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  • Marksmen knock off Patriots,...

    LINCOLN CITY—McKenzie Hayes had 24 kills, 11 digs, eight assists, eight points and four blocks as Tell City beat Heritage Hills 26-24, 25-20, 25-21 in a battle for first place in PAC volleyball Tuesday.
    Tell City, ranked fourth in the state in Class 2A this week, improved to 10-0 overall and 3-0 in the PAC. Heritage Hills, ranked 12th in Class 3A, slipped to 9-2 overall and 2-1 in the conference.
    “We played extremely well,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “Everybody was on tonight. We made the fewest errors we have all season.

  • Commodores down Mater Dei in...

    MONTGOMERY—Most think Tell City and Mater Dei are the teams Perry Central will have to knock off to win this year’s Class 2A volleyball sectional.
    The Commodores will see how they match up with Tell City when they visit the Marksmen tonight at 5:30. And they beat Mater Dei 25-16, 25-20 with strong passing and a balanced hitting attack in the first match of Barr-Reeve’s tourney Saturday.
    “We served well and passed well,” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet. “We started out slow but took charge.”

  • Hornets pass Bulldogs late in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton played probably its best all-around volleyball match of the season, but 15 bad serves eventually caught up to the Bulldogs in a 25-22, 16-25, 25-19, 16-25, 15-13 loss to Hancock County Tuesday.
    “We talked and moved the best we ever did and set up the ball the most and got the most spikes,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers.
    Cannelton made four bad serves in the fourth game but still dominated it overall to tie the match.

  • Patriots top Tell City for first...

    LINCOLN CITY—Sam Scherry had a goal and an assist as Heritage Hills defeated Tell City 4-2 in PAC boys soccer Thursday.
    Scherry assisted on Seth Bolin’s goal and then scored one of his own as the Patriots took a 2-0 first-half lead.
    Tell City scored the first goal of the second half but Heritage Hills scored the next two, by Yomar Cital and Miguel Lara, to take control.
    Matthew Cole and Reed Goffinet scored Tell City’s goals.

  • 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.