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Today's Sports

  • Tell City girls also take 2nd

    TELL CITY—Ariana Warf earned four second places as Tell City finished second in a girls triangular swim meet Thursday.
    Jasper won with 145 points. Tell City scored 100 and Northeast Dubois 55.
    Warf placed second in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:49.71 and in the 100 freestyle in 1:08.36.
    She teamed with Saman-tha Stephens, Sydney Bur-ton and Brea Haller to take second in the 200 medley relay in 2:24.54.
    Warf, Stephens, Brenna Franzman and Taylor Krat-zer were second in the 400 free relay in 4:46.47.

  • Tell City boys 2nd in triangular

    TELL CITY—Tell City won the 400-yard freestyle relay and placed second in eight events to finish second in a boys triangular swim meet Thursday.
    Defending sectional champion Jasper won with 147 points, just 27 more than Tell City. Northeast Dubois scored 29.
    Miles Brown, Sam Rogers, Stephen Houle and Neal Hollinden swam the 400 free relay in 3:56.99, beating runner-up Jasper by 4.63 seconds.
    Jasper won all the other events. The closest race was the 50 free, where Drew Ettensohn placed second in 25.29, 37-hundredths of a second behind the winner.

  • 4 local runners on all-state

    INDIANAPOLIS—Though cross country is not a class sport in Indiana, the Indiana Association of Tracy and Cross Country Coaches names all-state teams by classes based on schools’ classes in most sports.
    And this year there are four Perry County runners on the 11-man Class 2A boys all-state team: Perry Central’s Marcus Graham and Tell City’s Leo Simpson, Thomas Simpson and Nate Kaiser.
    The only other southwestern Indiana runner on the 2A all-state team was Adam Babillis of Mater Dei.

  • Marksmen commit 28 turnovers in...

    DUBOIS—“The difference in the ballgame was we had 28 turnovers,” Tell City Coach John Hayes said about his girls basketball team’s 43-34 loss to Northeast Dubois Thursday.
    The Jeeps, coached by Tell City graduate Andy Chinn, who played for Hayes when he was Tell City’s boys coach, pressed most of the game, but Hayes said, “It didn’t really kill us.

  • Braves nip Commodores

    LEOPOLD—Tecumseh hit some clutch three-pointers in the second half to hold off Perry Central 36-30 in girls basketball Thursday.
    “It was a defensive battle,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “We were able to slow them down.
    “We played a soft man-to-man defense - we wanted to make sure we stopped their driving into the lane.
    “They were quick but we did a good keeping them in front of us.

  • Braves’ free throws, trap sink...

    LYNNVILLE—Tecumseh used hot free-throw shooting in the first half and a 1-3-1 half-court trap in the second half to beat Cannelton 63-28 in boys basketball Friday.
    The Braves hit 15 of 19 free throws in the first half, including 10 of 11 in the second quarter, as they built a 28-16 lead.
    Gavin Oxley and Steve Molinet each hit 4 of 4 free throws in the half. Each also added a field goal, with Oxley’s being a three-pointer.

  • Trojans pounce on Perry Central...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    OAKLAND CITY—Perry Central’s 13 first-half turnovers led to easy baskets for Wood Memorial, propelling the Trojans to a 55-40 boys basketball win Friday.
    Perry Central’s Ty Mullis tied the score at 2-2 on two free throws 1:15 into the game.
    Then the Trojans started forcing turnovers with their 1-3-1 half-court trap and capitalized on eight first-quarter turnovers to take the lead for good 17-6.

  • Tell City holds off Southridge

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Strong defense and clutch rebounding late propelled Tell City past Southridge 38-32 in PAC boys basketball Friday.
    It was Tell City’s first win over the Raiders in nine years, since Dec. 7, 2007, and gave the Marksmen a 2-0 start in the PAC for the first time in 11 years.
    The Marksmen’s shooting was mediocre Friday but they still outshot Southridge from the field, 40.0 percent to 32.4 percent, and free-throw line, 61.1 percent to 55.6 percent.

  • Corydon outswims Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Corydon won seven of the 11 events to beat Tell City 91-74 in girls swimming Tuesday.
    Taylor Kratzer, Samantha Stephens and Sydney Burton each won one individual event and a relay for Tell City.
    They teamed with Brenna Franzman to win the 400-yard freestyle relay in 4:53.23.
    In the closest race of the meet Burton won the 100 breaststroke in 1:28.84, edging teammate Shay Brager by 32-hundredths of a second.
    Stephens won the 100 backstroke in 1:22.71 and Kratzer took the 500 free in 6:42.33.

  • Aces pass Bulldogs late

    CANNELTON—Cloverport overcame a four-point deficit in the last 20 seconds to beat Cannelton 60-56 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    “We had a couple of bad turnovers and they tied it,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “Then we had to foul towards the end and they hit their free throws.
    “We had a really good third quarter. And Nicole (Harris) shot well in the first half - she hit a couple of threes.”
    But Cloverport had a strong fourth quarter, outscoring the Bulldogs 24-14.