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Today's Sports

  • Remembering Taylor, star for ’77...

    The University of Evansville’s ceremony Wednesday commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Aces’ basketball team plane crash that killed everyone on board was a nice presentation.

  • Orleans holds off Perry Central...

    LEOPOLD—Turnovers and free throws kept Perry Central from taking the lead in the fourth quarter of a 45-41 PLAC girls basketball loss to Orleans Thursday.
    “We had a chance with under a minute left to take the lead and we made two turnovers in less that 40 seconds,” noted Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume.
    Orleans hit two free throws after the first turnover to go up by three points.
    The Bulldogs added another free throw after the second turnover to go up 45-41.

  • Defense, free throws lift Tell...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit 22 of 34 free throws and held Tecumseh to 24.4 percent field-goal shooting to beat the Braves 44-36 in PAC girls basketball Thursday.
    Katie Goffinet hit 11 of 16 free throws for the Marksmen, including 7 of 8 in one stretch in the fourth quarter.
    A 6-0 run by Tecumseh tied the score 34-34 with 3:09 left.
    A three-pointer and 1 of 2 free throws by Chloe Holder and two free throws by Abbey Paterson fueled that run.

  • Turnovers doom Pery Central

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    FRENCH LICK—Perry Central’s 19 turnovers hurt in a 58-43 PLAC boys basketball loss to Springs Valley Friday.
    Perry Central tied the score 20-20 on a three-pointer by Ryan Hubert with 4:11 left in the first half.
    “We probably should have been ahead,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter. “We made some silly turnovers that led to some baskets.”
    On Springs Valley’s next possession, Ryan Tow made a basket from the free-throw line.

  • Marksmen cold in loss to Tecumseh

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City hit only 33.3 percent from the field and got outrebounded 28-24 in a 45-39 PAC boys basketball loss to Tecumseh Friday.
    The Marksmen hit just 4 of 22 three-point shots.
    “We were short on everything,” said Tell City Coach Matt Lynch. “Obviously at the end we shot several threes because we were behind, but I thought we relied on them too much early.

  • Bulldogs’ bench big in victory...

    CANNELTON—Rafe Garrett had 21 points, seven rebounds, two assists and two steals as Cannelton blasted Cloverport 66-47 in the first round of the Cannelton Shootout boys basketball tourney Friday.

  • TC girls win triangular

    TELL CITY—Tell City won three of the 11 events but for once had more depth than its opponents as the Marksmen won a girls triangular swim meet Tuesday.
    They beat Northeast Dubois 84-62 and Forest Park 85-54.
    Samantha Stephens swam the 50-yard freestyle in 29.47 seconds and Brea Haller swam the 100 butterfly in 1:25.99 for Tell City’s individual victories.
    Those two teamed with Emma Armstrong and Destiny Little to win the 400 free relay in 4:48.13.

  • TC boys 2nd in North Harrison...

    RAMSEY—Tell City won four individual events and a relay to place second in North Harrison’s six-team boys swimming invitational Saturday.
    The Marksmen scored 265 points, 30 behind North Harrison and five ahead of third-place Providence.
    Miles Brown swam the 50-yard freestyle in 24.71 seconds to win it by 30-hundredths of a second.
    Drew Ettensohn won the 100 butterfly in 1:00.00 and Brown placed second in it in 1:03.96.
    Elliot Reed won the 500 free in 6:03.72 and placed second in the 200 free in 2:14.91.

  • Tell City 3-5 in duals

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Shane Braunecker went 8-0 to lead Tell City to a 3-5 record and sixth place in the nine-team PAC Duals wrestling competition Friday and Saturday.
    Tell City beat Tecumseh 62-0, South Spencer 48-19, and Forest Park 50-24.
    The Marksmen lost to Gibson Southern 53-24, North Posey 57-18, Southridge 54-12, Heritage Hills 48-27, and Pike Central 51-27.
    North Posey went 8-0 and Southridge was second at 7-1.

  • Sloss leads Bulldogs to season’s...

    WASHINGTON—Caressa Sloss had 19 points, 23 rebounds, six blocked shots and six steals as Can-nelton defeated Washington Catholic 40-27 in girls basketball Monday.
    The Bulldogs hit only 27.9 percent from the field, but that was better than Washington Catholic’s 19.4 percent. And Sloss led them to a 53-45 advantage in rebounds.
    “We didn’t shoot the ball that well, but a win’s a win,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.