Today's Sports

  • Perry Central nips Tell City

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central made several nice defensive plays and scored four unearned runs to beat Tell City 6-5 in softball Friday.
    The game was tied 4-4 in the fifth inning when Chelsey Billings and Brooke Lasher each singled for Perry Central.
    Both moved up a base on a passed ball and both scored on a two-out error by the shortstop to put the Commodores ahead 6-4.

  • PC boys 4th at Dubois

    DUBOIS—Cain Hohne and Levi Rainbolt each won one event to lead Perry Central to fourth place in a six-team boys track invitational Tuesday.
    Hohne won the high jump at 6 feet, 2 inches and placed third in the long jump at 19 feet, 3 inches, a personal record.
    Rainbolt won the 400-meter dash in 53.39 seconds and teamed with Lane Hilgenhold, Creek Wright and Dakota Sommer to place second in the 400 relay in 46.63.
    Wright, who filled in for Josh Smith, who was sick, on that relay, was also on two other second-place relays.

  • Tell City blanks Blackhawks

    TELL CITY—Morgan Schuetter pitched a one-hitter and Tell City put the game away with a six-run fourth inning to beat Springs Valley 10-0 in softball Saturday.
    Schuetter struck out six and walked two in the five-inning game.
    Chloe Sandage hit a single and a double and Chloe Carman also went 2 for 3 to lead Tell City hitters. They each drove in two runs.
    Schuetter added a double and Emili Stephens, Annie Wood and Ava Hilgenhold each singled home a run.
    It took the Marksmen a while to get their offense going, though.

  • Commodores clobber Crawford...

    LEOPOLD—Olivia Hauser pitched a one-hitter as Perry Central walloped Crawford County 10-0 in PLAC softball Saturday.
    The win was the Commo-dores’ first of the season. But Coach Mark Rothgerber said a 4-3 loss the previous night to Tecumseh, which is ranked No. 2 in the state in Class A this week, “really helped boost us.
    “We hit the ball extremely well and had zero errors, so hopefully we keep up the positive attitude and effort.

  • Jeeps erupt late to top PC

    LEOPOLD—Northeast Dubois exploded for six runs in the fifth inning and six in the seventh to defeat Perry Central 18-8 in baseball Saturday.
    The Jeeps are ranked No. 4 in the state in Class A this week, but Perry Central led 8-6 going into the fifth inning.
    The Jeeps scored six runs with two outs in that inning, though, against Perry Central starter Wyatt Edwards and reliever Reece Davis.

  • Bulldogs slug Dugger

    DUGGER—Cannelton built a 19-3 lead in the first 2 1/2 innings and held on to beat Dugger Union 22-19 in baseball Saturday.
    Rafe Garrett went 5 for 5 with three doubles and five RBIs to lead Cannelton’s 21-hit attack.
    Logan Marshall also had five hits and drove in four runs and scored four. Ethan Melton went 4 for 5 with three doubles and three RBIs.
    Nolan Aders, Bryce Faulkenberg and Patrick Lawson each added two hits, with Aders driving in two runs.

  • TC slams Chargers; falls to...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Preston Hendershot threw a three-hitter and hit a grand slam as Tell City clobbered Pike Central 11-1 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    Hendershot walked two and struck out seven in the five-inning game.
    “Preston pitched a great game,” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield. “It was nice to see him back to his old self after a rough first start.
    “We hit the ball well again and ran the bases exceptionally well with seven stolen bases (including two by Bryon Reid).

  • Perry Central second, Tell City...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—All four Jasper scorers shot 40 or under as the Wildcats beat Perry Central and Tell City in a boys golf triangular match Monday.
    Jasper shot 156. Perry Central was second with 195 and Tell City third with 212.
    Brennan Tucker shot 46 to lead Perry Central and Garrett James was right behind at 47.
    Lain Knieriem and Cole Johnson each shot 51 to complete the Commodores’ scoring.
    Braeden Etienne, who shot 59, and Liam Gogel, 64, also played for the Commodores.

  • Titans topple Tell City in...

    TELL CITY—Gibson Southern won every match in straight sets to beat Tell City 5-0 in PAC girls tennis Thursday.
    In singles play Cori Jones defeated Caitlin Teague 6-0, 6-2 in No. 1, Rachel Jones beat Beth Whitworth 6-1, 6-0 in No. 2, and Mary Hall defeated Claire Zellers 6-1, 6-2 in No. 3.
    The Titans won every game in the doubles matches.
    Shelby Braselton and Hannah Reinbrecht defeated Ireland Gaynor and Hannah Rhodes 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1.
    Lexie Birch and Sami Burcell beat Baylee Bryant and Leann Goffinet by the same score in No. 2.

  • Commodores third in triangular...

    OAKLAND CITY—Two Perry Central golfers shot in the 40s but the Commodores finished third in a three-team match Thursday.
    Wood Memorial won with 168 strokes and had the individual medalist, Carter Creeden, who shot 40.
    Forest Park shot 185 and Perry Central 199.
    Braeden Etienne shot 48 to lead Perry Central and Garrett James shot 49.
    Brennan Tucker shot 50 and Lain Knieriem 52 to complete the Commodores’ scoring.
    Liam Gogel, who shot 56, and Cole Johnson, 59, also played for the Commodores.