Today's Sports

  • Cold shooting costs TC in loss...

    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Evansville North held Tell City to 28.6 percent field-goal shooting and defeated the Marksmen 59-42 in boys basketball Thursday.
    Tell City Coach John Hayes said, “We have this mentality that if we, a player doesn’t make his first shot, it’s going to be a bad night. Most of the good shooters make less than half of their field-goal attempts.”
    With 7:44 left in the game Tell City’s Shane Weedman made two free throws cutting North’s lead to seven, 39-32.

  • PC puts brakes on Jeeps in...

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—After Perry Central’s boys basketball team scored a rebound basket, Northeast Dubois Coach Terry Friedman called timeout with 7:02 left in the second quarter Thursday and told his players he was disappointed with their rebounding.
    Later he probably wished he had saved that speech for the second half. Perry Central held the Jeeps to two rebounds in the first nine minutes after intermission and beat them 53-33.

  • Trojans stop Bulldogs

    Sports Correspondent

    OAKLAND CITY—Cannelton could not get going on offense in a 45-22 loss to Wood Memorial in the girls Class A basketball sectional Friday.

  • Muensterman, Mater Dei overwhelm...

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Maura Muensterman scored 25 points in the first half as Mater Dei rolled to a 67-26 victory over Tell City in the Class 2A girls basketball sectional semifinals Friday.

  • Shooting woes doom PC girls vs....

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Either Forest Park’s defense was really great Friday or Perry Central just picked a bad time to have an off shooting night.

  • PC 2nd, TC 4th in tourney

    REO—Perry Central hit 51.6 percent from the field and 12 of 13 free throws to beat Tell City 45-19 in the first round of South Spencer’ s freshman basketball tourney Saturday.
    Tell City hit 37.5 percent from the field.
    “We got some good shots—we just didn’t put them down and they did,” said Tell City Coach Dan Lacy.
    Dillon Hubert led Perry Central with 14 points and eight rebounds.
    Trent Schraner added 10 points, Lucas Suttle eight, and Alton Cummings five.

  • Marksmen lose in first round

    NEWBURGH—All three Tell City qualifiers lost their first IHSAA wrestling regional matches Saturday, ending their seasons.
    The closest of the three matches was in the 160-pound weight class, where Tell City’s Ryan Henrickson lost to Evansville Central’s Carlos Garnett 7-3.
    Henrickson beat Garnett 8-3 in the regular season, but Tell City Coach Joe Litherland said Garnett “has gotten a lot better since Ryan wrestled him in November.”
    Garnett went on to place third and will take a 33-12 record to the semistate.

  • 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.