Today's Sports

  • Tell City, Perry Central will...

    Last year the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney went with a totally blind draw that resulted in Tell City and Perry Central playing their first-round games at different sites, and they never did meet in the tourney.
    This year’s 11th annual tourney returns to the tradition of having Perry Central and Tell City both play their first two games at Tell City. And this year they will meet in the first round for the first time.

  • Tecumseh nips Tell City girls

    TELL CITY—Bailey Perkins hit two free throws with 3.5 seconds left to lift Tecumseh past Tell City 44-43 in PAC girls basketball Thursday.
    Tell City had a one-point lead but committed a turnover. Tecumseh then worked the ball downcourt and missed a shot, but Perkins grabbed the offensive rebound.
    “We fouled a girl because we didn’t block her out,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.
    Perkins then hit the free throws to put Tecumseh on top.
    Those were Perkins’ first points since she made a three-pointer in the second quarter.

  • Commodores stop Orleans to...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central held Orleans to 23.5 percent field-goal shooting, including 11.1 percent in the second half, to beat the Bulldogs 36-19 in PLAC girls basketball Thursday.
    “We played outstanding defense - it was probably the best defensive performance I’ve seen us play,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume.
    “It was a team effort. We switched on the screens, we talked really well, and we were really aggressive.”

  • Early turnovers sink Commodores

    Sports Correspondent

    FRENCH LICK—Early Perry Central turnovers led to Springs Valley’s 56-46 win in boys PLAC basketball.
    Springs Valley scored the first 11 points, with seven of them coming off turnovers.
    Four of the Blackhawks’ five field goals in that stretch came from within six feet of the basket and the other was a three-pointer.
    Isaac Brown started the run with a two-foot jumper.

  • Bulldogs win in OT on rebound...

    CANNELTON—Caleb Cravens’ rebound basket at the buzzer in overtime gave Cannelton a 64-62 victory over Fox Creek Christian in the first round of the Cannelton Invitational boys basketball tourney Friday.
    Damon Powers, who had a triple-double - double figures in points, rebounds and assists - for Cannelton, had tied the game 62-62 with 40 seconds left in overtime by hitting a three-pointer from the top of the key.

  • Tecumseh’s defense stifles...

    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Tecumseh’s defense gave Tell City shooting and ball-handling problems as the Braves won 57-34 in PAC boys basketball Friday.
    The Marksmen hit only 32.5 percent from the field, including just 1 for 14 from three-point range. They also committed 18 turnovers - 11 in the first half.
    “They wanted it more than we wanted it - it’s as simple as that,” said Tell City Coach Greg Arnold. “We stunk and they played well,

  • Tell City boys outswim Jeeps

    TELL CITY—Stephen Houle won two individual events and a relay as Tell City beat Northeast Dubois 78.5-47.5 in boys swimming Tuesday.
    Houle won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:30.75 and the 500 freestyle in 5:55.04.
    He teamed with Miles Brown, Elliot Reed and Zach Peter to win the 200 medley relay in 2:14.96.
    Reed also won the 100 butterfly in 1:15.69.
    Josh Gaynor scored 132.15 points in diving and Thomas Simpson swam the 100 breaststroke in 1:32.73 for the Marksmen’s other first places.

  • Marksman girls defeat Jeeps

    TELL CITY—Samantha Allen and Sydney Brown each won an individual event and a relay as Tell City beat Northeast Dubois 88-67 in girls swimming Tuesday.
    Northeast Dubois won seven of the 11 events (neither team had a diver), but Tell City used its superior depth to get the victory.
    Allen won the 200-yard individual medley in 3:10.29 and teamed with Brown, Maisy Eckert and Madison Schuetter to win the 400 freestyle relay in 4:50.86.
    Brown also won the 100 backstroke in 1:16.77.

  • New format is better for PSC...

    Since the PSC Holiday Tip-Off girls basketball tourney started nine years ago, it has been a four-team round-robin with Tell City, Perry Central, Heritage Hills and South Spencer.
    But this Saturday’s 10th annual tourney will use a more traditional format with first-round winners meeting in the championship game after first-round losers meeting in the consolation game.
    This new format is better because it means the champion will be decided in the final game.

  • Tell City 4-4 in PAC duals

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Joe Craig and David Teague each went 8-0 to lead Tell City to a tie for fifth place in the nine-team PAC duals wrestling round-robin last weekend.
    Tell City beat South Spencer 48-24, Heritage Hills 51-9, Forest Park 48-15, and Tecumseh 45-24.
    The Marksmen lost to Southridge 48-27, North Posey 45-26, Gibson Southern 46-28 and Pike Central 36-34.
    Craig pinned four of his opponents in the 132-pound weight class and Teague pinned one 120-pound opponent.