Today's Sports

  • Commodores nip Tell City in...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central hit 14 of 16 free throws in the second overtime to beat Tell City 68-66 in the second round of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Wednesday.

  • Arnold second on Tell City'...

    Basketball records for local high schools from more than 45 years ago are often hard to verify.

  • Wolfpack mauls Tell City

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit only 27.3 percent from the field and 47.1 percent at the free-throw line in a 72-42 loss to Crawford County in the first round of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Tuesday.

  • Corydon’s physical play derails...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Corydon used aggressive physical play to wear down Perry Central and beat the Commodores 64-49 in the first round of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Tuesday.

  • Cannelton survives first-round...

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton hit free throws better than usual to offset poor rebounding and field-goal shooting and beat Cloverport 60-56 in the first round of the Bulldog Invitational boys basketball tourney Monday.

  • Several snowed-out events...

    PERRY COUNTY—Several local sports events snowed out the week of Dec.13-18 have been rescheduled.
    Perry Central’s varsity boys basketball home game with Springs Valley, postponed Dec. 17, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m.
    The Commodores’ varsity girls basketball game at Orleans, postponed Dec. 16, has been reschedule for Thursday, Jan. 6 at 7 p.m. (all times listed are Perry County times).

  • Commodores place 3 on all-tourney

    LEOPOLD—Three Perry Central girls basketball players were named to the All-PSC Holiday Tip-Off tourney team.
    Sophomore center Ashley Graves, senior forward Deidra Dickerson and senior guard Lavina Schwartz made all-tourney after helping the Commodores go 3-0 to win the round-robin event.
    Joining them on the all-tourney team were Tell City forward Stori Beard, South Spencer guard Samantha Beatty and Heritage Hills center Megan Kloeck.

  • Tell City graduate helps KWC...

    OWENSBORO, Ky.—Tell City graduate Lauren Goffinet has helped Kentucky Wesleyan College’s women’s basketball team to a 6-2 start this season.
    Goffinet, a 5-foot-10 sophomore, is the only player to have started every game for the Panthers this season. Though she plays guard, she jumps center at the start of each game.
    New co-coaches Caleb and Nicole Nieman are using a running, pressing style this year, so they use a lot of players and the starters are playing slightly fewer minutes than last year.

  • PC football sectional title top...

    Three IHSAA sectionals were won by Perry County teams in 2010, by Perry Central in football and boys and girls cross country—all in the fall.

  • Tell City boys sixth at Jasper

    JASPER—Taylor Maddle placed third in diving to lead Tell City to sixth place in a seven-team boy swimming invitational Saturday.
    The Marksmen scored 91 points. Bloomington North won with 416.
    Maddle scoerd 327.65 points in diving, just 14.5 fewer than second-place Heath Hanselman of Jasper.
    Maddle “dove really well for only being on the board twice last week,” said Tell City Coach Lew Anderson. “He and the Jasper kid, who got second, were going back and forth all meet.”