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Today's News

  • Tell City falls to 4 opponents

    ROCKPORT—Tell City shot its best score of the season but lost a girls golf triangular match Wednesday.
    Southridge and South Spencer each shot 199 to tie for first place and Tell City shot 249.
    Cloey Pledger shot a season-low 59 to lead Tell City.
    Taylor Goffinet shot 60, Hannah Gray 64, and Maggie Lamb 66 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.
    Kenzie Burgess, who shot 68, and Hannah Rhodes, 69, also played for the Marksmen.
    “This is the first match where everyone has been below 70,” noted Tell City Coach Amber Wheatley.

  • Bradley falls short in bid to swim English Channel

    DOVER, U.K.—Tell City native Eric Bradley terminated his English Channel Swim after 9.5 hours and 16 miles of the planned 21-mile journey.

  • PC, Tell City split games

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Ryan Berger caught a 30-yard touchdown pass from Camiren Zellers with 0:55 left to lift Perry Central past Tell City 20-14 in eighth grade football Thursday.
    Zellers completed a fourth-down pass to John Sagracy earlier to keep the drive alive.
    With the score tied 14-14, Tell City drove to the Perry Central 34-yard line before fumbling. Braedy Gayer recovered it for the Commodores to start their winning drive.

  • Commodores fall to Tecumseh

    LYNNVILLE—Terissa Roark made 11 kills but Perry Central lost to Tecumseh 25-21, 25-13, 25-14 in volleyball Thursday.
    Addy Davis had 17 assists for the Commodores and Brooke Lasher made seven digs.
    Tecumseh won the JV match 25-16, 25-6.
    Morgan Judy had two kills and four assists for Perry Central and Elly Wallace made two kills and four digs.
    Tecumseh also won the C-team match 25-16, 25-21.
    Judy made three kills in that match and Shea Berkhouse had four assists.
    Wallace made 14 digs.

  • Perry Central boys 11th; PC girls 10th, TC 11th

    RAMSEY—John Bashor placed 28th in 18:18 to lead Perry Central to 11th place in North Harrison’s 20-team Cougar Classic boys cross country invitational Thursday.
    Bashor thus earned a medal as one of the top 30 finishers in the 138-runner race.
    Other Perry Central scorers were Dylan Hubert, 46th in 18:54; Chase James, 65th in 19:40; Wyatt Edwards, 74th in 19:59; and Jonathan Theis, 81st in 20:14.
    Jasper won the team title with 79 points. Perry Central scored 269.

  • Aces, Orleans top Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Caressa Sloss made four kills and four blocks but Cannelton lost to Cloverport 7-25, 25-18, 25-22, 25-17 in volleyball Wednesday.
    Sloss made eight total spikes for the Bulldogs and Madeline Lindauer added four.
    Tory Thomas and Mackenzie Reed each served five aces and Kendra Anastasiades added four.
    Chloe Davis made nine digs.
    Orleans beat Cannelton 25-12, 25-9, 25-6 Aug. 24. No statistics were available for that match.
    Cannelton’s JV team lost 25-16, 25-21 to Cloverport and 25-18, 25-7 to Orleans.

  • Tell City spikes 2 opponents

    TELL CITY—Kammie Jo Hayes made 16 kills as Tell City defeated Lanesville 25-19, 25-19, 25-12 in volleyball Wednesday.
    Emili Stephens and Bailey Weikel each added seven kills and Rachel Malone had 37 assists.
    Morgan Schuetter made 14 digs and Samantha Stephens added 10.
    Malone served 14 points, including five aces, and Weikel added 10 points, including seven aces.
    Tell City also beat Corydon 25-18, 25-13, 25-19 as Hayes made 16 kills, Emili Stephens six, Addison Fella five, and Samantha Stephens four.
    Malone had 29 assists.

  • Tell City’s offense sputters early in 18-6 PAC loss to Rebels

    By ZANE CLODFELTER
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    REO—For the second consecutive week Tell City’s offense struggled to find consistency as the Marksmen fell to South Spencer 18-6 in PAC football Friday.
    Marksmen Coach Josh Teague said his team wasn’t ready at the start.
    “We didn’t come out in the first half very good at all,” Teague said. “Second half we had a little bit better fight, but we didn’t have an answer for (Jaylen Taylor).”

  • Wolfpack go up a Creek in 32-6 loss to Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—Creek Wright rushed for 142 yards and four touchdowns in the first half as Perry Central trounced Crawford County 32-6 in PLAC football Friday.
    Wright scored on runs of 4, 9, 1 and 42 yards as the Commodores built a 26-0 lead with 6:47 left in the first quarter.
    He had made 15 of the Commodores’ 23 carries to that point. But Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson said he still plans to spread the running load among his backs.

  • Rangers, Vikings top Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Forest Park scored the last two goals to beat Tell City 4-1 in PAC boys soccer Tuesday.
    Tell City’s Drayton Kring scored on a crossing pass from Braeden Wheatley just 1:49 into the second half to cut the Rangers’ lead to 2-1.
    But the Rangers scored two more goals in the next 15 minutes and Tell City came close to scoring only one more time.