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Today's Sports

  • Tell City cheerleaders qualify...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    NEW CASTLE—Tell City High School’s cheerleading squad will compete in the Indiana Cheer Championship State Finals at New Castle High School  Saturday.
    Tell City’s squad is scheduled to compete at 11:43 a.m. Perry County time.
    Tell City qualified by placing fourth among nine teams in Class 2A (classes based on each school’s basketball classification) at the state championship preliminary competition last Saturday at Pendleton Heights High School.

  • Peter 80th in state meet

    TERRE HAUTE—Perry Central junior Cathryn Peter improved her time and place slightly over last year at the IHSAA girls state cross country meet Saturday.

  • Cannelton winter schedules

    Boys Varsity Basketball
    November
    19    Crawford County Jamboree    T    5:00
    23    Wood Memorial    T    7:30
    26    Tell City    T    6:00
    December
      2    Perry Central    H    6:30
      3    South Central    H    5:30

  • 2011-12 Perry Central...

    Boys Varsity-JV Basketball
    November
    19    Crawford Co. Scrimmage    T    5:00
    29    Tell City    T    6:30
    December
      2    Cannelton    T    6:30
      9    Wood Memorial    H    6:30
    10    Evansville Mater Dei    H    3:00

  • Bull’s-eye

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City is named for a man famous for his archery prowess. So it’s fitting that the city has now produced one of the top high school archers in the country.

  • Tell City plans alumni game to...

    TELL CITY—Tell City High School will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its boys basketball team on Saturday, Nov. 26, at its game with Cannelton.
    Tell City’s program has accumulated 1,129 documented wins in school history since becoming an IHSAA member.
    The celebration will begin with an alumni game from 5 to 5:40 p.m. The junior varsity game will start at 6 p.m. and the varsity game at 7:30 p.m. A postgame reception in Tell City will follow at a location to be determined.

  • Hayes, Reed named to All-PAC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City’s McKenzie Hayes and Hana Reed were elected to the All-PAC volleyball team in voting by league coaches Monday.
    Hayes, a junior, made the 15-girl team for the second year in a row. She joins Kara Kessans, Renee Alvey, Emily Harpenau and Kara McClintic as the only Tell City girls to make all-conference in volleyball twice.
    Hayes was the top vote-getter among the all-around players after finishing second in that voting last year.

  • Peter qualifies for state

    NASHVILLE—Perry Central junior Cathryn Peter qualified for the state cross country meet again and Alex Newton just missed with their performances in the Brown County semistate Saturday.
    The top six teams and the top 15 individuals in the 20-team semistates qualified for state.
    Perry Central was eighth in the boys meet—13 points behind sixth-place Seymour—and 11th in the girls meet—65 points behind sixth-place New Albany.
    “Both teams had a legitimate shot at making it (to state),” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett of his squads. “But everyone had to be on on the same day.”

  • Trojans oust Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    OAKLAND CITY—Dropped balls and inconsistent hitting hurt Cannelton in a 25-13, 25-18, 25-17 loss to Wood Memorial in the semifinals of the Class A volleyball sectional Saturday.

    Cannelton built a 5-1 lead in the third game as Sarah Powers served three consecutive points--one on a kill by Taylor Childers and one on an ace.
    But Powers’ next serve went out of bounds and Wood Memorial replied with four points served by Bonnie Breker to take a 6-5 lead.
    Cannelton tied the score 6-6 but never led again.

  • Tell City defeats PC in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—McKen-zie Hayes made 18 kills, 11 digs and three blocks as Tell City beat Perry Central 25-12, 25-22, 25-15 in the Class 2A volleyball sectional semifinals Saturday afternoon.

    Hayes also set the ball up for eight assists. Charissa Lahee had nine assists, made 12 digs, and served 13 points, including two aces.
    Stori Beard added nine digs, five kills and two assists. Logan Flannagan made four kills and Kassidie Hayes added three kills and three blocks.
    Hana Reed made 11 digs and served 11 points. Taylor Benningfield made six digs.