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Today's Sports

  • Tell City boys fall to Pike...

    TELL CITY—Greg Clayton and Justin Peter each won three events but Tell City lost to Pike Central 104-56 in boys swimming Tuesday.
    Clayton won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:00.79 and the 500 free in 5:31.34.
    He teamed with Peter, Trent Benningfield and Hunter Sandage to win the 200 free relay in 1:44.15.
    Peter also won the 100 free in 52.81 seconds and the 100 backstroke in 1:02.41.
    Sandage placed second in the 500 free in 5:59.26 and third in the 200 free in 2:09.12.

  • Tell City girls fall to Forest...

    FERDINAND—Forest Park held Tell City to single-digit scoring every quarter to beat the Marksmen 45-27 in PAC girls basketball Thurs-day.
    The Rangers concentrated their defense on Tell City center McKenzie Hayes, holding her to four points.
    Sophomore forward-guard Jami Rowe led the Marksmen with 11 points, including two three-point baskets.
    Sarah Hopf, a strong low-post forward, led Forest Park with 12 points. Jordan Theising added 11.

  • Hot Southridge tops PC

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge hit 6 of 8 three-point shots and 50 percent from the field overall to beat Perry Central 52-35 in girls basketball Thursday.
    “When they play like that, there’s not many teams that are going to beat them,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.
    “I thought we defended halfway decent,” he added. “We defended the inside pretty well—we held (Raider center Cassie) Wertman to four points.

  • Weedman signs to pitch for...

    TELL CITY—Tell City senior Shane Weedman signed a letter of intent Thursday to pitch for Vincennes University’s baseball team.

  • Can Commodores claim first 2A...

    Perry Central won its only girls basketball sectional title in 2001 when the Commodores were in Class A.
    They have been knocking at the door of their first Class 2A title recently, placing second the last two years despite having to play three games in the tourney each year.
    Having drawn a first-round bye for this week’s six-team sectional at Forest Park and having three third-year starters returning, plus a 6-foot sophomore center who has improved greatly since last year, is this the year the Commodores finally cut down the nets?

  • PC cold in loss to West...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Perry Central hit 25.0 percent from the field in losing 48-40 to West Washington in PLAC boys basketball Friday.
     “It was an awful performance shooting the ball,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter.
    The Commodores made 11 of 44 attempts while West Washington made 17 of 41  for 41.5 percent.
    The Commodores trailed most of the game. They cut the lead to six at 42-36 with 1:14 left in the game on two free throws by Tanner Cassidy.

  • Eagles trap Bulldogs

    By PHILLIP BALL
    Sports Correspondent

    CANNELTON—Evansville Day jumped to a 15-0 lead en route to beating Cannelton 76-39 in boys basketball Friday.

  • TC hits free throws (yes, free...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    PETERSBURG—Tell City boys basketball coach John Hayes told Pike Central Coach Kyle Runyan before Friday’s game that his team was hitting only 51 percent of its free throws.
    Runyan didn’t believe Hayes after the Marksmen hit 23 of 28 (82.1 percent) to beat Pike Central 55-40.
    Even Hayes could hardly believe it.
    “We’d be 11-5 now (instead of 5-11) if we’d hit free throws like that every game,” he said.

  • Perry Central draws first-round...

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central has won two game in its Class 2A girls basketball sectional each of the last two years. Doing so this year would give the Commodores a sectional title.
    Sectional runners-up the last two years, the Commodores drew a bye in pairings announced by the IHSAA Sunday.
    Tell City will play South Spencer in the first game  of the Class 2A sectional at Forest Park Tuesday at 6 p.m. (all times listed are Perry County times).
    That will be followed by North Posey vs. Forest Park at approximately 7:45 p.m.

  • Tell City girls win 2 of 3

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City held South Spencer to 16.7 percent field-goal shooting and beat the Rebels 38-24 in PAC girls basketball Monday.
    Tell City played a 1-3-1 zone defense much of the game.
    “I thought we played it pretty well,” said Tell City Coach John Lyons. “We just had to make sure we covered their shooters because they’ve got some girls who can shoot—(Samantha) Beatty and (Jennifer) Jones, and (Haley) Miller can shoot it pretty well too.”