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Today's Sports

  • Commodores turn back Rangers

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tanner Cassidy scored 23 points and Perry Central played well in nearly every facet of the game to beat Forest Park 66-58 in boys basketball Saturday.
    It was the Commodores’ first victory over the Rangers in 17 meetings (regular-season and sectional), since a 69-57 win Jan. 9, 1999.
    The Commodores hit 51.1 percent (23 of 45) from the field and and committed only seven turnovers—nine fewer than the Rangers.
    The taller Rangers outrebounded Perry Central only 23-21.

  • Bulldogs fall 56-29

    ORLEANS—Cannelton grabbed only 21 rebounds in a 56-29 girls basketball loss to Orleans Thursday.
    “We got off to a slow start and so did they,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “Then in the second quarter they started hitting their shots and rebounding.”
    Orleans outscored the Bulldogs 20-8 in the second quarter to build a 30-10 halftime lead.
    Mikah Hemmings led Cannelton with 16 points and Allicyn Garrett added 10. Hemmings hit 4 of 12 from the field and 7 of 8 free throws and Garrett hit 4 of 13 from the field.

  • Tell City girls defeat South...

    TELL CITY—Derrian Zabel won one individual event and three relays as Tell City trounced South Spencer 122-36 in girls swimming Wednesday.

  • Tell City outswims South Spencer...

    LINCOLN CITY—Hunter Sandage won two individual races and two relays as Tell City beat Heritage Hills 95-66 in boys swimming Thursday.

  • Bulldogs cold in loss to...

    By PHILLIP BALL
    Sports Correspondent

    CANNELTON—Cannelton could not find its shooting stroke in the second half of a 67-58 boys basketball loss to Crothersville Friday.
    The Bulldogs shot well in the first half, hitting 12 of 23 from the field for 52.2 percent to take a 36-35 halftime lead.
    The second half would not be as kind to the Bulldogs as they made just 7 of 31 for 22.6 percent.

  • Wildcats pull away from Marksmen...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    MOUNT VERNON—Tell City improved its shooting and ball-handling to give undefeated Mount Vernon a scare before falling 62-46 in boys basketball Friday.
    The Marksmen, playing without their two tallest frontline starters due to injuries, went on a 17-2 run in the middle of the game to take a 37-31 lead with 5:32 left in the third quarter.
    At that point Tell City had hit 14 of 21 field-goal attempts for the game, including 7 of 9 from three-point range.

  • No. 3 Paoli holds off Perry...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Twelve third-quarter turnovers proved too much for Perry Central to overcome in a 56-52 PLAC girls basketball loss to Paoli Thursday.
    Perry Central led 21-19 at halftime and scored the first basket of the third quarter on an 18-footer by Lynsay Goffinet.
    Paoli then went on a 12-0 run, though, to build a 31-23 lead with 5:27 left in the period.
    That streak included three baskets directly off Perry Central turnovers against Paoli’s full-court press.

  • Carter scores 48 in PC win

    TELL CITY—Aaron Carter scored 48 points as Perry Central defeated Tell City 133-127 in an alumni basketball game Tuesday.

  • Tell City finishes last in Mater...

    TELL CITY—Cody Osborne was the only Tell City wrestler to win a match as the Marksmen finished 16th in the 16-team Mater Dei Holiday Classic last weekend.
    Union County, Ky., won the tourney with 203.5 points, the first time in the tourney’s 29-year history that the host team did not win it.
    Tell City scored four points on the strength of a second-round pin by Osborne in the heavyweight division.
    Osborne got pinned by No. 1 seed Nathan Wright of Mater Dei in 48 seconds in the first round.

  • Bulldogs outfox Fox Creek

    CANNELTON—A stomach virus slowed Brandon Cook, but his teammates picked up the slack as Cannelton beat Fox Creek Christian 77-66 in the consolation game of the Bulldog Invitational boys basketball tourney Saturday.
    Cook entered the game averaging 29.3 points per game. but was held to 18 on 5 for 22 field-goal shooting and 8 of 11 free throws in less than 23 minutes of playing time.
    “I was running him in for about two minutes at a time,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett.