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Today's Sports

  • Tell City boys place 5th in swim...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Drew Ettensohn placed in the top eight in two individual events and two relays to lead Tell City to fifth place in the 10-team boys swimming sectional Saturday.
    The Marksmen scored 182 points as they tied their highest finish of the last 13 years. Their last finish higher than fifth was fourth in 2004.
    Bedford North Lawrence won with 397 points, eight more than runner-up Pike Central.

  • Tell City nips Boonville on...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BOONVILLE—Braeden Beard hit a last-second three-pointer to lift Tell City past Boonville 65-64 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    Boonville’s Glen Rouch and Beard, two 6-foot-5 forwards with NCAA Division I potential, put on a good show, though they didn’t always guard each other.
    Rouch finished with 33 points, including a three-pointer from the wing that put Boonville ahead 64-62 with eight seconds left.

  • Vikings’ 3-point barrage beats...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—North Posey hit six three-pointers in the first six minutes en route to a 59-48 PAC boys basketball win over Tell City Saturday.
    The lost dropped the Marksmen to third in the conference at 5-3 and left North Posey and Gibson Southern, each with just one conference loss, to fight it out for the title this Friday.
    Noah Scheller hit three of the Vikings’ early three-pointers as they built a 20-3 lead with 2:10 left in the first quarter.

  • Late 3-pointer lifts Tecumseh...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LYNNVILLE—Aaron Beard hit a three-pointer with eight seconds left to lift Tecumseh past Perry Central 65-64 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Perry Central hurt itself with mistakes late in the game.
    Luke Hubert made two free throws to put Perry Central ahead 59-58 with 2:07 left in the game.
    After Tecumseh missed a free throw, Clay James scored on a drive to put the Commodores up by three with 1:03 left.

  • Tell City draws 1st-round bye;...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City drew a first-round bye and Perry Central and Cannelton drew longer routes when the IHSAA drew its boys basketball sectional pairings Sunday.
    Perry Central and Tell City could meet in the semifinals of the six-team Class 2A sectional to be played at Huntingburg Memorial Gymnasium next week.

  • Fisher, Austin bowl 300 games...

    TELL CITY—Zach Fisher is making a habit of bowling 300 games and 800 series. And Eddie Austin matched his 300 game in the Tuesday Three-Person League at Tell City Bowling Center this week.
    Austin, 33, from Cannelton bowled his second 300 game. He rolled a 678 series for his Dixon Realty Team.
    He carries a 221 average and has been bowling for approximately 20 years.
    Fisher, 20 bowled his fifth 300 Game and third 800 series for The Nation team in the same league Tuesday.

  • Three Tell City wrestlers take...

    EVANSVILLE—Three Tell City Wrestling Club members won titles as the club hosted its 14th annual Tell City Folkstyle Open at the Ford Center Feb. 12.

  • PSC Holiday Classic will be 2-...

    Each team will still be guaranteed three games, but the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney will be completed in two days next winter.
    North Harrison, an original member of the tourney that has been absent several years, will return to it next season, taking the spot that Indiana Math & Science Academy filled this year after Forest Park withdrew from the tourney last spring.

  • James selected PC’s new...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central will have a new head volleyball coach next fall, but there will still be some continuity for the team.
    Melissa James, who was an assistant coach to retiring Becky Genet the last 19 years, was selected the new head coach by the school board last Monday.
    James said she sought the position because “I coached with Mrs. Genet a long time, I just love the sport of volleyball, and I didn’t feel ready to give it up.”

  • Paoli’s quickness rips Perry...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Paoli’s quickness and offensive rebounding proved too much for Perry Central as the Rams won 74-42 in PLAC boys basketball Friday.
    The Rams grabbed 20 offensive rebounds and outrebounded Perry Central 44-29 overall.
    “We didn’t block out all night and they’re quick to the ball and they’re athletic,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter. “If we got in a jumping contest, they won most of them.”