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  • 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.

  • Tell City wins 7th grade tourney

    LEOPOLD—Lainey Peter scored 14 points as Tell City defeated Crawford County 28-22 to win Perry Central’s seventh grade girls basketball tourney Saturday.
    Sadie Flamion added six points and Victoria Weatherholt four for the Marksmen.
    Tell City beat Perry Central 18-12 in the first round as Jenna Arnold scored 12 points and Flamion added four.
    Kendra Gehlhausen led Perry Central with six points.

  • Perry Central 2nd in eighth...

    LEOPOLD—Tecumseh used its quickness and full-court trapping defense to beat Perry Central 29-6 in the championship game of Perry Central’s eighth grade girls basketball tourney Saturday.

  • Bryant academic all-conference

    GARY—Tell City graduate Cassie Bryant has been named to the Independent Academic All-Conference team in NAIA Division I volleyball.

  • Chargers outswim Tell City boys

    TELL CITY—Josh Gaynor won the diving but Pike Central won the other 11 events to beat Tell City 115-56 in boys swimming Monday.
    Gaynor scored 168.25 points in diving.
    But Pike Central, which has won the PAC the last three years, dominated the 11 swimming events.
    Tell City’s Stephen Houle placed second in two individual events, swimming the 200-yard individual medley in 2:53.06 and the 500 freestyle in 6:29.28.
    Freshman Drew Ettensohn placed second in the 50 free in 25.38 seconds and third in the 100 butterfly in 1:29.31.

  • Teague 5-0 at Bedford as...

    BEDFORD—David Teague went 5-0 but shorthanded Tell City finished 2-3 in the Super 6 Duals wrestling round-robin Saturday.
    “We took nine kids and finished with eight,” said Tell City Coach Neal Stahly. “Same old story - we beat two of the teams head-to-head but can’t win by giving up five or six forfeits.

  • Tell City girls 2nd in triangular

    TELL CITY—Brea Haller, Sydney Burton and Taylor Kratzer each won one event to lead Tell City to second place in a girls triangular swim meet Monday.
    Tell City beat Evansville Day 109-16 but lost to Pike Central 111-61.
    Haller won the 100-yard butterfly in 1:04.41.
    Burton took the 100 breaststroke in 1:27.67.
    Kratzer won the 500 freestyle in 5:59.19 and teammate Brenna Franzman placed second in 7:09.75.
    Sydney Robbins took second in the 50 free in 30.33 seconds.
    The Marksmen also placed second in all three relays.

  • Graham 26th in all-star race

    KETTERING, Ohio—Perry Central’s Marcus Graham finished 26th in 16:27 to help the Indiana All-Stars place second in the Mideast Cross Country Championships Saturday.
    The top 12 seniors from each of four state meets - Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio - were invited to compete in this meet.
    Graham was in 16th place with 500 meters to go when he fell hard while rounding a turn.
    He was leading a close pack of runners at the time and “he immediately lost seven spots,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett.