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Today's Sports

  • TC girls romp past Rebels

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City held South Spencer without a field goal the first 7 1/2 minutes and trounced the Rebels 51-27 in PAC girls basketball Wednesday.
    The Marksmen built a 15-3 lead before Averi Myers scored the Rebels’ first field goal on a rebound basket with 22.7 seconds left in the first quarter.
    Kammie Jo Hayes scored eight points and Katie Goffinet five to help the Marksmen build that lead.
    Hayes operated inside and Goffinet hit a three-pointer and scored on a nice drive.

  • Bulldogs pull away from Warriors...

    CANNELTON—Caressa Sloss scored 18 points as Cannelton beat Christian Academy of Indiana 39-30 in girls basketball Thursday.
    Cannelton trailed 21-15 at halftime and the score was tied 24-24 after three quarters.
    But Sloss and Madeline Lindauer each scored five points in the fourth quarter to help the Bulldogs pull away.
    Chloe Davis added three points on 3 of 4 free-throw shooting that quarter.
    “We struggled pretty bad the first half,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “The second half we played much better.

  • Blackhawks bop Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Springs Valley held Cannelton without a field goal in the second quarter en route to beating the Bulldogs 67-37 in boys basketball Friday.
    The Blackhawks outscored the Bulldogs 17-3 that quarter to build a 35-16 halftime lead.
    “We got a lot of good shots,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “If we could hit layups, we’d be playing pretty well.”
    Reserve Dakota Thomas led Cannelton with nine points on 3 of 4 three-point shooting.
    “I think our brightest spot was Dakota Thomas,” said Snyder.

  • Commodores can’t stop Crawford...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central couldn’t stop Crawford County’s inside game and lost 61-40 in boys basketball Friday.
    Crawford County scored the first four points of the game on a layup and a short jumper by Preston Coleman.
    Perry Central’s Cain Hohne made two  three-pointers early to help the Commodores build their only lead of the game at 8-6 with 4:57 left in the first quarter.

  • Hot Trojans defeat cold Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit only 16 of 55 shots from the field in a 59-38 boys basketball loss to Wood Memorial Friday.
    “You’re not going to win a whole lot of games against good teams shooting 29 percent from the field and 1 of 8 at the free-throw line,” said Tell City Coach Matt Lynch.
    Wood Memorial hit a modest 42.9 percent from the field overall but made 7 of 15 three-point shots.

  • Tell City overtakes South...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit 8 of 11 shots from the field in the fourth quarter to overtake South Spencer for a 66-63 PAC boys basketball victory Wednesday.
    South Spencer had the hot hand early, hitting 4 of 5 three-point shots - some of them from NBA three-point range - to build a 14-5 lead.
    The Rebels still led by nine points at halftime and 45-38 with about a minute left in the third quarter after center Sam Cummings hit their 10th three-pointer of the game.

  • Tell City girls outshoot PC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit 53.8 percent from the field to beat Perry Central 56-33 in girls basketball Thursday.
    Tell City was 9 for 20 from the field in the first half and Perry Central was 8 for 20 after Claire Davis scored the first basket of the second half to pull the Commodores within six points, 24-18.
    From there Tell City got hot, though, and Perry Central went cold.

  • Cold Commodores fall at Rock...

    SELLERSBURG—Abby Guidry scored 32 points to lead Rock Creek Academy past Perry Central 52-48 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    Guidry hit 10 field goals, including one three-pointer, and 11 of 17 free throws.
    “She’s a quick, little left-handed guard and she was able to beat us off the dribble,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “And we didn’t have the help defense there quick enough.

  • Braunecker, Mucker champs; TC...

    LINCOLN CITY—Shane Braunecker and Trey Mucker won individual titles to lead Tell City to sixth place in the nine-team PAC wrestling tourney Saturday.

  • Tell City girls seventh in PAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Emma Armstrong placed second in the 500-yard freestyle to lead Tell City to seventh place in the eight-team PAC girls swim meet Saturday.
    The Marksmen scored 84 points. Heritage Hills repeated as team champion with 329.
    Armstrong, a freshman, was seeded third in the 500 free but beat her seed time by 5.46 seconds to take second in 6:23.31.
    Teammate Brenna Franzman placed seventh in 6:45.32.
    Armstrong placed sixth in the 200 free in 2:21.81 and Franzman was seventh in 2:26.94.