Today's Sports

  • St. Jude walk/run/bike planned...

    TELL CITY—The Saturday Morning Get Up and Walk/Run/Bike for St. Jude Hospital will be held this Saturday at 8 a.m. starting from St. Paul Church.
    Pledges for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will be collected from walkers/runners/bicyclists and handed to Katie Chinn Weyer, a former St. Jude’s patient when she had lymphoma. Weyer will deliver the donations to St. Jude’s in Memphis Dec. 5.
    Weyer will also participate in the event.

  • Bulldogs can’t handle South...

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    REO—Cannelton committed 25 turnovers in the first half - most of them against South Spencer’s full-court pressure - and lost to the Rebels 70-17 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    The Rebels made 20 steals in the first half and 32 for the game, though they did not press in the second half.
    They used a variety of presses in the first half, including a 2-2-1, 1-2-1-1, man-to-man, and 1-3-1 three-quarters court.

  • More experience, depth should...

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    TELL CITY—Tell City’s girls swimming team has more depth and experience than last year, so new coach Stacy Marion expects a successful season.
    There are 14 girls on the team. “That’s twice as many as we had last year,” noted Marion, who was an assistant coach on last year’s team.

  • Cold start costly to Cannelton...

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    CANNELTON—Another cold shooting start proved costly to Cannelton in a 46-33 girls basketball loss to Shoals Saturday.
    For the second game in a row the Bulldogs did not score in the first quarter.
    They went 0 for 12 from the field and 0 for 2 at the free-throw line in that period as they fell behind 10-0.
    They hit four of their first five shots in the second quarter, though, and pulled within three points, 13-10, on Nicole Harris’ second three-point basket.

  • Perry Central schedules

    Boys Varsity Basketball
    21    Corydon Central Scr.    A    11:00
    25    Tell City    A    6:00
    4    Cannelton    A    6:00
    8    Crawford Co.    A    5:30
    11    Wood Memorial    H    6:00
    12    Evansville Mater Dei    H    3:00

  • Wolfpack shut down Bulldogs

    MARENGO—Cannelton didn’t get a shot off in the first quarter and lost to Crawford County 48-4 in season-opening girls basketball Friday.
    The Bulldogs committed 23 turnovers in the first half and 28 for the game.
    They hit 1 of 18 shots from the field and 2 of 4 free throws.
    “We didn’t look to shoot,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    Nicole Harris, Cannelton’s leading returning scorer, took nine shots but missed them all.

  • Hubert on All-PLAC volleyball...

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    LEOPOLD—Perry Central senior Maddie Hubert was a repeat selection on the All-PLAC volleyball team Thursday.
    Hubert was the only Commodore named to the 12-girl team in voting by conference coaches.
    Perry Central went 3-3 in conference play to finish fourth in the seven-team conference.

  • 8 Commodores on All-PLAC...

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    LEOPOLD—Eight Perry Central players, including two repeat selections, were chosen for the All-PLAC football team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Senior running back Jacob Braun and senior quarterback Lane Lynch were Perry Central’s repeaters, though both made the team on defense last year.
    Senior receiver Luke Hilgenhold, senior lineman Clay Atkins and junior lineman Zach James were the other Commodores to make it on offense this year.

  • Rangers down cold Tell City

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    TELL CITY—Tell City hit only 28.9 percent from the field in a 66-35 PAC girls basketball loss to Forest Park Thursday.
    The Marksmen got off to a cold start, hitting only 2 of 12 from the field in the first quarter as they fell behind 16-4.
    They never really improved until the fourth quarter, when they hit 7 of 16. But they fell behind 53-20 before they scored in that period.
    “I thought we had some good looks - we just missed them,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.

  • Trojans hold off Perry Central

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    LEOPOLD—After leading nearly the entire first half, Perry Central went cold in the third quarter and lost to Wood Memorial 47-39 in girls basketball Friday.
    Wood Memorial took a 7-6 lead on a free throw by Sydney Day with 4:14 left in the first quarter.
    Perry Central replied with an 8-0 run, though, to take a 14-7 lead early in the second quarter.
    Sarah Spires hit a driving shot to start that streak.