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Today's Sports

  • No PC boys named All-PLAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—At the end of the season Perry Central Coach Matt Carter said it would be hard for the Commodores to get anyone on the All-PLAC boys basketball team because they were winless in conference games.
    He was proven correct Thursday, as Perry Central was the only school without any players named to the 12-man team in voting by league coaches.

  • Schwartz, Cummings make All-PLAC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central seniors Skyly Cummings and Verna Schwartz were named to the All-PLAC girls basketball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Perry Central, which tied for second in the seven-team conference, was one of three teams to get four players on the all-conference team. Undefeated champion Springs Valley had four players make it.
    Cummings, a 5-foot-9 center, led the Commodores in scoring at 11.6 points per game, rebounds with 8.8 per game, and field-goal shooting at 49.7 percent.

  • Kohnert, Schwartz head county...

    Scoring was down among Perry County girls basketball players this year, with no one averaging 15 points per game and only eight players averaging at least 5 ppg.

  • Hollinden propels TC to victory

    TELL CITY—Neal Hollinden won two individual events and two relays to lead Tell City past Tecumseh 68-49 in junior high boys swimming Monday.
    Hollinden won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:19.18 and the 50 breaststroke in 34.93 seconds.
    He teamed with Grant Padgett, Drew Ettensohn and Davis Tran to win the 200 medley relay in 2:24.90.
    Ettensohn, Tran, Coby Whitham and Hollinden won the 400 free relay in 4:44.85.
    Ettensohn won the 50 butterfly in 29.28 and placed second in the 50 free in 26.20.

  • Tell City girls win 10 of 11 to...

    TELL CITY—Tell City won every event it entered as it trounced Tecumseh 119-33 in junior high girls swimming Monday.
    The Marksmen had no diver but won the other 10 events, with Mary Hollinden winning two individual events and a relay.
    She took 50 breaststroke in 40.71 seconds and won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:32.77, just six-hundredths of a second ahead of teammate Emma Ettensohn.
    Lily Marion, Hollinden, Carli Hosler and Ettensohn won the 200 medley relay in 2:27.78.

  • Tell City improves to 16-3

    EVANSVILLE—If it weren’t for Southridge, Tell City’s junior high wrestling team would have a perfect record this season.
    The 16-3 Marksmen went 3-1 in a tourney at Evansville Memorial Saturday to place second to 21-0 Southridge.
    The Marksmen beat Castle North 51-39, Castle South 67-24, and Highland Hills 45-44 before losing to Southridge 60-33, their third loss of the season to the Raiders.
    “Southridge is loaded,” said Tell City Coach Chase Litherland.

  • Tell City wins six weight...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Six Tell City Wrestling Club members won titles in the club’s own tourney Sunday.
    Brady Hammack went 5-0 with four pins to win the peewee 45-pound weight class.
    Walter Hagedorn in intermediate 50-55 and Landon Terry in intermediate 80 each went 5-0 with three pins.
    Coy Hammack went 4-0 with four pins to take the novice 70-75 title.
    Trent Cail went 3-0 with two pins in novice 90-95 and Kelby Glenn 4-0 with one pin in novice 80 to claim Tell City’s other championships.

  • Tell City’s teams 1st, 2nd in...

    TELL CITY—Tell City won the elementary division and placed second in the middle-school division as it hosted the Tell City March Madness archery tourney Friday and Saturday.

  • Powers dominates Cannelton...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Damon Powers was named Cannelton’s Most Valuable Player in boys basketball and won all but one statistical award in that sport at the school’s winter sports banquet Monday.
    Powers, a 5-foot-8 senior guard, also won awards for leading the Bulldogs in scoring, rebounding, steals and assists.

  • Rowe repeats on All-PAC team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City senior Hunter Rowe made the All-PAC boys basketball team Monday for the second year in a row.
    Rowe, a 6-foot forward/guard, was one of 12 players chosen in voting by conference coaches.
    He led the Marksmen with 13.0 points per game.
    He also averaged 3.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game.
    He hit 38.1 percent from the field, including 26.2 percent from three-point range, and 61.7 percent at the free-throw line.