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Today's Sports

  • Tigers knock off Commodores

    LEOPOLD—Evansville Memorial’s defense made it hard for Perry Central to get kills or ace serves as the Tigers won 25-5, 25-16, 25-7 in volleyball Monday.
    Abby Reed led Perry Central with five kills and Terissa Roark added three. Roark and Sarah Lutgring each made one block.
    Addy Davis had eight assists.
    The Commodores got only two ace serves, one apiece by Roark and Brooke Lasher.
    Brooke Mullis made 10 digs for the Commodores and Ryann Lynch added seven.
    Memorial won the JV match 25-12, 25-11.

  • Rebels dig past Marksmen

    TELL CITY—South Spencer used strong defense to beat Tell City 25-21, 25-23, 17-25, 25-22 in PAC volleyball Tuesday.
    “They were a good, athletic team - probably the best scrappy team that we’ve faced,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “They just dug everything up.”
    Emma Kohnert led Tell City with 15 kills. Kammie Jo Hayes added eight and Emili Stephens four.
    Emily Hagedorn and Rachel Malone each had 15 assists.
    Kohnert and Hayes each made three solo blocks.

  • Volleyball sectional pairings...

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City received the best draw among Perry County teams when the IHSAA drew its volleyball sectional pairings Monday.
    The 19-8 Marksmen drew a first-round bye in Forest Park’s six-team, Class 2A sectional and will play 1-25 Forest Park in the semifinals Thursday, Oct. 20, at approximately 7 p.m. Perry County time.
    Perry Central will play 14-11 North Posey in that sectional’s first match Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
    That will be followed by South Spencer versus Mater Dei at 7 p.m.

  • Tell City to visit Rangers

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Teams with several similarities will meet when Forest Park hosts Tell City in PAC football Friday at 7 p.m.
    Each is 1-7, with each’s only victory coming against Perry Central. Tell City beat the Commodores 20-7 and Forest Park beat them 20-2.
    Tell City averages 9.9 points and gives up 34.5 points per game while Forest Park averages 10.5 and gives up 39.3 ppg.
    Both teams like to run most of the time.

  • Perry Central wants to stop...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    MITCHELL—Perry Central will try to stop Mitchell’s running game as the Commodores battle for third place in PLAC football standings Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    Mitchell is 2-2 in the conference and Perry Central is 1-3, so a win for the Commodores would tie them with Mitchell and Springs Valley for third place in the six-team conference.
    A loss would give Perry Central a fifth-place finish.

  • Perry Central girls on to...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Elizabeth Dauby placed seventh in 21:55.03 to lead Perry Central to fifth place in the girls cross country sectional Saturday.
    Jasper repeated as champion with 38 points. Perry Central scored 114 and Tell City was seventh among seven complete teams with 167.
    The top five teams and the top 10 individuals not on those teams qualified for the Crawford County regional, which will be run Saturday at 10 a.m. Tell City’s Alex Blankenship and Jalynn Pruitt qualified as individuals.

  • Tell City wins fourth sectional...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Tell City placed six runners in the top 13 as it won the 10-team Jasper boys cross country sectional Saturday.
    The title was the Marksmen’s fourth in a row and 13th overall. This was the 11th consecutive year that a Perry County team has won it, as Perry Central won it seven years in a row, 2006-12.
    Tell City scored 35 points to beat runner-up Jasper by 35.
    Perry Central was sixth with 146 and Cannelton 10th with 318.

  • Bulldogs fall to South Central

    CANNELTON—Cannelton couldn’t get its spiking attack going in a 25-20, 25-20, 25-8 volleyball loss to South Central Thursday.
    “We seemed to struggle with setting it up, but we did a good job digging up what they hit over at us,” said Cannelton Coach Julie Harris.
    Mackenzie Reed made four digs and Caressa Sloss and Nicole Harris each added three. Sloss made four blocks.
    April Terry served eight points for Cannelton. Sloss and Chloe Davis each added five and Reed and Harris each served three.

  • No. 10 Blackhawks down Commodores

    LEOPOLD—Springs Valley, ranked 10th in the state in Class A, beat Perry Central 26-24, 25-17, 25-21 Thursday to remain undefeated in PLAC volleyball.
    Abby Reed made eight kills, Terissa Roark seven, Addy Davis four, and Ryann Lynch three for Perry Central. Davis had 15 assists.
    Roark made three blocks and Davis, Payton Emmons and Latisha James each added two.
    Brooke Mullis made 12 digs, Lynch 10, Reed six, Davis five, and Brooke Lasher four.
    Lynch, Mullis and Roark each served two aces.
    Springs Valley won the JV match 25-21, 25-11.

  • Marksmen outspike Paoli

    PAOLI—Emma Kohnert made 17 kills and seven blocks - three solos - as Tell City beat Paoli 25-21, 25-18, 25-20 in volleyball Thursday.
    Kammie Jo Hayes added 11 kills. Rachel Malone had 16 assists and Emily Hagedorn added 10.
    Emili Stephens made three blocks and Hayes, Malone and Natalie Sanders each added two.
    Morgan Schuetter made 20 digs, Hayes 18, and MaKaylee Buntin 12.
    Hayes served 11 points, Malone nine, and Hagedorn seven, with Malone getting two aces.