Today's Sports

  • Tecumseh overtakes Tell City in...

    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City hit only 27.0 percent from the field in a 42-34 PAC boys basketball loss to Tecumseh Friday.

  • Commodores hold off Springs...

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central forced 15 turnovers —14 on steals—in defeating Springs Valley 75-64 in PLAC boys basketball Friday.
    Springs Valley pulled within four points, 53-49, on a basket in the lane by Ethan Galloway with under seven minutes left in the game.
    The Commodores replied with an 8-0 run, pushing their lead back to 12 points.
    A basket and free throw by Tanner Cassidy started the run.

  • Marksman girls defeat Jeeps

    TELL CITY—Hana Reed, Charissa Lahee and Amanda Wagner each won two individual events as Tell City defeated Northeast Dubois 97-67 in girls swimming Tuesday.
    Reed won two consecutive events, taking the diving with 219.10 points and then swimming the 100-yard butterfly in 1:19.40.
    Lahee won the 50 freestyle in 27.89 seconds and the 100 free in 1:00.46.
    Wagner won the 200 individual medley in 2:26.35 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:10.97.
    Jessica Ballman won the 100 backstroke in 1:10.68.

  • Five boys enough as Tell City...

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s boys swim team won only four events and had just five swimmers competing but still managed to beat Northeast Dubois 53-50 Tuesday.
    The Jeeps didn’t have the deepest team either (seven boys) but they beat a South Spencer team that had 10 boys 93-48 five days earlier.
    Tell City won two relays Tuesday. Aaron Vincent, Brandon Mundy, Luke Thomas and Trent Harding took the 200-yard medley relay in 2:09.50.
    Harding, Mundy, Clayton Mogan and Thomas won the 200 free relay in 2:00.47.

  • Shoals stymies Bulldogs

    SHOALS—With 6-foot-9 center Jon Sherfick, Shoals overpowered Cannelton in-side for a 61-37 boys basketball victory Saturday.
    The Jug Rox held Cannelton to 23.6 percent field-goal shooting.
    Sherfick blocked only one shot but his presence apparently deterred the Bulldogs from driving for close shots.
    He “got a lot of defensive rebounds,” though “overall for rebounding I thought we did OK—better than we have been,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett.

  • Marksmen 3-2 in tourney; top...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Justin Alvarez went 5-0 to lead Tell City to third place in its own six-team, round-robin wrest-ling tourney Saturday.
    Tell City beat Wood Memorial 48-24, Mitchell 39-33, and Apollo 49-28 but lost to North Posey 38-29 and to Heritage Hills 55-18.
    Tell City Coach Joe Litherland knew that Heritage Hills, which raised its season record to 9-1, would be tough to beat. But he thought the Marksmen had a good shot at North Posey.

  • Kohnert leads Tell City past...

    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Tell City made 7 of 8 free throws late to hold off South Central 60-53 in boys basketball Saturday.
    South Central had whittled a 10-point Marksman lead to four, 53-49, after Jason Boston hit 1 of 2 free throws.
    Chris Kohnert grabbed the rebound of the second free throw and was fouled. He made both his free throws.
    After a South Central miss and a Tell City charge, Tell City fouled Bobby Sampson. He made both free throws to make it a four-point game with 0:37 left.

  • Hot 3rd quarter propels PC past...

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Changing defenses in the third quarter helped energize Perry Central’s boys basketball team Saturday.
    Mater Dei’s changing defenses also helped the Commodores as they beat the Wildcats 59-57.
    The Commodores trailed 28-18 after an uninspired second quarter in which they hit only 2 of 10 shots from the field. They hit 7 of 23 in the first half, including 0 of 4 from three-point range.

  • Raiders defeat TC

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City gave up only one pin but lost to Southridge 46-22 in wrestling Tuesday.
    “I can see some big improvement,” said Tell City Coach Joe Litherland. “Southridge loves to cradle and not a single kid got put in a cradle—we worked on that all week.”
    Justin Alvarez scored a pin for Tell City, nailing Blake Meyerholtz in 1:12. Litherland noted that Meyerholtz won a tourney at Mater Dei the previous weekend.

  • Marksmen, Commodores split games

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City held Perry Central to nine points in the second half and beat the Commodores 27-24 in eighth grade boys basketball Thursday.