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Today's Sports

  • Wolfpack defeats TC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—A familiar problem, turnovers, hurt Tell City in a 68-42 boys basketball loss to Crawford County Saturday.
    Tell City committed 17 turnovers in the first three quarters and 19 for the game—eight more than the Wolfpack.
    “There’s no sense repeating myself—you can take a quote from any of our 10 losses (about turnovers being the decisive factor),” said Tell City Coach Troy Noble.

  • PC stings Bluejackets

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central's  pressure defense forced seven second-quarter turnovers that were converted into easy baskets in a 79-46 PLAC boys basketball win over Mitchell Saturday.
    Perry Central trailed 14-9 starting the second quarter. Then Derek Thomas scored from the low post to start a 14-0 run and a 23-2 run over 7:21.
    Dacota Schaad followed with a layup and a free throw. Thomas came back with a layup.

  • Cook scores 47 as Bulldogs top...

    By PHILLIP BALL
    Sports Correspondent

    CANNELTON—Brandon Cook scored 47 points as Cannelton defeated Wesley Christian 76-66 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Cook, a junior guard, hit 11 of 23 shots from the field and 25 of 31 free throws. He broke Tyler Aud’s record school record for most free throws made in a game by three.
    “Brandon played an excellent game,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett. “He does a good job of attacking defenses and drawing contact.  He is just so quick with the ball.”

  • Pats hold off Tell City for...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Amanda Wagner won two individual events and a relay as Tell City placed second in the seven-team PAC girls swim meet Saturday.

  • TC Hall of Fame induction to be...

    The Tell City High School Athletic Hall of Fame’s eight previous induction classes were introduced at halftime of a home basketball game on a Saturday night in February or late January.
    But all of Tell City’s remaining home boys basketball games this year are on Fridays, so the format for the induction ceremony has been changed this year.

  • Bulldogs rock Rock Creek

    CANNELTON—Cannelton made 19 steals and crushed Rock Creek Academy 63-22 in girls basketball Friday.
    Rock Creek committed 35 turnovers overall, 21 more than Cannelton.
    Allicyn Garrett scored the game’s first four points as Cannelton took an early 7-3 lead.
    “Then we went on a big run,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We pressed about the first four minutes.”
    Sarah Powers scored 25 points for Cannelton. Mikah Hemmings added 20.
    Powers made eight steals and Garrett added five. Powers had four assists.

  • Briggs, Marksman girls outshoot...

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    REO—Lacey Briggs scored a career-high 18 points as Tell City defeated South Spencer 45-36 in PAC girls basketball Thursday.
    Each team committed 20 turnovers and South Spencer outrebounded the Marksmen 26-20. But the Marksmen outshot the Rebels from the field 38.9 percent to 30.4 percent.
    Briggs hit 5 of 11 from the field and 7 of 11 free throws.

  • MD takes advantage of Tell City...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City committed 13 turnovers in the middle two quarters of a 60-40 boys basketball loss to Mater Dei Friday.
    Tell City committed only two turnovers in the first quarter and was tied with Mater Dei 9-9 at the end of that period.
    The Marksmen committed five turnovers in the first six minutes of the second quarter, though, as Mater Dei went on a 19-5 run to build a 28-14 lead.

  • Perry Central holds off Orleans

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s pressing defense got the Commodores off to a fast start as they defeated Orleans 56-47 in PLAC boys  basketball Friday.

  • Marksmen 3-2 at North Posey

    POSEYVILLE—Zach Roberts went 5-0 to lead Tell City to a 2-3 record in North Posey’s six-team wrestling round-robin Saturday.
    Tell City beat North Posey 37-32 and Mount Vernon 36-27 but lost to Castle 50-21, to Reitz 61-15, and to Evansville Central 50-24.
    Roberts won the 220-pound class.
    Jessie Lawalin (126-pound weight class) and Spenser Beard (170) each went 4-1, with Beard getting three pins.
    Cody Osborne (heavyweight) and Justin Alvarez (132) each went 3-2.