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  • Perry Central to face strong...

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    FRENCH LICK—Stopping Springs Valley’s running game will be Perry Central’s priority when they meet in PLAC football Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    The 4-3 Blackhawks have “a really good running game,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson. “They have two pretty good backs.
    “One (Hunt Reynolds, a 6-foot, 220-pound senior) is more of a pound guy and one (Wyatt Purkhiser, a 5-7, 150-pound sophomore) is more of a scooter - they try to get him on the edge and let him go.

  • Rangers oust Tell City

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    LINCOLN CITY—Forest Park used its superior quickness and passing ability to beat Tell City 6-1 in the first round of the Heritage Hills boys soccer sectional Tuesday.
    The Marksmen got only four shots on goal, including two on penalty kicks - one of them an indirect kick that Eli Reed kicked into the goal but it had to touch someone else before going in and it did not.
    Reed scored the Marksmen’s only goal on their fourth shot with 15:07 left in the game.

  • Perry Central girls team repeats...

    MARENGO—Perry Central had the individual winner in both races and repeated as team champion in the girls race in PLAC cross country meets Saturday.
    Marcus Graham won the boys race by 34 seconds in 17:01 and freshman Macey Emmons took the girls race in 21:05. Teammate Elizabeth Dauby placed second in 21:44.
    It was the ninth year in a row that a Perry Central boy won the individual title.

  • Tell City repeats as PAC boys...

    PETERSBURG—Dominating may not be strong enough to describe the performance by Tell City’s boys cross country team in Saturday’s PAC meet.

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  • Northeast Dubois blanks Tell City

    TELL CITY—Northeast Dubois scored two quick goals early in the second half and beat Tell City 7-0 in boys soccer Thursday.
    The Jeeps led only 2-0 at halftime.
    “We played an excellent first half but the second half we came out flat,” said Tell City Coach Pat Jarboe. “We had several communications breakdowns in the second half, and when that happens it leads to trouble.”
    Tell City goalie Anthony Froehlich made 17 saves. “He had a good game,” said Jarboe.

  • Cannelton falls to Crawford...

    MARENGO—Cannelton improved its digging but lost to Crawford County 25-19, 25-13, 25-10 in volleyball Thursday.
    Tori Stowe made 12 digs, the most by a Bulldog this season.
    Caressa Sloss made three kills. She, Chloe Davis and Jordyn Vogt each made one block.
    Nicole Harris served one ace.
    Cannelton, 0-15, will host South Spencer for senior night Tuesday at 6 p.m.

  • Jasper’s defense stops Commodores

    JASPER—Jasper’s blocking and digging held Perry Central’s offense down as the Wildcats won 25-13, 25-6, 25-14 in volleyball Thursday.
    Payton Emmons, Maddie Hubert, Brooke Mullis and Terissa Roark each made three kills to lead Perry Central. Addy Davis had 11 assists.
    Hubert made 16 digs and Mullis added 13. Roark made two blocks.
    The Commodores served only one ace.
    Jasper won the JV match 25-14, 25-8.
    Maddie Labhart and Jenna Lutgring each made three kills for Perry Central.

  • Mater Dei holds off Tell City

    TELL CITY—Passing problems hurt Tell City late in the first game as the Marksmen lost to Mater Dei 25-23, 25-22, 26-24 in volleyball Thursday.
    “They were good games,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “We should’ve won the first one. We had a 23-17 lead, but they had a good server up there and we couldn’t pass the ball.”
    Emma Kohnert led Tell City with 12 kills and six blocks - three solos. Kammie Jo Hayes added seven kills and Emili Stephens and Mary Steen each made four.
    Emily Hagedorn had 21 assists.