Today's Sports

  • Hornets nip Tell City at buzzer

    Sports Editor

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.—Jackson Gray hit a three-point shot at the final buzzer to lift Hancock County past Tell City 42-40 in boys basketball Friday.
    Tell City trailed by 10 points twice in the first half but went on a 17-8 run in the third quarter and never trailed in the fourth quarter until the final basket.
    The Marksmen took a 38-33 lead on a nice post-up move by Braeden Beard with three minutes left.
    After Gray hit two free throws, Tell City missed the front end of a one-and-one.

  • PC hits free throws, tops...

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central made 18 of 22 free throws in the fourth quarter to beat West Washington 61-58 in PLAC boys basketball Friday.
    “The last couple of minutes we changed gears a little bit and really dug in and fought,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter. “I’m really proud of this bunch. We have come a long way the last couple of weeks as far as our execution, especially on the defensive end.”

  • Tell City 12th at Mater Dei

    EVANSVILLE—Kyle Hagedorn placed fourth in the 182-pound weight class to lead Tell City to 12th place in Mater Dei’s 17-team wrestling tourney last Thursday and Friday.
    Tell City scored 58.5 points, just 1.5 behind 11th-place Evansville Memorial. Mater Dei won with 302.
    Hagedorn went 4-2 with three pins.
    Tyler Hawhee in the 160 weight class and Trey Mucker at 138 each placed fifth for the Marksmen.
    Hawhee went 4-2 with four pins and Mucker went 4-2 with one pin.

  • Eagles, Aces top Cannelton

    CLOVERPORT, Ky.—Turnovers against pressure defense hurt Cannelton in a 54-41 girls basketball loss to Cloverport Tuesday.
    “They had a little 1-2-2 three-quarter-court press and we didn’t handle it very well,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We got in too big a hurry trying to beat it instead of taking our time to get through it.”
    The Bulldogs committed 20 turnovers overall, 13 more than Cloverport.

  • Was Wint Tell City’s best...

    It was fairly easy to research some key statistics on Mike Hagan and Joe Hartz, two of the three former athletes who will be inducted into Tell City High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame Jan. 13.

  • Rouch, versatile Pioneers too...

    TELL CITY—Glen Rouch scored 27 points as Boonville beat Perry Central 68-37 for seventh place in the boys basketball PSC Holiday Classic Saturday.
    Rouch, a 6-foot-6 senior forward/guard, hit 9 of 12 shots from the field, including 2 of 3 from three-point range, and 7 of 7 free throws.
    “He’s a tough matchup,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter. “He can put in on the floor, he can shoot from deep, and he’s 6-6.

  • Reed, Garrett lift Bulldogs past...

    Sports Editor

    CLOVERPORT, Ky.—David Reed and Rafe Garrett each scored five of Cannelton’s 12 overtime points as the Bulldogs edged Cloverport 59-55 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    Cloverport’s Garrett Bradley hit two free throws with 16.7 seconds left in regulation to tie the game 47-47.
    Cannelton missed a 10-footer after that, sending the game into overtime.
    Reed scored the first basket in overtime on a drive.

  • Tell City overtakes Rebels to...

    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    TELL CITY—South Spencer led with just under six minutes left in the game but couldn’t hold off Tell City down the stretch as the Marksmen pulled away 65-60 in the boys basketball PSC Holiday Classic third-place game Saturday.
    “I thought it was a well played game by both teams,” Tell City Coach Matt Lynch said. “They went on a run and we went on a run. It was highly contested and we just made a couple more plays at the end.”

  • McCormick, Blackhawks overpower...

    FRENCH LICK—Jewel McCormick scored 24 points as Springs Valley beat Perry Central 49-43 in PLAC girls basketball Wednesday.
    Perry Central, with no starter taller than 5-foot-9, could not stop McCormick, a 6-foot sophomore center, inside. She scored at least six points in each of the first three quarters.
    The Blackhawks led by only one point at halftime but McCormick scored nine of their 11 points in the third quarter to push their lead to 34-29.

  • Bulldogs 5th in tourney

    COLUMBUS—Rafe Garrett had 25 points, eight rebounds, six assists and two steals as Cannelton beat Micah Christian 76-63 for fifth place in Columbus Christian’s eight-team boys basketball tourney Friday.
    Ethan Melton, playing after rolling an ankle the previous day, and David Reed each added 11 points.
    Freshman reserve Clay-ton White matched Garrett’s eight rebounds and Melton added seven as the Bulldogs won the board battle 37-30 over the Louisville, Ky., school.