Today's Sports

  • Forest Park hits threes, holds...

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    LEOPOLD—Forest Park hit 6 of 9 three-point shots in the second quarter and beat Perry Central 57-54 in girls basketball Thursday.
    The Rangers hit 8 of 16 three-point shots for the game. They also got inside scoring from Lydia Lange and Amanda Jacob in the first seven minutes of the third quarter as they extended their lead to 50-37.

  • Tell City routs Wolfpack

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    TELL CITY—Logan Flannagan and Lacey Briggs fueled a hot start that propelled Tell City past Crawford County 44-22 in girls basketball Friday.
    Flannagan scored 10 points and Briggs nine as the Marksmen built a 25-6 lead in the first 13 minutes.
    Flannagan hit three inside shots—one in transition and one on a rebound—in that stretch. She also hit a 15-footer from the wing and made two free throws.
    Briggs made two fast-break layups off steals and also hit a 17-footer and a three-pointer.

  • Bulldog boys team is quick and...

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    CANNELTON—Cannelton may have its quickest boys basketball team ever. And the Bulldogs also have more depth than they have in years.
    The Bulldogs return two quick starting guards from last year’s 5-17 team, senior Brandon Cook and junior Elijah Littles.
    As quick as anyone in southwestern Indiana with the basketball, Cook averaged a school-record 26.7 points per game last year and 6.4 rebounds, 3.1 steals and 2.6 assists per game.

  • Memphis signs Hayes

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    TELL CITY—Tell City senior McKenzie Hayes said she “would like to play volleyball at the highest level I am able to, and it’s an honor to play in the Big East Conference.”

  • Girls softball league revises...

    If your daughter will be 9 or 10 by Jan. 1 and plays in the Tell City Girls Softball League, you might want to consider investing in pitching lessons for her this winter.
    That’s because the league has revised its age groups and the new age-9-10 group will use live pitching for part of its games next summer.
    For the past five years the age-8-9 division used a pitching machine the entire game and the 10-12 league used live pitching.

  • Marksmen sixth in own relay meet

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s best finish in any event was fourth place as the Marksmen finished sixth in their own girls swimming relay meet Saturday.
    Traditional powerhouses Mount Vernon, Castle, Jasper and Jeffersonville were the only teams to finish in the top three in any race.
    Mount Vernon won the meet with 122 points. Tell City scored 26.
    Tell City’s Charissa Lahee, Elizabeth Bishop, Bailey Powell and Loren Braunecker placed fourth in the 1,000-yard free relay in 13:04.16.

  • Gengelbach makes South all-star...

    COLUMBUS—Perry Central’s Ashley Gengelbach has been named to the South team for Indiana’s annual North-South senior volleyball all-star match.
    Gengelbach was selected after trying out for the team at Columbus East High School Sunday.
    The match will be played at Perry Meridian High School in Indianapolis Sunday at 1:30 p.m. Perry County time.
    Gengelbach, a 5-foot-11 hitter, made All-PLAC the last two years. She led the Commodores in blocks with 63.5 this season and was second on the team in kills with 235.

  • Hot start, press help Perry...

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    REO—Perry Central built an early lead with hot outside shooting and used a third-quarter press to hold it and beat South Spencer 46-32 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    Lynsay Goffinet hit two three-point shots and Brittany Parker hit a 14-footer as the Commodores built a 14-2 lead in the first four minutes.
    Their other scoring in that span came on an inside basket and two free throws by Ashley Graves and a fast-break layup by Megan Thomas.

  • Is nation’s best player from...

    A player from a small southern Indiana high school that used to be in the same conference as Tell City and whose brother played against Tell City seems to be the unanimous choice as the nation’s best college basketball player.

  • Peter wins cross country MVP...

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    LEOPOLD—Cathryn Peter was named Perry Central’s Most Valuable Runner in girls cross country for the fourth year in a row at the school’s fall sports awards program Thursday.
    Alex Newton won the boys cross country Most Valuable Runner award for the second year in a row and Austin LeClere was named the Most Valuable Player in football in a team vote.
    No MVP award was given in volleyball or cheerleading.