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  • Marksmen overpower Rebels for...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert scored a career-high 30 points to propel Tell City past South Spencer 65-53 for third place in the PSC Holiday Tip-off girls basketball tourney Saturday.
    Kohnert hit 12 of 19 shots from the field and 6 of 8 free throws.
    She hit nine shots from within 7 feet of the basket but also made three from 10 to 15 feet.
    She was only 2 for 7 from the field earlier in the day against Perry Central, when she took nearly all of her shots from within 10 feet of the basket.

  • Perry Central tops Tell City in...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central held Tell City to 30.8 percent field-goal shooting to beat the Marksmen 41-29 in the first round of the PSC Holiday Tip-off girls basketball tourney Saturday afternoon.
    Katie Goffinet and Emma Kohnert are Tell City’s top two scorers for the season and Goffinet tied Celina Snyder for the team lead in this game with eight points.
    But Goffinet hit just 3 of 17 from the field and Kohnert 2 of 7.

  • Perry Central 2nd in PSC Tip-off...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central couldn’t stop Heritage Hills center Abby Wahl as she led the Patriots past the Commodores 55-41 for the PSC Holiday Tip-off girls basketball tourney championship Saturday night.
    Wahl, a 6-foot sophomore center, hit 9 of 11 shots from the field as she scored a game-high 20 points.
    She also grabbed a game-high nine rebounds as the Patriots won the board battle 34-23.

  • Perry Central earns first win

    DUBOIS—With only four healthy eighth graders, Perry Central rallied behind strong defense to beat Northeast Dubois 21-19 in eighth grade girls basketball Thursday.
    Kindra Mangel dislocated the little finger on her right hand in pregame warmups and Maddie Gray dislocated her right elbow in the middle of the second quarter.
    “So we were down to four eighth graders pretty fast,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “But some of the seventh graders filled in well.”

  • Marksman junior high girls sweep...

    TELL CITY—Addison Fella had 12 points, five rebounds and four steals as Tell City beat Cannelton 45-19 in eighth grade girls basketball Thursday.
    Fella hit 6 of 6 free throws.
    Camryn Peter, Ava Hilgenhold and Elizabeth Thomas each added 10 points.
    Peter also had eight rebounds, six steals and two assists. Hilgenhold had eight assists, four rebounds and three steals, Mollie Arnold eight rebounds and two assists, and Leann Goffinet two steals.
    Madeline Lindauer led Cannelton with eight points, including two three-point field goals.

  • Bulldogs sweep games with Tell...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Rafe Garrett had 16 points and 19 rebounds as Cannelton beat Tell City 37-28 in eighth grade boys basketball Thursday.
    Despite his rebounding, Tell City won the board battle 35-32. But the Marksmen hurt themselves by hitting only 19.4 percent from the field while Cannelton hit 30.8 percent.

  • 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.