Today's News

  • Commodores rip Evansville Day

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central used stifling pressure and tenacious free-throw shooting to build an early lead, dominating Evansville Day 77-45 in boys basketball Saturday.

    The Commodores made their first 11 free-throws, all of which came during the first six minutes of play.

    They were 15 for 17 from the line in the first quarter and hit 70.3 percent of their free-throws for the game.

  • Cardinals trounce Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Injuries and a lack of defense worked against Cannelton as the Bulldogs lost to Washington Catholic 107-66 in boys basketball Saturday.

    The Bulldogs took a hit when guard Justin Dooley left the game towards the end of the second quarter with a left knee injury.

    Dooley, who had scored nine points, was later taken to the hospital by family members.

    A magnetic resonance imaging Monday indicated he may have a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

  • Marksmen 4-1 in own tourney

    TELL CITY—Jessie Lawalin, A.J. Flynn and Dylan Froehlich each went 5-0 to lead Tell City to second place in the Marksmen’s six-team wrestling tourney Saturday.

    The Marksmen won their first four matches handily in the round-robin. They beat Wood Memorial 69-6, Mitchell 54-22, North Posey 45-18, and Apollo 70-6.

    But then they lost 37-33 to Heritage Hills, which won the tourney undefeated.

  • Cannelton 0-2 in Orleans tourney

    ORLEANS—Cannelton couldn’t overcome cold shooting and a lack of depth as it went 0-2 in a girls basketball tourney Saturday.

    The Bulldogs lost 35-34 to Trinity Lutheran in the first round as they hit 23.6 percent from the field.

    They were 8 for 44 from two-point range but made 5 of 11 from three-point range. Nakaa Myers was 4 for 8 on three-pointers.

    Sarah Powers led the Bulldogs with 13 points and Myers added 12.

    Jaci Garrett grabbed 11 rebounds for the Bulldogs and Myers added 10.

    Sarah Onken scored 11 for Trinity Lutheran.

  • County commissioners' meeting rescheduled

    The regular county commissioners' meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15, has been postponed due to weather, according to County Administrator Charlotte Rogier. The commissioners will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

  • Raiders dominate boards to down TC

    TELL CITY—Southridge outrebounded Tell City 41-21 and beat the Marksmen 65-51 in PAC boys basketball Friday.

    Tell City led most of the game, as Southridge got off to a cold shooting start.

    The Marksmen led 39-32 with 2:31 left in the third quarter after Andy Chinn scored a four-point play on a three-point basket out front and a free throw.

    The Raiders went on an 11-0 run the rest of that quarter to take the lead for good, though.

    Three of their five field goals in that stretch came after offensive rebounds.

  • Trojans overtake PC late

    OAKLAND CITY—Wood Memorial aggressively attacked the basket and defeated Perry Central 47-45 in boys basketball Friday.

    The Trojas  attempted 23 free throws to the Commodores’ four.

    “They were more aggressive and took the ball to the basket and that is why they shot more free throws than us,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter.

    Perry Central’s Reuben A. Schwartz made a three-point shot with 4:28 left to give the Commodores their final lead, 43-42.

  • Rappites nip Bulldogs in OT

    NEW HARMONY—Cannelton’s well balanced offensive performance in regulation was not enough to overcome poor free-throw shooting in overtime as New Harmony beat the Bulldogs 66-61 in boys basketball Friday.

    Justin Dooley hit a three-pointer with 33 seconds left in regulation to give the Bulldogs a 53-51 lead.

    But New Harmony took control in overtime, ending the game with an 8-1 run in the final 80 seconds.

    Tyler Aud led the Bulldogs with 20 points. T.J. James, Dillon Powers and Ethan Herzog each added 10.

  • PC girls win in overtime

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central held Tecumseh without a field goal in overtime to beat the Braves 52-45 in girls basketball Thursday.

    Tecumseh led 44-39 with 0:40 left in regulation but missed three front ends of one-and-one free-throw situations in the next 40 seconds.

    Perry Central’s Deidra Dickerson hit two free throws after the Braves’ first miss.

    After their next miss, Perry Central’s Rachael Rayford hit a driving shot and was fouled. She also made the free throw to tie the score 45-45 with 0:20 left.

  • Tell City girls fall to Jeeps

    DUBOIS—Cold shooting and poor ball-handling hurt Tell City in a 51-31 girls basketball loss to Northeast Dubois Thursday.

    “We didn’t play very well,” said Tell City Coach John Lyons. “We couldn’t hit a thing and we just made unforced turnovers, one after another.”

    Senior guard Lauren Goffinet, returning after a week off with a lung ailment, led Tell City with 18 points, her lowest total of the season.

    No other Marksman scored more than four points.