Today's Sports

  • Zeller parents to speak in Tell...

    TELL CITY – Steve and Lorri Zeller, parents of famous basketball players Luke, Tyler and Cody Zeller, will share the message of their new book, “Raising Boys the Zeller Way,” at Tell City Junior-Senior High School auditorium 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7.
    They will also discuss the intricacies and hardships that come with parenting in today’s society, especially parenting student athletes.

  • $153 million doesn’t go as far...

    Even with today’s inflated baseball salaries, a team that guarantees a player $153 million over seven years and less than two years later benches him for a one-game playoff series probably thinks it made a bad deal.
    Such is the case with the New York Yankees and center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury, who pinch-hit but did not start in Tuesday’s wild-card loss to Houston.
    Ellsbury slumped late in the regular season and finished with a career-low .257 batting average.

  • Passing game helps Tell City...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Shane Braunecker caught two touchdown passes from Ross Wilgus as Tell City beat Heritage Hills 20-14 in seventh grade football Thursday.
    Braunecker caught a short pass in the flat and ran the rest of the way for a 62-yard touchdown with 2:41 left in the first quarter.
    Nigel Kaiser ran for the two-point conversion to put the Marksmen up 8-0.

  • Bulldogs fall to Rebels

    ELIZABETH—South Central’s change-of-pace attack caused Cannelton problems as the Rebels won 25-4, 25-6, 25-16 in volleyball Thursday.
    “They played more of a slower-paced game and our girls aren’t used to that,” said Cannelton Coach Jordan Kratzer. “I think that threw our girls off.”
    Caressa Sloss did make five blocks for Cannelton and Jordyn Vogt added three.
    Tori Stowe made 10 digs and Sloss added nine.
    Cannelton made only two kills, one apiece by Stowe and Sloss.
    The Bulldogs served no aces.

  • No. 4 Blackhawks hold off...

    FRENCH LICK—Perry Central battled Springs Valley, which is ranked No. 4 in the state’s Class A coaches poll, to a five-game match but lost 24-26, 25-14, 25-16, 23-25, 15-8 in PLAC volleyball Thursday.
    Maddie Hubert made 11 kills and 14 digs for Perry Central. Brooke Mullis added nine kills and Terissa Roark seven, and Addy Davis had 25 assists.
    Davis and Ryann Lynch each matched Hubert’s 14 digs. Mullis and Brooke Lasher added 12 apiece.
    Davis and Roark each made three blocks and Payton Emmons added two.

  • Schuetter serves Tell City past...

    TELL CITY—Morgan Schuetter served 25 points, including six aces, as Tell City beat Paoli 16-25, 25-16, 25-23, 25-12 in volleyball Thursday.
    Kammie Jo Hayes added four ace serves.
    Emma Kohnert led Tell City hitters with 15 kills and seven blocks. Hayes added 12 kills and Brenee Leibering five.
    Emily Hagedorn had 32 assists.
    Madison Schuetter made 12 digs and Morgan Schuetter added nine.
    Paoli won the JV match 25-24, 25-22.
    Megan Sandage served nine points and Grace Kreilein six for Tell City, with each of them getting two aces.

  • Titans cruise past Tell City

    FORT BRANCH—Gibson Southern amassed 535 yards of offense in beating Tell City 77-16 in PAC football Friday.
    The unbeaten Titans demonstrated why they are ranked No. 1 in Class 3A as they built a 64-0 halftime lead.
    Titan quarterback Nick Sellers passed for four touchdowns and ran for two. All but one of those touchdowns came in the first half.
    He completed 8 of 8 passes for 190 yards.
    The Titans rushed for 345 yards on 38 carries, an average of 9.1 yards per carry.

  • Commodores pull away to victory...

    Sports Editor

    FRENCH LICK—Perry Central kicked its offense in gear in the second half to overtake Springs Valley for a 34-21 PLAC football victory Friday.
    The Commodores had only 89 yards of offense - 67 rushing and 22 passing - in the first half as they trailed 14-7 at the break.
    They increased their rushing total to 258 yards in the second half and completed another pass for 9 yards.

  • Castle shuts out Tell City in...

    REO—Tennis beginners at the start of the season, Blaze Brumfield and Jacob Mowery played the closest set for Tell City in its 5-0 sectional finals loss to Castle Saturday.
    Brumfield and Mowery fell to Aaron Weir and Jake Matuscak 7-5, 6-1 in No. 2 doubles.
    Castle’s Aaron Alling and Reece Stephens beat Austin Groves and Jackson Ramsey 6-2, 6-1 in No. 1 doubles.
    In singles play Evan Bottorff beat Kevin Yeung 6-1, 6-0 in No. 1 and Chaitanya Cherupka defeated Chandler Lacy 6-1, 6-1 in No. 2.
    Blake Ellis won by forfeit in No. 3 singles.

  • Rebels defeat Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Cannel-ton made no ace serves in a 25-20, 25-16, 25-12 volleyball loss to South Spencer Tuesday.
    Caressa Sloss made two kills and three blocks to lead Cannelton hitters.
    April Terry made nine digs and Jordyn Vogt went 6 for 6 serving.
    “We played pretty well with them in the first game,” said Cannelton Coach Jordan Kratzer.
    Cannelton, 0-16, will visit South Central tonight at 5:30.