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Today's Sports

  • Marksmen, Commodores split...

    LEOPOLD—Jacob Kelly had 13 points and eight rebounds as Perry Central beat Tell City 46-25 in eighth grade boys basketball Thursday.

  • Hot start propels Jeeps past...

    DUBOIS—Northeast Dubois jumped to a 17-0 lead en route to a 51-28 girls basketball victory over Tell City Thursday.
    “I can’t remember a possession on those first 17 points where we got a stop,” said Tell City Coach John Lyons. “If they missed a shot (in that stretch), they scored on the rebound.”
    The Jeeps entered the game 5-1 and ranked No. 5 in the state in Class A.
    “They’re good, but they’re not that much better than we are,” said Lyons. “They shot the ball really well.”

  • Commodores dump Braves

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central used an inside-outside attack to build a 19-point lead and then hit enough free throws down the stretch to beat Tecumseh 73-61 in girls basketball Thursday.
    Brittany Parker scored 19 points, Ashley Graves and Morgan Richardson 18 apiece, and Hannah Edwards 11 in the Commodores’ balanced attack.

  • Commodores shut down Trojans 63-...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    OAKLAND CITY—Perry Central held Wood Memorial to three points in the third quarter and defeated the Trojans 63-37 in boys basketball Friday.
    The game was tied at 20-20 with 2:45 left in the second quarter, when Abe Schwartz made a three-point shot from right of the key to put the Commodores up 23-20.
    The Trojans cut the Perry Central lead to one when Conner Sevier made two free throws.

  • Raiders beat Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City struggled against Southridge’s full-court press early and lost 45-31 in PAC boys basketball Friday.
    The Marksmen fell behind 8-1 in the first five minutes before Matthew Watts scored their first field goal on a three-pointer from the top of the key.
    They committed eight turnovers in the first quarter and 21 for the game. The Raiders’ quick hands intercepted several passes and deflected some others.

  • Hilgenhold on academic stars

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central senior linebacker/running back Levi Hilgenhold has been named to the Indianapolis Colts’ annual High School Academic All-Star Team.
    This is the 14th year the Colts have sponsored the team, which honors the top 24 high school football academic all-stars in the state.
    Hilgenhold and the others will be introduced to the crowd at the Colts’ game with the Ten-nessee Titans at Lucas Oil Stadium Sun-day 20 minutes before the game.
    Each all-star will re-ceive four complimentary tickets to the game.

  • Wright on all-state twice

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central senior defensive lineman Spencer Wright was named to The Associated Press’ Class A all-state football team released Saturday and to the Indiana Football Coaches Association’s team released Monday.
    Wright, 6-foot, 240 pounds, led the 7-4 Commodores in tackles with 68 this season, an unusual honor for a lineman.
    He also made a team-high 6.5 sacks and forced one fumble.

  • Bulldogs hold off Rebs by...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Mikah Hemmings hit 10 of 12 free throws in the last 4:43 as Cannelton held off a late South Spencer rally to beat the Rebels 58-52 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    Mollie Ingle scored two consecutive inside baskets, off a rebound and a loose ball, to put the Bulldogs up by 16, 34-18, midway through the third quarter.
    They still led by 13 after Hemmings scored on a drive with six minutes left in the game and by 11 after Hemmings hit two free throws with 3:38 left.

  • Graves, Commodores shoot down...

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Ashley Graves had 29 points, 16 rebounds, three assists, two steals and two blocked shots as Perry Central pounded West Washington 68-36 in PLAC girls basketball Monday.
    Graves hit 11 of 13 shots from the field, including 1 of 1 from three-point range, and 6 of 7 free throws.
    She scored 10 points in each the second and third quarters as the Commodores outscored the Senators 34-13 those periods to put the game away.
    “Besides her, we didn’t shoot the ball very well,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.

  • Rebels nip Bulldogs despite Cook...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—South Spencer’s 43-23 rebounding advantage and Dakota Risse’s hot third quarter offset Brandon Cook’s 47 points as the Rebels beat Cannelton 79-73 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    Cook hit 16 of 27 shots from the field, including 6 of 12 from three-point range, and 9 of 14 free throws as he tied his career high and the second highest individual scoring game in Cannelton history.