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  • Hollinden, Ettensohn lead TC...

    REO—Neal Hollinden and Drew Ettensohn each won two individual events and two relays as Tell City trounced South Spencer 108-42 in boys swimming Wednesday.
    Hollinden won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:10.41 and the 100 backstroke in 1:04.27.
    Ettensohn won the 200 individual medley in 2:25.42 and the 100 butterfly in 57.82 seconds.
    Hollinden, Thomas Simpson, Ettensohn and Miles Brown won the 200 medley relay in 1:58.46.
    Brown, Elliot Reed, Hollinden and Ettensohn won the 400 free relay in 3:54.43.

  • Hot Paoli smacks cold PC

    PAOLI—Paoli hit 55.0 percent from the field to beat Perry Central 60-30 in PLAC girls basketball Thursday.
    “Most of their points came against our half-court (man-to-man) defense,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “They beat us off the dribble and they kicked it out - they hit four threes in the first half.
    “They just shot exceptionally well tonight.”
    Jacqlyn Rice hit three of those three-pointers to help the Rams build a 41-13 halftime lead.

  • Hancock County pulls away from...

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Hancock County went on a 25-3 run in the second half to beat Cannelton 55-29 in girls basketball Thursday.
    Cannelton trailed only 28-22 after Chloe Davis scored the first basket of the second half on a driving 10-footer.
    The Bulldogs got the ball back with a chance to cut even further into Hancock County’s lead.
    But then they committed a turnover against the Hornets’ full-court press that led to a layup for Kiera Duncan.

  • 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.