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Today's Sports

  • Tell City girls outswim Heritage...

    TELL CITY—Tell City won eight of 12 events to beat Heritage Hills 99-83 in girls swimming Thursday.
    The Marksmen have now beaten both of the other top contenders for the PAC title (Southridge being the other), but Tell City Coach Mike Page said he thinks Heritage Hills is “probably going to be the favorite” because of its depth.
    He said it was hard to make any assumptions from this meet because Heritage Hills was shorthanded.

  • Hot Crothersville rolls past...

    By PHILLIP BALL
    Sports Correspondent

    CROTHERSVILLE—Red-hot three-point shooting helped Crothersville defeat Cannelton 109-42 in boys basketball Friday.
    The Tigers’ night started out rather pedestrian as they built a 14-8 lead at the end of the first quarter.  They hit just 2 of 8 three-point shots in the quarter.
    “I felt like we got a lot of good looks early on,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett. “We got the ball into Quinn (Duke)—we just couldn’t get anything to drop.”

  • Cannelton girls edge Orleans in...

    CANNELTON—Cannelton played strong defense to survive a cold shooting night and beat Orleans 42-41 in overtime in girls basketball Thursday.
    The Bulldogs hit only 29.4 percent from the field and only 55.0 percent of their free throws.
    Orleans hit 35.0 percent from the field but Cannelton concentrated on keeping Orleans from penetrating into the lane and the visitors often settled for three-point shots. They hit only 4 of 18 from beyond the arc.

  • Wildcats capitalize on TC’s lax...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Mount Vernon hit open layups and open three-point shots as it jumped to 31-14 lead en route to a 72-55 boys basketball victory over Tell City Friday.

  • Roberts takes 5th at Mater Dei

    EVANSVILLE—Zach Roberts placed fifth to lead Tell City in Mater Dei’s 14-team wrestling tourney last Thursday and Friday.
    The Marksmen scored 20 points to finish 14th in team standings. Mater Dei won with 269.5 points.
    Tell City were hurt by having to forfeit six weight classes. That is two more than usual, as stars Justin Alvarez and Blake Alvey were unable to wrestle due to medical reasons.
    Roberts went 3-2 with one pin in the 220-pound weight class.

  • Paoli trounces PC girls

    PAOLI—Perry Central committed 15 turnovers in the first half and lost to Paoli 59-25 in PLAC girls basketball Tuesday.
    Paoli built a 28-10 halftime lead.
    “We had 13 shots and 15 turnovers in the first half,” noted Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “Id say 13 of those turnovers were unforced.
    “We didn’t have any trouble with their press, but we’d throw it away once we got down(court).

  • Davis, Malone, Schank elected to...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Wes Davis, Pat Malone and Dave Schank have been elected to Tell City High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame.

  • West Washington defeats foul-...

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Foul trouble hampered Cannelton in a 58-42 girls basketball loss to West Washington Thursday.
    Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett said the game was officiated differently than what the Bulldogs were used to. “We couldn’t even run our pick-and-roll—they called three illegal screens on us in the first quarter.”
    Still the Bulldogs led 28-25 at halftime. And their two leading scorers, Sarah Powers and Mikah Hemmings, had only two and one fouls, respectively, at that time.

  • Bulldogs fall in first round

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Columbus Christian’s two big men combined for 39 points inside as the Crusaders beat Cannelton 71-66 in the first round of the Bulldog Invitational boys basketball tourney Thursday.

  • Bulldogs roll past Fox Creek...

    By PHILLIP BALL
    Sports Correspondent

    CANNELTON—Brandon Cook and Quinn Duke combined to score 50 points as Cannelton beat Fox Creek Christian 70-56 in the consolation game of the Bulldog Invitational boys basketball tourney Friday.
    Both teams looked sluggish at the start of the game.  The Knights held a 3-2 lead nearly four minutes into the game.
    Cannelton finally got its offense going behind the strong inside play of sophomore center Duke.