Today's Sports

  • Rebels, Pats beat TC boys

    TELL CITY—South Spencer used its superior depth to beat Tell City 96-56 in boys swimming Wednes-day.
    Tell City, competing with just six boys, won four of the 11 events it entered.
    Hunter Sandage won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:21.77 and the 500 free in 6:05.76.
    He teamed with Greg Clayton, Trent Benningfield and Justin Peter to win the 400 free relay in 4:01.93.
    Peter also won the 100 backstroke in 1:01.71 and placed second in the 200 individual medley in 2:28.45.

  • Blyleven dominated, earned Hall...

    I first heard of Bert Blyleven in April 1970 when The Evansville Courier ran profiles of the Evansville Triplets, then a Class AAA farm team of the Minnesota Twins.
    The team had been introduced to the Courier staff and other Evansville media members at its preseason press day. The Courier reported that Ralph Rowe, then the manager of the Triplets, said when Blyleven was introduced, “Take a good look at him now because he won’t be here long.”

  • Tell City girls sweep Patriots

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City won all 12 events to trounce Heritage Hills 131-54 in girls swimming Thursday.
    Erika Hauenstein, Chelsea Malone and Amanda Wagner each won two individual events.
    Hauenstein won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:29.76 and the 500 freestyle in 5:47.86.
    Malone won the 50 free in 26.33 seconds and the 100 backstroke in 1:06.44.
    Wagner took the 100 free in 57.49 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:15.57.
    Hana Reed beat the defending sectional champion, Morgan Schum, by 9.60 points to win the diving with 189.30 points.

  • PC girls pull away from Orleans...

    ORLEANS—Perry Cen-tral hit 10 of 18 shots from the field in the second half to beat Orleans 44-37 in PLAC girls basketball Thursday.
    The Commodores, 12-2 overall and 5-0 in the PLAC, clinched at least a tie for the conference title with the win.
    They hit only 4 of 25 shots from the field in the first half but still trailed only 18-14 at halftime.
    “We had good looks—it wasn’t like we were taking bad shots,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.
    They got hot in the third quarter.

  • Tell City falls short to Mount...

    Sports Editor

    MOUNT VERNON—Tell City rallied to tie the score with three minutes left but lost to Mount Vernon 70-63 in boys basketball Friday.

  • Carter scores 19 in Sycamores’...

    TERRE HAUTE—Perry Central graduate Aaorn Carter scored a team-high 19 points for Indiana State in an 80-66 Missouri Valley Conference basketball victory over Bradley Dec. 29.
    He started and hit 7 of 12 shots from the field, including 3 of 7 from three-point range, and 2 of 2 free throws in 28 minutes.
    The senior guard also started the next two games, scoring five points in a 64-59 loss at Evansville Saturday and a team-high 14 points (with six rebounds) in a 72-57 win over Illinois State Tuesday.

  • Tell City boys 3rd in triangular

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City won four events but finished third in a boys triangular swim meet Thursday due to a lack of depth.
    Southridge won with 139 points. Heritage Hills, which won only one of the 12 events, scored 94 and Tell City had 70.
    Tell City senior Greg Clayton won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:03.76 and the 500 free in 5:40.92.
    He teamed with Justin Peter, Trent Benningfield and Hunter Sandage to win the 400 free relay in 4:08.34.
    Peter won the 100 backstroke in 1:01.86, his best time of the season.

  • Tell City 10th at Mater Dei

    EVANSVILLE—Ryan Henrickson and Dillon Hedinger placed fifth in their weight classes as Tell City finished 10th in Mater Dei’s 16-team wrestling tourney last Wednesday and Thursday.
    Tell City scored 41 points. Mater Dei won with 291.5 and Louisville Trinity, ranked No. 1 in Kentucky, placed second with 197.
    Hedinger, who had a first-round bye, went 3-1 with one pin in the 171-pound weight class.
    Henrickson went 3-2 in the 160 weight class.

  • Wildcats use layups to run past...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Mater Dei hit 28 layups to rout Tell City 77-29 in girls basketball last Thursday.
    The high-percentage shots helped the Wildcats outshoot Tell City from the field 64.2 percent to 34.4 percent.
    The Wildcats scored six layups directly off steals and seven on offensive rebounds (one of the rebound baskets also came after a steal).
    Tell City committed 24 first-half turnovers against Mater Dei’s press and overplaying man-to-man defense.

  • Tell City girls win triangular

    HUNTINGBURG—Chelsea Malone, Amanda Wagner and C.J. Fentress each won three events as Tell City won a girls triangular swim meet Monday.
    The Marksmen scored 133 points. Heritage Hills scored 106 and Southridge 88.
    Malone, Wagner, Erika Hauenstein and C.J. Fentress won the 200-yard medley relay in 2:00.06.
    Malone also won the 50 freestyle in 26.66 seconds and the 100 free in 58.74.
    Wagner also won the 200 individual medley in 2:24.81 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:13.07.