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Today's News

  • Tell City holds off Braves

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City used strong rebounding and defense in the first half to build an 11-point lead and then held off Tecumseh for a 51-45 PAC boys basketball victory Friday.

  • Jeeps top Tell City boys

    TELL CITY—Greg Clayton won three events but Northeast Dubois won the other eight to beat Tell City 76-43 in boys swimming Tuesday.
    Clayton won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:01.36 and the 500 free in 5:39.84.
    “Greg's looking real consistent in the 500 free,” said Tell City Coach Lew Anderson. “He’s about 10 seconds ahead of were he was this time last year, and we plan on keeping his yardage up all the way until sectional.  Greg’s one of those swimmers that reacts better to more yardage.”

  • Marksmen sweep Jeeps

    DUBOIS—Tell City won every event for the third time in five dual meets as it whipped Northeast Dubois 116-53 in girls swimming Tuesday.
    The Marksmen chose not to compete in diving because Northeast Dubois had no divers.

  • Bulldogs 0-2 in tourney

    ORLEANS—Springs Valley outshot and outrebounded Cannelton to beat the Bulldogs 55-42 in the first round of Orleans’ girls basketball tourney Saturday.
    The Blackhawks hit 39.6 percent from the field and grabbed 38 rebounds. Cannelton hit 27.1 percent and pulled down 29 rebounds.
    Springs Valley built an early 11-2 lead but Cannelton battled back to take a four-point lead in the third quarter.

  • PC cold in loss to Mater Dei

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    EVANSVILLE—Perry Central hit only 25.5 percent from the field in a 67-38 boys basketball loss to Mater Dei Tuesday.
    “They played good defense for sure, but when you shoot such a low percentage you have to take a close look at the shots you took,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter.
    “Most of our shots were contested,” he added. “I thought a lot of them were rushed and a few were forced.

  • Bulldogs hold off Cardinals

    By PHILLIP BALL
    Sports Correspondent

    CANNELTON—Cannel-ton displayed improved defense, took better care of the ball, and hit free throws down the stretch to defeat Washington Catholic 50-46 in boys basketball Saturday.
    In a game that saw three ties and 12 lead changes, Washington Catholic pulled to its biggest lead of the night, eight points, with 5:18 left in the game.
    The Bulldogs kept their composure and responded with a 10-2 run to tie the score 44-44.

  • Tell City stops Rebels

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    ELIZABETH—Tell City forced 32 turnovers and used strong inside scoring to overcome weak rebounding and beat South Central 66-54 in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Marksmen hit 52.2 percent from the field as they scored 20 of their 24 field goals from within eight feet of the basket.
    Center Shane Weedman posted up well and finished his shots more strongly than in the previous night’s game as he scored a game-high 20 points on 8 for 13 field-goal shooting and 4 of 7 free throws.

  • PC hot in win over Trojans

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central hit 56.4 percent from the field to beat Wood Memorial 54-49 in boys basketball Saturday.

  • Tell City second in own tourney

    TELL CITY—Chance Young went 5-0 with five pins to lead Tell City to second place in its six-team wrestling round-robin Saturday.

  • Chester and Linda Mathena

    Chester “Chet” and Linda Mathena of Troy will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Dec. 17, 2010.
    They will celebrate the anniversary with family at a private dinner.
    Mr. and Mrs. Mathena were married Dec. 17, 1960, on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington.