Today's Sports

  • Orleans beats Perry Central

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central had 25 spiking errors in a 25-23, 25-17, 25-22 PLAC volleyball loss to Orleans Thursday.
    Abby Reed led Perry Central with six kills on 17 for 19 spiking.
    Terissa Roark and Addy Davis each added four kills. Payton Emmons made three blocks.
    Kirstyn Linne had 12 assists and Davis added seven.
    Ryann Lynch made 14 digs. Davis added five and Linne and Brooke Mullis each made four.

  • Tell City whips Raiders

    HUNTINGBURG—Emma Kohnert made nine kills and four solo blocks and served 16 points as Tell City beat Southridge 25-12, 25-16, 25-15 in PAC volleyball Thursday.
    Four of her points came on ace serves.
    Morgan Schuetter served 11 points, including three aces, and made eight digs.
    Kammie Jo Hayes made eight kills to back Kohnert in that department and Rachel Malone had 14 assists.
    Tell City won the JV match 25-20, 25-16.
    Tell City also won the C-team match 25-20, 25-23 as Ava Hilgenhold served seven aces and had five assists.

  • Tell City forces turnovers to...

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tell City forced four turnovers and made several nice cutback runs to beat Perry Central 20-7 in a football season opener Friday.
    The Marksmen recovered three of Perry Central’s four fumbles, with Mason Stephens getting two and Dustin Hunt recovering one that Davin Lawrence caused.
    Cameron Kessinger intercepted a pass for the other turnover.
    Hunt’s fumble recovery at the Perry Central 34-yard line set up Tell City’s first touchdown.

  • Cornhole pitching

    Cody Englert of Branchville tosses a beanbag in the championship match of the Schweizer Fest cornhole tourney Saturday. Englert and teammate J.D. Underhill of Bristow placed second in the 41-team tourney to T.J. Miller and Randy Johnson of Haysville.

  • Rockport falls in semifinals of...

    SHELBY, N.C.—Rockport had only three hits in a 4-1 loss to Texarkana in the semifinals of the American Legion Baseball World Series Monday.

  • Lassaline, Ward win Schweizer...

    TELL CITY—Switching from an individual tourney to a two-person, best-ball format hasn’t really changed who wins the Schweizer Fest Golf Open.
    This was the fifth year for the two-person, best-ball format and third time in the last four years that one of the winners was a former individual champion.
    Erik Lassaline, the 2008 champion, teamed with Seth Ward to win last weekend’s 36-hole tourney with 132.
    Mark Flannagan, a three-time individual winner, teamed with his son Shane to finish second just one stroke behind the champs.

  • Simpson, Peter win six-mile road...

    TELL CITY—Local high school cross country runners took the top five places in the Schweizer Fest six-mile road run Saturday.

  • Tell City wins first 2 matches

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert made 16 kills and seven blocks as Tell City beat Evansville North 15-25, 25-15, 25-19, 25-14 in volleyball Monday.
    Kammie Jo Hayes added 10 kills and MaKaylee Buntin seven. Rachel Malone had 17 assists and Emily Hagedorn added 13.
    The Marksmen also had strong back-row play, with Morgan Schuetter making 18 digs, Buntin 17, and Hayes 14.
    Schuetter served 14 points, Malone 11, and Hayes 10. Hayes served four aces and Schuetter added three.

  • Small Tell City girls team must...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s girls cross country team has only six runners, but the sophomore-dominated squad has potential.
    Alex Blankenship, one of four sophomores on the team, just missed making all-conference last year when she placed 11th in the PAC meet.
    She was the Marksmen’s top finisher in the sectional, where she placed 22nd.
    “She’s got a lot of natural ability and she’s just kind of starting to realize that,” said Tell City Coach Katie Weyer.

  • Perry Central girls want to take...

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s girls cross country team returns six letter winners, including two who qualified for the semistate as individuals last year.
    So this year the Commodores are hoping to send their entire team to the semistate.
    Macey Emmons placed seventh in the sectional as a freshman last year and Elizabeth Dauby placed 10th as a sophomore.