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Today's Sports

  • Hubert propels Perry Central...

    ORLEANS—Maddie Hubert had 15 kills, 18 assists, 11 digs, five ace serves and one block as Perry Central beat Orleans 20-25, 25-20, 17-25, 25-19, 15-7 in PLAC volleyball Thursday.
    Addy Davis added 10 kills and 22 assists and Terissa Roark also made 10 kills.
    Ryann Lynch made 10 digs and Payton Emmons nine to back Hubert in that department.
    Lynch made four ace serves and Roark added two.
    “I’m proud they put it together to get the win,” Perry Central Coach Becky Genet said of her young players.

  • Tell City's passing off in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City led 23-18 in the fourth game but committed several passing errors and lost to Southridge 25-18, 20-25, 25-21, 25-23 in PAC volleyball Thursday.
    “Our passing - our serve-receive - was off tonight,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “I told you at the beginning of the year I thought that would be one of our strengths. Maybe I spoke too early.

  • Perry Central’s defense stops...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central’s defense played really well and Tell City’s special teams didn’t in Friday’s football game. That was the difference in Perry Central’s 33-0 victory.
    Perry Central held Tell City to 2.1 yards per carry rushing and 2 for 13 passing for a total of 6 yards.
    The Commodores also intercepted one pass and recovered one Tell City fumble.

  • Vikings blank Tell City in opener

    TELL CITY—Tell City had to forfeit in No. 3 singles and North Posey won every other match in straight sets to beat the Marksmen 5-0 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.
    Evan Krohn defeated Kevin Yeung 6-2, 6-2 in No. 1 singles and Grant Scheller beat Chandler Lacy 6-1, 6-2 in No. 2.
    Westin Voegel and Conner Voegel beat Jackson Ramsey and Austin Groves 6-1, 6-0 in No. 1 doubles.
    Austin Scheller and Jarrod Koester defeated Blaze Brumfield and Jacob Mowery by that same score in No. 2 doubles.

  • Cloverport holds off Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Cannelton dominated the first game but Cloverport came back to win 7-25, 25-20, 13-25, 25-21, 16-14 in season-opening volleyball Monday.
    Cloverport “was pretty dead the first game but they kind of livened up after that,” said Cannelton Coach Ashley Chapman. “They’re just a really scrappy team. My girls underestimated them.”
    Nicole Harris served nine consecutive points for Cannelton in the first game. She served five aces for the match.

  • PC girls PLAC favorite again

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—With three of last year’s top four runners returning and some talented freshmen, Perry Central’s girls cross country team should be favored to repeat as PLAC champion.
    Elizabeth Dauby was the individual champion in the PLAC meet last year but is being pushed by freshman Macey Emmons, who placed second in the PLAC junior high meet last year, for the team’s top spot.

  • Marksman girls aiming to win PAC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—With her top two runners and four of the top six returning, Tell City girls cross county coach Katie Weyer thinks her team could repeat as PAC champion.
    Hailey Carman, the team’s only senior, and sophomore Katie Goffinet lead the returnees. Both placed in the top six in the conference meet last year.

  • PC team inexperienced

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—With no seniors and only two of last year’s top six runners returning, “we don’t have much experience at all,” said Perry Central boys cross country coach Jason Barnett.
    John Bashor, who placed fifth in the PLAC meet last year, and Marcus Graham, who placed sixth, are the top returnees.
    “Those two have been working hard together,” said Barnett.

  • ‘State or bust’ is Tell City...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Though it has no seniors, Tell City’s boys cross country team has enough young talent that Coach Brian Beckort says qualifying for the state meet is a realistic goal.
    “For me, it’s state or bust,” he said Monday. “If we don’t make it to state, it’s my fault. I have the talent.”

  • Kohnert, Marksmen kill Huskies

    EVANSVILLE—Emma Kohnert made 20 kills as Tell City beat Evansville North 17-25, 26-24, 25-23, 18-25, 17-15 in a season-opening volleyball match Monday.
    Freshman Kammie Jo Hayes added 10 kills and Mary Steen made eight.
    Emily Hagedorn had 18 assists and Rachel Malone added 17 to aid the hitters.
    Hagedorn and Madison Schuetter each made 10 digs and MaKaylee Buntin added eight.
    Tell City did a good job digging overall, as no one made more than eight kills for North.
    Buntin served 13 points for Tell City and Schuetter served two aces.