Today's Sports

  • PC’s defense stops Forest Park

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central made 22 blocks and 65 digs to beat Forest Park 25-20, 25-23, 23-25, 25-22 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Ashley Gengelbach and freshman Jordan Sprinkle each made six blocks. Grace James added five and Hannah Harpenau four.
    “The team had a great blocking night,” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet.
    The Commodores’ back-row defense was also strong. Harpenau made 17 digs, Brittany Parker 12, James and Lauren Davis 10 apiece, and Jennifer Kemp eight.

  • Rebels edge Cannelton

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—South Spencer beat Cannelton 25-20, 25-22, 23-25, 25-15 in volleyball Tuesday, but Cannelton was only a few missed serves away from winning the match in three games.

  • TC boys second in PAC

    PETERSBURG—In preseason Tell City was heavily favored to repeat as PAC boys cross country champion. So Coach Chris Hollinden was not pleased with Saturday’s second-place finish in the conference meet.
    Forest Park won with 35 points, 37 ahead of Tell City.
    “We simply got outworked, out-hustled, outmanned and out-willed during the race today,” said Hollinden. “What we all saw was a team that wanted to win this meet much more than we did.

  • Marksmen beat Vikings to clinch...

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes made 24 kills as Tell City beat North Posey 25-10, 25-17, 25-14 Saturday to clinch its first volleyball conference championship.
    The Marksmen, ranked fourth in the state in Class 2A this week, improved to 7-0 in the PAC with one conference match left. The other eight teams in the conference all have at least two PAC losses.
    Hayes also made eight blocks (three solo) and served four aces Saturday.
    Logan Flannagan added 11 kills and Hannah Schaefer made three blocks. Charissa Lahee had 19 assists.

  • PC boys, girls repeat as PLAC...

    PAOLI—Only the top five runners constitute a cross country team’s score, but Perry Central’s two teams combined to have 13 runners make All-PLAC Tuesday.

  • Former Ky. Wesleyan pitcher in...

    Since Scott Rolen’s Cincinnati Reds and Jamey Carroll’s Los Angeles Dodgers did not make the Major League Baseball playoffs this year, you might think  there is no former area player in the playoffs. But you’d be wrong.
    Cory Wade, one of the New York Yankees’ top relief pitchers, pitched three years for Kentucky Wesleyan College.
    Wade, an Indianapolis native, graduated from Broad Ripple High School in 2001.

  • Wolfpack nips Bulldogs

    MARENGO—Cannelton had its best spiking match of the season but lost to Crawford County 25-19, 25-18, 18-25, 25-19 in volleyball Thursday.
    “We did a lot well,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers. “We covered more, and we played the net better than we ever have.”
    Sarah Powers made 11 spikes, including nine kills, for the Bulldogs. Allicyn Garrett added six kills and 15 total spikes.
    Sammie James aided the hitters with 46 good sets.

  • Jasper negates Perry Central’s...

    JASPER—Jasper held Perry Central to fewer kills than usual and beat the Commodores 25-18, 27-25, 25-14 in volleyball Thursday.
    Ashley Gengelbach led Perry Central with 10 kills. Sydney Goffinet added seven and Hannah Harpenau four.
    But Jasper dug up most of the Commodores’ spikes, finishing with 67 digs.
    Jaclyn Schmitt made 18 digs for the Wildcats. Lydia Scherle added 13 and Paige Buschkoetter 12.
    The Wildcats also blocked some Perry Central spikes. Shelby Merder made five blocks, including three solos.

  • Defense propels Tell City to win...

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes made 23 kills and three blocks as Tell City beat Mater Dei 25-18, 25-22, 25-17 in volleyball Thursday.
    Tell City, 23-3 and ranked fifth in the state in Class 2A, improved to 4-0 against teams in its sectional.
    Hayes leads the state in kills with 589, more than 150 ahead of anyone else.
    Logan Flannagan added 11 kills for the Marksmen. “Logan had some key kills for us,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “She did a great job hitting.”

  • Vikings run, pass to win over...

    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—North Posey overpowered Tell City rushing and passing, defeating the Marksmen 42-6 in PAC football Friday.