Today's Sports

  • Tell City’s defense stops...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City made 27 steals and defeated Cannelton 70-6 in girls basketball Friday.
    The Marksmen put pressure on the ball and played the passing lanes well in the halfcourt, and both caused problems for Cannelton’s inexperienced ball-handlers.
    “We wouldn’t get it out of the middle of the floor,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We’d dribble down the middle of the floor and make a long pass.”

  • Tell City 8th grade wins season...

    TELL CITY—Addison Fella scored nine points as Tell City beat Hancock County 27-19 in eighth grade girls basketball Monday.

  • Corydon subdues Perry Central

    CORYDON—Perry Central committed 23 turnovers, including 13 in the first half, in a 48-35 girls basketball loss to Corydon Tuesday.
    “I think our turnovers were really the deciding factor tonight,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “Right now we’re not making good decisions against pressure. Until we handle that, we’re going to have trouble.

  • St. Jude walk/run/bike planned...

    TELL CITY—The Saturday Morning Get Up and Walk/Run/Bike for St. Jude Hospital will be held this Saturday at 8 a.m. starting from St. Paul Church.
    Pledges for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will be collected from walkers/runners/bicyclists and handed to Katie Chinn Weyer, a former St. Jude’s patient when she had lymphoma. Weyer will deliver the donations to St. Jude’s in Memphis Dec. 5.
    Weyer will also participate in the event.

  • Bulldogs can’t handle South...

    Sports Editor

    REO—Cannelton committed 25 turnovers in the first half - most of them against South Spencer’s full-court pressure - and lost to the Rebels 70-17 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    The Rebels made 20 steals in the first half and 32 for the game, though they did not press in the second half.
    They used a variety of presses in the first half, including a 2-2-1, 1-2-1-1, man-to-man, and 1-3-1 three-quarters court.

  • More experience, depth should...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s girls swimming team has more depth and experience than last year, so new coach Stacy Marion expects a successful season.
    There are 14 girls on the team. “That’s twice as many as we had last year,” noted Marion, who was an assistant coach on last year’s team.

  • Cold start costly to Cannelton...

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Another cold shooting start proved costly to Cannelton in a 46-33 girls basketball loss to Shoals Saturday.
    For the second game in a row the Bulldogs did not score in the first quarter.
    They went 0 for 12 from the field and 0 for 2 at the free-throw line in that period as they fell behind 10-0.
    They hit four of their first five shots in the second quarter, though, and pulled within three points, 13-10, on Nicole Harris’ second three-point basket.

  • Perry Central schedules

    Boys Varsity Basketball
    21    Corydon Central Scr.    A    11:00
    25    Tell City    A    6:00
    4    Cannelton    A    6:00
    8    Crawford Co.    A    5:30
    11    Wood Memorial    H    6:00
    12    Evansville Mater Dei    H    3:00

  • Wolfpack shut down Bulldogs

    MARENGO—Cannelton didn’t get a shot off in the first quarter and lost to Crawford County 48-4 in season-opening girls basketball Friday.
    The Bulldogs committed 23 turnovers in the first half and 28 for the game.
    They hit 1 of 18 shots from the field and 2 of 4 free throws.
    “We didn’t look to shoot,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    Nicole Harris, Cannelton’s leading returning scorer, took nine shots but missed them all.

  • Hubert on All-PLAC volleyball...

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central senior Maddie Hubert was a repeat selection on the All-PLAC volleyball team Thursday.
    Hubert was the only Commodore named to the 12-girl team in voting by conference coaches.
    Perry Central went 3-3 in conference play to finish fourth in the seven-team conference.