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Today's Sports

  • Cannelton earns first volleyball...

    SELLERSBURG—Mikah Hemmings made four kills, five digs and three saves and served two aces as Cannelton beat Rock Creek 25-19, 25-20 in Rock Creek’s volleyball round-robin Saturday.
    Allicyn Garrett added three blocks as the Bulldogs earned their first victory of the season.
    Taylor Lawalin and Jackie Malone each made 10 sets.
    “We talked and moved and played really well,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers. “It was probably our best game of the year.”

  • PC wins nine-team Evansville...

    EVANSVILLE—Hannah Harpenau made six kills and seven digs and served seven aces as Perry Central beat Washington 25-12, 25-13 to win the Evansville Invitational volleyball tourney Saturday.
    Ashley Gengelbach added three kills and five blocks. Grace James had nine assists.
    Jennifer Kemp made eight digs and Brittany Parker added five.
    Perry Central beat Pike Central 25-2, 25-18 and host Evansville Central 25-17, 25-14 in pool play and Reitz 25-15, 25-11 in the tourney semifinals to advance to the championship match.

  • Marksmen beat Rangers; win...

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes made 27 kills, six blocks (three solo) and 15 digs as Tell City beat Forest Park 25-15, 25-22, 25-11 in PAC volleyball Tuesday.
    The Marksmen, ranked No. 5 in the state in Class 2A this week, improved to 14-1 overall and 4-0 in the PAC. Every other team has at least one loss in conference play.
    Logan Flannagan made five kills and Kassidie Hayes made four kills and six blocks (three solo) to back McKenzie Hayes on the front line.
    Charissa Lahee had 17 assists and served 22 points.

  • Friday’s TC vs. PC game may be...

    Perry Central will host Tell City Friday at 7 p.m. for the sixth edition of what is commonly referred to as their county rivalry football game.
    Tell City Coach Ryan George disagrees with that label, though.
    “I told the team people talk about this being a rivalry game but it’s not—it’s been a total domination game,” George said Monday, referring to Perry Central’s 5-0 record in the local teams’ meetings so far.

  • Peter leads PC girls to 3rd in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Cathryn Peter placed fourth to lead Perry Central to third among eight complete teams in the Lincoln Trail Invitational girls cross country meet Tuesday.
    Daviess County won with 27 points. Perry Central scored 95 and Tell City was eighth with 167.
    Peter ran the hilly 5-kilometer course in 19:48.38, meeting her goal of breaking 20 minutes.
    Teammate Megan Thomas was 14th in 21:53.33.

  • PC boys 2nd, Tell City 5th in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Alex Newton placed second and Perry Central used its depth to place second in team standings at the Lincoln Trail Invitational boys cross country meet Tuesday.
    Evansville North won the 12-team meet with 68 points, three ahead of Perry Central. Daviess County, one of the top teams in its class in Kentucky, was third with 105 points.
    Tell City was fifth with 122 points, just four behind PAC rival Forest Park.

  • Bosse shuts out Marksmen 3-0

    TELL CITY—Bosse shut out Tell City 3-0 in boys soccer Thursday, but Tell City Coach Austin Fischer was pleased that his team showed improvement.
    “We played well and we played as a team,” Fischer said. “This team beat us 7-0 earlier (in Bosse’s tourney Aug. 18).”
    Thursday’s game was tied 0-0 at halftime and Bosse did not score its first goal until 20 minutes into the second half.

  • Tell City improves to 5-0 in PAC

    PETERSBURG—Tell City won all three singles matches and a marathon No. 2 doubles match to beat Pike Central 4-1 in PAC boys tennis Thursday.
    The Marksmen improved to 5-0 in the PAC as they took another step toward their first ever conference title.
    “This match revealed our team’s ability to play from behind,” said Tell City Coach Nick Weyer. “Both doubles teams lost the first set and were able to refocus and battle to a third set. I was quite impressed with both doubles teams’ efforts after a somewhat shaky start.”

  • Commodores out-pass Marksmen for...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Both teams had several big hitters but it was Perry Central’s passing that made the difference in the Commodores’ 25-19, 23-25, 25-19, 25-20 volleyball win over Tell City Thursday.

  • Miller, Marksmen run past Pike...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Tell City's defense forced two turnovers that helped the Marksmen defeat Pike Central 20-6 in PAC football Friday.
    The Marksmen started fast, scoring on their first possession.
    They started it on their 49-yard line. Reese Miller carried the ball on four of the six plays of the drive, gaining 16, 5, 16 and 8 yards, with the last carry good for a touchdown with 7:55 left in the first quarter.
    Tell City’s extra-point-kick attempt was blocked.