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Today's Sports

  • Marksmen pin Pike Central 63-42

    TELL CITY—Tell City won 10 matches, including six by pins, to beat Pike Central 63-42 in junior high wrestling Thursday.
    Joe Craig, Aubrey Craig, Steven Wheatley, Nick Buchta, Brendon Richards and Javier Mendez earned the pins for the Marksmen.
    Dalton Froehlich, Cameron Kessinger and Johnny Tillison won major decisions (by at least eight points).
    Jarett Hawhee won a regular decision.

  • Lin’s performance not...

    NBA Commissioner David Stern, talking about New York Knicks’ overnight sensation Jeremy Lin in an interview with USA Today’s Jeff Zillgitt Tuesday, said, “It’s actually a phenomenon without precedence.”
    Actually there is a really similar precedent for Lin’s performance in what Robert “Bubbles” Hawkins did 35 years ago. And though that was before Stern was the commissioner, he was 34 and a counsel to the NBA then, so he should remember.

  • Hot Pats pound TC

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Heritage Hills shot 62 percent from the field to defeat Tell City 117-73 in PAC boys basketball Friday.
    Tell City started the second quarter with the basketball trailing 28-21. Chris Kohnert was fouled driving to the basket. He made the shot and the free throw, cutting Heritage Hills lead to 28-24 with 7:42 left in the first half.

  • Perry Central edges Paoli in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    PAOLI—Perry Central made several clutch plays in the final minute to overtake Paoli for a 52-51 PLAC boys basketball victory Friday.

  • Wagner takes 18th at state

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City senior Amanda Wagner finished 18th in the 100-yard breaststroke at the IHSAA girls state swim meet last weekend.
    Wagner swam it in 1:07.62 in the trials Friday night, 93-hundredths of a second slower than her sectional winning time but the second fastest time of her high school career.
    “She swam well,” said Tell City Coach Mike Page.
    Only the top 16 times qualified for Saturday’s finals, so Wagner did not get to swim Saturday. But her time was faster than two of the finalists swam Saturday.

  • Rebound FGs help Raiders beat...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Whitesville Trinity’s offensive rebounding and Cannelton’s failure to attack the Raiders’ zone helped the Raiders win 79-67 in boys basketball Tuesday.

  • Vikings rally past PC 72-69

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Improved rebounding and three-point shooting fueled a 22-0 North Posey run in the third quarter that carried the Vikings past Perry Central 72-69 in boys basketball Saturday afternoon.
    Perry Central led 38-29 after Derek Thomas scored the first two baskets of the third quarter on a slashing drive and a 7-foot jump shot.
    The Commodores would not score again, though, until Colten Hedinger hit a rebound shot in the closing seconds of the quarter.

  • Tecumseh tops Cannelton for...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    OAKLAND CITY—Tecumseh’s inside-outside duo of Auriel Trible and Katie Burkett combined for 82 percent of the Braves’ points as they beat Cannelton 50-43 to win the Class A girls basketball sectional Saturday.

  • North pulls away from Marksmen...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    EVANSVILLE—Evansville North, with five players scoring in double figures, used its depth and quickness to beat Tell City 107-72 in boys basketball Thursday.
    Tell City Coach Troy Noble said, “We played a better team. We were able to score 72 points on the home court of a 4A school. They are talented, quick, the most athletic team we will play.
    “I thought we competed for 21⁄2 quarters. From the middle of the third to the end it got out of control.”

  • Perry Central falls short in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    DUBOIS—Brian Huebner scored the go-ahead points in the second overtime as Northeast Dubois defeated Perry Central 89-83 in boys basketball Thursday.