Today's Sports

  • PC boys 4th at Bedford

    BEDFORD—Perry Central placed all five of its scorers in the top 38 to finish fourth in the Ted Fox Memorial boys cross country invitational Saturday.

    Two of the teams that finished ahead of the Commodores are ranked in the top eight in the state by IndianaRunner.com. And the Commodores beat Franklin Central, which is ranked 18th.

    Tell City finished 15th in the 25-team race.

    Eric Scheiber placed 14th in 16:43.47 to lead Perry Central.

  • Marksmen lose three matches

    MOUNT VERNON—Tell City made only two ace serves in an 11-25, 25-19, 15-13 volleyball loss to Vincennes Lincoln Saturday.

    Elizabeth Kohnert led Tell City hitters with 10 kills and two blocks.

    McKenzie Hayes had six kills and nine assists, Josalyn Ress had eight assists, and Hana Reed made 11 digs.

    Tell City also lost to Mount Vernon 25-19, 25-22 despite seven kills by Kohnert.

    Hayes had 10 assists and two blocks and served two aces that match.

    Ress added six assists and Reed made six digs.

  • Tecumseh overpowers Bulldogs

    LYNNVILLE—Cannelton could not stop Tecumseh’s spiking and lost to the Braves 25-5, 25-13, 25-5 in volleyball Tuesday.

    “They’re a lot bigger than we are,” said Cannelton Coach Heather Garrison. “One of their girls is a real big hitter and we had a hard time blocking her.”

    Hannah Baur made eight spikes to lead Cannelton. Jaci Garrett and Leah Mascolo each added five and Sarah Powers made four.

    Powers and Allicyn Garrett each made two kills. Nakaa Myers aided the hitters with 27 sets.

  • Southridge holds off Tell City

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge won No. 2 singles and both doubles matches to beat Tell City 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Friday.

    Tell City’s Anjan Kashyab beat John Veatch 6-4, 6-3 in No. 1 singles.

    The Marksmen also won in No. 3 singles, as Chris Kohnert outlasted Seth Payne 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (7-5).

    Southridge’s Phil Buening beat Greg Hollinden 6-4, 6-3 in No. 2 singles.

    The Raiders won both doubles matches in straight sets.

    Kyle Dischinger and Matt Blesch beat Trent Wheatley and Patrick Hagedorn 6-4, 6-2 in No. 1.

  • Marksmen win tourney in OT

    POSEYVILLE—Christoph Drexler made the final penalty kick as Tell City beat Gibson Southern 5-4 to win North Posey’s junior varsity soccer tourney Saturday.

    Gibson Southern led 2-0 with five minutes left in regulation, but Drexler scored two goals in a three-minute span to tie the game.

    The teams were still tied 2-2 after two overtime periods, necessitating the move to penalty kicks.

    Gibson Southern made two of its five penalty kicks, and Kyli Smithson and A.J. Flynn each made one for Tell City.

  • PC crushes Trojans

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central took control of the line of scrimmage and game early in a 49-2 football victory over Wood Memorial Friday.

    Andrew Harpenau took the opening kickoff 61 yards down the sideline to Wood Memorial’s 6-yard line.

    On the first play from scrimmage Mikey Wilkerson dashed in for his first of four touchdowns on the night.

    Backfield teammate T.J. Hall kicked the extra point to give the Commodores a 7-0 lead with just 18 seconds off the clock.

  • Raiders run past TC early in game

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge rode a strong first-half running game to a 31-14 PAC football victory over Tell City Friday.

    The Raiders rushed for 154 yards on 23 carries in the first half and scored four touchdowns—all on the ground—in the first 161⁄2 minutes.

    Tell City’s defense stiffened in the second half, holding the Raiders to only a safety.

  • Marksmen spike Wolfpack

    TELL CITY—Elizabeth Kohnert made 16 kills as Tell City beat Crawford County 25-10, 25-19, 25-11 in volleyball Wednesday.

    McKenzie Hayes added eight kills and Jamie Brinksneader and Josalyn Ress each made seven.

    “We’re finally getting to where we’re hitting the ball really well,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “Our setters are starting to know where our hitters want the ball, and our passing was better tonight.

    “We hit the ball really well with very few errors.”

  • Patriots turn back Perry Central

    LINCOLN CITY—Strong serve reception helped Heritage Hills beat Perry Central 25-10, 25-10, 32-30 in volleyball Thursday.

    Perry Central was able to get only two ace serves down against the Patriots.

    The Commodores had a strong spiking game, though. Jessica Huber made nine kills, Megan Hedinger eight, and Ashley Gengelbach seven.

    Those three combined to go 62 for 78 spiking overall.

    Gengelbach made four blocks and Huber added two.

    Tessa Lynch had nine assists and Sloan Harpenau added five.

  • How do fans pick which teams to...

    When the NFL used replacement players during the 1987 players strike, some said fans wouldn’t mind because they root for their team’s shirts, regardless of which players are wearing them.

    Crowd were down, but still thousands attended each game. So perhaps those fans did root for the shirts of their hometown team.

    But living hours away from any major professional team, how do Perry Countians choose which pro teams to root for?