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Today's Sports

  • Perry Central leads all-tourney...

    LEOPOLD – Champion Perry Central placed two players on the all-tourney team released Monday for the PSC Holiday Tip-off girls basketball tourney.
    Center Skyly Cummings and forward Brittany Parker made it for the Commodores.
    Other players on the five-girl all-tourney team were Tell City forward Emma Kohnert, Heritage Hills guard Paige Priest, and South Spencer forward Kerrigan Shourds.

  • Bears claw Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit only 20.5 percent from the field and committed 27 turnovers - 13 in the first quarter - in a 71-23 girls basketball loss to Evansville Central Monday.
    Central used man-to-man, full-court pressure much of the first half and it caused problems for the Marksmen. But they also committed several unforced turnovers in the halfcourt.

  • Rangers roll past Tell City

    By ZANE CLODFELTER
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    TELL CITY—If there was one positive thing that came from Tell City’s 74-36 boys basketball loss to Forest Park in the PSC Holiday Classic consolation round Saturday, it was that Coach Greg Arnold noticed areas that the Marksmen could focus on improving in practice.
    The most noticeable area was the amount of Tell City turnovers.

  • Perry Central nips Boonville in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—Clutch shooting late and great ball-handling throughout enabled Perry Central to overtake Boonville for a 99-94 double-overtime win in the second round of the PSC Classic boys basketball tourney Saturday.
    The Commodores committed only three turnovers in the 40-minute game, 18 fewer than Boonville committed.
    That allowed them to get off 79 field-goal attempts despite getting outrebounded by Boonville 44-26.

  • Cannelton girls fall to Crusaders

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Rebound baskets helped Columbus Christian defeat Cannelton 55-25 in the final game of the Cannelton Invitational girls basketball round-robin Tuesday.
    The Crusaders outrebounded Cannelton 31-16 overall, including grabbing 10 offensive rebounds.
    “Sierra (Alvarez) is the only one I had going after an offensive rebound,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “Everybody else, we get in trouble standing and ball-watching.”

  • Crusaders conquer Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Columbus Christian’s advantage in rebounds and turnovers, especially in the third quarter, propelled the Crusaders past Cannelton 66-45 in the championship game of the Cannelton Invitational boys basketball tourney Tuesday.
    The Bulldogs fell behind 16-4 in the first quarter and still trailed 20-10 midway through the second quarter.
    But they went on a 10-0 run to tie the score on driving baskets by Damon Powers and Caleb Cravens and two three-pointers by Bryce Garrett.

  • Heritage Hills holds off PC in...

    By ZANE CLODFELTER
    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    LINCOLN CITY— Perry Central had its chances late in the game Friday, but turnovers down the stretch cost the Commodores in their 52-46 loss to Heritage Hills in the first round of the annual boys basketball PSC Holiday Classic.
    Perry Central turned the ball over 19 times.

  • Rebels outshoot Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Friday’s PSC Holiday Classic first-round boys basketball game between Tell City and South Spencer left South Spencer’s coach wanting his team to learn to play with a lead and Tell City’s coach wanting his team to learn how to get off to a better start.
    South Spencer hit 70.4 percent from two-point range, including 10 of 11 in the first half, and held on to beat the Marksmen 58-44.

  • Marksmen boys 8th at Jasper

    JASPER—Luke Thomas and Aaron Vincent each earned two seventh places to lead Tell City to eighth place in Jasper’s nine-team boys swimming invitational Saturday.
    Bloomington North, tied for 24th in the state’s rankings, won with 601 points. Tell City scored 108.
    Thomas turned in his second fastest time ever in the 100-yard butterfly as he placed seventh in 1:05.99.
    Vincent took seventh in the 100 backstroke in 1:07.61.
    Those two teamed with Stephen Houle and Jacob Mowery to place seventh in the 400 free relay in 4:05.87.

  • Tell City girls 7th in Jasper...

    JASPER—Sydney Brown placed eighth in the 100-yard backstroke to lead Tell City to seventh place in Jasper’s nine-team girls swimming invitational Saturday.
    Bloomington North won with 494 points. Tell City scored 82.
    Brown swam the 100 back in 1:13.47.
    Sydney Burton placed ninth in the 100 breaststroke in 1:25.92.
    Brown, Burton, Amy Hackbarth and Madison Schuetter placed ninth in the 200 medley relay in 2:19.75.