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Today's Sports

  • Marksmen place second in...

    NASHVILLE—Nate Kaiser placed sixth to lead three Tell City runners in the top 22 as the Marksmen placed second in Brown County’s 20-team boys cross country semistate Saturday.

  • Perry Central winter schedules

    Boys Varsity Basketball
    November
    16    Corydon    A    11:00
    22    Tell City    A    6:00
    December
    1    Cannelton    A    6:00
    2    Evansville Mater Dei    H    4:00
    5    Crawford County    A    5:30
    8    Wood Memorial    H    5:30

  • Tell City should remain cross...

    Some thoughts on the local fall sports season, with only the state cross country meet remaining and with the girls basketball regular season starting in eight days:
    Lost in the celebration of Tell City’s boys cross county team’s winning three consecutive regionals and qualifying for the state meet three straight years is the fact that the Marksmen are also closing in on the record for most consecutive titles in the Jasper sectional, a record that has stayed in Perry County for decades.

  • Williams, Pioneers run past PC

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEPOLD—Perry Central’s defense couldn’t slow down Providence running back Kaden Williams in a 48-15 football sectional loss Friday.
    Williams, a 5-foot-9, 160-pound junior speedster, carried the ball 20 times for 279 yards and six touchdowns.
    Perry Central was forced to punt from its 40-yard line on its first possession. But the shanked punt went only 4 yards, giving Providence possession at the Commodore 44.

  • Wildcats’ big 2nd quarter...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City couldn’t sustain a hot start and lost to Mater Dei 49-6 in a first-round football sectional game Friday.
    Everything went Tell City’s way early, as the Marksmen built a 6-0 first-quarter lead.
    On their opening drive Dustin Hunt completed a pass over the middle to Nick Smith, who outran a Mater Dei defender for a 66-yard gain to the Mater Dei 9-yard line.

  • Tell City to face quick running...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Mater Dei’s football team has passed for over 1,100 yards this season. But that’s not what Tell City Coach Josh Teague listed as the Wildcats’ main strength.
    He said it’s “No. 9, Chase Rheinlander, a 5-foot-8, 170-pound (senior) running back. He’s very fast and very shifty. He had a 60-yard touchdown run against Reitz last week.”

  • Providence speedster to test...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Providence’s fast running back and physical offensive line could give Perry Central problems in their Class 2A football sectional matchup Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    Kaden Williams, a 5-foot-7, 155-pound junior, is the 4-5 Pioneers’ top running back. He gained 1,500 yards as a sophomore.

  • Springs Valley spikes Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Caitlyn Reynolds made 13 kills as Springs Valley beat Cannelton 25-15, 25-7, 25-10 in the Class A volleyball sectional semifinals Saturday.
    Cannelton Coach Allicyn Garrett said the Blackhawks “and Tecumseh are probably the hardest hitting teams we’ve faced.”
    Springs Valley jumped to a 7-1 lead in the first game as Alanna Nelson served five consecutive points.
    Two of those points came on free-ball kills by the Blackhawks.

  • Wildcats oust Tell City in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Mater Dei used strong serve reception and digging to beat Tell City 25-15, 25-18, 22-25, 25-20 in the Class 2A volleyball sectional semifinals Saturday.
    “Our hitters were swinging and had some good hits, but (the Wildcats) were in the spots,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes.
    She also said, “We weren’t aggressive serving-wise. All year we’ve had 10 to 12 aces (per match) and we had two tonight.

  • Off-field victories most...

    Anyone who knows me well knows I am a highly competitive person. I would like to win every softball game I coach and every euchre game I play, even if that is unrealistic.