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  • PC will try to contain Braves’ option attack

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central will face an up-and-down team with good size and speed when it hosts Tecumseh in football Friday at 7 p.m.
    The 2-2 Braves have averaged 51.0 points per game in their victories over 0-4 Wood Memorial and 1-3 Southside HomeSchool. But they have scored just one touchdown in each of their losses to 3-1 teams.
    “They’ve got some good size up front,” Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson said Monday. “They’ll be bigger than we are on the offensive line.”

  • Tell City wins Eagle Classic

    NASHVILLE—Tell City placed all five of its scorers in the top 20 percent of the 135-runner field to win the Class A Eagle Classic boys cross country meet Saturday.
    Tell City scored 68 points to beat runner-up North Harrison by 14. Perry Central was ninth with 221 in the 19-team field.
    Tell City placed third and Perry Central fifth in the 14-team girls race.
    Freshman twins Leo and Thomas Simpson led the Marksman boys, with Leo placing fourth in 16:11.13 and Thomas fifth in 16:35.57.

  • Tell City 1st, PC 3rd in Lincoln Trail Invitational

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central’s Aaron Pierrard was the individual winner but Tell City had five of the top 10 finishers and seven of the top 15 as it won the nine-team Lincoln Trail Invitational boys cross country meet Tuesday.
    The Marksmen scored 33 points, 48 ahead of runner-up Evansville North. Perry Central was third with 93.
    Tell City finished fourth and Perry Central fifth among seven complete teams in the girls race.

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  • Tell City shuts out Chargers

    TELL CITY—Only one match went three sets as Tell City beat Pike Central 5-0 in PAC boys tennis Thursday.
    Zach Fisher had to battle back from a first-set loss to beat Tanner McFarland 4-6, 7-6 (7-4), 10-1 (super tiebreaker in lieu of a third set) in No. 2 singles.
    Jake Swihart beat Aaron Keepes 6-3, 6-1 in No. 1 singles and Luke Thomas beat Sam Stone 6-4, 6-3 in No. 3.
    Kevin Yeung and Jeff Yeung defeated Ty Smith and Jackson Keepes 6-2, 6-3 in No. 2 doubles.
    Jackson Ramsey and Chandler Lacy beat Drew Welch and Kaleb Edwards 6-0, 6-3 in No. 2.

  • Sprinkle, Commodores spike way past Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Jordan Sprinkle made 14 kills and four blocks as Perry Central beat Tell City 25-18, 25-16, 22-25, 25-18 in volleyball Thursday.
    “We played a little bit better tonight so Grace (James) could set her up, and she was a little more aggressive tonight,” Perry Central Coach Becky Genet said of Sprinkle. “She has a lot of potential.
    “Madeline (Hubert) made a lot of all-around, really nice plays. And Brittany (Parker)’s placement was great on her hits.

  • Rams rout Commodores

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    PAOLI—“Their line dominated on both sides. When you do that, it’s over with.”
    That was Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson’s summation of his team’s 49-6 PLAC football loss to Paoli Friday, and he wasn’t exaggerating.
    Perry Central quarterback Lane Lynch never had adequate time to pass and ended up just 1 for 5 for 5 yards.
    The Commodores also couldn’t get their running game going. They rushed for just 59 yards on 19 carries.

  • Tell City pounds Chargers

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Tell City rushed for 405 yards to dominate Pike Central 48-21 in PAC football Friday.
    The Marksmen also passed for 93 yards as they compiled nearly 500 yards of total offense.
    Malcolm Lincoln scored their first touchdown on a 14-yard pass from Gant Miller on a post pattern.

  • Focusing on farmers

    By STATE REP. LLOYD ARNOLD
    District 74

    Agriculture is such a large aspect of Indiana’s communities, history and economy, so each year the General Assembly addresses issues that are brought forth by farmers and those in the industry from across the state.

    I was proud this year to support various efforts dealing with agriculture ranging from the release of animal veterinary records to agricultural seed testing.

  • Community owes Officer Micah Jackson a big thank you

    By VINCE LUECKE
    Editor

    Lots of people volunteer their time to worthwhile causes, but I can’t think of anyone I know who has devoted more of his time than Micah Jackson has to the Cannelton Police Department.

    Jackson has worked as a police reserve patrolman there for close to a decade and has given literally thousands of hours to the city and its residents. He’s also been a proud supporter of law enforcement across the county.