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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Perry Central uses passing game...

    OAKLAND CITY - Perry Central's football offense is known mainly for its running game. But the Commodores got two touchdowns and more than half their yards passing as they conquered Wood Memorial 31-0 Friday.

    Perry Central quarterback Austin Hauser completed five of his first six passes for a season-high 111 yards.

    "They were jumping so many people up there trying to stop the running game - a lot of times they were putting nine people up there in the box," said Perry Central Coach Mike Spencer. "So we went ahead and went to the play-action passing game.

  • Woman on winning team in Charlie...

    TELL CITY - Stacy Davis, a former women's golfer in Minnesota, was on the winning team in the afternoon scramble of the Charlie Tuggle Memorial Golf Tournament Sept. 13.

    Davis teamed with her husband, Kevin Davis, and Bernie Meyer to shoot a 59 to win the 22-team scramble by one stroke.

    "She was one of the main reasons they won," said Randy Fischer, who helped run the tourney. "She eagled one hole by herself and birdied another."

    Fischer, Brian Elder and Bruce Chinn placed second.

    Mark Short, Brad Henrickson and Kevin Ballis won the 18-team morning scramble.

  • Marksmen tie Rebels'...

    TELL CITY - Jason Hackbarth scored the game-tying goal with 1:30 left as Tell City tied South Spencer's varsity soccer team 1-1 Thursday.

    Hackbarth "beat a couple of guys and went to the goal really nice" for the unassisted goal, said Tell City Coach Fred Hillenbrand.

    The Marksmen also had "some really good chances for another goal" but could not capitalize, said Hillenbrand.

    South Spencer scored its goal earlier in the game on a high ball in the box.

  • Alpine 2nd in coed tourney

    EVANSTON - Brian Garrett hit .828 with eight home runs and 28 RBIs to lead Alpine to second place in the 13-team Evanston Hog Roast coed softball tourney last weekend.

    Alpine beat Ben Thompson's team 17-2 but then lost its second game of the double-elimination tourney to Lautner Farms 11-5.

    Alpine came back to beat Jonathan Leslie 12-0, Waupaca by forfeit, the Hideaway 17-2, Golden Living 13-0 and Erica Buse's team 6-3 before falling to Moondawgie's 16-8 in the championship game.