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  • Commodores pull away to victory late

    Sports Editor

    FRENCH LICK—Perry Central kicked its offense in gear in the second half to overtake Springs Valley for a 34-21 PLAC football victory Friday.
    The Commodores had only 89 yards of offense - 67 rushing and 22 passing - in the first half as they trailed 14-7 at the break.
    They increased their rushing total to 258 yards in the second half and completed another pass for 9 yards.

  • Castle shuts out Tell City in finals

    REO—Tennis beginners at the start of the season, Blaze Brumfield and Jacob Mowery played the closest set for Tell City in its 5-0 sectional finals loss to Castle Saturday.
    Brumfield and Mowery fell to Aaron Weir and Jake Matuscak 7-5, 6-1 in No. 2 doubles.
    Castle’s Aaron Alling and Reece Stephens beat Austin Groves and Jackson Ramsey 6-2, 6-1 in No. 1 doubles.
    In singles play Evan Bottorff beat Kevin Yeung 6-1, 6-0 in No. 1 and Chaitanya Cherupka defeated Chandler Lacy 6-1, 6-1 in No. 2.
    Blake Ellis won by forfeit in No. 3 singles.

  • Rebels defeat Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Cannel-ton made no ace serves in a 25-20, 25-16, 25-12 volleyball loss to South Spencer Tuesday.
    Caressa Sloss made two kills and three blocks to lead Cannelton hitters.
    April Terry made nine digs and Jordyn Vogt went 6 for 6 serving.
    “We played pretty well with them in the first game,” said Cannelton Coach Jordan Kratzer.
    Cannelton, 0-16, will visit South Central tonight at 5:30.

  • Vikings, Wildcats top Marksmen

    POSEYVILLE—Emma Kohnert made 14 kills and seven blocks but Tell City lost to North Posey 25-11, 25-15, 27-29, 25-20 in PAC volleyball Saturday.
    Kammie Jo Hayes added eight kills and Brenee Leibering four for the Marksmen. Emily Hagedorn had 25 assists.
    Hayes made four blocks and Emili Stephens and Mary Steen each added three.
    Hayes led the team in digs with 16 and Madison Schuetter added 14.
    Hayes served nine points and Schuetter added eight.
    North Posey won the JV match 24-25, 25-13, 15-7.

  • Perry Central wins twice Saturday

    BOONVILLE—Maddie Hubert made 22 kills and 36 digs as Perry Central won two matches in Boonville’s volleyball tourney Saturday.
    Hubert made 14 kills and 16 digs as the Commodores beat Corydon 25-23, 25-21, 25-21.
    Terissa Roark added eight kills and Brooke Mullis six. Addy Davis had 25 assists and made two blocks.
    Brooke Lasher made 15 digs and Mullis added 10.
    Hubert served five aces, Lasher three, and Davis two.
    Hubert made eight kills and 20 digs in a 25-23, 25-18, 25-17 win over Bosse.

  • No. 1 Gibson Southern poses big challenge for Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    FORT BRANCH—Tell City has faced several tough football opponents this season, but none will be tougher than Gibson Southern, which the Marksmen will visit Friday at 7 p.m.
    The Titans are 7-0 and ranked No. 1 in the state in Class 3A. They have outscored their opponents by 52.0 points per game.
    Their closest game was a 42-13 win over defending Class 3A regional champion Heritage Hills. They beat Henderson County, usually a powerhouse in Class 6A in Kentucky, 56-7 on the road.

  • Perry Central to face strong running team

    Sports Editor

    FRENCH LICK—Stopping Springs Valley’s running game will be Perry Central’s priority when they meet in PLAC football Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    The 4-3 Blackhawks have “a really good running game,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson. “They have two pretty good backs.
    “One (Hunt Reynolds, a 6-foot, 220-pound senior) is more of a pound guy and one (Wyatt Purkhiser, a 5-7, 150-pound sophomore) is more of a scooter - they try to get him on the edge and let him go.

  • Rangers oust Tell City

    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—Forest Park used its superior quickness and passing ability to beat Tell City 6-1 in the first round of the Heritage Hills boys soccer sectional Tuesday.
    The Marksmen got only four shots on goal, including two on penalty kicks - one of them an indirect kick that Eli Reed kicked into the goal but it had to touch someone else before going in and it did not.
    Reed scored the Marksmen’s only goal on their fourth shot with 15:07 left in the game.

  • Perry Central girls team repeats as PLAC champ

    MARENGO—Perry Central had the individual winner in both races and repeated as team champion in the girls race in PLAC cross country meets Saturday.
    Marcus Graham won the boys race by 34 seconds in 17:01 and freshman Macey Emmons took the girls race in 21:05. Teammate Elizabeth Dauby placed second in 21:44.
    It was the ninth year in a row that a Perry Central boy won the individual title.

  • Tell City repeats as PAC boys champion

    PETERSBURG—Dominating may not be strong enough to describe the performance by Tell City’s boys cross country team in Saturday’s PAC meet.