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Today's Sports

  • St. Bernard’s board work beats...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    ROCKPORT—St. Bernard scored several rebound baskets and beat Cannelton 48-27 in the first round of St. Bernard’s eighth grade boys basketball tourney Saturday.
    St. Bernard’s two tallest players were about a head taller than Cannelton’s two tallest and they used their height effectively inside.
    “We just got killed on the boards,” said Cannelton Coach Kyle Powers. “When we play kids with height, that’s where we kind of struggle. We’re awfully young.”

  • PSC Classic will feature one of...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—In recent years each team in the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney has played three games in four days, with the tourney scheduled Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday.
    This week each will play three games in three days, with the tourney compressed to tonight, Friday and Saturday.
    A team that plays the second game tonight and the first game Saturday (all four games that day will be played at Heritage Hills, starting at 2 p.m.) will play three games in less than 45 hours.

  • Bulldogs cool down in 2nd half

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton used hot shooting to jump to a 26-9 lead but cooled off in the second half of a 61-49 girls basketball loss to Lanesville Thursday.
    The Bulldogs hit 7 of 14 from the field, including 5 of 6 from three-point range, in the first quarter to build a 19-9 lead.
    They added a 12-foot baseline shot by Allicyn Garrett and a three-pointer and two free throws by Mikah Hemmings in the first 1:42 of the second quarter to cap a 12-0 run and increase their lead to 17 points.

  • Cannelton blasts Rock Creek 61-35

    SELLERSBURG—Mikah Hemmings had 35 points, nine steals, six rebounds and two assists as Cannelton trounced Rock Creek 61-35 in girls basketball Friday.
    Hemmings hit 11 of 30 from the field, including 3 of 10 from three-point range, and 10 of 11 free throws.
    Allicyn Garrett added 18 points, a team-high nine rebounds, and three steals.
    “We shot the ball pretty well,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We worked the ball a little bit and took open shots and hit some shots today.”

  • No. 1 Mater Dei defeats Tell City

    TELL CITY—Tell City trailed by only 10 points early in the third quarter, but five consecutive turnovers ended the Marksmen’s hopes of upsetting Mater Dei in girls basketball Thursday.
    Mater Dei, the Class 2A defending state champion and ranked No. 1 again this year, scored eight points off the turnovers and beat the Marksmen 61-36.
    “We had too many turnovers (24)—that’s for sure,” said Tell City Coach John Lyons. “And our turnovers turned straight into layups at the other end.

  • Lanesville bests Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton hit only 8 of 25 from the field and committed 16 turnovers in the second half of a 77-60 boys basketball loss to Lanesville Thursday.
    Cannelton hit 13 of 26 from the field in the first half, including 5 of 8 from three-point range, to take a 40-38 lead.
    Brandon Cook scored 24 points that half on 7 of 14 field-goal shooting (3 of 5 on three-pointers) and 7 of 12 free throws. He also had nice assists for layups by Elijah Littles and Hunter Herzog.

  • TC 1-8 in Harrison tourney

    EVANSVILLE—Aubrey Craig went 7-2 but Tell City went 1-8 in Harrison’s 10-team wrestling tourney last weekend.
    Tell City beat Forest Park 48-27 in its first match but lost the next eight.
    Craig pinned three opponents and raised his season record to 15-3 with eight pins in the 106-pound weight class.
    Cody Osborne (heavyweight) went 6-3 with three pins and Mason Waninger (113) and Jarrett Hawhee (132) each went 5-4.

      Tell City’s individual results in Harrison’s 10-team round-robiny:

  • Tell City girls 3rd at Jasper

    JASPER—Charissa Lahee placed in the top five in all four of her events to lead Tell City to third place in Jasper’s six-team girls swimming invitational Saturday.
    Tell City scored 315 points. Jasper won with 600.
    Lahee placed fifth in the 50-yard freestyle in 28.06 seconds and in the 100 free in 1:03.12.
    She teamed with Derrian Zabel, Bailey Powell and Loren Braunecker to place fourth in the 400 free relay in 4:25.14.
    Lahee, Kassi Peter, Powell and Braunecker placed fifth in the 200 free relay in 1:59.22.

  • Perry Central claims JV tourney...

    REO—Alton Cummings scored 15 points, including the winning free throws, as Perry Central beat South Spencer 50-48 to win a four-team JV boys basketball tourney Saturday.

  • TC boys outswim Raiders

    HUNTINGBURG—Trent Harding won two individual events as Tell City beat Southridge 96-50 in boys swimming last Thursday.
    Harding won the 500-yard freestyle in 6:27.69 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:17.42.
    Will Roberts, Hunter Sandage and Luke Thomas each won one individual race and two relays for the Marksmen.
    Roberts won the 100 butterfly in 1:17.75, Thomas the 200 free in 2:24.51, and Sandage the 50 free in 25.55 seconds.