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Today's Sports

  • Teague 3rd in sectional to...

    NEWBURGH—Tell City’s David Teague placed third in the 132-pound weight class at the Castle wrestling sectional Saturday to qualify for the regional.

  • Induction ceremony great for TC...

    Tell City High School’s 14th annual Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday mixed nostalgia with perhaps some inspiration for the current Marksmen.

  • Cannelton falls twice

    MEDORA—Medora held Cannelton without a field goal in overtime to beat the Bulldogs 66-62 in boys basketball Saturday.
    “We didn’t play very well defensively, which is probably the biggest disappointment,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “And we hit only 4 of 16 free throws.
    “We had every opportunity to pull away in that game and we just never did it.”
    Cannelton center Ethan Melton hit a tip-in in the closing seconds of regulation to force overtime. He finished with 13 points and 13 rebounds.

  • Turnovers costly to PC boys

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central committed 23 turnovers - 14 in the second half - of a 56-40 boys basketball loss to Lanesville Saturday.
    Perry Central trailed only 28-23 at halftime but couldn’t generate any consistent offense in the second half.
    “The first half we did some good things, except we had nine turnovers,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter.
    “The second half we had a couple of opportunities right as the half started. We got some good looks but didn’t hit them.”

  • Cold Cannelton falls to Tecumseh

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Cannelton hit 14.6 percent from the field in a 62-18 first-round girls basketball sectional loss to Tecumseh Tuesday.
    “We never did get in a rhythm on offense,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We had some good, wide open shots - we just couldn’t knock anything down.”
    The Braves played tight defense on Cannelton’s top three scorers, especially senior guard Nicole Harris.

  • Marksmen hold off Springs Valley

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Tell City overcame a sluggish start to defeat Springs Valley 54-49 in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Blackhawks raced to a 7-0 lead on two field goals in the lane by Chase Crecelius and a three-pointer by Zach Carnes.
    Devon Blake made the first points for the Marksmen on a two-point field goal with 5:33 left in the first quarter.

  • Vikings oust PC girls

    By ZANE CLODFELTER
    Staff Writer

    FERDINAND—After a sluggish start, North Posey answered with a dominant second quarter to beat Perry Central 54-32 in the first round of the Class 2A girls basketball sectional Tuesday.
    “I was really pleased with how we came out,” Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume said. “The first quarter we executed well and did what we needed to do.”
    The Commodores led much of the first quarter after Claire Davis hit two baskets in the first four minutes to give them a 4-2 lead.

  • Perry Central 3rd, Tell City 4th...

    FERDINAND—Andy Graves had nine points and 11 rebounds as Perry Central beat Tell City 41-35 in the consolation game of Forest Park’s JV basketball tourney Tuesday.
    Ryan Hubert and Aidan Sauer each added seven points and Garrett James scored six.
    Cody Mabry grabbed eight rebounds, Hubert seven, and James five to back Graves on the boards.
    Clay James had four assists and three steals for the 8-6 Commodores.
    Kyle Powers scored nine points to lead Tell City. Nate Kaiser and Austin Snyder each added eight.

  • Patriots outswim Tell City

    LINCOLN CITY—Heritage Hills won nine of the 12 events to beat Tell City 113-72 in boys swimming Thursday.
    Tell City scored best in the 100-yard butterfly and 100 breaststroke, taking three of the top four places in each of those events.
    Drew Ettensohn won the 100 fly in 1:01.38 and Sam Rogers placed third in 1:03.50, his best time.
    Neal Hollinden won the 100 breast in 1:14.54, 29-hundredths of a second ahead of Heritage Hills’ Dominic Williams.
    Tell City’s Thomas Simpson placed third in 1:22.37.

  • Plenty of reasons to watch HS...

    After the PAC swim meet Jan. 21 a Tell City parent emailed me, “Thank you so much for spending your entire day at the swim PAC. I think the kids appreciate having an audience besides their parents occasionally. I know the parents appreciate it.”
    I appreciated the fact that she appreciated my being there, as everyone likes to be appreciated.
    But it struck me as interesting that while swimming is generally one of the most watched sports in the Olympics, few non-parents show up to watch high school swim meets featuring kids they actually know.