Today's Sports

  • Marksmen hold off Springs Valley

    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

    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.

  • Wolfpack pounces on PC

    MARENGO—Perry Central’s girls basketball team tried a box-and-one defense for the first time in the first quarter Friday.

  • Trojans top Tell City

    Sports Correspondent

    OAKLAND CITY—Nearly perfect free throw shooting helped Wood Memorial beat Tell City 56-47 in boys basketball Friday.
    The Marksmen scored the first four points of the third quarter on two free throws by Tretter Lyons and a two-pointer by Devon Blake, cutting their deficit to three at 28-25.
    Wood Memorial’s Paxon Bartley was then fouled and made both of his free throws.

  • Crawford County clubs Commodores

    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—Crawford County took advantage of Perry Central’s turnovers and hit some key three-point shots early to defeat the Commodores 63-39 in boys basketball Friday.
    Crawford County jumped to a 7-0 lead on a rebound basket by Matt Dearborn, a steal and layup by Tyrell Nickelson, and a three-pointer by Noah Sturgeon.
    Perry Central came back to take a 11-10 lead with a 11-3 run that included two inside baskets by Jacob Kelly and a three-pointer by Luke Hubert.

  • Powers powers Bulldogs to...

    ROCKPORT—Devyn Powers scored 57 points in two games as Cannelton’s seventh grade boys basketball team won St. Bernard’s tourney Saturday.

  • Harris, Davis shoot Bulldogs to...

    CANNELTON—Guards Nicole Harris and Chloe Davis scored 89 points as Cannelton swept a girls basketball doubleheader Saturday.
    Harris and Davis each scored 20 points in a 60-13 win over Columbus Christian.
    Davis also made eight steals that game and Harris had four assists.
    Caressa Sloss grabbed 11 rebounds as the Bulldogs won the board battle 29-11.
    Harris scored 31 points, Davis 18, and Sloss 16 as the Bulldogs beat Madison Christian 70-32 that evening.