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Today's Sports

  • Bulldogs cold in 2nd half of...

    By PHILLIP BALL
    Sports Correspondent

    CANNELTON—Cannelton struggled from the field in the second half of a 75-59 boys basketball loss to Hancock County Saturday.
    The Bulldogs came out of the gate strong offensively, scoring 17 points in the first quarter behind 12 points from Brandon Cook. Yet they still trailed the Hornets by four points.

  • Hot Titans top Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FORT BRANCH—Gibson Southern hit 61.9 percent from the field in a 106-87 PAC boys basketball win over Tell City Saturday.
    Tell City led by as much as seven points in the first half and 53-50 at halftime.
    The score was still tied 57-57 after Trent Zuelly hit 1 of 2 free throws for Tell City with 4:53 left in the third quarter.
    Gibson Southern went on a 10-0 the next 2:37 to take the lead for good.

  • Hot 2nd half propels PC past...

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    TELL CITY—Perry Central outscored South Spencer 58-22 in the final 23 minutes Saturday to cruise to a 72-45 boys basketball victory.
    South Spencer came out on fire, hitting 4 of 5 from three-point range in the first quarter.
    Following a Jared Lauer three-point play on the opening possession of the second period, the Rebels appeared to have all the momentum as they held a 23-14 lead.

  • Wagner sets records to win...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Amanda Wagner set school and sectional records as she won the 100-yard breaststroke to lead Tell City to second place in the 12-team IHSAA girls swimming sectional Saturday.

  • Rangers’ post scoring in...

    TELL CITY—Forest Park outscored shorthanded Tell City 9-1 in overtime to beat the Marksmen 49-41 in PAC girls basketball Thursday.
    With the score tied 40-40, Tell City center McKenzie Hayes was charged with a foul with three-tenths of a second left in regulation.
    Forest Park missed both free throws, so the Marksmen were able to take the game to overtime. But the bad news for them was that was Hayes’ fifth foul, so they had to play the extra period without her and without Jami Rowe, who had fouled out earlier.

  • Southridge turns up defense to...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Strong three-point shooting by two perimeter players and getting some points off turnovers helped Southridge beat Perry Central 50-32 in girls basketball Thursday.

  • Davis, Malone, Schank inducted...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Family involvement’s helping them achieve their goals was a common theme from Wes Davis, Pat Malone and Dave Schank as they were inducted into Tell City High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame Friday.

  • PC’s quickness beats Senators’...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central used its quickness to force 20 turnovers and beat West Washington 59-46 in PLAC boys basketball Fri-day.
    “I thought the game was played more to our tempo—it was pretty much up and down,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter.
    “They had some big kids inside, 6-5 and 6-6 (Clayton Sullivan and Chad Thompson), who hurt us inside in the first half. The second half we tried to make some adjustments by doubling down on them more.

  • TC blitzes Chargers

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—It wasn’t quite Paul Westhead’s shoot-in-seven-seconds system, but Tell City displayed a faster tempo in beating Pike Central 78-66 in PAC boys basketball Friday.

  • Perry Central’s James, LaGrange...

    LYNNVILLE—Perry Central’s Travis James and Hunter LaGrange have been named to the Region 9 senior all-star football team in voting by the region’s coaches.
    Only players from the South’s five all-region teams are eligible for Indiana’s North-South all-star game in July. The South team will be selected in March.
    James made all-region on the offensive line, where he has been a star blocker for Perry Central’s potent running game the last two years.