Today's Sports

  • Tecumseh stops TC girls

    TELL CITY—No one scored more than seven points for Tell City as it had a lackluster game in a 47-40 PAC girls basketball loss to Tecumseh Thursday.
    “We weren’t prepared and that’s my fault,” said Tell City Coach John Lyons. “We just didn’t seem ready to play.
    “We came off a good game against Dubois and we didn’t have a very good week of practice.”
    Tell City had trouble penetrating Tecumseh’s zone defense and was also hurt by center McKenzie Hayes’ getting into early foul trouble.

  • Orleans takes advantage of Perry...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central had problems on defense in a 44-41 PLAC girls basketball loss to Orleans Thursday.
    The Commodores had decent statistics in nearly every category: 39.2 percent field-goal shooting, 31 rebounds and only 14 turnovers.
    But “we didn’t defend well at times,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “We just gave up too many layups—we were letting them blow right by us.
    “We’re putting people at the foul line too much.

  • Marksmen nip Raiders

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City won the final event, the 400-yard freestyle relay, to edge Southridge 95-87 in girls swimming Thursday.

  • Cannelton girls force Lions’...

    SELLERSBURG—Cannelton overcame 26.6 percent field-goal shooting to beat Rock Creek Academy 53-43 in girls basketball Friday.
    Rock Creek played a 2-1-2 zone defense most of the time. “We had a lot of open shoots—we just couldn’t knock any of them down,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    The Bulldogs made up for their cold shooting on defense as they forced 40 Rock Creek turnovers—26 on steals.
    Some of those turnovers came against the Bulldogs’ full-court press and some against their 1-2-2 half-court trap.

  • Tecumseh overtakes Tell City in...

    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City hit only 27.0 percent from the field in a 42-34 PAC boys basketball loss to Tecumseh Friday.

  • Commodores hold off Springs...

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central forced 15 turnovers —14 on steals—in defeating Springs Valley 75-64 in PLAC boys basketball Friday.
    Springs Valley pulled within four points, 53-49, on a basket in the lane by Ethan Galloway with under seven minutes left in the game.
    The Commodores replied with an 8-0 run, pushing their lead back to 12 points.
    A basket and free throw by Tanner Cassidy started the run.

  • Marksman girls defeat Jeeps

    TELL CITY—Hana Reed, Charissa Lahee and Amanda Wagner each won two individual events as Tell City defeated Northeast Dubois 97-67 in girls swimming Tuesday.
    Reed won two consecutive events, taking the diving with 219.10 points and then swimming the 100-yard butterfly in 1:19.40.
    Lahee won the 50 freestyle in 27.89 seconds and the 100 free in 1:00.46.
    Wagner won the 200 individual medley in 2:26.35 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:10.97.
    Jessica Ballman won the 100 backstroke in 1:10.68.

  • Five boys enough as Tell City...

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s boys swim team won only four events and had just five swimmers competing but still managed to beat Northeast Dubois 53-50 Tuesday.
    The Jeeps didn’t have the deepest team either (seven boys) but they beat a South Spencer team that had 10 boys 93-48 five days earlier.
    Tell City won two relays Tuesday. Aaron Vincent, Brandon Mundy, Luke Thomas and Trent Harding took the 200-yard medley relay in 2:09.50.
    Harding, Mundy, Clayton Mogan and Thomas won the 200 free relay in 2:00.47.

  • Shoals stymies Bulldogs

    SHOALS—With 6-foot-9 center Jon Sherfick, Shoals overpowered Cannelton in-side for a 61-37 boys basketball victory Saturday.
    The Jug Rox held Cannelton to 23.6 percent field-goal shooting.
    Sherfick blocked only one shot but his presence apparently deterred the Bulldogs from driving for close shots.
    He “got a lot of defensive rebounds,” though “overall for rebounding I thought we did OK—better than we have been,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett.

  • Marksmen 3-2 in tourney; top...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Justin Alvarez went 5-0 to lead Tell City to third place in its own six-team, round-robin wrest-ling tourney Saturday.
    Tell City beat Wood Memorial 48-24, Mitchell 39-33, and Apollo 49-28 but lost to North Posey 38-29 and to Heritage Hills 55-18.
    Tell City Coach Joe Litherland knew that Heritage Hills, which raised its season record to 9-1, would be tough to beat. But he thought the Marksmen had a good shot at North Posey.