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Today's Sports

  • Perry Central to visit Trojans

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    OAKLAND CITY—Wood Memorial will take an 0-5 record into Friday’s 7 p.m. football game with Perry Central.
    But the Trojans have been scoring more points lately, which could be cause for concern for a Perry Central defense that has struggled the last two games.
    The Trojans scored just six points in their first three games combined but then scored 22 against North Knox and 16 against Eastern Greene.

  • Raiders still running ball even...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Southridge will visit Tell City without star running back Connor Craig for a PAC football game Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    But even without Craig, who tore an anterior cruciate ligament a couple of weeks ago, the 4-1 Raiders still run the ball well, said Tell City Coach Ronnie Robinson.

  • Bulldogs have problems with TC’s...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Cannelton could not stop Tell City’s servers as the Marksmen won 25-6, 25-9, 25-9 in volleyball Tuesday.
    The Marksmen built a 12-1 lead mostly on serving by Taylor Gentry as they coasted to victory in the first game.
    Cannelton led 2-0 early in the second game and there were five ties after that.
    But Monica Bartley served eight consecutive points, with most of her serves unreturned, as Tell City built a 16-7 lead.

  • Davis tries out for U.S. 12-U...

    CARY, N.C.—Perry Central sixth grader Reece Davis tried out for USA Baseball’s 2015 age-12-and-under national team Aug. 27-31.

  • Tecumseh defeats Marksmen in PAC...

    LYNNVILLE—Alicia Webb made 18 kills as Tecumseh beat Tell City 28-26, 25-21, 25-18 in PAC volleyball Thursday.
    Emma Kohnert match Webb’s 18 kills for Tell City and Mary Steen added five.
    Natalie Peter had 20 assists.
    Cassie Bryant made 10 digs. Kohnert and Brenee Leibering each made one block.
    Tell City is 0-5 in the PAC.
    Tell City won the JV match 25-21, 25-15 as Morgan Schuetter made five kills and served six points.

  • IHSAA needs two classes for...

    The Eagle Classic cross country invitational at Brown County is generally considered the semistate preview.
    Since that is the site where the semistate will also be held, most teams serious about trying to make a good showing in the semistate compete in the Eagle Classic.
    Tell City and Perry Central have run in it for several years and this year Tell City’s boys team came home with a first-place trophy. So that means the Marksmen are the favorites to win the semistate, right?
    Not quite.

  • Marksmen improve to 6-1 in PAC

    REO—Tell City lost only five total games as it beat South Spencer 5-0 in PAC boys tennis Thursday.
    The Marksmen, 6-1 in the PAC and 8-2 in dual matches overall, can clinch at least a share of the PAC title if they beat Southridge at Tell City Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.
    South Spencer had only four boys on its team, so it forfeited the No. 3 singles and No. 2 doubles matches.
    The Marksmen dominated the two singles matches that were played. Jake Swihart defeated Kyle Market 6-0, 6-1 in No. 1 and Zach Fisher beat Nick Sibrel by the same score in No. 2.

  • Commodores spike Boonville

    BOONVILLE—Brittany Parker was the shortest player on Perry Central’s girls basketball team last year but led the team in rebounding. So it should be no surprise that she has led the volleyball Commodores in kills several matches this season.
    She made 12 kills on 28 for 30 hitting overall as the Commodores beat Boonville 26-24, 25-18, 25-11 Thursday to improve to 16-5.
    Maddie Hubert added nine kills, Jordan Sprinkle eight, and Grace James seven. James had 25 assists.

  • Turnovers costly to Tell City in...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s four turnovers resulted in 20 points for Boonville as the Marksmen lost 35-21 in football Friday night.
    Tell City scored on its opening possession that started at the Marksmen 40. C.J. Rowe had two runs of 21 and 15 yards on the 10-play drive. Elliott Brown rushed eight times for 24 yards including a 4-yard touchdown.
    After the two teams exchanged punts, Boonville’s Lane Kirkland capped a 65-yard drive with a quarterback sneak for 1-yard touchdown.

  • Braves outscore Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central racked up 595 yards of total offense but it wasn’t enough in a 50-43 football loss to Tecumseh Friday.
    In a game that will never be mistaken for a defensive battle, the teams combined for 1,075 total yards and 14 touchdowns. Each had over 200 yards rushing and over 200 passing.