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Today's Sports

  • Tell City 8th in PAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    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.

  • Oskin, Panthers stop Tell City

    TELL CITY—Sydney Oskin pitched a four-hitter as Corydon shut out Tell City 6-0 in softball Wednesday.
    Oskin, who has committed to play for Bellarmine University, struck out eight and walked three.
    All the hits she allowed were singles, by four different batters.
    Catcher Grace Carver hit a home run over the center-field fence for the Panthers, who return all but one starter from last year’s 18-win team.
    “We got beat by a very good team,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter. “They played well on both sides of the ball.

  • PC upsets Lanesville; falls to...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central rallied for four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat Lanesville 5-4 in softball Wednesday.
    Lanesville, ranked No. 8 in the state in Class A, built a 3-0 lead in the first 5 1/2 innings and still led 4-1 heading into the bottom of the seventh.
    “Katelyn Hurley pitched the game for Lanesville and she is going to Kentucky State,” noted Perry Central Coach Mark Rotgherber. “She has a different style of windup and we had a hard time focusing on the ball.

  • Davis wins throws as PC girls...

    MITCHELL—Claire Davis repeated as champion in both throwing events to lead Perry Central to fourth place in the PLAC girls track meet Friday.
    The Commodores scored 77 points. Springs Valley won with 124.
    Davis threw the discus 104 feet, 1 1/2 inches and the shot 34 feet, 8 3/4 inches to make all-conference in both.
    Freshman teammate Alyssa Verkamp placed second in the discus at 92-2 and third in the shot put at 30-11 1/2 as the Commodores scored 34 points in the throwing events.

  • PC 2nd in PLAC

    MITCHELL—Perry Central won the first event, but that was the Commodores’ only victory as they were second in the PLAC boys track meet Friday.
    Springs Valley won seven events and won the meet with 123.5 points. Perry Central scored 107.
    Perry Central’s John Bashor, Creek Wright, Logan Hubert and Chase James ran the 3200-meter relay in 8:48.49 to win it by 16.18 seconds. All four thus made the all-conference team.
    Clay James and Greg Baize each took second in two individual events.

  • Marksmen hold off Commodores 8-5

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City jumped to a quick 3-0 lead and held on to beat Perry Central 8-5 in baseball Wednesday.
    Tretter Lyons led off the bottom of the first inning for the Marksmen with a single to left-center field and stole second base.
    He scored on Nick Smith’s triple to right-center.
    Travis Burchett then broke out of his four-game slump by following with a two-run homer over the center-field fence.
    Thus Perry Central trailed 3-0 before recording an out.

  • Marksmen’s football coach Teague...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Josh Teague has resigned as Tell City’s football coach to accept a teaching position in the Indianapolis area.
    Teague, 32, who taught industrial technology, and his wife, Jennifer, who taught English at Tell City, have both secured teaching positions in the Indianapolis area and will move with their family to Indianapolis this fall.
    Teague will teach social studies in the Indianapolis Public Schools system and his wife will teach English at Shelbyville.