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Today's Sports

  • Houle leads Tell City boys to 5th

    LYNNVILLE—Stephen Houle won the 500-yard freestyle to lead Tell City to fifth place in the PAC boys swim meet Saturday.
    Pike Central repeated as champion of the seven-team meet with 352 points. Tell City scored 112.
    Houle swam the 500 free in 5:31.95 to win by 3.66 seconds.
    He teamed with Seth Vaquero, Davin Tran and Elliot Reed to place fourth in the 400 free relay in 4:06.34.
    Houle, Miles Brown, Vaquero and Reed took fifth in the 200 medley relay in 2:06.75.
    Houle placed seventh in the 200 individual medley in 2:24.75.

  • Burton propels Tell City girls...

    LYNNVILLE—Sydney Burton placed third in the 100-yard breaststroke to lead Tell City to fourth place in the PAC girls swim meet Saturday.
    Heritage Hills repeated as champion of the seven-team meet with 358 points. Tell City scored 133.
    Burton swam the 100 breast in 1:23.44 for Tell City’s highest individual finish.
    She finished just five-hundredths of a second behind second-place Ellie Langebrake of Southridge. Burton’s time was her best of the season and close to her all-time best of 1:23.17 set in last year’s sectional.

  • Teague, Craig champs in PAC;...

    LINCOLN CITY—David Teague and Joe Craig won individual titles to lead Tell City to fifth place in the nine-team PAC wrestling tourney Saturday.
    Gibson Southern repeated as team champion with 226 points. Tell City scored 114 to finish two points ahead of Heritage Hills for fifth.
    “We trailed Heritage Hills all day but were able to nip them by 1.5 points in the final round,” said Tell City Coach Neal Stahly.
    Teague raised his season record to 35-1 as he went 3-0 to win the 120-pound weight class.

  • Crawford County outshoots...

    By JOHN HAYES
    Sports Correspondent

    MARENGO—Crawford County used hot shooting in the third quarter to defeat Tell City 59-41 in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Marksmen trailed only 18-8 at halftime, but the Wolfpack outscored Tell City 12-2 in the first 3:30 of the second half to take a commanding lead.
    Back-to-back three-pointers by Brady Carlton and Noah Sturgeon ignited Crawford County, which went on to make 7 of 15 from long range for the game.

  • Cannelton posts best point total...

    MADISON—Better than usual shooting and rebounding helped Cannelton post its season-high point total in a 77-47 boys basketball victory over Madison Christian Monday.
    The Bulldogs hit 46.3 percent from the field and outrebounded the Madison team 40-18.
    Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder said his team’s “dramatic size advantage” was the biggest reason for the rebounding differential. “They weren’t very big.

  • Perry Central falls to Mitchell

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD— Perry Central’s first half turnovers proved costly in a 56-45 PLAC boys basketball loss to Mitchell Saturday.
    Perry Central had an 8-5 lead with 5:26 left in the first quarter, when Mitchell’s Daulton Blackwell made a three-pointer to tie the score.
    The Commodores turned the ball over nine times in the first half leading to a 17-4 Bluejacket run. Gage Forrest started the run making one of two free throws. Later in the run he made a two-point field goal, then a three-point play.

  • Friday’s games all postponed

    PERRY COUNTY—All four basketball games involving Perry County teams that were scheduled Friday were postponed due to snow.
    Cannelton’s boys and girls games at Madison Christian have been rescheduled for today, with the girls game starting at 5 p.m. and the boys game at approximately 7 p.m.
    Perry Central’s boys home game with Orleans has been rescheduled for this Wednesday, with the JV game scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. and the varsity at 7 p.m.

  • It’s time for National League to...

    Numerous reports said that Major League Baseball team owners last week discussed adding the designated hitter rule to the National League by the 2017 season.
    MLB’s collective bargaining agreement with the players union expires Dec. 31, and the players union has long been in favor of adding the DH to the National League because it would mean more high paying jobs for players.
    So that and whether revenue sharing should be expanded figure to be two main issues in MLB’s next collective bargaining agreement.

  • Kohnert propels Tell City girls...

    By ZANE CLODFELTER
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    REO—Every time South Spencer made a run, there was Tell City’s Emma Kohnert with an answer.
    Kohnert scored 21 points, on 10 of 17 field-goal shooting and 1 of 2 free throws to lead the Marksmen to a 46-39 victory in PAC girls basketball Thursday.
    In two games against the Rebels this year she has averaged 25.5 points per game and hit 61.1 percent from the field.

  • K of C free-throw winners

    Girls winners in the Tell City Knights of Columbus’ Perry County free-throw shooting contest Sunday were (front row, from left) Josie Bough, age 9; Kennedy Blankenship, age 10; Alysia Hurtado, 11; Hannah Gray, 12; and Ava Hilgenhold, 13. Boys winners were (back row, from left) Ethan Ball, age 9; Aiden Ferrand, 10; Camiren Zellers, 11; Kaden Chestnut, 12; and Owen Noble, 13. They will compete in the District 34 competition against the Ferdinand winners 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, at Tell City Junior-Senior High School.