Today's Sports

  • Cannelton routs Aces; falls to...

    Sports Editor

    CLOVERPORT—Taylor Lawalin scored a career-high 20 points as Cannelton crushed Cloverport 46-7 in girls basketball Monday.
    Lawalin, known mostly for her three-point shooting, hit only 1 of 4 shots from beyond the arc but made 7 of 8 from two-point range.
    She scored three layups in transition and also made three nice diagonal drives to the basket.
    Payton Reed added nine points and nine rebounds.
    Allicyn Garrett had five steals and three assists and Mikah Hemmings also made five steals.

  • Aces overtake Bulldogs in fourth...

    Sports Editor

    CLOVERPORT, Ky.—Cannelton committed 26 turnovers in a 56-54 boys basketball loss to Cloverport Monday.
    Cannelton outshot the Aces from the field 47.8 percent to 38.9 percent and outrebounded them 35-33.
    But the turnovers and poor free-throw shooting (7 of 18, including three missed front ends of one-plus-bonus situations) proved too much for the Bulldogs to overcome.

  • Hornets hits boards hard to beat...

    Sports Correspondent

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.—Cannelton had trouble controlling the defensive boards in a 53-38 boys basketball loss to Hancock County Saturday.
    The Hornets grabbed 22 offensive rebounds for the game, which led directly to 16 points.
    Cannelton had only two offensive rebounds.
    The Bulldogs also could not handle Hancock County’s full-court pressure. They committed 22 turnovers, many of which led to transition baskets or free throws for the Hornets.

  • Titans take advantage of Tell...

    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Gibson Southern scored 23 points off Tell City turnovers to beat the Marksmen 62-42 in PAC boys basketball Saturday.
    “We had stretches in the game where we turned the ball over four times in a row, three times in a row, three times in a row, and four times in a row,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.
    The Titans scored on 13 of the 14 Marksman turnovers.
    “We would look at the clock and look at the score and we were down 10,” said Hayes.

  • Blazing third quarter propels...

    Sports Editor

    REO—Perry Central’s boys basketball team hit 60.0 percent from the field in the third quarter Saturday but lost the game in that period.
    South Spencer hit 11 of 12 shots from the field in that quarter and beat the Commodores 70-48.
    The game was tied 20-20 at halftime, as the Rebels had hit only 6 of 18 from the field in the first half.

  • TC holds off Rebels

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City capitalized on a hot start and held off South Spencer 42-40 in the first round of the Class 2A girls basketball sectional Tuesday.

  • Tell City girls 2nd in 12-team...

    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Tell City won four events, the most of any team, as it placed second in the 12-team IHSAA girls swim sectional Saturday.

  • Tell City boys fall to Pike...

    TELL CITY—Greg Clayton and Justin Peter each won three events but Tell City lost to Pike Central 104-56 in boys swimming Tuesday.
    Clayton won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:00.79 and the 500 free in 5:31.34.
    He teamed with Peter, Trent Benningfield and Hunter Sandage to win the 200 free relay in 1:44.15.
    Peter also won the 100 free in 52.81 seconds and the 100 backstroke in 1:02.41.
    Sandage placed second in the 500 free in 5:59.26 and third in the 200 free in 2:09.12.

  • Tell City girls fall to Forest...

    FERDINAND—Forest Park held Tell City to single-digit scoring every quarter to beat the Marksmen 45-27 in PAC girls basketball Thurs-day.
    The Rangers concentrated their defense on Tell City center McKenzie Hayes, holding her to four points.
    Sophomore forward-guard Jami Rowe led the Marksmen with 11 points, including two three-point baskets.
    Sarah Hopf, a strong low-post forward, led Forest Park with 12 points. Jordan Theising added 11.

  • Hot Southridge tops PC

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge hit 6 of 8 three-point shots and 50 percent from the field overall to beat Perry Central 52-35 in girls basketball Thursday.
    “When they play like that, there’s not many teams that are going to beat them,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.
    “I thought we defended halfway decent,” he added. “We defended the inside pretty well—we held (Raider center Cassie) Wertman to four points.