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Today's Sports

  • Perry Central passes Cougars 34-...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    ELNORA—Perry Central unleashed its best passing game of the season and reduced its turnovers as it beat North Daviess 34-14 in the first round of their football sectional Friday.
    Perry Central, 3-6, will host 5-4 North Central for a second-round game Friday tentatively scheduled for 6:30 p.m.
    One week after throwing three interceptions, Perry Central quarterback Adam Dauby completed 8 of 10 passes for a season-high 136 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions Friday.

  • Shoals holds off Cannelton

    SHOALS—Cannelton had one of its best serving matches but lost to Shoals 25-18, 25-19, 27-29, 25-13 in volleyball Saturday.
    Chloe Davis served 15 points and Nicole Harris 11 for Cannelton, with each of them getting four aces.
    April Terry added seven points and Caressa Sloss five, with Sloss serving two aces.
    Sloss made five digs, three blocks and one kill.
    Harris had two digs and one kill. Terry and Kelsey Marshall each also made one kill.
    Davis, Mackenzie Reed and Marshall each made one block.

  • Thunderbirds’ option to test...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FARMERSBURG—Tell City will look to contain North Central’s dual-threat quarterback when they meet in a first-round football sectional game Friday at 7 p.m.
    The 4-4 Thunderbirds run a triple-option offense, something Tell City has not faced this season.
    “They run their offense well and it’s an offense that’s not easily duplicated in practice,” said Tell City Coach Josh Teague.

  • Commodores to face big Cougars...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    ODON—Perry Central hopes to overcome an injury-filled regular season by getting some players healthy and winning its first-round football sectional game Friday.
    The 2-6 Commodores will visit 1-8 North Daviess Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    North Daviess has given up an average of 46.6 points per game and scored 9.9 ppg. Its only win was 27-24 over Indiana School for the Deaf Sept. 30.
    “They want to run,” Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson said. “They haven’t thrown a whole lot.”

  • Vikings eliminate Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Bad passing by Perry Central and strong spiking and digging by North Posey helped the Vikings win 25-13, 25-12, 25-14 in a first-round volleyball sectional match Tuesday.
    “They’ve got a nice team,” Perry Central Coach Becky Genet said of North Posey. “They hit around the blockers and they put the ball down.
    “And they’ve got more than one or two hitters.”

  • Tell City repeats as regional...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—Tell City had three of the top eight finishers and five of the top 18 as it won the 10-team Crawford County boys cross country regional Saturday.
    Tell City scored 46 points to beat runner-up Christian Academy by 57.

  • PCMH wins Etienne Memorial

    TELL CITY—Perry County Memorial Hospital’s team won the Perry County Memorial Hospital Foundation’s 11th annual Don Etienne Memorial Golf Classic last Monday.

  • Jarboe resigns as coach of Tell...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Pat Jarboe has resigned as Tell City’s boys soccer coach after two years on the job.
    The Marksmen went 0-12 this season, including a 6-0 loss to Northeast Dubois in the sectional. They scored four goals for the season.
    They also went 0-12 last year with four goals in Jarboe’s first season. That was an improvement from the previous season when they also went 0-12 but scored only one goal under Jarboe’s predecessor.

  • Commodores spike Senators

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Abby Reed made 15 kills as Perry Central overcame a first-set loss to beat West Washington 20-25, 25-12, 25-15, 25-23 in PLAC volleyball Thursday.
    Payton Emmons and Terissa Roark each added eight kills and Ryann Lynch made seven.
    Roark made two blocks and Latisha James added one.
    Addy Davis had a season-high 35 assists.
    Lynch made 27 digs, Courtney Berger 17, Davis 14, Brooke Mullis 13, and Brooke Lasher 12 as the Commodores had one of their best defensive matches of the season.

  • Area teams should form new...

    I had heard rumors that Tell City was interested in leaving the Pocket Athletic Conference to join the Patoka Lake Athletic Conference, and Tell City Principal Brad Ramsey confirmed Oct. 5 that Tell City had applied for PLAC membership.
    But two days later he told me Tell City had withdrawn its application.
    Apparently several parents had complained about the proposed move. I can understand some of their reasons, as the PLAC doesn’t have all the sports Tell City offers: wrestling and boys and girls swimming, soccer and tennis.