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Today's News

  • Tell City wins 2 wrestling meets

    CORYDON—Seven Tell City wrestlers won both their matches as the Marksmen defeated two Harrison County opponents Thursday.
    They won seven of 13 matches, with the other weight class being a double forfeit, to beat North Harrison 42-31.
    They then won eight of 12 matches, with the other two weights being double forfeits, to beat Corydon 48-24.
    Tavor DuPont, Trey Mucker, Joe Craig and Tyler Hawhee each earned two pins for the Marksmen.
    Alec Stahly and Chance Bolin each won one match by pin and one by forfeit.

  • Simpsons, Kaiser named to Class 2A all-state cross country team

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City runners Leo and Thomas Simpson and Nate Kaiser were named to Indiana Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches’ Class 2A all-state cross country team released last week.
    Though cross country is not a class sport in Indiana, the IATCC names all-state teams by classes based on schools’ classes in most sports.
    Leo Simpson made the team for the fourth time. Thomas Simpson made it for the third time and Kaiser, a junior, made it for the second time.

  • Rebels stop Cannelton

    By ZANE CLODFELTER
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    REO—Chloe Davis scored 11 points but it wasn’t enough as South Spencer gradually pulled away to beat Cannelton 31-19 in girls basketball Wednesday.
    The victory snapped the Rebels 21-game losing streak and was their first win since beating the Bulldogs 52-25 last season.

  • Tell City girls outshoot Eagles

    TELL CITY—Tell City moved the ball well and hit a higher percentage than usual from the perimeter to beat Lanesville 45-34 in girls basketball Thursday.
    “It was the best team game we’ve played all year,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “We had 18 buckets and 14 assists.
    “They were double- and triple-teaming Kammie Jo (Hayes, Tell City’s center) in the post in that zone. Then we hit some (outside) shots and they came out man-to-man.
    “Hayley Fackler hitting some shots from the high-post area was a big key.

  • Hot Panthers sink Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.—Russellville hit 66.7 percent from the field to beat Cannelton 73-32 for seventh place in the Aleris boys basketball holiday tourney Friday.
    The Panthers hit 11 of their first 14 field-goal attempts and 21 of 29 in the first half as they built leads of 17-4, 23-6, and 40-8.
    Nine Panthers hit at least 50.0 percent from the field for the game while Rafe Garrett was the only Cannelton player to hit over 25.0 percent.
    The Bulldogs hit 25.0 percent from the field for the game.

  • Athletic Maroons defeat Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Despite playing a much stronger opponent, Cannelton played better in the second round of the Aleris boys basketball tourney than in the first.
    But the Bulldogs still had some trouble against pressure defense, committing 25 turnovers as they lost to Madisonville-North Hopkins 62-40 Thursday.
    “We played a lot better tonight,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Snyder. “And these guys (the Maroons) are better than Whitesville, especially as long and athletic as they were.

  • Raiders rout cold Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton hit only 20.0 percent from the field and committed 33 turnovers in a 61-28 first-round loss to Whitesville Trinity in the Aleris boys basketball tourney Wednesday.
    The Bulldogs built a 13-8 lead by scoring the first five points of the second quarter on a driving 9-footer by Rafe Garrett and a three-pointer by Dakota Thomas.
    But their shooting went cold and they had problems on defense after that. They also committed 10 turnovers in the second quarter.

  • Tell City wrestlers 13th at Jeffersonville

    JEFFERSONVILLE—Shane Braunecker, Trey Mucker and Kyle Hagedorn placed fourth in their weight classes in a 19-team wrestling tourney to lead Tell City to 13th place Saturday.
    Oldham County won with 192 points. Tell City scored 71.
    Braunecker went 2-2 in the 132-pound class, with both his wins by pins.
    Hagedorn also went 2-2 with two pins in the 182 class.
    Mucker went 2-2 at 138.

  • Tell City girls 7th in invitational

    JASPER—Emma Armstrong led Tell City with an eighth place finish in the 500-yard freestyle as the Marksmen finished seventh in the nine-team Wildcat Invitational girls swim meet Saturday.
    Terre Haute North won with 513 points. Tell City scored 35.
    Armstrong swam the 500 in 6:30.56, just five-hundredths of a second behind seventh-place Carolyn Schultheis of Mater Dei.
    Samantha Stephens set a personal record as she placed 11th in the 50 free in 29.19 seconds.

  • Tell City boys 6th at Jasper

    JASPER—Josh Gaynor and Drew Ettensohn each placed second in one event to lead Tell City to sixth place in the nine-team Wildcat Invitational boys swim meet Saturday.
    Bloomington North won with 501.5 points. Tell City scored 136.
    Gaynor scored 294.5 points in diving to place second to Heritage Hills star Austin Schnuck.
    Ettensohn placed second in the 100-yard butterfly in 58.72 seconds.
    Neal Hollinden placed seventh in the 100 backstroke in 1:04.18 and Miles Brown took eighth in the 50 freestyle in 24.54.