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Today's Sports

  • Tell City anticipating large...

    John Jameson, who was a Tell City assistant basketball coach 1968-73, returned to Bryan Taylor Arena for the Marksmen’s game with Wood Memorial Jan. 26.
    Though that was the worst game the Marksmen have played in the last two months, Jameson said he enjoyed it and enjoyed visiting with his former boss, Bob Lochmueller, and two of his best players from his undefeated 1969-70 freshman team, Bob Cravens and Paul Werner.

  • Hayes, Goffinet make All-PAC in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City center Kammie Jo Hayes and guard Katie Goffinet were named to the All-PAC girls basketball team in voting by conference coaches Monday.
    Hayes, a 5-foot-11 junior, made the 12-girl team for the second year in a row.
    She averaged 10.0 points per game and led the conference with 8.6 rebounds and 3.0 blocked shots per game.
    She hit 56.4 percent from the field and 73.0 percent of her free throws to lead the Marksmen in both categories.

  • Mucker, Hagedorn lose in...

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City’s Trey Mucker and Kyle Hagedorn lost in their first-round wrestling semistate matches Saturday, ending their seasons.

  • Hornets sting Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Hancock County built a 23-9 first-quarter lead with strong offensive rebounding and beat Cannelton 76-44 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    The Hornets scored nine two-point baskets in the first quarter and six of them came after offensive rebounds.
    Parker Newby scored two of them, including one at the buzzer.
    Two other Hornet baskets that quarter came on drives after Cannelton turnovers.

  • Obermeier, Titans sink Tell City...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FORT BRANCH—Center Wes Obermeier scored three consecutive field goals for Gibson Southern in the last 2 1/2 minutes as the Titans edged Tell City 43-38 in PAC boys basketball Saturday.
    Tell City took a 33-31 lead on two free throws by Braeden Beard with 4:05 left.
    Obermeier missed a shot on the Titans’ next possession but teammate Nick Maurer scored on the rebound to tie the game.

  • Vikings pull away from PC late...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central was unable to hold off a late surge by North Posey and lost 75-66 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Perry Central’s Ryan Hubert made a three-pointer from the right wing to close the third quarter, cutting the Vikings’ lead to 53-49.
    The Commodores’ Andy Graves started the fourth quarter with a basket to cut the Vikings’ lead to two. He was also fouled on the shot but missed the free throw.

  • Tell City wins tourney at...

    TELL CITY—Tell City Archery club has had a busy last few weeks, with archers bringing home two trophies and 18 medals.

  • Rebels nip PC in 2 OTs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—South Spencer hit three three-pointer in the first overtime and edged Perry Central 44-40 in two overtimes in freshman basketball Thursday.
    Charlie Howell hit two of those three-pointers, including one that tied the score 40-40 with 2.5 seconds left in the first overtime.
    “We probably should’ve fouled (before he was in the act of shooting to give the Rebels two free throws instead of three points), but I’ve never believed in that,” said Perry Central Coach Jared Etienne.

  • Jeeps drive past Commodores

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    DUBOIS—Northeast Dubois hit 10 of 12 shots from the field in the third quarter to pull away to a 65-46 boys basketball win over Perry Central Friday.
    The Jeeps scored seven of their 11 two-point field goals in the first half on drives - and two more on offensive rebounds.
    But they built only a 27-22 halftime lead because they were just 1 for 7 from three-point range.

  • Marksmen edge Chargers in 2 OTs

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Tell City made six free throws in the last 0:34 of the second overtime to defeat Pike Central 54-52 in PAC boys basketball Friday.
    Pike Central’s Bryant Nalley scored on a rebound tying the score at 40-40 with 3:03 left in the second overtime with 3:03 left.
    Tell City’s Braeden Beard scored inside about 15 seconds later to give the Marksmen the lead for good.
    Then the Marksmen’s Devon Blake came up with a steal that led to another Beard basket.