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Today's Sports

  • Rebels top Marksmen

    By ZANE CLODFELTER
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    TELL CITY—After starting the season 0-2, South Spencer Coach Tom Packer had a message for his football team in practice last week.
    “We talked to the team this week, ‘Let’s win September,’” Packer said.
    The Rebels put the August disappointment behind them and started September with a dominant 48-24 win over Tell City Friday.
    Still playing without injured All-PAC running back Jake Burden, South Spencer found a new running threat in Landon Bartlett.

  • Commodores wallop Wolfpack

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Lane Lynch passed for 260 yards and four touchdowns as Perry Central trounced Crawford County 55-0 in PLAC football Friday.
    Lynch completed 10 of 15 passes. Luke Hilgenhold caught four for 105 yards and Devin Martin four for 102 yards, with each of them scoring two touchdowns.
    “Lane does a good job of looking downfield and I thought our receivers ran good routes,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson.

  • No. 8 Commodores raise record to...

    DUBOIS—A balanced spiking attack and strong digging helped Perry Central beat Northeast Dubois 25-19, 25-23, 25-16 in volleyball Tuesday.
    The Commodores, ranked No. 8 in the Class 2A state coaches poll this week, raised their record to 8-0 with all but one of their victories coming in straight sets.
    Jordan Sprinkle made 11 kills to lead Perry Central hitters. Maddie Hubert, Ryann Lynch and Brittany Parker each added eight and Grace James made five. James had 29 assists.

  • Tell City wins 2 of 3 at Harrison

    EVANSVILLE—Maybe playing Class 4A teams was all it took to get Tell City’s Class 2A volleyball team going.
    The Marksmen beat two 4A teams from Evansville, Harrison 21-25, 25-11, 15-11 and North 25-21, 25-22, in Harrison’s tourney Saturday for their first wins of the season.
    They then lost to Gibson Southern 25-17, 25-14 to finish the tourney 2-1.
    Emma Kohnert made nine kills and three blocks against Harrison.
    Mary Steen added five kills and Natalie Peter had 14 assists.

  • PC wins own Tip-off tourney

    LEOPOLD—Brittany Parker made 40 digs and Grace James had 57 assists as Perry Central won its own volleyball Tip-off tourney Saturday.

  • Marksmen outplay Tecumseh for...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City won four matches in straight sets to beat Tecumseh 4-1 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.
    Zach Fisher shut out Hank Brucken 6-0, 6-0 in No. 2 singles.
    Luke Thomas was nearly as dominant as he beat Reid Pemberton 6-0, 6-1 in No. 3 singles.
    The Marksmen also won both doubles matches.
    Kevin Yeung and Jeff Yeung defeated Christian Wagner and Zach Williams 6-0, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles.
    Jackson Ramsey and Chandler Lacy beat Hunter Greenberg and Alex Lytle 6-3, 6-1 in No. 2.

  • Northeast Dubois stops Tell City

    DUBOIS—Zach Fisher was Tell City’s only winner in a 4-1 boys tennis loss to Northeast Dubois Thursday.
    Fisher beat Alex Bauer 6-0, 6-4 in No. 2 singles.
    The Jeeps’ Patrick Betz beat Jake Swihart 6-3, 6-2 in No. 1 singles and Case Eisenhut defeated Luke Thomas 6-1, 6-0 in No. 3 singles.
    The Jeeps also won both doubles matches in straight sets.
    Tristan Linne and Cayden Knies defeated Jeff Yeung and Kevin Yeung 6-4, 6-4 in No. 1 doubles.
    Parker Zehr and Kaden Quinn beat Chandler Lacy and Jackson Ramsey 6-1, 6-3 in No. 2.

  • Orleans’ spikes overpower...

    CANNELTON—Orleans used a strong spiking attack to beat Cannelton 25-6, 25-12, 25-7 in volleyball Thursday.
    “They had one girl on their team that just pounded it,” said Cannelton Coach Ashley Chapman.
    Despite those hard hits, Kelsey Marshall made six digs for Cannelton. “She did awesome,” said Chapman.
    Jordyn Vogt made three kills for Cannelton. Nicole Harris added two kills and three assists.
    Cannelton, 0-4, will host Whitesville Trinity Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

  • Titans outspike Marksmen in PAC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Untimely serving errors and an inconsistent kill attack hurt Tell City in a 26-24, 25-21, 25-22 PAC volleyball loss to Gibson Southern Thursday.
    Tell City led most of the first game, including 24-20. But the Titans served the next six points to win.
    The Marksmen made three consecutive bad serves and four out of five in a crucial stretch in the middle of the second game.
    The last bad serve put them behind 16-13. They tied the score once after that but never regained the lead.

  • Commodores spike Cougars

    LEOPOLD—Jordan Sprinkle made 13 kills and six blocks as Perry Central beat North Harrison 19-25, 25-15, 25-21, 20-25, 15-9 in volleyball Thursday.
    Brittany Parker added 10 kills, Ryann Lynch nine, Maddie Hubert eight, and Grace James five.
    James had 32 assists.
    Hubert made four blocks and James three.
    The Commodores also had good back-row defense, with James making 29 digs, Parker 24, Hannah Edwards 19, and Hubert 13.
    James served five aces. Hubert added four and Casey James and Zosha Roberson each served two.