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Today's Sports

  • PC’s big inning beats Northeast...

    LEOPOLD—It’s become a familiar method of operation for Perry Central’s softball team: fall behind early, score all its runs in one big inning late, and win.
    The Commodores did that for the third game in a row as they rallied for six runs in the sixth inning to beat Northeast Dubois 6-5 Friday.
    Alana Schepers drove in two runs in that inning.
    She and Chelsey Billings each hit a single and a double for the game.
    Catie Hauser also had two hits and Karissa Gayer added a double.

  • PC takes 2nd in PLAC

    LEOPOLD—Cameron Bland drove in two runs as Perry Central beat Springs Valley 7-3 in PLAC baseball Wednesday.
    The win clinched at least a tie for second place in the conference for Perry Central at 4-2. Paoli won the title with a 5-1 conference record.
    Perry Central trailed 2-0 before scoring three runs in the bottom of the fourth inning and two more each of the next two innings.
    Springs Valley outhit the Commodores 9-7, but Blackhawk pitchers walked five compared with three for Perry Central pitchers.

  • Tell City champs in 2 distance...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Tell City’s Nate Kaiser won the 1600-meter run and 3200 relay and Perry County had six other distance entrants qualify for the regional with their performances in their boys track sectional Thursday.
    Tell City finished sixth in team standings with 55 points and Perry Central was eighth with 47.
    Jasper won the 10-team sectional with 167 points, 64 more than runner-up Heritage Hills.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.