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Today's Sports

  • Marksmen spike Pike Central; now...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes made 18 kills as Tell City defeated Pike Central 25-12, 25-10, 25-10 in PAC volleyball Tuesday to remain unbeaten in the conference.
    Tell City improved to 6-0 in the PAC, still one match ahead of second-place Heritage Hills with two conference matches left.
    Hayes needs just six kills tonight against Mater Dei to become the first Tell City player to reach 2,000 for her career.
    She also made two blocks and served four aces Tuesday.

  • Free balls costly to Cannelton...

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.—Cannelton couldn’t get its bump, set, spike attack going consistently and lost to Hancock County 25-10, 17-25, 25-13, 25-16 in volleyball Thursday.
    “We had 40 free balls,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers. “There were a lot of volleys but we sent the ball over the net most of the time without setting it up.”
    The Bulldogs still got a season-high 11 kills from Allicyn Garrett. Taylor Lawalin added five and Brook Blankenship three.
    Jackie Malone made 14 sets.

  • Marksmen tie Mount Vernon 1-1

    TELL CITY—All the scoring was done in one minute as Tell City tied Mount Vernon 1-1 in boy soccer Thursday.
    The game was scoreless until Mount Vernon got a goal with four minutes left in the first half.
    Thirty seconds later Hunter Sandage scored a goal for Tell City to tie the score.
    From there the defenses took over again.
    “We played an awesome game—it was fun to watch,” said Tell City Coach Austin Fischer.
    “The kids did everything I asked of them, but we just couldn’t find that second goal.”

  • Tell City splits two matches

    TELL CITY—Gibson Southern won a three-set match and a tiebreaker in another to edge Tell City 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Wednesday in the completion of a suspended match.
    Gibson Southern finished undefeated in conference play and Tell City finished 6-2.
    In a battle of returning all-conference players Gibson Southern’s Cody Mann edged Anjan Kashyab 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 in No. 1 singles.
    Gibson Southern’s Chase Maurer edged Zach Fisher 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) in No. 3 singles.

  • Marksmen dominate Wolfpack

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes made 18 kills and seven blocks (six solos) as Tell City beat Crawford County 25-12, 25-20, 25-10 in volleyball Wednesday.
    Kassidie Hayes added four kills.
    Charissa Lahee had 23 assists and made 12 digs. Stori Beard made 15 digs.
    Cassie Bryant served 17 points and Hannah Schaefer added 14, with each of them getting two aces.
    Tell City won the JV match 25-6, 25-20 as Mary Steen served 13 points with two aces.

  • Southridge runners wear Tell...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Southridge overcame early fumbles with a grinding running game to beat Tell City 39-31 in PAC football Friday.

  • Commodores jump on Trojans at...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    OAKLAND CITY—Perry Central scored on its first five possessions in trouncing Wood Memorial 40-7 in football Friday.
    “This was a bounce-back week,” Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson said. “Tonight our (starters) played well. I thought we got off the ball quick and we had some running lanes. When we threw the ball our routes were crisp.
    “We had a good week of practice and we brought it tonight.”

  • Blocking helps Perry Central...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Strong blocking and balanced spiking helped Perry Central beat Heritage Hills 25-21, 25-21, 21-25, 25-15 in volleyball Thursday.
    Sydney Goffinet made 15 kills, Ashley Gengelbach 14, and Hannah Harpenau 12. Grace James had 34 assists.
    “We had to spread it out (to keep Patriot blockers from keying on Gengelbach),” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet. “Sydney had a great night—she went 30 for 34 (hitting).

  • Commodores run to win over Tell...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central rushed for 265 yards on 39 carries and beat Tell City 24-14 in JV football Monday.
    “Our line fired off the ball real well and stayed with their blocks,” said Perry Central Coach Nathan Toothman.
    That gave running room to Max Tribbe, who gained 130 yards on nine carries, and Jacob Braun, who gained 43 yards on 15 carries. They each scored a touchdown.
    Lane Lynch threw a 7-yard pass to Josh Taylor for the Commodores’ other touchdown.

  • Wood Memorial shuts out Marksmen...

    OAKLAND CITY—Strong defense kept Tell City in the game, but again the Marksmen couldn’t score in a 1-0 boys soccer loss to Wood Memorial Tuesday.
    “We played very well,” said Tell City Coach Austin Fischer. “We just couldn’t find anyone who could score.
    “We got a few good shots. The second half we loaded up on offense but we still couldn’t score.”
    It was the sixth game in a row the Marksmen have been shut out.