Today's Sports

  • Simpson, Tell City repeat PAC...

    HUNTINGBURG—Leo Simpson is always a strong runner for Tell City’s boys cross country team. But he seems to get especially fired up for the PAC meet.

  • Don’t gloat - scandal could hit...

    There are a lot of University of Louisville basketball fans in Perry County and undoubtedly they are upset about the scandal that broke last week.
    Rick Pitino was fired as U of L’s coach after it was revealed that U of L is one of the schools the FBI is investigating for bribing recruits to attend their school and/or bribing shoe company executives to steer recruits to their school.
    One recruit who did sign with U of L reportedly received $100,000.

  • Jeeps top Tell City

    TELL CITY—Drew Ettensohn scored a goal in both games but Tell City lost twice in boys soccer last week.
    Ettensohn scored without an assist in a 15-1 loss to Northeast Dubois Thursday.
    “We played much better at times, even though the score doesn’t show it,” said Tell City Coach Brian Fletcher. “We had 12 shots on goal and more solid runs than we’ve had in the past.
    “We’ve still been teaching this young, inexperienced team how to play soccer the correct way.

  • Castle eliminates Tell City

    BOONVILLE—Castle won every game to beat Tell City 5-0 in a boys tennis sectional first-round match Wednesday.
    In singles play Ollie Ossenberg beat Neal Hollinden in No. 1, Aneesh Alapati defeated Ethan Maffia in No. 2, and Kunhai Shah topped Cameron Young in No. 3, each by 6-0, 6-0 scores.
    Reece Stephens and Jake Matuscak defeated Anthony Koch and Zach Goffinet by the same score in No. 1 doubles.
    Tell City had to forfeit in No. 2 doubles as it has all season due to a shortage of players.

  • Cannelton falls in 2 matches

    LYNNVILLE—Caressa Sloss made three kills and six digs but Cannelton lost to Tecumseh 25-5, 25-8, 25-11 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Sloss made seven spikes overall.
    Chloe Davis added four spikes - one kill - and three digs.
    Hannah McMahan made four digs and Kendra Anastasiades added three digs and two assists.
    Cannelton lost a home match to Medora 25-19, 25-17, 23-25, 10-25, 15-11 Sept. 22 though Davis made five kills and seven other spikes.
    She also made 19 digs and one block and served four aces.

  • Jasper spikes Perry Central

    JASPER—Maddie Edwards made 14 kills and four blocks as Jasper beat Perry Central 25-11, 25-9, 25-5 in volleyball Thursday.
    Terissa Roark led Perry Central with two kills. She went 20 for 25 hitting.

  • Mater Dei trims Tell City

    TELL CITY—Morgan Schuetter made 31 digs but Tell City lost to Mater Dei 25-19, 25-17, 23-25, 25-22 in volleyball Thursday.
    “We scrapped - our defense was great tonight,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “Morgan was everywhere - she played a tremendous game.
    “I thought we played well.”
    Grace Kreilein added 23 digs and Rachel Malone and Caiti Teague each made 11.
    Bailey Weikel made three solo blocks and Addison Fella added two blocks - one solo.

  • Pick-6s help North Posey top...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—North Posey scored touchdowns off two Tell City turnovers in the second quarter and beat the Marksmen 42-24 in PAC football Friday.
    The Marksmen trailed just 7-6 midway through the second quarter and had the momentum after Dustin Hunt intercepted a North Posey pass and returned it 36 yards to the Vikings’ 14-yard line.
    Ty Smith gained 3 yards on the next play, which was followed by an incomplete pass.

  • Commodores stop West Washington

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central stopped West Washington’s last drive to preserve a 14-10 PLAC football win Friday.
    The Senators took possession at their 32-yard line with 2:06 left.
    They used the run and pass to advance to the Commodore 42.
    The Senators threw an incomplete pass but were flagged because it hit an ineligible receiver downfield. The penalty moved the ball back to the Senators’ 49 and included a loss of down.

  • TC boys win Lincoln Trail junior...

    TELL CITY—All five Tell City scorers placed in the top 15 as the Marksmen won the 14-team Lincoln Trail Invitational junior high boys cross country meet Saturday.