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Today's Sports

  • Commodores have trouble blocking...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central made only seven blocks in four games and lost to Jasper 20-25, 25-9, 25-12, 25-20 in volleyball Thursday.
    Hannah Harpenau made 13 kills to lead Perry Central. Ashley Gengelbach added eight, Sydney Goffinet seven, and Jordan Sprinkle four.
    Grace James had 22 assists.
    James, Gengelbach and Goffinet each made two blocks.
    The Commodores did a good job digging Jasper’s hits much of the time.
    Brittany Parker made 20 digs, Jennifer Kemp and James each 16, Harpenau 13, and Gengelbach eight.

  • Cannelton conquers Wolfpack

    CANNELTON—Improved passing helped Cannelton come back from a two-game deficit to beat Crawford County 25-21, 21-25, 18-25, 25-20, 15-9 in volleyball Thursday.
    “We started getting our passes to the setter to set the ball up,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers of the last two games.
    That led to a season-high kill total for the Bulldogs. Allicyn Garrett made 15 and Taylor Lawalin 10, their season highs.
    Jackie Malone made 15 sets and Mikah Hemmings made three blocks for the Bulldogs.

  • Marksmen’s balanced spiking...

    EVANSVILLE—Strong spiking across the front line carried Tell City past Mater Dei 25-18, 26-24, 25-17 in volleyball Thursday.
    Logan Flannagan and Kassidie Hayes “played very well at the net with very few errors,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes.
    Those two teamed with McKenzie Hayes to produce 40 kills, as McKenzie Hayes made 19, Kassidie Hayes 12, and Flannagan nine.
    McKenzie Hayes and Flannagan each made four blocks, with Hayes getting four solos and Flannagan two solos.

  • North Posey runs past Tell City...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—North Posey out-gained Tell City in rushing and passing, defeating the Marksmen 42-20 in PAC football Friday.
    North Posey scored on three of its first four possessions, racing to a 21-point lead in the first half.
    The Vikings ran the ball eight times for 65 yards on their first drive, with Wes Harness scoring the touchdown on a 23-yard run.
    Tell City lost a total of 2 yards on its first three plays and had to punt from its own 18-yard line.

  • Rams run, pass way past Perry...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    PAOLI—Using a variety of weapons, Paoli amassed 414 total yards in a 30-6 PLAC football victory over Perry Central Friday.
    The Rams rushed for 255 yards on 45 carries and completed 9 of 16 passes for 159 yards.
    Quarterback Lee Wro-blewski, who had been sidelined two weeks with an injury, did most of the passing. But he also caught a 38-yard pass from Garrett Strange—and looked healthy doing it—late in the first half to set up a field goal by Strange.

  • Marksmen tie for second in...

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City won No. 1 singles and No. 2 doubles titles to tie for second in Heritage Hills’ four-team boys tennis tourney Saturday.
    Anjan Kashyab took the No. 1 singles title. He avenged a loss from three days earlier as he beat Gibson Southern’s Cody Mann 2-6, 6-3, 10-7 (a super tiebreaker was used instead of a third set) in the first round.
    Kashyab then beat Dugan Kippenbrock of Heritage Hills 6-1, 6-2 for the title.

  • Jasper’s invitational meet...

    JASPER—Jasper’s cross country invitational is always a good sectional preview, as it is run on the same course as the sectional will be two weeks later and nearly all the sectional teams compete in it.
    It also gives first-year varsity runners a chance to get familiar with the sectional course before the sectional.
    If they get that chance this year, though, it will have to be in practice, as the invitational was canceled Tuesday.
    Jasper officials notified teams at 10 a.m. that the races would not be run.

  • North Posey defeats Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Two of Tell City’s three seniors scored goals on senior night, but it wasn’t enough as the Marksmen lost to North Posey 7-2 in PAC boys soccer Tuesday.
    Matthew Cole and Hunter Sandage scored the Marksmen’s goals.
    Tell City scored the first goal just five minutes into the game and trailed only 3-2 at halftime.
    “The second half was a much more physical game and we started to wear down,” said Tell City Coach Austin Fischer.
    The Marksmen finished the regular season 1-10-2 overall and 1-5 in the PAC.

  • Tecumseh outspikes Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Tecumseh used more bump, set, spikes to beat Cannelton 25-11, 25-13, 25-10 in volleyball Tuesday.
    “I have no doubt in my mind that we can play with them,” Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers said of the Bulldogs’ possible sectional opponent. “But we didn’t set the ball up again and they did every time.
    “When we did set it up, we had kills.”
    Allicyn Garrett made three kills to lead the Bulldogs. Mikah Hemmings and Brook Blankenship each made three blocks.
    Taylor Lawalin made 13 sets, but the Bulldogs’ setting game was hurt by the absence of their other setter, Jackie Malone.

  • PC boys 5th at Bedford

    BEDFORD—Aaron Pierrard placed 10th in 16:36 to lead Perry Central to sixth among 27 teams in the Ted Cox Invitational boys cross country meet Saturday.
    Other Perry Central scorers were Alex Newton, 15th in 16:41; Bryce Lain, 27th in 17:02; Nathan Schwartz, 63rd in 17:39; and Nathan Bashor, 73rd in 17:49.
    Bashor ran his first race since sitting out two weeks with a hip injury.
    Tell City finished 12th, led by sophomore Donovan Ingle, who was 52nd in 17:26.