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  • Versatile Raiders too much for...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge ran for 405 yards and passed for 171 more to defeat Tell City 55-6 in PAC football Friday.
    Tucker Schank led the Raiders’ deep rushing attack with 14 carries for 135 yards and two touchdowns.
    Senior quarterback Jayce Harter was next with 91 yards on 10 carries.
    And when the Marksmen gave the Raiders little room to run, Harter passed effectively. He completed 9 of 14 passes, with two of them going for touchdowns.

  • Malone, Tell City wallop Wolfpack

    TELL CITY—Rachel Malone had 28 assists and served 26 points as Tell City beat Crawford County 25-4, 25-12, 25-15 in volleyball Wednesday.
    Seven of the points Malone served were aces. Caiti Teague added four aces and Morgan Schuetter and Kammie Jo Hayes each had three.
    Teague served 15 points.
    Malone got her 1,000th career assist in the second set of the match.
    She ranks in Tell City’s top three in that department despite missing half of her sophomore and junior seasons with torn anterior cruciate ligaments.

  • Perry Central falls to Heritage...

    LIINCOLN CITY—Abby Wahl made 18 kills as Heritage Hills beat Perry Central 25-8, 25-15, 25-20 in volleyball Thursday.
    Abby Wetzel had 34 assists for the Patriots.
    Terissa Roark made 15 kills for Perry Central and Addy Davis had 15 assists. Brooke Lasher made 15 digs and Maddie Labhart added seven.
    Heritage Hills won the JV match 25-12, 25-3.
    Elly Wallace made two kills and six digs for Perry Central and Elisha Schwartz also made six digs.
    Morgan Judy served two aces.
    Heritage Hills won the C-team match 25-21, 25-14.

  • Tell City teams sweep meets at...

    EVANSVILLE—Jill Kaiser placed second in the girls race and Lewis Kaufman third in the boys race to lead Tell City’s teams to victory in a junior high cross country invitational at Angel Mounds Tuesday.

  • Playoff field looks balanced

    If Boston holds off the New York Yankees and the Chicago Cubs hold off Milwaukee this week, then I will have correctly predicted five of Major League Baseball’s six division winners this year.
    I didn’t pick Washington to win the National League East but I had it finishing second, so I wasn’t too far off there.
    I also predicted in preseason that Chris Sale would win the American League Cy Young Award and it looks as if he or Corey Kluber will win it.

  • Marion competes in World...

    ROTTERDAM, Netherlands—Tell City swimming coach and art teacher Stacy Marion competed for Team USA in the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Sunday.

    Marion, 38, finished 51st in the women’s age-35-39 age group in 1 hour, 28 minutes, and 44 seconds.
    She completed the swim in 13:09, the bicycling in 41:32, and the run in 25:10.

  • Tell City 7th in golf sectional

    JASPER—Mollie Arnold shot 127 to lead Tell City to seventh place in its 10-team girls golf sectional Saturday.
    Tell City shot 526 to beat Heritage Hills, Forest Park and Tecumseh. Jasper won with 365 strokes.
    Arnold shot 60 on the back nine holes at the Jasper Municipal course.
    Other Tell City scorers were Maggie Lamb with 131 and Taylor Goffinet and Cloey Pledger each with 134.
    Pledger shot 59 on the front nine.
    Hannah Gray was the Marksmen’s fifth player with 136.

  • Perry Central spikes Eagles

    LEOPOLD—A balanced spiking attack helped Perry Central beat Lanesville 25-14, 25-10, 25-18 in volleyball Monday.
    Terissa Roark led the Commodores with six kills. Bree Noland added five and Maddie Labhart and Addy Davis each made four, with Davis going 9 for 9 in hitting.
    Davis also had 17 assists.
    The Commodores also played solid defense, with Brooke Lasher making eight digs and Madelyn Steen, Roark, Davis and Labhart each adding four.
    Noland and Maria Hubert each made one block.

  • Dauby top local runner at...

    MARENGO—Perry Central senior Elizabeth Dauby placed 30th overall to lead Perry County girls in Crawford County’s cross country invitational Saturday.
    Perry Central did not have enough girls for a team score and Tell City finished 16th among 22 complete teams.
    Perry Central finished 18th and Cannelton 27th among 27 complete teams in the boys race.
    Separate races were held for juniors and seniors and freshmen and sophomores, with the top 15 in each class receiving medals.

  • Big Thunderbirds to test PC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s football team is 4-0 all time against Eastern Greene and won their last two meetings, in the 2012 and 2006 sectionals, by a combined score of 88-20.
    But the Thunderbirds who will visit Perry Central Saturday at 1 p.m. are not your father’s Eastern Greene.
    They are 5-0 and ranked No. 6 in the state in both Class A polls.