Today's Sports

  • Jasper nips Tell City boys by 1...

    JASPER—Tell City suffered two disqualifications but still lost to Jasper by only one point in boys swimming Thursday.
    Jasper won the triangular meet with 106 points. Tell City scored 105 and Northeast Dubois 60.
    Tell City’s Josh Gaynor won the diving with 191.20 points.
    He teamed with Killian Gaynor, Caleb Malcomson and Thomas Simpson to win the 200-yard freestyle relay in 1:19.38.
    Simpson also won the 100 breaststroke in 1:19.38.

  • Turnovers doom Perry Central in...

    LEOPOLD—How does a basketball team outshoot its opponent from the field 66.7 percent to 26.1 percent in the first half and still trail by four points? By committing 22 turnovers in that half.
    That’s what happened to Perry Central’s girls en route to a 54-36 loss to Tecumseh Thursday.
    The Commodores committed 11 turnovers on 15 possessions in each of the first two quarters but scored on three of the other four possessions in each quarter - once on a rebound shot.
    Thus they hit 6 of 9 from the field that half.

  • Jeeps top cold Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Tell City couldn’t hit from the perimeter in a 44-32 girls basketball loss to Northeast Dubois Thursday.

  • Braves bop Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Tecumseh’s half-court defensive pressure and Chris Maffia’s leaving the game with a knee injury were two things that Cannelton boys basketball coach Mike Snyder thought his team didn’t handle well Friday.
    The result was a 64-33 Tecumseh victory.

  • Hot Trojans rip Perry Central

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Wood Memorial hit 10 of 11 shots from the field in the first quarter en route to an 81-48 boys basketball win over Perry Central Friday.
    The Trojans scored the first 12 points of the game. Lathan Falls made two three pointers on back-to-back possessions to start that streak.
    After a Commodore miss, Austin Ireland scored inside.
    Walker Nurrenbern made baskets inside on the Trojans’ next two possessions before Perry Central’s Clay James stopped the run with a two-pointer.

  • Marksmen edge Southridge 53-51

    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Braeden Beard hit two free throws with 4.3 seconds left to lift Tell City past Southridge 53-51 in PAC boys basketball Friday.
    The Marksmen never trailed in the game. They built an early 15-4 lead and still led by seven with four minutes left in the game.
    But Southridge went on a 7-0 run to tie the score 51-51 with 1:17 left.
    Freshman forward/guard Colson Montgomery scored five of those points, capping the run with a driving basket and free throw.

  • Hayes makes first-team all-state

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City junior Kammie Jo Hayes was named to the Class 2A volleyball all-state first team by the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association Thursday.

  • Corydon girls outswim Tell City

    CORYDON—Emma Armstrong won two events and Tell City set several personal records despite losing to Corydon 506-261 in girls swimming Tuesday.
    Armstrong won the 500-yard freestyle in 6:40.48.
    She teamed with Brea Haller, Destiny Little and Samantha Stephens to win the 400 free relay in 4:51.41, their best time of the season.
    Stephens set a personal record as she placed second in the 100 backstroke in 1:18.73.
    She also took second in the 200 free in 2:33.69.

  • TC boys 3rd in relay meet;...

    TELL CITY—Tell City won one relay and placed second in three as it finished third in its five-team boys swimming relay meet Saturday.
    Bedford North Lawrence won with 114 points. Jasper scored 83, Tell City 76, Providence 53, and Corydon 34.
    Tell City’s Thomas Simpson, Drew Ettensohn and Neal Hollinden won the 150-yard breaststroke relay in 1:43.69, 3.88 seconds ahead of runner-up Bedford North Lawrence.
    Miles Brown, Hollinden and Ettensohn placed second in the 150 butterfly relay in 1:25.34.

  • Bulldogs split two games

    WHITESVILLE, Ky.—Caressa Sloss had 28 points, 22 rebounds, four steals and four blocked shots as Cannelton trounced Burgin 54-19 in the second round of the girls basketball Trinity Shootout Saturday.
    Sloss scored eight points in the first quarter as the Bulldogs jumped to a 15-4 lead.
    “We pressed a little bit and got a few turnovers off it,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “And we got their big girl in foul trouble - she had three fouls in the first quarter.”