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Today's Sports

  • Tell City to take on No. 3...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—With a versatile running attack and strong offensive and defensive lines, Southridge will be a formidable opponent for Tell City in their PAC football game Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    The Raiders are 4-1 overall, 3-0 in the PAC, and ranked No. 3 in the state in this week’s Associated Press Class 2A poll.
    They still run a “wing-T hybrid, kind of like what we run,” said Tell City Coach Josh Teague.

  • Tell City wins Borden tourney;...

    BORDEN—Kammie Jo Hayes made 38 kills as Tell City went 4-0 to win Borden’s volleyball tourney Saturday.
    The Marksmen beat North Harrison 19-25, 25-11, 15-13, South Central 25-19, 25-19, Charlestown 25-21, 25-17, and Southridge 25-20, 25-17.
    Hayes made seven kills and Bailey Weikel added six against North Harrison. Rachel Malone had 14 assists.
    Weikel served three aces that match. Hayes and MaKaylee Buntin each served nine points.
    Grace Kreilein made nine digs and Hayes made two blocks.

  • Tell City tops Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Strong serving and spiking propelled Tell City past Cannelton 25-11, 25-5, 25-15 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Cannelton trailed only 10-9 in the first game before Tell City’s Addison Fella made a kill and Morgan Schuetter served six consecutive points to put the Marksmen in control 17-9.
    McKenzie Kennedy served six consecutive points, including two aces, as Tell City built an 11-1 lead in the second game.

  • Tinch wins tae kwan do tourney...

    ALLEN, Texas— Kendra Tinch won four ribbons, including two first places, in the 15-17 age group of the Texas Twister tae kwan do tourney Aug. 13.

  • Tell City girls fall to Titans 3...

    FORT BRANCH—Tell City lost to Gibson Southern’s JV team 3-0 in girls soccer Thursday, but Tell City Coach Kelsey Henrickson was encouraged that her team was on offense more.
    “We played on our offensive end the majority of the game, which was refreshing to see,” said Henrickson. “Our passing continues to get better every game.
    “Grace Gehlhausen, Jenna Coyle and Brea Haller all had a great game.”
    Tell City, 0-7, will end its season by visiting Boonville next Monday at 7:30 p.m.

  • City needs to leave women’s...

    A rumor circulated in July that the Tell City Parks Board planned to turn the 300-foot field the Tell City Women’s Softball League plays on into another 200-foot youth field and do away with the women’s league.
    The rumor said that the women would be told that they could go play in Evanston, where the men’s league that formerly played in Tell City now resides (with 11 teams, its most in decades).

  • West Washington tops Perry...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central made only one block in a 22-25, 25-9, 25-19, 25-14 PLAC volleyball loss to West Washington Thursday.
    Terissa Roark made nine kills for Perry Central and Maria Hubert and Bree Noland each added four.
    Addy Davis had 19 assists.
    Maddie Labhart made 13 digs, Brooke Lasher 10, Courtney Berger eight, and Madelyn Steen six for the Commodores.
    Berger went 18 for 18 serving with three aces. Lasher added two aces.
    Perry Central fell to 6-14 overall, 2-2 in the PLAC. West Washington improved to 1-1 in the conference.

  • Braves win last 3 sets to nip...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City had trouble handling Tecumseh’s hard hits the last three games and lost 20-25, 19-25, 25-16, 25-20, 15-13 in PAC volleyball Thursday.
    The match started promisingly for the Marksmen as they made at least nine kills in the first game and never trailed in it.
    Kammie Jo Hayes served six consecutive points to put the Marksmen in control of the second game 15-8. They led by at least five the rest of that game.

  • Boonville defeats Tell City

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    BOONVILLE—Tell City lost three fumbles in a in a 42-14 football loss to Boonville Friday.
    The Marksmen fumbled on their second play from scrimmage. Boonville picked up the loose ball and returned it 26 yards to the Marksmen’s 3-yard line.
    Boonville tailback Luke Conner scored on the next play.
    Tell City Coach Josh Teague said, ”The first fumble on the first drive really hurt us, but like anything in life you have to overcome it. We didn’t come ready to play.”

  • Defense, Wright’s runs carry...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Creek Wright ran for 225 yards and Perry Central played its best defensive game to beat Tecumseh 28-7 in football Friday.
    Ian Seim scored Tecum-seh’s only touchdown on a 36-yard run on a counter play with 7:57 left in the second quarter.
    The Braves gained only 90 total yards on their other 29 rushing plays, though. And they completed only 9 of 23 passes for 88 yards, with most of the completions being short screen plays.