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Today's Sports

  • Wilgus triple winner in meet

    BOONVILLE—Ross Wilgus was a triple winner for the Tell City Swim Club in Boonville’s invitational last weekend.

    Wilgus won the age-6-and-under boys 25-yard freestyle in 23.59 seconds, the 100 free in 2:02.71, and the 50 backstroke in 1:04.49.

    In the same age group Alec Stahly placed second in the 100 free in 2:43.53, second in the 25 free in 34.04, and third in the 50 back in 1:23.15.

    Sara Hagedorn placed second in the girls 13-and-over 400 individual medley in 6:48.13.

  • Cannelton basketball schedules

    Boys Varsity Basketball

    November

    21    Crawford County Jamboree    T    5:00

    25    Wood Memorial    H    7:30

    28    Tell City    T    8:00

    December

      1    McLean County    T    7:30

      4    Perry Central    H    8:00

  • Cougars hold off PC in mud bowl

    LEOPOLD—Fumbles and blocked punts that probably would not have happened on a dry field played key roles in North Daviess’ 14-7 win over Perry Central in Class A football sectional semifinals Friday.

    Though the game featured two of the top five Class A teams in the state, each team fumbled six times and lost three on the extremely muddy field made worse by rain falling steadily throughout the game.

  • North Posey's big second...

    POSEYVILLE—Tell City traveled to North Posey in the second round of Class 2A football sectional action Friday, but after a day of heavy rain the Marksmen were bogged down in the Posey County mud.

    Tell City lost the game 21-0.

    Action started out positive for Tell City after North Posey fumbled on the first play from scrimmage and it was recovered by the Marksmen.

    Tell City could not move the ball, though, and turned it back over to North Posey on downs.

    Neither offense could cross the goal line in the first quarter.

  • Perry Central 22nd in state meet

    TERRE HAUTE--Eric Scheiber finished 52nd to lead Perry Central to 22nd place in the 24-team IHSAA boys cross country state meet Saturday.

    Scheiber ran the 3.1-mile course in 17:15.5 to finish in the top 27 percent of the 196-runner field.

    Other Perry Central scorers were Ian Bashor, 118th in 17:55.0; Michael Ernst, 123rd in 17:59.0; Jake Schwartz, 138th in 18:06.5; and Neal Schwartz, 161st in 18:23.6.

    Freshman Alex Newton was right behind Neal Schwartz, finishing 162nd in 18:23.9. Noah Gatwood was the Commodores' seventh runner, finishing 189th in 19:20.6.

  • Wilgus leads TC at Newburgh

    NEWBURGH—Ross Wilgus won one freestyle race to lead the Tell City Swim Club in the Newburgh Fall Fling Invitational Oct. 24-25.

    Tell City finished eighth among eight teams, as several Tell City swimmers were available to compete only one day of the meet.

    Wilgus won the age-6-and-under boys 25-yard freestyle in 23.70 seconds.

    He also would have won the 50 backstroke but was disqualified for an improper flip turn.

    Amanda Wagner placed fourth in the 13-and-older girls 100 breaststroke in 1:13.06.

  • Kohnert named to All-PAC team

    TELL CITY—Tell City senior middle hitter Elizabeth Kohnert was named to the All-PAC volleyball team chosen by conference coaches Monday.

    Kohnert led the Marksmen in kills with 301 and blocks with 112. “I would say probably 60 to 70 of those were solo blocks,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes.

    Added Hayes, “She’s got a lot of natural athletic ability. Since I’ve been here she’s probably my best blocker ever—her timing’s great.

  • Perry Central boys qualify for...

    NASHVILLE—Eric Scheiber placed 13th to lead Perry Central to fourth place in the 20-team Brown County boys cross country semistate Saturday.

    That qualified the Commodores for the state meet, to be held at noon Saturday at LaVern Gibson Championship course at Wabash Valley Sports Center in Terre Haute.

    “We ran pretty well from a team perspective,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett. “We weren’t that far out of third place (12 points behind Bloomington South).

  • Braves spike Cannelton

    LYNNVILLE—Cannelton made no kills or ace serves in a 25-3, 25-8, 25-9 loss to Tecumseh in the Class A volleyball sectional Saturday.

    After Cannelton had a side out on its first serve, Teri Newmaster served nine consecutive points for the Braves to give them a 10-0 lead. The Bulldogs were unable to successfully return most of her serves.

    Rebecca Brown added 11 consecutive points, including one ace, as Tecumseh increased its lead to 22-1.

    Tecumseh also had big serving turns early in the next two games.

  • No. 5 Perry Central to host No....

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central will try to contain one of the state’s leading rushers when two of the top five Class A football teams in the state meet in the sectional semifinals Friday at 6:30 p.m.

    The Commodores, 9-1 and ranked fifth in the final Class A state coaches poll, will host North Daviess, 9-1 and ranked fourth in that poll.

    The Cougars’ offense is led by Ryan Webster, a 5-foot-9, 185-pound senior running back.