Today's Sports

  • Hot shooting Tell City tops...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Every Tell City starter hit at least 60 percent from the field and scored at least nine points as the Marksmen downed Boonville 61-51 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    The Marksmen outshot Boonville from the field 60.5 percent to 42.6 percent and hit 5 of 10 from three-point range compared with Boonville’s 6 of 16.

  • Tell City Cal Ripken League...

    TELL CITY – Registration is underway for the 2018 Tell City Cal Ripken League baseball season.
    Open registration will be held at Fifth Third Bank’s meeting room 5 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21.
    Parents may also mail in registration forms and fees for their children. Forms are available at the Perry County News office. Or they may register online at http://tellcitycalripkenleague.website.siplay.com/.
    The league’s age groups are 5-6, 7-8, 9-10 and 11-12 based on players’ ages as of April 30, 2018.

  • Paoli outshoots Perry Central

    PAOLI—A late first-half run propelled Paoli past Perry Central 73-56 in PLAC boys basketball Friday.
    “We played pretty well,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter. “We were down just five points with a couple minutes left in the first half.
    “Then they made a run to push it to 13 at the half. They pressed us most of the game and we had a couple of turnovers that led to easy layups. And they had some kids that got hot and hit a couple of threes.”

  • Garrett scores 40 as Bulldogs...

    LAWRENCEBURG, Ky.—Rafe Garrett had 40 points, 17 rebounds and five assists as Cannelton beat Fox Creek Academy 83-68 in boys basketball Friday.
    Garrett, a 6-foot sophomore guard, hit 13 of 20 shots from the field and 14 of 17 free throws.
    He scored 23 points in the first half as the Bulldogs built a 49-38 halftime lead.

  • Heritage Hills gets by Tell City...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—A deliberate offensive game gave Tell City a chance to win in the final minute, but a key free-throw rebound helped Heritage Hills hold on 29-23 in PAC boys basketball Friday.
    “We wanted to lower the possessions because we felt they were better running up and down the floor and getting out in transition and we’re more comfortable in a half-court game,” said Tell City Coach Matt Lynch.

  • Tell City anticipating large...

    John Jameson, who was a Tell City assistant basketball coach 1968-73, returned to Bryan Taylor Arena for the Marksmen’s game with Wood Memorial Jan. 26.
    Though that was the worst game the Marksmen have played in the last two months, Jameson said he enjoyed it and enjoyed visiting with his former boss, Bob Lochmueller, and two of his best players from his undefeated 1969-70 freshman team, Bob Cravens and Paul Werner.

  • Hayes, Goffinet make All-PAC in...

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City center Kammie Jo Hayes and guard Katie Goffinet were named to the All-PAC girls basketball team in voting by conference coaches Monday.
    Hayes, a 5-foot-11 junior, made the 12-girl team for the second year in a row.
    She averaged 10.0 points per game and led the conference with 8.6 rebounds and 3.0 blocked shots per game.
    She hit 56.4 percent from the field and 73.0 percent of her free throws to lead the Marksmen in both categories.

  • Mucker, Hagedorn lose in...

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City’s Trey Mucker and Kyle Hagedorn lost in their first-round wrestling semistate matches Saturday, ending their seasons.

  • Hornets sting Bulldogs

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Hancock County built a 23-9 first-quarter lead with strong offensive rebounding and beat Cannelton 76-44 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    The Hornets scored nine two-point baskets in the first quarter and six of them came after offensive rebounds.
    Parker Newby scored two of them, including one at the buzzer.
    Two other Hornet baskets that quarter came on drives after Cannelton turnovers.

  • Obermeier, Titans sink Tell City...

    Sports Editor

    FORT BRANCH—Center Wes Obermeier scored three consecutive field goals for Gibson Southern in the last 2 1/2 minutes as the Titans edged Tell City 43-38 in PAC boys basketball Saturday.
    Tell City took a 33-31 lead on two free throws by Braeden Beard with 4:05 left.
    Obermeier missed a shot on the Titans’ next possession but teammate Nick Maurer scored on the rebound to tie the game.