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Today's Sports

  • Rouch, Pioneers top Perry...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—Glen Rouch had 27 points and 12 rebounds as Boonville beat Perry Central 68-48 for seventh place in the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Friday.
    Rouch, a 6-foot-5 junior forward, hit 9 of 22 shots from the field, including 2 of 7 from three-point range, and 7 of 7 free throws.
    He scored 20 points in the first 16 1/2 minutes as the Pioneers built a 38-28 lead.

  • Tell City slays Knights for...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City’s boys basketball team held Indiana Math & Science to 28.0 percent field-goal shooting and beat the Knights 59-44 for third place in the eight-team PSC Holiday Classic Friday.
    Tell City had another of its cold three-point shooting nights, hitting just 2 of 13 from beyond the arc.

  • Hot Tell City beats cold Perry...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City played its best half of the season and Perry Central played its worst half in the first half of their first-round PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball game Wednesday.
    Thus Tell City built a 34-13 lead en route to beating the Commodores 50-30.
    The Marksmen outshot the Commodores 60.9 percent to 37.5 percent from the field that half and outrebounded them 17-4.
    Perry Central was 0 for 6 from three-point range that half and 1 for 16 for the game.

  • Joe LaGrange’s grandsons keep...

    Since former Perry Central principal, athletic director and basketball coach Joe LaGrange retired, he has enjoyed spending part of his winters in Florida.

  • Reynolds, Blackhawks pull away...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s girls basketball team has a lot of players who do several things well. But the Commodores can’t seem to do nearly everything well for an entire game.
    The latest evidence of that was their 46-33 PLAC loss to Springs Valley Tuesday afternoon.
    In the first half they hit a decent 6 of 10 free throws and held Springs Valley star Caitlyn Reynolds to two points.

  • Perry Central, Tell City to...

    For many years Tell City’s biggest rivalry in nearly every sport was with Jasper, with South Spencer not far behind and Heritage Hills also on the radar.
    Now it seems clear that the Marksmen’s biggest rivalry is with Perry Central, its neighbor just up the highway 15 miles.
    Those two will renew their rivalry in boys basketball Wednesday at 7:15 p.m. in the first round of the PSC Holiday Classic at Tell City’s Bryan Taylor Arena.

  • Cannelton boys fall in two games...

    AUSTIN—Austin scored a lot of points inside on drives, offensive rebounds and Cannelton turnovers to beat the Bulldogs 76-37 in the first round of the Scott County Invitational boys basketball tourney Thursday.
    “It was the same old bugaboos we’ve had all year: We had a lot of turnovers and gave them a lot of second-chance points,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder.
    “And our defense on the ball has got to get better. We let too many people drive right by us.”

  • Tigers nip Cannelton in final...

    SCOTTSBURG—Josh Thomas hit four free throws in the last 13 seconds to lift Crothersville past Cannelton 57-54 in the seventh-place game of the Scott County Invitational boys basketball tourney Friday.
    After falling behind 40-24 in the first half, Cannelton used strong defense in the second half to take the lead several times in the fourth quarter - but never by more than three points.
    That defense included David Reed’s guarding Thomas in a diamond-and-one and holding him without a field goal in the second half.

  • Hot Marksmen smoke Lanesville

    LANESVILLE—Tell City hit 60.5 percent from the field to beat Lanesville 53-29 in girls basketball Thursday.
    Tell City worked the ball inside frequently to center Kammie Jo Hayes, who hit 10 of 12 shots from the field against the shorter Eagles.
    Emma Kohnert had six assists for the Marksmen and Katie Goffinet added four.
    “They both did a nice job feeding Kammie Jo in the post,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.

  • South Spencer’s defense puts...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—South Spencer played tight defense on Cannelton’s top two scorers and beat the Bulldogs 52-25 in girls basketball Wednesday.
    The Rebels at least double-teamed Cannelton center Caressa Sloss any time she got the ball in the low post - and often before.
    “We wanted to keep her off the boards and make sure we kept a body on her,” said South Spencer Coach Jason Mayes. “We knew she’s been a force lately.”