Today's Sports

  • Area player listed as No. 3 in...

    Lindy’s Sports College Basketball season preview magazine is out and it usually has some of the more accurate predictions.
    It also ranks the top high school seniors, juniors and sophomores in the nation and picked New Albany’s Romeo Langford, listed at 6-foot-5, 200 pounds, as the No. 3 junior in the country.
    Since new Tell City coach Matt Lynch was an assistant at New Albany the last two years and thus got an extensive closeup view of Langford, I asked Lynch if he thought that was an accurate ranking.

  • Cannelton falls to Wolfpack

    CANNELTON—Cannelton made some long volleys but lost to Crawford County 25-17, 25-13, 25-21 in volleyball Thursday.
    “Both teams just kept the ball going - it was a fun match to watch,” said Cannelton Coach Julie Harris. “The girls played really well tonight.”
    No one made more than two kills for the Bulldogs, though.
    Caressa Sloss made two blocks, three digs and one kill.
    Nicole Harris added two kills, two digs and two assists, Chloe Davis three assists and three digs, Kelsey Marshall two digs, and Mackenzie Reed one kill.

  • Jasper defeats Perry Central

    LEOPOLD—Ace serves were hard to come by against Jasper’s strong defense as Perry Central lost 25-9, 25-23, 25-14 in volleyball Thursday.
    Abby Reed served two of the Commodores’ four aces. Latisha James and Terissa Roark each added one.
    Reed and Payton Emmons each made six kills. Roark added five and Ryann Lynch three.
    Addy Davis had 16 assists.
    Lynch made 10 digs and Davis added seven. Reed made one block.
    Jasper won the JV match 25-12, 25-10.

  • Wildcats knock off Tell City

    EVANSVILLE—Morgan Schuetter made 27 digs but Tell City lost to Mater Dei 25-20, 25-20, 25-18 in volleyball Thursday.
    Kammie Jo Hayes added 13 digs and MaKaylee Buntin nine for the Marksmen.
    Hayes made nine kills, Emma Kohnert eight, Emili Stephens five, and Natalie Sanders four.
    Rachel Malone had 13 assists and Emily Hagedorn added 10.
    Kohnert made four blocks and Hayes added two, with both of Hayes’ being solos.
    Hayes served 10 points, including two aces.
    Mater Dei won the JV match 25-20, 25-14.

  • Castle rolls past Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Castle has an enrollment of 1,945, 4.5 times Tell City’s. So it was no surprise that the Knights dominated Tell City with a 5-0 first-round boys tennis sectional win Wednesday.
    Castle won all but three games as it took every match in straight sets.
    In singles play Evan Bottorff beat Chandler Lacy 6-1, 6-0 in No. 1, Dev Sanapati defeated Blaze Brumfield 6-0, 6-0 in No. 2, and Blake Ellis beat Lucas Montgomery 6-0, 6-0 in No. 3.

  • Two big plays lift Vikings past...

    Sports Correspondent

    POSEYVILLE—Tell City couldn’t stop two big plays by North Posey in a 24-14 loss in PAC football Friday.
    Tell City led at halftime 7-6. North Posey received the third quarter kickoff. A squib kick was recovered by the Vikings at their 36-yard line.
    The first play picked up 1 yard. On second down Drake Rogers threw a short pass to Josh Wiggins who zigzagged 63 yards for a touchdown.

  • Senators jump on Commodores early

    Sports Editor

    CAMPBELLSBURG—West Washington’s offensive unit couldn’t match Perry Central’s production, but what the Senators accomplished without their offense on the field led them to a 25-14 victory in PLAC football Friday.
    The Senators didn’t gain their first first down until almost the middle of the second quarter. But they took a 13-0 lead in the first 1:38 of the game.
    Landon McPheeters returned the opening kickoff 82 yards for a touchdown.

  • TC boys win, girls 2nd in...

    TELL CITY—Tell City placed all five of its scorers in the top 10 and seven runners in the top 16 as it won the 13-team Lincoln Trail Invitational junior high boys cross country race Saturday.

  • Bulldogs fall to Hornets, Braves

    MEDORA—No Cannelton player made more than two kills in a 25-17, 25-13, 25-14 loss to Medora Friday.
    Nicole Harris had two kills, two digs and two assists for the Bulldogs.
    Caressa Sloss made two blocks and two digs and served six points, including two aces.
    April Terry added five points and Chloe Davis had four points, three assists and three digs.
    Tecumseh, ranked No. 4 in the state in Class A, beat Cannelton 25-8, 25-16, 25-5 in a home match Tuesday.

  • Commodores outhit Mitchell

    MITCHELL—Abby Reed made 15 kills and Addy Davis had 25 assists as Perry Central beat Mitchell 20-25, 25-17, 25-18, 25-11 in PLAC volleyball Tuesday.
    Terissa Roark added six kills, Latisha James five, and Payton Emmons four.
    Roark made four blocks and James added two.
    Courtney Berger made 14 digs, Ryann Lynch 11, Brooke Mullis nine, Davis eight, and Emmons and Reed four apiece.
    The Commodores made 21 ace serves, with Lynch getting eight, James five, Roark four, and Davis three.
    Perry Central improved to 1-3 in the PLAC and 5-19 overall.