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Today's Sports

  • Marksmen outhit, outserve South...

    REO—Tell City used superior hitting and strong serving to beat South Spencer 25-14, 25-12, 25-22 in PAC volleyball Monday.
    The Marksmen finished 8-0 in the conference and raised their overall record to 26-4, breaking the school record of 25 victories set in 2007.
    Tell City scored kills on 32 percent of its spiking attempts Monday, “which is really good,” said Coach Dalonda Hayes.
    The Marksmen missed three serves in the first game but none in the last two.

  • Perry Central wins sixth...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Perry Central continued to find ways to keep topping itself as it won the IHSAA boys cross country sectional Tuesday for the sixth year in a row.

  • Blackhawks stop Commodores

    FRENCH LICK—Ashley Gengelbach made 12 kills and three blocks but Perry Central lost to Springs Valley 25-13, 26-24, 25-17 in PLAC volleyball Thursday.
    “At times we played very well and our defense, both digging and blocking, was good,” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet.
    Hannah Harpenau and Grace James each added five kills for the Commodores. James and Sydney Goffinet each made two blocks.
    Harpenau made 20 digs, Jennifer Kemp 13, James nine, and Gengelbach seven.
    James had 15 assists.

  • Cannelton places hits, serves...

    CANNELTON—Cannelton served well and placed its hits well to beat South Central 25-12, 25-15, 25-21 in volleyball Thursday.
    “Our spikes and tips went in the holes,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers. “And we had a really good serving game—only five bad serves.
    “We did not have a lot of dropped balls either—only three. We usually have at least 10.”
    Taylor Childers served 10 consecutive points, including two aces, as the Bulldogs took control of the first game.
    She went 15 for 15 serving for the match.

  • Marksmen outlast Paoli in 5

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes had 30 kills, eight blocks, 27 assists 15 digs and five ace serves as Tell City beat Paoli 25-19, 21-25, 24-26, 25-23, 15-12 in volleyball Thursday.
    “That’s probably the best team I’ve seen all year,” Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes said of the Rams. “They were scrappy on defense and had two great hitters.
    “It was two well-matched teams. One volley lasted about a minute. We had 202 hitting attempts—that’s how long the volleys were.

  • Day School ousts Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—Evansville Day scored six goals in the second half to pull away from Tell City 8-2 in the Class A IHSAA boys soccer sectional semifinals Wednesday.

  • Titans cruise past Marksmen

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    FORT BRANCH—Gibson Southern passed for 214 yards to defeat Tell City 56-14 in PAC football Friday.
    Gibson Southern started its opening possession at midfield. The Titans used a no-huddle offense and drove down the field. Quarterback Jordan Scheller completed 3 of 4 passes, including a 9-yard touchdown pass to Alex Creamer.
    Tell City lost a fumble and running back Reese Miller on its second play of the game, as Miller sprained an ankle and did not return.

  • Quick Blackhawks whip Commodores

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FRENCH LICK—Springs Valley took advantage of five Perry Central turnovers and beat the Commodores 29-14 in PLAC football Friday.

  • Theis 13th in state

    INDIANAPOLIS—Jillian Theis placed 13th to lead Perry Central to 14th among 27 teams in the middle school girls small school cross country meet Saturday.
    Theis ran the 3-kilometer course in 11:57. She received an all-state medal for placing in the top 25.
    Other Perry Central scorers were Verna Schwartz, 41st in 12:30; Hannah Hubert, 85th in 13:09; Elizabeth Dauby, 178th in 14:26; and Veronica Schwartz, 179th in 14:27.
    Olivia Gogel, 204th in 14:51, also finished for the Commodores.
    Vincennes Clark won with 107 points. Perry Central scored 381.

  • TC boys 2nd at Northeast Dubois

    DUBOIS—After a disappointing finish in the PAC meet Saturday, Tell City’s boys cross country team bounced back with a strong second-place finish in Northeast Dubois’ nine-team invitational Tuesday.
    Tell City scored 66 points to finish 11 ahead of third-place Forest Park, which won the PAC.
    Bedford-North Lawrence won with 21 points.