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Today's Sports

  • 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.”

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Chargers hit free throws to beat...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Pike Central scored on drives and free throws to pull away from Tell City for a 50-33 PAC girls basketball victory Tuesday.
    Tell City led the entire first quarter, but Pike Central center Erika Hendrixson hit four consecutive free throws to put the Chargers up 14-10 with 2:29 left in the second quarter.
    By that time four Tell City starters had two fouls apiece, and guard Katie Goffinet picked up her third foul 17 seconds later.

  • Lanesville runs past Cannelton

    LANESVILLE—Cannelton hit only 22.0 percent from the field in an 85-34 season-opening boys basketball loss to Lanesville Wednesday.
    Lanesville got several fast-break layups and hit 52.2 percent from the field.
    The Eagles took control early, jumping to a 26-4 first-quarter lead.
    Cannelton wants to run this year too, but Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder said in preseason that he figured several early Bulldog opponents, including Lanesville, “would be better at it than we are.”

  • Commodores top Marksmen in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central reserves Levi Hubert and John Bashor scored the first six points of overtime as the Commodores beat Tell City 66-59 in a boys basketball season opener Wednesday.
    Perry Central built a 39-29 lead with 6 1/2 minutes left in regulation, but Tell City chipped away and tied the score 51-51 on Braeden Beard’s 30-foot three-pointer at the buzzer to force overtime.