Today's Sports

  • Raiders overtake Tell City boys

    TELL CITY - Greg Clayton and Zach Avallone each won two individual events but Tell City lost to Southridge 92-87 in boys swimming Thursday.

    Tell City led much of the meet but Southridge won the last two events to clinch it.

    Clayton won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:07.35 and the 500 free in 5:41.13.

    Avallone won the 50 free in 25.09 seconds and the 100 free in 58.22.

    He teamed with Nick Bower, Bryson May and Isaac Schaefer to win the 200 free relay in 1:44.11.

    May placed second in the 100 breaststroke in 1:12.93 and the 200 individual medley in 2:29.79.

  • Tell City girls use depth to...

    TELL CITY - Tell City girls swim coach Mike Page said in preseason he thought his team could contend with defending champion Southridge for the PAC title this year.

    The Marksmen proved that in the pool Thursday, beating Southridge 98-82 in a dual meet.

    Each team won six events but the Marksmen's depth was the difference, as they took second place in five of the nine individual events and third place in five.

    Freshman Chelsea Malone won one individual event and two relays.

  • Tell City girls rip Tecumseh

    TELL CITY - Tell City used strong rebounding and tight man-to-man defense to beat Tecumseh 66-25 in PAC girls basketball Thursday.

    The Marksmen jumped to an 18-0 lead in the first 8:15. They forced 10 Tecumseh turn-overs - four on steals by Kara McClintic - in the first quarter and outrebounded the Braves 16-5 that period.

    Several of those rebounds came on the offensive end, and the Marksmen scored two first-quarter baskets directly off rebounds.

    Having trouble getting a shot off against Tell City's tight defense, the Braves started shooting from farther out.

  • Braves scalp Marksmen

    TELL CITY - Some say that a basketball team looks good when it shoots well. But Tell City's boys team proved Friday that it's possible to hit 50 percent from the field and look bad.

    The Marksmen hit 23 of 46 from the field in a 77-60 PAC loss to Tecumseh.

    But they committed 21 turnovers and allowed Tecumseh to hit 63.2 percent from the field as they gave up 15 layups.

    Six of those came on fast breaks, as the Marksmen were slow getting back on defense after turnovers or missed shots.

  • Cannelton whips Eagles

    CANNELTON - Cannelton forced 22 Evansville Day turnovers and beat the Eagles 67-42 in boys basketball Friday.

    The Eagles put the first points on the board, but their lead would be short-lived.

    Tyler Aud was the first Bulldog to score and would go on to lead them with 20 points, including 15 in the third quarter.

    Chase Gerber came off the bench midway into the first quarter to hit back-to-back two-point shots, adding offensive momentum. He finished with 14 points.

    Justin Dooley led the Bulldogs with six first-quarter points.

  • PC stops Blackhawks

    FRENCH LICK - Perry Central controlled the backboards and worked the ball well in the fourth quarter, defeating Springs Valley 51-39 in PLAC boys basketball Friday.

    Springs Valley led by four points, 26-22, with 4:52 left in the third quarter and still led 30-29 with 1:39 left in that period.

    Zach Rogier made a jump shot to put Perry Central ahead 32-30 at the end of the third quarter.

  • Jasper pins Marksmen

    JASPER - Jasper won 10 of 14 matches, including four by pins, to beat shorthanded Tell City 48-15 in wrestling Thursday.

    Two of Tell City's better wrestlers missed the meet. Undefeated Keith Patrick was still sick and Eric Sabelhaus was sidelined with a shoulder injury.

    Greg Batie was the only Marksman to win by pin. He nailed Phil Hautsch in 2:39 to raise his record to 8-0.

    A.J. Flynn decisioned Evan Voges 3-2 in the 103-pound match to also improve to 8-0.

    Kyle Shrubb and Justin Kleemann each also won a decision for the Marksmen.

  • Tell City boys defeat Jeeps 99-59

    DUBOIS - Greg Clayton won two individual events and two relays as Tell City beat Northeast Dubois 99-59 in boys swimming Tuesday.

    Clayton won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:06.83 and the 500 free in 5:49.38.

    He teamed with Zach Avallone, Bryson May and Isaac Schaefer to win the 200 free relay in 1:45.42.

    Nick Bower, Clayton, Schaefer and Justin Peter won the 400 free relay in 4:09.41.

    Bower won the 100 butterfly in 1:26.93, Peter won the 100 backstroke in 1:09.05, and May won the 100 breaststroke in 1:14.19.

    Logan Bolin won the diving with 118.75 points.

  • Marksmen's depth sinks Jeeps

    DUBOIS - Northeast Dubois won six of the 11 events but Tell City used its superior depth to beat Northeast Dubois 104-59 in girls swimming Tuesday.

    Katie Clemens won one individual event and two relays for Tell City.

    She took the 100-yard freestyle in 1:00.39.

    She teamed with Erika Hauenstein, C.J. Fentress and Chelsea Malone to win the 200 free relay in 1:52.37.

    Samantha Ballman, Jessica Wagner, Alyson Goffinet and Clemens won the 400 free relay in 4:28.89.

    Malone won the 50 free in 26.68 seconds and Hauenstein won the 500 free in 5:56.67.

  • Cannelton girls 0-2 in tourney

    FRENCH LICK - Cannelton had problems with its decision-making on offense as the Bulldogs lost both their games in Springs Valley's girls basketball tourney Saturday.

    The Bulldogs fell to the host team 67-28 in the first round of the four-team tourney and to Trinity Lutheran 55-25 in the consolation game.

    In the first game "we were not patient and did not have good ball control," said Cannelton Coach Jeff Miller.

    In the consolation game Cannelton trailed only 24-16 at halftime.