Today's Sports

  • Marksmen fall to Wildcats

    TELL CITY—Justin Peter won the 100-yard freestyle but Jasper won the other 11 events to beat Tell City 128-41 in boys swimming Thursday.
    The Marksmen did not enter three events and had only one entrant in several others. Because of their lack of numbers, “we may not win a meet all year,” said Coach Lew Anderson.
    Peter won the 100 free in 53.09 seconds and placed second in the 50 free in 24.43.
    Taylor Maddle placed second in diving with 211.25 points, getting edged by Jasper’s Heath Hanselman by just 1.05 points.

  • Tecumseh outshoots PC girls

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central hit only 25.6 percent from the field in a 45-38 girls basketball loss to Tecumseh Thursday.
    “We didn’t shoot very well and they shot outstanding,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.
    He added, “We didn’t play bad defense—(Tecumseh guard Hailey) Menke just couldn’t miss. They got behind us a few times, but she made some tough shots.”
    Menke hit three three-point shots and was 5 for 5 at the free-throw line as she finished with a game-high 22 points.

  • Tell City goes cold at end

    DUBOIS—Northeast Dubois capitalized on offensive rebounds and Tell City turnovers to outscore the Marksmen 17-2 in the last quarter and beat them 51-34 in girls basketball Thursday.
    “We played OK for three quarters,” said Tell City Coach John Lyons. “We were behind by only two points, 34-32, at the end of the third quarter.
    “Then in the fourth quarter they pressed and we threw the ball away a lot.

  • Jasper sinks Tell City

    TELL CITY—Each team won six events but Jasper took more second through fifth places to beat Tell City 106-79 in girls swimming Thursday.

  • Rappites’ three-point shots bury...

    NEW HARMONY—New Harmony hit 12 three-point shots in routing Cannelton 92-56 in boys basketball Friday.
    “They were wide open on all 12 of their three-pointers,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett. “Everybody’s a good shooter when you stand out there and let them shoot.
    “We’re not going to be able to outscore anybody—we can’t beat somebody 96-92. So we’ve got to learn to play defense. And that’s all we’ve been working on the last week.

  • Southridge’s inside duo...

    Sports Editor
    TELL CITY—Area basketball observers knew Southridge had a dominant big man in 6-foot-6 senior Austin Rasche.

  • Huber sets Cornell school record

    ITHACA, N.Y.—Perry Central graduate Nick Huber set a Cornell school record in the heptathlon as the Big Red won the Cornell Relays season-opening indoor track meet last weekend.
    Huber, a junior, won the heptathlon in the 25-team meet with 5,370 points. Besides being a school record, that is the best score in the nation so far this season.
    He ran the 60-meter dash in 7.22 seconds, went 22 feet, 51⁄4 inches in the long jump, threw the shot 41 feet, 6 inches and high jumped 6-6 the first day.

  • Pins lacking in TC’s loss to...

    HUNTINGBURG—Kyle Shrubb scored Tell City’s only pin in a 49-24 wrestling loss to Southridge Tuesday.
    “We got in pinning situations but didn’t finish them,” said Tell City Coach Joe Litherland. “We just didn’t wrestle very well.”
    Grant Bolin and Matt Sabelhaus did win by technical fall, and Jessie Lawalin and Dillon Hedinger won major decisions.
    Tell City, 4-6, will host a six-team tourney Saturday at 9 a.m.

    Southridge 49, Tell City 24
    103-Colton Small (SR) pin Jagger Hudson 5-13.

  • Marksmen finish 7th in relay meet

    TELL CITY—Tell City placed fourth in three races and finished seventh in team standings at its own boys swimming relay meet Saturday.
    The Marksmen scored 20 points. Jeffersonville won the meet with 128 points and set four meet records.
    Greg Clayton, Justin Peter, Hunter Sandage and Johnny Ho placed fourth in the 250-yrd freestyle relay in 2:18.35.
    Those same four boys were fourth the 200 free relay in 1:46.83 and the 1,000 free relay in 11:24.34.
    They also took sixth in the 400 free relay in 4:11.57.

  • Wilkerson named PC MVP

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    LEOPOLD—Mikey Wilkerson was named the team’s Most Valuable Player and received six awards at Perry Central’s football awards program Sunday.