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Today's Sports

  • Tell City second in tourney

    FORT BRANCH—A.J. Flynn and Christoph Drexler scored goals as Tell City beat Evansville North 2-0 in the first round of Gibson Southern’s junior varsity soccer tourney Saturday.

    Flynn scored unassisted and Drexler scored on an assist from Taylor LaGrange.

    Tell City goalie Casey May  registered seven saves as he recorded the shutout.

    That put the Marksmen in the championship game of the  four-team tourney. But Reitz beat them 2-0 for the title.

  • Alpine second at Evanston

    EVANSTON—A balanced hitting attack led Alpine to second place in the Evanston Hog Roast coed softball tourney Saturday.

    Four players hit between .680 and .720 for Alpine, led by Jeff Kessans at .720 (18 for 25).

    Wes Deom hit .708 and led the team in home runs with five and RBIs with 16. Matt Glenn led the team in runs scored with 13.

    Theresa Lain led Alpine’s women in hitting with a .368 average (7 for 19).

  • PC pulls away from Tell City

    TELL CITY—Perry Central stopped Tell City’s rushing game and used a strong ball-control offense to beat the Marksmen 28-7 in football Friday.

    The Commodores held Tell City to 62 yards rushing on 34 carries while amassing 265 yards on 39 carries themselves.

    The Commodores outrushed the Marksmen 105 yards to 39 yards in the first half and gained twice as many first downs as the Marksmen in that half.

  • Exchange student stars for Tell...

    TELL CITY—Members of Tell City’s athletic department may want Randy and Lisa Cole to pick their lottery numbers, as they have been really lucky in bringing star foreign exchange athletes to Tell City.

    One can count on one hand the number of exchange students who have ever starred for Tell City sports teams. And two of them have stayed with the Coles.

    Two years ago Kathi Kassen lived with the Coles and was one of the Marksmen’s top volleyball and girls tennis players.

  • Boonville’s spiking...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central had one of its best blocking matches but could not match Boonville in kills and lost to the Pioneers 25-18, 25-7, 25-21 in volleyball Thursday.

    Megan Broshears made 11 kills for Boonville, matching the total of Perry Central’s top three hitters combined.

    Olivia Schroeder led the Commodores in kills with five.

    Boonville had 29 assists compared with Perry Central’s 11. Tessa Lynch led Perry Central with six assists.

    Megan Hedinger made seven blocks for the Commodores. Lynch added four and Schroeder made two.

  • Tecumseh tops Tell City

    TELL CITY—Julie Roeder made 21 kills as Tecumseh beat Tell City 17-25, 25-15, 25-20, 25-16 in PAC volleyball Thursday.

    Tell City fell to 0-5 in the conference and 7-9 overall.

    Tecumseh won the junior varsity match 25-22, 18-25, 15-7.

    Megan Austin made eight kills for 3-6 Tell City and Stori Beard added four.

    Cassidy Barnhill made nine digs and Devin Marchand served four aces.

    Tell City will host Cannelton Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

  • Archers overtake Gibson Southern

    TELL CITY—Reese Miller scored two touchdowns in the second half as Tell City beat Gibson Southern 24-12 in eighth grade football Thursday.

    Miller scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 1-yard run in the third quarter. He later scored on a 14-yard pass from Brennan Malone.

    Tell City scored its first-half touchdowns on a 2-yard run by Trevor Zuelly and a 59-yard pass from Chris Schaefer to Drew Mowery.

    On defense Malone intercepted a pass and Jimmy Phillips recovered a fumble.

  • PC boys, girls win Lincoln Trail...

    TELL CITY—Perry Central placed three boys in the top five in the Lincoln Trail Invitational boys cross country race Tuesday. But moves by two other Perry Central runners down the stretch helped the Commodores win the meet.

    The Commodores also won the girls meet.

    They won the boys meet for the second year in a row. The last Perry County team to repeat as champion was Tell City in 1978, when it won for the fifth year in a row.

  • PC second in Brown County Eagle...

    NASHVILLE—Perry Central placed all five of its scorers in the top 18 to take second in the smaller-school division of the Eagle Classic boys cross country meet Saturday.

    Zach Wilson placed 20th to lead Tell City to seventh in the 16-team meet.

    North Harrison, with an enrollment over 700, qualified for the smaller-school division and won it with 34 points to Perry Central’s 57.

    Eric Scheiber placed sixth in 16:32.94 to lead Perry Central. But North Harrison had four scorers ahead of him, including winner Tyler Byrne.

  • Tell City vs. Perry Central...

    TELL CITY—Tell City and Perry Central will meet in varsity football for the third consecutive year 7 p.m. Friday at Legion Field.

    Prior to 2007 the two schools played each other in every level of football but varsity.

    When they finally met in a Friday night game that year, it drew an overflow crowd.

    Last year with Tell City having a small, young team and with some of the curiosity factor about how the teams would match up removed, the game drew a much smaller crowd at Perry Central.