http://www.perrycountynews.com/sports/rss.xml/todaysnews/rss.xml en Southridge’s run defense stifles Tell City’s offense http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/southridge%E2%80%99s-run-defense-stifles-tell-city%E2%80%99s-offense <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/wheatley_runs.jpg" alt="Tell City running back Steven Wheatley (No. 44, left) heads outside with teammate Joey Ingle (No. 38) blocking for him in Friday’s PAC football game with Southridge. At far right Southridge defensive back Patrick Sander (No. 6) tries to shed a blocker to get to Wheatley." title="Tell City running back Steven Wheatley (No. 44, left) heads outside with teammate Joey Ingle (No. 38) blocking for him in Friday’s PAC football game with Southridge. At far right Southridge defensive back Patrick Sander (No. 6) tries to shed a blocker to get to Wheatley." align="left" hspace="6" width="115" height="85" /><p> By LARRY GOFFINET<br /> Sports Editor<br /> <br /> TELL CITY&mdash;The running game has been the Tell City football team&rsquo;s bread and butter on offense this season. But Southridge held the Marksmen to 113 yards rushing on 43 carries to beat them 35-0 Friday.<br /> Tell City rushing leader Trey Mucker was held to 13 carries for 47 yards, well below his season average.<br /> The only other Marksman to average more than 3 yards per carry was freshman reserve Davis Tran, who carried the ball twice late in the fourth quarter.<br /> Patriots down Commodores http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/patriots-down-commodores <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ryann_7750.jpg" alt="Perry Central senior Ryann Lynch bumps the volleyball while teammate Brooke Mullis stands ready to help in Thursday’s match with Heritage Hills." title="Perry Central senior Ryann Lynch bumps the volleyball while teammate Brooke Mullis stands ready to help in Thursday’s match with Heritage Hills." align="left" hspace="6" width="80" height="85" /><p> By LARRY GOFFINET<br /> Sports Editor<br /> <br /> LEOPOLD&mdash;Perry Central couldn&rsquo;t get its offense going in the first two games as it lost to Heritage Hills 25-10, 25-8, 25-19 in volleyball Thursday.<br /> &ldquo;Those first two games we had a couple players really struggling, so I made a couple of changes,&rdquo; said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet.<br /> &ldquo;We played a 5-1 that last game and we played with them,&rdquo; she added. &ldquo;We finally hit the ball a few times.&rdquo;<br /> Kohnert, Tell City top Wolfpack http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/kohnert-tell-city-top-wolfpack <p> MARENGO&mdash;Emma Kohnert made 20 kills and two blocks as Tell City beat Crawford County 25-13, 25-13, 25-20 in volleyball Wednesday.<br /> Kammie Jo Hayes made 10 kills to back Kohnert. Rachel Malone had 18 assists and Emily Hagedorn added 17.<br /> Malone served 14 points, including five aces. Kohnert added 10 points and Morgan Schuetter had two aces.<br /> Schuetter made 14 digs and Hayes, Malone and MaKaylee Buntin each added six.<br /> Tell City also won the JV match 25-11, 25-24 as Addison Fella made 10 kills.<br /> Claycomb wants Cannelton’s undefeated team to reunite http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/claycomb-wants-cannelton%E2%80%99s-undefeated-team-reunite <p> Cannelton is currently selling T-shirts that read: Cannelton football: Undefeated since 1972.<br /> That&rsquo;s true, of course, because Cannelton has not fielded a football team since 1971, when the Bulldogs went 0-10.<br /> But there was a time not long before that when they actually played football and went undefeated.<br /> That was 1966, when they went 8-0 to win the Pocket Athletic Conference title for the first time since 1942.<br /> That 1966 team finished the season with a 29-25 win over South Spencer. But most of the Bulldogs&rsquo; games were not that close.<br /> Pike Central edges Marksmen http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/pike-central-edges-marksmen <p> PETERSBURG&mdash;Tell City won in No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles but lost to Pike Central 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Wednesday.<br /> Chandler Lacy defeated Jackson Keepes 6-2, 6-0 in No. 1 singles.<br /> Jackson Ramsey and Ethan Maffia held off Drew Welch and Kaleb Edwards 6-4, 7-5 in No. 1 doubles.<br /> Pike Central won all but two games in the other matches, though.<br /> Trey Tornica shut out Blaze Brumfield 6-0, 6-0 in No. 2 singles and Carlos Stewart beat Lucas Montgomery by the same score in No. 3.<br /> Lawalin leads Tell City in girls golf sectional http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/lawalin-leads-tell-city-girls-golf-sectional <p> JASPER&mdash;Tell City didn&rsquo;t have enough players for a team score, but its returnees improved their scores from last year in the girls golf sectional Saturday.<br /> Alex Lawalin shot 115 to lead Tell City and fellow senior Kyra Gentry shot 123.<br /> Freshman Taylor Goffinet shot 127.<br /> Kenzie Burgess, Tell City&rsquo;s fourth player, had to leave after the 16th hole for a band competition.<br /> Weedman helps Otters win Frontier League http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/weedman-helps-otters-win-frontier-league <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/shane_weedman.jpg" alt="Shane Weedman holds the Evansville Otters’ Frontier League championship trophy Monday night." title="Shane Weedman holds the Evansville Otters’ Frontier League championship trophy Monday night." align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> By LARRY GOFFINET<br /> Sports Editor<br /> <br /> O&rsquo;FALLON, Mo. &ndash; Tell City graduate Shane Weedman was the winning pitcher in relief as the Evansville Otters beat the River City Rascals 13-7 in Game 3 of the Frontier League baseball playoff finals Saturday.<br /> That gave the Otters a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five series. They went on to win the series in five games, capping it with a 1-0 victory Monday.<br /> Commodores pommel Eagles http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/commodores-pommel-eagles <p> LANESVILLE&mdash;Perry Central used a balanced spiking attack to defeat Lanesville 25-12, 25-16, 25-23 in volleyball Monday.<br /> Abby Reed made nine kills, Terissa Roark eight, Payton Emmons seven, and Ryann Lynch four.<br /> Addy Davis had 11 assists and Kirstyn Linne added 10.<br /> Roark made two blocks and Emmons and Latisha James each added one.<br /> Ryann Lynch made nine digs, Courtney Berger seven, and Brooke Lasher five.<br />