Today's Sports

  • Perry Central edges Rebels in...

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Elizabeth Dauby scored a career-high 17 points and Perry Central hit 10 free throws in overtime to nip South Spencer 53-51 for third place in the PSC girls basketball holiday tourney Saturday.
    The Commodores scored all their overtime points at the free-throw line, with Claire Davis hitting four and Dauby three.
    Dauby hit 1 of 2 free throws with 0:10 left to give them a safe 53-49 lead.

  • Tell City girls take 2nd in PSC...

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Katie Goffinet hit 11 of 12 free throws as Tell City defeated South Spencer 40-28 in the first round of the PSC girls holiday basketball tourney Saturday.
    The Marksmen hit only 9 of 26 from the field for 34.6 percent but hit 21 of 27 free throws for 77.8 percent.
    South Spencer’s defensive strategy was to limit Tell City center Kammie Jo Hayes’ touches and she was held to five field-goal attempts and nine points.
    But Goffinet stepped up to lead the Marksmen with 18 points.

  • Remembering Taylor, star for ’77...

    The University of Evansville’s ceremony Wednesday commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Aces’ basketball team plane crash that killed everyone on board was a nice presentation.

  • Orleans holds off Perry Central...

    LEOPOLD—Turnovers and free throws kept Perry Central from taking the lead in the fourth quarter of a 45-41 PLAC girls basketball loss to Orleans Thursday.
    “We had a chance with under a minute left to take the lead and we made two turnovers in less that 40 seconds,” noted Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume.
    Orleans hit two free throws after the first turnover to go up by three points.
    The Bulldogs added another free throw after the second turnover to go up 45-41.

  • Defense, free throws lift Tell...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit 22 of 34 free throws and held Tecumseh to 24.4 percent field-goal shooting to beat the Braves 44-36 in PAC girls basketball Thursday.
    Katie Goffinet hit 11 of 16 free throws for the Marksmen, including 7 of 8 in one stretch in the fourth quarter.
    A 6-0 run by Tecumseh tied the score 34-34 with 3:09 left.
    A three-pointer and 1 of 2 free throws by Chloe Holder and two free throws by Abbey Paterson fueled that run.

  • Turnovers doom Pery Central

    Sports Correspondent

    FRENCH LICK—Perry Central’s 19 turnovers hurt in a 58-43 PLAC boys basketball loss to Springs Valley Friday.
    Perry Central tied the score 20-20 on a three-pointer by Ryan Hubert with 4:11 left in the first half.
    “We probably should have been ahead,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter. “We made some silly turnovers that led to some baskets.”
    On Springs Valley’s next possession, Ryan Tow made a basket from the free-throw line.

  • Marksmen cold in loss to Tecumseh

    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City hit only 33.3 percent from the field and got outrebounded 28-24 in a 45-39 PAC boys basketball loss to Tecumseh Friday.
    The Marksmen hit just 4 of 22 three-point shots.
    “We were short on everything,” said Tell City Coach Matt Lynch. “Obviously at the end we shot several threes because we were behind, but I thought we relied on them too much early.

  • Bulldogs’ bench big in victory...

    CANNELTON—Rafe Garrett had 21 points, seven rebounds, two assists and two steals as Cannelton blasted Cloverport 66-47 in the first round of the Cannelton Shootout boys basketball tourney Friday.

  • TC girls win triangular

    TELL CITY—Tell City won three of the 11 events but for once had more depth than its opponents as the Marksmen won a girls triangular swim meet Tuesday.
    They beat Northeast Dubois 84-62 and Forest Park 85-54.
    Samantha Stephens swam the 50-yard freestyle in 29.47 seconds and Brea Haller swam the 100 butterfly in 1:25.99 for Tell City’s individual victories.
    Those two teamed with Emma Armstrong and Destiny Little to win the 400 free relay in 4:48.13.

  • TC boys 2nd in North Harrison...

    RAMSEY—Tell City won four individual events and a relay to place second in North Harrison’s six-team boys swimming invitational Saturday.
    The Marksmen scored 265 points, 30 behind North Harrison and five ahead of third-place Providence.
    Miles Brown swam the 50-yard freestyle in 24.71 seconds to win it by 30-hundredths of a second.
    Drew Ettensohn won the 100 butterfly in 1:00.00 and Brown placed second in it in 1:03.96.
    Elliot Reed won the 500 free in 6:03.72 and placed second in the 200 free in 2:14.91.