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  • Springs Valley nips Perry...

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Springs Valley scored on a 7-yard run on third down of overtime to beat Perry Central 27-21 in overtime in PLAC football Friday.
    Springs Valley won the coin toss to start overtime and elected to play defense first.
    On first down from the 10, Perry Central’s short pass was incomplete.
    On second down Clint Payne ran 3 yards. On the next play the Commodores fumbled the snap and Payne fell on it, losing 2 yards.

  • Tell City 2nd in state meet

    CARMEL—All five Tell City scorers placed in the top 42 among 340 runners as the Marksmen placed second in the small-school state middle-school cross country meet Saturday.
    Batesville won the 39-team meet with 68 points. Tell City scored 106 and Immaculate Heart of Mary was third with 124.
    Kaden Chestnut placed third in 9:57.5 and Nigel Kaiser fifth in 10:04.6 to lead the Marksmen.
    Alec Kaufman was 35th in 10:41, Lewis Kaufman 40th in 10:43.1, and Coy Hammack 42nd in 10:44.0.

  • Cannelton falls to South Spencer

    REO—No Cannelton player had more than one kill or more than one ace serve in a 25-13, 25-3, 25-10 volleyball loss to South Spencer Tuesday.
    Nicole Harris and Chloe Davis each served three points for Cannelton.
    Caressa Sloss made three blocks and two digs.
    Mackenzie Reed added two digs and she and Davis each made one block.
    Harris made one kill.
    South Spencer won the JV match 25-8, 25-14.
    Madeline Lindauer served four points, including one ace, for Cannelton.
    She also made one kill and Tory Thomas made three digs.

  • No. 1 Titans to invade Tell City...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Several factors have combined to make Gibson Southern the No. 1 ranked Class 3A football team in the state. And they will be on display when the Titans invade Tell City Friday at 7 p.m.
    For one the 7-0 Titans have a strong, balanced running game. Dylan Stefanich, a 5-foot-10, 185-pound junior, has rushed for 708 yards and 15 touchdowns and quarterback Isaac Sellers, a 6-foot, 175-pound junior, has run for 582 yards.

  • PC wants to contain Blackhawks’...

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Containing Springs Valley’s running game will be Perry Central’s top priority when the Commodores host the Blackhawks in PLAC football Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    “Their running game is their bread and butter,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson of the 2-5 Blackhawks. “They’ve got a couple of good backs.
    “Last year we let O’Brien Selby get outside on us a couple of times. I think our run defense is a little better this year.”

  • Kohnert stuffs Vikings

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert made 17 kills and 11 solo blocks as Tell City beat North Posey 25-23, 25-23, 17-25, 14-25, 15-10 in PAC volleyball Saturday.
    “This was a great conference win!” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “It makes us 18-7 (overall) and 5-2 in the conference.”
    Kammie Jo Hayes added 10 kills and Madison Mathena four for the Marksmen. Emily Hagedorn had 19 assists and Rachel Malone added 17.
    Mathena made four blocks, including three solos.

  • Roark, Commodores spike Forest...

    FERDINAND—Terissa Roark made 15 kills and three blocks as Perry Central beat Forest Park 25-21, 22-25, 25-15, 26-28, 15-10 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Abby Reed added 14 kills, Ryann Lynch seven, and Addy Davis five. Davis had 35 assists.
    Davis and Payton Emmons each made two blocks and Reed and Latisha James each added one.
    The Commodores also had strong back-row defense, with Brooke Mullis making 19 digs, Lynch 15, Reed and Davis 14 apiece, Courtney Berger 10, and Brooke Lasher eight.

  • PC girls repeat as PLAC champion

    MARENGO—Elizabeth Dauby won the individual title and Sophia Shelby made some key passes down the stretch to give Perry Central the PLAC girls cross country title Saturday.

  • Marksmen place 6 in top 10 at PAC

    FORT BRANCH—Only five runners score for a cross country team, but Tell City had six make all-conference and seven receive individual awards as it dominated the PAC boys meet Saturday.

  • Jeeps shut out Marksmen

    DUBOIS—Tell City had eight shots on goal but could not connect in a 9-0 boys soccer loss to Northeast Dubois Thursday.
    “We had a few good runs early on,” said Tell City Coach Pat Jarboe. “Our passing was patient and we evaluated our options before passing.
    “Variations in fields tend to leave our passes not as crisp as we would like them to be, and then we are not going toward them. When we sit and wait for the ball, we get burned. Our aggression is beginning to get there, but we need to get more physical.