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Today's Sports

  • Tell City girls 8th in swim...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Brenna Franzman had Tell City’s highest individual place as the Marksmen finished eighth in the 12-team girls swimming sectional Saturday.
    Tell City scored 122 points. Jasper repeated as champion with 397.
     Franzman was the only Tell City individual to make the championship finals in any event, as she placed eighth in the 500-yard freestyle in 6:31.73.
    Teammate Taylor Kratzer made the consolation finals in that event and placed 12th overall in 6:44.40.

  • Bulldogs fall to Lions

    CANNELTON—Bloomington Lighthouse hit 61.5 percent from the field to beat Cannelton 71-50 in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Lions hit 24 of 39 from the field, including 7 of 12 from three-point range.
    “They shot the ball extremely well from three-point range - they hit six in the first half,” noted Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “When we played them up there, they went 0 for 20 on three-pointers (in a game Cannelton won 41-39 Jan. 7).
    Will Campbell led the Lions with 24 points on 9 for 10 field-goal shooting.

  • Perry Central falls to South...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    REO—Perry Central couldn’t put together defensive stops in a 71-61 boys basketball loss to South Spencer Saturday.
    The Commodores went on a 15-6 run to cut a 15-point South Spencer lead to six at the end of the third quarter.
    Perry Central’s Ty Mullis made a three-pointer to start that run. After a South Spencer miss, Jacob Kelly made a 6-foot jumper.
    The Rebels’ Jaylen Taylor made a driving basket before Perry Central’s Luke Bishop made back-to-back three-pointers.

  • Tell City pummels Aces

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CLOVERPORT, Ky.—Strong defense in the first and third quarters and prolific three-point shooting helped Tell City rout Cloverport 65-28 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    Tell City shut out the Aces in the first quarter, holding them to 0 for 8 field-goal shooting and forcing five turnovers.
    The Marksmen built a 12-0 lead that quarter with the help of two three-point baskets by Tretter Lyons.

  • Rangers hold off Marksmen in OT...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City had an off shooting night but used strong defense to almost win the Forest Park girls basketball sectional Saturday, falling to the host team 45-35 in overtime.
    There were nine lead changes and four ties in regulation play.
    Katie Goffinet hit 3 of 4 free throws and Emma Kohnert hit 2 of 2 at the line to fuel a 5-0 Tell City run that gave the Marksmen a 30-29 lead with 1:43 left in regulation.

  • Tell City JV defeats Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Ethan Maffia scored nine points as Tell City beat Cannelton 38-12 in JV basketball Thursday.
    Nate Kaiser added seven points, Andrew Harper six, and Caleb Malcomson five for the Marksmen.
    Jose Flores led Cannelton with seven points.
    Cannelton won 36-33 in overtime at Medora Jan. 28 as Chris Maffia scored 14 points.
    Maffia, who is also a top varsity reserve, did not play in the first three quarters but scored seven points in the fourth quarter and seven in overtime.

  • Tough tests coming up for...

    Tell City’s boys basketball team has 10 wins for the first time in nine years, with seven games still left in the season.
    The Marksmen are also undefeated in the PAC, but some tough tests are coming up for them.
    They will visit Cloverport Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. for what should be a very physical game, based on the way they are usually called in Kentucky.
    Then they have PAC games at Pike Central Friday and at home against Gibson Southern Saturday.

  • Tell City hits threes to maul...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—If there were any doubts about Tell City’s shooting slump being over, its performance in Thursday’s 71-18 boys basketball win over Cannelton should have erased them.
    The Marksmen hit 9 of 16 from three-point range in the first three quarters as they built a 58-14 lead.

  • TC edges Vikings in sectional...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Emma Kohnert had probably the worst shooting game of her career Friday, but she will be remembered for hitting the free throws that gave Tell City a 35-33 win over North Posey in the girls basketball sectional semifinals.
    Tell City, 11-12, was scheduled to play the host team, 16-10 Forest Park, in the championship game Saturday.
    Looking at some of the statistics from Friday’s game, one might wonder how the Marksmen advanced.

  • Bulldog girls defeat Medora

    MEDORA—Caressa Sloss scored nine points in the second quarter as Cannelton outscored Medora 16-4 en route to a 53-32 girls basketball win Saturday.
    Sloss and Nicole Harris each finished with 16 points for Cannelton and Chloe Davis added nine.
    “We got a lot of fast breaks pushing the ball up the floor after (defensive) rebounds,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “They were kind of slow getting back.
    “We played pretty good man-to-man defense - our help defense was pretty good.