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Today's Sports

  • Hot Wolfpack pulls away from...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Crawford County hit 76.2 percent from the field in the second half and 66.7 percent for the game to beat Perry Central 66-46 in PLAC boys basketball Tuesday.
    The Wolfpack, with a taller, stronger frontline, also enjoyed a 28-13 rebounding advantage.
    Despite the Wolfpack’s hitting 12 of 21 from the field in the first half, the Commodores, who hit five three-pointers in that span, trailed by only one point at halftime.

  • Tell City hits jumpers to upset...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit four three-pointers in the first 9 1/2 minutes and beat Forest Park 55-53 in PAC boys basketball Saturday.
    The Marksmen had struggled from the perimeter in their first two games, but Trent Arnold and Tretter Lyons each hit a three-pointer as they built a 13-5 first-quarter lead.
    Lyons and Arnold each added another one in the first 1:24 of the second quarter as the Marksmen extended their lead to 19-5.

  • Mater Dei holds off Perry...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    EVANSVILLE—Fourth-quarter turnovers hurt Perry Central’s in a 64-57 boys basketball loss to Mater Dei Saturday.
    Mater Dei went to a 1-2-2 half-court trap to slow down the Commodores’ offense. The Wildcats forced 10 Commodore turnovers in the fourth quarter.
    Perry Central trailed by 12, 54-42 with 3:43 left but scored on its next three possessions to make a late run.

  • 400 free relay pushes Tell City...

    TELL CITY—The 400-yard freestyle relay, the last event of a swim meet, is becoming clutch for Tell City’s boys team.

  • Tell City 1-1 Saturday

    TELL CITY—David Teague, Trey Mucker and Kyle Hagedorn each went 2-0 as Tell City went 1-1 in wrestling Saturday.
    The Marksmen lost to Providence 33-19 but bounced back to beat Corydon 39-24.
    Hagedorn dominated in the 182-pound weight class, pinning Corydon’s Brendan Ayers in just 37 seconds and winning a 15-3 major decision over Providence’s Jenson Tate.
    “Once again, I’m really impressed with how Hagedorn has really turned up his intensity and focus this year,” said Tell City Coach Neal Stahly.

  • Senators subdue Commodores

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Perry Central hit only 29.8 percent from the field and committed 26 turnovers in a 67-38 PLAC girls basketball loss to West Washington Monday.
    The Senators used a 1-2-1-1 full-court press early “and we had problems with it,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “I thought Crawford County was a lot faster than they were, and we handled Crawford’s press pretty well.”
    The Commodores fell behind 15-2 in the first quarter, going 1 for 8 from the field.

  • Aces pass Bulldogs late

    CANNELTON—Cloverport overcame a four-point deficit in the last 20 seconds to beat Cannelton 60-56 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    “We had a couple of bad turnovers and they tied it,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “Then we had to foul towards the end and they hit their free throws.
    “We had a really good third quarter. And Nicole (Harris) shot well in the first half - she hit a couple of threes.”
    But Cloverport had a strong fourth quarter, outscoring the Bulldogs 24-14.

  • Corydon outswims Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Corydon won seven of the 11 events to beat Tell City 91-74 in girls swimming Tuesday.
    Taylor Kratzer, Samantha Stephens and Sydney Burton each won one individual event and a relay for Tell City.
    They teamed with Brenna Franzman to win the 400-yard freestyle relay in 4:53.23.
    In the closest race of the meet Burton won the 100 breaststroke in 1:28.84, edging teammate Shay Brager by 32-hundredths of a second.
    Stephens won the 100 backstroke in 1:22.71 and Kratzer took the 500 free in 6:42.33.

  • Tell City girls 2nd in...

    NEWBURGH—Taylor Kratzer placed third in one individual event and second on a relay to lead Tell City to second place in a girls three-way swim meet Wednesday.
    All three teams swam together but it was scored as two dual meets. Tell City beat Harrison 176-56 but lost to Castle 198-91.
    Kratzer placed third in the 500-yard freestyle in 6:51.79 and teammate Brenna Franzman was fourth in 6:53.28.
    Ariana Warf, Sydney Robbins, Franzman and Kratzer took second in the 200 free relay in 2:08.17.

  • Tell City boys 2nd at Castle

    NEWBURGH—Drew Ettensohn placed second in one event and Tell City earned six third places as it placed second place in a boys three-way swim meet Wednesday.
    All three teams swam together but it was scored as two dual meets. Tell City beat Harrison 175-74 but lost to Castle, which is ranked sixth in the state, 208-64.
    Ettensohn placed second in the 50-yard freestyle in 25.64 seconds.
    Castle took at least the top two places in every other event, including all three relays.