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Today's Sports

  • Bulldogs sting Hornets in OT

    MEDORA—Cannelton lost a 10-point lead but came back with strong defense to beat Medora 71-69 in overtime in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Bulldogs led 40-30 in the middle of the third quarter but “we got a little too aggressive” and “took a lot of forced shots,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett.
    Medora took a 57-56 lead on a basket by center Roy Edwards in the closing minutes of the fourth quarter.

  • TC nips Blackhawks on basket at...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s Brian Arnold made a three-point shot at the buzzer to defeat Springs Valley 54-53 in boys basketball Saturday.
    With 44 seconds left, Springs Valley’s Sebastian  Baggett made 1 of 2 free throws to give the Blackhawks a 53-51 lead.
    The Marksmen missed their next shot and fouled Baggett with 0:30 left. This time he missed the front end of the one-and-bonus.
    Tell City grabbed the rebound but missed an eight-foot shot.

  • Perry Central holds off...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—After having a 12-point lead wiped out, Perry Central hit clutch shots in the last 8:01 to beat Lanesville 77-62 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Perry Central got off to a hot start and built a 23-11 lead with 0:43 left in the first quarter after consecutive inside baskets by Tanner Cassidy.
    Lanesville chipped away, though, and took a 48-47 lead on a rebound basket by Alex Ansman of his missed free throw with 0:30 left in the third quarter.

  • Tell City takes title in 10-team...

    NEWBURGH—The Tell City Wrestling Club had five individual champions as it won the 10-team Southern Indiana Elementary Wrestling Conference tourney Jan. 20.

  • Original Commodores were road...

    Every other year Perry Central’s boys basketball team has to make long road trips on consecutive nights for Patoka Lake Athletic Conference games at Orleans and Mitchell on the same weekend.
    But if players or fans think that is tough, they should have to experience what Perry Central’s first boys basketball team had to endure: 88 consecutive road games.

  • Friday games postponed

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    PERRY COUNTY—All three basketball games involving Perry County teams Friday were postponed due to an ice storm that hit the county.
    Perry Central’s home boys basketball game with Crawford County has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 12, with the JV game starting at 5:30 p.m. and the varsity at 7 p.m.
    Perry Central had been scheduled to have its homecoming ceremonies during the Crawford County game but moved them to the Lanesville game Saturday, Jan. 26.

  • Tell City 9th in PAC wrestling

    LINCOLN CITY—Aubrey Craig and Mason Waninger placed third in their weight classes but Tell City finished ninth in the nine-team PAC wrestling tourney Saturday.
    Heritage Hills repeated as team champion with 220.5 points. Tell City scored 78.
    Craig, in the 106-pound weight class, and Waninger at 113 each went 3-1 with one pin.
    Craig lost a 3-2 decision to eventual champion Logan Dilbeck of Gibson Southern in the second round.

  • Patient Lions snare Bulldogs

    BLOOMINGTON—Lighthouse Christian’s patient offense resulted in a lot of layups in the Lions’ 54-44 girls basketball win over Cannelton Saturday.
    “They were really patient on offense and made us work (on defense) and we gave up a lot of easy baskets,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We had no help defense whatsoever.”
    At the other end the Bulldogs “missed a lot of 10- to 12-foot shots,” said Garrett.

  • Tell City girls 3rd in PAC

    LYNNVILLE—Loren Braunecker and Charissa Lahee each placed second in an individual event and a relay to lead Tell City to third place in the seven-team PAC girls swim meet Saturday.
    Heritage Hills repeated as champion with 369 points. Tell City scored 198.
    Braunecker took second in the 500-yard freestyle in 6:01.14 and Lahee was second in the 50 free in 27.14 seconds.
    They teamed with Derrian Zabel and Bailey Powell to place second in the 200 free relay in 1:55.56.
    Braunecker was third in the 200 free in 2:11.80 and Powell was fourth in 2:23.39.

  • Hayes leads Tell City past...

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes scored 15 points in the fourth quarter as Tell City defeated North Posey 39-32 in PAC girls basketball Saturday.
    Tell City led 22-19 entering the final quarter but worked the ball inside to the 6-foot Hayes consistently that period.
    Hayes made two field goals and 11 of 12 free throws in the period as she finished with 24 points.
    For the game she hit 6 of 8 from the field and 12 of 14 free throws.