Today's Sports

  • Tell City has won 1,129...

    How many basketball games has Tell City High School won since it joined the IHSAA? What former Indiana University center once coached Tell City’s team? And who really holds Tell City’s single-game scoring record?
    I’m glad you asked, as I now know the answers to all these questions.
    Some coaches starting new jobs care little about their new team’s history—many think that the history of the team starts with them.

  • Bulldogs outhustle Rock Creek

    SELLERSBURG—Sammie James made 42 good sets and Cannelton made more kills than usual to beat Rock Creek 25-16, 26-24, 25-13 in volleyball Friday.
    Allicyn Garrett made six kills, Sarah Powers five, and Taylor Childers four.
    James and Childers each served three aces.
    Hunter Childers and Mikah Hemmings each made five digs.
    “We were into the game,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers. We played really well together, and we moved and we hustled. We came to play.

  • PC team hits well to upset...

    LEOPOLD—Strong spiking and surviving a marathon first game propelled Perry Central past Boonville 35-33, 25-21, 14-25, 25-18 in volleyball Thursday.
    Hannah Harpenau made 18 kills, Ashley Gengelbach 14, and Sydney Goffinet 11 for the Commodores.
    Grace James had 38 assists to aid the hitters.
    Gengelbach also made five blocks. Jordan Sprinkle added three and James two.
    Gengelbach went 25 for 25 serving with three aces. Harpenau, Jennifer Kemp and Brittany Parker each added two aces.
    Kemp made 24 digs, Harpenau 19, and Parker 12.

  • Strong hitting leads Tell City...

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes made 36 kills on 58 spiking attempts as Tell City beat Tecumseh 26-28, 25-14, 25-22, 25-15 in PAC volleyball Thursday.
    The Marksmen improved to 15-2 overall and 5-0 in the PAC as they seek their first conference title ever. They have beaten every team that finished with a winning record in the PAC last year.
    Logan Flannagan added 10 kills for the Marksmen and Stori Beard made four kills with only one spiking error.

  • Kick return keys PC’s win over TC

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central scored two touchdowns in the first three minutes, including one on the opening kickoff return, and beat Tell City 21-0 in football Friday.

  • TC boys win junior high Lincoln...

    TELL CITY—Reed Goffinet placed second to lead Tell City to the championship of the nine-team Lincoln Trail Invitational junior high boys cross country meet Tuesday.

  • Tell City finishes 7th in PAC...

    OAKLAND CITY—No Tell Citian shot under 100 as the Marksmen finished seventh in the seven-team PAC girls golf tourney Saturday.
    North Posey shot 350 to repeat as team champion. Tell City shot 508.
    Jessica Ballman shot 103 to lead the Marksmen.
    “Jessica played well—she shot 10 shots better than last year,” said Tell City Coach Keith Feldpausch.
    Amber Fentress shot 118, Courtney Blinzinger 140, and Jenny Hess 147 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.

  • New Harmony digs past Cannelton

    NEW HARMONY—New Harmony used a strong digging game to beat Cannelton 17-25, 25-18, 25-17, 27-25 in volleyball Saturday.
    “They outhustled us,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers. “We did not hustle or move at all.
    “They didn’t let a ball drop—they went after every ball.”
    Sarah Powers led Cannelton with 24 spikes, including six kills. She also made 10 digs and two blocks and served two aces.
    Allicyn Garrett also made two blocks. She, Mikah Hemmings and Taylor Childers each made two kills.

  • Tell City earns first victory

    MOUNT VERNON—Lorenzo Brigato’s second-half goal lifted Tell City past Mount Vernon 2-1 Saturday for the Marksmen’s first varsity soccer victory.
    Daniel Garces scored the Marksmen’s other goal on an assist from Ryan Hackbarth in the first half.
    “Our touches are getting better and our passing is getting much better,” said Tell City Coach Don Foerster.
    Tell City tied Northeast Dubois 5-5 at home Monday.
    The Jeeps scored the tying goal with 14 seconds left.

  • Marksmen overpower Boonville

    TELL CITY—Tell City won three matches in straight sets and one by forfeit to beat Boonville 4-1 in boys tennis Monday.