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Today's Sports

  • Harris still close to area...

    Former Dale basketball coach Del Harris was in Spencer County last week to visit relatives and old friends and to promote his new book.

  • Marksmen hold off Heritage Hills

    TELL CITY—Tell City swept singles play and won No. 2 doubles to beat Heritage Hills 4-1 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.
    Anjan Kashyab beat Dugan Kippenbrock 6-0, 6-1 in No. 1 singles, Jake Swihart beat Tyler Waggoner 6-0, 6-1 in No. 2, and Jeff Yeung edged Spencer Graham 7-5, 6-4 in No. 3.
    Tyler Groves and Kevin Yeung outlasted Willie McElhaney and Matt Waggoner 7-5, 3-6, 6-3 in No. 2 doubles.
    Heritage Hills’ Derek Kippenbrock and Seth Hancock beat Will Roberts and Austin Paulin 6-1, 6-4 in No. 1 doubles.

  • Marksmen knock off Patriots,...

    LINCOLN CITY—McKenzie Hayes had 24 kills, 11 digs, eight assists, eight points and four blocks as Tell City beat Heritage Hills 26-24, 25-20, 25-21 in a battle for first place in PAC volleyball Tuesday.
    Tell City, ranked fourth in the state in Class 2A this week, improved to 10-0 overall and 3-0 in the PAC. Heritage Hills, ranked 12th in Class 3A, slipped to 9-2 overall and 2-1 in the conference.
    “We played extremely well,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “Everybody was on tonight. We made the fewest errors we have all season.

  • Commodores down Mater Dei in...

    MONTGOMERY—Most think Tell City and Mater Dei are the teams Perry Central will have to knock off to win this year’s Class 2A volleyball sectional.
    The Commodores will see how they match up with Tell City when they visit the Marksmen tonight at 5:30. And they beat Mater Dei 25-16, 25-20 with strong passing and a balanced hitting attack in the first match of Barr-Reeve’s tourney Saturday.
    “We served well and passed well,” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet. “We started out slow but took charge.”

  • Hornets pass Bulldogs late in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton played probably its best all-around volleyball match of the season, but 15 bad serves eventually caught up to the Bulldogs in a 25-22, 16-25, 25-19, 16-25, 15-13 loss to Hancock County Tuesday.
    “We talked and moved the best we ever did and set up the ball the most and got the most spikes,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers.
    Cannelton made four bad serves in the fourth game but still dominated it overall to tie the match.

  • Patriots top Tell City for first...

    LINCOLN CITY—Sam Scherry had a goal and an assist as Heritage Hills defeated Tell City 4-2 in PAC boys soccer Thursday.
    Scherry assisted on Seth Bolin’s goal and then scored one of his own as the Patriots took a 2-0 first-half lead.
    Tell City scored the first goal of the second half but Heritage Hills scored the next two, by Yomar Cital and Miguel Lara, to take control.
    Matthew Cole and Reed Goffinet scored Tell City’s goals.

  • Commodores nip Marksmen in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Mason Stephens scored the game’s only touchdown in the fourth quarter as Perry Central edged Tell City 6-0 in eighth grade football Thursday.

  • Cannelton falls to Wood Memorial

    CANNELTON—Wood Memorial had to rally from behind in the second game to beat Cannelton 25-11, 25-23, 25-12 in volleyball Thursday.
    The Bulldogs built a 23-22 lead in the second set as they came close to winning their first game of the season.
    “It was probably the best game we’ve played all year,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers. “But we still have some little things we need to work on.”

  • Perry Central thumps Braves

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central made 33 kills to beat Lanesville 25-17, 25-22, 25-8 in volleyball Thursday.
    Hannah Harpenau made 12 kills to lead the Commodores’ balanced at-tack. Sydney Goffinet added nine and Ashley Gengelbach six.
    Jordan Sprinkle and Grace James each made three blocks and Gengelbach added two.
    James had 20 assists.
    Brittany Parker made 11 digs, Harpenau 10, Jennifer Kemp seven, and Gengelbach five.
    The Commodores also had a strong serving attack, getting 15 aces. Gengelbach served five of them and Harpenau added three.

  • TC spikes Eagles for ninth win...

    LANESVILLE—McKenzie Hayes had 20 kills, five blocks, 11 assists, 11 digs, 12 points served, and three ace serves as Tell City beat Lanesville 25-23, 25-23, 25-19 in volleyball Wednesday.
    Four of her blocks were solos.
    Logan Flannagan added 12 kills and two blocks. Charissa Lahee had 14 assists and Kassidie Hayes made four blocks (three solos).
    Taylor Benningfield matched McKenzie Hayes’ 11 digs and Stori Beard, Jami Rowe and Lahee each added five.
    Beard served seven points and Hannah Schaefer served three aces.