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Today's Sports

  • Memorial's defense scuttles...

    LEOPOLD - Evansville Memorial stopped Perry Central's spiking attack and beat the Commodores 25-11, 25-7, 25-8 in volleyball Monday.

    Jessica Huber led Perry Central in kills with four. Tessa Lynch had five assists and Sloan Harpenau added four.

    Hilarie Hahus made eight digs for the Commodores.

    Perry Central won the junior varsity match 25-13, 13-25, 15-13 as Brittany Overstreet made 17 digs and served two aces.

    Deidra Dickerson also served two aces.

    Olivia Schroeder and Kayla Carter each made three kills and Lindsey Gengelbach had five assists.

  • TC thumps Rebels

    TELL CITY - Elizabeth Kohnert made eight kills as Tell City defeated South Spencer 25-7, 25-11, 25-13 in PAC volleyball Monday.

    Brittney Harth added seven kills and Lauren Goffinet and Jamie Brinksneader each made five. Julie Davis had 19 assists.

    Davis and Leslie Poole each made seven digs.

    Davis and Catelyn Zuelly each served four aces.

    The Marksmen made only one block, as South Spencer wasn't making many spikes for them to block.

    Tell City won the junior varsity match 25-8, 25-12 as Devon Lott made nine kills and Miranda Zuelly had eight assists.

  • Rangers' power running to...

    FERDINAND - Another power running attack will test Tell City's defense when the Marksmen face Forest Park Friday at 7 p.m.

    "They'll come out in several different sets," Tell City Coach Don Hitz said of the Rangers. "But they use primarily a power running game off tackle, and that's what I would do against us."

    The Marksmen had trouble stopping Gibson Southern's power running in a 41-18 loss last week.

    Hitz said the Rangers are also similar to Gibson Southern in size. "On film they look to be bigger than us."

  • Former Colts quarterback rooting...

    I was eating lunch at the Tell City Dairy Queen Friday when a man approached my table and asked, "Aren't you the sports editor?"

    After I replied that I was, he asked how I thought Perry Central's football team would do the rest of the season.

    I said I expected the Commodores to go undefeated in the regular season. Then he asked if I thought they could beat Linton in the sectional.

  • 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.