Today's Sports

  • Cannelton girls hold off South...

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    REO—Cannelton made 16 steals and turned five of them into layups to beat South Spencer 65-56 in girls basketball Tuesday.

  • Rangers hot early in win over...

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    FERDINAND—Forest Park hit five three-point shots—by four different players—in the first 41⁄2 minutes to beat Tell City 56-44 in PAC boys basketball Saturday.

  • No. 15 Castle defeats Tell City

    TELL CITY—Amanda Wagner won two events but Tell City lost to Castle 123-60 in girls swimming Thursday.
    Wagner, swimming despite being sick, took the 200-yard individual medley in 2:26.75 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:11.82.
    Castle, ranked 15th in the state, won the other 10 events.
    “I thought we swam well,” said Tell City Coach Mike Page. “Castle’s awfully, awfully good.”
    Tell City’s Loren Braunecker set personal records as she placed second in the 200 freestyle in 2:19.64 and the 500 free in 6:18.60.

  • Forfeits help New Albany top...

    TELL CITY—Tell City won five of eight matches actually wrestled but gave up four forfeits and lost to New Albany 37-34 Tuesday.
    New Albany forfeited just two matches, so it gained 12 points in the forfeits.
    “We beat them head to head,” noted Tell City Coach Joe Litherland. “Unfortu-nately we gave them 12 points and they beat us by three.
    “We only gave up one pin, which was good. We had 10 takedowns and they only had one.

  • Tell City alumni night was nice...

    Tell City’s alumni basketball game Nov. 26 was the first one in 21 years, since every surviving member of the famed 1973 team gathered to play another group of Marksman alumni Nov. 17, 1990.

  • 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.