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Today's Sports

  • PC girls outshoot Blackhawks

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central hit 56.4 percent from the field to beat Springs Valley 55-39 in PLAC girls basketball last Thursday.
    Center Ashley Graves hit 6 of 7 field-goal attempts for the Commodores.
    She scored eight points in the first quarter as they jumped to a 15-5 lead.
    Deidra Dickerson hit three three-point shots in the second quarter to help the Commodores expand their lead to 32-13.
    Dickerson finished with 15 points, Graves 12, and Lavina Schwartz nine.
    Graves led the team in rebounds with eight.

  • PC girls edge Rams 39-38

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tessa Lynch hit an 18-foot baseline shot with six seconds left to lift Perry Central past Paoli 39-38 in PLAC girls basketball Tuesday.
    The Commodores improved to 4-0 in the conference and 11-2 overall, their best start ever.
    Perry Central led the entire first three quarters, by as much as 10 points.
    Then McKinzie Laswell made several nice drives for Paoli and the fourth quarter featured 10 lead changes and one tie.
    Lynch’s basket put the Commodores ahead 39-37.

  • Jeeps dump cold TC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    REO—Northeast Dubois outshot Tell City from the field 53.5 percent to 30.2 percent to rout the Marksmen 60-35 for seventh place in the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Friday.

  • Commodores shoot past South...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    REO—Using its quickness to get a lot of layups, Perry Central hit 58.8 percent from the field and beat South Spencer 59-43 for fifth place in the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Friday.

  • Bulldogs fall to Lanesville

    By PHILLIP BALL
    Sports Correspondent

    CANNELTON—Lanesville used strong defense to defeat Cannelton 87-21 Wednesday night to win the Bulldog Invitational boys basketball tourney.

  • Commodores nip Tell City in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central hit 14 of 16 free throws in the second overtime to beat Tell City 68-66 in the second round of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Wednesday.

  • Arnold second on Tell City'...

    Basketball records for local high schools from more than 45 years ago are often hard to verify.

  • Wolfpack mauls Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit only 27.3 percent from the field and 47.1 percent at the free-throw line in a 72-42 loss to Crawford County in the first round of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Tuesday.

  • Corydon’s physical play derails...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Corydon used aggressive physical play to wear down Perry Central and beat the Commodores 64-49 in the first round of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Tuesday.

  • Cannelton survives first-round...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton hit free throws better than usual to offset poor rebounding and field-goal shooting and beat Cloverport 60-56 in the first round of the Bulldog Invitational boys basketball tourney Monday.