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Today's News

  • Paoli’s option to test PC Friday

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    PAOLI—Paoli enters Friday’s 6:30 p.m. PLAC football game against Perry Central with a 1-2 record, its worst start in years. But Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson said the Rams are still a strong team.
    “I think they’ve played some tough competition,” he said of their losses. “Brownstown is going to be a contender in Class 3A and Evansville Central (an undefeated Class 4A team) had a lot of speed.”

  • Tell City splits girls golf matches

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City leader Addie Peter has struggled with her driving on her home course this season and most of the other Marksmen have struggled with their putting. So they lost to Floyd Central 191-231 in girls golf Monday.
    Peter shot 48 to lead Tell City.
    Other Marksman scorers were Sydney Goffinet with 57, Shannon Bryant 61, and Halee Lamb 65.
    Floyd Central’s Katie Bruno shot 42 for medalist honors.
    Tell City traveled to Boonville Tuesday and beat the Pioneers 217-228.

  • Arnold to coach Tell City basketball team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Greg Arnold, a former Tell City and college star, was hired as Tell City’s boys varsity basketball coach Tuesday.
    A 1987 Tell City graduate, he played varsity three years for coaches Don Burton and Dave Alvey.
    He averaged 17.3 points per game as a senior and made the All-Big Eight Conference team. He averaged 18.4 ppg in conference play, second in the conference.

  • Tell City, Perry Central split games

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Ty Smith and Treyton Mucker each scored three touchdowns as Tell City used its speed to beat Perry Central 50-0 in eighth grade football Thursday.
    The Marksmen used a little razzle-dazzle to score their first touchdown. Trent Arnold completed a pass to Spencer Fest, who immediately tossed it back to Smith. Smith then ran in for the touchdown.
    That played covered 21 yards and came right after Tell City’s Jeff Miller recovered a Perry Central fumble.

  • Singles propel Tell City to victory

    TELL CITY—Tell City won all three singles matches to beat Crawford County 3-2 in boys tennis Wednesday.
    Jake Swihart shut out Brian Mitchell 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles and Zach Fisher beat Aaron Pearson by the same score in No. 2.
    Luke Thomas beat Gavin Coleman 6-0, 6-2 in No. 3 singles.
    Both Tell City doubles teams won their first set but lost their next two.
    Kevin Yeung and Jeff Yeung lost to Beasley and Smith 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles.
    Chandler Lacy and Jackson Ramsey lost to Pinter and Pinter 2-6, 6-2, 6-2.

  • Tell City defeats South Spencer

    TELL CITY—Addie Peter shot 54 for medalist honors as Tell City beat South Spencer 238-259 in girls golf Wednesday.
    Sydney Goffinet shot 57, Shannon Bryant 62, and Alex Lawalin 67 to complete Tell City’s scoring.
    Also playing for the Marksmen were Halee Lamb, who shot 68, and Mary Grace Alvey, 69.
    Elizabeth Edge shot 56 to lead South Spencer.
    Peter shot 54 again in a triangular match at Crawford County Thursday but the Marksmen finished third.
    Corydon won with 196. Crawford County shot 213 and Tell City 242.

  • Commodores fall to Braves

    LEOPOLD—Maddie Duncan served eight aces as Tecumseh beat Perry Central 20-25, 25-15, 25-12, 22-25, 15-9 in volleyball Thursday.
    “We played well the first game,” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet. “The second game they had one little girl get into a serving thing and we couldn’t handle her serve. It was a really aggressive serve, hard and low.
    “The next game it seemed like whatever we tried, it didn’t work.
    “We recovered in the fourth game but we made several errors early in the fifth game and got behind 4-1.

  • Marksmen dig to win over Eagles

    LANESVILLE—Cassie Bryant made 23 digs as Tell City beat Lanesville 25-14, 25-13, 25-22 in volleyball Wednesday.
    Madison Schuetter added 10 digs as Tell City did a good job keeping the Eagles’ spikes from hitting the floor.
    Tell City had more success with its own spikes. Emma Kohnert made 11 kills, Mary Steen six, and Brenee Leibering four.
    Natalie Peter had 17 assists.
    Bryant served two aces.
    “We played pretty well as a team,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes.

  • Tell City 2nd at North Harrison

    RAMSEY—All five Tell City scorers placed in the top 22 as the Marksmen finished second in North Harrison’s 21-team boys cross country invitational Thursday.
    Host North Harrison, the defending Crawford County regional champion, won with 78 points. Tell City scored 87 and Perry Central was eighth with 245.
    Perry Central’s Aaron Pierrard was the top individual finisher from Perry County, placing third in 16:36.
    But Tell City had tight grouping, led by three freshmen.

  • Rebels top Marksmen

    By ZANE CLODFELTER
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    TELL CITY—After starting the season 0-2, South Spencer Coach Tom Packer had a message for his football team in practice last week.
    “We talked to the team this week, ‘Let’s win September,’” Packer said.
    The Rebels put the August disappointment behind them and started September with a dominant 48-24 win over Tell City Friday.
    Still playing without injured All-PAC running back Jake Burden, South Spencer found a new running threat in Landon Bartlett.