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  • Tell City, Perry Central split...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Ty Smith and Treyton Mucker each scored three touchdowns as Tell City used its speed to beat Perry Central 50-0 in eighth grade football Thursday.
    The Marksmen used a little razzle-dazzle to score their first touchdown. Trent Arnold completed a pass to Spencer Fest, who immediately tossed it back to Smith. Smith then ran in for the touchdown.
    That played covered 21 yards and came right after Tell City’s Jeff Miller recovered a Perry Central fumble.

  • Singles propel Tell City to...

    TELL CITY—Tell City won all three singles matches to beat Crawford County 3-2 in boys tennis Wednesday.
    Jake Swihart shut out Brian Mitchell 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles and Zach Fisher beat Aaron Pearson by the same score in No. 2.
    Luke Thomas beat Gavin Coleman 6-0, 6-2 in No. 3 singles.
    Both Tell City doubles teams won their first set but lost their next two.
    Kevin Yeung and Jeff Yeung lost to Beasley and Smith 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles.
    Chandler Lacy and Jackson Ramsey lost to Pinter and Pinter 2-6, 6-2, 6-2.

  • Tell City defeats South Spencer

    TELL CITY—Addie Peter shot 54 for medalist honors as Tell City beat South Spencer 238-259 in girls golf Wednesday.
    Sydney Goffinet shot 57, Shannon Bryant 62, and Alex Lawalin 67 to complete Tell City’s scoring.
    Also playing for the Marksmen were Halee Lamb, who shot 68, and Mary Grace Alvey, 69.
    Elizabeth Edge shot 56 to lead South Spencer.
    Peter shot 54 again in a triangular match at Crawford County Thursday but the Marksmen finished third.
    Corydon won with 196. Crawford County shot 213 and Tell City 242.

  • Commodores fall to Braves

    LEOPOLD—Maddie Duncan served eight aces as Tecumseh beat Perry Central 20-25, 25-15, 25-12, 22-25, 15-9 in volleyball Thursday.
    “We played well the first game,” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet. “The second game they had one little girl get into a serving thing and we couldn’t handle her serve. It was a really aggressive serve, hard and low.
    “The next game it seemed like whatever we tried, it didn’t work.
    “We recovered in the fourth game but we made several errors early in the fifth game and got behind 4-1.

  • Marksmen dig to win over Eagles

    LANESVILLE—Cassie Bryant made 23 digs as Tell City beat Lanesville 25-14, 25-13, 25-22 in volleyball Wednesday.
    Madison Schuetter added 10 digs as Tell City did a good job keeping the Eagles’ spikes from hitting the floor.
    Tell City had more success with its own spikes. Emma Kohnert made 11 kills, Mary Steen six, and Brenee Leibering four.
    Natalie Peter had 17 assists.
    Bryant served two aces.
    “We played pretty well as a team,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes.

  • Tell City 2nd at North Harrison

    RAMSEY—All five Tell City scorers placed in the top 22 as the Marksmen finished second in North Harrison’s 21-team boys cross country invitational Thursday.
    Host North Harrison, the defending Crawford County regional champion, won with 78 points. Tell City scored 87 and Perry Central was eighth with 245.
    Perry Central’s Aaron Pierrard was the top individual finisher from Perry County, placing third in 16:36.
    But Tell City had tight grouping, led by three freshmen.

  • Rebels top Marksmen

    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    TELL CITY—After starting the season 0-2, South Spencer Coach Tom Packer had a message for his football team in practice last week.
    “We talked to the team this week, ‘Let’s win September,’” Packer said.
    The Rebels put the August disappointment behind them and started September with a dominant 48-24 win over Tell City Friday.
    Still playing without injured All-PAC running back Jake Burden, South Spencer found a new running threat in Landon Bartlett.

  • Commodores wallop Wolfpack

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Lane Lynch passed for 260 yards and four touchdowns as Perry Central trounced Crawford County 55-0 in PLAC football Friday.
    Lynch completed 10 of 15 passes. Luke Hilgenhold caught four for 105 yards and Devin Martin four for 102 yards, with each of them scoring two touchdowns.
    “Lane does a good job of looking downfield and I thought our receivers ran good routes,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson.

  • No. 8 Commodores raise record to...

    DUBOIS—A balanced spiking attack and strong digging helped Perry Central beat Northeast Dubois 25-19, 25-23, 25-16 in volleyball Tuesday.
    The Commodores, ranked No. 8 in the Class 2A state coaches poll this week, raised their record to 8-0 with all but one of their victories coming in straight sets.
    Jordan Sprinkle made 11 kills to lead Perry Central hitters. Maddie Hubert, Ryann Lynch and Brittany Parker each added eight and Grace James made five. James had 29 assists.

  • Tell City wins 2 of 3 at Harrison

    EVANSVILLE—Maybe playing Class 4A teams was all it took to get Tell City’s Class 2A volleyball team going.
    The Marksmen beat two 4A teams from Evansville, Harrison 21-25, 25-11, 15-11 and North 25-21, 25-22, in Harrison’s tourney Saturday for their first wins of the season.
    They then lost to Gibson Southern 25-17, 25-14 to finish the tourney 2-1.
    Emma Kohnert made nine kills and three blocks against Harrison.
    Mary Steen added five kills and Natalie Peter had 14 assists.