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Today's Sports

  • Washington Catholic outplays...

    WASHINGTON—A.J. Sellers and Jalen Stone combined for 43 points as Washington Catholic beat Cannelton 52-35 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Cannelton scored the game’s first seven points, but it was all downhill from there for the Bulldogs.
    “There wasn’t one aspect of the game where we outplayed them,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “They hit a higher percentage from the field, they hit a higher percentage at the free-throw line, and they outrebounded us by 10.

  • Paoli defeats Perry Central...

    PAOLI—Shorthanded Perry Central stayed in the game until the final seconds but lost to Paoli 55-51 in PLAC girls basketball Tuesday.
    It was the first conference loss for the Commodores, who fell to 4-1 in PLAC play and 9-6 overall. Paoli improved to 2-0 in the conference and 7-10 overall.
    Center Skyly Cummings, who leads Perry Central in scoring, rebounding, field-goal percentage and free-throw shooting, found out earlier in the day that she has mononucleosis and could be sidelined several weeks.

  • Cloverport pulls away from...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cold shooting from the field and free-throw line hurt Cannelton in a 61-41 boys basketball loss to Cloverport Tuesday.
    The Bulldogs hit just 32.6 percent from the field, including 2 of 13 from three-point range, and 9 of 25 free throws for 36.0 percent.
    Their free-throw misses included three front ends of one-and-bonus situations.

  • Forest Park’s press hurts...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—A 10-0 run to start the second quarter propelled Forest Park past Perry Central 58-37 in boys basketball Monday.
    Both teams shot well in the first quarter, which ended with Forest Park ahead 17-13.
    Perry Central hit 5 of 10 from the field that period, including 3 of 4 from three-point range, and Forest Park hit 7 of 15, including 3 of 6 three-point shots.

  • Harris’ scoring propels...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Nicole Harris had one of her best shooting games of the season to lead Cannelton past Cloverport 46-39 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    Harris, a junior forward/guard, hit 5 of 10 shots from the field, including 2 of 3 from three-point range as she scored a game-high 19 points.
    She was also fouled on one three-point shot and hit all three free throws. She hit 7 of 9 free throws overall.

  • Craig places 6th in Mater Dei...

    EVANSVILLE—Joe Craig placed sixth in the 132-pound class to lead Tell City wrestlers in the Mater Dei Holiday Classic Tuesday and Wednesday.
    Tell City finished 15th in the 16-team tourney, as no other Marksmen placed. Six places were awarded in each weight class.
    “We didn’t wrestle to our potential this week,” said Tell City Coach Neal Stahly. “I need to work harder on coaching how to finish matches.

  • Boonville routs PC in fifth-...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    REO—Perry Central hit only 26.2 percent from the field and got outrebounded 43-20 in a 67-29 loss to Boonville in the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney fifth-place game Wednesday.
    Boonville, 4-5, scored 12 points on offensive rebounds as it jumped to a 24-12 lead in the first 10:45.
    Lane Miller, a strong 6-foot-3 forward/center, already had 11 rebounds for the Pioneers at that point. He finished with 17 points and 15 rebounds.

  • Rebels hold off Tell City for...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    REO—South Spencer hit 7 of 10 free throws in the last 1:08 to hold off Tell City 58-54 for third place in the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Wednesday.
    Both teams played pretty well throughout and had pretty even statistics.
    Tell City edged the Rebels in field-goal shooting 51.1 percent to 50.0 percent and the Rebels had a 25-24 edge in rebounds. Each team committed 15 turnovers.

  • Wolfpack goes inside to defeat...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Crawford County’s height advantage helped the Wolfpack score inside repeatedly in a 59-47 second-round win over Tell City in the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Tuesday.
    The Wolfpack alternated using three 6-foot-4 players and a 6-2 one at their two inside positions while Tell City started no one taller than 6-2 and has only one 6-3 player on its roster.

  • Perry Central beats Corydon

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Improved defense and rebounding helped Perry Central end a five-game losing streak by beating Corydon 65-57 in the second round of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Tuesday.
    The Commodores were outrebounded in every game of their losing streak but Tuesday they won the board battle 30-24 as Lane Lynch grabbed 10.
    He grabbed all four of the Commodores’ rebounds in the first five minutes as they jumped to a 10-6 lead, prompting Corydon to call a timeout.