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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Bulldogs split 2 games

    COLUMBUS—Columbus Christian concentrated on stopping Caressa Sloss but others stepped up to lead Cannelton to a 43-33 girls basketball victory Saturday.
    Sloss fouled out with six minutes left and finished with seven points on 2 of 7 field-goal shooting and 3 of 7 free throws.
    But Tory Thomas scored a career-high 12 points on 6 of 11 field-goal shooting to lead the Bulldogs.
    “Tory has a really nice shot from 8 to 10 feet,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.

  • Marksmen outshoot Vikings for...

    TELL CITY—Katie Goffinet scored a career-high 26 points as Tell City edged North Posey 47-45 in overtime in PAC girls basketball Saturday.
    Goffinet hit 9 of 15 shots from the field, including 5 of 7 from three-point range, and 3 of 4 free throws.
    Her five three-pointers made were just one short of the school record shared by Kara Kessans and Laura McClintic.
    Center Kammie Jo Hayes added 15 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots to give the Marksmen a strong inside attack.
    She hit 5 of 8 from the field and 5 of 7 free throws.

  • Mitchell holds off Perry Central...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central couldn’t stop Mitchell’s inside scoring and lost 70-64 in PLAC boys basketball Saturday.
    Perry Central cut a 13-point deficit to three on a rebound basket by Luke Bishop with 4:15 left in the game.
    “We made a heck of a run to cut it to 56-53,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter. “They called a timeout with like three minutes left in the game.

  • Missing layups costs Cannelton...

    COLUMBUS—Missing a lot of shots from within 5 feet of the basket hurt Cannelton in two boys basketball losses Saturday.
    In a 62-60 loss to Columbus Christian Saturday morning “we really missed a lot of opportunities to score in the second quarter (when the Bulldogs scored only eight points),” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “We missed a lot of layups - a lot of shots right at the rim.”

  • Montgomery leads Southridge past...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Colson Montgomery scored a Southridge-record 39 points as the Raiders beat Perry Central 77-60 in boys basketball Monday.
    Montgomery, a 6-foot-3 freshman forward, hit 14 of 22 shots from the field and 10 of 13 free throws.
    He was 13 of 17 on two-point shots, scoring mostly on drives.
    What made his drives so hard to stop?

  • TC shooters hot in win over...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—Tell City hit 62.5 percent from the field to beat Crawford County 56-52 in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Marksmen hit 20 of 32 shots, including 7 of 12 from three-point range.
    “That’s the best shooting we’ve had in a long time,” said Tell City Coach Matt Lynch. “We’ve been working on shooting a lot, but of course we’ve been off eight days (due to snow-outs).