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Today's News

  • Boonville defeats Archers Tuesday

    TELL CITY - Matt Sabelhaus remained undefeated but Tell City lost to Boonville 76-33 in junior high wrestling Tuesday.

    Sabelhaus beat Kyle Snyder 7-0 in the 120-pound class.

    "Matt remains undefeated after wrestling five of the top teams in Southern Indiana," said Tell City Coach Mark Thomas.

    James Payne (heavyweight class) earned Tell City's only pin, finishing off Danny Robinson in just 19 seconds.

    Tucker Brown (120), Jordan Hosler (180) and Brian Self (200) won decisions.

  • Three events postponed due to ice

    PERRY COUNTY - Two Thursday sports events and one Friday involving Perry County teams were postponed due to icy weather.

    Perry Central's home boys basketball game with Heritage Hills was rescheduled, postponed Friday, was rescheduled the following night.

    No new date was announced for Tell City's junior high home swim meet with Northeast Dubois or junior high wrestling meet at Southridge, both called off Thursday.

  • Tell City received best draw

    With no seeding and with no sectionals having a number of teams divisible by four, the luck of the draw plays a large part in the IHSAA basketball tourney.

    So the fact that Tell City unquestionably received the best draw in this week's Huntingburg boys basketball sectional could be a good omen for the Marks-men.

    Tell City drew a first-round bye and has to beat only South Spencer (8-12 before Friday's game) to reach the championship game.

  • Bulldogs run past Aces

    CANNELTON - Cannelton used fast breaks and offensive rebounding to rout Cloverport 79-48 in boys basketball Friday.

    The Bulldogs used their full-court pressure to make 16 steals, many of which they turned into transition layups.

    They also got some fast breaks off defensive rebounds and quick outlet passes.

    Though Cloverport, with 6-foot-6 center Logan Melton, had the edge in overall size, Cannelton dominated the boards.

    The Bulldogs grabbed 45 rebounds, including 21 at their offensive end. They scored eight rebound baskets.

  • Raiders beat Cannelton on fourth-quarter FTs

    CANNELTON - Whitesville Trinity hit 16 of 21 free throws in the fourth quarter to beat Cannelton 84-73 in boys basketball Tuesday.

    Cannelton led after each of the first two quarters and trailed by only two points, 58-56, after three quarters.

    But the Raiders penetrated into the lane frequently in the fourth quarter to draw fouls. They also scored five field goals that period.

  • Defense, guard scoring lead TC past Vikings

    POSEYVILLE - Tell City's boys basketball team may have rediscovered its winning ways in time to build some momentum for the sectional.

    The Marksmen played strong defense and their starting guards matched North Posey's entire point output as the Marksmen won 47-37 Saturday afternoon.

    The win ended a 1-3 stretch for the Marksmen (with the only win coming in overtime) after they had started the season 12-2.

  • Braves overwhelm PC with transition baskets

    LEOPOLD - Tecumseh outscored Perry Central 22-4 in the second quarter and cruised to a 71-56 win in boys basketball Saturday.

    The Braves' big second quarter helped them build a 40-20 halftime lead.

    The Commodores hit only 7 of 21 from the floor in the first half for 33.3 percent.

    They also committed 11 turnovers in the first half, including nine in the second quarter. They had 18 turnovers for the game.

  • Basketball sectional drawings announced

    INDIANAPOLIS - Tell City and Cannelton drew first-round byes but Perry Central will have to go the long route to win its boys basketball sectional next week.

    Pairings for all 64 sectionals in the state were drawn by the IHSAA Sunday evening.

    Perry Central and Tell City will compete in the Class 2A sectional that will once again be held at Huntingburg Memorial Gym (though Forest Park is the designated host, as Southridge now competes in Class 3A).

  • Goffinet, McClintic make All-PAC team

    TELL CITY - Lauren Goffinet and Kara McClintic of Tell City were named to the All-PAC girls basketball team in voting by conference coaches Monday.

    Tell City, which tied for second in the nine-team league, was one of three teams to place two players on the squad.

    Tell City Coach John Lyons said he was pleased to get two players on it. "With nine teams in the conference now (since Forest Park joined it this year) and only 10 spots open (for all-conference), that doesn't leave a lot of room."

  • Marksmen shut down Patriots in second half

    TELL CITY - Strong defense and rebounding carried Tell City past Heritage Hills 65-33 in PAC boys basketball Tuesday.

    The Marksmen held Heritage Hills to single-digit scoring in every quarter.

    They outshot the Patriots from the field 48.9 percent to 32.5 percent and outrebounded them 31-23, holding the Patriots to just four offensive rebounds.

    Still the Marksmen led only 20-15 at halftime, as they got off to a sluggish start on offense themselves.

    They hit only 8 of 25 shots from the field in the first half as they rarely got the ball inside.