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Today's Sports

  • Memorial outspikes Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Tell City didn’t block any spikes in a 25-20, 25-17, 25-16 volleyball loss to Evansville Memorial Tuesday.
    Kammie Jo Hayes made 10 kills for Tell City and Bailey Weikel added seven. Rachel Malone had 22 assists.
    Hayes made 14 digs, MaKaylee Buntin 12, and Morgan Schuetter 10.
    Buntin served eight points. She and Hayes each served three aces.
    Memorial won the JV match 25-20, 25-10.
    Elizabeth Thomas made four kills for Tell City and Ava Hilgenhold had four assists.

  • TC girls 5th, PC boys 9th in...

    BOONVILLE—Alex Blankenship placed 23rd to lead Tell City to fifth place in the 11-team Pioneer Invitational girls cross country race Saturday.
    Blankenship finished in 23:48.7.
    Two freshmen were next for the Marksmen, Elena Hagedorn 28th in 24:06.1 and Hayley Wroe 39th in 25:11.1.
    Ashley Scarboro was 41st in 25:28.2 and Mariah Klueh 42nd in 25:29.0 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.
    Emma Harding, 58th in 26:53.9, and Rhiannon Campbell, 60th in 27:02.9, also finished for the Marksmen.

  • Commodores conk Corydon

    LEOPOLD—Terissa Roark made 18 kills as Perry Central beat Corydon 21-25, 25-13, 18-25, 25-23, 16-14 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Bree Noland added nine kills and Maria Hubert and Maddie Labhart each made four. Jenna Lutgring made two blocks.
    Addy Davis had 29 assists.
    The Commodores also did a good job digging up Corydon’s hits. Labhart made 20 digs, Brooke Lasher 17, Davis 10, and Courtney Berger nine.
    Steen served four aces and Lasher added two.
    Corydon won the JV match 10-25, 25-14, 15-14.

  • Commodores need to stop Rangers...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Containing Forest Park’s passing game will be a key for Perry Central in their football game Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    “They pass 50 percent of the time - they don’t just throw in obvious situations,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson of the 0-1 Rangers.
    He said their top receivers are “a couple of nice athletes,” 6-foot-5, 190-pound senior Sam Englert and 6-3, 180-pound junior Braydon Voegerl.

  • Versatile Patriots to test Tell...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Heritage Hills’ speed and versatile offense will test Tell City in PAC football Friday at 7 p.m.
    “They have really good speed all around,” said Tell City Coach Josh Teague. “Their defensive linemen are all about 6-2, 230 pounds and real good athletes.”
    The Patriots run multiple offensive sets, including an I, double tight ends and empty backfield - “a little bit of everything,” said Teague.

  • PC JV nips Tell City on late...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Christian Hagan caught a 20-yard touchdown pass with 1:48 left to lift Perry Central past Tell City 13-10 in JV football Monday.
    Hagan recovered a fumble at the Tell City 22 to set up that touchdown.
    “Christian Hagan played really well on both sides of the ball,” said Perry Central Coach Devon Thomas.
    The game was a defensive battle, with Tell City scoring its first four points by tackling the Commodores twice in their own end zone for safeties.

  • Marksman boys win 20-team Border...

    OWENSBORO, Ky.—Tell City placed three runners in the top six as it won the 20-team Indiana-Kentucky Border Clash boys cross country meet Tuesday.

  • Patriots outshoot Tell City

    SANTA CLAUS—Vicki Nelson shot 44 for medalist honors as Heritage Hills beat Tell City 243-267 in girls golf Thursday.
    Tell City sophomore Taylor Goffinet shot 58 for the second lowest score of the match. “Her shots are becoming more consistent with each match, and she is gaining confidence with each round,” said Tell City Coach Amber Wheatley.
    Other Tell City scorers were Cloey Pledger and Maggie Lamb each with 69 and Hannah Rhodes 71.

  • Tell City to play Castle

    Some good news for those who like to see local high school teams play challenging schedules: Tell City will face Castle in boys basketball the next two seasons.
    Tell City will travel to Castle this school year on Saturday, Jan. 6, and Castle will visit Tell City Jan. 5, 2019.
    To make room for Castle on the schedule, Tell City will not play Cloverport for the next two years.

  • Roark, Commodores outspike...

    ORLEANS—Terissa Roark made 13 kills and served three aces as Perry Central beat Orleans 25-15, 25-14, 25-13 in PLAC volleyball Thursday.
    Roark went 23 for 27 spiking and 8 for 8 serving.
    Jenna Lutgring served nine aces and Courtney Berger added six. Lutgring went 18 for 19 serving.
    Bree Noland backed Roark in kills with five and made three blocks. Lutgring made four blocks and Maria Hubert added three.
    Addy Davis had 19 assists.
    Berger and Maddie Labhart each made 10 digs and Brooke Lasher added six.