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Today's Sports

  • Tell City splits two matches

    TELL CITY—Gibson Southern won a three-set match and a tiebreaker in another to edge Tell City 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Wednesday in the completion of a suspended match.
    Gibson Southern finished undefeated in conference play and Tell City finished 6-2.
    In a battle of returning all-conference players Gibson Southern’s Cody Mann edged Anjan Kashyab 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 in No. 1 singles.
    Gibson Southern’s Chase Maurer edged Zach Fisher 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) in No. 3 singles.

  • Marksmen dominate Wolfpack

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes made 18 kills and seven blocks (six solos) as Tell City beat Crawford County 25-12, 25-20, 25-10 in volleyball Wednesday.
    Kassidie Hayes added four kills.
    Charissa Lahee had 23 assists and made 12 digs. Stori Beard made 15 digs.
    Cassie Bryant served 17 points and Hannah Schaefer added 14, with each of them getting two aces.
    Tell City won the JV match 25-6, 25-20 as Mary Steen served 13 points with two aces.

  • Southridge runners wear Tell...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Southridge overcame early fumbles with a grinding running game to beat Tell City 39-31 in PAC football Friday.

  • Commodores jump on Trojans at...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    OAKLAND CITY—Perry Central scored on its first five possessions in trouncing Wood Memorial 40-7 in football Friday.
    “This was a bounce-back week,” Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson said. “Tonight our (starters) played well. I thought we got off the ball quick and we had some running lanes. When we threw the ball our routes were crisp.
    “We had a good week of practice and we brought it tonight.”

  • Blocking helps Perry Central...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Strong blocking and balanced spiking helped Perry Central beat Heritage Hills 25-21, 25-21, 21-25, 25-15 in volleyball Thursday.
    Sydney Goffinet made 15 kills, Ashley Gengelbach 14, and Hannah Harpenau 12. Grace James had 34 assists.
    “We had to spread it out (to keep Patriot blockers from keying on Gengelbach),” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet. “Sydney had a great night—she went 30 for 34 (hitting).

  • Commodores run to win over Tell...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central rushed for 265 yards on 39 carries and beat Tell City 24-14 in JV football Monday.
    “Our line fired off the ball real well and stayed with their blocks,” said Perry Central Coach Nathan Toothman.
    That gave running room to Max Tribbe, who gained 130 yards on nine carries, and Jacob Braun, who gained 43 yards on 15 carries. They each scored a touchdown.
    Lane Lynch threw a 7-yard pass to Josh Taylor for the Commodores’ other touchdown.

  • Wood Memorial shuts out Marksmen...

    OAKLAND CITY—Strong defense kept Tell City in the game, but again the Marksmen couldn’t score in a 1-0 boys soccer loss to Wood Memorial Tuesday.
    “We played very well,” said Tell City Coach Austin Fischer. “We just couldn’t find anyone who could score.
    “We got a few good shots. The second half we loaded up on offense but we still couldn’t score.”
    It was the sixth game in a row the Marksmen have been shut out.

  • Marksmen 2-0 in North Harrison...

    RAMSEY—McKenzie Hayes made 24 kills and Charissa Lahee had 40 assists as Tell City went 2-0 in North Harrison’s three-team volleyball tourney Saturday.
    Tell City beat Salem 27-25, 25-18 as Hayes made 14 kills and Logan Flannagan added six.
    Hayes also made four blocks (all solos) and Kassidie Hayes added two.
    Lahee had 22 assists.
    Stori Beard made 15 digs and Taylor Benningfield added 10.
    Cassie Bryant served 14 points, including two aces.

  • Southridge snaps Tell City’s PAC...

    TELL CITY—Southridge edged Tell City in two long doubles matches to beat the Marksmen 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.
    The Marksmen slipped to 6-1 in the conference, ending their hopes for an outright PAC title. But they still had a chance to tie for the title Wednesday when they were scheduled to finish a previously postponed match with Gibson Southern, which is undefeated in the conference.
    Southridge’s Ian Mathies and Jason King edged Austin Paulin and Jeff Yeung 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 in No. 1 doubles Tuesday.

  • Harpenau leads Perry Central...

    LANESVILLE—Hannah Harpenau made 19 kills and 15 digs as Perry Central beat Lanesville 25-16, 25-16, 19-25, 25-20 in volleyball Monday.
    Ashley Gengelbach added 13 kills and Sydney Goffinet 12. Gengelbach and Grace James each made four blocks.
    James had 34 assists.
    Brittany Parker made 16 digs and James and Jennifer Kemp each added 13 as the Commodores had strong, balanced back-row play.
    Harpenau went 13 for 13 serving with two aces, Parker 22 for 23 with two aces, and Goffinet 14 for 14 with one ace.