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  • Tell City third in Mount Vernon...

    MOUNT VERNON—Brea Haller had Tell City’s highest finish as the Marksmen finished third in a three-team girls swim meet Saturday.
    Tell City lost to Vincennes Lincoln 122-115 and to Mount Vernon 182-79.
    Haller placed third in the 100-yard butterfly in 1:25.02 and teammate Ashley Scarboro was fourth in 1:45.50.
    Taylor Kratzer placed fourth in two events for the Marksmen, swimming the 200 freestyle in 2:31.30 and the 500 free in 6:55.02.
    Ariana Warf placed fourth in the 100 free in 1:07.01.

  • Tell City 2nd in tri-meet...

    MOUNT VERNON—Drew Ettensohn, Josh Gaynor and Neal Hollinden each won one event as Tell City placed second in a three-team boys swim meet Saturday.
    Tell City beat Vincennes Lincoln 166-35 but was nipped by Mount Vernon 137-132.
    Ettensohn won the 50-yard freestyle in 25.71 seconds and teammate Miles Brown placed second in 26.75.
    Gaynor set a personal record as he won the diving with 193.20 points.
    Hollinden won the 100 backstroke in 1:06.74 and teammate Lucas Montgomery was second in 1:16.07.

  • Titans, Hornets defeat Tell City...

    TELL CITY—Tell City shot well but committed 26 turnovers and got outrebounded in a 64-40 PAC girls basketball loss to Gibson Southern Saturday.
    The Marksmen hit 46.2 percent from the field and 68.2 percent at the free-throw line, both better than usual.
    But they grabbed only 18 rebounds and had trouble handling the ball against Gibson Southern’s pressure defense.
    The Titans’ superior depth was also a factor, as thier reserves scored 34 points.

  • Third-quarter rally lifts North...

    LEOPOLD—Guards Kaitlyn Blankenberger and Ally Brandenstein led a third-quarter rally that propelled North Posey past Perry Central 46-37 in girls basketball Saturday.
    Perry Central led 18-17 at halftime but got outscored 17-7 in the third period, with Blankenberger and Brandenstein scoring all but two of the Vikings’ points.
    Blankenberger scored nine points that quarter and Brandenstein added six, with each of them hitting a three-pointer.
    Blankenberger finished with 24 points and Brandenstein added 13.

  • Rangers hold off Perry Central

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Poor free-throw shooting Perry Central in a 59-50 boys basketball loss to Forest Park Saturday.
    Perry Central’s Luke Hubert made a three-pointer, pulling the Commodores within three at 52-49 with 2:55 left in the game. It was his third three-pointer of the fourth quarter and fourth of the game.
    Perry Central subsequently fouled and Trever Zink made both free throws.
    Perry Central’s Levi Hubert then drew a foul driving to the basket but missed both free throws.

  • Bulldogs nip Lions

    BLOOMINGTON—Strong defense early and Rafe Garrett’s clutch free throws late lifted Cannelton past Lighthouse Christian 41-39 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Cannelton jumped to a 12-0 first-quarter lead as the Lions had trouble handling the Bulldogs’ 1-2-2 three-quarter-court trap.
    “Obviously starting the game 12-0 really makes a big difference,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder, whose team has usually had to battle back from an early deficit.

  • Balanced Marksmen defeat Eagles

    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Tell City raced to a 9-3 first-quarter lead and held on to beat Evansville Day 47-42 in boys basetkball Tuesday.
    Tell City scored first on a Braeden Beard field goal 15 seconds into the game. Evansville Day tied it at 2-2 on Humaad Khan’s field goal with 3:32 left in the first quarter.

  • Rebound FGs help PC beat...

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Overall rebounding was closer than in their previous meeting but Perry Central scored 15 points off offensive rebounds in beating Cannelton 73-35 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    Cannelton scored the game’s first four points and trailed only 13-10 after the first quarter.
    But Perry Central scored the first seven points of the second quarter on offensive rebounds to take control.

  • Jennings, Little in national all...

    ORLANDO, Fla.—William Tell Elementary fourth graders Talon Jennings and Zackary Little participated in the ESPN Wide World of Sports New Year’s Eve Classic national all-star baseball tourneys Dec. 27-31.