Today's Sports

  • Forest Park defeats Perry Central

    FERDINAND—Ericka Lange pitched a four-hitter as Forest Park defeated Perry Central 4-1 in girls softball Monday.
    Lange struck out four and walked one. Three of her strikeouts came on called third strikes.
    “We just watched too many strikes go by,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “She wasn’t an overpowering pitcher, but we didn’t hit the ball hard at all.”
    Morgan Richardson hit a double for Perry Central’s only extra-base hit.

  • Tell City defeats Cannelton

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    TELL CITY—Tell City scored 16 runs on just six hits to beat Cannelton 16-1 in girls softball Tuesday.
    Tell City did have three hits in a five-run first inning, with Stori Beard’s two-run triple to right field being the biggest blow.
    Madison Schuetter and Sydney Goffinet also had hits that inning. The Marksmen also took advantage of four walks, a wild pitch, and an error that inning.

  • Jeeps nip Perry Central in...

    DUBOIS—Northeast Dubois scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat Perry Central 7-6 in the first round of the Northeast Dubois baseball classic Saturday.
    Perry Central scored three runs in the top of the seventh to tie the game 6-6.
    But in the bottom of the seventh the Jeeps got a leadoff single. An error on a sacrifice bunt and an intentional walk to Cameron Riecker, who had hit two home runs in the game, loaded the bases.
    The next batter singled home the winning run.

  • Cannelton splits doubleheader...

    CANNELTON—Larry Holman drove in four runs and Hunter Herzog scored four as Cannelton beat Tecumseh 20-10 in the second game of a baseball doubleheader Saturday.
    Bryce Garrett went 4 for 5 to lead Cannelton’s 11-hit attack. Herzog went 3 for 5 with two doubles.
    “We got a little more patient at the plate and hit the ball better,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “The first game we were just up there hacking.”
    Holman was the winning pitcher. He gave up six hits and four walks and struck out three in 41⁄3 innings.

  • Tell City scores late to beat...

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City scored its first run in the sixth inning to tie the score and then scored two in the seventh to beat Evansville Memorial 3-1 in baseball Monday.
    Freshman catcher Gant Miller, filling in for injured Austin Paulin, started the Tell City seventh with a double.
    Trent Zuelly singled him to third and Rhett Baumeister followed with a sacrifice fly to center field.
    Drew Mowery doubled to drive in Zuelly with an insurance run.

  • Holman propels Bulldogs to win...

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    LEOPOLD—Larry Holman drove in a school-record seven runs as Cannelton beat Perry Central 16-4 in baseball Monday.
    Holman went 4 for 4 with four doubles and a sacrifice fly.
    “I’m just relaxing my hands and seeing the ball,” he said.
    The Bulldogs outhit Perry Central 15-7. Hunter Herzog and Tristan Simmons each added three hits for the Bulldogs and Bryce Garrett had two.
    Herzog was also hit by a pitch twice and scored five runs.

  • Perry Central 2nd, Tell City 5th...

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    TELL CITY—Alex Newton won two events to lead Perry Central to second place in Tell City’s nine-team boys track invitational Saturday.
    Forest Park won with 138 points and Perry Central scored 103. Tell City was fifth with 78.
    Newton won the 1600-meter run in 4:37.00 and placed second in the 3200 in 10:18.56.
    He teamed with Abe Schwartz, Paul Schwartz and Bryce Lain to win the 3200 relay in 8:22.87.

  • Tell City nips Perry Central for...

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    TELL CITY—Tell City’s girls track team has not won a dual meet this season but won four events to win its own eight-team invitational Saturday.
    The Marksmen scored 106 points to edge Perry Central by 2.5 and Forest Park by 3 for the title.
    “I knew at the start of the year that we’d be way better in big meets than little meets,” said Tell City Coach Katie Weyer.

  • Wood Memorial holds off Tell City

    TELL CITY—All of Wood Memorial’s runs were unearned in a 4-2 girls softball win over Tell City Wednesday.
    The Trojans had six hits and drew only one walk but took advantage of five Tell City errors.
    Madison Schuetter pitched the first 42⁄3 innings for Tell City. She walked none and struck out one.
    McKenzie Hayes pitched the rest of the way, giving up no hits and one walk and striking out one.
    Tell City, 1-4, had only two hits, by Schuetter and Stori Beard.
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  • Southridge pommels Perry Central

    LEOPOLD—Southridge pounded 27 hits, including 10 for extra bases, to beat Perry Central 24-5 in baseball Wednesday.
    “They hit the ball and we’ve got some work to do on pitching and defense (five errors),” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “Our outfield struggled pretty bad.”
    Tanner Cassidy went 3 for 3 and drove in two runs to lead Perry Central. Andrew Mosby went 2 for 2 and was hit by a pitch for the fourth time this season.