Today's Sports

  • 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

    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...

    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.

  • TC loses 3 tennis matches

    TELL CITY—Tell City won one match each day but lost to Tecumseh 4-1 Monday and to Forest Park 4-1 Tuesday in PAC girls tennis.
    Leann Goffinet and Sarah Herren beat Abby Richardt and Katie Tooley 6-3, 6-3 in No. 2 doubles Monday.
    Claire Zellers defeated Molly Lusk 6-1, 6-1 in No. 3 singles Tuesday.
    The Marksmen also lost to Southridge 5-0 last Thursday.
    Tell City, 0-5 in the PAC and 0-8 overall, will host Boonville today at 4:30 p.m.
    Last Thursday’s Results
    Southridge 5, Tell City 0

  • Vikings outplay Marksmen

    POSEYVILLE—“We simply didn’t come to play today,” said Tell City baseball coach Trent Benningfield after his team’s 14-4 PAC loss to North Posey Saturday.
    The Vikings outhit Tell City 11-5, had another 11 runners reach base via walks or being hit by a pitch, and also took advantage of seven Tell City errors.
    The Vikings scored in every inning as they won the game in six innings by the 10-run rule.

  • Tell City draws tough road in...

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City has perhaps its best softball team since winning the sectional in 2009 but won’t have an easy route in this year’s sectional.
    In pairings drawn by the IHSAA Sunday, the Marksmen drew Tecumseh in a first-round game to be played 6 p.m. (all times listed are Perry County times) Monday, May 21, at Cedar Crest School in Bretzville.

  • Tell City girls topple Corydon

    TELL CITY—Valerie Kehl and Hayley Wroe each won two individual races to lead Tell City past Corydon 62-49 in girls track Tuesday.
    Kehl won the 100-meter dash in 13.34 seconds and the 200 in 29.12.
    Wroe took the 1600 in 6:35.55 and the 3200 in 15:00.
    Emma Harding won the 800 in 3:09.30 as the Marksmen took all three distance races.
    They also won the 3200 relay in 16:00.
    They also won both throwing events, with Kammie Jo Hayes taking the shot put at 36 feet, 4 inches and Jana Lacy the discus at 85 feet, 3 1/2 inches.