Today's Sports

  • Commodores run over Tecumseh

    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—A power running game aided by strong blocking and a defense that forced five turnovers propelled Perry Central past Tecumseh 33-7 in football Friday.
    Jacob Braun scored all five Perry Central touchdowns, all on runs up the middle.
    He gained 249 yards on 28 carries.
    Perry Central’s defense intercepted three Tecumseh passes, with Luke Hilgenhold getting two of them in the first half and Payton Thompson intercepting one in the third quarter.

  • Tell City girls 7th in PAC...

    OAKLAND CITY—Tell City beat Southridge for the third time this season but finished behind the other six teams in the PAC girls golf tourney Saturday.
    Gibson Southern took the top four places as it shot 348 to win the meet. Tell City shot 488.
    Halee Lamb and Shannon Bryant each shot 118 to lead Tell City, tying for 25th in the 40-girl field.
    Lamb shot 56 on the front nine holes but went up to 62 on the back nine. Bryant shot 59 on each.
    Mary Grace Alvey shot 124 and Kyra Gentry 128 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.

  • Boonville edges Marksmen 3-2

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    TELL CITY—For the second time this season not having a No. 3 singles player cost Tell City a chance to win a boys tennis match Monday.
    Tell City and Boonville each won two of the matches actually played, but the forfeit victory in No. 3 singles gave Boonville a 3-2 win.
    Tell City won the other two singles matches in straight sets. Kevin Yeung beat Ryan Nance 6-2, 6-1 in No. 1 and Chandler Lacy defeated Matt Disingers 6-1, 6-1 in No. 2.

  • Paoli nips Perry Central

    LEOPOLD—Maddie Hubert made 10 kills and 10 digs but Paoli edged Perry Central 25-13, 25-22, 13-25, 25-23 in PLAC volleyball Tuesday.
    Payton Emmons and Terissa Roark each added six kills for the Commodores. Addy Davis had 21 assists.
    Roark made two blocks. Brooke Lasher made 15 digs, Brooke Mullis 14, and Davis nine.
    Hubert and Mullis each served four aces and Davis and Lasher each added three.
    Perry Central went 1-3 in the nine-team Evansville Invitational Saturday, placing third in the Silver Pool and sixth overall.

  • Tell City spikes Rangers

    FERDINAND—Tell City used a balanced spiking attack to beat Forest Park 25-17, 25-19, 25-17 in PAC volleyball Tuesday.
    Emma Kohnert made nine kills, Kammie Jo Hayes six, and Emili Stephens five for the Marksmen.
    Emily Hagedorn had 22 assists.
    Madison Schuetter made 16 digs, Hagedorn 11, and Hayes and Morgan Schuetter 10 apiece. Mary Steen made two blocks.
    Kohnert and Madison Schuetter each served two aces.

  • Nation’s top tackler to face...

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    BOONVILLE—Tell City’s football team, which has had problems tackling at times this season, will get to see the nation’s best tackler Friday when the Marksmen visit Boonville at 7 p.m.
    According to MaxPreps.com, Payton Marksbury, a 6-foot, 220-pound middle linebacker in Boonville’s 4-3 defense, led the nation in tackles as a junior last year, averaging 22.1 per game.

  • Tecumseh big test for Perry...

    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE— Friday’s 7 p.m. game at Tecumseh could go a long way toward telling how good Perry Central’s football team is.
    The Commodores are off to a 4-0 start for the first time in six years, but detractors point out that the four teams they have faced have combined to win only one game - and that was when two of them played each other (Forest Park’s victory over Crawford County Friday).

  • Marksman boys win Class A Eagle...

    NASHVILLE—All five Tell City scorers placed in the top 17 as the Marksmen won the Class A (under 1,000 enrollment) Eagle Classic boys cross country meet Saturday.
    Tell City scored 51 points, 66 ahead of runner-up Austin. Perry Central was 14th in the 20-team meet with 354.
    Leo Simpson placed third in 16:01.95 to lead Tell City and Thomas Simpson was seventh in 16:24.90.
    Seth Vaquero placed 11th in 16:48.06, Nate Kaiser 13th in 16:56.39, and Alex Ramsey 17th in 17:09.33 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.

  • Tell City boys win Lincoln Trail...

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    TELL CITY—Tell City had five of the top eight finishers and six of the top 10 as it won its own 11-team Lincoln Trail Invitational boys cross country meet Tuesday.
    The Marksmen scored 23 points to beat runner-up Crawford County by 73. Perry Central was eighth with 198 and Cannelton, competing in its first meet in several years, 11th with 357.
    Tell City’s Leo Simpson won the race in 16:43.39 and his twin brother, Thomas, was second in 16:46.13.

  • Hancock County defeats Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Nicole Harris made five kills but Cannelton lost to Hancock County 25-15, 25-16, 25-15 in volleyball Thursday.
    “We don’t talk to each other and we never really get excited about anything, and that kills us,” said Cannelton Coach Ashley Chapman.
    Jordyn Vogt served eight points, including two aces, for Cannelton. She also made two kills and one dig.
    Harris served four points and Caressa Sloss and Tori Stowe each added three.
    Sloss made three kills and two blocks.