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Today's Sports

  • Tell City splits 2 matches

    TELL CITY - Poor passing hurt Tell City in a 25-17, 25-18, 25-23 volleyball loss to Jasper Tuesday.

    Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes said the Marksmen made good serve receptions only 30 percent of the time (21 of 70).

    "Our passing killed us tonight," she said. "When we got a good pass, we usually got a good kill."

    Elizabeth Kohnert led the Marksmen in kills with 10. Lauren Goffinet and Brittney Harth each added five.

    But Goffinet attempted only 11 spikes and Harth 10.

  • Marksman boys 2nd; girls 3rd in...

    HUNTINGBURG - Competing without their top runner Tell City boys placed second in the PAC cross country meet Saturday.

    Alex Fenn had been the individual conference champion the last two years but did not finish Saturday's race due to a recurring illness.

    "He started quite well - he was with Cody Stein (of Heritage Hills), the leader for about two miles," said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden.

    "But then we could tell that he wasn't all right. He started to fall back and we pulled him out of the race with about 200 (meters) to go."

  • Perry Central boys, girls PLAC...

    PAOLI - Perry Central had the top four finishers and six of the top 12 as it won the PLAC boys cross country meet Thursday for the third year in a row.

    The Commodores also won their first official PLAC girls cross country title despite running without the two-time defending individual champion.

    Perry Central junior Jake Schwartz won the boys race in 17:48, two seconds ahead of teammate Ian Bashor.

    Michael Ernst placed third in 17:51 and Eric Scheiber fourth in 18:00.

  • PC's running game, defense...

    MITCHELL - Perry Central rushed for 396 yards and six touchdowns as it overwhelmed Mitchell 44-0 in PLAC football Friday.

    T.J. Hall, the second leading rusher in southwestern Indiana, was again the Commodores' leader. He gained 209 yards on just 16 carries and scored four touchdowns.

    He also kicked five extra points and a 27-yard field goal to give him 32 points for the night.

    Mikey Wilkerson added 79 yards rushing and one touchdown.

  • Heritage Hills ousts Tell City

    BOONVILLE - Tell City won in No. 1 singles and doubles but lost to Heritage Hills 3-2 in the semifinals of the boys tennis sectional Thursday.

    Andy Chinn beat Zane Young 6-2, 2-6, 7-5 in No. 1 singles.

    Andy Kast and Greg Hollinden beat Landon Rickelman and Kyle Kaufman 6-4, 6-4 in No. 1 doubles.

    Thus Chinn and Kast and Hollinden will advance to the No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles sectionals at Jasper Tuesday or Wednesday.

    Heritage Hills won the other matches in straight sets.

  • Wolfpack defeats Cannelton

    CANNELTON - Cannelton improved its serving and offense but lost to Crawford County 25-21, 25-16, 25-12 Thursday.

    "We played very well," said Cannelton Coach Heather Daum. "We have been working more on conditioning and on our offense, whereas before in season we have concentrated on defense.

    "We were able to run several plays with a lot of back-row attacks. And we missed fewer serves than in other games."

    Jaci Garrett made eight spikes, including two kills, for Cannelton.

  • Wildcats outspike Perry Central

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central was unable to block Jasper's spikes and lost to the Wildcats 25-13, 25-14, 25-13 in volleyball Thursday.

    Megan Hedinger had the Commodores' only block against the Wildcats, who are ranked 10th in the state in the Class 3A coaches poll.

    Jessica Huber made seven kills and Hedinger added six for Perry Central.

    Tessa Lynch had eight assists and Sloan Harpenau had six.

    Harpenau served two aces. She and Hilarie Hahus each made six digs.

    Jasper won the junior varsity match 25-9, 25-14.

  • Mater Dei defense stops TC

    EVANSVILLE - Mater Dei did a good job receiving Tell City's serves and spikes and beat the Marksmen 25-17, 25-18, 25-13 in volleyball Thursday.

    "We were competitive all night - there were some long volleys," said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. "We can play with them.

    "Their (back-row) defense is probably a lot better than our defense is right now. We're just getting to where we need to be.

    "But we blocked them more than they blocked us. And they're probably the best team we've played."

  • Vikings run past TC

    POSEYVILLE - North Posey scored eight touchdowns to defeat Tell City 56-21 in PAC football Friday.

    There were several bright spots for the Marksmen, though. They scored a season-high three touchdowns, including two by Trent Gunn in his second game back from a knee injury.

    Gunn scored on a 6-yard run in the second quarter and a 10-yard run in the third quarter. Dylan Froehlich kicked both extra points.

    Chris Martin scored the Marksmen's final touchdown on an 83-yard pass from Nick Kleaving in the fourth quarter.

  • Tell City 0-2 in soccer Saturday

    POSEYVILLE - Tell City scored only one goal as it went 0-2 in North Posey's junior varsity soccer tourney Saturday.

    Gibson Southern beat the Marksmen 2-0 in the first round.

    "We didn't get off very many shots," said Tell City Coach Fred Hillenbrand. "We came out a little flat, and they seemed to be everywhere.

    "Their varsity won the PAC this year - they've got a good program going."

    Tell City lost to North Posey 2-1 in the consolation round.

    Jason Hackbarth scored an unassisted goal for the Marksmen.