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Today's Sports

  • Marksmen claim 5th sectional in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—All seven Tell City runners placed in the top 14 of a 78-man race as the Marksmen won their boys cross country sectional by 61 points Saturday.
    Tell City scored 33 points. Jasper was second in the 11-team field with 94.
    Perry Central finished eighth with 195 and Cannelton 11th with 345.
    The sectional title was Tell City’s fifth in a row and 14th in team history.
    How dominant were the Marksmen? They could have sat out their top two runners and still won by 43 points.

  • Cannelton wins 1 of 3

    CANNELTON—Caressa Sloss made 11 kills, six blocks and five digs and served three aces as Cannelton beat Madison Christian Academy 25-9, 25-20, 25-11 in volleyball Sept. 30.
    Sloss made 15 spikes and 11 tips overall.
    Chloe Davis added three kills on tips, eight digs and three aces.
    Hannah McMahan made two kills and Kendra Anastasiades made five digs and 25 sets - eight of them for assists.
    Cannelton lost a road match to South Central 25-8, 25-23, 25-9 Thursday.
    Sloss made seven spikes and seven tips for a total of three kills.

  • Blackhawks top Commodores

    FRENCH LICK—Caitlyn Reynolds made 15 kills as Springs Valley beat Perry Central 25-19, 25-22, 23-25, 25-12 in PLAC volleyball Thursday.
    Springs Valley thus won the PLAC with a 6-0 record and improved to 22-8 overall. Perry Central finished 3-3 in the conference and fell to 8-25 overall.
    Terissa Roark led Perry Central with 13 kills. Maria Hubert added three and Bree Noland two.
    Addy Davis had 18 assists.
    Noland made three blocks. Davis added two and Hubert and Roark each made one.

  • Rams nip Tell City

    TELL CITY—Paoli outlasted Tell City 19-25, 25-17, 25-19, 23-25, 15-11 in volleyball Thursday despite some personal milestones by the Marksmen.
    Bailey Weikel served five aces for Tell City to give her 56 for the season, breaking the team record of 55 set by McKenzie Hayes.
    Rachel Malone had 45 assists and broke Tell City’s single-season record in that category previously held by Charissa Lahee.
    Tell City senior libero Morgan Schuetter made 32 digs and went over 1,000 digs for her varsity career.

  • PC grad Graham VU’s No. 1 runner

    VINCENNES—Perry Central graduate Marcus Graham is no stranger to finding success when it comes to running.

  • Rangers stop Tell City in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    DUBOIS—Tell City got a couple of good shots on goal and stopped a bunch of Forest Park shots but still lost 7-0 in the Class A boys soccer sectional semifinals Wednesday.
    Grant Padgett started at goalie for Tell City and made seven saves, including a nice diving one.
    But Forest Park managed to get five goals past him, including two that dribbled in despite being deflected by Padgett.
    The Rangers’ second goal came on a penalty kick, which are usually hard to stop.

  • Titans roll past Tell City

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Editor

    FORT BRANCH— Gibson Southern scored on every possession, taking less than three minutes on each, as it shut out Tell City 62-0 in PAC football Friday.
    Tell City was forced to punt from its own 14-yard line on its first possession but caught a break as the ball bounced off a Gibson Southern player’s leg. Tell City recovered it at its 35.
    The break was short-lived as the Marksmen were again forced to punt three plays later.

  • Springs Valley’s passing attack...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FRENCH LICK—Braden Whitaker threw four touchdown passes to Jackson Land as Springs Valley beat Perry Central 36-29 in PLAC football Friday.
    Two misguided pass-interference penalties against Perry Central aided two of the Blackhawks’ touchdowns.
    After a Springs Valley receiver had a pass in his grasp late in the second quarter, a Perry Central defender came up to tackle him and his hit caused the ball to bounce loose.

  • Tell City to visit No. 1 Titans

    FORT BRANCH—Tell City’s football team will face its toughest challenge of the season as it visits Gibson Southern Friday at 7 p.m.
    The Titans are 7-0 and ranked No. 1 in the Class 3A Associated Press poll and No. 2 in the coaches poll.
    “We just have to have a very good week of practice,” Tell City Coach Josh Teague said of preparing for the Titans. “If you want to play at the level where you can be the best, you have to play the best.”

  • Tell City overtakes Elites

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Victoria Weatherholt and Lainey Peter combined for 13 kills and Tell City overcame a slow start to beat Haubstadt 19-25, 25-23, 15-8 in the first round of the PAC eighth grade volleyball tourney Tuesday.
    Tell City, 10-1, will play Forest Park in the second round of the 11-team tourney at Forest Park tonight at 5:30.
    The Marksmen fell behind 20-10 in the first game Tuesday. They pulled within four points late before the Elites scored the last two points.