Today's Sports

  • Cannelton 0-3 at Rock Creek

    SELLERSBURG—Cannelton improved its back-row play but went 0-3 in Rock Creek’s volleyball tourney Saturday.
    Cannelton lost to Clarksville 25-18, 25-23, to Crothersville 25-13, 25-13, and to Rock Creek 25-7, 25-14.
    Makala Kellems made three kills against Clarksville.
    Melissa Clausen made six digs, Star Bernardi served two aces, and Mikah Hemmings made one block.

  • Tell City 2nd in Corydon tourney

    CORYDON—Kassidie Hayes made 31 kills as Tell City went 2-1 in Corydon’s volleyball tourney.
    The Marksmen beat North Harrison 25-23, 25-27, 25-23 and New Washington 25-20, 25-18 but lost to Corydon 26-24, 25-18.
    Hayes made 15 kills and five blocks and had 11 assists against North Harrison.
    Logan Flannagan added eight kills and she and Cassie Bryant each made 20 digs.
    Natalie Peter had 10 assists and Emma Kohnert made two blocks.
    Flannagan made 14 kills and Hayes five against New Washington. Hayes had 12 assists and Peter 10.

  • Tell City boys win 21-team meet...

    NASHVILLE—Tell City placed three runners in the top 20 as it won the 21-team Class A division of the Eagle Classic boys cross country meet Saturday.
    Tell City scored 109 points to beat runner-up Borden by 12.
    Perry Central was fourth with 174. The Commodores had two runners in the top 11 and three in the top 25, but Tell City’s seventh man beat Perry Central’s fifth scorer by 44 seconds.
    Perry Central’s Aaron Pierrard led Perry County runners by placing fourth in 16:16 and teammate Bryce Lain was 11th in 16:41.

  • PC wins Evansville tourney;...

    EVANSVILLE—Hannah Harpenau made 36 kills and Madeline Hubert made 13 blocks as Perry Central won Evansville Central’s volleyball tourney Saturday.
    Perry Central beat Reitz 25-20, 25-14, Bosse 25-27, 25-15, 15-13, Gibson Southern 25-16, 25-13, and Evansville Central 25-23, 25-20 to finish the tourney undefeated.
    Harpenau made eight kills and Jordan Sprinkle added seven against Reitz. Grace James had 21 assists.

  • TC vs. PC will be battle of two...

    Tell City Coach Ryan George expects a large crowd when his team hosts Perry Central in football Friday at 7 p.m.
    That was the case when they met for the first time in 2007 but hasn’t always been since, as usually one team came in with a much better record than the other and the games were one-sided.

  • Tell City 2nd, PC 3rd in Lincoln...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City placed six runners in the top 27 to finish second in the 11-teamm Lincoln Trail Invitational boys cross country meet Tuesday.
    Tell City scored 75 points and Perry Central was third with 95. Daviess County, one of Kentucky’s top-ranked teams, won with 32.
    Perry Central’s Bryce Lain was the top local finisher, placing third in 16:25. But Tell City’s Caleb Sherry was just one second behind him in fourth place.

  • Roos to launch book in Ireland...

    IRELAND—Tell City graduate Mike Roos will launch his book on Ireland High School’s 1962-63 basketball season with a reading and book signing at the Ireland Elementary gymnasium Sept. 29 at 1 p.m. Perry County time.
    Former NBA Coach of the Year Del Harris, who faced Ireland that season as Dale’s coach, will be a special guest speaker. Longtime Evansville sportscaster Mike Blake will emcee the launch, which is free and open to the public.

  • Bosse tops Tell City in...

    EVANSVILLE—Bosse shut out Tell City for the first 79 minutes and beat the Marksmen 2-1 in boys soccer Wednesday.
    Eli Reed scored Tell City’s goal in the final minute on an assist from Grant Bolin.
    Reed Goffinet made 22 saves in goal for Tell City and other defenders made 10 saves.
    But the Marksmen got only eight shots on goal.
    “It was a very physical game,” said Tell City Coach Austin Fischer.
    Tell City, 1-7, will host Northeast Dubois today at 5 p.m.

  • Tell City runs tennis win streak...

    TELL CITY—Tell City won the top two singles matches and No. 2 doubles to beat Pike Central 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Thursday.
    That was the Marksmen’s third win in three days and fifth in a row as they raised their record to 5-2 in the PAC and 6-3 overall.
    “This was probably the best we played as a team all year,” said Tell City Coach Nick Weyer. “From top to bottom, I was extremely proud of our play tonight. Pike Central is a solid, well-coached team; therefore, this is a good win for us.
    “It’s been a tiring, hot week, but the gentlemen worked hard and had positive outcomes.”

  • Commodores’ defense stops Tell...

    By LARRY GOFFINET Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Strong defense, including improved blocking the last two games, helped Perry Central defeat Tell City 25-21, 25-16, 25-20 in volleyball Thursday.