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Today's Sports

  • Mater Dei trims Tell City

    TELL CITY—Morgan Schuetter made 31 digs but Tell City lost to Mater Dei 25-19, 25-17, 23-25, 25-22 in volleyball Thursday.
    “We scrapped - our defense was great tonight,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “Morgan was everywhere - she played a tremendous game.
    “I thought we played well.”
    Grace Kreilein added 23 digs and Rachel Malone and Caiti Teague each made 11.
    Bailey Weikel made three solo blocks and Addison Fella added two blocks - one solo.

  • Pick-6s help North Posey top...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—North Posey scored touchdowns off two Tell City turnovers in the second quarter and beat the Marksmen 42-24 in PAC football Friday.
    The Marksmen trailed just 7-6 midway through the second quarter and had the momentum after Dustin Hunt intercepted a North Posey pass and returned it 36 yards to the Vikings’ 14-yard line.
    Ty Smith gained 3 yards on the next play, which was followed by an incomplete pass.

  • Commodores stop West Washington

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central stopped West Washington’s last drive to preserve a 14-10 PLAC football win Friday.
    The Senators took possession at their 32-yard line with 2:06 left.
    They used the run and pass to advance to the Commodore 42.
    The Senators threw an incomplete pass but were flagged because it hit an ineligible receiver downfield. The penalty moved the ball back to the Senators’ 49 and included a loss of down.

  • TC boys win Lincoln Trail junior...

    TELL CITY—All five Tell City scorers placed in the top 15 as the Marksmen won the 14-team Lincoln Trail Invitational junior high boys cross country meet Saturday.

  • Perry Central wins 1 of 4 matches

    SEYMOUR—No Perry Central player made more than three kills or served more than one ace in any match as the Commodores went 0-3 in Trinity Lutheran’s volleyball tourney Saturday.
    They lost to Trinity Lutheran 25-13, 25-6, to Jennings County 25-16, 25-23, and to Seymour 25-8, 25-11.
    Terissa Roark made two kills against Trinity Lutheran and Addy Davis had four assists.
    Davis also made five digs and Courtney Berger added four.
     Roark, Jenna Lutgring and Maria Hubert each made three kills against Jennings County. Davis had three assists.

  • Hayes, Marksmen spike Pike...

    TELL CITY—Kammie Jo Hayes made 14 kills as Tell City defeated Pike Central 25-18, 25-13, 25-16 in PAC volleyball Tuesday.
    Addison Fella added seven kills and Emili Stephens six. Rachel Malone had 34 assists.
    “We hit well,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “We didn’t have many errors - we were putting the ball down tonight. The passing was good and the sets were good.
    “We served well too. We ended up with eight aces, which is not bad.”

  • TC’s next opponent now one of...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Several coaches predicted North Posey, which will visit Tell City Friday at 7:30 p.m., could become one of the top three football teams in the PAC this year.
    So far that has come true. The Vikings are 4-2 overall and 3-2 in the PAC.
    They had to play last year’s top three PAC teams, Gibson Southern, Southridge and Heritage Hills, in consecutive weeks. They lost to the first two but came away with a 37-23 win over Heritage Hills.

  • Commodores to host balanced...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Most area football teams are run-oriented this year. But West Washington, which will visit Perry Central Friday at 6:30 p.m., likes to pass just as much.
    “They’re balanced - I’d say it’s about 50-50 passing and running,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson.
    Nick Marrs, a 6-foot-3, 185-pound senior, quarterbacks the 4-2 Senators.
    “He’s got a good arm and he’s pretty accurate most of the time,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson.

  • T’birds take advantage of Perry...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Total yards and first downs indicated the game should be close, but Eastern Greene scored off three Perry Central turnovers in the first 14 minutes to beat the Commodores 45-12 in football Saturday.
    Eastern Greene returned the opening kickoff to its own 48-yard line and scored six plays later on a 9-yard pass from Caleb Hamilton to J.W. Howard.
    The Thunderbirds’ second possession ended when Perry Central’s Clay James intercepted a pass.

  • TC boys dominate Lincoln Trail...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s boys cross country team showed its depth in several ways as it won its Lincoln Trail Invitational by 62 points Saturday.
    Tell City scored 34 points and Heritage Hills was second in the 10-team meet with 96.
    Perry Central finished eighth with 167 points and Cannelton was 10th with 300.
    Running without its usual No. 4 runner, Kaden Chestnut, who had a hip injury, Tell City still placed all five of its scorers in the top 10 and seven in the top 18 of the 87-runner field.