Today's Sports

  • Rebels nip PC in 2 OTs

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—South Spencer hit three three-pointer in the first overtime and edged Perry Central 44-40 in two overtimes in freshman basketball Thursday.
    Charlie Howell hit two of those three-pointers, including one that tied the score 40-40 with 2.5 seconds left in the first overtime.
    “We probably should’ve fouled (before he was in the act of shooting to give the Rebels two free throws instead of three points), but I’ve never believed in that,” said Perry Central Coach Jared Etienne.

  • Jeeps drive past Commodores

    Sports Editor

    DUBOIS—Northeast Dubois hit 10 of 12 shots from the field in the third quarter to pull away to a 65-46 boys basketball win over Perry Central Friday.
    The Jeeps scored seven of their 11 two-point field goals in the first half on drives - and two more on offensive rebounds.
    But they built only a 27-22 halftime lead because they were just 1 for 7 from three-point range.

  • Marksmen edge Chargers in 2 OTs

    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Tell City made six free throws in the last 0:34 of the second overtime to defeat Pike Central 54-52 in PAC boys basketball Friday.
    Pike Central’s Bryant Nalley scored on a rebound tying the score at 40-40 with 3:03 left in the second overtime with 3:03 left.
    Tell City’s Braeden Beard scored inside about 15 seconds later to give the Marksmen the lead for good.
    Then the Marksmen’s Devon Blake came up with a steal that led to another Beard basket.

  • 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...

    Sports Editor

    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...

    Sports Editor

    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

    Sports Correspondent

    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

    Sports Editor

    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.