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Today's Sports

  • PC girls stop Wolfpack

    MARENGO—Strong first-quarter defense propelled Perry Central past Crawford County 60-49 in girls basketball Friday.
    The Commodores jumped to a 17-5 first-quarter lead and played the Wolfpack virtually even the rest of the way.
    “We came out really strong in the first quarter,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “Our full-court pressure defense cause them some problems, and in our half-court man-to-man we did a really good job putting pressure on the ball and having help-side defense.”

  • Wolfpack edge Perry Central on...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    MARENGO—Jacob Mauck hit a three-point shot at the buzzer to lift Crawford County past Perry Central 49-46 in boys basketball Friday.
    Perry Central pulled within one at 43-42 on a three point shot from the left of the key by Trey Mullis with 3:32 left in the game.
    The Commodores then rebounded a missed shot by Crawford County and Michael Schwartz was fouled.
    Schwartz made both free throws, putting Perry Central ahead for the first time.

  • Trojans outshoot Marksmen with...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    OAKLAND CITY—Wood Memorial hit 57.5 percent from the field in the first three quarters to beat Tell City 59-44 in boys basketball Friday.
    The Trojans hit 23 of 40 from the field in that span, including 7 of 16 from three-point range, as they built a 56-32 lead.
    They had a lineup of all reserves most of the fourth quarter and went 0 for 10 that period. But the outcome had already been decided.

  • Bulldogs outrebound Dugger

    DUGGER—Cannelton outrebounded Dugger Community 30-17 for a 46-31 girls basketball victory Saturday.
    Rebounding is usually a weakness for the Bulldogs, who lack great height. But “we matched up with (Dugger) real well, size-wise and in speed,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    The Bulldogs also outshot Dugger from the field 42.5 percent to 28.9 percent.
    “They had trouble shooting from outside and we played a 2-3 zone most of the night,” said Garrett.

  • Springs Valley, North Posey...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Springs Valley went on a 14-0 run midway through the second half to beat Tell City 43-34 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    “We were not ready to play basketball,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “It was difficult to watch tonight when we looked like we didn’t care.”
    The Marksmen committed 11 turnovers in the first half but still trailed only 16-14 at halftime.

  • Parker scores 1,000th point as...

    LEOPOLD—Brittany Parker made nine steals and reached 1,000 career points as Perry Central trounced Rock Creek 70-14 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    Parker, a senior guard, entered the game with 998 career points and hit a 10-foot jump shot in the lane about three minutes into it to reach 1,000.
    She scored eight points in the first half as Perry Central jumped to a 35-5 lead.

  • Tell City ties for 5th in PAC...

    LINCOLN CITY—Four Tell City wrestlers placed second as the Marksmen tied for fifth place in the nine-team PAC wrestling tourney Saturday.

  • Tell City girls 5th in PAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Bailey Powell placed in the top three in three events to lead Tell City to fifth place in the seven-team PAC girls swim meet Saturday.
    Tell City scored 139 points. Heritage Hills won with 321.
    Sydney Brown had Tell City’s highest finish in any event, placing second in the 200-yard freestyle in 2:19.77. Powell took third in 2:22.35.

  • Dugger’s threes beat Bulldogs

    DUGGER—Dugger Community made five more three-pointers than Cannelton to beat the Bulldogs 50-35 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Neither team shot well overall, with Cannelton hitting 30.3 percent from the field and Dugger 36.0 percent.
    Dugger had a 31-24 advantage in rebounds and an 11-15 edge in turnovers, though Cannelton had its lowest turnover total in several games.
    Cannelton Coach Mike Snyder said the biggest difference in the game was “their kids played harder than our kids did, especially in the second half.

  • Wolfpack pull away from Tell...

    By JOHN HAYES
    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Crawford County outscored Tell City 23-7 in the fourth quarter to pull away to a 64-47 win in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Wolfpack, 14th ranked 14th in the state in Class 3A, led by just one point heading into the fourth quarter.
    But Ranger Caffrey hit two consecutive three-pointers with less than five minutes left to spark their decisive run.