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Today's Sports

  • Marksmen’s aces knock off Titans

    FORT BRANCH—Improved passing and strong serving helped Tell City beat Gibson Southern 25-18, 23-25, 25-20, 25-19 in PAC volleyball Thursday.
    “We passed a little better,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “Our serve-receive was a little better. It can still get a lot better, but we got to do more offense and get more swings than in the last two games.
    “And our serving was really good. We had quite a few aces (15).”
    Emily Hagedorn served 14 points, including four aces. Emma Kohnert added three aces.

  • Crews carries Patriots past Tell...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Kenton Crews scored four touchdowns, including two on punt returns, as Heritage Hills beat Tell City 49-7 in PAC football Friday.
    Crews scored all his touchdowns in the first half as the Patriots built a 43-0 lead.
    He caught a 48-yard pass from Caleb Mulzer on the second play of the game for his first touchdown.
    Mulzer threw a two-point conversion pass to Ethan Griepenstroh to put the Patriots up 8-0.

  • Commodores’ defense stops...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    FERDINAND—Perry Central’s defense forced two turnovers and came up with a defensive stop late in the fourth quarter to defeat Forest Park 26-21 in football Friday.
    With the Commodores clinging to the five-point lead with 5:58 left in the game, Forest Park forced a fumble and Gavin Hoffman recovered it at the Commodore 45-yard line.
    The Rangers rushed eight times, getting the ball to the Perry Central 18-yard line. Perry Central’s defense then dropped Eli Knust for a 2-yard loss.

  • Tell City 6th at Washington

    WASHINGTON—Tell City’s Kevin Yeung placed third in No. 1 singles at the eight-team Washington invitational boys tennis tourney Saturday.
    Yeung beat John Bizal of Evansville Central 6-1, 6-1 in the first round, lost to Luke Steinhart of Mount Vernon 6-0, 6-1 in the second round, and then beat Andrew Woods of Linton 6-1, 7-5 in the consolation round for third place.
    Chandler Lacy also went 2-1 in No. 2 singles.

  • Marksman girls outshoot...

    TELL CITY—Southridge had the individual medalist, but Tell City used more balanced scoring to beat the Raiders 240-254 in girls golf Monday.
    All four Tell City scorers were within four strokes of each other. Mary Grace Alvey shot 58, Alex Lawalin 59, Halee Lamb 61, and Kyra Gentry 62.
    Olivia Mundy shot 52 to lead Southridge.
    Tell City, 2-2, will visit Jasper Tuesday at 5 p.m.

  • Corydon conquers Commodores

    LEOPOLD—Maddie Hubert had 12 kills and 19 assists but Perry Central lost to Corydon 13-25, 25-19, 25-23, 25-21 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Payton Emmons added nine kills for the Commodores and Addy Davis and Ryann Lynch each made five.
    Davis had 14 assists.
    Lynch made 15 digs, Emmons 13, Courtney Berger 11, Terissa Roark seven, and Hubert six.
    Emmons served four aces and Roark added two.
    Brooke Lasher and Karissa Gayer each made four kills as Perry Central won the JV match 25-19, 18-25, 15-10.

  • Memorial defeats Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Tell City couldn’t get its offense going in the second and third games and lost to Evansville Memorial 15-16, 25-8, 25-12 in volleyball Tuesday.
    “They were good,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “They had a senior (Emily Sullivan) who’s about 6-1 or 6-2 and has signed with North Carolina for basketball, but she could’ve played (college) volleyball too.
    “The first game I thought we played pretty well - we were passing well and picking up their hits.

  • Tell City wins frosh-soph race

    ZIONSVILLE—With all but one of Tell City’s boys cross country runners being freshmen or sophomores, the Marksmen could be expected to do well in a freshman-sophomore race.
    But winning a race for those classes is particularly impressive when running against two of the top 15 teams in the state.
    That was the case Saturday, as Tell City took the freshman-sophomore race in the Zionsville invitational with 43 points, seven ahead of the host team.

  • Tell City forces TOs to defeat...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City forced six turnovers to beat Perry Central 20-0 in JV football Monday.
    Dustin Hunt intercepted two passes and Trey Mucker and Preston Hendershot each picked off one.
    Hunt and Hendershot each also recovered a fumble, with the latter coming after teammate Zach Butler forced the fumble.
    Hunt’s fumble recovery early set the tone for the game, as Perry Central had driven to the Tell City 2-yard line before losing it.

  • Perry Central to visit Forest...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Perry Central will try to stop Forest Park’s power running game when they meet in football Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    The Rangers went 1-9 last year and lost their season opener 63-0 to Gibson Southern Friday. But Gibson Southern is one of the top Class 3A teams in the state, so that game may not be indicative of how good the Rangers are.