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Today's Sports

  • Perry Central stops Marksmen’s...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central made 17 steals and held Tell City to 25.0 percent field-goal shooting to beat the Marksmen 50-23 in girls basketball Monday.
    The Commodores jumped to an 11-2 lead in the first 5 1/2 minutes as Brittany Parker scored five points and had a nice assist to Megan Thomas for a layup.
    They increased their lead to 21-8 with a minute left in the first half. Emma Kohnert was the only Tell City player with a field goal at that point, and she was held scoreless the rest of the game.

  • Brown, Coultas Region 9 stars

    EVANSVILLE—Elliott Brown broke several Tell City records on offense at running back and Perry Central’s Nick Coultas is being recruited by several colleges as a defensive lineman.
    So of course Brown made the Region 9 senior football all-star team as an outside linebacker/safety and Coultas made it as an offensive lineman when area coaches voted for the team Wednesday.
    Players on the Region 9 team are eligible to be considered for the South team for Indiana’s North-South all-star game when voting for it is done March 8.

  • Vincent, Houle lead Tell City to...

    TELL CITY—Aaron Vincent and Stephen Houle each won two individual events and two relays as Tell City beat Tecumseh 88-68 in boys swimming Thursday.
    Vincent won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:12.42 and the 100 backstroke in 1:03.82.
    Houle won the 200 individual medley in 2:29.70 and the 500 free in 5:52.58.
    Vincent, Houle, Luke Thomas and Jacob Mowery won the 200 medley relay in 2:00.25.
    Those same four boys won the 400 free relay in 3:57.20.

  • Tell City girls outswim Braves

    TELL CITY—Tell City won nine of the 11 events it entered and beat Tecumseh 82-61 in girls swimming Thursday.
    Bailey Powell and Sydney Brown each won two individual events and two relays.
    Powell won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:27.03 and the 500 free in 6:33.47.
    Brown won the 200 individual medley in 2:51.62 and the 100 backstroke in 1:13.83.
    Brown, Hailey Carman, Amy Hackbarth and Powell won the 400 free relay in 4:45.20.
    Brown, Sydney Burton, Hackbarth and Madison Schuetter took the 200 medley relay in 2:24.61.

  • Boonville’s 3-pointers overwhelm...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Boonville hit nine three-point shots, including 6 of its first 9 attempts, to beat Tell City 55-31 in girls basketball Thursday.
    “On a couple of their threes they were open, but they just did a nice job shooting the basketball even when we had a hand in their face,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.
    “When a team shoots like that and we don’t shoot well, it can get ugly.”

  • Heritage Hills holds off Perry...

    By ZANE CLODFELTER
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    LINCOLN CITY—After a back and forth first half, Perry Central’s inability to guard the low post proved to be its downfall in a 53-42 girls basketball loss to Heritage Hills Thursday.
    “I thought they executed their offense really well,” Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume said. “They were able to get to the bucket really easy - we didn’t have any help-side defense. We couldn’t pick them up, and they made us pay.”

  • Turnovers doom Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Cannelton committed 28 turnovers in a 61-29 boys basketball loss to South Central Friday.
    The Rebels used the turnovers and 15 offensive rebounds to get enough close shots to outshoot Cannelton from the field 44.3 percent to 37.5 percent.
    They weren’t great pure shooters, though, as evidenced by their hitting only 3 of 11 free throws and only 4 of 17 three-point shots.
    They outrebounded the Bulldogs 35-23 overall, with the Bulldogs getting only one offensive rebound.

  • Raiders’ rebounds beat Perry...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Southridge outrebounded Perry Central 36-18 and beat the Commodores 51-41 in boys basketball Friday.
    Perry Central also got off to a cold shooting start, hitting only 4 of 21 from the field as it fell behind 18-9 in the first 11 1/2 minutes.
    Southridge’s last two baskets in that stretch were scored by Cam O’Bryan on offensive rebounds on which the Commodores had position for the rebounds but the 6-foot-4 O’Bryan wrestled the ball away from them.

  • Tell City pins Wolfpack

    TELL CITY—Tell City won three of five matches actually wrestled and beat Crawford County 30-21 Tuesday.
    Both teams had short rosters, so four matches were double forfeits.
    Tell City has been filling nine weight classes lately but lost another wrestler before this meet. Coach Neal Stahly said Davin Davis has an illness that will sideline him the rest of the season.
    Aubrey Craig and Elliott Brown scored pins for Tell City on the mat and Mason Waninger won a major decision.
    Damian Harney won a 126-pound exhibition match by pin.

  • North Posey defeats Perry Central

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central couldn’t overcome its cold shooting early and lost to North Posey 57-50 in girls basketball Saturday.
    “Our shooting early got us in a hole,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “We didn’t have a field goal in the first quarter.
    “Our first shot was an air ball and then we had three missed layups.”
    Skyly Cummings hit 2 of 4 free throws for the Commodores’ only points in the first quarter as they fell behind 14-2.