Today's News

  • Commodores maul Crawford County

    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—Perry Central rushed for 444 yards and rolled past Crawford County 40-7 in PLAC football Friday.

  • Highlanders, Wildcats beat Tell City

    FLOYDS KNOBS—Three Tell City players shot their career-best rounds but the Marksmen lost to Floyd Central 191-236 in girls golf Monday.
    Jessica Ballman led the Marksmen with a career-best 47 on the par-35 Valley View course.
    Amber Fentress shot 60, Jenny Hess 61, and Courtney Blinzinger 68—the latter two career bests—to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.
    Jasper beat the Marksmen 190-246 at Jasper Municipal course Tuesday.
    Ballman shot 51 to lead Tell City.
    Fentress and Hess each shot 62 and Blinzinger recorded a 71.

  • Marksmen shut out Tecumseh

    BOONVILLE—Tell City won every match in straight sets to beat Tecumseh 5-0 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.
    Anjan Kashyab remained undefeated in No. 1 singles as he beat Daniel Pemberton 6-0, 6-1.
    Two matches did have one set go to a tiebreaker.
    Zach Fisher beat Connor Wagner 7-6 (7-4), 6-2 in No. 2 singles.
    Austin Paulin and Jeff Yeung edged Robby Dunn and Christian Wagner 6-4, 7-6 (7-3) in No. 2 doubles.
    Tyler Groves and Dakota Braunecker beat Kaegan Whitehouse and Emitt Stein 6-2, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles.

  • Rebels’ passing game will test Marksmen Friday

    Sports Editor

    REO—Four-year starting quarterback Zeke Harmon has graduated, but South Spencer’s football team still features a potent passing attack.
    Harmon threw for 1,583 yards and 17 touchdowns in nine games last year. Walker Franklin, his understudy then, has picked up where Harmon left off.
    Franklin, a 6-foot-1, 175-pound senior, completed 15 of 26 passes for 150 yards last year and threw two touchdown passes in a sectional game against North Posey when Harmon did not play.

  • Perry Central foe prefers running

    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—Perry Central will have to stop Crawford County’s running game when the two meet in PLAC football Friday at 7 p.m.
    New Wolfpack coach Alan Hess, a Tell City graduate, “has been trying to develop their running game,” said Perry Central Coach Mike Spencer. “You can tell they’re working hard at it.
    “They will throw, but they’re not going to make their living throwing the ball. They prefer to run.”

  • PC 2nd in own tourney

    LEOPOLD—Ashley Gengelbach made 30 kills as Perry Central placed second in its four-team volleyball tip-off tourney Saturday.
    Perry Central beat Princeton 25-19, 25-14 and Northeast Dubois 25-15, 19-25, 19-17 but lost to Southridge 25-17, 25-12.
    Southridge finished undefeated to win the tourney.
    Gengelbach made nine kills and Hannah Harpenau added four against Princeton.
    Grace James had 13 assists. Sydney Goffinet served four aces.

  • Perry Central girls 2nd, boys 3rd in invitational

    BOONVILLE—Perry Central placed six runners in the top 35 as it finished second among 13 teams in the Pioneer Invitational girls cross country meet Saturday.
    The Commodores placed third among 14 complete teams in the boys race despite their usual top runner, Alex Newton, being slowed by cramping.
    Tell City took sixth in the boys race and ninth in the girls race.
    Perry Central freshman Aaron Pierrard placed seventh in the boys race in 17:13. Sophomore teammate Bryce Lain was ninth in 17:24.

  • Rangers pass Tell City late

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City shut out Forest Park for the first 57 minutes of boys soccer Tuesday.

  • Hayes leads TC to tourney title

    EVANSVILLE—McKenzie Hayes made 47 kills as Tell City won a six-team volleyball tourney at Harrison Saturday.
    Tell City beat Gibson Southern 25-19, 25-21 and Evansville North 25-19, 25-23 to win its pool and then beat Harrison, the winner of the other pool, 25-23, 25-5 for the title.
    “Our defense was really good this weekend,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “Our serve-receive was a little down, but our defense (receiving hits instead of serves) was strong.”

  • Gengelbach recognized

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