Today's Sports

  • Cougars rap 18 hits in win over...

    RAMSEY—North Harrison outhit Perry Central 18-3 to beat the Commodores 14-0 in baseball Thursday.
    “We’ve got to get better at hitting,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “Three hits just won’t get it done.”
    Andrew Mosby led off the second inning with a double for Perry Central, 1-3. But he was stranded at second, as a ground out, strikeout and ground out followed.
    Alton Cummings pitched four innings for Perry Central to take the loss. He walked one and struck out one.

  • Panthers pass PC in seventh...

    LEOPOLD—Corydon rallied for seven runs in the seventh inning to beat Perry Central 9-6 in girls softball Wednesday.
    Two walks and a triple started the big inning, which also included some singles, errors and a hit batsman.
    “We just made too many errors and some bad decisions,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “We threw it around and threw behind the runner.”
    Miranda Claise pitched a complete game for Perry Central to take the loss. She walked four and struck out none.

  • Abe Schwartz has chance to join...

    In one of my columns last fall I wrote, “More than one person connected with their athletic program has told me that this entire school year could be the best ever for Perry Central sports.”
    So far the Commodores have lived up to that billing.
    Of the six Perry Central teams that have completed their seasons, five won Patoka Lake Athletic Conference titles and three won sectionals.
    The boys cross country team won a regional title and the boys basketball team was the regional runner-up, both firsts for the school.

  • Perry Central girls also cruise...

    OAKLAND CITY—Perry Central won 12 of 15 events as it dominated a girls triangular track meet Thursday.
    The Commodores scored 90.5 points, Heritage Hills 45.5, and Wood Memorial 20.
    The Commodores won all three relays.
    Marie Schwartz, Cathryn Peter, Megan Thomas and Grace James took the 3200 relay in 11:06.5.
    Jennifer Kemp, Sarah Spires, Ashley Gengelbach and Hannah Harpenau won the 400 relay in 55.72 seconds.
    Amber Lindauer, Spires, James and Allison Parker won the 1600 relay in 4:35.6.

  • Perry Central boys romp in tri-...

    OAKLAND CITY—Andrew Huber and Austin LeClere each won four events as Perry Central cruised to victory in a boys triangular track meet Thursday.
    Perry Central scored 91 points, Heritage Hills 53, and Wood Memorial 11.
    Huber set a personal record as he won the 300-meter intermediate hurdles in 41.67 seconds.
    He won the 110 high hurdles in 16.28 and the high jump at 5 feet, 10 inches.
    He teamed with Levi Hilgenhold, Abe Schwartz and LeClere to win the 1600 relay in 3:39.5.

  • 10-run inning propels Tell City...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Austin Paulin went 3 for 3 and drove in three runs as Tell City trounced Tecumseh 15-3 in PAC baseball Wednesday.
    Paulin hit a two-run double and an RBI single in the Marksmen’s 10-run first inning.
    “Austin Paulin is hitting the biscuit out of it right now,” said Tell City Coach Jason Wilkerson.
    Casey May also had two hits that inning to drive in two runs.
    Brian Arnold walked and singled as he drove in two runs and scored two in the inning.

  • Commodores outshoot Jeeps by 32

    ENGLISH—Freshman Nic Pierrard tied for medalist as Perry Central beat Northeast Dubois 202-234 in boys golf Tuesday.
    Pierrard and Trey Foltz of Northeast Dubois each shot a 13-over-par 49.
    Pierrard recorded Perry Central’s only par of the day on the ninth hole.
    “It wasn’t a very good day for golf,” Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson said of the cold, windy conditions.
    Nathan Bashor shot 50, James Rogier 51, and Nick Edwards 52 to complete Perry Central’s scoring.

  • Cannelton girls softball team...

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton expected to have a young girls softball team this year but got even younger when Taylor Lawalin tore an anterior cruciate ligament in basketball and will thus miss her senior softball season.
    Her absence also means several Bulldogs will play new positions. “One player being out forced me to move several,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett.

  • Wolfpack outhits Cannelton

    MARENGO—Crawford County had 10 hits, including four for extra bases, in a 12-2 baseball win over Cannelton Monday.
    Griswold hit a two-run triple in the first inning as the Wolfpack scored three runs.
    That proved to be all the runs they would need, but they later hit two home runs.
    Larry Holman pitched the first four innings for Cannelton to take the loss. He gave up five runs on four hits and four walks and struck out eight.
    “Larry threw real well,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “He just had no help behind him.

  • Tell City rally falls short at...

    Staff Writer

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City pitchers walked 10 batters in a 7-4 PAC baseball loss to Heritage Hills Tuesday.
    Starter Rhett Baumeister surrendered eight walks in two innings and was pulled in the third after throwing 67 pitches.
    The Patriots scored one run in each of the first two innings but left the bases loaded in both frames.
    With the bases full again and no outs in the top of the third, they finally put together a prolific inning.