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  • Tell City hits threes to maul...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—If there were any doubts about Tell City’s shooting slump being over, its performance in Thursday’s 71-18 boys basketball win over Cannelton should have erased them.
    The Marksmen hit 9 of 16 from three-point range in the first three quarters as they built a 58-14 lead.

  • TC edges Vikings in sectional...

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Emma Kohnert had probably the worst shooting game of her career Friday, but she will be remembered for hitting the free throws that gave Tell City a 35-33 win over North Posey in the girls basketball sectional semifinals.
    Tell City, 11-12, was scheduled to play the host team, 16-10 Forest Park, in the championship game Saturday.
    Looking at some of the statistics from Friday’s game, one might wonder how the Marksmen advanced.

  • Bulldog girls defeat Medora

    MEDORA—Caressa Sloss scored nine points in the second quarter as Cannelton outscored Medora 16-4 en route to a 53-32 girls basketball win Saturday.
    Sloss and Nicole Harris each finished with 16 points for Cannelton and Chloe Davis added nine.
    “We got a lot of fast breaks pushing the ball up the floor after (defensive) rebounds,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “They were kind of slow getting back.
    “We played pretty good man-to-man defense - our help defense was pretty good.

  • Teague 3rd in sectional to...

    NEWBURGH—Tell City’s David Teague placed third in the 132-pound weight class at the Castle wrestling sectional Saturday to qualify for the regional.

  • Induction ceremony great for TC...

    Tell City High School’s 14th annual Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday mixed nostalgia with perhaps some inspiration for the current Marksmen.

  • Cannelton falls twice

    MEDORA—Medora held Cannelton without a field goal in overtime to beat the Bulldogs 66-62 in boys basketball Saturday.
    “We didn’t play very well defensively, which is probably the biggest disappointment,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “And we hit only 4 of 16 free throws.
    “We had every opportunity to pull away in that game and we just never did it.”
    Cannelton center Ethan Melton hit a tip-in in the closing seconds of regulation to force overtime. He finished with 13 points and 13 rebounds.

  • Turnovers costly to PC boys

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central committed 23 turnovers - 14 in the second half - of a 56-40 boys basketball loss to Lanesville Saturday.
    Perry Central trailed only 28-23 at halftime but couldn’t generate any consistent offense in the second half.
    “The first half we did some good things, except we had nine turnovers,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter.
    “The second half we had a couple of opportunities right as the half started. We got some good looks but didn’t hit them.”

  • Cold Cannelton falls to Tecumseh

    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Cannelton hit 14.6 percent from the field in a 62-18 first-round girls basketball sectional loss to Tecumseh Tuesday.
    “We never did get in a rhythm on offense,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We had some good, wide open shots - we just couldn’t knock anything down.”
    The Braves played tight defense on Cannelton’s top three scorers, especially senior guard Nicole Harris.

  • Marksmen hold off Springs Valley

    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Tell City overcame a sluggish start to defeat Springs Valley 54-49 in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Blackhawks raced to a 7-0 lead on two field goals in the lane by Chase Crecelius and a three-pointer by Zach Carnes.
    Devon Blake made the first points for the Marksmen on a two-point field goal with 5:33 left in the first quarter.

  • Vikings oust PC girls

    Staff Writer

    FERDINAND—After a sluggish start, North Posey answered with a dominant second quarter to beat Perry Central 54-32 in the first round of the Class 2A girls basketball sectional Tuesday.
    “I was really pleased with how we came out,” Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume said. “The first quarter we executed well and did what we needed to do.”
    The Commodores led much of the first quarter after Claire Davis hit two baskets in the first four minutes to give them a 4-2 lead.