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Today's Sports

  • PC defeats Tell City 12-2

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Wes Scamahorn drove in five runs and Wyatt Edwards pitched a six-hitter as Perry Central beat Tell City 12-2 in baseball Monday.
    It was the Commodores’ first win over Tell City in exactly 11 years, since a 7-3 victory May 14, 2007.
    Edwards gave up two runs in the first inning on singles by Nick Smith and Whitaker Lyons, three walks and a balk.
    But he walked only one more the rest of the way.

  • Bulldogs win 3 of 4 games

    CROTHERSVILLE—Cannelton’s baseball team found success in a variety of ways as it won three games in a row Saturday through Monday.
    The Bulldogs beat Crothersville 2-1 in the first game of a doubleheader Saturday despite having no hits and drawing only two walks in seven innings.
    They took advantage of two hit batsmen and two Crothersville errors, as both Cannelton runs were unearned.
    Rafe Garrett was hit by a pitch twice and scored one of the runs. Ethan Melton scored the other one after walking.

  • Commodores sweep Senators

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Jaron Underhill pitched a two-hitter and drove in two runs as Perry Central beat West Washington 6-0 in PLAC baseball Saturday.
    The Commodores improved to 3-2 in the PLAC with one conference game left.
    Underhill had a no-hitter going until the seventh inning. He struck out seven and walked two.
    He hit a double and a triple to lead Perry Central’s five-hit attack. Luke Bishop also went 2 for 3 and drove in two runs.
    The Commodores also drew six walks.

  • PC claims share of PLAC title

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Perry Central scored six runs with two outs in the fifth inning to beat West Washington 6-3 in PLAC softball Saturday.
    The Commodores improved to 5-1 in PLAC play and clinched at least a tie for the conference title. If  Crawford County upsets Orleans today, then Perry Central would win the title outright.

  • PC 7th, TC 10th in girls...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tell City’s Kammie Jo Hayes won the shot put and Perry Central’s Claire Davis qualified for the regional in both throwing events at the Perry Central girls track sectional Tuesday.
    The local teams did not fare so well in team standings, with Perry Central finishing seventh with 38 points and Tell City 10th with 21 in the 10-team meet.
    Southridge won with 128.

  • Schuetter one-hits North Harrison

    TELL CITY—Morgan Schuetter pitched a one-hitter as Tell City crushed North Harrison 10-0 in softball Saturday.
    Schuetter struck out 11 and walked one in the five-inning game.
    “Morgan pitched a great game,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter. “Her off-speed pitches were working extremely well, causing the Cougars to struggle at the plate.
    “She did a good job mixing her pitches today.

  • Tell City falls to Raiders,...

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge scored four runs in the sixth inning to break open a close game and beat Tell City 9-3 in PAC baseball Tuesday.
    The game was completed Tuesday after being suspended after four innings last Thursday due to lightning.
    “When the game started on Thursday we had a few errors that caused us to fall behind,” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield. “Once we resumed play on Tuesday, I thought we played much better and our energy was better.

  • Tell City fifth in PAC golf

    SANTA CLAUS—Spencer Fest shot 84 to make all-conference and lead Tell City to fifth place in the PAC boys golf tourney Saturday.
    Tell City shot 371, one stroke more than fourth-place Gibson Southern.
    Heritage Hills shot 341 to win the conference for the 10th year in a row.
    Fest tied for sixth overall, and the top eight make all-conference.
    He was consistent, shooting 42 on the front nine and 42 on the back nine.
    He birdied the No. 18 hole.

  • North Posey shuts out Tell City

    TELL CITY—The second set of No. 2 singles went to a tiebreaker but North Posey won every match in straight sets to beat Tell City 5-0 in PAC girls tennis Thursday.
    North Posey’s Katlyn Downey shut out Beth Whitworth 6-0 in the first set of No. 2 singles but had to win a tiebreaker 7-4 to take the second set 7-6.
    Tell City, 0-11 overall and 0-7 in the PAC, will host Pike Central today at 4:30 p.m.
    North Posey 5, Tell City 0
    Singles
    1. Christine Scheller (NP) def. Caitlin Teague 6-0, 6-0.

  • Blackhawks outhit Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Cannelton cut down its errors and walks allowed, but Springs Valley pounded out 14 hits to beat the Bulldogs 15-5 in baseball Thursday.
    Five of the Blackhawks’ hits went for extra bases, including a home run by Braden Whitaker.
    Whitaker and Collin Qualkenbush, who had three singles and a double, each drove in three runs.
    David Reed hit a double and a single in three at-bats to lead Cannelton’s four-hit attack.
    Logan Marshall also hit a double and drove in two runs.