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Today's Sports

  • Tell City 2nd, Bulldogs 4th at...

    RAMSEY—Tell City hit well for 2 2/3 matches as it finished second in North Harrison’s four-team volleyball tourney Saturday.
    Cannelton finished fourth, though playing two opponents close despite injuries.
    Tell City, ranked No. 6 in the state in Class 2A this week, beat Cannelton 25-15, 25-17 and Salem 25-12, 25-14.
    North Harrison then avenged a loss from the previous week, beating the Marksmen 22-25, 25-18, 25-23.
    The Marksmen led 8-1 and 22-17 in the last game against North Harrison.

  • Southridge features strong...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City’s football team faces a strong challenge Friday at 6:30 p.m.: Stopping the running game of the only team still undefeated in PAC play.
    Southridge, 4-1 overall and 3-0 in the conference, is shooting for its first outright PAC title in 26 years (the Raiders tied for the title in 1998 and 2008).
    The Raiders have enjoyed success so far mainly by “running the football,” said Tell City Coach Ryan George. “And they play good defense.

  • Trojans’ passing game will test...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—With basically a new cast, Wood Memorial still hopes its passing will give Perry Central problems when they meet in football Friday at 7 p.m.
    The Trojans lost to Perry Central twice last year but passed for over 200 yards each time with a veteran quarterback and several quick receivers.
    Their quarterback and top receivers from that team graduated, but the 1-4 Trojans are using the same method of operation this year.

  • Marksmen outspike shorthanded...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—One might expect to see a five-on-six volleyball game at a picnic or family reunion. But not in high school.

  • Baurs repeat as Tuggle champs

    TELL CITY—Larry Baur, Bill Baur and Denny Baur repeated as champions of the Charlie Tuggle Memorial afternoon golf scramble Sept. 10.
    Bruce Chinn, Brian Elder and Kip Krizman won the morning scramble after winning the afternoon tourney two years ago.
    Fifteen three-person teams competed in the afternoon scramble and eight in the morning one.
    The scramble and an auction raised money for certain educational opportunities for students in Perry and northern Spencer counties.
    The complete list of prize winners in each scramble:

  • Tell City girls nip Bosse

    TELL CITY—All four Tell City scorers shot in the low 60s as the Marksmen beat Bosse 247-250 in girls golf Wednesday.
    Jessica Ballman and Amber Fentress each shot 60 to lead the Marksmen.
    Courtney Blinzinger shot 63 and Jenny Hess 64 to complete their scoring.
    Bosse’s Jessica Loveridge shot 58 for medalist honors.
    Tell City, 3-12, was scheduled to complete its season in the Jasper sectional Saturday.

  • Tell City has won 1,129...

    How many basketball games has Tell City High School won since it joined the IHSAA? What former Indiana University center once coached Tell City’s team? And who really holds Tell City’s single-game scoring record?
    I’m glad you asked, as I now know the answers to all these questions.
    Some coaches starting new jobs care little about their new team’s history—many think that the history of the team starts with them.

  • Bulldogs outhustle Rock Creek

    SELLERSBURG—Sammie James made 42 good sets and Cannelton made more kills than usual to beat Rock Creek 25-16, 26-24, 25-13 in volleyball Friday.
    Allicyn Garrett made six kills, Sarah Powers five, and Taylor Childers four.
    James and Childers each served three aces.
    Hunter Childers and Mikah Hemmings each made five digs.
    “We were into the game,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers. We played really well together, and we moved and we hustled. We came to play.

  • PC team hits well to upset...

    LEOPOLD—Strong spiking and surviving a marathon first game propelled Perry Central past Boonville 35-33, 25-21, 14-25, 25-18 in volleyball Thursday.
    Hannah Harpenau made 18 kills, Ashley Gengelbach 14, and Sydney Goffinet 11 for the Commodores.
    Grace James had 38 assists to aid the hitters.
    Gengelbach also made five blocks. Jordan Sprinkle added three and James two.
    Gengelbach went 25 for 25 serving with three aces. Harpenau, Jennifer Kemp and Brittany Parker each added two aces.
    Kemp made 24 digs, Harpenau 19, and Parker 12.

  • Strong hitting leads Tell City...

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes made 36 kills on 58 spiking attempts as Tell City beat Tecumseh 26-28, 25-14, 25-22, 25-15 in PAC volleyball Thursday.
    The Marksmen improved to 15-2 overall and 5-0 in the PAC as they seek their first conference title ever. They have beaten every team that finished with a winning record in the PAC last year.
    Logan Flannagan added 10 kills for the Marksmen and Stori Beard made four kills with only one spiking error.