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Today's Sports

  • Commodores will try to stop...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central will try to stop Mitchell’s power running attack when they meet in PLAC football Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    “They use a straight-T offense most of the time and run mostly off tackle,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson. “They’ll use a full-house backfield in a shotgun formation every now and then and spread it out about one percent of the time.”
    The 5-3 Bluejackets’ backs operate behind a big offensive line.

  • Fleck, Englert keys for Rangers...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Stopping Noah Fleck’s passing and running and Sam Englert’s receiving will be keys for Tell City when it takes on Forest Park in PAC football Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    Whether Fleck will play this Friday has also been a question.
    The 6-foot-2, 175-pound senior quarterback was also the Rangers’ leading scorer in soccer this season but sat out last Wednesday’s soccer sectional match with Tell City and Friday’s football game with Heritage Hills due to injury.

  • Rebels oust PC in 4 games

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Alix Stoermer made 17 kills and four blocks and served three aces as South Spencer beat Perry Central 25-19, 18-25, 25-21, 26-24 in a first-round volleyball sectional match Tuesday.
    Stoermer’s serving helped turn the first game in the Rebels’ favor.
    The score was tied 13-13 before a bad Perry Central hit gave the Rebels the lead. Stoermer then served five consecutive points to put them up 19-13.

  • Tell City girls 6th, Perry...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Perry Central’s Elizabeth Dauby placed in the top 10 for the fourth year in a row, but neither Perry County team qualified for the regional at the girls cross country sectional Saturday.
    Tell City finished sixth with 160 points and Perry Central seventh with 161 among eight complete teams.
    The top five teams and the top 10 individuals not on those teams qualified for the regional, to be held at Crawford County Saturday at 10:45 a.m.

  • 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.