Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Kohnert, Marksmen spike Chargers

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert made 31 kills as Tell City beat Pike Central 27-25, 25-21, 25-22 in PAC volleyball Tuesday.
    Though this match lasted only the minimum three games, Kohnert’s kill total was just five short of the school record set by current University of Memphis star McKenzie Hayes.
    Kammie Jo Hayes added 11 kills Tuesday. Emily Hagedorn had 25 assists and Rachel Malone added 22.
    Hayes made 17 digs and MaKaylee Buntin added 11. Kohnert made two solo blocks.

  • Experienced Vikings will host...

    Sports Editor

    POSEYVILLE—Tell City will visit North Posey, the only football team it beat last year, Friday at 7:30 p.m. But these Vikings are much better than last year’s team.
    Last year the Vikings had almost no returnees from the previous season and they finished 4-8, including 1-6 in the PAC.
    This year they returned 20 of 22 starters on offense and defense and have gotten off to a 3-3 start, including 2-2 in the conference.

  • Commodores to face undefeated...

    Sports Editor

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Perry Central will have to contain West Washington’s versatile offense to have a chance to tie for first place in the PLAC football race Friday.
    West Washington, the defending conference champion and 6-0 this season and 3-0 in the PLAC, will host the Commodores at 6:30 p.m. Perry Central is 2-3 overall and 1-1 in the conference.
    Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson said he thinks West Washington is “a little better” than last year. “They’ve got a lot of weapons.

  • Tell City boys dominate Lincoln...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Cooper, ranked in the top 10 in the largest class in Kentucky, drove 2 1/2 hours hoping to get some strong competition in the Lincoln Trail Invitational boys cross country race Saturday.
    But it may have gotten more than it bargained for, as Tell City beat the Kentucky team 40-74 for first place in the 11-team meet.
    Perry Central finished eighth with 206 points and Cannelton 11th with 347.
    Tell City placed six runners in the top 16 in the 131-man race.

  • Pike Central edges Marksmen

    PETERSBURG—Tell City won in No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles but lost to Pike Central 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Wednesday.
    Chandler Lacy defeated Jackson Keepes 6-2, 6-0 in No. 1 singles.
    Jackson Ramsey and Ethan Maffia held off Drew Welch and Kaleb Edwards 6-4, 7-5 in No. 1 doubles.
    Pike Central won all but two games in the other matches, though.
    Trey Tornica shut out Blaze Brumfield 6-0, 6-0 in No. 2 singles and Carlos Stewart beat Lucas Montgomery by the same score in No. 3.

  • Claycomb wants Cannelton’s...

    Cannelton is currently selling T-shirts that read: Cannelton football: Undefeated since 1972.
    That’s true, of course, because Cannelton has not fielded a football team since 1971, when the Bulldogs went 0-10.
    But there was a time not long before that when they actually played football and went undefeated.
    That was 1966, when they went 8-0 to win the Pocket Athletic Conference title for the first time since 1942.
    That 1966 team finished the season with a 29-25 win over South Spencer. But most of the Bulldogs’ games were not that close.