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Today's Sports

  • Tell City girls outswim Jeeps

    TELL CITY—C.J. Fentress won two individual events and a relay to lead Tell City past Northeast Dubois 107-63 in girls swimming Tuesday.

    Fentress won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:14.70 and the 100 free in 1:01.44.

    She teamed with Chelsea Malone, Bailey Malone and Jennifer Dinkel to win the 200 free relay in 1:55.30.

    Erika Hauenstein, Amanda Wagner and the Malone sisters won the 200 medley relay in 2:03.04.

  • Jeeps defeat Marksman boys

    TELL CITY—Nick Bower won two freestyle sprints but Tell City lost to Northeast Dubois 85-63 in boys swimming Tuesday.

    Bower won the 50-yard freestyle in 24.43 seconds and the 100 free in 58.64.

    Tell City swept all three places in diving. Taylor Maddle won with 169.10 points, Logan Bolin was second with 153.30, and Chris Martin third with 126.80.

    Greg Clayton earned Tell City’s other first place with a 2:07.29 clocking in the 200 free.

    He took second in the 500 free in 5:45.91 and freshman teammate Hunter Sandage was third in 7:50.83.

  • Perry Central puts Trojans away...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central started the game on a 20-4 run defeating Wood Memorial 71-55 in boys basketball Friday.

    Perry Central Coach Matt Carter said, “ We got off to a great start. We moved the ball well. We got great shots. We got the ball inside and scored.”

    Alex Rogier made a six-foot jumper in the lane to start the Commodore scoring.

    Trevor King then made a three-point shot from the top of the key, but the Commodores got the ball inside again for baskets by Ian Hahus and Rogier.

  • Raiders run past Tell City

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge got several fast breaks off Tell City turnovers in the third quarter and beat the Marksmen 65-51 in PAC boys basketball Friday.

    The first half was close all the way, with Southridge taking a 28-25 halftime lead on a rebound basket by 6-foot-6 junior center Austin Rasche.

    But the Raiders scored the first 10 points of the third quarter to take control.

    Rasche hit a three-pointer from the top of the key to start that period’s scoring.

    The Raiders then made three fast-break layups off steals.

  • Rappites' rebounding...

    CANNELTON—New Harmony used strong rebounding and a big first half by Robert Perry to defeat Cannelton 57-33 in boys basketball Friday.

    The Rappites led only 13-10 at the end of the first quarter.

    The Bulldogs had no answer for the 6-foot-5 Perry in the second quarter, though, as he totaled 13 points, eight rebounds and two blocked shots in the period and New Harmony increased its lead to 11 at the half.

    Perry finished the first half with 20 points and nine rebounds as the Rappites outrebounded the Bulldogs 29-13 in the half.

  • PC girls can’t stop...

    LYNNVILLE—Perry Central did not play strong defense consistently in a 40-36 girls basketball loss to Tecumseh Thursday.

    Tecumseh outshot the Commodores from the field 50.0 percent to 30.2 percent.

    “We didn’t play very good defense,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “We really had a letdown there—I was really disappointed with that. We just played two or three minutes here and there.

    “Eight of their (nine) two-point baskets in the second half came from within five feet of the basket.”

  • Tell City girls second to Jasper

    JASPER—Tell City won seven of 12 events but defending sectional champion Jasper used its depth to win in girls swimming Thursday.

    Three teams swam together but it was scored as two dual meets. Jasper beat Tell City 105-77 and Tell City beat Wood Memorial 129-30.

    Chelsea Malone and Amanda Wagner each won two individual events and two relays for Tell City.

    Malone won the 50-yard freestyle in 26.64 seconds and the 100 backstroke in 1:06.52.

    She teamed with Wagner, Erika Hauenstein and Charissa Lahee to win the 200 medley relay in 2:00.54.

  • Jeeps roll past Tell City

    TELL CITY—Tell City couldn’t penetrate Northeast Dubois’ 2-3 zone defense or hit from outside in a 54-15 girls basketball loss to the Jeeps Thursday.

    The Marksmen hit only 1 of 13 shots from the field and committed 16 turnovers in the first half as they fell behind 25-2.

    They were shorthanded, playing without leading scorer and rebounder McKenzie Hayes, sidelined with a high ankle sprain, and top reserve guard Courtney Young, out with a foot injury.

  • Jasper’s depth sinks...

    JASPER—Tell City won one event and tied for first in another in a 118-50 boys swimming loss to Jasper Thursday.

    Nick Bower won the 50-yard freestyle in 25.13 seconds and Jerry Ammon placed third in 26.83 to give the Marksmen their highest scoring event.

    Tell City’s Taylor Maddle tied Jasper’s Heath Hanselman for first in diving, each with 199.75 points.

    Bower placed second in the 100 free in 57.43.

    Justin Peter earned Tell City’s only other second place in the 100 backstroke in 1:01.81.

  • There are two great athletes in...

    The Blind Side, the story of current Baltimore Ravens left tackle Michael Oher and the wealthy family that rescued him from the street, is currently the No. 1 movie in America.

    It certainly has a lot to attract viewers’ interest—an uplifting story and a great actress in Sandra Bullock playing Leigh Anne Tuohy, the woman who takes Oher in when she sees him on the street without a coat in winter weather.