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  • South Spencer running game to...

    Sports Editor

    REO—Tell City will have to cope with South Spencer’s big offensive line as the Marksmen try to stop the Rebels’ running game in PAC football Friday at 7 p.m.
    “They’ve got quite a bit of size up front,” said Tell City Coach Josh Teague. “Both their guards and their center return from last year, and four out of their five linemen weigh over 230 pounds.
    “Jacob Huff, their left guard, weighs 320 pounds.”

  • Rangers beat Tell City

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Forest Park scored three goals in a 2:16 span to take control and beat Tell City 8-1 in PAC boys soccer Tuesday.
    The Marksmen held Forest Park scoreless for more than 16 minutes. Then their lack of depth - they had only four reserves compared with 10 for Forest Park - seemed to factor in.
    The Rangers scored their first goal with 23:40 left in the first half.

  • Robinson replaced by Teague as...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s administration announced Monday that “Ronnie Robinson resigned as coach of the Tell City Junior-Senior High School varsity football team” this morning.
    Assistant coach Josh Teague was named “the interim head coach until the end of the season,” according to a press release from the Tell City administration.
    Teague met with the players right after school, before practice.

  • North Harrison beats Tell City 8...

    RAMSEY—North Harrison controlled the ball more than Tell City and beat the Marksmen 8-1 in boys soccer Thursday.
    “All in all, we didn’t play too bad,” said Tell City Coach Pat Jarboe. “We hustled.
    “Once again we got rid of the ball too quick and didn’t hold onto it long enough at certain times.”
    Jase Otto scored Tell City’s goal “on a nice assist from Phillip Kehl on a play started at the defensive end by Claire Zellers,” said Jarboe.

  • Cannelton falls twice

    FRENCH LICK—Springs Valley used strong hitting to beat Cannelton 25-11, 25-10, 25-5 in volleyball Wednesday.
    “They are good,” Cannelton Coach Ashley Chapman said of the Blackhawks. “I don’t see anybody beating them in our sectional (which the Blackhawks are joining this year).
    “They had a really good freshman and a really good senior.”
    Caressa Sloss made three kills for Cannelton. Mackenzie Reed served two points and made two digs.
    Cannelton lost another road match at Orleans 25-7, 25-11, 25-12 Thursday.

  • Cougars claw Commodores

    RAMSEY—North Harrison used strong hitting throughout its lineup to beat Perry Central 25-13, 25-5, 25-21 in volleyball Thursday.
    “This was one of those nights where we had a young team,” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet. “And North Harrison had a nice team.
    “They hit the ball very well all the way across. A lot of them played club volleyball. That’s the best team we’ve played this year.”

  • Marksmen’s aces knock off Titans

    FORT BRANCH—Improved passing and strong serving helped Tell City beat Gibson Southern 25-18, 23-25, 25-20, 25-19 in PAC volleyball Thursday.
    “We passed a little better,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “Our serve-receive was a little better. It can still get a lot better, but we got to do more offense and get more swings than in the last two games.
    “And our serving was really good. We had quite a few aces (15).”
    Emily Hagedorn served 14 points, including four aces. Emma Kohnert added three aces.

  • Crews carries Patriots past Tell...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Kenton Crews scored four touchdowns, including two on punt returns, as Heritage Hills beat Tell City 49-7 in PAC football Friday.
    Crews scored all his touchdowns in the first half as the Patriots built a 43-0 lead.
    He caught a 48-yard pass from Caleb Mulzer on the second play of the game for his first touchdown.
    Mulzer threw a two-point conversion pass to Ethan Griepenstroh to put the Patriots up 8-0.

  • Commodores’ defense stops...

    Sports Correspondent

    FERDINAND—Perry Central’s defense forced two turnovers and came up with a defensive stop late in the fourth quarter to defeat Forest Park 26-21 in football Friday.
    With the Commodores clinging to the five-point lead with 5:58 left in the game, Forest Park forced a fumble and Gavin Hoffman recovered it at the Commodore 45-yard line.
    The Rangers rushed eight times, getting the ball to the Perry Central 18-yard line. Perry Central’s defense then dropped Eli Knust for a 2-yard loss.

  • Tell City 6th at Washington

    WASHINGTON—Tell City’s Kevin Yeung placed third in No. 1 singles at the eight-team Washington invitational boys tennis tourney Saturday.
    Yeung beat John Bizal of Evansville Central 6-1, 6-1 in the first round, lost to Luke Steinhart of Mount Vernon 6-0, 6-1 in the second round, and then beat Andrew Woods of Linton 6-1, 7-5 in the consolation round for third place.
    Chandler Lacy also went 2-1 in No. 2 singles.