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Today's Sports

  • Tell City falls to Rebels

    ELIZABETH—Tell City hit only 37.0 percent from the field in a 51-45 boys basketball loss to South Central Saturday.
    The Marksmen got off to a cold start and fell behind 23-15 at halftime as they hit only 7 of 24 from the field that half.
    “We came out in the third quarter and made some adjustments and tied it with about two or three minutes left,” said Tell City Coach Greg Arnold.
    “Then we made some mistakes down the stretch. We missed some critical box-outs.

  • Mater Dei defeats Perry Central

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    EVANSVILLE—Perry Central committed 13 first-half turnovers in a 45-29 boys basketball loss to Mater Dei Saturday.
    After the Commodores tied the game at two on a runner in the lane by Aaron Pierrard with 5:55 left in the first quarter, Mater Dei went on a 17-2 run.
    Perry Central went the last 4:20 of the first quarter without scoring.

  • Blackhawks’ threes beat Bulldogs...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor
    FRENCH LICK—Six three-pointers helped Springs Valley build a 31-14 halftime lead and the Blackhawks held on to beat Cannelton 52-39 in boys basketball Saturday.

  • Marksmen, Commodores split games

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tell City used balanced scoring and depth to overpower Perry Central 57-16 in eighth grade boys basketball Thursday.
    The Marksmen hit some three-pointers early and also scored well inside on post-up moves and offensive rebounds.
    Braeden Beard and Tretter  Lyons each scored 10 points, Ty Smith seven, and Dustin Hunt and Devon Blake six apiece for the Marksmen.
    Ethan James and Levi Hubert each scored five points for Perry Central.

  • Tell City girls fall to Jeeps

    DUBOIS—Tell City committed 15 turnovers in the first half of a 48-38 girls basketball loss to Northeast Dubois Thursday.
    The Marksmen fell behind 24-8 by halftime due mainly to their lack of shots.
    They added 10 more turnovers in the second half.
    “We had 25 turnovers against a zone defense,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “They didn’t press and they weren’t trapping out of it or anything. We’re just making really careless turnovers.

  • Commodores ride strong defense...

    LEOPOLD—Defense and strong rebounding carried Perry Central past Tecumseh 49-38 in girls basketball Thursday.
    The Commodores outrebounded the Braves 39-17, including grabbing 20 offensive rebounds.
    And “our defense was exceptional tonight,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “It’s probably one of the best defensive games I’ve ever seen us play.

  • Trojans overtake Perry Central...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    OAKLAND CITY—Perry Central’s missed opportunities in the fourth quarter hurt in a 41-36 boys basketball loss to Wood Memorial Friday.
    The Commodores took a 3-2 early and did not give up the lead until Wood Memorial’s Lathan Falls made a three-pointer from the right wing with 5:22 left in the fourth quarter. That shot gave the Trojans a 32-30 lead.
    Perry Central’s Michael Schwartz then made an eight-foot shot to tie it.
    Both teams missed shots on their next possessions.

  • Southridge’s defense shuts down...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—With both teams hitting under 39 percent from the field, turnovers and rebounding made the difference as Southridge beat Tell City 47-23 in PAC boys basketball Friday.
    Tell City committed 17 turnovers, nine more than Southridge, and got outrebounded 25-18.
    “They’re pretty solid defensively,” Tell City Coach Greg Arnold said of the Raiders.

  • Tell City boys 4th in own relay...

    TELL CITY—Tell City placed third in three of the six relays it entered to finish fourth in overall team standings in its five-team boys swimming relay meet Saturday.
    Jeffersonville won with 122 points. Tell City scored 40, 10 more than fifth-place Vincennes Lincoln.
    Tell City’s Aaron Vincent, Stephen Houle, Luke Thomas and Lucas Montgomery placed third in the 200-yard stroke/free relay in 2:03.12.
    Vincent, Thomas and Montgomery took third in the 150 backstroke relay in 1:53.69.

  • Clausen scores 26 points as...

    CANNELTON—Melissa Clausen scored a career-high 26 points as Cannelton beat Cloverport 56-26 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    The Bulldogs led only 24-11 at halftime and by only 10 points with five minutes left in the third quarter. But Clausen scored 16 points in the second half to help them pull away.
    She scored eight points in each the second and third quarters, including hitting two three-pointers in each of those quarters.
    Nicole Harris added 17 points for the Bulldogs, who earned their first win in seven tries this season.