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Today's Sports

  • Mater Dei defeats Marksmen

    EVANSVILLE—Emma Kohnert made 11 kills but Tell City lost to Mater Dei 25-12, 25-18, 25-19 in volleyball Thursday.
    Mary Steen added five kills for the Marksmen and Brenee Leibering made two blocks.
    Natalie Peter had 23 assists and Cassie Bryant made 12 digs.
    Mater Dei won the JV match 25-15, 25-10.
    Jana Lacy made three kills and Natalie Sanders added two for Tell City. Emilie Stephens made two blocks and served three points (one ace) and Chelsey Billings made 10 digs.

  • James propels PC past Jasper

    LEOPOLD—Grace James made nine blocks, eight kills and 15 digs and had 23 assists as Perry Central beat Jasper 25-22, 26-24, 26-24 in volleyball Thursday.
    Jordan Sprinkle added eight blocks as the Commodores played strong defense at the net.
    Parker made 21 digs, Hannah Edwards 13, Hubert and Ryann Lynch seven apiece, and Casey James six.
    Besides James’ eight kills, Brittany Parker made nine, Sprinkle eight, and Maddie Hubert seven in a balanced spiking attack.

  • Tell City 2nd in tennis sectional

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    NEWBURGH—Castle won four matches in straight sets and beat Tell City 5-0 in their boys tennis sectional championship match Thursday.
    Castle won the sectional for the 21st year in a row.
    Tell City’s Jake Swihart made several ace serves as he  beat Ashwin Prasad 6-3 in the first set of No. 1 singles.
    But Prasad came back to win the next two sets 6-2, 6-1 after a rain delay in the second set.

  • Vikings best Tell City

    By MICHAEL WEBSTER
    Mount Vernon Democrat

    POSEYVILLE—North Posey ran all over Tell City and won 36-15 Friday in a PAC football game that was played much more evenly than the final score.
    A six-minute stretch spanning the halves in which they gave up 22 unanswered points. doomed the Marksmen.
    Tell City scored first, as Elliot Brown scooted 39 yards for a 7-0 lead.
    North Posey fumbled the ensuing kickoff and the Marksmen marched down to the North Posey 2 but turned the ball over on downs.

  • Commodores run to win over...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Nathan Shaw led a strong running game that carried Perry Central past West Washington 13-6 in PLAC football Friday.
    Shaw rushed for 164 yards on 19 carries and scored both Commodore touchdowns.
    Devin Martin added 122 yards on 13 carries as the Commodores amassed 304 of their 325 total yards on the ground.

  • Tell City puts it together to...

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert made 11 kills and four solo blocks as Tell City beat Pike Central 25-16, 25-16, 25-20 in PAC volleyball Tuesday.
    Brenee Leibering and Taylor Gentry each added seven kills and Mary Steen made five.
    “When you have that many girls with quite a few kills, you have a good chance of winning,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “We finally got over half our team playing well at the same time.

  • Perry Central spikes Mitchell

    MITCHELL—Balanced spiking and strong blocking helped Perry Central beat Mitchell 26-24, 25-13, 25-12 in PLAC volleyball Tuesday.
    Jordan Sprinkle made seven kills, Maddie Hubert and Grace James six apiece, Brittany Parker and Ryann Lynch four apiece, and Hannah Edwards three.
    James had 20 assists.
    Hubert and James each made four blocks and Sprinkle added two.
    James made 11 digs, Lynch 10, and Parker and Edwards eight apiece.
    James served three aces.

  • TC 3rd, PC 10th at Bedford

    BEDFORD—Thomas Simpson placed seventh in 16:28 to lead Tell City to third place in the 25-team Ted Fox Memorial boys cross country invitational Saturday.
    Tell City scored 114 points. Avon, coached by former Tell City star Zach Toothman, won with 36. North Harrison, which Tell City has beaten at times this year, was second with 101.
    Perry Central finished 10th with 303. Despite being bothered by allergies, Aaron Pierrard placed eighth in 16:30 to lead the Commodores.

  • Tell City to face passing Vikings

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    POSEYVILLE—Tell City’s football team will face probably its most pass-happy opponent when the Marksmen visit North Posey Friday at 7:30 p.m.
    “They like to throw the ball,” said Tell City Coach Ronnie Robinson. “On one film we saw they passed 70 percent of the time.
    “They’ll throw it all over the place. They try to take whatever it is you’re going to give them.”
    James Marshall, a 6-foot-1, 180-pound senior, is a returning starter at quarterback.

  • Senators' balanced attack...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Perry Central will have to concentrate on stopping West Washington’s passing and running when they meet in PLAC football Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    “They’re pretty balanced,” Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson said of the 4-2 Senators, who are 3-1 in the PLAC. “It looks like they’d like to be a 50-50 (passing-running ratio) team if they can.
    “They spread you out and run a lot of trips (three wide receivers on one side), but they still run a lot.