Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Theis 13th in state

    INDIANAPOLIS—Jillian Theis placed 13th to lead Perry Central to 14th among 27 teams in the middle school girls small school cross country meet Saturday.
    Theis ran the 3-kilometer course in 11:57. She received an all-state medal for placing in the top 25.
    Other Perry Central scorers were Verna Schwartz, 41st in 12:30; Hannah Hubert, 85th in 13:09; Elizabeth Dauby, 178th in 14:26; and Veronica Schwartz, 179th in 14:27.
    Olivia Gogel, 204th in 14:51, also finished for the Commodores.
    Vincennes Clark won with 107 points. Perry Central scored 381.

  • TC boys 2nd at Northeast Dubois

    DUBOIS—After a disappointing finish in the PAC meet Saturday, Tell City’s boys cross country team bounced back with a strong second-place finish in Northeast Dubois’ nine-team invitational Tuesday.
    Tell City scored 66 points to finish 11 ahead of third-place Forest Park, which won the PAC.
    Bedford-North Lawrence won with 21 points.

  • Castle stops Tell City in...

    REO—Tell City won only one game in all the matches combined as it lost to Castle 5-0 in the South Spencer boys tennis sectional semifinals Saturday.
    Castle also beat South Spencer 5-0 to win the sectional for the 18th year in a row.
    Tell City’s No. 1 singles player, junior Anjan Kashyab, entered Saturday undefeated for the season. But Castle star Brandon Davis beat Kashyab 6-0, 6-0.
    Neil Jairath beat Zach Fisher 6-0, 6-1 in No. 2 singles.

  • Kashyab All-PAC third time

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City junior Anjan Kashyab made the All-PAC boys tennis team Monday for the third year in a row.
    Kashyab was the top vote-getter for the 10-man team in voting by conference coaches. He is the first Tell City boy to make all-conference in tennis three times.
    Playing No. 1 singles for the Marksmen all season, he went 6-0 in the PAC, with his other two conference matches not completed due to rain.

  • Inconsistent Titans to host...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—After winning four games last year, including an upset of Heritage Hills, Gibson Southern’s football team was hoping for even bigger things this year.
    But inconsistency has plagued the 2-5 Titans, who will host Tell City Friday at 7 p.m.
    They have scored 64 and 69 points in wins over Princeton and Pike Central. But they have averaged only 10.2 points in their five losses and have been shut out twice.

  • Blackhawks’ versatile backfield...

    Sports Editor

    FRENCH LICK—The Perry Central at Springs Valley football game Friday at 7 p.m. will feature two teams with similar philosophies on offense.
    Like Perry Central, the 4-3 Blackhawks’ “running game has been their strong suit, even though they mix in the play-action pass fairly well,” Perry Central Coach Mike Spencer said Monday.
    He added that the Blackhawks “are fairly quick. I think we match up pretty well there.”

  • 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.