Today's Sports

  • PC girls fall to Tecumseh

    LYNNVILLE—Perry Central couldn’t overcome a cold first half and lost to Tecumseh 44-41 in girls basketball Thursday.
    The Commodores stayed close throughout despite hitting only 8 of 27 from the field in the first half and 16 of 42 (38.1 percent) for the game.
    “We didn’t shoot very well in the first half,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.
    “They were collapsing on Ashley (Graves, Perry Central’s center). Morgan (Richardson) was hitting and that was about it.”

  • Canelton hot in victory

    CANNELTON—Hot three-point shooting helped Cannelton beat New Harmony 60-50 in girls basketball Friday.
    New Harmony jumped to a 10-4 lead and still led 10-9 after the first quarter. But the Bulldogs hit six three-pointers—three apiece by Sarah Powers and Mikah Hemmings—in a 24-point second quarter as they took control.
    A full-court press also helped the Bulldogs build a 33-18 halftime lead.
    “We started out pressing and forced a few turnovers and got some layups to stretch our lead out,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.

  • Tell City girls knock off Jeeps

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes had 19 points, 14 rebounds, six steals and four assists as Tell City upset Northeast Dubois 42-37 in girls basketball Thursday.
    Northeast Dubois entered the game 6-0 and ranked fifth in the state in Class A.
    The Jeeps took a four-point lead midway through the fourth quarter, but Tell City battled back.
    Logan Flannagan scored inside twice to tie the score and Hannah Schaefer scored inside to give the Marksmen a 39-37 lead. All three of those baskets came on nice assists from Hayes.

  • Raiders pass TC in 2nd half

    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge hit 66.7 percent from the field in the second half to beat Tell City 56-44 in PAC boys basketball Friday.
    Tell City led 24-19 after Tristan Simmons made a steal and a layup to start the third-quarter scoring.
    Southridge committed only four more turnovers, though, and hit 12 of 18 field-goal attempts the rest of the way, including 6 of 8 from three-point range.
    That was after hitting just 9 of 28 in the first half, including 1 for 10 from three-point range.

  • Bulldogs run past Rappites

    Sports Correspondent

    CANNELTON—Cannelton used a balanced scoring attack to defeat New Harmony 76-56 in boys basketball Friday.
    The Bulldogs had a player score at least eight points in each quarter. Brandon Cook scored eight in the first quarter and nine in the second quarter.
    Quinn Duke scored 10 in the third quarter, and Cook and Elijah Littles each scored nine in the fourth quarter.
    All three players shot at least 60 percent from the field.

  • PC’s defense stops Trojans

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s full-court defense held Wood Memorial to 23.8 percent field-goal shooting as the Commodores won 72-37 in boys basketball Friday.
    Wood Memorial took its only lead at 3-2 on a baseline jumper by Kendall Ayers with 6:55 left in the first quarter.
    Derek Thomas made a two point jump shot to start a 10-0 Perry Central run over the next 3:03.
    Thomas made another basket, followed by two inside baskets by Colten Hedinger, and an 8-footer by Trent Brown.

  • South Spencer routs Bulldogs

    Sports Editor

    REO—Running frequent fast breaks off turnovers and outlet passes after defensive rebounds, South Spencer rolled to a 101-34 boys basketball win over Cannelton Tuesday.

  • Rebels beat Bulldogs with...

    Sports Correspondent

    CANNELTON—Cannel-ton could not stop South Central’s second-chance op-portunities in an 82-57 boys basketball loss to the Rebels Saturday.
    South Central grabbed 30 offensive rebounds—15 each half—which led to 30 second-chance points. The Bulldogs had only 27 total rebounds.

  • PC places 3 on all-state...

    Sports Editor

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central’s Travis James, Hunter LaGrange and Austin LeClere made Indiana Foot-ball Coaches Association’s all-state teams last week.
    James, a 6-foot-2, 265-pound senior tackle, made the Class A senior all-state team as one of the six offensive linemen after making junior all-state last year.
    LaGrange made the senior all-state team as one of the six linebackers.
    LeClere, a sophomore, made the junior all-state team (which is for all non-senior players) as the punter.

  • Graves, Richardson lead PC girls...

    LEOPOLD—Ashley Graves and Morgan Richard-son combined for 38 points as Perry Central beat West Washington 60-45 in PLAC girls basketball Monday.
    Graves hit 9 of 13 shots from the field and 2 of 3 free throws. She also grabbed 14 rebounds and blocked five shots.
    Richardson hit 8 of 14 from the field.
    “Morgan really had a good night—she hit some key shots,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “And Ashley had another good game despite everyone sagging in on her (in the Senators’ zone defense).