Today's Sports

  • PC cold in loss to Mater Dei

    Sports Editor

    EVANSVILLE—Perry Central hit only 25.5 percent from the field in a 67-38 boys basketball loss to Mater Dei Tuesday.
    “They played good defense for sure, but when you shoot such a low percentage you have to take a close look at the shots you took,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter.
    “Most of our shots were contested,” he added. “I thought a lot of them were rushed and a few were forced.

  • Bulldogs hold off Cardinals

    Sports Correspondent

    CANNELTON—Cannel-ton displayed improved defense, took better care of the ball, and hit free throws down the stretch to defeat Washington Catholic 50-46 in boys basketball Saturday.
    In a game that saw three ties and 12 lead changes, Washington Catholic pulled to its biggest lead of the night, eight points, with 5:18 left in the game.
    The Bulldogs kept their composure and responded with a 10-2 run to tie the score 44-44.

  • Tell City stops Rebels

    Sports Editor

    ELIZABETH—Tell City forced 32 turnovers and used strong inside scoring to overcome weak rebounding and beat South Central 66-54 in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Marksmen hit 52.2 percent from the field as they scored 20 of their 24 field goals from within eight feet of the basket.
    Center Shane Weedman posted up well and finished his shots more strongly than in the previous night’s game as he scored a game-high 20 points on 8 for 13 field-goal shooting and 4 of 7 free throws.

  • PC hot in win over Trojans

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central hit 56.4 percent from the field to beat Wood Memorial 54-49 in boys basketball Saturday.

  • Tell City second in own tourney

    TELL CITY—Chance Young went 5-0 with five pins to lead Tell City to second place in its six-team wrestling round-robin Saturday.

  • Marksmen fall to Wildcats

    TELL CITY—Justin Peter won the 100-yard freestyle but Jasper won the other 11 events to beat Tell City 128-41 in boys swimming Thursday.
    The Marksmen did not enter three events and had only one entrant in several others. Because of their lack of numbers, “we may not win a meet all year,” said Coach Lew Anderson.
    Peter won the 100 free in 53.09 seconds and placed second in the 50 free in 24.43.
    Taylor Maddle placed second in diving with 211.25 points, getting edged by Jasper’s Heath Hanselman by just 1.05 points.

  • Tecumseh outshoots PC girls

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central hit only 25.6 percent from the field in a 45-38 girls basketball loss to Tecumseh Thursday.
    “We didn’t shoot very well and they shot outstanding,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.
    He added, “We didn’t play bad defense—(Tecumseh guard Hailey) Menke just couldn’t miss. They got behind us a few times, but she made some tough shots.”
    Menke hit three three-point shots and was 5 for 5 at the free-throw line as she finished with a game-high 22 points.

  • Tell City goes cold at end

    DUBOIS—Northeast Dubois capitalized on offensive rebounds and Tell City turnovers to outscore the Marksmen 17-2 in the last quarter and beat them 51-34 in girls basketball Thursday.
    “We played OK for three quarters,” said Tell City Coach John Lyons. “We were behind by only two points, 34-32, at the end of the third quarter.
    “Then in the fourth quarter they pressed and we threw the ball away a lot.

  • Jasper sinks Tell City

    TELL CITY—Each team won six events but Jasper took more second through fifth places to beat Tell City 106-79 in girls swimming Thursday.

  • Rappites’ three-point shots bury...

    NEW HARMONY—New Harmony hit 12 three-point shots in routing Cannelton 92-56 in boys basketball Friday.
    “They were wide open on all 12 of their three-pointers,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett. “Everybody’s a good shooter when you stand out there and let them shoot.
    “We’re not going to be able to outscore anybody—we can’t beat somebody 96-92. So we’ve got to learn to play defense. And that’s all we’ve been working on the last week.