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Today's Sports

  • Patriots run over Tell City

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Staff Writer

    LINCOLN CITY—Heritage Hills scored on its first six possessionsin a 47-7 rout of Tell City in PAC football Friday.
    The Patriots dominated throughout, out-gaining Tell City 262-49 in total yards in the first half.

  • Commodores run past Rangers with...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central improved its passing and its pass defense after the first quarter in a 39-20 football victory over Forest Park Friday.
    Oh, and Austin LeClere continued to run around, past and through defenders as the Commodores dominated the ground game.
    LeClere scored touchdowns on runs of 73 and 83 yards to give Perry Central a 14-7 lead 10 minutes into the game.

  • PC teams place second

    CLARKSVILLE—Alex Newton and Bryce Lain placed third to lead Perry Central to second place in a hokum karem boys cross country meet Tuesday.
    In this format two runners are paired together and each alternate running a mile for a total of six miles. The scores of a team’s top three pairs form the team score.
    Floyd Central won the 11-team meet with 27 points. Perry Central scored 32.

  • Tell City 0-2-1 in tourney

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City scored three goals in three games as it went 0-2-1 in Bosse’s boys soccer tourney last weekend.
    Tell City tied Heritage Christian of Madisonville 2-2 Saturday as Matthew Cole and Casey May scored goals for the Marksmen.
    May is usually the Marksmen’s goalie but Coach Don Foerster pulled him out to center midfielder for part of that game.
    Freshman Reed Goffinet played goalie then. “He’ll probably be one of our goalies next year,” said Foerster.

  • Commodores conquer Corydon

    CORYDON—Hannah Harpenau made 19 kills to lead Perry Central’s strong spiking attack in a 25-17, 23-25, 25-18, 25-19 volleyball win over Corydon Tuesday.
    Ashley Gengelbach and Sydney Harpenau each added 10 kills. Setter Grace James made six and even 5-foot-2 Brittany Parker made two.
    James had 33 assists.
    Gengelbach and James each made two blocks.
    The Commodores also had strong back-row play, as Parker made 16 digs, Jennifer Kemp 12, Gengelbach nine, and Harpenau eight.

  • Tell City digs past Memorial

    EVANSVILLE—McKenzie Hayes made 27 kills and four blocks and had eight assists as Tell City beat Evansville Memorial 25-21, 25-20, 28-26 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Logan Flannagan added five kills and Charissa Lahee had 22 assists.
    “We played great defense and had great passing,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “When we pass the ball well to our setters, we’ve got hitters who should be able to put it down.”
    The match featured several long volleys, with Tell City making several digs when the ball was close to the floor.

  • Patriots’ running game will test...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—Heritage Hills’ football team is 0-1 for the first time in seven years, but the Patriots still feature a strong running game.
    “They run the ball well, just like they always have,” said Tell City Coach Ryan George, whose team will visit the Patriots for a PAC game Friday at 7 p.m.

  • PC wants to try big plays...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Two strong running teams will face each other when Perry Central hosts Forest Park in football Friday at 7 p.m.
    “They want to run more than they want to throw,” Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson said of the Rangers. “They throw when they have to.”
    The Rangers graduated their quarterback and top receiver, Ben Braunecker, who now plays for Harvard, last spring.
    But they return their top running back, 6-foot, 190-pound senior tailback Travis Schnell.

  • Tell City edges Rangers

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City won two singles matches and No. 2 doubles to beat Forest Park 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.

  • Correction: McMahon won women’s...

    TELL CITY—The women’s winner of the Schweizer Fest six-mile road run was incorrectly listed in Thursday’s issue.
    Mandy McMahon actually won it in 39 minutes, 23 secconds, placing 25th overall.
    Cathryn Peter was second among women in 41:44, placing 32nd overall.