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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • PC teams to fight juvenile...

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central’s volleyball and cross country teams will raise money to help find a cure for Type 1 juvenile diabetes at Perry Central’s volleyball match with Mitchell Sept. 26.
    See any volleyball player or cross country runner to order a shirt to support the cause. Order forms are also available in the high school and elementary offices. Orders are due by Saturday, Sept. 16.
     

  • Cannelton outserves Aces

    CLOVERPORT, Ky.—Caressa Sloss made seven kills and six digs as Cannelton beat Cloverport 25-13, 25-20, 25-22 in volleyball Monday.
    Chloe Davis served seven straight points, including four aces, to put Cannelton ahead 16-10 in the first set.
    Kendra Anastasiades served eight consecutive points to give the Bulldogs a 19-14 lead in the second set.
    Sloss served six straight points to put Cannelton ahead 14-13 in the third game.
    Davis made seven digs, Tory Thomas four, and Hannah McMahan three for the match.

  • PC 7th in 8-team tourney

    EVANSVILLE—Terissa Roark made seven kills and three digs as Perry Central beat Pike Central 25-23, 25-23 to finish seventh in Evansville Central’s eight-team volleyball tourney Saturday.
    Maria Hubert added four kills and three blocks and Bree Noland made four blocks. Addy Davis had 12 assists.
    Maddie Labhart and Brooke Lasher matched Roark’s three digs. Courtney Berger served five aces.
    Perry Central went 0-3 in pool play, falling to Reitz 25-12, 25-18, to Vincennes Lincoln 25-14, 25-11, and to Gibson Southern 25-18, 25-11.

  • Tell City girls 6th in PAC

    OAKLAND CITY—Two Tell City girls shot under 120 to lead the Marksmen to sixth place in the nine-team PAC girls golf tourney Saturday.
    This is the most teams the Marksmen have ever beaten in the tourney. They placed second in 2003 but there were only four complete teams in it then.
    Tell City shot 483. Gibson Southern won with 367.
    Taylor Goffinet shot 118 and Mollie Arnold 119 to lead Tell City.
    Arnold shot 53 on the front nine. Goffinet shot 59 on the front and back nines.

  • Braves, Commodores will both try...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Perry Central will try to get its running game going against a team that also likes to run when the Commodores visit Tecumseh in football Friday at 7 p.m.
    The 2-2 Braves use “kind of a pistol look” on offense, said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson. “Sometimes they’ll have three receivers on one side and sometimes double receivers on both sides - a lot of spread stuff.”
    Those receivers are usually decoys, though, as the Braves run the ball 70 percent of the time.

  • Tell City to face fast running...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BOONVILLE—Tell City will try to stop Boonville’s running game when they meet in football Friday at 7 p.m.
    Luke Conner, a 6-foot-1, 195-pound senior, is the Pioneers’ top runner.
    “He’s very fast,” said Tell City Coach Josh Teague. “He’ll probably be the fastest running back we’ve faced so far.
    “They’ll run inside, but he really likes to bounce - if he sees an open lane to the outside, he’ll hit it and hit it hard.”