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Today's Sports

  • Raiders go inside to pull away...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Southridge worked the ball inside well in a hot third quarter to pull away from Tell City for a 53-35 PAC girls basketball victory Thursday.
    The first half was a defensive battle, with neither team scoring in the first 4:55 and Southridge going more than six minutes before getting its first field goal.

  • Perry Central girls stop Wolfpack

    MARENGO—Perry Central held Crawford County to 17.8 percent field-goal shooting to beat the Wolfpack 41-35 in PLAC girls basketball Thursday.
    “Our defense won the game for us tonight,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “We played the defense I thought we were capable of playing and played really good team defense - we talked well on screens.”

  • Perry Central beats Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central jumped to a 24-2 lead with points off turnovers and offensive rebounds and beat Cannelton 69-36 in boys basketball Friday.
    The Commodores scored 14 points directly off turnovers and 12 directly off offensive rebounds, with most of those coming early in the game.
    They forced 23 Cannelton turnovers, including 10 in the first quarter - the only period they used their full-court press.

  • New Albany beats Tell City on...

    NEW ALBANY—Tell City won five of the nine matches actually wrestled but had to forfeit more matches than New Albany and lost 45-30 in wrestling Tuesday.
    Three Marksmen earned pins: Aubrey Craig in the 126-pound weight class, Jarrett Hawhee at 145, and Alex Irwin at 152.
    “Our kids wrestled very well against a strong team,” said Tell City Coach Neal Stahly. “Aubrey Craig really stepped up his game tonight and may have wrestled his best match in four years against what was probably New Albany’s best kid.”

  • Perry Central vs. Cannelton game...

    LEOPOLD – This Friday’s Perry Central versus Cannelton boys basketball game, scheduled to be played at Cannelton, has been moved to Perry Central.
    Cannelton’s Christmas parade, originally scheduled last Friday, was postponed to this Friday and school officials thought having the basketball game also in Cannelton that evening might cause some traffic and parking problems.
    The games will start at the same time as originally scheduled, 6 p.m. JV and 7:30 p.m. varsity.

  • Tell City 2nd in tourney

    CORYDON—Emma Kohnert had 15 points, six rebounds, four steals and four assists as Tell City trounced Providence Cristo Rey 59-10 in the first round of the Corydon Turkey Shootout girls basketball tourney Friday morning.
    Katie Goffinet added 11 points and six steals, Kammie Jo Hayes 10 points and nine rebounds, Celina Snyder five assists and three steals, and Brenee Leibering four steals.
    The Marksmen hit 48.3 percent from the field and held the 0-5 Wolves to just one field goal.

  • Perry Central girls outrebound...

    LANESVILLE—Perry Central grabbed 25 offensive rebounds to beat Lanesville 50-42 in girls basketball Monday.
    “Our offensive rebounds were huge tonight,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “That kept us in it because we had a lot of outside shots that didn’t go down against a zone.”
    Neither team shot well from the field, with Perry Central edging Lanesville 31.7 percent to 29.4 percent. But Perry Central got nine more shots thanks to its rebounding advantage.

  • Tell City girls down Patriots

    By ZANE CLODFELTER
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    LINCOLN CITY—Going into Tuesday’s girls basketball game, Tell City Coach John Hayes couldn’t remember the last time the Marksmen won at Heritage Hills.
    He certainly knows now after his team beat the Patriots 47-35.
    “I don’t care what their record is,” Hayes said. “You look at who they have played in their first four games and we knew Heritage Hills would be a tough team.”

  • Rebounds, steals help TC beat...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City forced 28 turnovers and outrebounded Cannelton 38-22 to beat the Bulldogs 83-40 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Cannelton committed six turnovers and got outrebounded 10-5 in the first quarter as Tell City jumped to a 21-8 lead.
    The Bulldogs, who played a 2-3 zone defense in the first half, also had trouble stopping the perimeter shooting of Tell City guard Hunter Rowe, who hit two three-point shots in the first quarter and four in the first half.

  • JV Marksmen defeat Commodores

    TELL CITY—Dustin Hunt scored 11 points as Tell City beat Perry Central 49-45 in JV boys basketball Wednesday.

    Trent Arnold added 11 points and Spencer Fest and Tretter Lyons each scored five as the Marksmen’s top four scorers were all freshmen.
    Luke Bishop led Perry Central with 14 points. John Bashor and Kage Kiplinger each added 10.
    This was both teams’ season opener.