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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Perry Central boys 2nd, girls...

    RAMSEY—Alex Newton placed third to lead Perry Central to second place in North Harrison’s 20-team boys cross country invitational Thursday.
    Floyd Central won with 58 points. Perry Central scored 108 and Tell City was sixth with 176.
    Perry Central finished third in the girls race, led by Cathryn Peter’s second-place finish. Tell City took 10th.
    Newton completed the boys race in 16:33. “He ran well,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett.
    Aaron Pierrard gave the Commodores another top-10 finisher, placing eighth in 17:14.

  • PC coasts to 42-0 victory

    *By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central dominated outmanned Crawford County 42-0 in Patoka Lake Athletic Conference football Friday.
    Perry Central stopped the Wolfpack on their first possession, forcing a punt after three plays.
    The Commodores started on their 48-yard line after the 23-yard punt. Austin LeClere carried for 14 yards to the Wolfpack 38. On the next play he ran off the right side for a 38-yard touchdown,
    He also kicked the first of his six extra points, putting the Commodores up 7-0.

  • Tell City runs past Rebels

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City used a strong running game to beat South Spencer 14-7 in PAC football Friday.
    Tell City completed just one pass for 5 yards and turned the ball over twice (a fumble and an interception.
    But the Marksmen made up for those deficiencies by running for 220 yards on 45 carries and holding South Spencer to 123 yards on 26 carries.
    And they committed only one penalty, though that one was a holding call that negated a 75-yard touchdown run by Brennan Malone.

  • Wolfpack shorthanded for matchup...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Crawford County will definitely be outmanned when it visits Perry Central for a PLAC football game Friday at 7 p.m.
    The Wolfpack have only 18 players listed on their roster, with only three seniors and three juniors.
    They did not have enough players with the required practices in to have their preseason scrimmage with Corydon. And they did not play last week, so their only game so far was a 50-6 loss to North Harrison Aug. 17.

  • Rebels, Marksmen two teams that...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City will host South Spencer Friday at 7 p.m. for a battle of similar PAC football teams.
    “They’re a lot like us,” Tell City Coach Ryan George said Monday. “They’re still trying to find their way.”
    The numbers back him up. Each is 0-2 and each has scored only 13 points this season.
    George said South Spencer’s team speed is also “very comparable to ours.”

  • Marksmen dominate Tecumseh

    TELL CITY—Tell City won every match in straight sets to beat Tecumseh 5-0 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.
    The Marksmen  improved to 3-0 in the PAC and in dual meets overall. Their only better start in conference play ever was  a 6-0 start in the PAC in 2001.
    Anjan Kashyab shut out Daniel Pemberton 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles.
    Jake Swihart beat Grant Pemberton 6-2, 6-2 in No. 2 and Jeff Yeung downed Robby Dunn 6-0, 6-2 in No. 3.
    Austin Paulin and Will Roberts beat Kaegan Whitehorse and Jack Johnson 6-1, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles.