Today's Sports

  • Grace takes 2 from Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—So much for the home-field advantage.
    Despite having to make a long trip to Madisonville, Ky., Cannelton swept a baseball doubleheader at Grace Baptist April 13. But Grace Baptist returned the favor with two wins at Cannelton Thursday, 7-5 and 6-3.
    Cannelton had only three hits in the opening game but rallied to tie the score 5-5 in the bottom of the fourth inning.
    Dakota Thomas hit a two-run double for the Bulldogs that inning.
    Grace Baptist scored twice in the top of the fifth, though, to win the five-inning game.

  • Scearce, Pioneers shut out...

    BOONVILLE—Masen Scearce pitched a three-hitter as Boonville shut out Tell City 1-0 in baseball Thursday.
    Scearce walked none and struck out seven.
    Nick Smith hit a double and a single and Maison Gehlhausen added a single for Tell City.
    Bryson Naviaux (five innings) and Ryan Morgan (one inning) combined to pitch a two-hitter for Tell City.
    The Pioneers scored the game’s only run in the third inning.
    Dylan Underhill and Ross Kirkland each hit a double for the Pioneers’ two hits.

  • Titans edge TC in 9th inning

    TELL CITY—Gibson Southern tied the game with a run on an error with two outs in the seventh inning and beat Tell City 4-3 in nine innings in PAC softball Thursday.
    Tell City outhit the Titans 7-5. Morgan Schuetter went 2 for 5 with a home run to lead the Marksmen’s attack.
    Justice Kuster and Hayley Fackler each added a double, with Kuster getting an RBI on hers.
    Schuetter hit a solo homer over the right-center field fence in the third inning.

  • Commodores beat Cannelton, Paoli

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    LEOPOLD—Perry Central had back-to-back 12-run innings in a 26-0 softball win over Cannelton Wednesday.
    The Commodores had 10 hits for the game but also took advantage of eight walks, nine Cannelton errors, and several hit batsmen and wild pitches.
    Catie Hauser hit a triple and a single, Chelsey Billings a double and a single, and Maria Hubert two singles to lead Perry Central’s attack.
    Billings and Hauser each drove in four runs.

  • PC pummels Trojans 18-3

    OAKLAND CITY—Reece Davis had four hits and Luke Bishop drove in four runs as Perry Central pounded Wood Memorial 18-3 in baseball Friday.
    The Commodores had 18 hits, all singles. They probably could have had some extra-base hits but held some runners up after building a big lead.
    Davis went 4 for 5, Bishop and Wyatt Edwards each 3 for 5, and Gavin Poole 2 for 4.
    Davis drove in three runs and Kage Kiplinger and Levi Hubert each had two RBIs.
    Edwards pitched all five innings for the win. He gave up five hits and three walks and struck out nine.

  • PC boys 2nd in triangular

    LEOPOLD—Clay James won both hurdles races and a relay to lead Perry Central to second place in a boys track triangular meet Thursday.
    Northeast Dubois won with 68.5 points. Perry Central scored 63.5 and Springs Valley 35.
    James won the 110-meter high hurdles in 16.41 seconds, his best time of the year. Teammate Taylor James placed second in 16.48.
    “They ran really well - those were really good times for both of them,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett.

  • Tell City rules distances, wins...

    RAMSEY—Taking first and second places in all three distance races helped Tell City win North Harrison’s 10-team boys track invitational Friday.
    Tell City scored 129 points, 21 more than runner-up Silver Creek.
    Nate Kaiser won the 1600-meter run in 4:27.63 and the 3200 in 9:46.02.
    Thomas Simpson placed second in the 1600 in 4:30.24 and Leo Simpson second in the 3200 in 9:54.68.
    Thomas Simpson won the 800 in 2:02.06 and Alex Ramsey placed second in 2:03.69.
    The Marksmen also won the 3200 relay in 8:36.28.

  • Perry Central nips Tell City

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    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.