Today's Sports

  • Tell City falls to North Harrison

    RAMSEY—Emma Kohnert made 15 kills and four solo blocks but Tell City lost to North Harrison 25-17, 25-16, 25-21 in volleyball Saturday.
    Mary Steen added four kills for the Marksmen. Emily Hagedorn had 18 assists.
    Hagedorn made 12 digs and Morgan Schuetter added seven.
    Schuetter served six points and Monica Bartley served two aces.
    Tell City won the JV match 25-18, 25-10 as Natalie Sanders made seven kills.
    Madison Mathena, Taylor Sumner and Jana Lacy each added three kills for the 9-5 Marksmen.

  • Tell City survives close singles...

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City won two singles matches and No. 1 doubles to beat Southridge 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.
    Kevin Yeung beat Luke Taylor 7-5, 6-2 in No. 1 singles.
    “Kevin was down 5-2 in the first set and rolled off seven straight games to win in straight sets,” noted Tell City Coach Nick Weyer. He was inconsistent at first but then settled in and took advantage of unforced errors by the Raider.
    Chandler Lacy beat Logan Welp 6-2, 7-5 in No. 2 singles.

  • Tell City boys 15th in elite race

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Leo Simpson finished 70th to lead Tell City to 15th in the 23-team elite race at the Louisville Invitational boys cross country meet Saturday.
    Simpson ran the course in 16:43.58.
    Three teammates also finished in the top 100 of the 188-runner race: Alex Ramsey was 85th in 16:51.86, Thomas Simpson 97th in 17:00.60, and Seth Vaquero 99th in 17:02.15.
    Nate Kaiser, 116th in 17:14.88, was the Marksmen’s fifth scorer.

  • TC girls 11th among 28 teams

    MARENGO—Hailey Carman placed 24th to lead Tell City to 11th place in Crawford County’s 28-team girls cross country invitational Saturday.
    There was a race for each grade, but the top five times from each school were then combined to determine each team score.
    Carman placed sixth in the senior girls race but was 24th among 214 runners overall with a time of 22:05.53.
    Other Tell City scorers were Alex Blankenship, 49th in 23:29.63; Jalynn Pruitt, 95th in 25:10.01; Elizabeth Kehl, 97th in 25:12.69; and Mariah Klueh, 102nd in 25:23.21.

  • Roark, Commodores spike Eagles

    LEOPOLD—Terissa Roark made nine kills and two blocks and served six aces as Perry Central defeated Lanesville 25-23, 25-7, 26-24 in volleyball Monday.
    Payton Emmons added eight kills and Maddie Hubert and Abby Reed each made three. Addy Davis had 15 assists.
    Hubert made five digs and Brooke Lasher and Brooke Mullis each added three.
    Ryann Lynch served four aces and Lasher added three.
    Lanesville won the JV match 25-21, 25-22.
    Kyra Roberts made three kills for Perry Central. Kirstyn Linne, Jenna Lutgring and Madelyn Steen each added two.

  • Raiders’ running game poses...

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    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge’s depth at running back and quick offensive line will make it hard for Tell City to stop the Raiders’ running game when they meet in PAC football Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    The 4-1 Raiders “run the ball very well” in their wing-T offense, said Tell City Coach Josh Teague. “They run a lot of traps, dives and sweeps.”

  • Commodores looking for 6-0...

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    LEOPOLD—Perry Central hopes to raise its football record to 6-0 when it hosts Wood Memorial Friday at 7 p.m.
    Wood Memorial Coach Caleb Cherry will be looking for his first win.
    Cherry, a former assistant for the Trojans, is 0-15 since being promoted to head coach before last season.
    Wood Memorial has an enrollment of 274 according to the IHSAA and is one of the smallest schools in the state offering football and boys soccer, which divides the number of athletes available for both.

  • Cannelton can’t handle Marksmen’...

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    TELL CITY—Tell City scored more than one-fourth of its points on ace serves in a 25-7, 25-3, 25-5 volleyball victory over Cannelton Tuesday.
    Morgan Schuetter served 19 points, including seven aces, for the Marksmen. She served 17 consecutive points in the second game.
    Shayna Vaquero added 14 points, including five aces.
    She served the last nine points of the third game. Even when they weren’t aces, the Bulldogs had trouble getting return hits inbounds.

  • Titans stop Marksmen

    FORT BRANCH—Gibson Southern scored four goals in the second half to pull away to a 6-0 PAC boys soccer win over Tell City Thursday.
    “It was 2-0 at halftime and we were right in the thick of things,” said Tell City Coach Pat Jarboe. “Then we kind of got tired.
    “There were several positives, though. Our goalie, Anthony Froehlich, did an excellent job. And the things we’ve worked on in practice were translating to the game.”

  • TC cross country team taking on...

    When Tell City was placed in the elite race at Saturday’s Louisville boys cross country invitational, Tell City Coach Brian Beckort didn’t complain.
    That race included the top 24 teams in the invitational, which included some of the top teams from eight states - including ones as far away as West Virginia and North Carolina.
    “We feel like to be the best, you’ve got to beat the best,” said Beckort.