Today's Sports

  • Perry Central spikes Orleans

    ORLEANS—Ashley Gengelbach made 18 kills and seven blocks as Perry Central beat Orleans 25-19, 21-25, 25-17, 25-18.
    Hannah Harpenau added 14 kills and Sydney Goffinet had 12. Each of them made only four bad spikes.
    Harpenau made two blocks.
    Grace James had 35 assists.
    The Commodores also served well. Lauren Davis, Grace James and Brittany Parker combined to go 49 for 51 serving with eight aces.
    Davis was 19 for 20 with four aces and James 16 for 16 with three aces.

  • Tell City upsets Southridge

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Strong back-row play and McKenzie Hayes’ 30 kills helped Tell City beat Southridge 25-17, 19-25, 25-20, 25-21 in PAC volleyball Thursday.

  • PC falls in opener

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Corydon Central used its quickness to score on four big plays and defeated Perry Central 42-6 in football Friday.

  • Wildcats top Tell City

    Sports Editor

    MOUNT VERNON—Mount Vernon took advantage of its receivers’ height advantage to beat Tell City 48-20 in football Friday.

  • North Posey defeats Tell City

    POSEYVILLE—Anjan Kashyab won in No. 1 singles, but North Posey won all the other matches to beat Tell City 4-1 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.
    Kashyab dispatched Kyle Voegel in straight sets 6-1, 6-0.
    The closest match was in No. 2 singles, where Reed Gerteisen beat Tell City freshman Jeff Yeung 6-3, 6-2.
    Griffin Motz shut out Zach Fischer 6-0, 6-0 in No. 3 singles.
    The Vikings won both doubles matches in straight sets.
    Drake Davenport and Jacob Brenton beat Tyler Groves and Dakota Braunecker 6-1, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles.

  • Stein repeats as champion of...

    TELL CITY—Cody Stein, a Heritage Hills graduate now on the University of Evansville’s cross country team, won the Schweizer Fest six-mile road run in 31:07 Saturday.
    His time was the fastest since Nick Waninger, who also ran for Heritage Hills and U of E, won it in 30:48 in 2004.
    Stein, who won for the second year in a row, beat runner-up Ryan Wells by 1 minute, 24 seconds.
    Brian Denny was third in 33:08 and current Perry Central cross country star Alex Newton was fourth in 33:50.

  • Perry Central, Tell City will...

    Sports Editor

    Perry County teams have dominated the southwestern Indiana cross country landscape in recent years.
    Last year Perry Central’s boys team won its fifth consecutive Jasper sectional and Tell City placed second. Both won conference titles, Tell City in the Pocket and Perry Central in the Patoka Lake conference.
    This year looks like more of the same, with both heavily favored in their conference and favored to duke it out for the sectional title.

  • Marksmen tie Pike Central 3-3

    PETERSBURG—Ryan Hackbarth scored two goals as Tell City tied Pike Central 3-3 in PAC boys soccer Tuesday.
    Pike Central built a 3-1 first-half lead. Hackbarth scored the Marksmen’s only goal in that half.
    Daniel Aiteaga scored on a penalty kick early in the second half and Hackbarth tied the score with a goal on an assist from Hunter Sandage with six minutes left.
    “We had several shots after that but we just couldn’t get them to go,” said Tell City Coach Don Foerster. “We controlled the second half.

  • Tell City spikes Huskies

    EVANSVILLE—McKenzie Hayes had 27 kills, four blocks, nine assists and four ace serves as Tell City beat Evansville North 25-18, 25-15, 25-11 in volleyball Monday.
    “We played really well tonight,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “Everything came together.
    “Our hitting was on—we had very few errors. We had a lot of good serve-receives, and defensively we played really well.”
    Stori Beard added six kills to Tell City’s attack and Devin Marchand, Logan Flannagan and Jami Rowe each made four.

  • Kemp, Commodores outserve...

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Strong serving by Jennifer Kemp broke open the third game as Perry Central defeated Cannelton 25-9, 25-23, 25-12 in a volleyball season opener Tuesday.