Today's Sports

  • Cannelton girls fall to Wood...

    OAKLAND CITY—Wood Memorial outscored Cannelton 16-0 in the first quarter en route to a 68-26 win in the Wood Memorial girls basketball sectional semifinals Friday.

  • North Posey overtakes Marksmen...

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    FERDINAND—North Posey hit two three-pointers late and Tell City missed five free throws in the last 1:45 as the Marksmen lost 39-35 in the Forest Park girls basketball sectional semifinals Friday.
    Tell City built a 10-point lead twice in the fourth quarter, the second time when Elizabeth Thomas hit an 8-foot baseline shot to make it 37-27 with four minutes left.
    Kimberlyn Weaver replied with an inside basket for the Vikings. She was also fouled on the play but missed the free throw.

  • TC outshoots, outrebounds...

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    TELL CITY—Tell City hit 12 three-pointers and outrebounded Cannelton 61-19 to beat the Bulldogs 74-17 in boys basketball Thursday.
    The Marksmen hit 44.4 percent from three-point range but only 29.8 percent from three-point range.
    However, they got more than one shot on several possessions thanks to their offensive rebounds.
    They made six rebound baskets in the first 13 1/2 minutes - four by Braeden Beard and two by Dustin Hunt.

  • Sloss, Lindauer propel Cannelton...

    CANNELTON—Cannelton held Medora to 17.2 percent field-goal shooting and beat the Hornets 40-20 in girls basketball Saturday.
    The Bulldogs built a 19-6 halftime lead as they shut out the Hornets in the second quarter.
    Madeline Lindauer scored eight first-half points for the Bulldogs. She finished with 13 points, including the game’s only three-pointer.
    “It was kind of slow at first; then we got a few layups in transition,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.

  • Medora nips Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Cannelton hit 26.1 percent from the field and committed 26 turnovers in a 59-58 boys basketball loss to Medora Saturday.
    “We had a lot of shots that I’d call layups that we missed again - shots that we look to get, shots that we want, and shots that quite honestly have to be made,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Snyder.
    “And a lot of our turnovers were unforced, even though they tried to half-court trap us a little bit.

  • Eagles run past Commodores

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    LANESVILLE—Perry Central couldn’t overcome Lanesville’s late first-half run and lost 64-53 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Perry Central led 11-10 after the first quarter, but Lanesville’s Evan Ash made a three-pointer to start the second-quarter scoring to put the Eagles up by two.
    Perry Central’s Garrett James made a baseline jumper, tying the game at 13-13.

  • Marksmen shut down Blackhawks

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    FRENCH LICK—Spencer Fest hit three three-pointers as Tell City jumped to an early lead and coasted past Springs Valley 47-31 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Fest scored the Marks-men’s first six points on three-pointers and added another one to increase their lead to 13-6 with 5:22 left in the second quarter.
    Braeden Beard hit two free throws and Trent Arnold made a three-pointer to increase the Marksmen’s lead to 18-6.

  • Cold Commodores fall to Vikings

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    FERDINAND—Perry Central hit only 29.5 percent from the field and committed 26 turnovers in a 55-33 first-round girls basketball sectional loss to North Posey Tuesday.
    Perry Central led 8-7 after the first quarter as Claire Davis made two rebound baskets and Caylyn Peter hit a three-pointer.

  • Marksmen 3rd in wrestling...

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    JEFFERSONVILLE—Four Tell City wrestlers placed second in their weight classes to lead the Marksmen to third place in an 11-team wrestling sectional Saturday.
    The Marksmen scored 143 points, just 9.5 behind second-place Eastern Pekin. Jeffersonville won with 305.5 points.
    This was the Marksmen’s highest sectional finish since they also placed third in the Castle sectional in 2009.

  • Wolfback rips PC early

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central committed 13 turnovers in the first quarter of a 57-27 girls basketball loss to Crawford County Friday.
    “Our first quarter just killed us,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “They ran a man-to-man press and they jump-trapped us. We couldn’t get the ball in and when we got it in we threw it away.”
    The Commodores cut their turnovers to nine for the rest of the game and played good defense after falling behind 23-4 in the first quarter.