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Today's Sports

  • Rock Creek outrebounds Bulldogs

    SELLERSBURG—Rock Creek scored frequently on offensive rebounds to beat Cannelton 66-44 in girls basketball Friday.
    Despite the fact that the teams matched up evenly in height, “90 percent of their points were probably off rebounds,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We’d get to ball-staring at the rim and have absolutely no block-out whatsoever.”
    He also said the Bulldogs had trouble running their offense.

  • Perry Central girls fall 42-37

    ORLEANS—Perry Central made a strong fourth-quarter comeback but lost to Orleans 42-37 in PLAC girls basketball Thursday.
    The Commodores started cold and fell behind 26-15 after three quarters.
    “We were outhustled and outplayed for three quarters,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “We did not come alive until the fourth and that was almost enough effort to win the game.

  • Tell City girls overtake Braves...

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City hit clutch shots in the fourth quarter to overtake Tecumseh for a 45-41 overtime victory in PAC girls basketball Thursday.
    Tell City made some “dumb turnovers” in the first quarter and fell behind 16-7, said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “Then after that we settled down.”
    The Marksmen still trailed by seven points entering the fourth quarter, though.

  • Commodores hit free throws to...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Clutch free-throw shooting carried Perry Central past Springs Valley 64-57 in boys PLAC basketball Friday.
    The Commodores held a 56-53 lead with 1:46 left in the game. Perry Central’s Lane Lynch made a baseline jumper pushing the lead back to five.
    On Springs Valley’s next possession the Commodores’ Jacob Kelly intercepted a pass. A few seconds later Lynch was fouled. He made the one and bonus free throws with 1:02 left to extend the Commodores’ lead to seven points.

  • Tell City outshoots Tecumseh for...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Good free-throw shooting helped fuel a late 14-2 run that propelled Tell City past Tecumseh 59-47 in PAC boys basketball Friday.
    The game was close throughout the first 3 1/2 quarters. Tecumseh took a 38-37 lead on a three-pointer by Jackson Fowler with 1:56 left in the third quarter.
    Hunter Rowe hit two free throws 11 seconds later to give Tell City the lead for good.
    The Marksmen missed their next three free throws, but Tecumseh was unable to capitalize.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.