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  • Jones’ 4 TD passes subdue...

    By ZANE CLODFELTER
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    TELL CITY—Cade Jones threw four touchdown passes to lead Heritage Hills to a 41-0 win over Tell City in PAC football Friday.
    Jones completed 15 for 21 passes for 209 yards.
    On Heritage Hills’ opening drive, it appeared things weren’t going to be so easy for the Patriots when Cole Sigler fumbled and Tell City recovered it.

  • Corydon shuts out Marksmen

    CORYDON—Tell City girls soccer coach Kelsey Henrickson said her team “made a lot of improvement” from its preseason scrimmage in a 6-0 loss to Corydon Saturday.
    “We had a couple of offensive runs,” she said. “And we played great defense. The score doesn’t show it, but we were on defense a lot of the time.
    “Claire Zellers played fantastic defense. Brenna Franzman played very well on defense.”

  • Shoals defeats Tell City in...

    TELL CITY— Braeden Wheatley scored Tell City’s only goal in a 2-1 boys soccer loss to Shoals Saturday.
    Dayton Kring assisted on the goal.
    “Our boys played very well for a first game together,” said Tell City Coach Brian Fletcher. “Russell Collignon was fabulous on defense, while Dayton Kring and Maison Gehlhausen were strong up front.
    “We have come a long way and I’m more optimistic than I was before.”
    Tell City’s match with Southridge Tuesday was rained out.

  • Bad passes hurt Bulldogs in loss

    LANESVILLE—Lanesville took advantage of Cannelton’s mistakes to beat the Bulldogs 25-8, 25-8, 25-18 in volleyball Monday.
    “We had 50 bad passes, seven dropped balls and seven missed serves for the game that killed us,” said Cannelton Coach Allicyn Garrett. “There was a strong lack of communication.
    “We came out flat and not ready to play. We simply did not play as a team and it showed. We got frustrated and instead of coming together as a team and supporting one another, we divided.”

  • Memorial outspikes Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Tell City didn’t block any spikes in a 25-20, 25-17, 25-16 volleyball loss to Evansville Memorial Tuesday.
    Kammie Jo Hayes made 10 kills for Tell City and Bailey Weikel added seven. Rachel Malone had 22 assists.
    Hayes made 14 digs, MaKaylee Buntin 12, and Morgan Schuetter 10.
    Buntin served eight points. She and Hayes each served three aces.
    Memorial won the JV match 25-20, 25-10.
    Elizabeth Thomas made four kills for Tell City and Ava Hilgenhold had four assists.

  • TC girls 5th, PC boys 9th in...

    BOONVILLE—Alex Blankenship placed 23rd to lead Tell City to fifth place in the 11-team Pioneer Invitational girls cross country race Saturday.
    Blankenship finished in 23:48.7.
    Two freshmen were next for the Marksmen, Elena Hagedorn 28th in 24:06.1 and Hayley Wroe 39th in 25:11.1.
    Ashley Scarboro was 41st in 25:28.2 and Mariah Klueh 42nd in 25:29.0 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.
    Emma Harding, 58th in 26:53.9, and Rhiannon Campbell, 60th in 27:02.9, also finished for the Marksmen.

  • Commodores conk Corydon

    LEOPOLD—Terissa Roark made 18 kills as Perry Central beat Corydon 21-25, 25-13, 18-25, 25-23, 16-14 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Bree Noland added nine kills and Maria Hubert and Maddie Labhart each made four. Jenna Lutgring made two blocks.
    Addy Davis had 29 assists.
    The Commodores also did a good job digging up Corydon’s hits. Labhart made 20 digs, Brooke Lasher 17, Davis 10, and Courtney Berger nine.
    Steen served four aces and Lasher added two.
    Corydon won the JV match 10-25, 25-14, 15-14.

  • Commodores need to stop Rangers...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Containing Forest Park’s passing game will be a key for Perry Central in their football game Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    “They pass 50 percent of the time - they don’t just throw in obvious situations,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson of the 0-1 Rangers.
    He said their top receivers are “a couple of nice athletes,” 6-foot-5, 190-pound senior Sam Englert and 6-3, 180-pound junior Braydon Voegerl.

  • Versatile Patriots to test Tell...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Heritage Hills’ speed and versatile offense will test Tell City in PAC football Friday at 7 p.m.
    “They have really good speed all around,” said Tell City Coach Josh Teague. “Their defensive linemen are all about 6-2, 230 pounds and real good athletes.”
    The Patriots run multiple offensive sets, including an I, double tight ends and empty backfield - “a little bit of everything,” said Teague.

  • PC JV nips Tell City on late...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Christian Hagan caught a 20-yard touchdown pass with 1:48 left to lift Perry Central past Tell City 13-10 in JV football Monday.
    Hagan recovered a fumble at the Tell City 22 to set up that touchdown.
    “Christian Hagan played really well on both sides of the ball,” said Perry Central Coach Devon Thomas.
    The game was a defensive battle, with Tell City scoring its first four points by tackling the Commodores twice in their own end zone for safeties.