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Today's Sports

  • Tell City drills Evansville...

    TELL CITY—Tell City served 13 aces in beating Evansville North 25-16, 25-10, 25-4 in their volleyball season opener Monday.
    McKenzie Hayes served 15 points, including seven aces. She used a jump serve about half the time.
    Stori Beard also served 15 points, Charissa Lahee nine, and Taylor Benningfield six. Beard and Lahee each served three aces.
    “Our serving was really good tonight,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes.
    McKenzie Hayes made 17 kills and four blocks (two solos).

  • PC counting on quickness

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Better than usual quickness could carry Perry Central to a PLAC football title.
    “We’re pretty quick,” said Coach Greg Gibson. “This is the fastest team we’ve had in probably three or four years.”
    He said Austin LeClere, Devin Martin and Dacota Schaad are probably the team’s three fastest players, with Tim Harrison, Levi Hilgenhold and Nathan Shaw not far behind.

  • Marksmen hope size, speed offset...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City football coach Ryan George hopes good size and quickness can make up for his team’s lack of depth.
    There are 37 boys on the roster, “about the same as last year,” George noted. “I thought we’d have a few more kids out. We’ve got good kids, but we’re a little thin.”
    Not physically thin, though. The offensive line will feature 6-foot-2, 270-pound Cody Osborne and 6-foot-3, 260-pound Justin Gunterman at tackles.

  • Commodores spike Bulldogs in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central had a strong spiking game and Cannelton did not in Perry Central’s 25-7, 25-12, 25-7 season-opening volleyball victory Tuesday.

  • Cannelton volleyball schedules

    Varsity Volleyball
    August
    14    Perry Central    T    6:00
    16    Lanesville    H    5:30
    23    Orleans    H    5:30
    30    Wood Memorial    H    6:00
    September
      1    Orleans Tourney    T    TBA
      4    Hancock County    H    5:30

  • Tell City 8-year-old all-stars...

    FERDINAND—Tell City’s 8-year-old all-stars won every game by run rule to romp to the championship in a five-team girls softball tourney July 28-29.
    In pool play Tell City beat Pine Ridge 19-7 and the Diamond Divas of Warrick County 17-9.
    Tell City then beat Ireland 15-3 and the Diamond Divas again 10-2 in the single-elimination bracket to win the tourney.
    Valerie Kehl, Kyndall Jordan and Justice Kuster each went 3 for 3 to lead Tell City hitters in the championship game.

  • TC girls golf team inexperienced

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—The good news for Tell  City’s girls golf team is it actually has a team.
    After starting practice with just one girl, the Marksmen now have four, the minimum required for a team score.
    But none of the additions—Makenzie Alvey, Cat Diaz or Autumn Kuster—has played golf before, said Coach Keith Feldpausch.

  • Douglas to play for Oaks

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Oakland City University offered 2012 Perry Central graduate Brad Douglas a scholarship to play golf but landed him without having to use that scholarship.
    The Oaks, an NCAA Division II team that also competes in the National Christian Collegiate Athletic Association, offered Douglas an athletic scholarship that would pay 75 percent of his tuition.

  • Experienced Tell City tennis...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—With five lettermen and a talented group of freshmen, Tell City’s boys tennis team has a good chance to improve on last year’s 7-12 record.
    The Marksmen’s top returnee, senior Anjan Kashyab, has made All-PAC three times and was the top vote-getter on the team last year.
    He finished 12-0 in the regular season before losing to Castle star Brandon Davis in the sectional.
    Kashyab also made all-district and received honorable mention on the coaches’ all-state team.

  • Cannelton volleyball team...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Only two of the seven players from Cannelton’s volleyball sectional roster last year return, so it’s not surprising that Bulldog Coach Felicia Myers called this “a rebuilding year.”
    The team again has only seven players and will have only six eligible for Tuesday’s season opener at Perry Central.
    None of the players is taller than 5-foot-7, so the team lacks height and depth as well as experience.