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Today's Sports

  • Tell City to face North Posey...

    POSEYVILLE - Tell City will try to stop North Posey's power running game when the two teams meet in PAC football Friday at 7:30 p.m.

    Tell City Coach Don Hitz said the 4-2 Vikings have a strong offensive line and some strong backs, led by 6-foot-1, 225-pound senior Frank Rynkiewich. "He's a big kid with speed."

    The Vikings usually use a power-I offense.

    "They're going to power it at you," said Hitz. "They're just really, really strong offensively and they're quick."

  • Containing Mitchell's...

    MITCHELL - Stopping Mitchell's running game will be Perry Central's first goal when the two meet in PLAC football Friday at 7 p.m.

    The 1-5 Bluejackets have "had some problems with their execution," said Perry Central Coach Mike Spencer Monday. "Their running game at times looks OK, but it's not as consistent as it needs to be. They do have some quick kids, though."

    He said their best runner is their quarterback, Andrew Ritchison, a 5-foot-10, 140-pound senior, who runs frequently on option plays.

    Thomas Isom, a 6-2, 190-pound junior running back, is also quick.

  • Raiders run past Commodores

    LEOPOLD - Southridge rushed for 251 yards as it beat Perry Central 23-6 in reserve football Monday.

    "I think we were stronger, but they were quicker than us," said Perry Central Coach Ron Gibson.

    The Raiders built a 15-0 lead before Lucas Bryant scored a Perry Central touchdown on a 3-yard run with 4:00 left in the second quarter.

    The score was still 15-6 when Perry Central made a 45-yard kickoff return to start the third quarter.

    But a fumble at the end of that return gave the ball back to Southridge.

  • Perry Central boys win sectional...

    JASPER - Jasper's cross country invitational is generally a preview of the sectional to be held on the same course two weeks later.

    That should be encouraging to Perry Central's boys team, which won the invitational by 48 points over runner-up Heritage Hills Tuesday.

    "The guys had a nice meet tonight," said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett.

    Tell City finished fifth in the 10-team meet with 122 points, though the Marksmen ran without their No. 1 runner, Alex Fenn, who is expected to be back for the PAC meet and sectional.

  • PC 1st, Tell City 2nd at Bedford

    BEDFORD - Perry Central placed four boys in the top nine to win the smaller-schools division of Bedford-North Lawrence's boys cross country invitational Saturday.

    The Commodores won with 37 points.

    Tell City placed second in the 13-team race with 114 points. Heritage Hills also scored 114 but Tell City took second with a better sixth-man score.

  • Commodores sweep junior high...

    PAOLI - Marie Schwartz was the individual winner to lead Perry Central to first place in a 29-team junior high girls cross country meet Thursday.

    Rosa Schwartz placed seventh, Verna Schwartz 17th, Megan Thomas 24th, and Autumn Lain 67th to complete the Commodores' scoring.

    Jessica Theis, their sixth runner, finished 88th.

    The Commodores also won the boys meet. Paul Schwartz placed third in it to lead the Commodores and Abe Schwartz was fourth.

    Alex Newton was fifth, Nathan Schwartz 13th, and Andrew Huber 15th to complete the Commodores' scoring.

  • Marksmen defeat Boonville

    BOONVILLE - Two doubles victories and a three-set win in No. 1 singles gave Tell City a 3-2 boys tennis victory over Boonville Wednesday.

    Andy Chinn defeated Mitchell Wilson 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 in No. 1 singles.

    Andy Kast and Greg Hollinden beat Drew Shoulders and Clay Wildt 6-2, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles.

    Patrick Hagedorn and Trent Wheatley trounced Blake Foley and Paul Fulk 6-1, 6-1 in No. 2 doubles.

    Boonville's Allstadt brothers won two singles matches.

    Brad Allstadt beat Jake Roland 6-1, 6-1 in No. 2. Preston Allstadt beat Christopher Kohnert 6-4, 6-0 in No. 3.

  • Patriots dig past Perry Central

    LEOPOLD - Heritage Hills did a good job receiving serves and digging Perry Central's hits to beat the Commodores 25-11, 25-10, 25-14 in volleyball Thursday.

    The Commodores were able to serve only one ace against the Patriots' defense.

    Jessica Huber led Perry Central in kills with seven and Megan Hedinger added five.

    Hedinger made three blocks and Huber added two.

    Sloan Harpenau had seven assists and Tessa Lynch had six.

    Hilarie Hahus made nine digs and Huber added six for the Commodores.

    Heritage Hills won the junior varsity match 25-24, 25-18.

  • Tell City knocks off Wolfpack

    MARENGO - Lauren Goffinet made nine kills and 10 blocks as Tell City defeated Crawford County 25-18, 25-13, 25-12 in volleyball Wednesday.

    Brittney Harth also made nine kills and Elizabeth Kohnert added five blocks. Julie Davis had 15 assists.

    Leslie Poole served 16 points, Goffinet 10, and Kohnert nine for the Marksmen. Davis served two aces.

    Davis led the team in digs with 11.

    "We played a lot better tonight as a team," said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. "We did a lot of nice things."

    Crawford County won the junior varsity match 25-13, 21-25, 15-13.

  • Raiders rack up 360 rushing...

    TELL CITY - Southridge scored on its first six possessions as the Raiders rushed past Tell City 60-0 in Pocket Athletic Conference football Friday.

    Tell City attempted an onside kick to start the game, but Southridge recovered at its 40-yard line.

    Southridge's Brent Duncan ran the ball down the field on two long runs of 21 and 25 yards.

    Zeth Whitsitt ran 5 yards for the touchdown to make the score 7-0 just 1:10 into the game.

    Three plays later, Tell City punted.

    Southridge scored again seven plays later on a 21-yard run by Brett Roesner.