Today's Sports

  • Tell City knocks off Lanesville

    TELL CITY—Tell City came back from a 13-4 deficit in the fourth game to beat Lanesville 25-10, 21-25, 25-18, 25-20 in volleyball Wednesday.
    Logan Flannagan served six consecutive points to start Tell City’s comeback and Cassie Bryant later served the last eight points.
    Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes said the comeback “was a positive” and her players “were scrappy.” But she said they still need work on serve reception and passing to the setter.

  • Commodores off to best...

    LYNNVILLE—Hannah Harpenau made 21 kills, two blocks and 12 digs as Perry Central beat Tecumseh 25-16, 25-21, 22-25, 25-15 in volleyball Thursday.
    Perry Central improved to 9-0, the best start in the team’s 41-year history.
    Sydney Goffinet added 11 kills, Jordan Sprinkle eight, and Brittany Parker six as the Commodores, ranked No. 2 in the state in Class 2A, knocked off the team ranked No. 8 in Class A.
    Grace James had 45 assists.
    Sprinkle and Madeline Hubert each made four blocks and James added three.

  • Tell City 3rd, Perry Central 6th...

    RAMSEY—Tell City boys cross country coach Chris Hollinden has said all season that his team will battle Perry Central for the Crawford County sectional title this year. And Thursday the Marksmen proved for the first time this season that they can beat the Commodores.
    Both Sherry twins placed in the top 10 among 164 runners to lead Tell City to third place in North Harrison’s 25-team Cougar Classic.
    The Marksmen scored 129 points and Perry Central finished sixth with 195. Floyd Central won with 79.

  • Rebels upset Tell City

    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    REO—Malin Webb scored a go-ahead touchdown and South Spencer held off a late Tell City rally to upset the Marksmen 14-7 in PAC football Friday.
    On the decisive drive, the Rebels took over on their own 49-yard line after Isaac Rowan intercepted a Brennan Malone pass on fourth and 8 and returned it 24 yards.
    Jake Burden, who led the Rebels with 102 yards rushing on 16 carries, gained 44 yards on the drive, putting together runs of 18, 10 and 13 yards.

  • Commodores blast Wolfpack

    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—Perry Central amassed 548 yards of total offense in a 49-0 PLAC football win over Crawford County Friday.
    Austin LeClere rushed for 191 yards on 19 carries and scored two touchdowns—one on a 59-yard run.
    Luke Hilgenhold, playing only the fourth quarter, added 79 yards on six carries. Nathan Shaw rushed for 68 yards on nine carries and Devin Martin 45 yards on three carries.
    But it was an accurate passing game early that helped open room for the runners to operate.

  • Marksmen fall to No. 11 Floyd...

    FLOYDS KNOBS—Floyd Central, ranked 11th in the state, had all four of its scorers shoot in the 40s as it beat Tell City 181-243 in girls golf Monday.
    Addison Peter shot 50 to lead Tell City.
    Alex Lawalin shot 63, Jenny Hess 64, and Mary Grace Alvey 66 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.
    Vanessa Hess and Lindsey Presley, who each shot 68, also played for Tell City.
    Floyd Central’s Megan Striegel shot 44 for medalist honors.
    No one shot below 62 for Tell City Tuesday in a 230-277 road loss to Jasper.

  • Shorthanded Tell City beats...

    LYNNVILLE—Even with its No. 1 singles player sick, Tell City won one singles match and both doubles to beat Tecumseh 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.
    Freshman Chandler Lacy, who usually plays JV, moved into the No. 3 singles slot and defeated Hank Brucken 6-0, 6-2.
    Jeff Yeung and Austin Paulin beat Robby Dunn and Billy Wallace 6-1, 6-3 in No. 1 doubles.
    Tyler Groves and Kevin Yeung defeated Jack Jackson and Christian Wagner 6-2, 6-7 (2-7), 9-3 in a marathon No. 2 singles match.

  • Tell City places 2nd in tourney

    EVANSVILLE—Kassidie Hayes made 36 kills as Tell City placed second in Harrison’s four-team, round-robin volleyball tourney Saturday.
    Tell City beat Harrison 25-16, 25-18 and Evansville North 25-13, 27-29, 15-10 but lost to Gibson Southern 25-23, 25-22.
    Hayes made 12 kills and Logan Flannagan and Emma Kohnert each added five against Harrison.
    Hayes also made two blocks, had five assists. Natalie Peter had 14 assists.
    Flannagan made 12 digs and Bryant added nine.

  • Forest Park defeats Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Forest Park controlled the ball most of the first half and beat Tell City 7-1 in PAC boys soccer Tuesday.
    The game was scoreless for nearly 10 minutes, as Tell City goalie Reed Goffinet made several nice saves.
    But most of the time the Marksmen were unable to clear the ball out of Forest Park’s offensive end. So the Rangers kept the pressure on and scored their first goal with 30:11 left in the first half.

  • Perry Central wins its own...

    LEOPOLD—Hannah Harpenau made 28 kills as Perry Central won its own volleyball Tipoff Tourney Saturday.