http://www.perrycountynews.com/sports/rss.xml en Brown scores 5 TDs as Tell City runs past Rangers http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/brown-scores-5-tds-tell-city-runs-past-rangers <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/lincoln_reverse.jpg" alt="Tell City’s Malcolm Lincoln (No. 80) heads downfield on a reverse after two Forest Park defenders fell while chasing him in Friday’s PAC football game. Blocking for him is Matt Zabel (No. 53). " title="Tell City’s Malcolm Lincoln (No. 80) heads downfield on a reverse after two Forest Park defenders fell while chasing him in Friday’s PAC football game. Blocking for him is Matt Zabel (No. 53). " align="left" hspace="6" width="116" height="85" /><p> By LARRY GOFFINET<br /> Sports Editor<br /> <br /> FERDINAND&mdash;Elliott Brown scored five touchdowns as Tell City dominated the rushing statistics to beat Forest Park 35-13 in PAC football Friday.<br /> Brown carried the ball 22 times for 222 yards, an average of 10.1 yards per carry.<br /> He scored on a 71-yard run on the third play of the game.<br /> Five plays later he scored again.<br /> After the Rangers lost a total of 2 yards on their first three plays, they decided to punt.<br /> Perry Central tops Mitchell http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/perry-central-tops-mitchell <p> By MIKE SPRAGUE<br /> Sports Correspondent<br /> <br /> MITCHELL&mdash;Big plays were the difference in the game as Perry Central defeated Mitchell 27-14 in PLAC football Friday.<br /> Mitchell successfully executed an onside kick to start the third quarter. The Bluejackets eventually scored on a Devin Cobb 19-yard run to tie the score 14-14.<br /> Mitchell again executed an onside kick, recovering again at the Commodore 30-yard line.<br /> Sectional could tell which poll is more accurate http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/sectional-could-tell-which-poll-more-accurate <p> For the first time Indiana high school volleyball had two polls to rank its teams this year. This week&rsquo;s Forest Park sectional may help fans decide which poll is more accurate.<br /> Perry Central and Mater Dei are the favorites to meet in the championship match of that sectional.<br /> Perry Central, 23-9, has been ranked in the top 10 in the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association&rsquo;s Class 2A poll most of the season and was ranked No. 10 this week.<br /> Mater Dei has not been listed in the top 10 in that poll.<br /> Commodores beat West Washington to win PLAC title http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/commodores-beat-west-washington-win-plac-title <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/photo_3.jpg" alt="Perry Central’s volleyball team beat West Washington Thursday to finish 6-0 in Patoka Lake Athletic Conference play and thus win the conference title outright for the second year in a row. Team members are (front row, from left) Casey James, Brittany Parker, Brooke Mullis, Hannah Edwards. Back row: Ryann Lynch, Grace James, Jordan Sprinkle, Terissa Roark, Maddie Hubert, and Zosha Roberson." title="Perry Central’s volleyball team beat West Washington Thursday to finish 6-0 in Patoka Lake Athletic Conference play and thus win the conference title outright for the second year in a row. Team members are (front row, from left) Casey James, Brittany Parker, Brooke Mullis, Hannah Edwards. Back row: Ryann Lynch, Grace James, Jordan Sprinkle, Terissa Roark, Maddie Hubert, and Zosha Roberson." align="left" hspace="6" width="105" height="85" /><p> CAMPBELLSBURG&mdash;Grace James made five blocks and had 36 assists as Perry Central beat West Washington 25-13, 25-7, 25-14 in PLAC volleyball Thursday.<br /> The Commodores finished 6-0 in conference play to win the title outright for the second consecutive year.<br /> Maddie Hubert and Jordan Sprinkle each made four blocks Thursday to back James as the Commodores did a good job defending the Senators&rsquo; spikes up front.<br /> Tell City ousts Southridge http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/tell-city-ousts-southridge <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/samantha_serves.jpg" alt="Tell City’s Samantha Stephens eyes the volleyball as she serves one of her 10 points in Thursday&#039;s first-round eighth-grade PAC volleyball tourney match with Southridge." title="Tell City’s Samantha Stephens eyes the volleyball as she serves one of her 10 points in Thursday&#039;s first-round eighth-grade PAC volleyball tourney match with Southridge." align="left" hspace="6" width="43" height="85" /><p> By LARRY GOFFINET<br /> Sports Editor<br /> <br /> TELL CITY&mdash;Strong serving and hitting propelled Tell City past Southridge 25-6, 25-17 in the first round of the eighth-grade PAC volleyball tourney Thursday.<br /> The semifinals and finals were scheduled at Southridge Saturday. Tell City, 10-2, was scheduled to play the Forest Park versus North Posey first-round winner in the semifinals.<br /> Tell City jumped to a 22-4 lead in the first game Thursday as Caiti Teague served nine consecutive points. Many of them came on unreturned serves.<br /> Tell City junior high team finishes 99-0 http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/tell-city-junior-high-team-finishes-99-0 <p> GREENVILLE, Ky.&mdash;Three Tell City runners placed in the top four as the Marksmen won the Western Kentucky middle school boys cross country meet Thursday.<br /> The Marksmen finished the season 99-0, the second year in a row they have gone undefeated.<br /> Indiana junior high teams run 3-kilometer races but this one was 4K, which Tell City Coach Brian Beckort said was &ldquo;getting them ready for next year,&rdquo; when they will run 5K races in high school.<br /> Volleyball sectional pairings drawn Monday http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/volleyball-sectional-pairings-drawn-monday <p> INDIANAPOLIS&mdash;Tell City and Perry Central could meet in the semifinals of next week&rsquo;s Forest Park volleyball sectional.<br /> Both local teams drew into the long bracket of the six-team sectional in pairings drawn by the IHSAA Monday.<br /> Perry Central will take on Forest Park in the first match Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Perry County time followed by Tell City versus North Posey at approximately 7 p.m.<br /> The winners of those matches will meet in the first semifinal match Thursday at 5:30 p.m., followed by Mater Dei versus South Spencer in the other semifinal.<br /> Cannelton falls to Shoals, Hancock County http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/cannelton-falls-shoals-hancock-county <p> CANNELTON&mdash;Cannelton lost to Hancock County 25-9, 25-16, 25-8 in volleyball Tuesday but &ldquo;we actually played well,&rdquo; said Cannelton Coach Ashley Chapman.<br /> &ldquo;It was a fun game to watch,&rdquo; she added. &ldquo;They work a lot better with Melissa (Clausen). Maybe it&rsquo;s because she gives us that senior leadership.&rdquo;<br /> Clausen, playing her second consecutive match after missing the first 22 with a broken ankle, led the Bulldogs with five digs.<br />