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Today's Sports

  • Boonville tops injury-plagued...

    By JOHN HAYES
    Sports Correspondent

    BOONVILLE—Boonville avenged a PSC Holiday Classic loss to Tell City with a 69-44 win in boys basketball Tuesday.
    The Marksmen beat Boonville 56-54 Dec. 30 but were unable to contain the Pioneers and Ryan Nance in the rematch. Nance led Boonville with 25 points.
    Tell City played without point guard Gant Miller. Coach Greg Arnold said Miller is out for the rest of the season with a back injury that had been bothering him all season.

  • Paoli’s inside game defeats...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Paoli took advantage of its superior height and strength inside to beat Perry Central 63-45 in PLAC boys basketball Tuesday.
    The Rams hit 56.0 percent from the field, including 61.4 percent from two-point range.
    Center Dathan Chastain, who is a legitimate 6-foot-3,  scored 21 points on 10 of 13 shooting from the field and 1 of 3 free throws. Austin Moore, a 6-4 forward, added 15 points on 7 of 12 shooting from two-point range.

  • Five win titles at Gibson...

    FORT BRANCH—Five Tell City Wrestling Club members won titles in the Remax Midwest Folkstyle Open at Gibson Southern Feb. 15.
    Coy Hammack pinned all four of his opponents as he won the novice 65-pound weight class.
    Max Fortwendel went 5-0 with two pins as he won the bantam 50-pound division.
    Landon Terry went 3-0 with three pins to win the intermediate 70-pound weight class.
    Ethan Schraner and Bobby Robinson each had two pins as they won weight classes in the bantam division - Schraner at 65-70 and Robinson at 90-105.

  • Friday, Saturday basketball...

    LEOPOLD AND LINCOLN CITY—Perry Central and Tell City’s Friday boys basketball games were postponed due to inclement weather.
    Perry Central’s home game with Paoli has been rescheduled for this Tuesday, Feb. 24, with the JV starting at 5:30 p.m. and the varsity at 7 p.m.
    Tell City’s game at Heritage Hills has been postponed to Saturday, Feb. 28, with the JV game starting at 5:30 p.m. and the varsity at 7 p.m.

  • Two more games on hoops schedule...

    One of all athletic directors’ worst nightmares came true last week when inclement weather forced postponement of some boys basketball games going into the last week of the season.
    Perry Central’s home game with Paoli and Tell City’s game at Heritage Hills were postponed Friday.
    Both are conference games and thus really need to be made up. So Perry Central’s game has been rescheduled for Tuesday and Tell City’s for Saturday.

  • Tell City boys qualify well in...

    JASPER—Tell City qualified for the championship finals in seven events in the boys swimming sectional trials Thursday.

  • Casebolt 8th in state meet

    NEW CASTLE—Tell City eighth grader Devon Casebolt went 5-3 to place eighth in the 64-man bracket of the 95-pound weight class at the middle school state wrestling tourney Sunday.

    He scored three pins.
    “He wrestled great,” said Josh Casebolt, his coach and father. “There was a lot of great competition and great, close matches.
    “Anytime you compete at that level with that many great wrestlers and place, you have to be on your A game and he came ready to wrestle.”

  • Tell City 3-1 Saturday

    TELL CITY—Tell City won three of four matches in its own junior high wrestling round-robin Saturday.
    The Marksmen beat Washington 81-12, North Posey 80-13, and Crawford County 57-24 before losing to Southridge 48-28.
    “We had Southridge down 28-3 and then we lost a couple really close matches and they got their momentum working and we just could seem to break it,” said Tell City Coach Josh Casebolt. “I hope in our next dual match that we can pull out the close matches and take that win back.”

  • Tell City’s basketball schedule...

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s home boys basketball game with North Posey, scheduled this Saturday, has been postponed so as not to conflict with North Posey’s participation in the girls basketball regional Saturday.
    The game has tentatively been rescheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 25.
    Tell City’s game at Cloverport was snowed out Monday and will not be rescheduled due to a lack of available dates.

  • Mowery edges Brown

    EVANSVILLE—Dalton Mowery of New Albany edged Tell City’s Elliott Brown 3-2 in the first round of the wrestling semistate Saturday.
    Brown led 1-0 after the second period. Then Mowery scored an escape and a takedown early in the third period to take a 3-1 lead.
    Brown scored an escape with about a minute left to narrow the gap to one point. But he never could get a takedown to regain the lead.