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Today's Sports

  • Patriots overtake Commodores

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Heritage Hills’ defense prevented Perry Central from getting as many kills as usual as the Patriots won 25-22, 25-19, 24-26, 25-21 in volleyball Thursday.
    Perry Central built leads of 8-0, 13-4 and 17-11 in the first game.
    Hannah Edwards served seven consecutive points for the 8-0 lead, which came with Heritage Hills’ top spiker, Madison Fella, in the front row.
    But the Patriots still rallied late for the win, setting the tone for the match.

  • Turnovers contribute to 17-6...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Elliott Brown broke Tell City’s career rushing record, but three turnovers hurt the Marksmen in a 17-6 PAC football loss to Southridge Friday.
    Brown entered the game needing 163 rushing yards to break Chris Spencer’s career record of 4,396 set 1989-1992. He finished with 194 yards.
    That helped the 1-5 Marksmen outrush 5-1 Southridge 268 yards to 181 yards. They held the Raiders to just 16 yards rushing in the first half.

  • PC pounds Trojans

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    OAKLAND CITY—Perry Central dominated offensively and defensively, shutting out Wood Memorial 52-0 in football Friday.
    Perry Central scored on its first three possessions. On its second play from scrimmage Lane Lynch threw a short pass to Luke Hilgenhold, whose running after the catch turned it into a 66-yard touchdown.
    Then the Commodores’ defense forced a three and out. Perry Central took over on the Wood Memorial 42.

  • Southridge edges Marksmen 3-2

    TELL CITY—Southridge overcame first-set losses to win both doubles matches and beat Tell City 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.
    Tell City won the top two singles matches handily. Jake Swihart beat Corbin Neu 6-0, 6-1 in No. 1 and Zach Fischer defeated Mitch Steinkamp 6-2, 6-2 in No. 2.
    Southridge’s Mortiz Gropp beat Luke Thomas 6-4, 6-1 in No. 3 singles.
    The Raiders’ O’Brien and Julian overtook Jeff Yeung and Kevin Yeung 2-6, 6-4, 6-1 in No. 1 doubles.

  • TC boys 30th, girls 54th Saturday

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Three meets in eight days apparently caught up with Tell City’s cross country teams in the Trinity/Valkyrie Invitational Saturday.
    The Marksman boys team entered the meet ranked 25th in the state in the coaches poll but finished 30th among 68 teams with 841 points.
    “We ran tired,” said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden. “Three meets in eight days was a big change for them after averaging one meet for eight days the past three or four weeks.”

  • PC girls 5th in Crawford meet

    MARENGO—Elizabeth Dauby, Jillian Theis and Megan Thomas earned medals to lead Perry Central to fifth place in Crawford County’s 23-team girls cross country invitational Saturday.
    Separate races were scored for each class, with the top 15 in each class receiving medals.
    Then the times of each team’s top five runners overall were added together to form its team score.
    Dauby placed sixth in the 50-girl freshman race in 22:12. That was the 24th best time among 209 girls overall.

  • James leads Perry Central past...

    LANESVILLE—Grace James had 22 assists, seven digs, three blocks, three kills and four ace serves as Perry Central beat Lanesville 25-10, 25-6, 25-11 in volleyball Monday.
    Perry Central, tied for sixth in the Class 2A state coaches poll this week, again featured a balanced spiking attack. Jordan Sprinkle and Maddie Hubert each made eight kills, Hannah Edwards and Brittany Parker each made five, and Ryann Lynch matched James’ three.
    Sprinkle made four blocks and Hubert added two.
    Parker made 18 digs and Edwards added six.

  • Peter qualifies for regional 2nd...

    JASPER—Tell City senior Addie Peter qualified for the regional for the second year in a row as the Marksmen finished sixth in their eight-team girls golf sectional Saturday.
    Peter shot 95 to place fourth overall and first among golfers not on the top three teams.
    The top three teams and the top three individuals not on those teams qualified for the regional, which will be held at Country Oaks Golf Club near Montgomery Saturday at 7:30 a.m.

  • Perry Central to visit Trojans

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    OAKLAND CITY—Wood Memorial will take an 0-5 record into Friday’s 7 p.m. football game with Perry Central.
    But the Trojans have been scoring more points lately, which could be cause for concern for a Perry Central defense that has struggled the last two games.
    The Trojans scored just six points in their first three games combined but then scored 22 against North Knox and 16 against Eastern Greene.

  • Raiders still running ball even...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Southridge will visit Tell City without star running back Connor Craig for a PAC football game Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    But even without Craig, who tore an anterior cruciate ligament a couple of weeks ago, the 4-1 Raiders still run the ball well, said Tell City Coach Ronnie Robinson.