Today's Sports

  • Tell City 9th in PAC wrestling

    LINCOLN CITY—Aubrey Craig and Mason Waninger placed third in their weight classes but Tell City finished ninth in the nine-team PAC wrestling tourney Saturday.
    Heritage Hills repeated as team champion with 220.5 points. Tell City scored 78.
    Craig, in the 106-pound weight class, and Waninger at 113 each went 3-1 with one pin.
    Craig lost a 3-2 decision to eventual champion Logan Dilbeck of Gibson Southern in the second round.

  • Patient Lions snare Bulldogs

    BLOOMINGTON—Lighthouse Christian’s patient offense resulted in a lot of layups in the Lions’ 54-44 girls basketball win over Cannelton Saturday.
    “They were really patient on offense and made us work (on defense) and we gave up a lot of easy baskets,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We had no help defense whatsoever.”
    At the other end the Bulldogs “missed a lot of 10- to 12-foot shots,” said Garrett.

  • Tell City girls 3rd in PAC

    LYNNVILLE—Loren Braunecker and Charissa Lahee each placed second in an individual event and a relay to lead Tell City to third place in the seven-team PAC girls swim meet Saturday.
    Heritage Hills repeated as champion with 369 points. Tell City scored 198.
    Braunecker took second in the 500-yard freestyle in 6:01.14 and Lahee was second in the 50 free in 27.14 seconds.
    They teamed with Derrian Zabel and Bailey Powell to place second in the 200 free relay in 1:55.56.
    Braunecker was third in the 200 free in 2:11.80 and Powell was fourth in 2:23.39.

  • Hayes leads Tell City past...

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes scored 15 points in the fourth quarter as Tell City defeated North Posey 39-32 in PAC girls basketball Saturday.
    Tell City led 22-19 entering the final quarter but worked the ball inside to the 6-foot Hayes consistently that period.
    Hayes made two field goals and 11 of 12 free throws in the period as she finished with 24 points.
    For the game she hit 6 of 8 from the field and 12 of 14 free throws.

  • Wolfpack tops Tell City

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    TELL CITY—Tell City was hurt by 27 turnovers and poor shooting in a 60-33 boys basketball loss to Crawford County Saturday.
    Tell City Coach Brent Owen said, “Crawford County played solid defense. We knew what they were going to do—play a 1-3-1 zone. We were prepared for it (but) our execution tonight was the worst all season.

  • Cannelton holds off Lighthouse...

    BLOOMINGTON—A quick start and Brandon Cook’s 37 points helped Cannelton hold off Lighthouse Christian 77-73 in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Bulldogs jumped to a 23-13 lead but were tied 34-34 at halftime after two of their starters got into foul trouble in the second quarter.
    They built their lead back to double digits in the fourth quarter.

  • PC shoots, rebounds well to beat...

    MITCHELL—Perry Central hit 59.7 percent from the field in crushing Mitchell 86-36 in PLAC boys basketball Saturday.
    The Commodores scored several baskets on rebound shots, outrebounding Mitchell 39-14 overall.
    But they also hit well from outside, including 6 of 9 from three-point range.
    Derek Thomas led the balanced Commodore attack with 17 points. Tanner Cassidy added 16 as he made all seven of his shots from the field, including two three-pointers.
    Colten Hedinger was also perfect from the field as he scored 10 points.

  • Tell City boys 2nd in PAC

    LYNNVILLE—Hunter Sandage won the 100-yard freestyle to lead Tell City to second place in the PAC boys swim meet Saturday.

  • PC girls break slump

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s girls basketball team broke out of its shooting slump in a big way in Tuesday’s 83-20 win over Rock Creek.

  • Tell City outshoots Rebels

    REO—Tell City had assists on 17 of its 22 field goals in a 55-38 PAC girls basketball win over South Spencer Thursday.
    Hannah Schaefer had 10 assists, one short of Laura McClintic’s school record, and McKenzie Hayes added seven.
    “There were numerous times if we could’ve hit point-blank shots we could have gotten (Schaefer) the record,” said Tell City Coach John Lyons.
    The Marksmen still shot well from the field overall, making 22 of 43 for 51.2 percent.