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  • Banged-up Marksmen to host...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Forest Park’s ability to move the ball on the ground and through the air will test Tell City’s defense in Friday’s 6:30 p.m. PAC football game.
    The 4-4 Rangers have the most passing yards of any team in the PAC. Miles Leonard, a 5-foot-11, 181-pound senior quarterback, has completed 68 of 139 passes for 1,250 yards and nine touchdowns.

  • PC will try to stop Mitchell

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—A couple years ago Mitchell passed more than nearly any football team in the state. But now it is the Bluejackets’ running game that concerns Perry Central.
    The two will meet in a PLAC game Friday at 7 p.m.
    The Bluejackets, 3-5 under first-year coach John Edge, “have put in a lot of wing-T offense,” said Perry Central Coach Mike Spencer.
    They will run it with two tight ends or a split end and a tight slot, with a fullback and a halfback.

  • Marksmen outhit, outserve South...

    REO—Tell City used superior hitting and strong serving to beat South Spencer 25-14, 25-12, 25-22 in PAC volleyball Monday.
    The Marksmen finished 8-0 in the conference and raised their overall record to 26-4, breaking the school record of 25 victories set in 2007.
    Tell City scored kills on 32 percent of its spiking attempts Monday, “which is really good,” said Coach Dalonda Hayes.
    The Marksmen missed three serves in the first game but none in the last two.

  • Perry Central wins sixth...

    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Perry Central continued to find ways to keep topping itself as it won the IHSAA boys cross country sectional Tuesday for the sixth year in a row.

  • Blackhawks stop Commodores

    FRENCH LICK—Ashley Gengelbach made 12 kills and three blocks but Perry Central lost to Springs Valley 25-13, 26-24, 25-17 in PLAC volleyball Thursday.
    “At times we played very well and our defense, both digging and blocking, was good,” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet.
    Hannah Harpenau and Grace James each added five kills for the Commodores. James and Sydney Goffinet each made two blocks.
    Harpenau made 20 digs, Jennifer Kemp 13, James nine, and Gengelbach seven.
    James had 15 assists.

  • Cannelton places hits, serves...

    CANNELTON—Cannelton served well and placed its hits well to beat South Central 25-12, 25-15, 25-21 in volleyball Thursday.
    “Our spikes and tips went in the holes,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers. “And we had a really good serving game—only five bad serves.
    “We did not have a lot of dropped balls either—only three. We usually have at least 10.”
    Taylor Childers served 10 consecutive points, including two aces, as the Bulldogs took control of the first game.
    She went 15 for 15 serving for the match.

  • Marksmen outlast Paoli in 5

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes had 30 kills, eight blocks, 27 assists 15 digs and five ace serves as Tell City beat Paoli 25-19, 21-25, 24-26, 25-23, 15-12 in volleyball Thursday.
    “That’s probably the best team I’ve seen all year,” Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes said of the Rams. “They were scrappy on defense and had two great hitters.
    “It was two well-matched teams. One volley lasted about a minute. We had 202 hitting attempts—that’s how long the volleys were.

  • Day School ousts Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—Evansville Day scored six goals in the second half to pull away from Tell City 8-2 in the Class A IHSAA boys soccer sectional semifinals Wednesday.

  • Titans cruise past Marksmen

    Sports Correspondent

    FORT BRANCH—Gibson Southern passed for 214 yards to defeat Tell City 56-14 in PAC football Friday.
    Gibson Southern started its opening possession at midfield. The Titans used a no-huddle offense and drove down the field. Quarterback Jordan Scheller completed 3 of 4 passes, including a 9-yard touchdown pass to Alex Creamer.
    Tell City lost a fumble and running back Reese Miller on its second play of the game, as Miller sprained an ankle and did not return.

  • Quick Blackhawks whip Commodores

    Sports Editor

    FRENCH LICK—Springs Valley took advantage of five Perry Central turnovers and beat the Commodores 29-14 in PLAC football Friday.