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  • Cannelton girls hold off...

    Sports Editor

    LANESVILLE—Cannelton scored all 10 of its fourth-quarter points on free throws to hold off Lanesville 44-38 in girls basketball Thursday.
    The Bulldogs improved to 8-3, their best start in 10 years, as they won their seventh game in a row.
    They played a sub-par first half, though, falling behind by nine points in the first 81⁄2 minutes.

  • Commodores win battle of...

    REO—Dillon Hubert had 19 points, seven rebounds and four assists as Perry Central beat South Spencer 61-44 to win a JV boys basketball tourney Saturday.

  • Tell City girls third at Jasper

    JASPER—Tell City won the 200-yard medley relay and finished third in overall team scores in a seven-team girls swimming invitational Satur-day.
    Host Jasper won with 371 points. Tell City scored 254, just seven behind second-place Terre Haute North.
    The Marksmen won the first event, with Jessica Ballman, Amanda Wagner, Bailey Malone and Charissa Lahee taking the 200 medley relay in 1:59.55.
    Wagner placed second in the 200 individual medley in 2:25.40 and in the 100 breaststroke in 1:10.30.

  • Tell City goes 2-7 in tourney

    EVANSVILLE—Justin Alvarez and Blake Alvey each went 7-2 to lead Tell City to a 2-7 record in Harrison’s 10-team, round-robin wrestling tourney Friday and Saturday.
    Tell City beat Forest Park 48-21 and Harrison 57-23 but lost to South Spencer 39-36, Heritage Hills 57-21, Reitz 72-12, Union County 55-18, Evansville Memorial 65-9, and Southridge 42-21.

  • Christian Academy routs...

    NEW ALBANY—Playing without its starting guards, Cannelton fell behind by 20 points in the first quarter and lost to Christian Academy of Indiana 70-17 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Brandon Cook, the Bull-dogs’ leading scorer at 25.9 points per game, missed this game with a sprained ankle.
    Elijah Littles, the Bull-dogs’ other quick starting guard, was sick. He tried to play but after going about a minute was getting lightheaded and dizzy and signaled to Coach Brian Garrett to take him out.

  • Powers propels Bulldogs past...

    NEW ALBANY—Sarah Powers scored 35 points as Cannelton trounced Christian Academy of Indiana 69-31 in girls basketball Saturday.
    Powers hit five three-point shots, three two-pointers, and 14 of 16 free throws. She raised her scoring average to 25.2 points per game.
    She and the Bulldogs were particularly hot in the second quarter, when they outscored the Warriors 30-9.
    Powers hit 11 of 11 free throws in that period.
    She added a three-pointer and a two-pointer for a 17-point quarter.

  • PC trounces Rebels; falls to...

    Sports Editor

    REO—Morgan Richardson and Ashley Graves combined for 22 points as Perry Central beat South Spencer 48-20 in the first round of the girls basketball PSC Holiday Tip-Off Tourney Saturday.

  • Tell City splits first two games

    Sports Editor

    REO—The inside-outside attack of McKenzie Hayes and Lacey Briggs led Tell City past South Spencer 41-30  in the second round of the girls basketball PSC Holiday Tip-Off Tourney Saturday.

  • Tell City wins ugly over Perry...

    Sports Editor

    REO—Here’s the definition of an ugly basketball game:
    Tell City’s girls team committed 21 turnovers and hit 37.5 percent from the field and 50.0 percent at the free-throw line (including missing three consecutive front ends of one-and-ones in the closing minutes) Monday.
    The Marksmen also scored only two points in the second quarter. And they were the winning team.

  • Raiders’ depth overpowers Tell...

    TELL CITY—Trent Harding was Tell City’s only winner in an 88-39 boys swimming loss to Southridge Thursday.