Today's News

  • PC routs Wolfpack

    MARENGO—Perry Central’s football team is known for a lot of power running up the middle but proved Friday it can work with whatever the defense gives it.

    The Commodores used a lot of passing and outside runnig early to build a lead en route to crushing Crawford County 48-12.

    Dee Jay Shaw threw 14-yard passes to Dane Ransom and D.J. Newton on the Commodores’ first drive.

    The Commodores threw on four of eight plays on that possession, including once on first down.

    T.J. Hall also ran a sweep for 15 yards on that drive.

  • Rebels capitalize on Tell City’s turnovers

    REO—South Spencer converted three Tell City turnovers into 21 points in beating the Marksmen 42-14 in Pocket Athletic Conference football Friday.

    Tell City defensive coordinator Ronnie Robinson said, “You can’t turn the ball over that many times (four) and expect to win.”

    South Spencer’s Austin Ball recovered a Tell City fumble at the  Marksman 44-yard line early in the first quarter.

  • PC girls 1st, boys 2nd in North Harrison meet

    RAMSEY—Perry Central placed all five of its scorers in the top 26 to repeat as champion of the 19-team North Harrison girls cross country invitational Thursday.

    Tell City, led by third-place finisher Sarah Goffinet, placed sixth.

    Perry Central placed second in the 24-team boys race and Tell City was seventh.

    Goffinet ran the girls race in 20:20 to lead all Perry County runners. She finished behind only Erika Wilson of Eastern and Phoebe Bauer of New Albany.

    But Perry Central’s five scorers all finished ahead of Tell City’s No. 2 runner.

  • Marksmen outspike Lanesville

    TELL CITY—Tell City used a balanced spiking attack to beat Lanesville 25-20, 25-6, 25-16 in volleyball Thursday.

    Jamie Brinksneader made eight kills, McKenzie Hayes and Elizabeth Kohnert each added seven, and Brittney Harth made six.

    Hayes had four assists and Miranda Zuelly added eight.

    Leslie Poole and Kohnert each served 12 points and Hana Reed added 11. Hayes served four aces and Kohnert added three.

    On defense Poole made 11 digs and Reed added nine, and Hayes made two blocks.

  • Commodores fall to Tecumseh

    LYNNVILLE—Excellent serve reception helped Tecumseh beat Perry Central 25-20, 25-12, 25-12 in volleyball Thursday.

    Perry Central got only two ace serves in against the Braves.

    Megan Hedinger led Perry Central in kills with 10. Olivia Schroeder added five and Jessica Huber four.

    Hedinger made four blocks and Schroeder added two.

    Tessa Lynch had 11 assists, Jennifer Kemp eight, and Sloan Harpenau five.

    Huber made 12 digs and Lynch and Hilarie Hahus each added seven.

    Tecumseh won the junior varsity match 25-18, 25-24.

  • Whitesville holds off Cannelton

    WHITESVILLE, Ky.—Five bad serves hurt Cannelton in a 24-26, 25-20, 25-15 volleyball loss to Whitesville Trinity Thursday.

    Cannelton did have “a lot of good spikes,” said Coach Heather Garrison. “I’m definitely seeing improvement.”

    Sarah Powers and Allicyn Garrett each made six spikes and Jaci Garrett and Sammie James each added five. Three of Allicyn Garrett’s went for kills.

    Nakaa Myers made 28 good sets.

    Cannelton served nine aces, including three by Jaci Garrett.

  • Tell City subdues Crawford County

    TELL CITY—Tell City won all three singles matches and No. 1 doubles to beat Crawford County 4-1 in boys tennis Wednesday.

    The Marksmen swept the singles matches in straight sets.

    Anjan Kashyab beat C.J. Shelton 6-2, 6-2 in No. 1, Greg Hollinden beat Jared Purcell 6-1, 6-4 in No. 2, and Christopher Kohnert defeated Jarret Denzinger 6-2, 6-3 in No. 3.

    Mike Richmer and Trent Wheatley outlasted Patrick Allen and Jesse Baize 6-7 (2), 6-2, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles.

  • Archers score late to top PC

    LEOPOLD—Reese Miller scored a tie-breaking touchdown on a 41-yard sweep in the fourth quarter as Tell City beat Perry Central 22-14 in eighth grade football Thursday.

    Brennan Malone threw a two-point conversion pass to Drew Mowery to put the Archers up by eight points. Their defense then stopped Perry Central’s final drive.

    Miller had scored earlier on a 66-yard run and a two-point conversion run.

    Malone threw a 15-yard pass to Mowery for Tell City’s first touchdown.

  • What are your kids saying?

    It's easy for people like me without children to preach to people with kids. I do that sometimes with my siblings, all married with children. I complain about nephews who are far too young to talk like sailors and who seem to think they're smarter than their parents, or their uncle.

  • Perry Central shuts out South Decatur

    GREENSBURG—Perry Central used a balanced rushing attack and strong defense against the run to shut out South Decatur 21-0 in football Saturday.

    The Commodores held South Decatur to 18 yards rushing on 22 carries while gaining 207 yards themselves on 47 carries.

    The Cougars did complete 17 of 34 passes for 164 yards.

    But they also had one intercepted by Andrew Harpenau and one knocked down by Lucas Bryant. And their quarterback was sacked twice, by T.J. Hall and Kegan Hubert.