Today's Sports

  • Harrison holds off Tell City

    TELL CITY—Harrison built an 11-2 lead and held off a late Tell City rally to edge the Marksmen 11-10 in baseball Thursday.
    “We started off slow and struggled to make adjustments at the plate the first five innings,” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield. “Once we made an adjustment we hit the ball very well, but it was too little, too late.
    “Tretter (Lyons) came in and pitched four quality innings for us to keep us in the game.

  • Bland, Commodores rip Crawford...

    LEOPOLD—Colten Bland drove in three runs with a single, double and triple as Perry Central crushed Crawford County 15-5 in PLAC baseball Thursday.
    Luke Bishop hit a double and Bland, Levi Hubert, Wes Scamahorn and Wyatt Edwards each added a single as they scored eight runs in the second inning to build a 10-2 lead.
    The Commodores also took advantage of five walks and one hit batsman that inning.
    Bland went 3 for 3 to lead Perry Central’s 13-hit attack for the game.

  • PC girls 7th, TC 9th in Tell...

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    TELL CITY—Perry County athletes won the throwing events but didn’t fare as well in the running events at Tell City’s girls track invitational Friday.
    Perry Central finished seventh in the 10-team meet with 46.5 points and Tell City was ninth with 37. Heritage Hills won with 96.
    Tell City’s Kammie Jo Hayes won the shot put at 35 feet, 11 inches and Perry Central’s Claire Davis placed second at 34-10.

  • Tell City 2nd, PC 6th in...

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    TELL CITY—Tell City’s depth was enough to earn second place in its own 10-team boys track invitational Friday. But it was not enough to beat Heritage Hills.
    Tell City scored 101 points and Perry Central finished sixth with 64. Heritage Hills won with 136.
    “Head to head Heritage Hills won about every battle, so they definitely earned it,” Tell City Coach Zac Hartz said. “We exceeded what we were seeded to go score, but head to head I thought we would’ve fared better.

  • Tell City invitational moved up...

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s boys and girls track invitationals, originally scheduled for this Saturday, have been moved up to Friday at 5 p.m. because of storms in the forecast for Saturday.
    The meet will now be a timed finals format instead of trials and finals in sprints and hurdles.
    “We are expecting the majority of the teams to still be able to compete,” said Tell City Athletic Director Andy Brunner.

  • Tell City girls 3rd in tri-meet

    DUBOIS—Tell City won four events but finished third in a girls triangular track meet Monday.
    Northeast Dubois won with 72 points. Tecumseh scored 47 and Tell City 41.
    Tell City junior Kammie Jo Hayes set a personal record as she won the shot put with a 34-foot-10 throw. Teammate Cloey Pledger was second at 27-1.
    Jana Lacy won the discus with an 85-foot-0 throw and Pledger was second at 70-10.
    Freshman Valerie Kehl won the 100-meter dash in 13.85 seconds and placed second in the 200 in 28.97.

  • Perry Central third in triangular

    ENGLISH—Perry Central improved its scored by 11 strokes from its previous match but finished third in a boys triangular golf match Tuesday.
    Crawford County won with 176 strokes. Forest Park shot 192 and Perry Central 198.
    Perry Central sophomore Garrett James finished second in the match with 43, five strokes behind medalist Dayton Pinter of Crawford County.
    Other Perry Central scorers were Brennan Tucker with 48, Braeden Etienne 53, and Lain Knieriem 54.

  • Tell City outshoots Rebels by 20

    ROCKPORT—Colin Noble shot 45 for medalist honors to lead Tell City past South Spencer 206-226 in boys golf Tuesday.
    Spencer Fest shot 49, Marcus Fortwendel 52, and Griffin Alvey 60 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.
    Jacob Fortwendel, who shot 64, and Anthony Koch, 67, also played for the Marksmen.
    Mason Schmidt shot 47 to lead South Spencer but no other Rebel shot under 53.

  • Bulldogs still building

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    CANNELTON—Cannelton’s softball team has 13 players, two more than it started last year with, but the Bulldogs are still inexperienced.
    There are six freshmen and only one senior on the roster. “Five or six of my girls have never played the game before in their lives and one of them is my senior,” said Coach Allicyn Garrett.

  • Tell City thumps Paoli

    PAOLI—Justice Kuster scattered six hits as Tell City defeated Paoli 13-3 in softball Saturday.
    Kuster walked none and struck out one in the five-inning game, which Tell City won by the 10-run rule.
    She “hit her spots and pitched a good game,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter.
    Her teammates backed her with errorless defense.
    Chloe Carman and Emili Stephens each hit a single and a double to lead Tell City’s hitters and Morgan Schuetter also had two hits.