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Today's Sports

  • Tell City 7th in golf sectional

    JASPER—Mollie Arnold shot 127 to lead Tell City to seventh place in its 10-team girls golf sectional Saturday.
    Tell City shot 526 to beat Heritage Hills, Forest Park and Tecumseh. Jasper won with 365 strokes.
    Arnold shot 60 on the back nine holes at the Jasper Municipal course.
    Other Tell City scorers were Maggie Lamb with 131 and Taylor Goffinet and Cloey Pledger each with 134.
    Pledger shot 59 on the front nine.
    Hannah Gray was the Marksmen’s fifth player with 136.

  • Perry Central spikes Eagles

    LEOPOLD—A balanced spiking attack helped Perry Central beat Lanesville 25-14, 25-10, 25-18 in volleyball Monday.
    Terissa Roark led the Commodores with six kills. Bree Noland added five and Maddie Labhart and Addy Davis each made four, with Davis going 9 for 9 in hitting.
    Davis also had 17 assists.
    The Commodores also played solid defense, with Brooke Lasher making eight digs and Madelyn Steen, Roark, Davis and Labhart each adding four.
    Noland and Maria Hubert each made one block.

  • Dauby top local runner at...

    MARENGO—Perry Central senior Elizabeth Dauby placed 30th overall to lead Perry County girls in Crawford County’s cross country invitational Saturday.
    Perry Central did not have enough girls for a team score and Tell City finished 16th among 22 complete teams.
    Perry Central finished 18th and Cannelton 27th among 27 complete teams in the boys race.
    Separate races were held for juniors and seniors and freshmen and sophomores, with the top 15 in each class receiving medals.

  • Big Thunderbirds to test PC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s football team is 4-0 all time against Eastern Greene and won their last two meetings, in the 2012 and 2006 sectionals, by a combined score of 88-20.
    But the Thunderbirds who will visit Perry Central Saturday at 1 p.m. are not your father’s Eastern Greene.
    They are 5-0 and ranked No. 6 in the state in both Class A polls.

  • 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).