Today's Sports

  • Icy roads force postponements

    PERRY COUNTY—All Thursday sports events involving Perry County teams and two Friday games were postponed due to icy roads.
    Perry Central’s PLAC boys basketball home game with Springs Valley was postponed Friday. No new date for it had been decided at press time.
    Also postponed Friday was Cannelton’s girls basketball game at Christian Academy.
    No new date had been announced for it, but Cannelton Athletics Director Brian Garrett said it may be rescheduled later at Cannelton, where it was originally scheduled to be held.

  • Chargers pin Marksmen

    PETERSBURG—Pike Central won 9 of 14 matches against Tell City’s makeshift lineup to beat the Marksmen 52-30 in wrestling Tuesday.

  • Strong PSC Classic field is...

    The lineup for the upcoming PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney has changed slightly for the second year in a row.

  • Tell City holds off Braves

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City used strong rebounding and defense in the first half to build an 11-point lead and then held off Tecumseh for a 51-45 PAC boys basketball victory Friday.

  • Jeeps top Tell City boys

    TELL CITY—Greg Clayton won three events but Northeast Dubois won the other eight to beat Tell City 76-43 in boys swimming Tuesday.
    Clayton won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:01.36 and the 500 free in 5:39.84.
    “Greg's looking real consistent in the 500 free,” said Tell City Coach Lew Anderson. “He’s about 10 seconds ahead of were he was this time last year, and we plan on keeping his yardage up all the way until sectional.  Greg’s one of those swimmers that reacts better to more yardage.”

  • Marksmen sweep Jeeps

    DUBOIS—Tell City won every event for the third time in five dual meets as it whipped Northeast Dubois 116-53 in girls swimming Tuesday.
    The Marksmen chose not to compete in diving because Northeast Dubois had no divers.

  • Bulldogs 0-2 in tourney

    ORLEANS—Springs Valley outshot and outrebounded Cannelton to beat the Bulldogs 55-42 in the first round of Orleans’ girls basketball tourney Saturday.
    The Blackhawks hit 39.6 percent from the field and grabbed 38 rebounds. Cannelton hit 27.1 percent and pulled down 29 rebounds.
    Springs Valley built an early 11-2 lead but Cannelton battled back to take a four-point lead in the third quarter.

  • PC cold in loss to Mater Dei

    Sports Editor

    EVANSVILLE—Perry Central hit only 25.5 percent from the field in a 67-38 boys basketball loss to Mater Dei Tuesday.
    “They played good defense for sure, but when you shoot such a low percentage you have to take a close look at the shots you took,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter.
    “Most of our shots were contested,” he added. “I thought a lot of them were rushed and a few were forced.

  • Bulldogs hold off Cardinals

    Sports Correspondent

    CANNELTON—Cannel-ton displayed improved defense, took better care of the ball, and hit free throws down the stretch to defeat Washington Catholic 50-46 in boys basketball Saturday.
    In a game that saw three ties and 12 lead changes, Washington Catholic pulled to its biggest lead of the night, eight points, with 5:18 left in the game.
    The Bulldogs kept their composure and responded with a 10-2 run to tie the score 44-44.

  • Tell City stops Rebels

    Sports Editor

    ELIZABETH—Tell City forced 32 turnovers and used strong inside scoring to overcome weak rebounding and beat South Central 66-54 in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Marksmen hit 52.2 percent from the field as they scored 20 of their 24 field goals from within eight feet of the basket.
    Center Shane Weedman posted up well and finished his shots more strongly than in the previous night’s game as he scored a game-high 20 points on 8 for 13 field-goal shooting and 4 of 7 free throws.