Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • PC tops Rebels; falls to Wolfpack

    ELIZABETH—Jaron Underhill pitched a four-hitter as Perry Central defeated South Central 5-1 in baseball Friday.
    Underhill struck out nine and walked two.
    “He had good control and we played really good defense behind him,” said Perry Central Coach Jeremy Edwards.
    South Central, which was scheduled to play in a tourney the next day, used six pitchers. They combined to give up six hits and four walks and strike out four.
    Colten Bland went 2 for 4 to lead Perry Central hitters. Underhill and Levi Hubert each added a double.

  • Morgan, Marksmen no-hit Tecumseh...

    LYNNVILLE—Ryan Morgan pitched a no-hitter as Tell City shut out Tecumseh 4-0 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    Morgan struck out five, walked one, and hit two batters.
    “Ryan threw a no hitter against a good Tecumseh team (9-4 overall, 2-3 in the PAC entering the game),” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield. “We had a scouting report on them going into the game and Ryan and Nick executed it perfectly.
    “Nick did a great job of calling pitches and Ryan located the ball well all game.

  • Schuetter no-hits Crawford County

    MARENGO—Morgan Schuetter pitched a no-hitter and went 3 for 3 with two RBIs as Tell City trounced Crawford County 14-1 in softball Tuesday.
    Schuetter struck out seven and walked one in the five-inning game.
    Crawford County scored its only run on an error in the first inning.
    Addy Simpson hit a high fly ball to left field.  As Tell City’s left fielder was ready to catch it, the center fielder ran into her, knocking them both down and causing the left fielder to drop the ball. Simpson circled the bases on the play.

  • Tell City 8th in PAC

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City scored nearly one-third of its points in the shot put as it finished eighth in the nine-team PAC girls track meet Tuesday.
    The Marksmen scored 23 points, seven more than Tecumseh but 14 behind seventh-place North Posey.
    Southridge won with 146 points.
    Kammie Jo Hayes earned Tell City’s highest finish with a 34-foot-2 shot put, good for third place.
    Teammate Cloey Pledger placed eighth at 28-6, giving the Marksmen seven points in that event.

  • Marksmen outshoot Southridge

    TELL CITY—Colin Noble shot 40 for medalist honors as Tell City beat Southridge 176-182 in boys golf Thursday.
    Griffin Alvey shot 44, Spencer Fest 45, and Marcus Fortwendel 47 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.
    Fortwendel and Alvey each birdied the No. 7 hole and Fest birdied No. 4.
    “A much improved performance tonight,” said Tell City Coach Jay. Johnson. “This is much closer to where I hoped we would be at midseason.”
    Tell City, 4-6, will host South Spencer today at 4:30 p.m.

  • Boonville edges Marksmen 3-2

    TELL CITY—Tell City dominated the top two singles matches but Boonville won the rest to edge the Marksmen 3-2 in girls tennis Thursday.

  • Heritage Christian tops Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Heritage Christian took advantage of three hit batsmen and three Cannelton errors to beat the Bulldogs 7-4 in baseball Friday.
    Cannelton outhit the Hopkinsville, Ky., team 6-4, including a three-run homer by Ethan Melton in the Bulldogs’ four-run fifth inning.
    Five other Bulldogs each hit a single in the game.
    Rafe Garrett pitched all five innings for Cannelton, walking none and striking out five.
    The game was scheduled for only five innings, as it was supposed to be the opener of a doubleheader.