Today's Sports

  • Mater Dei bops Perry Central

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Mater Dei scored the first nine points and defeated Perry Central 80-37 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Logan Carter, a 6-foot-10 center, scored the first basket from two feet out.
    After a Commodore turnover, Dawson Caswell made a three-pointer. After a Perry Central miss, Sam Fulton made two free throws. Then Carter made another short shot.
    Perry Central’s Ty Mullis scored to end Mater Dei’s run with 4:47 left in the first quarter.

  • Wolfpack holds off Perry Central

    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—Crawford County held Perry Central scoreless in the last three minutes to beat the Commo-dores 47-39 in PLAC boys basketball Tuesday.
    Perry Central led most of the first three quarters but Crawford County went on a 5-0 run by getting the ball inside and drawing fouls to take a 41-36 lead.
    Ryan Hubert hit his fifth three-pointer of the game to pull Perry Central within two points with 3:12 left.

  • Rangers blast Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—What looked like a blowout in Tell City’s favor early turned into one the other way as Forest Park beat the Marksmen 55-22 in PAC boys basketball Saturday.
    Tell City jumped to a 10-0 lead in the first 4 1/2 minutes.
    Braeden Beard hit a rebound shot and a driving 10-footer and Tretter Lyons hit two three-pointers in that stretch.

  • New Albany downs Tell City

    NEW ALBANY—Tell City lost to New Albany 42-30 in wrestling Wednesday, “but we wrestled them a little better than the first time,” said Tell City Coach Neal Stahly.
    Tell City had lost to New Albany 45-30 in Bedford North Lawrence’s Super 6 Duals Nov. 18.
    One improvement Wednesday was Joe Craig’s 10-4 win over Joe Gohl in the 152-pound weight class.
    “Joe avenged a loss to Joe Gohl,” noted Stahly. “The Gohl kid is young but he’s been wrestling for quite a while and is a tough, wily wrestler.”

  • Cannelton girls fall to...

    WHITESVILLE, Ky.—Whitesville Trinity outscored Cannelton 36-15 in the middle quarters to pull away to a 46-28 girls basketball victory Friday.
    This game, which was part of the Trinity Shootout, was Cannelton’s second one against Trinity in four days.
    The Bulldogs did have all six of their players available for this game, as Madeline Lindauer returned to action.
    And Chloe Davis appeared to be over the wrist injury that sidelined her part of last Monday’s game and hampered her shooting when she did play.

  • South Central hits 11 3-pointers...

    TELL CITY—South Central hit 11 three-point shots in a 68-30 girls basketball win over Tell City Friday.
    “They were good,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “They were quick and they could all shoot it and handle it.
    “They hit 11 threes and it wasn’t like we weren’t defending it. We let them get open for two or three of them, but on seven or eight of them we had a hand in their face.

  • Balanced Wolfpack defeats Perry...

    MARENGO—Crawford County scored well inside and out to beat Perry Central 62-37 in PLAC girls basketball Thursday.
    Forward Kendra Covele hit eight three-pointers as she led the Wolfpack with 27 points.
    Guard Addy Simpson added 21 points mostly on penetration into the lane, though she did hit one three-pointer.
    “Our defense wasn’t awful, but they were able to score inside and outside and made it hard to decide which to concentrate on,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume.

  • Marksmen’s defense stops Raiders

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City held Southridge without a field goal for more than 14 minutes in the middle of the game to beat the Raiders 41-32 in PAC girls basketball Thursday.
    “We defended like we wanted to except for the fouling (19 fouls, with two starters fouling out) and putting them on the free-throw line,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.
    He added, “We still can get a lot cleaner than that, but that’s a good win against a scrappy little team.”

  • Bishop shoots PC past Bulldogs

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Luke Bishop’s three-point shooting was the main difference as Perry Central defeated Cannelton 63-52 in boys basketball Friday.
    Bishop hit 6 of 14 three-point shots and finished with a game-high 24 points.
    “He’s our best outside shooter and he stepped up and made some big shots,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter. “He turned down a few that I thought he probably should’ve taken.

  • No Tell City players on All-PAC...

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—No Tell City player was named to the All-PAC football team released Saturday, but Nick Smith received honorable mention.
    Smith, a 6-foot-1, 200-pound senior, was mentioned at offensive end.
    He led the Marksmen with 10 catches for 453 yards, 220 yards more than anyone else, and four touchdown catches.
    Tell City tied Forest Park and Pike Central for sixth place in the eight-team conference, each going 1-6 in conference games.