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Today's Sports

  • TC boys 3rd in relay meet

    TELL CITY—Tell City placed second in five of the 10 events to finish third in its four-team boys swimming relay meet Saturday.
    Lucas Montgomery and Zach Peter placed second on all four of their relays.
    They teamed with Thomas Simpson and Davin Tran to swim the 250-yard freestyle relay in 2:48.27.
    Miles Brown, Josh Gaynor, Peter and Montgomery placed second in the 200 free relay in 2:02.63.
    Peter, Seth Vaquero, Montgomery and Stephen Houle took second in the 1,000 free relay in 12:18.68.

  • Tell City boys win tri-meet

    TELL CITY—Seth Vaquero won two individual events and a relay to lead Tell City to victory in a boys triangular swim meet Tuesday.
    Tell City scored 73 points, Corydon 67, and South Central 12.
    The meet was tied going into the final event, the 400-yard freestyle relay, “and the boys did exactly what they needed to do to get the win (taking first and third),” said Tell City Coach Stacy Marion.
    Vaquero, Elliot Reed, Lucas Montgomery and Stephen Houle won it 400 in 4:15.10.

  • Tell City 2nd in tourney

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Five Tell City wrestlers each went 5-0 as the Marksmen placed second in their own wrestling tourney Saturday.
    Tell City beat Jefferson-town 47-27, Providence 48-24, Whitesville Trinity 48-18, and Iroquois 42-21 but lost to LaRue County, which went 5-0, 45-31.
    The Marksmen accomplished that despite having to give up 30 points in five forfeits each match. “We had one wrestler home with sickness and another still not cleared from a preseason injury,” noted Tell City Coach Neal Stahly.

  • Cannelton girls fall twice

    CLOVERPORT, Ky.—Cannelton hit just 29.7 percent from the field and 9 of 21 free throws in a 36-32 girls basketball loss to Cloverport Thursday.
    Cannelton led 32-26 with four minutes left. “Then the wheels came off,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “I have nobody who wants to look to score.
    “We missed a lot of free throws, and three of them were front ends of one-and-ones,”
    Cloverport hit 33.3 percent from the field with the help of nine offensive rebounds.

  • Perry Central’s defense stops...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central held West Washington to 31.0 percent field-goal shooting to beat the Senators 56-42 in PLAC girls basketball Monday.
    “I thought our defense was the key again tonight,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “We switched back and forth between man-to-man and a 2-3 zone and I think that kept them from getting into a rhythm.
    “Our guards were really aggressive at the top of the 2-3 and were able to get some steals out of it.

  • Lighthouse blasts Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Turnovers and a lack of rebounds hurt Cannelton in a 68-35 boys basketball loss to Lighthouse Christian Academy Saturday.
    “We did nothing well,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “I felt going into the game we were primed to have our best showing of the year - first home game, conference challenge game, and the first team we played this season that was close to our caliber.

  • Crawford County routs Perry...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—Statistics don’t always tell a completely accurate story of a basketball game, but the ones from Perry Central’s 64-32 PLAC boys loss to Crawford County Tuesday do a pretty good job.
    The Commodores hit just 25.0 percent from the field, including 1 for 10 from three-point range, and got outrebounded 38-24.
    They allowed the Wolfpack to hit 50.0 percent from the field, including 63.6 percent from two-point range.

  • Rangers rip Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Turnovers and foul trouble hurt Tell City in a 70-39 PAC boys basketball loss to Forest Park Saturday.
    The Marksmen committed 16 turnovers in the first half and were charged with 24 fouls for the game - eight more than Forest Park even though the Rangers used a full-court press the entire first half.
    Tell City center Braeden Beard and forward Ty Smith both had three fouls in the first half and four before the midway point of the third quarter.

  • South Central overtakes Tell...

    TELL CITY—South Central used its quickness and penetration to overtake Tell City in the second half for a 57-48 girls basketball win Friday.
    Tell City led most of the first three quarters before South Central took its first lead, 34-31, late in the third quarter.
    “They were quicker than snot and they handled the ball well and penetrated well,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.
    “We just couldn’t contain their penetration. They had quick little guards and I honestly believe we ran out of gas.”

  • 3 Perry County runners on all-...

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City’s Leo Simpson and Perry Central’s Marcus Graham and Macey Emmons were named to the Indiana Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches’ all-state teams released last week.
    Simpson and Graham made the Class 2A boys first team and Emmons made the Class 2A girls first team.
    The IHSAA does not divide cross country into enrollment classes, but the IATCCC divides its all-state teams into three classes.
    Simpson, a sophomore, made the boys 2A first team for the second time.