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Today's Sports

  • Tell City beats Boonville to...

    BOONVILLE—Tell City won all three singles matches and No. 1 doubles to beat Boonville 4-1 in the first round of their boys tennis sectional Thursday.
    That put Tell City in the championship match against Castle for the second year in a row. That match was rained out Friday and Saturday and has been rescheduled for today (Monday) at 4:30 p.m.
    Tell City singles players Jake Swihart, Zach Fisher and Luke Thomas all won in straight sets against Boonville.

  • Cannelton falls to Wolfpack

    MARENGO—Crawford County had more bump-set-spike possessions than Cannelton in a 25-12, 25-15, 25-12 volleyball victory over the Bulldogs Thursday.
    “They played well together,” said Cannelton Coach Bridget Bruggeman. “They set the ball up twice as many times as we did.”
    Strong serve reception helped the Wolfpack get the ball to their setters. Cannelton was able to get only two ace serves against them.
    The Bulldogs made only one bad serve the entire match, though.

  • Wildcats nip Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Mater Dei has won this area’s last three Class 2A volleyball sectionals and is one of the favorites again this year. But Tell City proved it could play with the Wildcats Thursday.
    Mater Dei edged Tell City 25-11, 23-25, 25-15, 18-25, 15-9 but Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes called the match “very encouraging. We played really well. We played with heart and we played with emotion.

  • Jasper outspikes Perry Central

    JASPER—Perry Central made fewer kills than usual in a 25-17, 25-23, 25-21 volleyball loss to Jasper Thursday.
    Hannah Harpenau led the Commodores with 11 kills. Sydney Goffinet added seven and Jordan Sprinkle five.
    Grace James had 23 assists. She and Sprinkle each made three blocks.
    The Commodores had a good serving percentage (their top four servers went 50 for 52), but no one served more than one ace, as Jasper did a good job receiving them.

  • PC takes advantage of Senators’...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central capitalized on West Washington mistakes to beat the Senators 40-8 in PLAC football Friday.  
    West Washington moved the ball from its 19 to its 47 on its first possession. But on third and 10, the Senators fumbled the ball after a 2-yard loss.
    Perry Central’s Nick Coultas recovered it at the Senators’ 45-yard line.

  • Tell City overcomes shaky start...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City dominated the last three quarters to beat North Posey 20-7 in PAC football Friday.
    Tell City trailed 7-0 after the first quarter but mounted a 73-yard touchdown drive early in the second quarter.
    That drive included nice runs by Elliott Brown, Brennan Malone and Reese Miller and was capped by Brown’s 18-yard touchdown run to the left side.
    The extra-point kick was no good, though, leaving the Vikings ahead 7-6.

  • Peter shoots 104 in girls...

    MONTGOMERY—Tell City’s Addie Peter struggled on the front nine as she shot 104 in the IHSAA girls golf sectional Saturday.
    “Addie had some trouble with the front nine,” said Tell City Coach Amber Thomas. “She just didn't get any breaks, and ended up with a 57.
    “She was able to shake off the front nine, and she ended up with a good back nine with a 47.
    “Her 18-hole round was a 104, just one stroke more than her qualifying regional score during the sectional.”

  • Cannelton falls to Hornets,...

    CANNELTON—Mikah Hemmings made five kills, three digs and two blocks but Cannelton lost to Medora 25-9, 25-13, 25-11 in volleyball Friday.
    Melissa Clausen also made three digs and Jordyn Vogt added two kills. Nicole Harris and Makala Kellems each had two assists.
    “It seems we play strong in small spurts but lose momentum and confidence when we make an error or fall behind,” said Cannelton Coach Bridget Bruggeman.
    Brenna Floyd made 16 kills as host Tecumseh, ranked fifth in the state in Class A, beat Cannelton 25-6, 25-6, 25-6 Tuesday.

  • Marksmen win 2 of 3 matches

    PETERSBURG—Logan Flannagan made 16 kills and two blocks as Tell City beat Pike Central 25-13, 25-17, 25-8 in PAC volleyball Tuesday.
    Kassidie Hayes added seven kills and Emma Kohnert and Cassie Bryant each made five.
    Hayes had 18 assists and Natalie Peter added 17.
    Kohnert made five blocks, including two solos, and Mary Steen added two. Bryant made 22 digs and Madison Schuetter added 13.
    Tell City split two matches Saturday, beating Vincennes Lincoln 25-19, 25-18 but losing to Mount Vernon 25-17, 25-21.

  • PC 11th, TC 12th at Bedford

    BEDFORD—Aaron Pierrard placed 10th among 183 runners to lead Perry Central to 11th place in Bedford North Lawrence’s boys cross country invitational Saturday.
    Avon won the 27-team race with 52 points. Perry Central scored 298 and Tell City, which had beaten the Commodores in recent races, was 12th with 321.
    “We had a pretty good day and I think Tell City had a little bit of an off day,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett.