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Today's Sports

  • Perry Central spikes Mitchell

    MITCHELL—Balanced spiking and strong blocking helped Perry Central beat Mitchell 26-24, 25-13, 25-12 in PLAC volleyball Tuesday.
    Jordan Sprinkle made seven kills, Maddie Hubert and Grace James six apiece, Brittany Parker and Ryann Lynch four apiece, and Hannah Edwards three.
    James had 20 assists.
    Hubert and James each made four blocks and Sprinkle added two.
    James made 11 digs, Lynch 10, and Parker and Edwards eight apiece.
    James served three aces.

  • TC 3rd, PC 10th at Bedford

    BEDFORD—Thomas Simpson placed seventh in 16:28 to lead Tell City to third place in the 25-team Ted Fox Memorial boys cross country invitational Saturday.
    Tell City scored 114 points. Avon, coached by former Tell City star Zach Toothman, won with 36. North Harrison, which Tell City has beaten at times this year, was second with 101.
    Perry Central finished 10th with 303. Despite being bothered by allergies, Aaron Pierrard placed eighth in 16:30 to lead the Commodores.

  • Tell City to face passing Vikings

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    POSEYVILLE—Tell City’s football team will face probably its most pass-happy opponent when the Marksmen visit North Posey Friday at 7:30 p.m.
    “They like to throw the ball,” said Tell City Coach Ronnie Robinson. “On one film we saw they passed 70 percent of the time.
    “They’ll throw it all over the place. They try to take whatever it is you’re going to give them.”
    James Marshall, a 6-foot-1, 180-pound senior, is a returning starter at quarterback.

  • Senators' balanced attack...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Perry Central will have to concentrate on stopping West Washington’s passing and running when they meet in PLAC football Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    “They’re pretty balanced,” Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson said of the 4-2 Senators, who are 3-1 in the PLAC. “It looks like they’d like to be a 50-50 (passing-running ratio) team if they can.
    “They spread you out and run a lot of trips (three wide receivers on one side), but they still run a lot.

  • Tell City wins Heritage Hills...

    LINCOLN CITY—Zach Fisher and Chandler Lacy claimed individual titles as Tell City won Heritage Hills’ boys tennis tourney Saturday for the second year in a row.

  • Tell City sweeps Patriots’...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City swept the top six places for a perfect score in a four-team junior high boys cross country meet Monday.
    The Marksmen won with 15 points. Heritage Hills was second with 50, Perry Central third with 70, and South Spencer fourth with 116.
    Tell City’s Nate Kaiser won the 1.8-mile race in 10:10, seven seconds ahead of teammate Elliot Reed.
    Chase Beckort was third in 10:45, Will Simpson fourth in 10:51, and Nigel Kaiser fifth in 10:57.

  • Tell City defeats Crawford County

    MARENGO—Tell City won all but No. 1 singles to beat Crawford County 4-1 in boys tennis Thursday.
    The Wolfpack’s Adam Beasley edged Zach Fisher in No. 1 singles 4-6, 6-4, 7-5. But Jake Swihart beat Brent Smith 6-2, 6-0 in No.2 singles and Chandler Lacy won by forfeit in No. 3.
    The Marksmen won both doubles matches in straight sets.
    Jeff Yeung and Kevin Yeung beat Brian Mitchell and Dalton Pinter 6-0, 6-3 in No. 1.
    Luke Thomas and Jackson Ramsey beat Aaron Pearson and Gavin Coleman 6-0, 6-1 in No. 2.

  • Tell City falls to Crawford...

    MARENGO—Emma Kohnert made 22 kills and three blocks but Tell City lost to Crawford County 25-19, 25-17, 22-25, 25-20 in volleyball Wednesday.
    Natalie Peter had 42 assists for the Marksmen and Cassie Bryant made 19 digs.
    Mary Steen made eight kills and Monica Bartley served three aces.
    Tell City won the JV match 25-19, 24-25, 15-9 as Emili Stephens and Jana Lacy each made six kills and Rachel Malone added four.
    Makaylee Buntin served 12 points with three aces and Stephens added eight points with two aces. Shayna Vaquero made 16 digs.

  • Patriots overtake Commodores

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Heritage Hills’ defense prevented Perry Central from getting as many kills as usual as the Patriots won 25-22, 25-19, 24-26, 25-21 in volleyball Thursday.
    Perry Central built leads of 8-0, 13-4 and 17-11 in the first game.
    Hannah Edwards served seven consecutive points for the 8-0 lead, which came with Heritage Hills’ top spiker, Madison Fella, in the front row.
    But the Patriots still rallied late for the win, setting the tone for the match.

  • Turnovers contribute to 17-6...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Elliott Brown broke Tell City’s career rushing record, but three turnovers hurt the Marksmen in a 17-6 PAC football loss to Southridge Friday.
    Brown entered the game needing 163 rushing yards to break Chris Spencer’s career record of 4,396 set 1989-1992. He finished with 194 yards.
    That helped the 1-5 Marksmen outrush 5-1 Southridge 268 yards to 181 yards. They held the Raiders to just 16 yards rushing in the first half.