Today's Sports

  • Tell City 8th in sectional

    JASPER—Amber Fentress shot 118 to lead Tell City but the Marksmen finished eighth among eight complete teams in the girls golf sectional at Jasper Municipal course Saturday.
    Tell City shot 543. Castle won with 334 strokes and had the individual medalist in Kayla Katterhenry, who shot 81.
    Fentress improved her score by 10 strokes over last year’s sectional.
    She shot 51 on the front nine for her best nine-hole score of the season.
    Other Tell City scorers were Jessica Ballman with 123, Courtney Blinzinger 135, and Jenny Hess 167.

  • TC’s running game beats Perry...

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    LEOPOLD—Tell City rushed for 212 yards on 22 carries and defeated Perry Central 21-7 in junior varsity football Monday.

  • Gengelbach, PC soar past Eagles

    LEOPOLD—Ashley Gengelbach made 11 kills and seven blocks as Perry Central beat Lanesville 25-16, 25-17, 25-19 in volleyball Monday.
    Hannah Harpenau added five kills and Sydney Goffinet four.
    Victoria Lutgring and Jordan Sprinkle each made two blocks.
    Grace James had 18 assists.
    Jennifer Kemp led the Commodores in digs with 10. Lauren Davis and James each added five.
    Harpenau and Parker each served two aces.
    Lanesville won the junior varsity match 25-23, 18-25, 15-9.

  • Tell City boys 5th, girls 9th at...

    MARENGO—Tell City had eight runners finish in 18:38 or faster as the Marksmen placed fifth among 27 teams in Crawford County’s boys cross country invitational Saturday.
    “We had a few guys step up—two of which were seniors—that really helped us,” said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden.  “Once we get five guys to run together, we’ll be a strong team.”
    The format featured one race for upperclassmen and another for underclassmen, with the top five times from each team added together for its team score.

  • Tell City 2nd, Bulldogs 4th at...

    RAMSEY—Tell City hit well for 2 2/3 matches as it finished second in North Harrison’s four-team volleyball tourney Saturday.
    Cannelton finished fourth, though playing two opponents close despite injuries.
    Tell City, ranked No. 6 in the state in Class 2A this week, beat Cannelton 25-15, 25-17 and Salem 25-12, 25-14.
    North Harrison then avenged a loss from the previous week, beating the Marksmen 22-25, 25-18, 25-23.
    The Marksmen led 8-1 and 22-17 in the last game against North Harrison.

  • Southridge features strong...

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    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City’s football team faces a strong challenge Friday at 6:30 p.m.: Stopping the running game of the only team still undefeated in PAC play.
    Southridge, 4-1 overall and 3-0 in the conference, is shooting for its first outright PAC title in 26 years (the Raiders tied for the title in 1998 and 2008).
    The Raiders have enjoyed success so far mainly by “running the football,” said Tell City Coach Ryan George. “And they play good defense.

  • Trojans’ passing game will test...

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    LEOPOLD—With basically a new cast, Wood Memorial still hopes its passing will give Perry Central problems when they meet in football Friday at 7 p.m.
    The Trojans lost to Perry Central twice last year but passed for over 200 yards each time with a veteran quarterback and several quick receivers.
    Their quarterback and top receivers from that team graduated, but the 1-4 Trojans are using the same method of operation this year.

  • Marksmen outspike shorthanded...

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    TELL CITY—One might expect to see a five-on-six volleyball game at a picnic or family reunion. But not in high school.

  • Baurs repeat as Tuggle champs

    TELL CITY—Larry Baur, Bill Baur and Denny Baur repeated as champions of the Charlie Tuggle Memorial afternoon golf scramble Sept. 10.
    Bruce Chinn, Brian Elder and Kip Krizman won the morning scramble after winning the afternoon tourney two years ago.
    Fifteen three-person teams competed in the afternoon scramble and eight in the morning one.
    The scramble and an auction raised money for certain educational opportunities for students in Perry and northern Spencer counties.
    The complete list of prize winners in each scramble:

  • Tell City girls nip Bosse

    TELL CITY—All four Tell City scorers shot in the low 60s as the Marksmen beat Bosse 247-250 in girls golf Wednesday.
    Jessica Ballman and Amber Fentress each shot 60 to lead the Marksmen.
    Courtney Blinzinger shot 63 and Jenny Hess 64 to complete their scoring.
    Bosse’s Jessica Loveridge shot 58 for medalist honors.
    Tell City, 3-12, was scheduled to complete its season in the Jasper sectional Saturday.