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Today's Sports

  • Rangers beat Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Forest Park scored three goals in a 2:16 span to take control and beat Tell City 8-1 in PAC boys soccer Tuesday.
    The Marksmen held Forest Park scoreless for more than 16 minutes. Then their lack of depth - they had only four reserves compared with 10 for Forest Park - seemed to factor in.
    The Rangers scored their first goal with 23:40 left in the first half.

  • South Spencer running game to...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    REO—Tell City will have to cope with South Spencer’s big offensive line as the Marksmen try to stop the Rebels’ running game in PAC football Friday at 7 p.m.
    “They’ve got quite a bit of size up front,” said Tell City Coach Josh Teague. “Both their guards and their center return from last year, and four out of their five linemen weigh over 230 pounds.
    “Jacob Huff, their left guard, weighs 320 pounds.”

  • Commodores to visit ‘improved’...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—Despite being 0-2, Crawford County, which will host Perry Central in PLAC football Friday at 6:30 p.m., is “much improved.”
    So said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson Monday. And the Wolfpack, who scored 18 points in a loss to West Washington last week, have scored more at this point of the season than any of the last three years.
    “They’ve got some athletes and their kids look stronger than in the past,” said Gibson.

  • Tell City 2-1 in tourney; falls...

    EVANSVILLE—Emma Kohnert made 26 kills as Tell City went 2-1 in Harrison’s volleyball tourney Saturday.
    Kohnert made nine kills and Brenee Leibering and Emili Stephens each added four as the Marksmen beat Harrison 25-21, 22-25, 15-11.
    Rachel Malone had eight assists, and she and Mary Steen each served eight points. Madison Schuetter served two aces and made 15 digs.
    The Marksmen won despite not making any blocks.
    Evansville North then avenged a season-opening loss by beating Tell City 25-24, 21-25, 15-10.

  • Perry Central falls short in...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central went 0-2 in its three-team Tip-off volleyball tourney Saturday, falling to Southridge 25-17, 25-13, 25-18 and to Henryville 25-20, 25-12, 25-7.
    No individual statistics were available, as Perry Central’s video camera didn’t work and its coaching staff was divided into two gymnasiums because the JV tourney was being played at the same time.
    “We didn’t play very well,” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet.
    Henryville went 2-0 to win the tourney.

  • Tell City falls to Jeeps, Braves

    TELL CITY—The No. 1 doubles match was close, but Northeast Dubois lost only one game in all the other matches combined as it beat Tell City 5-0 in boys tennis Monday.
    Northeast Dubois’ Cayden Knies and Kaden Quinn held off Austin Groves and Jackson Ramsey 6-3, 7-5 in what Tell City Coach Nick Weyer called “a great match by our No. 1 doubles.”
    Tell City lost 3-2 at Tecumseh Tuesday as having to forfeit in No. 3 singles proved the difference for the Marksmen for the first time this season.

  • Robinson replaced by Teague as...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s administration announced Monday that “Ronnie Robinson resigned as coach of the Tell City Junior-Senior High School varsity football team” this morning.
    Assistant coach Josh Teague was named “the interim head coach until the end of the season,” according to a press release from the Tell City administration.
    Teague met with the players right after school, before practice.

  • North Harrison beats Tell City 8...

    RAMSEY—North Harrison controlled the ball more than Tell City and beat the Marksmen 8-1 in boys soccer Thursday.
    “All in all, we didn’t play too bad,” said Tell City Coach Pat Jarboe. “We hustled.
    “Once again we got rid of the ball too quick and didn’t hold onto it long enough at certain times.”
    Jase Otto scored Tell City’s goal “on a nice assist from Phillip Kehl on a play started at the defensive end by Claire Zellers,” said Jarboe.

  • Cannelton falls twice

    FRENCH LICK—Springs Valley used strong hitting to beat Cannelton 25-11, 25-10, 25-5 in volleyball Wednesday.
    “They are good,” Cannelton Coach Ashley Chapman said of the Blackhawks. “I don’t see anybody beating them in our sectional (which the Blackhawks are joining this year).
    “They had a really good freshman and a really good senior.”
    Caressa Sloss made three kills for Cannelton. Mackenzie Reed served two points and made two digs.
    Cannelton lost another road match at Orleans 25-7, 25-11, 25-12 Thursday.

  • Cougars claw Commodores

    RAMSEY—North Harrison used strong hitting throughout its lineup to beat Perry Central 25-13, 25-5, 25-21 in volleyball Thursday.
    “This was one of those nights where we had a young team,” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet. “And North Harrison had a nice team.
    “They hit the ball very well all the way across. A lot of them played club volleyball. That’s the best team we’ve played this year.”