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Today's Sports

  • Perry Central girls outrebound...

    LANESVILLE—Perry Central grabbed 25 offensive rebounds to beat Lanesville 50-42 in girls basketball Monday.
    “Our offensive rebounds were huge tonight,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “That kept us in it because we had a lot of outside shots that didn’t go down against a zone.”
    Neither team shot well from the field, with Perry Central edging Lanesville 31.7 percent to 29.4 percent. But Perry Central got nine more shots thanks to its rebounding advantage.

  • Tell City girls down Patriots

    By ZANE CLODFELTER
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    LINCOLN CITY—Going into Tuesday’s girls basketball game, Tell City Coach John Hayes couldn’t remember the last time the Marksmen won at Heritage Hills.
    He certainly knows now after his team beat the Patriots 47-35.
    “I don’t care what their record is,” Hayes said. “You look at who they have played in their first four games and we knew Heritage Hills would be a tough team.”

  • Rebounds, steals help TC beat...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City forced 28 turnovers and outrebounded Cannelton 38-22 to beat the Bulldogs 83-40 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Cannelton committed six turnovers and got outrebounded 10-5 in the first quarter as Tell City jumped to a 21-8 lead.
    The Bulldogs, who played a 2-3 zone defense in the first half, also had trouble stopping the perimeter shooting of Tell City guard Hunter Rowe, who hit two three-point shots in the first quarter and four in the first half.

  • JV Marksmen defeat Commodores

    TELL CITY—Dustin Hunt scored 11 points as Tell City beat Perry Central 49-45 in JV boys basketball Wednesday.

    Trent Arnold added 11 points and Spencer Fest and Tretter Lyons each scored five as the Marksmen’s top four scorers were all freshmen.
    Luke Bishop led Perry Central with 14 points. John Bashor and Kage Kiplinger each added 10.
    This was both teams’ season opener.

  • Boonville defeats Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Tell City won four of nine matches actually wrestled but lost to Boonville 51-27 in wrestling Tuesday.
    Boonville won four matches by forfeits compared with one forfeit win for Tell City.
    Plus “we had three kids bumped up a weight class so they had some difficulty with the added weight too,” said Tell City Coach Neal Stahly.
    Still the Marksmen won three matches by pins - only one fewer than Boonville - and one by decision, which was the same as Boonville had.

  • Chargers knock off Marksmen

    PETERSBURG—Pike Central outscored Tell City in every quarter to beat the Marksmen 53-44 in PAC girls basketball Tuesday.
    Tell City hit 36.2 percent from the field and committed 17 turnovers.
    A bright spot for the Marksmen was senior guard Celina Snyder, who kept them in the game with a season-high 13 points on 5 of 10 field-goal shooting and 3 of 43 free throws.
    She also grabbed seven rebounds and had two assists.
    Emma Kohnert also scored 13 points for Tell City and grabbed 10 rebounds.

  • Perry Central names four new MVPs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Four first-time Most Valuable Players were named at Perry Central’s fall sports awards program Tuesday.
    Senior running back and linebacker Jacob Braun won that award in football and senior all-around player Maddie Hubert won it in volleyball.
    Marcus Thomas and Macey Emmons were named the Most Valuable Runners in boys and girls cross country.
    It was also announced that Hubert made the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports academic all-state team in volleyball.

  • Wheatley on All-PAC team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City junior Steven Wheatley was named to the All-PAC football team released last week.
    Wheatley, a 5-foot-10, 170-pound junior, was one of two outside linebackers listed on the 24-man team.
    He was also one of only two non-seniors on the team, along with Southridge junior defensive back Nolan O’Brien.
    Wheatley finished third on Tell City’s team in tackles with 83. He made 58 solo tackles, which was second best on the team.

  • Eagles’ press causes Bulldogs...

    LANESVILLE—Lanesville used a full-court press to jump to a 38-4 first-quarter lead and beat Cannelton 80-30 in a boys basketball season opener Wednesday.
    “They put a lot of pressure on us,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “We knew they were going to do it because that’s the way they play, but we just didn’t handle it at the beginning.

  • Perry Central holds off Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central Coach Matt Carter said he couldn’t remember his boys basketball team ever having a worse free-throw shooting game than Wednesday’s 50.0 percent.
    But the Commodores made enough of them down the stretch to hold off Tell City 50-43.
    In fact they scored their last 11 points at the line, including a 9-0 run in the last 3:28 after the score was tied 41-41.