Today's Sports

  • Graves strong inside as PC beats...

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s Ashley Graves was matched against another center listed at 6 feet tall Saturday night, but the only thing close was their height.
    Graves hit 8 of 9 field-goal attempts and had 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Commodores beat South Spencer 41-29 in the second round of the PSC Holiday Classic girls basketball tourney.
    She held South Spencer center Taylor Roach to no points (on 0 of 6 field-goal shooting) and three rebounds.

  • Defense lifts PC past Tell City...

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—With nearly everyone but center Ashley Graves in a shooting slump lately, Perry Central’s girls basketball team has had to rely on its defense and inside play.

  • 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.