Today's Sports

  • Tell City sweeps Bulldogs

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City softball pitcher Justice Kuster said she threw mostly change-ups Tuesday “but my change-up was not really working today.”
    Cannelton batters might disagree, as Kuster threw a one-hitter to beat the Bulldogs 11-1.
    She walked none and struck out 10 in the five-inning game.
    Morgan Schuetter also threw a one-hitter in the second game of the doubleheader as Tell City won it 12-0.

  • Marksmen fall to Harrison 4-1

    EVANSVILLE—Claire Zellers won her match in straight sets but Tell City lost to Harrison 4-1 in girls tennis Thursday.
    Zellers defeated Jordan Stanley 6-4, 6-4 in No. 3 singles.
    Harrison prevailed in close matches in the other two singles slots.
    Hannah Jacobi defeated Caitlin Teague 7-6 (7-4), 6-2 in No. 1 and Andie Henton beat Beth Whitworth 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 in No. 2.
    Harrison’s Elizabeth Roberts and Kara McKnight defeated Maddie Rogers and Hannah Rhodes 6-3, 6-0 in No. 1 doubles.

  • Cannelton sweeps Defenders

    MADISONVILLE, Ky.—Logan Marshall drove in six runs with three hits as Cannelton trounced Grace Baptist 24-7 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Friday.
    David Reed and Dakota Thomas each had four hits and Rafe Garrett Bryce Faulkenberg and Nolan Aders each added three for the Bulldogs.
    Aders had four RBIs and Reed added three.
    Faulkenberg struck out four and walked three in two innings for the win.
    Cannelton won the second game 17-5 as Reed and Garrett homered.
    Reed had four RBIs. Garrett and Ethan Melton each had two hits.

  • Commodores win tri-meet

    MARENGO—Josh Smith won three events and Cain Hohne set a personal record in the high jump as Perry Central beat two PLAC opponents in boys track Thursday.
    The Commodores won with 66 points. Paoli scored 55 and Crawford County 35.
    Smith, returning after being sick several days, won the 100-meter dash in 12.07 seconds and the 200 in 24.45.
    He teamed with Lane Hilgenhold, Levi Rainbolt and Dakota Sommer to win the 400 relay in 46.33.
    Sommer also won the long jump at 18 feet, 2 inches, jumping into a strong headwind.

  • Davis, Noland lead Perry Central...

    MARENGO—Claire Davis and Bree Noland each won two individual events to lead Perry Central to victory in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.
    Perry Central scored 69.5 points, Crawford County 63, and Paoli 22.5.
    Davis won both throwing events, throwing the shot 34 feet, 1 1/2 inches and the discus 99 feet, 7 inches.
    Perry Central placed three times in each of those events, scoring 19 of a possible 22 points in them.
    Noland won the 400-meter dash in 1:07 and the 200 in 29.38 seconds.

  • Tell City outruns Rebels 83-48

    TELL CITY—With its invitational coming up, Tell City held some top distance runners out of some races but still dominated those events in beating South Spencer 83-48 in boys track Wednesday.
    Alex Ramsey won the 1600-meter run in 4:56.23 and the 800 in 2:17.65. Chase Beckort took the 3200 in 10:59.21.
    The Marksmen swept all three places in each of those races and also won the 3200 relay in 9:39.23 and the 1600 relay in 3:47.08.
    The Marksmen also swept all three places in both throwing events.

  • Tell City splits softball games

    OAKLAND CITY—Justice Kuster pitched a one-hitter and her teammates staked her to a 10-0 first-inning lead as Tell City walloped Wood Memorial 16-1 in softball Wednesday.
    Hayley Fackler’s three-run homer over the center-field fence, her third of the season, was the big blow in the Marksmen’s 10-run first inning.
    Lizzy Kehl went 4 for 4 and Chloe Sandage 3 for 5 to lead Tell City’s 17-hit attack.
    Ava Hilgenhold went 2 for 4 with a double and Elena Hagedorn went 2 for 3.
    Chloe Carman and Morgan Schuetter each added a double.

  • Harrison holds off Tell City

    TELL CITY—Harrison built an 11-2 lead and held off a late Tell City rally to edge the Marksmen 11-10 in baseball Thursday.
    “We started off slow and struggled to make adjustments at the plate the first five innings,” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield. “Once we made an adjustment we hit the ball very well, but it was too little, too late.
    “Tretter (Lyons) came in and pitched four quality innings for us to keep us in the game.

  • Bland, Commodores rip Crawford...

    LEOPOLD—Colten Bland drove in three runs with a single, double and triple as Perry Central crushed Crawford County 15-5 in PLAC baseball Thursday.
    Luke Bishop hit a double and Bland, Levi Hubert, Wes Scamahorn and Wyatt Edwards each added a single as they scored eight runs in the second inning to build a 10-2 lead.
    The Commodores also took advantage of five walks and one hit batsman that inning.
    Bland went 3 for 3 to lead Perry Central’s 13-hit attack for the game.

  • PC girls 7th, TC 9th in Tell...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry County athletes won the throwing events but didn’t fare as well in the running events at Tell City’s girls track invitational Friday.
    Perry Central finished seventh in the 10-team meet with 46.5 points and Tell City was ninth with 37. Heritage Hills won with 96.
    Tell City’s Kammie Jo Hayes won the shot put at 35 feet, 11 inches and Perry Central’s Claire Davis placed second at 34-10.