Today's Sports

  • Pioneers shoot down Tell City

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—A familiar combination of cold shooting and too many turnovers doomed Tell City in a 58-21 girls basketball loss to Boonville Thursday.
    The Marksmen hit 22.2 percent from the field. They were 4 for 23 in the first half, with all four of their baskets coming on layups--two on offensive rebounds by Stori Beard.
    They committed 28 turnovers, including nine in the third quarter.
    But there were some encouraging signs for the Marksmen.

  • Bulldogs nip Rappites

    CANNELTON—Cannelton forced 20 turnovers to make up for some deficiencies in other areas and beat New Harmony 51-46 in girls basketball Friday.
    The Bulldogs won despite getting outshot from the field (31.9 percent to 28.4 percent) and free-throw line (71.4 percent to 40.9 percent).
    They grabbed 22 offensive rebounds but were still outrebounded 46-45, as neither team blocked out well.

  • PC girls beat Patriots

    LINCOLN CITY—Perry Central scored points off its defense, especially in the second quarter, to beat Heritage Hills 42-20 in girls basketball Thursday.
    Heritage Hills led 8-6 after the first quarter.
    “We don’t shoot the ball well at times,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “We had some real good shots in that quarter.

  • Commodores cold early, fall to...

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central hit only 6 of 22 field-goal attempts in the first half and lost to Southridge 60-40 in boys basketball Friday.

  • Tuesday’s sports events snowed...

    PERRY COUNTY—All six sports events involving Perry County teams Tuesday were postponed due to snow.
    Events scheduled that day were Cannelton’s boys and girls basketball games at Cloverport, Tell City’s boys and girls home swim meets with Evansville Central, Tell City’s home wrestling meet with Crawford County, and Tell City’s junior high boys basketball at Hancock County.
    Cannelton’s junior high boys basketball games with Crawford County, scheduled Wednesday, were also postponed.

  • Tell City boys 3rd at Mount...

    MOUNT VERNON—Justin Peter claimed Tell City’s only victory as the Marksmen finished third in a boys triangular swim meet Saturday.
    Mount Vernon won with 100 points. Vincennes Lincoln scored 87 and Tell City 28.
    Peter won the 100-yard backstroke in 1:01.83 and placed second in the 100 freestyle in 54.65 seconds.
    Teammate Greg Clayton took third in the 200 free in 2:03.94—just two-hundredths of a second behind second place—and fourth in the 500 free in 5:38.11.

  • Marksmen 2nd in triangular

    MOUNT VERNON—Tell City won four events but finished second in a three-team girls swim meet Saturday.
    Mount Vernon, ranked 11th in the state, won the rest of the events to win the meet with 106 points.  Tell City scored 75 and Vincennes Lincoln 34.
    Tell City’s Chelsea Malone, Amanda Wagner, Erika Hauenstein and C.J. Fentress won two relays.
    They took the 200-yard medley relay in 1:59.12 and the 200 free relay in 1:48.11.
    Malone also won the 100 backstroke in 1:04.49 and placed second in the 50 free in 26.79 seconds.

  • Tell City stumbles twice

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit only 4 of 27 shots from the field in a 50-13 PAC girls basketball loss to Gibson Southern Saturday.
    “They’re a good basketball team and we didn’t shoot the ball particularly well,” said Tell City Coach John Lyons.
    Tell City scored five points in the first two minutes to take an early lead but went cold after that.
    Jami Rowe led the Marksmen with five points, including their only three-point basket.
    Senior center Brianna Spindler led Gibson Southern with 17 points and four rebounds.

  • Bulldogs outshoot Raiders

    CANNELTON—Cannelton held Whitesville Trinity to 30.0 percent field-goal shooting to beat the Raiders 65-43 in girls basketball Saturday.
    “We played pretty good defense,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    The Bulldogs led only 25-19 at halftime, though, because they committed 14 turnovers in the first two quarters.
    “The first half was sloppy,” said Garrett. “You could tell we hadn’t played since Dec. 11 (because of two snow-outs and the Christmas break).”

  • Commodores use inside game to...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central scored well on post-up moves and backdoor cuts to beat North Posey 47-37 in girls basketball Saturday.
    The Commodores also “hurt them inside just on put-backs,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.
    The Commodores grabbed eight of their 27 rebounds at their offensive end.
    They led by four to six points most of the game but increased their lead from seven to 13 points after North Posey switched from zone defense to man-to-man with 1:40 left in the game.