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Today's Sports

  • Volleyball sectional pairings set

    INDIANAPOLIS - Tell City and Perry Central each drew into the long bracket of the Perry Central Class 2A volleyball sectional in pairings drawn by the IHSAA Monday.

    The six-team sectional will start with two matches next Thursday, Oct. 23.

    Tell City will play Forest Park at 6 p.m., followed by Perry Central vs. South Spencer at approximately 7:30 p.m.

    The winners of those matches will meet in the first semifinal match 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25.

    That will be followed by North Posey vs. Mater Dei, the two teams with first-round byes, at approximately 12:30 p.m.

  • Perry Central, Paoli in battle...

    PAOLI - Perry Central's 18-game PLAC football winning streak, the longest current winning streak in any conference in southwestern Indiana, will be on the line when the Commodores face unbeaten Paoli Friday at 7 p.m.

    The Commodores have won the last four conference titles and have not lost a conference game since falling 16-7 at Springs Valley Oct. 10, 2003.

    They are 8-0 overall this season and are up to No. 4 in the state in this week's Class A coaches poll.

    Paoli is also 8-0 overall and 4-0 in the conference this year and is ranked 12th in the Class 2A coaches poll.

  • PC 2nd, Tell City 3rd in girls...

    JASPER - Perry Central put four runners in the top 10 but placed second due to injuries to their fifth and sixth runners in the girls cross country sectional Tuesday.

    Tell City freshman Sarah Goffinet won the race and led Tell City to third place.

    Thus both Perry County teams were among the five qualifying for the regional, to be held at Crawford County Saturday at 9:30 a.m.

    Heritage Hills won the seven-team sectional with 50 points. Perry Central scored 79 and Tell City 91.

  • PC boys win third sectional in a...

    JASPER - Perry Central placed four runners in the top nine Tuesday to win the nine-team Jasper boys cross country sectional for the third year in a row.

    Tell City placed second with five finishers in the top 19.

    Thus both Perry County team qualified for the regional, as the top five teams advance.

    Cannelton did not have a team score, as it had only two boys competing.

    Perry Central junior Jake Schwartz placed third in 16:54.31.

  • Alvey named to NW Missouri Hall...

    MARYVILLE, Mo. - Former Tell City basketball star and coach Dave Alvey has been elected to the Northwest Missouri State University Athletic Hall of Fame.

    He will be inducted into the hall Friday.

    A 6-foot-5 forward who graduated from Tell City in 1973, Alvey went on to set the career scoring record at Northwest Missouri State, an NCAA Division II school, and is still second on that list today.

    He scored 1,747 points for the Bearcats and grabbed 677 rebounds, which is fourth on the school's all-time list.

  • PC boys, girls PLAC champs

    PAOLI - All of Perry Central's scorers placed in the top 10 as the Commodores won the junior high boys and girls PLAC cross country meets Thursday.

    The Commodores placed six boys in the top 10 in the boys race.

    Paul Schwartz won it in 11:13. Abe Schwartz was second in 11:18 and Alex Newton third in 11:19.

    Andrew Huber was sixth in 11:52 and Nathan Schwartz seventh in 11:57 to complete the Commodores' scoring.

    Their sixth man, Nathan Bashor, was ninth in 12:16.

  • Kast, Hollinden advance in...

    JASPER - Tell City's Andy Kast and Greg Hollinden beat Cole Samples and Addison Hill of Evansville North 6-2, 6-4 in the No. 1 doubles boys tennis sectional Wednesday.

    The victory gave Kast and Hollinden a six-match winning streak.

    They advanced to the finals Saturday, where they were scheduled to play Chris Campbell and Tanner Niehaus of Jasper.

    The winner of that match will face the winner of the Silver Creek doubles sectional at the doubles regional at Carmel this Saturday.

    That will be followed by the state finals the following weekend at Park Tudor.

  • Chinn named to All-PAC team

    TELL CITY - Tell City senior Andy Chinn was named to the All-PAC boys tennis team in voting by conference coaches last week.

    Chinn played No. 1 singles for the Marksmen all season and compiled a 5-3 record in conference matches.

    He was 11-7 overall. He won his match against Heritage Hills, a PAC opponent, in the team sectional, though Tell City lost to the Patriots. So he advanced to the individual sectional for No. 1 singles players.

    His season ended there with a 6-4, 6-4 loss to Justin Poirier of Evansville North Wednesday.

  • Blackhawks outserve PC

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central had trouble handling Springs Valley's serves in a 25-16, 25-17, 25-9 PLAC volleyball loss to the Blackhawks Thursday.

    "Tonight we needed to improve our serve-receive," said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet. "But they had some very strong servers."

    Genet also mentioned that the Commodores "have to hit the ball in," as several of their spikes went out of bounds.

    "But at the same time we did some things very well tonight. We saved more balls than usual."

    Hilarie Hahus made 12 digs for the Commodores and Jessica Huber added eight.

  • Tell City outspikes Paoli

    PAOLI - Leslie Poole and Julie Davis each made 15 digs as Tell City beat Paoli 25-18, 25-15, 25-13 in volleyball Thursday.

    Lauren Goffinet added 11 digs and Catelyn Zuelly made 10.

    "Our passing was a lot better tonight," said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. "If we can pass, we can win."

    The digs helped lead to 10 kills apiece for Goffinet and Elizabeth Kohnert. Brittney Harth added five.

    Davis set the ball for 21 assists and also made four blocks. Goffinet made five blocks.