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Today's Sports

  • Fox Creek pulls away from...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cold shooting early and foul trouble in the second half contributed to Cannelton’s 69-52 loss to Fox Creek Christian in the first round of Cannelton’s boys basketball invitational Friday.
    After using a full-court press to outscore the Kentucky team 18-8 in the third quarter, Cannelton trailed by only one point, 42-41, entering the final period.
    While the press helped the Bulldogs get back in the game, it also caused them to pick up some fouls.

  • Tell City hits 50 percent to...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit a season-high 50.0 percent from the field to beat Tecumseh 56-45 in PAC boys basketball Friday.
    With less than five minutes left in the first quarter, Trent Arnold’s three-pointer put the Marksmen ahead 9-7.
    After a Tecumseh miss, Arnold made another three-pointer.
    Tecumseh’s Steven Molinet made a three-pointer, then Tell City ran off the next five points: a three-pointer by Tretter Lyons and an inside basket by Braeden Beard to finish the first quarter.

  • PC gets physical to defeat...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s frontline played its most physical game of the season and got a big boost from reserve Levi Hubert to beat Springs Valley 59-54 in PLAC boys basketball Friday.
    The Commodores also got some timely three-point shooting and rebound baskets from guard Luke Hubert.
    Hubert hit two three-pointers and Bishop added one in a four-minute span to put the Commodores ahead 53-51 with 1:21 left.

  • Commodores split with Wolfpack

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Camerin Zellers had 16 points and five steals as Perry Central beat Crawford County 38-27 in seventh grade boys basketball Monday.
    The Commodores built a double-digit lead in the first half but Crawford County cut it to seven several times in the second half with strong offensive rebounding and a full-court press.
    “I thought we played pretty good defense, but we couldn’t finish it off with the rebound about half the time,” said Perry Central Coach Garrett Miller.

  • Commodores win frosh tourney

    REO—Perry Central used trapping defenses to overtake both opponents in the second half as it won South Spencer’s freshman basketball tourney Saturday.

  • Tell City girls outswim Jeeps;...

    TELL CITY—Ariana Warf won two individual events and two relays as Tell City beat Northeast Dubois 87-59 in girls swimming Tuesday.
    Warf won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:44.52 and the 100 freestyle in 1:06.74.
    She teamed with Samantha Stephens, Shay Brager and Brea Haller to win the 200 medley relay in 2:26.70.
    Stephens, Brenna Franz-man, Taylor Kratzer and Warf won the 400 free relay in 4:51.24.
    Sydney Robbins won the 50 free in 33.08 seconds and Haller took the 100 butterfly in 1:30.82.

  • Bulldogs outshoot Madison...

    MADISON—Caressa Sloss had 20 points, 15 rebounds and five steals as Cannelton trounced Madison Christian 61-37 in girls basketball Saturday.
    Sloss, a 5-foot-9 sophomore center, scored inside and out.
    The Bulldogs jumped to a 14-0 first-quarter lead as she scored eight points.
    She helped them finish the game strongly by scoring 10 points in the fourth quarter.
    “We played real well in stretches,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “And we had a few spurts where we lost track of the ball.

  • South Central edges Tell City at...

    ELIZABETH—South Central hit a 10-foot shot at the buzzer to beat Tell City 39-37 in boys basketball Saturday.
    It was a game of spurts for both teams.
    Braeden Beard scored 10 points in the first quarter as Tell City built a 12-5 lead.
    The Marksmen still led 30-22 going into the fourth quarter.
    But South Central went on a 15-0 run the first 7:20 of the fourth quarter to build a 37-30 lead.
    Tell City responded with a seven-point rally in 30 seconds to tie the score with 0:10 left.

  • Tell City boys win 7-team meet

    CORYDON—Tell City won the 400-yard freestyle relay and placed second in five events to win North Harrison’s seven-team boys swimming invitational Saturday.

  • Busy basketball day coming up...

    Last Saturday was billed as Basketball Day in Indiana by Fox Sports Indiana, which broadcast five consecutive games, ranging from high school girls to the NBA, from Indianapolis that day.
    You have to be a pretty good high school team to get to play in that event, and having a marquee player doesn’t hurt.
    Tell City Coach Matt Lynch’s alma mater, New Albany, which features one of the top players in the nation in Romeo Langford, was one of the four high school boys teams invited to compete.