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Today's Sports

  • Cloverport holds off Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Cannelton dominated the first game but Cloverport came back to win 7-25, 25-20, 13-25, 25-21, 16-14 in season-opening volleyball Monday.
    Cloverport “was pretty dead the first game but they kind of livened up after that,” said Cannelton Coach Ashley Chapman. “They’re just a really scrappy team. My girls underestimated them.”
    Nicole Harris served nine consecutive points for Cannelton in the first game. She served five aces for the match.

  • PC girls PLAC favorite again

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—With three of last year’s top four runners returning and some talented freshmen, Perry Central’s girls cross country team should be favored to repeat as PLAC champion.
    Elizabeth Dauby was the individual champion in the PLAC meet last year but is being pushed by freshman Macey Emmons, who placed second in the PLAC junior high meet last year, for the team’s top spot.

  • Marksman girls aiming to win PAC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—With her top two runners and four of the top six returning, Tell City girls cross county coach Katie Weyer thinks her team could repeat as PAC champion.
    Hailey Carman, the team’s only senior, and sophomore Katie Goffinet lead the returnees. Both placed in the top six in the conference meet last year.

  • PC team inexperienced

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—With no seniors and only two of last year’s top six runners returning, “we don’t have much experience at all,” said Perry Central boys cross country coach Jason Barnett.
    John Bashor, who placed fifth in the PLAC meet last year, and Marcus Graham, who placed sixth, are the top returnees.
    “Those two have been working hard together,” said Barnett.

  • ‘State or bust’ is Tell City...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Though it has no seniors, Tell City’s boys cross country team has enough young talent that Coach Brian Beckort says qualifying for the state meet is a realistic goal.
    “For me, it’s state or bust,” he said Monday. “If we don’t make it to state, it’s my fault. I have the talent.”

  • Kohnert, Marksmen kill Huskies

    EVANSVILLE—Emma Kohnert made 20 kills as Tell City beat Evansville North 17-25, 26-24, 25-23, 18-25, 17-15 in a season-opening volleyball match Monday.
    Freshman Kammie Jo Hayes added 10 kills and Mary Steen made eight.
    Emily Hagedorn had 18 assists and Rachel Malone added 17 to aid the hitters.
    Hagedorn and Madison Schuetter each made 10 digs and MaKaylee Buntin added eight.
    Tell City did a good job digging overall, as no one made more than eight kills for North.
    Buntin served 13 points for Tell City and Schuetter served two aces.

  • Tell City team quick but small,...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City graduated probably its fastest football player ever last spring but may be faster overall this season.
    “We lost our absolute quickest kid (running back Elliott Brown, who set several school records including career rushing yards), but I think the guys we have are pretty quick,” said Coach Ronnie Robinson.
    Even “our linemen are fairly quick,” he said.

  • Commodores have talented starters

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s football team will feature talented starting lineups both ways, including numerous returnees at the skill positions.
    The Commodores have eight lettermen returning, and most of them are two-way starters.
    But “a lack of experience on the line and a lack of depth overall” concern Coach Greg Gibson.

  • Perry Central’s ace serves beat...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s volleyball team made 11 bad serves in a three-game match Tuesday.
    But when the Commodores got them in, Cannelton had trouble handling them. Twenty-seven went for aces as the Commodores won 25-17, 25-6, 25-8.
    Ryann Lynch served six aces, Maddie Hubert and Payton Emmons five apiece, and Terissa Roark and Courtney Berger four apiece.

  • Cannelton fall schedules

    Varsity Volleyball
    August
    17    Cloverport Fraize HS    H    5:30
    18    Perry Central    H    6:00
    20    Lanesville    A    5:30
    26    Springs Valley Community HS    A    5:00
    27    Orleans    A    6:30
    September
    5    Orleans Tourney    A    8:00