Today's Sports

  • Tell City tops Vikings

    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Tell City overcame an early 9-0 deficit to beat PAC foe North Posey 25-19 in overtime football action Friday.
    Cameron Kessinger scored from 3 yards out on third down in overtime to stake the Marksmen to a six-point lead that held up for their first win of the season.
    After seeing their extra-point try blocked, Tell City’s defense held the Vikings out of the end zone on a fourth down from the 2-yard line as Kessinger made a game-saving tackle at the 1-yard line to end the game.

  • Tell City outserves Wolfpack

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Addison Fella served eight aces as Tell City beat Crawford County 25-13, 25-21 in eighth grade volleyball Tuesday.
    Fella served four consecutive points to give Tell City a 5-1 lead in the first game and came back with an ace serve on her second serving turn to put the Marksmen up 17-10.
    The Marksmen led by at least six points the rest of that game.
    Crawford County tied the second game 16-16 before making a bad serve.

  • No. 7 Tecumseh rolls past...

    LYNNVILLE—Tecumseh, ranked No. 7 in the state in the Class A coaches poll, beat Cannelton 25-8, 25-13, 25-5 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Caressa Sloss made four kills to lead Cannelton.
    Cannelton, 0-14, will visit Crawford County tonight at 6:30.

  • Mitchell holds off Perry Central

    LEOPOLD—Terissa Roark made eight kills and three blocks but Perry Central lost to Mitchell 25-18, 29-27, 25-22 in PLAC volleyball Tuesday.
    Maddie Hubert added five kills and Payton Emmons four for the Commodores. Addy Davis had 16 assists.
    Hubert made 15 digs, Brooke Lasher and Ryann Lynch nine apiece, and Brooke Mullis eight.
    Lynch served five aces.
    Perry Central slipped to 2-2 in the PLAC and 5-18 overall.
    Perry Central won the JV match 25-21, 25-22 as Kyra Roberts made six kills, Kirstyn Linne four, and Karissa Gayer three.

  • Tell City spikes Chargers

    PETERSBURG—Emma Kohnert made 21 kills and six solo blocks as Tell City beat Pike Central 25-27, 25-15, 25-18, 25-15 in PAC volleyball Tuesday.
    Kammie Jo Hayes added 11 kills and Mary Steen and Emili Stephens each made four.
    Emily Hagedorn had 38 assists.
    Madison Schuetter made 22 digs and Hayes added 18.
    Morgan Schuetter, Hagedorn and Steen each served two aces. Morgan Schuetter served 16 points overall and Hagedorn added 11.

  • Tell City 3rd at Bedford

    BEDFORD—All five Tell City scorers placed in the top 30 as the Marksmen placed third in the 22-team Ted Fox Memorial boys cross country invitational Saturday.
    Tell City scored 92 points. Avon won with 38. Terre Haute South was second with 77 and Perry Central 18th with 455.
    Leo Simpson placed eighth in 16:26.50 to lead Tell City.
    Thomas Simpson was 14th in 16:46.86, Nate Kaiser 17th in 16:57.97, Alex Ramsey 25th in 17:06.92, and Seth Vaquero 30th in 17:52.72 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.

  • Tell City to host Vikings in...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City will meet a team with similar offensive and defensive averages when the Marksmen host North Posey in PAC football Friday at 7 p.m.
    Tell City, 0-6, averages 11.7 points per game and gives up 43.5 ppg.
    North, Posey, 1-5, averages 8.7 ppg and gives up 37.8 ppg.
    The teams are also similar in speed and size.
    Speed-wise “I’d say it’s a pretty even matchup,” said Tell City Coach Josh Teague.

  • Commodores vs. Senators may...

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Two undefeated teams will battle for control of the PLAC football race when Perry Central hosts West Washington Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    Each is 6-0 overall and this is West Washington’s final conference game, so a win would definitely give the Senators the title.
    The Commodores have conference games remaining with Springs Valley and Mitchell after this week, but a win Friday would mean they would need to win only one of those games to get at least a share of the conference title.

  • Shorthanded Tell City falls to...

    EVANSVILLE—Erik Bell scored two goals as Bosse beat Tell City 7-0 in boys soccer Wednesday.
    “We were definitely shorthanded because we only had 12 players,” said Tell City Coach Pat Jarboe. “It being Wednesday night a lot of our kids had classes (at Ivy Tech, etc.).
    “Sam Rogers, our replacement goalie, did a great job in goal - he had 20 saves.
    “The second half we played much better. Again we had some chances to score, but we need to start capitalizing on those.”

  • Patriots defeat Perry Central in...

    LINCOLN CITY—Slow starts in the first and fourth games cost Perry Central in a 25-13, 28-26, 23-25, 25-17 volleyball loss to Heritage Hills Thursday.
    Terissa Roark led Perry Central’s balanced attack with 11 kills. Maddie Hubert added 10 and Brooke Mullis nine.
    Addy Davis had 30 assists.
    Mullis made 22 digs, Hubert 21, Davis and Brooke Lasher nine apiece, and Ryann Lynch seven.
    Lasher served five aces.
    Heritage Hills won the JV match 25-18, 25-15.
    Karissa Gayer made four kills and eight digs for Perry Central.