Today's Sports

  • Boonville’s 2-3 zone shuts down...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City struggled against Boonville’s 2-3 zone defense in the last 10 minutes and lost 62-51 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    Tell City built a seven-point lead twice and never trailed in the first 2 1/2 quarters, when Boonville played man-to-man defense.
    But Boonville got open for some three-point shots in the third quarter and took a 44-40 lead when Glen Rouch made one of them with 1:10 left in the period.

  • Braves’ 3-pointers sink...

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central was unable to stop Tecumseh’s first-quarter three-pointers and lost 56-47 in boys basketball Friday.
    Perry Central’s Luke Hilgenhold scored the first two points of the game on a short jump shot.
    The Braves proceeded to make 6 of 9 three-point shots in the first quarter and 7 of 14 in the first half. For the game they made 9 of 18 from that range.
    Jackson Fowler made the first of his four three pointers to give the Braves a 3-2 lead.

  • Tell City archery teams qualiy...

    INDIANAPOLIS—All three Tell City archery teams have been invited to participate in the National Archery in Schools Program’s state tourney March 12.
    The junior high team and the William Tell Elementary team qualified with their scores in Castle’s state qualifier tourney Jan. 12.
    Last week the Marksmen’s high school team also received an invitation.

  • Paoli pounds Perry Central

    Sports Correspondent

    PAOLI—Perry Central’s defense gave up layups and a lot of other shots in the lane in an 80-43 PLAC boys basketball loss to Paoli Friday.
    Paoli jumped to a six-point lead on two layups by Dietrich Sears. Carter Chastain then hit a six-footer in the lane.
    Ty Mullis scored a field goal inside getting the Commodores’ first points with 5:10 left in the first quarter.

  • Marksmen edge Patriots

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit 53.8 percent from the field and Hunter Rowe and Gant Miller made some clutch shots down the stretch as the Marksmen beat Heritage Hills 50-49 in PAC boys basketball Friday.
    The Marksmen led most of the first half and built their lead to 25-17 as Reed Goffinet and Braeden Beard scored their last two baskets of the half on offensive rebounds.

  • Basketball previews

    Boys Games
    Friday, Feb. 19
    Heritage Hills at Tell City: These teams have similar records (Tell City is 6-14, Heritage Hills 6-13) and have had some similar results against common opponents (both lost by 12 points to Pike Central recently), so on paper this shapes up as a close game.

  • Kohnert on All-PAC

    FERDINAND—Tell City junior forward Emma Kohnert was named to the All-PAC girls basketball team in voting by conference coaches Monday.

  • Shoals sinks cold Bulldogs

    SHOALS—Cannelton hit only 28.6 percent from the field and committed 23 turnovers in a 66-37 boys basketball loss to Shoals Saturday.
    “They didn’t even really pressure us that much,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “We were just kind of out of sync and never got into a flow offensively. We had a lot of dead-ball turnovers.
    “A lot of the shots that we missed weren’t great shots by any means.”

  • Versatile Vikings vanquish...

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central could not stop the inside-outside game of North Posey and lost 78-55 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Lane Lynch hit a field goal to give the Commodores their only lead of the night at 6-5.
    The Commodores hit only 1 of 8 from three-point range in the first half. They had good looks at the basket, but the shots didn’t go in.
    North Posey hit 5 of 9 behind the arc in the first half and 10 of 16 for the game for 62.5 percent.

  • Titans force 23 turnovers to...

    Sports Editor

    FORT BRANCH—Tell City committed 23 turnovers, including 17 in the first half, in a 68-53 PAC boys basketball loss to Gibson Southern Saturday.
    Gibson Southern used a full-court press most of the first half and also forced some turnovers in the halfcourt.
    “Give their defense credit,” said Tell City Coach Greg Arnold. “They’re one of the more athletic teams we’ve faced, but we knew that coming in.”