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Today's Sports

  • Tell City girls 3rd in triangular

    TELL CITY—Tell City had no first places and only one second as it finished third in a girls triangular swim meet Monday.
    Boonville won with 130.5 points. Southridge scored 110.5 and Tell City 67.
    Freshman Emma Armstrong earned Tell City’s second place by swimming the 500-yard freestyle in 6:40.40.
    She placed third in the 200 free in 2:27.35.
    Destiny Little placed third in both freestyle sprints, swimming the 50 in 32.78 seconds and the 100 in 1:16.15.

  • Tell City boys outswim 2...

    TELL CITY—Drew Ettensohn won two individual events and two relays to lead Tell City to victory in a boys triangular swim meet Monday.
    Tell City scored 125 points, Boonville 114, and Southridge 23.
    Ettensohn won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:26.50 and the 100 butterfly in 1:004.3.
    He teamed with Neal Hollinden, Thomas Simpson and Miles Brown to win the 200 medley relay in 1:58.01.
    Hollinden, Elliot Reed, Brown and Ettensohn won the 400 free relay in 3:56.15.

  • Whitesville girls down...

    CANNELTON—Whitesville Trinity took advantage of Cannelton’s playing part of the game with just four players and beat the Bulldogs 55-36 in girls basketball Monday.
    The Bulldogs have just six players on their roster and starting forward Madeline Lindauer, their second leading scorer for this season, missed the game dealing with health issues.
    Then point guard Chloe Davis fell hard on her wrist while trying to take a charge in the first half.

  • Eagles drive past Perry Central...

    LANESVILLE—Lanesville scored frequently on drives to beat Perry Central 63-45 in girls basketball Saturday.
    “Defensively we did not do a good job of stopping dribble penetration throughout the entire game, especially in the first half,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “They outhustled us as a team in the first half.
    “Their 2-2-1 press slowed us down and we were stagnant on offense against their 2-3 (half-court zone) much of the first half.

  • Wahl’s inside game leads...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—Heritage Hills girls basketball coach Kim Brown said her team “never got into a rhythm” against Tell City Tuesday.
    “And when things start going wrong, we look to get the ball into the post to Abby (Wahl).”
    Wahl, a 6-foot senior center, rescued the Patriots from a slow start with a stellar performance inside as they won 56-36.
    She hit 10 of 11 shots from the field (her only miss was blocked) and 5 of 6 free throws as she scored a game-high 25 points.

  • Blake propels Tell City past NE...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Devon Blake’s defense and inside offense in the second half propelled Tell City past Northeast Dubois 41-40 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Tell City jumped to a 10-0 lead in the first six minutes but fell behind 32-28 by halftime.
    Blake scored five straight points on an inside cut and a drive and free throw to put the Marksmen up 28-24 with 4:40 left in the third quarter.

  • Cannelton boys could face...

    Jeffersonville, with 2,068 students, is Indiana’s largest high school south of Indianapolis, and Cannelton, enrollment 83, is the smallest public high school in the state.
    But they could meet Dec. 21 in a boys basketball game at Cannelton.
    Both are entered in Hancock County, Ky.’s eight-team Aleris Christmas tourney Dec. 20-22.
    Cannelton had only seven home games scheduled this season, including two in its Cannelton Invitational Dec. 15-16.

  • Boonville defeats Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s forfeiting four matches and having a close match not go its way helped Boonville beat the Marksmen 41-27 in wrestling Tuesday.
    The Marksmen always forfeit the two smallest weight classes and had to forfeit two others Tuesday because some wrestlers did not make weight.
    Then Jordy Fulks edged previously unbeaten Tell City freshman Shane Braunecker 13-11 in the 132-pound weight class after Braunecker led 11-8.

  • Pike Central stymies Tell City

    PETERSBURG—Pike Central found some holes in Tell City’s 2-3 zone defense and beat the Marksmen 55-20 in PAC girls basketball Tuesday.
    Pike Central used a 1-3-1 half-court trap much of the game and “we struggled a few possessions against that,” said acting Tell City coach Dan Lacy. “And I know we didn’t shoot particularly well.”
    Tell City Coach John Hayes and center Kammie Jo Hayes missed the game due to a medical emergency in their family.

  • Eagles press past Bulldogs

    LANESVILLE—Lanesville’s full-court presses and half-court traps forced numerous turnovers as the Eagles beat Cannelton 107-33 in season-opening boys basketball Wednesday.
    “What I think we were unprepared for was how physical they were on defense,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “It’s hard to simulate that with your JV kids in practice, so that really hurt us.
    “I don’t know that we’ll run into a team that will be much better defensively than they are, especially for a Class A school.