Today's Sports

  • Wolfpack nips PC girls

    MARENGO—Perry Central scored only eight points in the first half and lost to Crawford County 34-31 in PLAC girls basketball Thurs-day.
    “Ashley (Graves, Perry Central’s leading scorer and rebounder) got into foul trouble again (sitting out about 51⁄2 minutes in the first half) and we just weren’t shooting the ball very well,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “Then we had some unforced turnovers.

  • TC girls split games

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    TELL CITY—Southridge took advantage of Tell City’s turnovers and McKenzie Hayes’ foul trouble to beat the Marksmen 52-31 in PAC girls basketball Thursday.
    Southridge, ranked ninth in the state in Class 2A, missed its first eight field-goal attempts and did not score until center Cassie Wertman hit a free throw with 2:08 left in the first quarter.
    Midway through the second quarter Tell City still led 15-13 behind 13 points by Hayes.

  • Commodores stop Cook’s teammates

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    CANNELTON—When Larry Bird played for Indiana State, some opponents decided they couldn’t stop him from scoring but could beat the Sycamores by stopping the rest of the team.

  • Tell City girls sink Boonville

    BOONVILLE—Tell City won 10 of 11 events to trounce Boonville 105-61 in girls swimming Monday.
    Loren Braunecker, Bailey Malone and Charissa Lahee each won two individual races for the Marksmen.
    Braunecker took the 200-yard freestyle in 2:21.82 and the 500 free in 6:28.88.
    Malone won the 200 individual medley in 2:33.46 and the 100 butterfly in 1:08.15.
    Lahee won two sprints, taking the 50 free in 28.38 seconds and the 100 free in 1:03.04.

  • Wahl named district baseball...

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s Mark Wahl has been named the District O 2011 baseball Coach of the Year in voting by coaches in the district.
    Wahl, 31, will receive the award at the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association’s clinic in January.
    District O covers 19 schools in seven counties.
    In his third year as Tell City’s coach Wahl guided the Marksmen to a 19-7 record and the PAC title, their first conference title in 28 years.
    They were ranked in the top 10 in the state in Class 2A most of the season, rising as high as No. 4.

  • Cannelton routs Trinity

    CANNELTON—Sarah Powers scored 23 points as Cannelton overwhelmed Whitesville Trinity 72-31 in girls basketball Monday.
    Powers made 10 of 10 free throws to raise her season free-throw shooting to 80.3 percent (53 of 66).
    She scored 13 points in the first half as the Bulldogs built a 41-14 lead.
    “She only played a little over half the game,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    Allicyn Garrett added 15 points and Sammie James and Mikah Hemmings each scored 13.

  • PC girls pull away from Eagles...

    LANESVILLE—Ashley Graves had 15 points, 15 rebounds, four blocked shots and three steals as Perry Central beat Lanesville 57-42 in girls basketball Monday.
    Graves hit 6 of 9 shots from the field and 3 of 4 free throws as she dominated inside against the shorter Eagles despite their playing a box-and-one defense on her.
    She sat out about eight minutes of the first half in foul trouble, though.

  • TC hits 61 percent to defeat...

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    TELL CITY—Tell City hit 60.7 percent from the field and outrebounded Cannelton 38-15 to beat the Bulldogs 85-59 in boys basketball Saturday.

  • Perry Central steals win over...

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    TELL CITY—Perry Central made 15 steals in a 60-46 boys basketball win over Tell City Tuesday.

  • TC boys team lacks depth

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    TELL CITY—Tell City’s boys swim team thought it lacked depth when it started last season with nine boys, but that looks like a large group compared to this year’s squad.
    The Marksmen have six boys on the team. They also lack experience, as they have five freshmen and a sophomore who missed part of last season.