Today's Sports

  • Peter qualifies for state

    NASHVILLE—Perry Central junior Cathryn Peter qualified for the state cross country meet again and Alex Newton just missed with their performances in the Brown County semistate Saturday.
    The top six teams and the top 15 individuals in the 20-team semistates qualified for state.
    Perry Central was eighth in the boys meet—13 points behind sixth-place Seymour—and 11th in the girls meet—65 points behind sixth-place New Albany.
    “Both teams had a legitimate shot at making it (to state),” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett of his squads. “But everyone had to be on on the same day.”

  • Trojans oust Cannelton

    Sports Editor

    OAKLAND CITY—Dropped balls and inconsistent hitting hurt Cannelton in a 25-13, 25-18, 25-17 loss to Wood Memorial in the semifinals of the Class A volleyball sectional Saturday.

    Cannelton built a 5-1 lead in the third game as Sarah Powers served three consecutive points--one on a kill by Taylor Childers and one on an ace.
    But Powers’ next serve went out of bounds and Wood Memorial replied with four points served by Bonnie Breker to take a 6-5 lead.
    Cannelton tied the score 6-6 but never led again.

  • Tell City defeats PC in...

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—McKen-zie Hayes made 18 kills, 11 digs and three blocks as Tell City beat Perry Central 25-12, 25-22, 25-15 in the Class 2A volleyball sectional semifinals Saturday afternoon.

    Hayes also set the ball up for eight assists. Charissa Lahee had nine assists, made 12 digs, and served 13 points, including two aces.
    Stori Beard added nine digs, five kills and two assists. Logan Flannagan made four kills and Kassidie Hayes added three kills and three blocks.
    Hana Reed made 11 digs and served 11 points. Taylor Benningfield made six digs.

  • Mater Dei defeats Tell City for...

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Momen-tum can change quickly in a volleyball match as Tell City discovered in a 22-25, 25-13, 25-22, 25-17 loss to Mater Dei in the Forest Park Class 2A sectional championship match Saturday.

    Tell City appeared to have momentum after grinding out a 25-22 win in the first game.
    McKenzie Hayes made at least six kills for the Marksmen in that game. She made a free-ball kill for the final point after Mater Dei dug up two of her spikes during that volley.

  • George doing great job with...

    Hall of Fame pitcher Warren Spahn’s major league career started with four games for the Boston Braves in 1942, when Casey Stengel managed them to a 59-89 record.
    Spahn ended his career with the New York Mets at age 44 in 1965, when Stengel managed them to a 31-64 record before retiring after he broke his leg.
    In between managing those losing teams Stengel won 10 pennants and seven World Series—including a record five in a row—in 12 years managing the New York Yankees, 1949-60.

  • PC spikes Southridge

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Perry Central’s blocking and digging kept Southridge’s kills to a minimum as the Commodores beat the Raiders 25-22, 23-25, 26-24, 25-18 in the first round of the Class 2A volleyball sectional Thursday.

  • Marksmen come back to sweep...

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—McKenzie Hayes made 23 kills and Tell City made an impressive third-game comeback to sweep North Posey 25-19, 25-13, 30-28 in the first round of the Class 2A volleyball sectional Thursday.

  • Southridge turns Tell City’s...

    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Southridge converted three Tell City fumbles into 21 points and defeated the Marksmen 49-7 in sectional football first-round action Friday.

  • Linton’s versatility too much...

    Sports Editor

    LINTON—Perry Central achieved some of its defensive goals but Linton-Stockton used its variety of weapons to beat the Commodores 48-7 in first-round football sectional action Friday.

  • Tell City runner-up in...

    FERDINAND--Tell City played a strong first game but lost to Mater Dei 22-25, 25-13, 25-22, 25-17 in the championship match of the Forest Park Class 2A volleyball sectional Saturday night.

    “We played hard and fought to the end--we just didn't get it done," said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes.

    “The first game we were in sync," she added. “Then after that we were not in sync. They're a very good defending team and they were covering everything."