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  • Ballman leads Tell City past...

    TELL CITY—Jessica Ballman was the medalist with 53 strokes as Tell City beat Crawford County 251-265 in girls golf Thursday.
    Amber Fentress shot 57, Jenny Hess 70 and Courtney Blinzinger 71 to complete the 2-5 Marksmen’s scoring.
    Ballman tied South Spencer’s Chandra Schroeder for medalist honors with another 53 Wednesday but Tell City lost to the Rebels 226-241 at the Rustic course.
    Other Tell City scorers were Fentress with 60, Hess 62, and Blinzinger 66.

  • Commodores can’t ace Braves

    LYNNVILLE—Tecumseh limited Perry Central to four ace serves and beat the Commodores 25-21, 25-12, 25-19 in volleyball Thursday.
    Perry Central’s top three servers went 30 for 32—but Tecumseh did a good job receiving them.
    Ashley Gengelbach and Hannah Harpenau each made 10 kills for Perry Central and Sydney Goffinet added four. Gengelbach also made seven blocks.
    Harpenau made 11 digs and two blocks. Grace James made seven digs and two blocks and had 18 assists, and Lauren Davis made five digs.

  • Marksmen outhit Lanesville

    TELL CITY—Tell City made kills on 38 percent of its spikes as it beat Lanesville 25-21, 25-19, 25-16 in volleyball Wednesday.
    “I think that’s our best percentage of the season,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “Our hitting was on all night.”
    McKenzie Hayes made 19 kills to lead the Marksmen. Logan Flannagan and Stori Beard each added four.
    Charissa Lahee had 15 assists and served 14 points.
    Hayes added nine points, including seven aces.
    Hayes and Hana Reed each made eight digs.

  • PC girls 2nd in North Harrison...

    RAMSEY—Cathryn Peter placed third in 20:47.4 to lead Perry Central to second place in North Harrison’s 21-team girls cross country invitational Thursday.
    Tell City’s Sarah Goffinet was fourth in 21:03.5. But she was the only Marksman to place in the top 40 while Perry Central had seven in it.
    Tell City finished 11th.
    Besides Peter, Perry Central scorers were Jessica Theis, 18th in 22:31.5; Susan Schwartz, 19th in 22:34.5; Megan Thomas, 29th in 23:12.6; and Jessica Foster, 32nd in 23:20.8.

  • Rebels zap Tell City

    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    REO—Two blocked punts, five fumbles and an interception put Tell City behind the proverbial eight ball Friday night, allowing South Spencer to blast the Marksmen 48-7 in PAC football.

  • Commodores maul Crawford County

    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—Perry Central rushed for 444 yards and rolled past Crawford County 40-7 in PLAC football Friday.

  • Highlanders, Wildcats beat Tell...

    FLOYDS KNOBS—Three Tell City players shot their career-best rounds but the Marksmen lost to Floyd Central 191-236 in girls golf Monday.
    Jessica Ballman led the Marksmen with a career-best 47 on the par-35 Valley View course.
    Amber Fentress shot 60, Jenny Hess 61, and Courtney Blinzinger 68—the latter two career bests—to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.
    Jasper beat the Marksmen 190-246 at Jasper Municipal course Tuesday.
    Ballman shot 51 to lead Tell City.
    Fentress and Hess each shot 62 and Blinzinger recorded a 71.

  • Marksmen shut out Tecumseh

    BOONVILLE—Tell City won every match in straight sets to beat Tecumseh 5-0 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.
    Anjan Kashyab remained undefeated in No. 1 singles as he beat Daniel Pemberton 6-0, 6-1.
    Two matches did have one set go to a tiebreaker.
    Zach Fisher beat Connor Wagner 7-6 (7-4), 6-2 in No. 2 singles.
    Austin Paulin and Jeff Yeung edged Robby Dunn and Christian Wagner 6-4, 7-6 (7-3) in No. 2 doubles.
    Tyler Groves and Dakota Braunecker beat Kaegan Whitehouse and Emitt Stein 6-2, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles.

  • Rebels’ passing game will test...

    Sports Editor

    REO—Four-year starting quarterback Zeke Harmon has graduated, but South Spencer’s football team still features a potent passing attack.
    Harmon threw for 1,583 yards and 17 touchdowns in nine games last year. Walker Franklin, his understudy then, has picked up where Harmon left off.
    Franklin, a 6-foot-1, 175-pound senior, completed 15 of 26 passes for 150 yards last year and threw two touchdown passes in a sectional game against North Posey when Harmon did not play.

  • Perry Central foe prefers running

    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—Perry Central will have to stop Crawford County’s running game when the two meet in PLAC football Friday at 7 p.m.
    New Wolfpack coach Alan Hess, a Tell City graduate, “has been trying to develop their running game,” said Perry Central Coach Mike Spencer. “You can tell they’re working hard at it.
    “They will throw, but they’re not going to make their living throwing the ball. They prefer to run.”