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  • Balanced Wolfpack defeats Perry...

    MARENGO—Crawford County scored well inside and out to beat Perry Central 62-37 in PLAC girls basketball Thursday.
    Forward Kendra Covele hit eight three-pointers as she led the Wolfpack with 27 points.
    Guard Addy Simpson added 21 points mostly on penetration into the lane, though she did hit one three-pointer.
    “Our defense wasn’t awful, but they were able to score inside and outside and made it hard to decide which to concentrate on,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume.

  • Marksmen’s defense stops Raiders

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City held Southridge without a field goal for more than 14 minutes in the middle of the game to beat the Raiders 41-32 in PAC girls basketball Thursday.
    “We defended like we wanted to except for the fouling (19 fouls, with two starters fouling out) and putting them on the free-throw line,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.
    He added, “We still can get a lot cleaner than that, but that’s a good win against a scrappy little team.”

  • Bishop shoots PC past Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Luke Bishop’s three-point shooting was the main difference as Perry Central defeated Cannelton 63-52 in boys basketball Friday.
    Bishop hit 6 of 14 three-point shots and finished with a game-high 24 points.
    “He’s our best outside shooter and he stepped up and made some big shots,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter. “He turned down a few that I thought he probably should’ve taken.

  • No Tell City players on All-PAC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—No Tell City player was named to the All-PAC football team released Saturday, but Nick Smith received honorable mention.
    Smith, a 6-foot-1, 200-pound senior, was mentioned at offensive end.
    He led the Marksmen with 10 catches for 453 yards, 220 yards more than anyone else, and four touchdown catches.
    Tell City tied Forest Park and Pike Central for sixth place in the eight-team conference, each going 1-6 in conference games.

  • Tell City girls 3rd in triangular

    TELL CITY—Tell City had no first places and only one second as it finished third in a girls triangular swim meet Monday.
    Boonville won with 130.5 points. Southridge scored 110.5 and Tell City 67.
    Freshman Emma Armstrong earned Tell City’s second place by swimming the 500-yard freestyle in 6:40.40.
    She placed third in the 200 free in 2:27.35.
    Destiny Little placed third in both freestyle sprints, swimming the 50 in 32.78 seconds and the 100 in 1:16.15.

  • Tell City girls 3rd in triangular

    TELL CITY—Tell City had no first places and only one second as it finished third in a girls triangular swim meet Monday.
    Boonville won with 130.5 points. Southridge scored 110.5 and Tell City 67.
    Freshman Emma Armstrong earned Tell City’s second place by swimming the 500-yard freestyle in 6:40.40.
    She placed third in the 200 free in 2:27.35.
    Destiny Little placed third in both freestyle sprints, swimming the 50 in 32.78 seconds and the 100 in 1:16.15.

  • Tell City boys outswim 2...

    TELL CITY—Drew Ettensohn won two individual events and two relays to lead Tell City to victory in a boys triangular swim meet Monday.
    Tell City scored 125 points, Boonville 114, and Southridge 23.
    Ettensohn won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:26.50 and the 100 butterfly in 1:004.3.
    He teamed with Neal Hollinden, Thomas Simpson and Miles Brown to win the 200 medley relay in 1:58.01.
    Hollinden, Elliot Reed, Brown and Ettensohn won the 400 free relay in 3:56.15.

  • Whitesville girls down...

    CANNELTON—Whitesville Trinity took advantage of Cannelton’s playing part of the game with just four players and beat the Bulldogs 55-36 in girls basketball Monday.
    The Bulldogs have just six players on their roster and starting forward Madeline Lindauer, their second leading scorer for this season, missed the game dealing with health issues.
    Then point guard Chloe Davis fell hard on her wrist while trying to take a charge in the first half.

  • Eagles drive past Perry Central...

    LANESVILLE—Lanesville scored frequently on drives to beat Perry Central 63-45 in girls basketball Saturday.
    “Defensively we did not do a good job of stopping dribble penetration throughout the entire game, especially in the first half,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “They outhustled us as a team in the first half.
    “Their 2-2-1 press slowed us down and we were stagnant on offense against their 2-3 (half-court zone) much of the first half.

  • Wahl’s inside game leads...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—Heritage Hills girls basketball coach Kim Brown said her team “never got into a rhythm” against Tell City Tuesday.
    “And when things start going wrong, we look to get the ball into the post to Abby (Wahl).”
    Wahl, a 6-foot senior center, rescued the Patriots from a slow start with a stellar performance inside as they won 56-36.
    She hit 10 of 11 shots from the field (her only miss was blocked) and 5 of 6 free throws as she scored a game-high 25 points.