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Today's Sports

  • 400 free relay pushes Tell City...

    TELL CITY—The 400-yard freestyle relay, the last event of a swim meet, is becoming clutch for Tell City’s boys team.

  • Mater Dei holds off Perry...

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    EVANSVILLE—Fourth-quarter turnovers hurt Perry Central’s in a 64-57 boys basketball loss to Mater Dei Saturday.
    Mater Dei went to a 1-2-2 half-court trap to slow down the Commodores’ offense. The Wildcats forced 10 Commodore turnovers in the fourth quarter.
    Perry Central trailed by 12, 54-42 with 3:43 left but scored on its next three possessions to make a late run.

  • Tell City hits jumpers to upset...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit four three-pointers in the first 9 1/2 minutes and beat Forest Park 55-53 in PAC boys basketball Saturday.
    The Marksmen had struggled from the perimeter in their first two games, but Trent Arnold and Tretter Lyons each hit a three-pointer as they built a 13-5 first-quarter lead.
    Lyons and Arnold each added another one in the first 1:24 of the second quarter as the Marksmen extended their lead to 19-5.

  • Hot Wolfpack pulls away from...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Crawford County hit 76.2 percent from the field in the second half and 66.7 percent for the game to beat Perry Central 66-46 in PLAC boys basketball Tuesday.
    The Wolfpack, with a taller, stronger frontline, also enjoyed a 28-13 rebounding advantage.
    Despite the Wolfpack’s hitting 12 of 21 from the field in the first half, the Commodores, who hit five three-pointers in that span, trailed by only one point at halftime.

  • Tell City girls 2nd in...

    NEWBURGH—Taylor Kratzer placed third in one individual event and second on a relay to lead Tell City to second place in a girls three-way swim meet Wednesday.
    All three teams swam together but it was scored as two dual meets. Tell City beat Harrison 176-56 but lost to Castle 198-91.
    Kratzer placed third in the 500-yard freestyle in 6:51.79 and teammate Brenna Franzman was fourth in 6:53.28.
    Ariana Warf, Sydney Robbins, Franzman and Kratzer took second in the 200 free relay in 2:08.17.

  • Tell City boys 2nd at Castle

    NEWBURGH—Drew Ettensohn placed second in one event and Tell City earned six third places as it placed second place in a boys three-way swim meet Wednesday.
    All three teams swam together but it was scored as two dual meets. Tell City beat Harrison 175-74 but lost to Castle, which is ranked sixth in the state, 208-64.
    Ettensohn placed second in the 50-yard freestyle in 25.64 seconds.
    Castle took at least the top two places in every other event, including all three relays.

  • Marksmen outwrestle New Albany...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City outscored New Albany in matches actually wrestled but lost to the Bulldogs 48-34 in wrestling Wednesday.
    Tell City forfeited in six of the 14 weight classes and New Albany forfeited in one, so the Bulldogs received a net gain of 30 points on forfeits.
    In matches actually wrestled David Teague in the 132-pound weight class, Trey Mucker at 145, Steven Wheatley at 170, and Kyle Hagedorn at 182 earned pins for the Marksmen.

  • Wolfpack outshoots Perry Central

    LEOPOLD—Crawford County hit three three-pointers in the second quarter as it outscored Perry Central 19-9 en route to a 62-40 PLAC girls basketball victory Thursday.
    “The second quarter killed us the most,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “We played with them really well in the first quarter and most of the second quarter. Then they ran off five or six points at the end (to go up 32-18).

  • Raiders, Rebels top Tell City

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City’s girls basketball team shot decently Thursday but played poorly in other facets of the game. Friday the Marksmen did pretty well in everything but shooting.
    The result was two road losses, 39-32 to Southridge Thursday and 58-30 to South Central Friday.
    At Southridge “we shot the ball decent, but in the first half we took only 10 shots because of turnovers,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “We did not take care of the basketball.”

  • Flannagan, Kleeman, Wellman...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Three Tell City stars of the 1970s, Mark Flannagan, Chris “Hooker” Kleeman and Mike Wellman, were elected to the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame Wednesday.
    Their induction ceremony will be held Jan. 28 before the Marksmen’s boys basketball game with Springs Valley. They will also be introduced to the crowd at halftime of the game.
    Mark Flannagan
    Flannagan, a 1979 graduate, played tennis, basketball and golf for the Marksmen.