Central scored 63.5 and Springs Valley 35.
    James won the 110-meter high hurdles in 16.41 seconds, his best time of the year. Teammate Taylor James placed second in 16.48.
    “They ran really well - those were really good times for both of them,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett.

  • Tell City rules distances, wins 10-team meet

    RAMSEY—Taking first and second places in all three distance races helped Tell City win North Harrison’s 10-team boys track invitational Friday.
    Tell City scored 129 points, 21 more than runner-up Silver Creek.
    Nate Kaiser won the 1600-meter run in 4:27.63 and the 3200 in 9:46.02.
    Thomas Simpson placed second in the 1600 in 4:30.24 and Leo Simpson second in the 3200 in 9:54.68.
    Thomas Simpson won the 800 in 2:02.06 and Alex Ramsey placed second in 2:03.69.
    The Marksmen also won the 3200 relay in 8:36.28.

  • Perry Central nips Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central made several nice defensive plays and scored four unearned runs to beat Tell City 6-5 in softball Friday.
    The game was tied 4-4 in the fifth inning when Chelsey Billings and Brooke Lasher each singled for Perry Central.
    Both moved up a base on a passed ball and both scored on a two-out error by the shortstop to put the Commodores ahead 6-4.

  • PC boys 4th at Dubois

    DUBOIS—Cain Hohne and Levi Rainbolt each won one event to lead Perry Central to fourth place in a six-team boys track invitational Tuesday.
    Hohne won the high jump at 6 feet, 2 inches and placed third in the long jump at 19 feet, 3 inches, a personal record.
    Rainbolt won the 400-meter dash in 53.39 seconds and teamed with Lane Hilgenhold, Creek Wright and Dakota Sommer to place second in the 400 relay in 46.63.
    Wright, who filled in for Josh Smith, who was sick, on that relay, was also on two other second-place relays.

  • Tell City blanks Blackhawks

    TELL CITY—Morgan Schuetter pitched a one-hitter and Tell City put the game away with a six-run fourth inning to beat Springs Valley 10-0 in softball Saturday.
    Schuetter struck out six and walked two in the five-inning game.
    Chloe Sandage hit a single and a double and Chloe Carman also went 2 for 3 to lead Tell City hitters. They each drove in two runs.
    Schuetter added a double and Emili Stephens, Annie Wood and Ava Hilgenhold each singled home a run.
    It took the Marksmen a while to get their offense going, though.

  • Commodores clobber Crawford County 10-0

    LEOPOLD—Olivia Hauser pitched a one-hitter as Perry Central walloped Crawford County 10-0 in PLAC softball Saturday.
    The win was the Commo-dores’ first of the season. But Coach Mark Rothgerber said a 4-3 loss the previous night to Tecumseh, which is ranked No. 2 in the state in Class A this week, “really helped boost us.
    “We hit the ball extremely well and had zero errors, so hopefully we keep up the positive attitude and effort.

  • Jeeps erupt late to top PC

    LEOPOLD—Northeast Dubois exploded for six runs in the fifth inning and six in the seventh to defeat Perry Central 18-8 in baseball Saturday.
    The Jeeps are ranked No. 4 in the state in Class A this week, but Perry Central led 8-6 going into the fifth inning.
    The Jeeps scored six runs with two outs in that inning, though, against Perry Central starter Wyatt Edwards and reliever Reece Davis.

  • Bulldogs slug Dugger

    DUGGER—Cannelton built a 19-3 lead in the first 2 1/2 innings and held on to beat Dugger Union 22-19 in baseball Saturday.
    Rafe Garrett went 5 for 5 with three doubles and five RBIs to lead Cannelton’s 21-hit attack.
    Logan Marshall also had five hits and drove in four runs and scored four. Ethan Melton went 4 for 5 with three doubles and three RBIs.
    Nolan Aders, Bryce Faulkenberg and Patrick Lawson each added two hits, with Aders driving in two runs.

  • TC slams Chargers; falls to Central 1-0

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Preston Hendershot threw a three-hitter and hit a grand slam as Tell City clobbered Pike Central 11-1 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    Hendershot walked two and struck out seven in the five-inning game.
    “Preston pitched a great game,” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield. “It was nice to see him back to his old self after a rough first start.
    “We hit the ball well again and ran the bases exceptionally well with seven stolen bases (including two by Bryon Reid).