Today's Sports

  • Vikings best Tell City

    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...

    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

    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...

    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.

  • Tell City wins Heritage Hills...

    LINCOLN CITY—Zach Fisher and Chandler Lacy claimed individual titles as Tell City won Heritage Hills’ boys tennis tourney Saturday for the second year in a row.

  • Tell City sweeps Patriots’...

    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City swept the top six places for a perfect score in a four-team junior high boys cross country meet Monday.
    The Marksmen won with 15 points. Heritage Hills was second with 50, Perry Central third with 70, and South Spencer fourth with 116.
    Tell City’s Nate Kaiser won the 1.8-mile race in 10:10, seven seconds ahead of teammate Elliot Reed.
    Chase Beckort was third in 10:45, Will Simpson fourth in 10:51, and Nigel Kaiser fifth in 10:57.

  • Tell City defeats Crawford County

    MARENGO—Tell City won all but No. 1 singles to beat Crawford County 4-1 in boys tennis Thursday.
    The Wolfpack’s Adam Beasley edged Zach Fisher in No. 1 singles 4-6, 6-4, 7-5. But Jake Swihart beat Brent Smith 6-2, 6-0 in No.2 singles and Chandler Lacy won by forfeit in No. 3.
    The Marksmen won both doubles matches in straight sets.
    Jeff Yeung and Kevin Yeung beat Brian Mitchell and Dalton Pinter 6-0, 6-3 in No. 1.
    Luke Thomas and Jackson Ramsey beat Aaron Pearson and Gavin Coleman 6-0, 6-1 in No. 2.