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Today's Sports

  • Wolfpack shorthanded for matchup...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Crawford County will definitely be outmanned when it visits Perry Central for a PLAC football game Friday at 7 p.m.
    The Wolfpack have only 18 players listed on their roster, with only three seniors and three juniors.
    They did not have enough players with the required practices in to have their preseason scrimmage with Corydon. And they did not play last week, so their only game so far was a 50-6 loss to North Harrison Aug. 17.

  • Rebels, Marksmen two teams that...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City will host South Spencer Friday at 7 p.m. for a battle of similar PAC football teams.
    “They’re a lot like us,” Tell City Coach Ryan George said Monday. “They’re still trying to find their way.”
    The numbers back him up. Each is 0-2 and each has scored only 13 points this season.
    George said South Spencer’s team speed is also “very comparable to ours.”

  • Marksmen dominate Tecumseh

    TELL CITY—Tell City won every match in straight sets to beat Tecumseh 5-0 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.
    The Marksmen  improved to 3-0 in the PAC and in dual meets overall. Their only better start in conference play ever was  a 6-0 start in the PAC in 2001.
    Anjan Kashyab shut out Daniel Pemberton 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles.
    Jake Swihart beat Grant Pemberton 6-2, 6-2 in No. 2 and Jeff Yeung downed Robby Dunn 6-0, 6-2 in No. 3.
    Austin Paulin and Will Roberts beat Kaegan Whitehorse and Jack Johnson 6-1, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles.

  • Tell City shut out twice

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Chris Schmitt scored three goals and had an assist on the other as Gibson Southern beat Tell City 4-0 in PAC boys soccer Monday.

  • PC 2nd in own tourney

    LEOPOLD—Hannah Harpenau made 26 kills and 22 digs as Perry Central placed second in its own four-team volleyball tourney Saturday.
    The Commodores beat Princeton 24-14, 25-17, lost to Northeast Dubois 23-25, 25-18, 15-13, and defeated Southridge 25-14, 25-22.
    Ashley Gengelbach made five kills and Harpenau and Sydney Goffinet each added four against Princeton. Grace James had 10 assists.
    Gengelbach made five blocks, Jordan Sprinkle three, and James two.
    Goffinet served four aces and Brittany Parker made three digs.

  • Perry Central boys win Boonville...

    BOONVILLE—Four Perry Central runners placed in the top 17 as the Commodores won Boonville’s 15-team boys cross country invitational Saturday.
    The Commodores scored 80 points to beat runner-up Evansville North by nine.
    Alex Newton placed 10th in 17:09 to lead the Commodores.
    Nathan Bashor was 14th in 17:24, Bryce Lain 16th in 17:27, Aaron Pierrard 17th in 17:28, and Abe Schwartz 28th in 17:49 to complete their scoring.

  • Marksmen win four to raise...

    EVANSVILLE—McKenzie Hayes made 37 kills in six games as Tell City won Harrison’s four-team volleyball tourney Saturday.
    Tell City, ranked seventh in the state in Class 2A this week, beat Harrison 25-17, 25-17, Evansville North 25-20, 25-15, and Gibson Southern 25-12, 26-24.
    Hayes made 12 kills and had 10 assists, five digs and four blocks against Harrison.
    Logan Flannagan added eight kills and Charissa Lahee had 10 assists.

  • Hot 2nd half carries Rebs past TC

    TELL CITY—South Spencer scored five goals in the second half to beat Tell City 6-2 in PAC boys soccer Thursday.
    Tell City led 2-1 at halftime but injuries and a lack of depth hurt the Marksmen in the second half.
    Leading scorer Matthew Cole left the game with a leg injury after getting kicked and goalie Casey May eventually left the game with an injury also.
    “We played well—we just need more depth,” said Tell City Coach Don Foerster. “In the second half we got tired.

  • Bulldogs fall short

    CANNELTON—Cannelton had 15 dropped balls in a 25-6, 25-8, 25-11 volleyball loss to Orleans Thursday.
    No one made more than two digs or two saves for the Bulldogs.
    “We played horrible,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers. “We weren’t moving and we weren’t talking.”
    She noted that “Lanesville beat Orleans and we kept up with Lanesville.”

  • Commodores raise record to 4-0

    LEOPOLD—Hannah Harpenau made 10 kills and 11 digs as Perry Central beat North Harrison 25-18, 25-15, 25-12 in volleyball Thursday.
    Ashley Gengelbach and Grace James each added seven kills and Sydney Goffinet made six.
    James had 25 assists. Gengelbach, Goffinet and James each made two blocks.
    Brittany Parker made 10 digs, James seven, Gengel-bach six, and Jennifer Kemp five.
    Gengelbach, Goffinet, Harpenau, Kemp and Parker each served two aces.
    Perry Central won the JV match 25-17, 25-17 as Casey James made four kills.