Today's Sports

  • PC boys get by Mitchell

    LEOPOLD—Clay James won both hurdles races to lead Perry Central past Mitchell 60-58 in boys track Thursday.
    James ran the 110-meter high hurdles in 17.16 seconds and the 300 intermediates in 44.22.
    Greg Baize won the 800 in 2:14 for the Commodores’ other individual victory in a running event.
    Since this was the final regular-season meet, Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett let his athletes compete in some different events and Baize placed third in the 100 dash in 12.18, which is not bad for a distance runner.

  • Billings, Gayer lead Perry...

    LEOPOLD—Chelsey Billings and Karissa Gayer combined for seven hits as Perry Central beat Mitchell 10-4 in PLAC softball Thursday.
    Billings went 4 for 4 with a double and drove in two runs. Gayer went 3 for 4 and scored two runs.
    Maddie Labhart added a triple to the Commodores’ 11-hit attack.
    The Commodores scored in every inning but one as they overcame an early 2-1 deficit.

  • Elliott named Perry Central...

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    LEOPOLD—R.T. Elliott, who has coached basketball at a variety of levels, was named Perry Central’s head girls basketball coach by the school board last Monday.
    Elliott, 30, is a second grade teacher at Perry Central, where he has been employed the last six years.
    He coached the eighth grade boys team his first year at Perry Central, then was Ty Guillaume’s assistant two years with the high school girls team.

  • Tell City 4th in PAC boys track...

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    TELL CITY—Tell City dominated a strong distance-running field Thursday and Friday, but it was not enough to extend its streak of PAC boys track championships to five.
    Tell City scored 79 points to finish fourth in the meet, which was extended to two days due to a suspension caused by lightning Thursday. Heritage Hills won with 117.

  • PC 4th in own unified meet

    LEOPOLD—Valerie Cecil placed second in the 100-meter dash in 15.43 seconds to lead Perry Central in its own unified track meet Monday.

  • Tell City boys junior high PAC...

    FERDINAND—Lewis Kaufman and Isaac Ahl each won two individual events to lead Tell City to the PAC junior high boys track title Saturday.

  • Tell City wins own tourney in...

    TELL CITY—The Tell City Archery Club’s middle school team scored a club record 3,334 points to win their own 17-team tourney Saturday.

  • Jones, Eagles slug Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Noah Jones drove in seven runs with a homer and a triple as Lanesville beat Cannelton 23-3 in baseball Tuesday.
    The Eagles pounded out 16 hits, including six for extra bases.
    They also took advantage of 11 walks and five Cannelton errors.
    Ethan Melton, the first of three Cannelton pitchers, took the loss. He gave up 12 runs in 1 2/3 innings, though only five were earned.
    He gave up eight hits and six walks and struck out one.
    Rafe Garrett went 2 for 3 to lead Cannelton’s four-hit attack.

  • Host teams assured of reaching...

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City and Cannelton will host baseball sectionals this month and the host team is guaranteed of at least making the semifinals in each.
    Pairings for the sectionals were drawn by the IHSAA Sunday.
    In the six-team Class 2A sectional at Tell City, the Marksmen and South Spencer drew first-round byes and will face each other in the second semifinal game Thursday, May 24, at approximately 7:45 p.m.

  • PC thumps Wolfpack; falls to...

    MARENGO—Chelsey Billings went 4 for 4 with four RBIs as Perry Central pounded Crawford County 14-4 in softball Monday.
    Billings had a triple and a double among her hits.
    Brooke Lasher contributed three of the Commodores’ 16 hits.
    Karissa Gayer added a triple and a single, and Maria Hubert and Jailyn Wheatley each also had two hits.
    Gayer and Hubert each drove in two runs and Maddie Labhart scored three.
    Olivia Hauser pitched all five innings for Perry Central to get the win. She gave up four hits and one walk and struck out three.