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Today's Sports

  • Eagles defeat Tell City

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit only 35.4 percent from the field, including 1 of 16 from three-point range, in a 66-49 boys basketball loss to Evansville Day Tuesday.
    “In the first quarter we executed and had good looks but didn’t convert,” said Tell City Coach Greg Arnold.
    Tell City cut the Eagles’ lead to 10 points midway through the third quarter but then gave up a rebound basket.

  • Reserves help Perry Central hold...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Unlikely heroes Luke Bishop and Payton Thompson came off the bench to make key plays in Perry Central’s 51-43 boys basketball win over Cannelton Tuesday.
    A stellar all-around game by Damon Powers and stronger than usual rebounding kept Cannelton in the game until the final minute.
    Powers had 26 points, six steals, five rebounds and four assists.
    And the Bulldogs, who had been outrebounded by eight in each of their five most recent games, outrebounded Perry Central 32-30.

  • Tell City wrestlers fall to...

    TELL CITY—Tell City won six of nine matches actually wrestled but lost to Jasper 45-25 due to five forfeits Thursday.
    “This was one of the better matches we have wrestled all year, from top to bottom,” said Tell City Coach Neal Stahly. “We gave up five forfeits (30 points) due to lack of wrestlers and health issues.”
    Tell City normally forfeits four weight classes and had two varsity starters unable to wrestle Thursday. However Treyton Mucker filled in for Aubrey Craig in the 126-pound weight class and lost by only two points.

  • Tell City girls win triangular...

    REO—Taylor Kratzer won two individual events and a relay as Tell City won a girls triangular swim meet Wednesday.

  • TC boys trounce Rebels

    REO—Tell City won all 12 events, most with season-best times, to trounce South Spencer 102-38 in boys swimming Wednesday.

  • Cannelton girls fall twice

    CANNELTON—Orleans hit 47.9 percent from the field, including 6 of 12 from three-point range, to beat Cannelton 54-17 in girls basketball Thursday.
    Addie Ramsey, a 5-foot-10 senior forward, scored 19 points for 6-12 Orleans. Caitlin Rutherford added 12 points on 4 for 9 three-point shooting.
    Nicole Harris led Cannelton with 14 points. She hit 3 of 8 from the field, including 2 of 4 three-point shots, and 6 of 8 free throws.
    The rest of the Bulldogs were 1 for 12 from the field and 1 for 6 at the line.

  • Crothersville's inside-...

    CROTHERSVILLE—Crothersville used a strong inside-outside attack to beat Cannelton 81-37 in boys basketball Friday.
    Eli Mollett, the Tigers’ 6-foot-4 senior center who plans to play for Indiana University-Kokomo next year, did much of the damage inside.
    He hit 5 of 5 shots from the field and made his only free throw to finish with 11 points.
    He also had four assists kicking the ball out to perimeter shooters.

  • Senators hold off Perry Central...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—West Washington outshot Perry Central from the field to defeat the Commodores 54-50 in PLAC boys basketball.
    Perry Central overcame an eight-point deficit when Lane Lynch made a three-pointer from the right wing, tying the game at 43-43 with 2:28 left in the game.
    West Washington’s Hunter Sanford made a 5-footer. Then after a Commodore turnover Peyton Walker was fouled making a layup and made the free throw.

  • Hot Hornets shoot down Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.—Hancock County hit 59.1 percent from the field, including 9 of 14 from three-point range, to beat Tell City 72-49 in boys basketball Friday.
    Tell City Coach Greg Arnold said the Hornets’ three-point shooting was probably better than Tell City’s free-throw shooting has been all year.
    The Marksmen hit 40.0 percent from the field and 38.1 percent at the free-throw line in this game.

  • Fisher has big December in...

    TELL CITY – Zach Fisher, 19, of Cannelton recently bowled two 300 games in 11 days at Tell City Bowling Center.