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  • Goffinet KWC’s female Athlete of...

    OWENSBORO, Ky.—Lauren Goffinet of Tell City was named Kentucky Wesleyan College’s Female Athlete of the Year for the second year in a row at the school’s all-sports awards reception April 26.
    Goffinet, a 2009 graduate of Tell City High School, was a senior guard and the captain of the Panthers’ women’s basketball team. She helped the team to its first Great Lakes Valley Conference East Division championship and its second NCAA Division II tourney bid.

  • Perry Central routs Trojans

    LEOPOLD—Sydney Goffinet hit two home runs to power Perry Central past Wood Memorial 20-0 in girls softball Tuesday.
    Goffinet went 2 for 2 plus two walks and drove in three runs. Her homers gave her five for the season, breaking the school record of four set by Morgan Richardson last year.
    Richardson went 3 for 4 with two triples Tuesday.
    Madison Guillaume added two doubles. Brittany Parker, Ashley Guillaume and Lexi Aders each hit a double and a single, and Autumn Lain also had two hits.

  • Schaefer, Marksmen stop Chargers

    PETERSBURG—Chris Schaefer pitched a four-hitter as Tell City defeated Pike Central 5-1 in PAC baseball Tuesday.
    Schaefer struck out nine and walked none, and his teammates committed only one error.
    “He threw a great game,” said Tell City Coach Jason Wilkerson. He was getting ahead (in the count) with his fastball, and he’s learned to throw his curveball in situations for strikes.
    “I’ve said it before: When we play a clean baseball game and our pitchers throw strikes, we’re a pretty good team.”

  • Tell City 5th in PAC girls meet

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Logan Flannagan placed second in three events to lead Tell City to fifth place in the nine-team PAC girls track meet Tuesday.
    Tell City scored 58 points. Four teams scored over 100, with Gibson Southern winning with 123.5.
    Flannagan turned in her best time of the season in the 100-meter intermediate hurdles, running them in 16.36 seconds. But Gibson Southern star Jordyn Milheiser edged her by 20-hundredths of a second.

  • Boonville edges Marksmen 3-2

    BOONVILLE—Tell City won two singles matches but lost to Boonville 3-2 in girls tennis Thursday.
    Cassie Bryant beat Macy Dimmett 6-2, 6-0 in No. 2 singles and Kelsey Gowers defeated Kailey Koop 6-1, 6-0 for the Marksmen’s victories.
    “Cassie and Kelsey played very well,” said Tell City Coach Nick Weyer.
    Boonville’s Mired Bontigui defeated Addie Peter 6-2, 6-3 in No. 1 singles.
    The Pioneers also won both doubles matches. Abi Gober and Ashley Johnson beat Megan Teague and Mercedes Mendez 6-4, 6-1 in No. 1.

  • Corydon shuts out Tell City

    CORYDON—Tell City cut its errors but remained offensively challenged in an 11-0 girls softball loss to Corydon Wednesday.
    The Marksmen committed just two errors, their lowest total in their last seven games.
    But they had only two hits as they were shut out for the ninth time in their last 13 games.
    Infield singles by Stori Beard and Sydney Goffinet were the Marksmen’s only hits.
    But they struck out only four times.
    Bailey Sandage pitched the first 3 1/3 innings for Tell City to take the loss. She walked four and struck out two.

  • PC slugs Lanesville 6-2

    LANESVILLE—Sydney Goffinet and Brittany Parker hit home runs over the fence as Perry Central defeated Lanesville 6-2 in girls softball Wednesday.
    Goffinet drove in three runs, including two with her third homer of the season over the right-center-field fence in the fifth inning.
    Parker hit a solo homer, her first ever over the fence, in the second inning.
    She, Morgan Richardson and Heather Hendricks each had two of Perry Central’s nine hits.

  • Bulldogs beat Grace

    NORTONVILLE, Ky.—Bryce Garrett pitched a one-hitter as Cannelton beat Grace 12-1 in baseball Thursday.
    Garrett struck out nine and walked three.
    “Bryce threw pretty well—he threw strikes,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    Cannelton led only 2-0 going into the fifth inning but then exploded for 10 runs.
    “The first four innings we really struggled (hitting),” said Mike Garrett.
    “Then we loaded the bases in the fifth and they changed pitchers, and the second guy didn’t throw as hard.”

  • Marksmen jump on Washington early

    TELL CITY—Tell City scored 10 runs in the first two innings en route to a 14-4 baseball win over Washington Friday.
    The Marksmen’s offense has been strong all year, as they are averaging 8.4 runs per game.
    But “the big thing is we’ve now had four consecutive nicely pitched games,” said Tell City Coach Jason Wilkerson.
    The Marksmen lost some high scoring games early because their pitchers had trouble throwing strikes. But Rhett Baumeister struck out seven and walked only three as he pitched a complete game for the win Friday.

  • PC overpowers Bulldogs twice

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Brittany Parker drove in four runs as Perry Central beat Cannelton 25-4 in the first game of a girls softball doubleheader Thursday.
    Autumn Lain had four hits and Madison Guillaume drove in five runs as Perry Central won the second game 17-4.
    Perry Central had 13 hits in the first game, including three double, three triples, and an inside-the-park home run by Parker.
    But the Commodores also benefited from 14 walks and eight Cannelton errors.