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Today's Sports

  • Athletic Maroons defeat Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Despite playing a much stronger opponent, Cannelton played better in the second round of the Aleris boys basketball tourney than in the first.
    But the Bulldogs still had some trouble against pressure defense, committing 25 turnovers as they lost to Madisonville-North Hopkins 62-40 Thursday.
    “We played a lot better tonight,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Snyder. “And these guys (the Maroons) are better than Whitesville, especially as long and athletic as they were.

  • Raiders rout cold Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton hit only 20.0 percent from the field and committed 33 turnovers in a 61-28 first-round loss to Whitesville Trinity in the Aleris boys basketball tourney Wednesday.
    The Bulldogs built a 13-8 lead by scoring the first five points of the second quarter on a driving 9-footer by Rafe Garrett and a three-pointer by Dakota Thomas.
    But their shooting went cold and they had problems on defense after that. They also committed 10 turnovers in the second quarter.

  • Tell City wrestlers 13th at...

    JEFFERSONVILLE—Shane Braunecker, Trey Mucker and Kyle Hagedorn placed fourth in their weight classes in a 19-team wrestling tourney to lead Tell City to 13th place Saturday.
    Oldham County won with 192 points. Tell City scored 71.
    Braunecker went 2-2 in the 132-pound class, with both his wins by pins.
    Hagedorn also went 2-2 with two pins in the 182 class.
    Mucker went 2-2 at 138.

  • Tell City girls 7th in...

    JASPER—Emma Armstrong led Tell City with an eighth place finish in the 500-yard freestyle as the Marksmen finished seventh in the nine-team Wildcat Invitational girls swim meet Saturday.
    Terre Haute North won with 513 points. Tell City scored 35.
    Armstrong swam the 500 in 6:30.56, just five-hundredths of a second behind seventh-place Carolyn Schultheis of Mater Dei.
    Samantha Stephens set a personal record as she placed 11th in the 50 free in 29.19 seconds.

  • Tell City boys 6th at Jasper

    JASPER—Josh Gaynor and Drew Ettensohn each placed second in one event to lead Tell City to sixth place in the nine-team Wildcat Invitational boys swim meet Saturday.
    Bloomington North won with 501.5 points. Tell City scored 136.
    Gaynor scored 294.5 points in diving to place second to Heritage Hills star Austin Schnuck.
    Ettensohn placed second in the 100-yard butterfly in 58.72 seconds.
    Neal Hollinden placed seventh in the 100 backstroke in 1:04.18 and Miles Brown took eighth in the 50 freestyle in 24.54.

  • Balanced Lions subdue Bulldogs

    SELLERSBURG—Three players combined for 51 points as Rock Creek Academy beat Cannelton 55-38 in girls basketball Monday.
    Abby Guidry scored 19 points, Katie Thompson 18, and Renavah Bailey 14 for the Lions, who improved to 4-8.
    Cannelton trailed only 24-21 at halftime. But Thompson scored 11 points, including three three-pointers, in the third quarter as the Lions pulled away by outscoring Cannelton 29-4 that period.

  • Cannelton girls place 2nd in own...

    CANNELTON—Caressa Sloss had 32 points, 21 rebounds and 11 steals as Cannelton whipped Columbus Christian 67-32 in the first round of the Cannelton Shootout girls basketball tourney Saturday.
    Chloe Davis added 17 points, 10 steals, seven assists and five rebounds.
    Madeline Lindauer contributed 10 points, nine rebounds and three blocked shots, and Mackenzie Reed had nine steals and six rebounds.
    The Bulldogs committed 32 turnovers but made 31 steals.
    They hit 34.8 percent from the field and 69.0 percent at the free-throw line.

  • Trinity tops Bulldogs to win...

    CANNELTON—Reserve Will Edge scored nine points in the fourth quarter as Whitesville Trinity pulled away from Cannelton 84-69 to win the Cannelton Shootout boys basketball tourney Saturday.
    Cannelton trailed 59-52 after three quarters but pulled within one point with four minutes left.
    Then “we just ran out of gas,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Snyder.
    The Bulldogs stayed in the game most of the way despite getting outrebounded 37-22, including giving up 13 offensive rebounds.

  • Perry Central edges Rebels in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Elizabeth Dauby scored a career-high 17 points and Perry Central hit 10 free throws in overtime to nip South Spencer 53-51 for third place in the PSC girls basketball holiday tourney Saturday.
    The Commodores scored all their overtime points at the free-throw line, with Claire Davis hitting four and Dauby three.
    Dauby hit 1 of 2 free throws with 0:10 left to give them a safe 53-49 lead.

  • Tell City girls take 2nd in PSC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Katie Goffinet hit 11 of 12 free throws as Tell City defeated South Spencer 40-28 in the first round of the PSC girls holiday basketball tourney Saturday.
    The Marksmen hit only 9 of 26 from the field for 34.6 percent but hit 21 of 27 free throws for 77.8 percent.
    South Spencer’s defensive strategy was to limit Tell City center Kammie Jo Hayes’ touches and she was held to five field-goal attempts and nine points.
    But Goffinet stepped up to lead the Marksmen with 18 points.