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Today's Sports

  • Commodores split with Wolfpack

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Camerin Zellers had 16 points and five steals as Perry Central beat Crawford County 38-27 in seventh grade boys basketball Monday.
    The Commodores built a double-digit lead in the first half but Crawford County cut it to seven several times in the second half with strong offensive rebounding and a full-court press.
    “I thought we played pretty good defense, but we couldn’t finish it off with the rebound about half the time,” said Perry Central Coach Garrett Miller.

  • Commodores win frosh tourney

    REO—Perry Central used trapping defenses to overtake both opponents in the second half as it won South Spencer’s freshman basketball tourney Saturday.

  • Tell City girls outswim Jeeps;...

    TELL CITY—Ariana Warf won two individual events and two relays as Tell City beat Northeast Dubois 87-59 in girls swimming Tuesday.
    Warf won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:44.52 and the 100 freestyle in 1:06.74.
    She teamed with Samantha Stephens, Shay Brager and Brea Haller to win the 200 medley relay in 2:26.70.
    Stephens, Brenna Franz-man, Taylor Kratzer and Warf won the 400 free relay in 4:51.24.
    Sydney Robbins won the 50 free in 33.08 seconds and Haller took the 100 butterfly in 1:30.82.

  • Bulldogs outshoot Madison...

    MADISON—Caressa Sloss had 20 points, 15 rebounds and five steals as Cannelton trounced Madison Christian 61-37 in girls basketball Saturday.
    Sloss, a 5-foot-9 sophomore center, scored inside and out.
    The Bulldogs jumped to a 14-0 first-quarter lead as she scored eight points.
    She helped them finish the game strongly by scoring 10 points in the fourth quarter.
    “We played real well in stretches,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “And we had a few spurts where we lost track of the ball.

  • South Central edges Tell City at...

    ELIZABETH—South Central hit a 10-foot shot at the buzzer to beat Tell City 39-37 in boys basketball Saturday.
    It was a game of spurts for both teams.
    Braeden Beard scored 10 points in the first quarter as Tell City built a 12-5 lead.
    The Marksmen still led 30-22 going into the fourth quarter.
    But South Central went on a 15-0 run the first 7:20 of the fourth quarter to build a 37-30 lead.
    Tell City responded with a seven-point rally in 30 seconds to tie the score with 0:10 left.

  • Tell City boys win 7-team meet

    CORYDON—Tell City won the 400-yard freestyle relay and placed second in five events to win North Harrison’s seven-team boys swimming invitational Saturday.

  • Busy basketball day coming up...

    Last Saturday was billed as Basketball Day in Indiana by Fox Sports Indiana, which broadcast five consecutive games, ranging from high school girls to the NBA, from Indianapolis that day.
    You have to be a pretty good high school team to get to play in that event, and having a marquee player doesn’t hurt.
    Tell City Coach Matt Lynch’s alma mater, New Albany, which features one of the top players in the nation in Romeo Langford, was one of the four high school boys teams invited to compete.

  • Tell City girls also take 2nd

    TELL CITY—Ariana Warf earned four second places as Tell City finished second in a girls triangular swim meet Thursday.
    Jasper won with 145 points. Tell City scored 100 and Northeast Dubois 55.
    Warf placed second in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:49.71 and in the 100 freestyle in 1:08.36.
    She teamed with Saman-tha Stephens, Sydney Bur-ton and Brea Haller to take second in the 200 medley relay in 2:24.54.
    Warf, Stephens, Brenna Franzman and Taylor Krat-zer were second in the 400 free relay in 4:46.47.

  • Tell City boys 2nd in triangular

    TELL CITY—Tell City won the 400-yard freestyle relay and placed second in eight events to finish second in a boys triangular swim meet Thursday.
    Defending sectional champion Jasper won with 147 points, just 27 more than Tell City. Northeast Dubois scored 29.
    Miles Brown, Sam Rogers, Stephen Houle and Neal Hollinden swam the 400 free relay in 3:56.99, beating runner-up Jasper by 4.63 seconds.
    Jasper won all the other events. The closest race was the 50 free, where Drew Ettensohn placed second in 25.29, 37-hundredths of a second behind the winner.

  • 4 local runners on all-state

    INDIANAPOLIS—Though cross country is not a class sport in Indiana, the Indiana Association of Tracy and Cross Country Coaches names all-state teams by classes based on schools’ classes in most sports.
    And this year there are four Perry County runners on the 11-man Class 2A boys all-state team: Perry Central’s Marcus Graham and Tell City’s Leo Simpson, Thomas Simpson and Nate Kaiser.
    The only other southwestern Indiana runner on the 2A all-state team was Adam Babillis of Mater Dei.