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  • Commodores defeat Eagles in...

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central dominated the overtime period to defeat Lanesville 68-57 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Perry Central had a 10-point lead with 3:51 left in the fourth quarter, but the Commodores normally strong free-throw shooting let them down, forcing the game into overtime.
    With 0:42 left in that period Lanesville’s Caleb Caldwell made a three-point shot to pull the Eagles within one, 50-49.

  • PC cold at free-throw line in...

    Sports Editor

    ORLEANS—Free-throw shooting won several games for Perry Central’s boys basketball team this season, but Tuesday it was largely responsible for the Commodores’ 50-42 PLAC loss to Orleans.

  • BC holds off Bulldogs; Powers...

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton made a strong comeback after a cold start but fell short 45-38 to Breckinridge County in girls basketball Thursday.

  • Rappites top Bulldogs

    Sports Correspondent

    CANNELTON—New Harmony used a late run to defeat Cannelton 76-69 in boys basketball Friday.
    Cannelton led 47-40 after Tristan Simmons scored on an offensive rebound with 2:19 left in the third quarter.
    The Bulldogs missed their next six shots and went 0 for 2 from the free-throw line during what turned out to be the Rappites’ decisive 14-0 run.

  • Wolfpack claws Commodores

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Crawford County scored the first eight points of the game and limited Perry Central to one shot on the offensive end to defeat the Commodores 68-40 in PLAC boys basketball Friday.
    Perry Central Coach Matt Carter said, “Crawford is a pretty good team with good balance. They have good guards and good bigs.
    “We focused early in the game, we tried to be more patient than we were. We took some quick shots.”

  • Eagles soar past Tell City

    Sports Editor

    HARTFORD, Ky.—Ohio County hit 6 of 11 three-point shots to beat Tell City 57-46 in boys basketball Friday.

  • Tell City eighth in PAC

    LINCOLN CITY—Ryan Henrickson placed second to lead Tell City to eighth place in the nine-team PAC wrestling tourney Saturday.

  • PC gets record 16th win

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central held Rock Creek to four field goals and beat the Lions 42-12 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    Perry Central improved to 16-3, breaking the school record of 15 wins in a season set three previous times, including last year.
    The Commodores did not shoot well, hitting only 25.0 percent from the field and 46.7 percent at the free-throw line.
    But they grabbed 37 rebounds and committed only nine turnovers, as well as playing strong defense.

  • Tell City stops Rappites

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City held New Harmony to 22.2 percent field-goal shooting and beat the Rappites 53-28 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    The Marksmen also outrebounded the shorter Rappites 53-28.
    McKenzie Hayes led the Marksmen with 15 points and 15 rebounds in 13 minutes. Playing her first game after missing five weeks with stress fractures in both legs, she came off the bench and was limited to playing approximately three-minute stretches in each quarter.

  • Bulldogs split two games

    CANNELTON—Sarah Powers had 21 points, 12 rebounds, 10 steals and seven assists as Cannelton beat Christian Academy of Indiana 68-44 in girls basketball Saturday.
    Powers recorded only the third statistical triple double in team history and was just three assists short of the first quadruple double.
    Taylor Lawalin and Sammie James each added 12 points and Allicyn Garrett scored 11.
    James grabbed nine rebounds and Garrett eight to back Powers in that department. Cannelton outrebounded the Warriors 44-38.
    The Bulldogs hit 27 of 34 free throws.