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Today's Sports

  • PC wins both titles in Tell City...

    TELL CITY - Perry Central had six of the top 11 finishers as it won Tell City's seven-team junior high boys cross country invitational Thursday.

    The Commodores scored 25 points, 45 ahead of runner-up Heritage Hills. Tell City finished sixth with 138 points.

    Perry Central also won the girls title, edging Heritage Hills 46-47. Tell City was fifth with 103 point.

    Tell City's Tori Payne won the girls race in 13:18, 25 seconds ahead of runner-up Sarah Lindsey of South Spencer. But Perry Central had four of the next 10 finishers.

  • New book will interest TC fans

    Ron Eaton has just written a book called "Local Legends: The Stories Behind the Headlines - 100 Years of Southwestern Indiana Sports History."

    Tell City fans should be interested in the book, as it includes three sub-chapters about Tell City legends.

    All three are in Chapter 5: 1958-1975. They are "The Lochmuellers: Father and Son Hall of Famers," "Gunner Wyman: He Did it His Way," and "Tom Kron: UK Blue Through and Through."

  • Braves outhit TC

    LYNNVILLE - Laura Lochmueller made 17 kills and 11 blocks as Tecumseh beat Tell City 25-6, 25-14, 25-21 in PAC volleyball Thursday.

    No Tell City statistics from the match were available.

    Tecumseh won the junior varsity match 25-22, 25-24.

    Megan Austin made eight kills and Josalyn Ress six for Tell City. Hana Reed had eight assists.

    Cassidy Barnhill made 10 digs and Devon Lott added seven.

    Tell City's JV also lost to Forest Park Tuesday.

  • Pioneers spike PC

    BOONVILLE - Megan Broshears made 11 kills as Boonville defeated Perry Central 25-9, 25-9, 25-11 in volleyball Thursday.

    Jessica Huber and Deidra Dickerson each made three kills to lead Perry Central. Sloan Harpenau had six assists.

    Huber went 16 for 21 spiking overall.

    Hilarie Hahus made 12 digs and Dickerson made two blocks.

    Boonville won the junior varsity match 25-17, 25-22. Olivia Schroeder made five kills and served three aces for Perry Central.

  • Commodores rush past Marksmen

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central's offensive linemen opened some nice holes and the Commodore running backs hit them well Friday.

    The Commodores rushed for 421 yards as they defeated Tell City 42-0.

    Perry Central Coach Mike Spencer said his offensive line's "timing is pretty good right now. The big thing we're trying to work on right now is the push after contact so those holes don't suddenly get smaller."

    The Commodore backs also showed good timing in hitting the holes as soon as they opened. And they also gained some key yardage after getting through the line.

  • Cannelton falls to New Harmony

    NEW HARMONY - Sammie James served 15 points but Cannelton lost to New Harmony 25-16, 17-25, 23-25, 25-23, 15-13 in volleyball Saturday.

    James served three aces. Hannah Baur added nine points, including two aces, for the Bulldogs.

    Jaci Garrett and Whitney Nugent each made four kills and Baur added three.

    Cannelton Coach Heather Daum said the Bulldogs played "probably our worst match of the season. "We didn't hit the ball - we had absolutely no offense. And we missed four serves in the first game alone."

  • Forest Park edges Marksmen

    TELL CITY - Forest Park held off Tell City 27-25, 26-24, 25-22 in PAC volleyball Tuesday but "we did a lot of nice things tonight," said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes.

    "I thought we played a lot better than we did this weekend," she added. "Our passing was really good and our hitting and blocking were good."

    Elizabeth Kohnert led the Marksmen with 10 kills and seven blocks.

    Lauren Goffinet added nine kills and Julie Davis had 17 assists.

    Goffinet made 12 digs and Paige Gelarden added 10.

    Tell City went 1-3 in a tourney at Corydon Saturday.

  • PC goes 1-3 in Evansville tourney

    EVANSVILLE - Jessica Huber made seven kills, six digs and three blocks as Perry Central beat Bosse 26-24, 28-26 in the Evansville Invitational volleyball tourney.

    Perry Central went 1-3 in the tourney. But the win over the Bulldogs ended a 12-match losing streak for the Commodores.

    Megan Hedinger added five kills in that match. Sloan Harpenau had 10 assists and Tessa Lynch added eight.

    Hilarie Hahus served three aces and made six digs. Harpenau also made six digs.

  • Sagarin favors PC over TC by 24...

    Though Friday's second varsity football meeting between Tell City and Perry Central isn't being as highly anticipated as the first one, it should still produce a standing-room-only crowd at the Commodores' field.

    Neither team has as much experience or speed at the skill positions as last year.

    But Perry Central does have a senior, returning starter at quarterback while Tell City is starting a sophomore there.

    And Perry Central has a huge edge in size and experience on the offensive and defensive lines, led by 6-foot-4, 400-pound senior all-state tackle Robbie Piper.

  • PC wins under 1,000 races

    NASHVILLE - Perry Central placed three runners in the top 10 to win Brown County's Eagle Classic boys cross country race for schools with under 1,000 enrollment Saturday.

    The Commodores also won the girls race, with all five of their scorers placing in the top 32.

    Jake Schwartz placed fourth in the boys race in 17:23.45 and Rachael Rayford fourth in the girls race in 20:49 to lead the Commodore teams.

    Tell City finished third in the girls race and fifth in the boys race.