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  • Benningfield named Tell City...

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    TELL CITY—Trent Benningfield, a former Tell City and Oakland City University star pitcher, was named Tell City’s baseball coach by the Tell City-Troy Township School Board Tuesday.
    “We are excited about Coach Benningfield’s future as head of the Marksman baseball program,” said Tell City Athletic Director John Atkins. “We believe the pride he feels for the program as an alumni will be infectious and inspiring amongst his players.

  • Tell City can’t contain...

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    TELL CITY—Camdon Cartwright ran for 233 yards and four touchdowns as Boonville beat Tell City 41-14 in football Friday.
    Cartwright displayed a variety of moves, bursts of speed, and even a little power running as he carried the ball 22 times.
    Other Pioneers did enough to keep Tell City’s defense from keying too much on Cartwright.
    Tyler Johnson made two runs of at least 20 yards, including a 27-yard touchdown run with 2:05 left in the game.

  • Defense carries Commodores past...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s defense held Tecumseh to one touchdown to beat the Braves 14-6 in football Friday.

  • Bulldogs split with PC; fall to...

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    CANNELTON—Shaylon Hedinger went 12 for 12 serving with seven aces as Perry Central beat Cannelton 25-13, 25-18 in eighth grade volleyball Tuesday.
    Hedinger also made two kills and had five assists.
    Alyssa Hill made five kills and Morgan Judy four in the Commodores’ attack. Elly Wallace served three aces.
    Lori Northern served six points, including one ace, for Cannelton.
    Maggie Dawson and Gracie Sturgeon each also served one ace. Sturgeon and Kyra Jones each made one kill.

  • Rebels stop Tell City 7-1

    REO—Tell City scored its third goal of the season but couldn’t stop South Spencer’s offense in a 7-1 PAC boys soccer loss to the Rebels Tuesday.
    “They had a kid (Norwegian exchange student Havard Steffensen) who could just dribble through anybody and score,” said Tell City Coach Pat Jarboe. “He’s scored 15 goals this year (including five in one game).
    “We’ve got to stop stabbing and start containing with our defense.”

  • Marksmen 8th in PAC golf

    OAKLAND CITY—Kyra Gentry shot 102 to lead Tell City as it finished eighth in the PAC girls golf tourney Saturday.
    Tell City shot 500. Gibson Southern repeated as team champion with 362.
    Eight complete teams competed, as Tecumseh did not have enough golfers for a team score.
    Gentry just missed all-conference by seven strokes.
    Alex Lawalin shot 105, Taylor Goffinet 119, and Kenzie Burgess 174 to complete Tell City’s scoring.

  • Boonville edges Marksmen 3-2

    TELL CITY—Tell City won the top two singles matches but lost to Boonville 3-2 in boys tennis Monday.
    Chandler Lacy defeated Kalan Bucherl 6-1, 6-2 in No. 1 singles.
    Blaze Brumfield beat Justin Bucherl 7-5, 6-3 in No. 2 singles.
    “Blaze was down 5-2 in the second set and played within himself and well to come back and win the next five games to win the set,” said Tell City Coach Nick Weyer.  “I was really proud of his play tonight.”
    Boonville’s Ben Meier beat Lucas Montgomery 6-0, 6-0 in No. 3 singles.

  • PC defeats Vincennes in...

    EVANSVILLE—Ryann Lynch made six kills and 12 digs and served five aces as Perry Central beat Vincennes Lincoln 25-19, 26-24 in a volleyball tourney Saturday.
    Abby Reed also made six kills and Payton Emmons added five.
    Emmons served three aces and made two blocks. Addy Davis and Terissa Roark each also made two blocks.
    Davis had 10 assists and Kirstyn Linne added seven.
    Linne made nine digs and Roark added four to back Lynch in that department.

  • Kohnert, Marksmen outspike...

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert made 10 kills and three solo blocks as Tell City beat Forest Park 25-11, 25-19, 25-22 in volleyball Tuesday.
    MaKaylee Buntin served 17 points, including five aces. Natalie Sanders added seven points with four aces.
    Buntin made 15 digs and Morgan Schuetter added 13. Emily Hagedorn had eight assists.
    The Marksmen improved to 11-5 overall and 3-1 in the PAC. They will have a PAC showdown at Tecumseh, which is undefeated in the conference and ranked No. 7 in the state in Class A, tonight at 5.

  • Commodores hope to stop Braves’...

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    LEOPOLD—It will be Perry Central’s power game versus Tecumseh’s spread attack when they meet in football Friday at 7 p.m.
    “They still run the spread but they’re using maybe a little more two backs in the backfield this year,” Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson said of the 2-1 Braves. “They’ll still run some trips (three wide receivers on one side) and still try to run some option.