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Today's Sports

  • TC boys 30th, girls 54th Saturday

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Three meets in eight days apparently caught up with Tell City’s cross country teams in the Trinity/Valkyrie Invitational Saturday.
    The Marksman boys team entered the meet ranked 25th in the state in the coaches poll but finished 30th among 68 teams with 841 points.
    “We ran tired,” said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden. “Three meets in eight days was a big change for them after averaging one meet for eight days the past three or four weeks.”

  • PC girls 5th in Crawford meet

    MARENGO—Elizabeth Dauby, Jillian Theis and Megan Thomas earned medals to lead Perry Central to fifth place in Crawford County’s 23-team girls cross country invitational Saturday.
    Separate races were scored for each class, with the top 15 in each class receiving medals.
    Then the times of each team’s top five runners overall were added together to form its team score.
    Dauby placed sixth in the 50-girl freshman race in 22:12. That was the 24th best time among 209 girls overall.

  • James leads Perry Central past...

    LANESVILLE—Grace James had 22 assists, seven digs, three blocks, three kills and four ace serves as Perry Central beat Lanesville 25-10, 25-6, 25-11 in volleyball Monday.
    Perry Central, tied for sixth in the Class 2A state coaches poll this week, again featured a balanced spiking attack. Jordan Sprinkle and Maddie Hubert each made eight kills, Hannah Edwards and Brittany Parker each made five, and Ryann Lynch matched James’ three.
    Sprinkle made four blocks and Hubert added two.
    Parker made 18 digs and Edwards added six.

  • Peter qualifies for regional 2nd...

    JASPER—Tell City senior Addie Peter qualified for the regional for the second year in a row as the Marksmen finished sixth in their eight-team girls golf sectional Saturday.
    Peter shot 95 to place fourth overall and first among golfers not on the top three teams.
    The top three teams and the top three individuals not on those teams qualified for the regional, which will be held at Country Oaks Golf Club near Montgomery Saturday at 7:30 a.m.

  • Perry Central to visit Trojans

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    OAKLAND CITY—Wood Memorial will take an 0-5 record into Friday’s 7 p.m. football game with Perry Central.
    But the Trojans have been scoring more points lately, which could be cause for concern for a Perry Central defense that has struggled the last two games.
    The Trojans scored just six points in their first three games combined but then scored 22 against North Knox and 16 against Eastern Greene.

  • Raiders still running ball even...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Southridge will visit Tell City without star running back Connor Craig for a PAC football game Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    But even without Craig, who tore an anterior cruciate ligament a couple of weeks ago, the 4-1 Raiders still run the ball well, said Tell City Coach Ronnie Robinson.

  • Bulldogs have problems with TC’s...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Cannelton could not stop Tell City’s servers as the Marksmen won 25-6, 25-9, 25-9 in volleyball Tuesday.
    The Marksmen built a 12-1 lead mostly on serving by Taylor Gentry as they coasted to victory in the first game.
    Cannelton led 2-0 early in the second game and there were five ties after that.
    But Monica Bartley served eight consecutive points, with most of her serves unreturned, as Tell City built a 16-7 lead.

  • Davis tries out for U.S. 12-U...

    CARY, N.C.—Perry Central sixth grader Reece Davis tried out for USA Baseball’s 2015 age-12-and-under national team Aug. 27-31.

  • Tecumseh defeats Marksmen in PAC...

    LYNNVILLE—Alicia Webb made 18 kills as Tecumseh beat Tell City 28-26, 25-21, 25-18 in PAC volleyball Thursday.
    Emma Kohnert match Webb’s 18 kills for Tell City and Mary Steen added five.
    Natalie Peter had 20 assists.
    Cassie Bryant made 10 digs. Kohnert and Brenee Leibering each made one block.
    Tell City is 0-5 in the PAC.
    Tell City won the JV match 25-21, 25-15 as Morgan Schuetter made five kills and served six points.

  • IHSAA needs two classes for...

    The Eagle Classic cross country invitational at Brown County is generally considered the semistate preview.
    Since that is the site where the semistate will also be held, most teams serious about trying to make a good showing in the semistate compete in the Eagle Classic.
    Tell City and Perry Central have run in it for several years and this year Tell City’s boys team came home with a first-place trophy. So that means the Marksmen are the favorites to win the semistate, right?
    Not quite.