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Today's Sports

  • Gibson Southern swamps Tell City

    FORT BRANCH—Teddy Rexing and Hunter DeWeese each scored three goals as Gibson Southern beat Tell City 11-3 in PAC boys soccer Monday.
    “That’s a very good team,” Tell City Coach Austin Fischer said of the Titans, who are ranked No. 15 in the state in Class A. “They were a scoring machine.
    “We played well. We’re getting better.”

  • Heritage Hills blocks Tell City

    TELL CITY—Madison Fella’s blocking and some Tell City mental mistakes turned the match around in the second game as Heritage Hills beat Tell City 18-25, 27-25, 25-18, 25-20 in PAC volleyball Tuesday.
    After winning the first game, “we stopped being aggressive,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “We stopped attacking—we were always on defense.”
    Part of the reason for that was the Marksmen had several spikes blocked by the 6-foot-2 Fella in the second game.

  • PC 7th in tough tourney

    MONTGOMERY—Perry Central faced three state-ranked Class A teams in pool play at Barr-Reeve’s volleyball tourney.
    Perry Central, ranked No. 8 in the state in Class 2A this week, lost to Trinity Lutheran 19-25, 25-12, 15-11, to Barr-Reeve 27-25, 21-25, 15-10, and to Indianapolis Lutheran 25-11, 25-19 in pool play. Trinity Lutheran is ranked No. 7 in the state in its class, Barr-Reeve No. 2, and Indianapolis Lutheran No. 3 this week.

  • Tell City hopes to finish drives...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City football coach Ryan George hopes the Marksmen’s failure to finish drives against South Spencer last week will keep them from getting overconfident when they visit Pike Central Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    The Chargers have lost their three games by an average score of 58-12.
    But George noted, “They had more rushing yards against Heritage Hills than we did. They run the ball very well.”

  • Perry Central wants to contain...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Slowing Paoli’s option game will be Perry Central’s main goal when they meet in PLAC football Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    “They run that mid-line veer or mid-line option,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson. “They’re going to try to get the ball to the fullback quite a bit. And they like to get the ball to the wings.”
    He said Tanner Kameda, a 6-foot, 178-pound senior wingback, is their top runner. “They like to toss-sweep with him.”

  • Tell City tops Patriots in PAC ...

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City won every match but No. 1 singles to beat Heritage Hills 4-1 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.

  • Bulldogs outserve Aces

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Mikah Hemmings made 12 kills and served four aces as Cannelton defeated Cloverport 25-12, 25-14, 25-13 in volleyball Monday.
    Jordyn Vogt and Nicole Harris each also served four aces. Makala Kellems and Star Bernardi each added three kills.
    Cannelton led just 13-9 in the first game before Kellems served 11 consecutive points.
    Hemmings made two consecutive kills in that streak, one a power hit and one on a softer, well-placed hit, prompting Cloverport to call timeout.

  • Tell City’s big plays doom Perry...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Trent Lindauer scored two long touchdowns as Tell City beat Perry Central 43-12 in eighth grade football Thursday.
    Lindauer scored on a 56-yard run in the first quarter and a 60-yard kickoff return in the second period.
    He also ran 46 yards to set up a 3-yard touchdown run by Bryson Naviaux.
    Naviaux threw touchdown passes of 10 yards to Bryon Reid and 21 yards to Davin Lawrence.

  • Tell City sweeps Crawford County

    TELL CITY—Tell City won every match in straight sets as it defeated Crawford County 5-0 in boys tennis Thursday.
    Jake Swihart dominated Tim Knieriem 6-0, 6-1 in No. 1 singles.
    Zach Fisher beat Drake Melton 6-3, 6-1 in No. 2 and Luke Thomas beat Brennan Kannapel 6-2, 6-2 in No. 3.
    Jeff Yeung and Austin Paulin had to go to a tie-breaker in the first set but beat Tyson Sloan and Ty Stevens 7-6 (7-62), 6-4 in No. 1 doubles.
    Kevin Yeung and Tyler Groves topped Adam Beasley and Brent Smith 6-2, 6-4 in No. 2 doubles.

  • Bulldogs fall to Wood Memorial

    OAKLAND CITY—Cannelton lost to Wood Memorial 25-16, 25-6, 25-1 in volleyball Thursday but Coach Bridget Bruggeman said the Bulldogs showed improvement in communication and hustle.
    “I feel like our overall attitude made a huge difference,” said Bruggeman. “I’ve been trying to encourage the girls to hustle with all their hearts on every play until they hear the whistle.”
    Mikah Hemmings led Cannelton with five kills and 10 ace serves.
    Makala Kellems, Nicole Harris and Jordyn Vogt each added two kills.