Today's Sports

  • Bulldogs roll past Fox Creek...

    Sports Correspondent

    CANNELTON—Brandon Cook and Quinn Duke combined to score 50 points as Cannelton beat Fox Creek Christian 70-56 in the consolation game of the Bulldog Invitational boys basketball tourney Friday.
    Both teams looked sluggish at the start of the game.  The Knights held a 3-2 lead nearly four minutes into the game.
    Cannelton finally got its offense going behind the strong inside play of sophomore center Duke.

  • Perry Central routs Boonville

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central hit a season-best 61.9 percent from the field to rout Boonville 78-46 for fifth place in the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Friday.
    “We got a lot of stuff going to the basket,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter. “And we didn’t take many bad shots.
    “I thought when we spread the floor and had good spacing, we had good dribble penetration and made some nice passes when they helped (on the penetrator).

  • Kohnert propels TC past South...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Chris Kohnert had 23 points, 16 rebounds and four blocks as Tell City beat South Spencer 63-59 for seventh place in the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Friday.
    Kohnert hit 8 of 11 from the field and 7 of 8 free throws.
    Besides the shots he blocked, “he altered a lot of our shots,” noted South Spencer Coach Josh Davis. “He’s a heck of a player—he’s probably the best big guy we’ve played all year.”

  • Tell City competed well with...

    Perry Central dominated its boys cross country sectional in 2011 and Tell City did the same in the boys track sectional.
    But the biggest locl sports story of the year may have been provided by Tell City’s baseball team.
    Even though the Marksmen didn’t win their sectional, they finished ahead of Class 2A state champion South Spencer in the PAC, proving that they could compete with the state’s top teams in their class.
    It is also further proof that this area’s Class 2A sectional remains one of the state’s strongest in all sports.

  • Corydon denies Tell City

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Field-goal percentages were nearly identical in Tell City’s first-round PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball game with Corydon Tuesday.
    But turnovers, rebounds, free-throw shooting and foul trouble favored the Panthers, which is why they beat Tell City 57-45.

  • Wolfpack’s rebound baskets...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Crawford County scored seven baskets after offensive rebounds to beat Perry Central 65-43 in the first round of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Tuesday.

  • Commodores hold off Tell City

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Sophomore reserves Dacota Schaad and Austin LeClere made some key plays down the stretch as Perry Central beat Tell City 58-51 in the second round of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Wednesday.

  • No. 1 Wildcats top TC girls

    EVANSVILLE—Maura Muensterman and Brianna Dickerson combined for 45 points as Mater Dei beat Tell City 69-47 in girls basketball Thursday.
    Muensterman, a 5-foot-11 sophomore guard, led the 10-1 Wildcats, who are ranked No. 1 in the state in Class 2A, with 23 points.
    “I thought we did a decent job on her,” said Tell City Coach John Lyons. “She’s so difficult to stop because she can drive and pull up on a dime and can shoot from pretty much anywhere.

  • Holiday tourneys could provide...

    The upcoming PSC boys basketball holiday tourney may not be as wide open as the girls one was (Heritage Hills won it after entering the tourney with a 1-7 record), but it should provide several interesting matchups.
    The first game at Tell City Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. will feature two undefeated teams, as 5-0 Perry Central takes on 6-0 Crawford County.

  • Eagles claw Bulldogs

    Sports Editor

    LANESVILLE—Cannelton hit only 25.0 percent from the field in a 74-43 boys basketball loss to Lanesville Thursday.