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Today's Sports

  • Tell City girls beat Rangers in...

    TELL CITY - Tell City hit 20 of 26 free throws to beat Forest Park 37-33 in PAC girls basketball Saturday.

    The victory enabled the Marksmen to finish in a three-way tie for second place in the nine-team conference with Forest Park and North Posey, each at 6-2.

    Gibson Southern won the conference title at 7-1, with its only loss coming against Tell City.

    Forest Park outrebounded Tell City 37-23 Saturday and outshot the Marksmen from the field 28.9 percent to 24.2 percent.

  • Three Tell Citians champs at...

    JASPER - Cameron Kessinger, Devon Casebolt and Jordan Lloyd of the Tell City Wrestling Club won titles in Jasper's folkstyle tourney Jan. 27.

    Kessinger (midget 80-pound weight class) went 3-0 with two pins and a 16-1 technical fall.

    Casebolt (bantam 45) and Lloyd (peewee 50) each went 1-1 plus a bye.

    Trevor Jennings (peewee 45) placed second and Tretter Lyons (bantam 65) placed third.

    Mason Dean (midget 75) and Justin Alvarez (schoolboy 84) each placed fourth.

    Tell City also competed in tourneys at Jeffersonville Jan. 20 and Princeton Jan. 12.

  • Threat of severe weather brings...

    All seven sports events involving Perry County teams Thursday and one Friday were postponed due to the threat of icy roads.

    Tell City's home boys basketball game with Pike Central, postponed Friday, has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 14, with the junior varsity game starting at 5:30 p.m.

    Perry Central's home girls basketball game with South-ridge, postponed Thursday, has been rescheduled for tonight, with the JV game starting at 5:30.

    Tell City's girls basketball game with Forest Park, also postponed Thursday, was rescheduled for this past Saturday.

  • Hornets outshoot Cannelton girls

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. - Hancock County held Cannelton scoreless the first quarter and beat the Bulldogs 53-29 in girls basketball Friday.

    The Hornets jumped to a 26-0 first-quarter lead as they hit 10 of 18 shots from the field, including 3 of 8 from three-point range, and 3 of 3 free throws.

    Cannelton was 0 for 12 from the field that period and committed eight turnovers.

    The Hornets did not use a full-court press but did a good job playing the passing lanes in their 2-3 zone defense. Some of their steals led to easy baskets at the other end.

  • PC overtakes Senators

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central made 7 of 9 free throws in the last 3:42 to defeat West Washington 71-64 in PLAC boys basketball Friday.

    The Commodores had four starters score in double figures.

    Nick Huber made a basket and free throw to put Perry Central up 57-56 with 3:42 left, their first lead since the second quarter.

    West Washington's Josh Green then made a three-point play inside to give the Senators their final lead.

    On the Commodores next possession Wes Linette was fouled. He made his first free throw and missed his second.

  • Hornets nip Cannelton

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. - Hancock County took advantage of some interesting foul calls to overcome Cannelton's 22-point third quarter lead and edged the Bulldogs 81-80 in boys basketball Friday.

    There were 28 fouls called on each team, though Hancock County played more physically on defense.

    A huge majority of the block/charge calls went against Cannelton.

    On three of them a Cannelton player was called for a blocking foul when he appeared to be set, including one on which the offensive player lowered his shoulder and forearm into the defender.

  • Severe weather threat brings...

    All seven sports events involving Perry County teams Thursday and one Friday were postponed due to the threat of icy roads.

    Tell City's home boys basketball game with Pike Central, postponed Friday, has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 14, with the junior varsity game starting at 5:30 p.m.

    Perry Central's home girls basketball game with Southridge, postponed Thursday, has been rescheduled for tonight, with the JV game starting at 5:30.

    Tell City's girls basketball game with Forest Park, also postponed Thursday, was rescheduled for this past Saturday.

  • Girls sectional pairings...

    INDIANAPOLIS - Tell City will have a rematch with a recent opponent but Perry Central and Cannelton will face teams they have not played this year in the girls basketball sectionals.

    Sectional pairings were drawn by the IHSAA Sunday.

    Tell City will host a six-team Class 2A sectional and will face North Posey in the second game Tuesday at approximately 7:45 p.m. That follows South Spencer vs. Forest Park at 6 p.m.

    Perry Central and Mater Dei drew into the bye bracket and will face each other Friday, Feb. 8, at 7:45 p.m., after Tuesday's winners meet at 6 p.m.

  • Chargers defeat Tell City boys

    PETERSBURG - Pike Central won seven of 12 events and beat Tell City 92-84 in boys swimming Thursday.

    Freshman Greg Clayton won two individual events and a relay for Tell City.

    He took the 200-yard freestyle in 2:04.21 and the 500 free in 5:41.40.

    Zach Avallone, Nick Bower, Clayton and Isaac Schaefer won the 400 free relay in 3:57.81.

    Bryson May swam the 200 individual medley in 2:25.94 and Justin Peter swam the 100 backstroke in 1:06.23 for the Marksmen's other victories.

    Peter placed second in the 100 butterfly in 1:06.93.

  • Mitchell nips Perry Central

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central fought back from a 13-point halftime deficit to have a chance to tie in the final minute but lost to Mitchell 61-58 in PLAC girls basketball Saturday.

    "We had some trouble with their 1-3-1 half-court trap in the first half," said Perry Central Coach Sarah Spindler. "Then we made some adjustments and handled it well the second half.

    "Our guards played really well. We had Audra (Gehlhausen, who had missed five games with an injury) back and that gave us a little more depth at the guard position. I think that may have helped."