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Today's Sports

  • Rebels, Patriots beat Tell City...

    TELL CITY—Cold shooting and turnovers contributed to Tell City’s losses to the two Spencer County teams in the PSC Holiday Tip-off girls basketball tourney Saturday and Monday.

    The Marksmen hit 26.5 percent from the field and committed 27 turnovers in a 48-42 loss to South Spencer Monday in their final game of the four-team, round-robin tourney.

  • Wagner wins four events as Tell...

    TELL CITY—Amanda Wagner won two individual events and two relays to lead Tell City to third place in the nine-team Wildcat Invitational girls swim meet Saturday.

    Wagner won the 100-yard freestyle in 58.03 seconds and the 100 breaststroke in 1:13.11.

    She teamed with Chelsea Malone, Erika Hauenstein and C.J. Fentress to win the 200 medley relay in 1:59.66.

    Those same four girls won the 200 free relay in 1:48.06.

    Malone placed second in the 50 free in 26.33.

  • Marksmen 2-7 at Harrison

    EVANSVILLE—Dylan Froehlich went 9-0 but only two other Tell City wrestlers had winning records as the Marksmen went 2-7 in Harrison’s 10-team round-robin tourney Friday and Saturday.

    Tell City beat Forest Park 42-30 and South Spencer 42-36.

    But the Marksmen lost to Union County 50-26, Southridge 52-21, Evansville Memorial 58-12, Heritage Hills 60-15, Trinity 42-27, Harrison 54-30, and Reitz 69-12.

    “We just didn’t wrestle very well,” said Tell City Coach Joe Litherland.

  • Tell City wins JV tourney

    REO—Dayne Seibert hit a key three-point shot in the second overtime  as Tell City beat Heritage Hills 45-44 to win a junior varsity basketball tourney Saturday.

    Seibert’s three-pointer gave Tell City the lead for good.

    After Heritage Hills missed a jump shot, Tell City’s Greg Hollinden grabbed the rebound and was fouled with two seconds left.

    He missed the first of two shots and Heritage Hills called a timeout to set up a last-second play.

  • Rogier propels PC past Springs...

    FRENCH LICK—Perry Central used defensive pressure in the second half to defeat Springs Valley 51-48 in overtime in PLAC boys basketball Friday.

    The Commodores overcame a 10-point deficit, 41-31 with 4:07 left in regulation, using a full-court press and a half-court trap to bottle up the Blackhawk offense.

    Perry Central Coach Matt Carter said, “We forced some quick shots and traveling (violations) that we were able to capitalize on and tightened things up.”

    The Commodores outscored Springs Valley 13-3 over the last 4:00 of regulation.

  • Tell City cold at line in loss...

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City Coach John Hayes thought the Marksmen did several things wrong in their 63-57 PAC boys basketball loss to Tecumseh Friday.

    But he laid most of the blame on their cold free-throw shooting.

    The Marksmen hit only 9 of 17 at the line and missed four front ends of one-and-bonus situations.

    The Marksmen shot free throws well in the first half (5 for 7). But turnovers plagued them (eight in the first quarter) as they went into halftime trailing 29-23.

  • Hauenstein, Wagner lead Tell...

    TELL CITY—Erika Hauenstein and Amanda Wagner each won two individual events and two relays as Tell City beat Southridge 106-74 in girls swimming Thursday.

    Hauenstein won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:29.30 and the 500 freestyle in 5:49.90.

    Wagner won the 50 free in 25.64 seconds and the 100 breaststroke in 1:10.94, just 20-hundredths of a second off her personal best set in last year’s sectional.

    Those two teamed with Chelsea and Bailey Malone to win the 200 medley relay in 2:01.47.

  • PC pulls away from Orleans in...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central used its pressure defense to outscore Orleans 16-8 in the fourth quarter and beat the Bulldogs 41-32 in PLAC girls basketball Thursday.

    The Commodores led only 25-24 after three quarters but held Orleans to just two field goals in the final period.

    “I think we wore them down a little bit,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “We got some steals and got loose on some breaks.

  • Tell City girls fall in OT

    TELL CITY—Tecumseh scored 15 points in overtime to beat Tell City 63-55 in PAC girls basketball Thursday.

    “We played really well,” said Tell City Coach John Lyons. “But we made  a few key turnovers (in overtime) and they hit some key shots.”

    Tecumseh had trouble hitting three-point shots most of the game against Tell City’s aggressive man-to-man defense. “We got out and played hard,” said Lyons.

  • Raiders outswim Tell City boys

    TELL CITY—Tell City swept the diving but won only one other event as it lost to Southridge 92-60 in boys swimming Thursday.

    Junior Taylor Maddle won the diving with 216.50 points, his first time above 200 points this season.

    Logan Bolin placed second with 185.15 points, also a personal record, and Chris Martin took third with 104.60 points.

    Tell City also won the 200-yard freestyle relay. Nick Bower, Jerry Ammon, David McDaniel and Greg Clayton swam it in 1:46.66 to win by 12.60 seconds.