Today's Sports

  • Patriots hold off Tell City

    TELL CITY—A few untimely mistakes hurt Tell City in a 23-25, 25-15, 18-25, 25-19, 15-4 PAC volleyball loss to Heritage Hills Tuesday.

    “It was probably the best match we’ve played,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “I felt like we hustled, set the right people, and the passing was there.”

    But an occasional serve-reception error or lack of communication hurt the Marksmen in the second- and fourth-game losses.

  • Cannelton goes 0-3 in Orleans...

    ORLEANS—Cannelton won only one game in three matches as the Bulldogs went 0-3 in Orleans’ volleyball tourney Saturday.

    No statistics were available for the Bulldogs. They are usually kept by players on the bench, but the Bulldogs took only 12 players and played varsity and junior varsity matches at the same time, so every Bulldog player was always on the court.

    The Bulldogs went 1-2 in the junior varsity tourney.

    They beat Crawford County 25-8, 25-13, lost to Trinity Lutheran in straight sets, and lost to Orleans 17-25, 25-20, 15-14.

  • Inconsistency plagues Marksmen

    TELL CITY—C.J. Fentress shot her best round of the season but Tell City lost to Boonville 236-246 in girls golf Tuesday.

    Fentress and Boonville’s Shelly Schneider each shot a 53 to tie for medalist honors.

    Fentress shot a 10 on the second hole but didn’t let it bother her. She came back with a birdie on the par-3 third hole.

    “She hit the ball very well today,” said Tell City Coach Jim Meek.

    Some other Tell City players who shot strong scores in their previous match had weak ones in this one, though.

  • PC routs Wolfpack

    MARENGO—Perry Central’s football team is known for a lot of power running up the middle but proved Friday it can work with whatever the defense gives it.

    The Commodores used a lot of passing and outside runnig early to build a lead en route to crushing Crawford County 48-12.

    Dee Jay Shaw threw 14-yard passes to Dane Ransom and D.J. Newton on the Commodores’ first drive.

    The Commodores threw on four of eight plays on that possession, including once on first down.

    T.J. Hall also ran a sweep for 15 yards on that drive.

  • Rebels capitalize on Tell City...

    REO—South Spencer converted three Tell City turnovers into 21 points in beating the Marksmen 42-14 in Pocket Athletic Conference football Friday.

    Tell City defensive coordinator Ronnie Robinson said, “You can’t turn the ball over that many times (four) and expect to win.”

    South Spencer’s Austin Ball recovered a Tell City fumble at the  Marksman 44-yard line early in the first quarter.

  • PC girls 1st, boys 2nd in North...

    RAMSEY—Perry Central placed all five of its scorers in the top 26 to repeat as champion of the 19-team North Harrison girls cross country invitational Thursday.

    Tell City, led by third-place finisher Sarah Goffinet, placed sixth.

    Perry Central placed second in the 24-team boys race and Tell City was seventh.

    Goffinet ran the girls race in 20:20 to lead all Perry County runners. She finished behind only Erika Wilson of Eastern and Phoebe Bauer of New Albany.

    But Perry Central’s five scorers all finished ahead of Tell City’s No. 2 runner.

  • Marksmen outspike Lanesville

    TELL CITY—Tell City used a balanced spiking attack to beat Lanesville 25-20, 25-6, 25-16 in volleyball Thursday.

    Jamie Brinksneader made eight kills, McKenzie Hayes and Elizabeth Kohnert each added seven, and Brittney Harth made six.

    Hayes had four assists and Miranda Zuelly added eight.

    Leslie Poole and Kohnert each served 12 points and Hana Reed added 11. Hayes served four aces and Kohnert added three.

    On defense Poole made 11 digs and Reed added nine, and Hayes made two blocks.

  • Commodores fall to Tecumseh

    LYNNVILLE—Excellent serve reception helped Tecumseh beat Perry Central 25-20, 25-12, 25-12 in volleyball Thursday.

    Perry Central got only two ace serves in against the Braves.

    Megan Hedinger led Perry Central in kills with 10. Olivia Schroeder added five and Jessica Huber four.

    Hedinger made four blocks and Schroeder added two.

    Tessa Lynch had 11 assists, Jennifer Kemp eight, and Sloan Harpenau five.

    Huber made 12 digs and Lynch and Hilarie Hahus each added seven.

    Tecumseh won the junior varsity match 25-18, 25-24.

  • Whitesville holds off Cannelton

    WHITESVILLE, Ky.—Five bad serves hurt Cannelton in a 24-26, 25-20, 25-15 volleyball loss to Whitesville Trinity Thursday.

    Cannelton did have “a lot of good spikes,” said Coach Heather Garrison. “I’m definitely seeing improvement.”

    Sarah Powers and Allicyn Garrett each made six spikes and Jaci Garrett and Sammie James each added five. Three of Allicyn Garrett’s went for kills.

    Nakaa Myers made 28 good sets.

    Cannelton served nine aces, including three by Jaci Garrett.

  • Tell City subdues Crawford County

    TELL CITY—Tell City won all three singles matches and No. 1 doubles to beat Crawford County 4-1 in boys tennis Wednesday.

    The Marksmen swept the singles matches in straight sets.

    Anjan Kashyab beat C.J. Shelton 6-2, 6-2 in No. 1, Greg Hollinden beat Jared Purcell 6-1, 6-4 in No. 2, and Christopher Kohnert defeated Jarret Denzinger 6-2, 6-3 in No. 3.

    Mike Richmer and Trent Wheatley outlasted Patrick Allen and Jesse Baize 6-7 (2), 6-2, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles.