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Today's News

  • Tell City to visit No. 1 Titans

    FORT BRANCH—Tell City’s football team will face its toughest challenge of the season as it visits Gibson Southern Friday at 7 p.m.
    The Titans are 7-0 and ranked No. 1 in the Class 3A Associated Press poll and No. 2 in the coaches poll.
    “We just have to have a very good week of practice,” Tell City Coach Josh Teague said of preparing for the Titans. “If you want to play at the level where you can be the best, you have to play the best.”

  • Tell City overtakes Elites

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Victoria Weatherholt and Lainey Peter combined for 13 kills and Tell City overcame a slow start to beat Haubstadt 19-25, 25-23, 15-8 in the first round of the PAC eighth grade volleyball tourney Tuesday.
    Tell City, 10-1, will play Forest Park in the second round of the 11-team tourney at Forest Park tonight at 5:30.
    The Marksmen fell behind 20-10 in the first game Tuesday. They pulled within four points late before the Elites scored the last two points.

  • Quick Blackhawks to host Commodores

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FRENCH LICK—Springs Valley will try to use its quickness in its passing and running games when it hosts Perry Central in PLAC football Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    Mark Hammond, who coached the Blackhawks 2004-09, has returned to the helm after seven years as the school’s athletic director.
    He is using more of a spread offense - “a lot of sets with two receivers on each side and one back,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson.

  • TC, PC draw strong teams in football sectionals

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City and Perry Central each drew one of their Class 2A football sectional’s favorites for first-round sectional opponents.
    Pairings were drawn by the IHSAA Sunday.
    Tell City will compete in Sectional 40 and will host 5-2 Mater Dei, which is ranked No. 5 in the Class 2A state coaches poll, in the first round Oct. 20.
    The winner of that game will play Forest Park or North Knox in the semifinals Oct. 27.

  • Volleyball sectional pairings drawn

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central will be the first Perry County volleyball team to open sectional play next week.
    Tell City will host a volleyball sectional for the first time in at least 40 years and Perry Central will play South Spencer in the first match of that Class 2A tourney Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
    That will be the only match in the seven-team sectional that night.
    Action resumes next Thursday, when Mater Dei will play Southridge at 5:30 p.m. followed by Tell City versus North Posey at approximately 7 p.m.

  • Commodores fall to Forest Park, Rebels

    LEOPOLD—Courtney Berger made 33 digs to help Perry Central go five sets but Forest Park prevailed 25-14, 25-17, 22-25, 19-25, 15-11 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Maddie Labhart added 12 digs and Addy Davis nine for the Commodores.
    Terissa Roark made 15 kills and Bree Noland added 11. Davis had 21 assists.
    Davis served five aces, Maria Hubert four, and Berger three.
    South Spencer beat the Commodores 25-21, 28-26, 20-25, 25-16 Monday despite eight kills and four blocks by Noland.
    Roark made 10 kills and Hubert four. Davis had 21 assists.

  • TC beats 2 PAC foes to raise record to 23-6

    POSEYVILLE AND REO—Tell City used strong spiking and blocking to beat two PAC foes and possible sectional opponents in volleyball Saturday and Tuesday.
    The Marksmen beat North Posey 25-22, 25-27, 25-12, 25-10 Saturday and South Spencer 26-24, 25-20, 22-25, 25-16 Tuesday.
    Tell City finished 5-3 in the conference.
    Kammie Jo Hayes made 20 kills, Addison Fella 12, and Bailey Weikel 10 against North Posey.
    Rachel Malone aided the hitters with 45 assists.
    Weikel and Fella each made three solo blocks.

  • Commodores Dauby, Bashor 2nd in PLAC

    MARENGO—Elizabeth Dauby placed second individually but Perry Central finished fourth in the PLAC girls cross country race Saturday, ending the Commodores’ nine-year reign as champions.
    John Bashor placed second in the boys race to lead Perry Central to third place in it. Isaac Moore of Orleans edged him by 59-hundredths of a second, 17:29.10 to 17:29.69.
    Bashor “had his best race of the year,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett. “He ran really smart and he slowly kept picking guys off,

  • Simpson, Tell City repeat PAC champions

    HUNTINGBURG—Leo Simpson is always a strong runner for Tell City’s boys cross country team. But he seems to get especially fired up for the PAC meet.

  • TC Homecoming Royalty