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Today's Sports

  • Tell City outwrestles Wolfpack

    MARENGO—For once Tell City got the most forfeit wins in a 46-4 wrestling victory over Crawford County Monday.
    The Marksmen won four matches by forfeits, and five weight classes were double forfeits.
    Tell City won four of the five matches actually wrestled.
    Trey Mucker and Alex Irwin earned first-period pins and David Teague and Kyle Hagedorn won by technical falls.
    “They are way down, but we wrestled well,” said Tell City Coach Neal Stahly.
    Tell City went 0-5 in a tourney at Castle Saturday.

  • Alvey, Feix, Ludwig join Tell...

    When I was a freshman at the University of Evansville covering UE men’s basketball games for the school newspaper, Northwest Missouri State came to Roberts Stadium.

  • Crusaders nip Cannelton

    COLUMBUS—Columbus Christian scored a three-point play in the last half minute to beat Cannelton 38-37 in girls basketball Saturday.
    Cannelton trailed by five points with two minutes left but went on a 7-0 run to take a 37-35 lead.
    Then Columbus Christian’s Emily Muck made an inside basket and free throw to put the Crusaders ahead by one.

  • Crusaders outshoot Cannelton for...

    COLUMBUS—Columbus Christian outshot Cannelton from the field 47.2 percent to 33.3 percent to beat the Bulldogs 62-33 in boys basketball Saturday.
    “To me the biggest difference in the game was putting the ball in the basket - they did and we didn’t,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder.
    “Of course we didn’t play great defense again tonight. We played OK post defense, but our perimeter defense wasn’t that great.”
    The Crusaders also had a 32-16 advantage in rebounds.

  • Beard’s offensive rebounds help...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Braeden Beard grabbed 13 rebounds, including eight offensive ones, as Tell City upset South Spencer 58-50 in PAC boys basketball Saturday.
    “Our game plan was to keep him off the offensive boards (but) he just wanted it more than we did,” said South Spencer Coach Tyler Phillips.

  • Tell City defeats Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City rebounded well and hit better from the perimeter to beat Perry Central 52-39 in girls basketball Monday.
    The Marksmen hit six shots from 15-17 feet - all off assists - before Monica Bartley scored on a rebound to put them ahead 14-10 at the end of the first quarter.
    The Commodores’ inside game kept them in the game early as they scored all five of their first-quarter field goals from within five feet of the basket, including two on layups after steals.

  • Tecumseh boys outswim Tell City

    LYNNVILLE—Tecumseh won 9 of 12 events to beat Tell City 92-67 in boys swimming Thursday.
    Stephen Houle was a double winner for Tell City, taking the 200-yard individual medley in 2:31.99 and the 500 freestyle in 5:50.32.
    Seth Vaquero earned the Marksmen’s only other first place, swimming the 100 free in 1:01.60.
    He placed second in the 200 free in 2:13.78.
    Elliot Reed placed second in the 50 free in 27.46 seconds and third in the 100 butterfly in 1:14.17.

  • Brown propels TC girls past...

    LYNNVILLE—Sydney Brown won two individual events and two relays to lead Tell City past Tecumseh 99-44 in girls swimming Thursday.
    Brown won the 100-yard butterfly in 1:24.44 and the 100 backstroke in 1:17.28.
    She teamed with Sydney Burton, Amy Hackbarth and Madison Schuetter to win the 200 medley relay in 2:32.72.
    Madison Hoskinson, Hailey Carman, Samantha Allen and Brown won the 400 freestyle relay in 4:48.84.
    Burton won the 100 breaststroke in 1:26.66 and placed second in the 50 free in 31.42 seconds.

  • TC cold in loss to Boonville

    BOONVILLE—Tell City hit only 23.8 percent from the field in a 40-31 girls basketball loss to Boonville Thursday.
    “Tonight we shot awful again but we played hard,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.
    The Marksmen still led the first 28 minutes, “then we basically ran out of gas,” said Hayes. “We gave up only 10 points in the first half (leading 13-10 at halftime).”
    They played without starting guard Brenee Leibering, “and we’re not real deep to begin with,” said Hayes.

  • Powers has been county’s most...

    It’s nearly two months until we select the Most Valuable Player of the News’ All-Perry County boys basketball team. And I have only one vote in selecting it - I also ask the three county coaches and all who coached against all three county teams to vote.
    But as of today, my vote would go to Cannelton senior guard Damon Powers, who has been the county’s most consistent player.