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  • Blocked punt helps Chargers edge...


    Sports Editor Emeritus


    TELL CITY—Tell City stopped Pike Central’s offense, but the Chargers’ defensive unit scored on a blocked punt to edge the Marksmen 7-6 in PAC football Saturday.

    Tell City led 6-0 at halftime Friday on a 54-yard touchdown run by Aden Dodson in the first quarter.

  • Tell City outserves Perry...


    Sports Editor Emeritus


    TELL CITY—Kammie Jo Hayes made 16 kills and her serving also helped Tell City beat Perry Central 25-16, 25-20, 25-14 in volleyball Thursday.

    Maddie Labhart served four consecutive points to pull the Commodores within three points, 15-12, in the first game.

    They eventually pulled within one at 17-16.

    But then they made a bad serve. Hayes followed by serving the last seven points of the game.

  • Tell City leads Pike Central...


    Sports Editor Emeritus


    TELL CITY—Tell City’s football game with Pike Central was postponed at halftime Friday due to repeated flashes of lightning.

    The game was tentatively scheduled to resume at 11 a.m. Saturday, though Saturday’s weather forecast wasn’t any better.

    Tell City Athletic Director Andy Brunner said he and Pike Central officials would look at the radar and forecast Saturday at 7 a.m. and then make a final decision about whether to resume the game.

  • Paoli tops PC


    Sports Correspondent


    PAOLI—Turnovers hurt Perry Central in a 26-6 PLAC football loss to Paoli Friday.

    The Rams started their first possession from their 32-yard line. After two runs netted 1 yard, Timmy Burton ran a jet sweep for a 67-yard touchdown.

    Perry Central took its first possession at midfield. The Commodores moved the ball down to the Paoli 31 on runs by Greg Baize, Levi Simpson and Gavin Poole and a 4-yard pass to Baize from Cameron Bland. But then they turned it over on downs.

  • PC girls 7th, boys 9th at cross...

    EVANSVILLE – Jaelynn Etienne finished in seventh in 21:05.60 to help Perry Central girls cross country finish fifth in Saturday’s nine-team Harrison Invitational.

    The Commodores finished with 127 points. Barr Reeve won the girls meet with 41 and Evansville Memorial finished second with 58.

    “It wasn’t a bad day,” Commodores Coach Jason Barnett said. “We are getting better.

    “We had everyone improve on their time from the Boonville Invitational so that’s always a plus.”

  • Moving the ball
  • Jeeps, Braves set TC boys in...

    TELL CITY – Northeast Dubois dominated Tell City 5-0 in boys tennis Monday behind solid singles play.

    In No. 1 singles, Reece Bauer beat Tell City’s Neal Hollinden 6-0, 6-0. At No. 2, Ethan Ziegler defeated Cameron Young 6-0, 6-0.

    Riley Hughes fell to Logan Lampert 6-1, 6-0 in No. 3 singles.

    In No. 1 doubles, Zach Goffinet and Anthony Koch lost to 6-1, 6-0 and Kelby Johnson and Isaac Ahl also fell in No. 2, 6-0, 6-0.

    On Tuesday, Tecumseh also beat Tell City 5-0.

  • Southridge defeats Perry Central...

    HUNTINGBURG – MaKenna Labhart served 11 aces and made two kills but Perry Central lost to Southridge 24-25, 25-22, 15-9 in seventh grade volleyball last Thursday.

    Lilly Hurm added six aces for the Commodores.

    Avery Deom, Alyssa Goffinet and Madelyn Kelly each made one kill.

    Southridge also won the seventh grade match 25-24, 25-21.

    Carly Lasher made six kills for Perry Central. Emily Parker and Jadyn Smith each added three kills and Smith also had three assists.

  • Rangers hold off Perry Central

    FERDINAND – Perry Central scored its only touchdown on defense in a 12-7 JV football loss to Forest Park Monday.

    Camiren Zellers intercepted a pass and returned it 45 yards for the Commodores’ score.

    Reece Davis kicked the extra point.

    Alex Green also intercepted a pass for the Commodores and outside linebacker Rhett Smith made a couple of sacks.

    On offense “right before halftime we were moving the ball pretty well  . . . but we didn’t get it in,” said Perry Central Coach Brennan Malone.

  • Tell City boys 2nd at Northeast...

    DUBOIS – The top eighth grader runner and top seventh grade runner were both from Perry County in Dubois’ junior high boys cross country invitational Tuesday.

    Tell City eighth grader Brayden Lain won the race in 11:07 to lead the Marksmen to second place among 13 complete teams.

    Perry Central’s Seth Guillaume won a trophy for being the top seventh grade runner and placed 10th overall in 11:48 to lead the Commodores to ninth place.