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Today's Sports

  • Blackhawks’ threes beat Bulldogs...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor
    FRENCH LICK—Six three-pointers helped Springs Valley build a 31-14 halftime lead and the Blackhawks held on to beat Cannelton 52-39 in boys basketball Saturday.

  • Mater Dei defeats Perry Central

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    EVANSVILLE—Perry Central committed 13 first-half turnovers in a 45-29 boys basketball loss to Mater Dei Saturday.
    After the Commodores tied the game at two on a runner in the lane by Aaron Pierrard with 5:55 left in the first quarter, Mater Dei went on a 17-2 run.
    Perry Central went the last 4:20 of the first quarter without scoring.

  • Tell City falls to Rebels

    ELIZABETH—Tell City hit only 37.0 percent from the field in a 51-45 boys basketball loss to South Central Saturday.
    The Marksmen got off to a cold start and fell behind 23-15 at halftime as they hit only 7 of 24 from the field that half.
    “We came out in the third quarter and made some adjustments and tied it with about two or three minutes left,” said Tell City Coach Greg Arnold.
    “Then we made some mistakes down the stretch. We missed some critical box-outs.

  • Tell City 17th in nationals

    MYRTLE BEACH, SC.—Alex Ramsey finished 82nd to lead Tell City to 17th place among 37 teams in the age 13-14 national USATF cross country championships Saturday.

  • Tell City 4-4 in PAC duals

    LINCOLN CITY—Jarrett  Hawhee and Mason Waninger each went 7-1 to lead Tell City to a 4-4 record in the PAC Duals round-robin wrestling last weekend.
    Tell City beat Pike Central 42-36, North Posey 37-36, Forest Park 42-21, and Tecumseh 41-36.
    The Marksmen lost to Gibson Southern 48-21, Heritage Hills 38-28, Southridge 42-21, and South Spencer 42-40 in the two-day tourney.

  • Tigers run past Bulldogs

    CROTHERSVILLE—Crothersville fast-breaked to a 20-6 first-quarter lead and beat Cannelton 59-22 in girls basketball Monday.
    “They’re young and they’re quick - they’re real good in transition,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “All five of their girls get down the floor real well.
    “We matched up well with them size-wise, but they outrebounded us and got breaks off defensive rebounds - we were slow getting back on defense.”

  • Tell City girls outswim Jeeps

    DUBOIS—Sydney Brown and Bailey Powell each won two individual events as Tell City beat Northeast Dubois 82-65 in girls swimming Tuesday.
    Brown won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:55.07 and the 100 backstroke in 1:14.64.
    Powell took the 200 freestyle in 2:26.41 and the 500 free in 6:37.36.
    The Marksmen also won two relays. Brown, Hailey Carman, Madilyn Hoskinson and Powell took the 400 free relay in 4:55.10.
    Brown, Sydney Burton, Amy Hackbarth and Madison Schuetter won the 200 medley relay in 2:23.62.

  • Northeast Dubois beats Tell City

    DUBOIS—Stephen Houle won three events but Tell City lost to Northeast Dubois 72-62 in boys swimming Tuesday.
    Houle won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:13.25 and the 500 free in 6:01.84.
    He teamed with Luke Thomas, Jacob Mowery and Aaron Vincent to win the 400 free relay in 4:06.17.
    Thomas won the 100 butterfly in 1:08.46 and placed second in the 50 free in 27.06 seconds.
    Vincent won the 100 backstroke in 1:06.65 and took second in the 200 individual medley in 2:34.29, just 21-hundredths of a second behind the winner.

  • Marksmen, Commodores split games

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tell City used balanced scoring and depth to overpower Perry Central 57-16 in eighth grade boys basketball Thursday.
    The Marksmen hit some three-pointers early and also scored well inside on post-up moves and offensive rebounds.
    Braeden Beard and Tretter  Lyons each scored 10 points, Ty Smith seven, and Dustin Hunt and Devon Blake six apiece for the Marksmen.
    Ethan James and Levi Hubert each scored five points for Perry Central.

  • Tell City girls fall to Jeeps

    DUBOIS—Tell City committed 15 turnovers in the first half of a 48-38 girls basketball loss to Northeast Dubois Thursday.
    The Marksmen fell behind 24-8 by halftime due mainly to their lack of shots.
    They added 10 more turnovers in the second half.
    “We had 25 turnovers against a zone defense,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “They didn’t press and they weren’t trapping out of it or anything. We’re just making really careless turnovers.