Today's Sports

  • Marksmen 3-6 at Harrison

    EVANSVILLE—Ryan Henrickson went 8-1 but Tell City won only three of nine matches in Harrison’s round-robin wrestling tourney Friday and Saturday.
    Tell City avenged two earlier defeats, beating South Spencer 51-30 and Harrison 41-40. The Marksmen also beat Forest Park 45-24.
    Tell City and Harrison tied 40-40 at the end of their match but Tell City got the win on the seventh tie-breaking criterion, which is most first points scored.
    The Marksmen lost to Reitz, Southridge, Louisville Trinity, Heritage Hills, Evansville Memorial and Union County.

  • Eagles blitz Cannelton

    Sports Correspondent

    AUSTIN—Poor rebounding and poor defense doomed Cannelton in an 84-44 boys basketball loss to Austin Tuesday.
    The Eagles outrebounded Cannelton 53-25 for the game, including grabbing 19 offensive rebounds.
    “Too many offensive rebounds. Rebounding abso-lutely killed us,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett. “Our kids are not checking out—they just stand and wait for the ball to come to them.”

  • Tell City second in Jasper...

    TELL CITY—Chelsea Malone and Amanda Wagner each won two relays and an individual event to lead Tell City to second place in the six-team Wildcat Invitational girls swim meet Saturday.
    Host Jasper won with 369 points. Tell City scored 304.
    Malone, Wagner, Erika Hauenstein and Charissa Lahee won the 200-yard medley relay in 1:58.70.
    Malone, Wagner, C.J. Fentress and Hauenstein won the 200 free relay in 1:46.43.
    Malone won the 50 free in 26.36 seconds and placed second in the 100 backstroke in 1:03.44.

  • Tell City goes 1-1 Saturday

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—McKenzie Hayes had 19 points, 17 rebounds, seven blocks, four steals and four assists as Tell City beat Heritage Hills 47-31 in the PSC Holiday Tip-Off girls basketball tourney Saturday night.
    Despite Hayes’ big game, she did not score in the first quarter (though she had two assists), when the Marksmen built a 14-7 lead.

  • Graves strong inside as PC beats...

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s Ashley Graves was matched against another center listed at 6 feet tall Saturday night, but the only thing close was their height.
    Graves hit 8 of 9 field-goal attempts and had 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Commodores beat South Spencer 41-29 in the second round of the PSC Holiday Classic girls basketball tourney.
    She held South Spencer center Taylor Roach to no points (on 0 of 6 field-goal shooting) and three rebounds.

  • Defense lifts PC past Tell City...

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—With nearly everyone but center Ashley Graves in a shooting slump lately, Perry Central’s girls basketball team has had to rely on its defense and inside play.

  • Icy roads force postponements

    PERRY COUNTY—All Thursday sports events involving Perry County teams and two Friday games were postponed due to icy roads.
    Perry Central’s PLAC boys basketball home game with Springs Valley was postponed Friday. No new date for it had been decided at press time.
    Also postponed Friday was Cannelton’s girls basketball game at Christian Academy.
    No new date had been announced for it, but Cannelton Athletics Director Brian Garrett said it may be rescheduled later at Cannelton, where it was originally scheduled to be held.

  • Chargers pin Marksmen

    PETERSBURG—Pike Central won 9 of 14 matches against Tell City’s makeshift lineup to beat the Marksmen 52-30 in wrestling Tuesday.

  • Strong PSC Classic field is...

    The lineup for the upcoming PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney has changed slightly for the second year in a row.

  • Tell City holds off Braves

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City used strong rebounding and defense in the first half to build an 11-point lead and then held off Tecumseh for a 51-45 PAC boys basketball victory Friday.