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Today's Sports

  • Marksmen place second in North...

    RAMSEY—Elizabeth Kohnert made nine kills and four blocks as Tell City beat Salem 25-14, 25-16 in the first round of North Harrison’s volleyball tourney Saturday.

    Josalyn Ress and McKenzie Hayes each added five kills. Hayes had 11 assists and Ress eight.

    Leslie Poole made 19 digs and Hana Reed added 15.

    Tell City then lost to North Harrison 25-16, 25-18 in the championship match of the four-team tourney.

    Kohnert and Hayes each made 11 kills in that match. Jamie Brinksneader and Mackenzie Weyer each added five.

  • Commodores spike Eagles

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central used a balanced spiking attack to beat Lanesville 25-13, 25-20, 25-19 in volleyball Monday.

    Jessica Huber made eight kills, Megan Hedinger and Olivia Schroeder each added five, and Ashley Gengelbach and Victoria Lutgring each made three.

    Tessa Lynch had 14 assists for the Commodores.

    Lynch served four aces and made nine digs.

    Hilarie Hahus added eight digs and three aces. Huber made five digs and Sloan Harpenau and Jennifer Kemp each served three aces.

    Gengelbach made four blocks.

  • Goffinet, Peter, Newton 2nd at...

    MARENGO—Three Perry County runners placed second in their grade at Crawford County’s cross country invitational Saturday.

    Unique among area cross country meets, this one features separate finishes for runners in each grade. Each school’s team score is then determined by adding the total times of its top five runners—regardless of which race they ran.

    Perry Central finished sixth among 23 complete boys teams despite not running is top six runners. Tell City finished seventh.

  • Marksmen 7th in girls golf...

    JASPER—No Tell City player shot under 120 as the Marksmen finished seventh among seven complete teams in the Jasper girls golf sectional Saturday.

    Jasper won with 341 strokes. Tell City shot 489, five behind sixth-place Springs Valley.

    Jessica Ballman shot 120, C.J. Fentress 121, Amber Fentress 123, and Kelly Hess 125 for Tell City.

    A bright spot for the Marksmen was “our putting improved greatly over the year,” said Tell City Coach Jim Meek.

  • Perry Central runs past Tell...

    LEOPOLD—Levi Hilgenhold and Hunter LaGrange combined for 222 yards rushing and four touchdowns as Perry Central beat Tell City 32-6 in reserve football Monday.

    Hilgenhold carried the ball 14 times for 114 yards and one touchdown. LaGrange ran 13 times for 108 yards and three touchdowns.

    “Our line opened up some good holes,” said Perry Central Coach Nathan Toothman. “This is one of the better games they’ve had.”

  • 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.