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Today's Sports

  • Shooting cold again as Marksmen...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    DUBOIS—Looking at the final score one might assume either Tell City or Northeast Dubois played a slowdown game in their boys basketball matchup Saturday.
    But actually both teams were just cold from the field, though the Jeeps hit some free throws down the stretch to beat Tell City 34-29.
    The Marksmen hit only 27.5 percent from the field, including 2 of 16 from three-point range.
    They were also cold at the free-throw line, hitting just 5 of 12 for 41.7 percent.

  • Southwestern stops Bulldogs

    HANOVER—Cannelton hit only 25.7 percent from the field and got outrebounded 41-22 in a 69-24 boys basketball loss to Southwestern Saturday.
    The Bulldogs grabbed only one offensive rebound.
    Turnovers also hurt them as they committed 30 to Southwestern’s 13.

  • 3-pointers, Wahl’s inside game...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY——Strong three-point shooting complemented Abby Wahl’s inside game as Heritage Hills trounced Tell City 72-36 in PAC girls basketball Tuesday.
    Wahl, the Patriots’ 6-foot junior center who played for the AAU age-16-and-under national champions last summer, hit 9 of 9 shots from the field and 2 of 3 free throws for a game-high 20 points.

  • Eagles press past Perry Central...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central forced two overtimes, but 33 turnovers eventually caught up with the Commodores in a 56-52 girls basketball loss to Lanesville Monday.
    Hitting only 8 of 23 free throws also hurt Perry Central.
    The Eagles used a 2-2-1 full-court press. “We’d break it, get it across halfcourt, and then turn it over,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume.
    He added, “They used a man-to-man press at times and it caused us some problems.”

  • Bulldogs fall to Rebels,...

    WHITESVILLE, Ky.—Whitesville Trinity went on a 16-4 fourth-quarter run to pull away to a 56-36 girls basketball victory over Cannelton Monday.
    “We played pretty well up into the fourth quarter,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “It was 34-42.
    “Then they went on a pretty good run in the fourth quarter and we couldn’t catch up. They just beat us down the floor. They were sending someone long every time a (Cannelton) shot went up and getting layups on fast breaks.”

  • Tell City boys win tri-meet

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City did most of its scoring in the freestyle races as it won a boys triangular swim meet Monday.
    The Marksmen scored 128 points, Boonville 99, and Southridge 84.
    Miles Brown won the 100-yard freestyle in 57.83 seconds, his best time of the season, and Stephen Houle won the 500 free in 6:11.27, edging runner-up Alex Biehl of Southridge by 1.88 seconds.
    Davis Tran, Josh Gaynor, Sam Rogers and Elliot Reed won the 200 free relay in 1:52.69, their best time.
    Gaynor also won the diving with 161.65 points.

  • Tell City girls tie for second

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City won the 200-yard freestyle relay as it tied for second in a girls triangular swim meet Monday.
    Tell City and Boonville each scored 99 points, just nine behind Southridge.
    Tell City’s Sydney Burton, Sydney Robbins, Brenna Franzman and Taylor Kratzer won the 200 free relay in 2:12.45.
    Kratzer placed second in the two individual freestyle distance races, swimming the 200 in 2:31.58 and the 500 in 6:56.68.
    Brea Haller placed second in the 100 butterfly in 1:29.38.

  • Undefeated team reunites for...

    Members of Cannelton’s 1966 football team, which won the Pocket Athletic Conference title and finished undefeated, reunited Nov. 19 at the Patio Restaurant. Team members attending were (front row, from left) Darryl Irvin, Sonny Claycomb, Rick Brumfield, Rick Clemens. Standing: Assistant coach Bill Harkness, Ralph Dixon, Joe Daum, Gordon Hafele, Lynn Spencer, Glenda Hafele Stone (widow of late player Darrel Stone), Paul Gunn, David Thorn, Gary Johnson, David Miller and Harold Lee Glenn. Coach Paul Osborne was unable to attend.

  • Tell City JV beats PC in OT

    LEOPOLD—Nate Kaiser scored 13 points as Tell City defeated Perry Central 50-45 in overtime in JV boys basketball Wednesday.
    Austin Snyder, Caleb Malcomson and Kyle Powers each added 10 points for the Marksmen, with Powers hitting three three-pointers.
    Ryan Hubert scored 11 points to lead Perry Central. Andy Graves and Clay James each added 10 points and Cain Hohne tallied nine.
    Kyle Mabry hit a three-point shot from beyond halfcourt for Perry Central to end the third quarter.

  • Forfeits costly to Tell City

    BOONVILLE—Boonville won six matches by forfeits, three by pins, and one by technical fall to beat Tell City 59-21 in wrestling Tuesday.
    Tell City won three matches by pins, with David Teague (132-pound weight Class), Trey Mucker (145) and Travis Kennedy each finishing off his opponent in the second period.
    Steven Wheatley won a 7-2 decision over Bo Smith in the 170 weight class for the Marksmen’s other victory.