Today's Sports

  • PC team inexperienced

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    LEOPOLD—With no seniors and only two of last year’s top six runners returning, “we don’t have much experience at all,” said Perry Central boys cross country coach Jason Barnett.
    John Bashor, who placed fifth in the PLAC meet last year, and Marcus Graham, who placed sixth, are the top returnees.
    “Those two have been working hard together,” said Barnett.

  • ‘State or bust’ is Tell City...

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    TELL CITY—Though it has no seniors, Tell City’s boys cross country team has enough young talent that Coach Brian Beckort says qualifying for the state meet is a realistic goal.
    “For me, it’s state or bust,” he said Monday. “If we don’t make it to state, it’s my fault. I have the talent.”

  • Kohnert, Marksmen kill Huskies

    EVANSVILLE—Emma Kohnert made 20 kills as Tell City beat Evansville North 17-25, 26-24, 25-23, 18-25, 17-15 in a season-opening volleyball match Monday.
    Freshman Kammie Jo Hayes added 10 kills and Mary Steen made eight.
    Emily Hagedorn had 18 assists and Rachel Malone added 17 to aid the hitters.
    Hagedorn and Madison Schuetter each made 10 digs and MaKaylee Buntin added eight.
    Tell City did a good job digging overall, as no one made more than eight kills for North.
    Buntin served 13 points for Tell City and Schuetter served two aces.

  • Tell City team quick but small,...

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    TELL CITY—Tell City graduated probably its fastest football player ever last spring but may be faster overall this season.
    “We lost our absolute quickest kid (running back Elliott Brown, who set several school records including career rushing yards), but I think the guys we have are pretty quick,” said Coach Ronnie Robinson.
    Even “our linemen are fairly quick,” he said.

  • Commodores have talented starters

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    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s football team will feature talented starting lineups both ways, including numerous returnees at the skill positions.
    The Commodores have eight lettermen returning, and most of them are two-way starters.
    But “a lack of experience on the line and a lack of depth overall” concern Coach Greg Gibson.

  • Perry Central’s ace serves beat...

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    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s volleyball team made 11 bad serves in a three-game match Tuesday.
    But when the Commodores got them in, Cannelton had trouble handling them. Twenty-seven went for aces as the Commodores won 25-17, 25-6, 25-8.
    Ryann Lynch served six aces, Maddie Hubert and Payton Emmons five apiece, and Terissa Roark and Courtney Berger four apiece.

  • Cannelton fall schedules

    Varsity Volleyball
    17    Cloverport Fraize HS    H    5:30
    18    Perry Central    H    6:00
    20    Lanesville    A    5:30
    26    Springs Valley Community HS    A    5:00
    27    Orleans    A    6:30
    5    Orleans Tourney    A    8:00

  • TC has more depth; expects more...

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    TELL CITY—New Tell City boys soccer coach Pat Jarboe has some simple goals for his team this season: “We want to score more goals than we did last year and we want to win some games.”
    He might also have added: bring some stability to the team.
    The Marksmen have fielded a varsity team for five years and have won just four games in that span. Jarboe is their fourth coach.
    They went 0-12 and scored just one goal last season.

  • Marksman boys tennis team lacks...

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    TELL CITY—Athletes generally flock to a chance to be part of a winning team.
    Tell City’s boys tennis team finished 10-4 in dual matches - its most victories in decades - and 18-6 overall last year, tying for first place in the nine-team PAC and placing second to perennial champion Castle in the sectional.
    So one would assume plenty of boys want to play for the team this year. But one would be wrong.
    Three doubles starters and the top reserve from last year’s team return.

  • Cannelton coach sees improvement...

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    CANNELTON—Cannelton’s volleyball team finished 1-24 last year, but Coach Ashley Chapman said her four returning players “have really improved” and they are joined by five talented newcomers.
    Jordyn Vogt is a fourth-year varsity player. The only other senior on the team, Tori Stowe, has never played on the team but “she’s really good,” said Chapman.
    Junior returnees are Nicole Harris, April Terry and Kelsey Marshall.