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Today's Sports

  • PC’s Cassidy, Thomas repeat on...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s Tanner Cassidy and Derek Thomas were repeat selections to the All-PLAC boys basketball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    They were two of five repeaters on the 12-man team and the only Commodores to make the team.
    Perry Central finished in a three-way tie for first with Crawford County and Orleans, each going 5-1 in the conference, but only Crawford County had three players make all-conference.

  • Cannelton graduate played...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FARGO, N.D.—In a biography of Hank Aaron published last year, the former major league home run king describes his first home run hit in the minor leagues in 1952.

  • Five Tell Citians claim titles...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Five Tell City Wrestling Club members won titles in the folkstyle tourney hosted by the club Sunday.

  • Marksmen fall to Castle North

    TELL CITY—Tell City got off to a slow start in a 48-34 junior high wrestling loss to Castle Tuesday.

  • Four players dominate voting for...

    Four players dominated voting for the News’ All-Perry County girls basketball team this year: Cannelton guards Sarah Powers and Mikah Hemmings, Perry Central center Ashley Graves, and Tell City center McKenzie Hayes.

  • Marksmen’s Kohnert 2nd in All-...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City senior forward-center Chris Kohnert was the second-leading vote-getter on the All-PAC boys basketball team Monday.
    The 6-foot-7 Kohnert finished behind only Gibson Southern post player Spencer Schmitt in voting by conference coaches for the 10-man team.
    “Chris is very deserving of this award as one of the elite basketball players in southern Indiana and the Pocket Athletic Conference,” said Tell City Coach Troy Noble. “His dedication in the offseason was tremendous.

  • Eagles beat Bulldogs for first...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Alex Hanke’s dominant play inside and Evansville Day’s superior depth helped the Eagles beat Cannelton 70-52 for their first Class A boys basketball title Saturday.

  • Tell City falls to Rangers

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Forest Park’s three post players combined to hit 12 of 15 shots from the field in a 61-39 win over Tell City in the Class 2A boys basketball sectional semifinals Friday.

  • Walsh’s inside game too powerful...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Tyler Walsh had 23 points and 14 rebounds in the second half as Mater Dei overtook Perry Central for a 51-46 Class 2A boys basketball sectional semifinal victory Friday.

  • PC rebounds to repel Vikings 60-...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Any time Perry Central needed a big play Tanner Cassidy seemed to produce one to help the Commodores beat North Posey 60-55 in overtime in the first round of the Class 2A boys basketball sectional Wednesday.