Today's Sports

  • Corydon outswims Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Corydon won seven of the 11 events to beat Tell City 91-74 in girls swimming Tuesday.
    Taylor Kratzer, Samantha Stephens and Sydney Burton each won one individual event and a relay for Tell City.
    They teamed with Brenna Franzman to win the 400-yard freestyle relay in 4:53.23.
    In the closest race of the meet Burton won the 100 breaststroke in 1:28.84, edging teammate Shay Brager by 32-hundredths of a second.
    Stephens won the 100 backstroke in 1:22.71 and Kratzer took the 500 free in 6:42.33.

  • Aces pass Bulldogs late

    CANNELTON—Cloverport overcame a four-point deficit in the last 20 seconds to beat Cannelton 60-56 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    “We had a couple of bad turnovers and they tied it,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “Then we had to foul towards the end and they hit their free throws.
    “We had a really good third quarter. And Nicole (Harris) shot well in the first half - she hit a couple of threes.”
    But Cloverport had a strong fourth quarter, outscoring the Bulldogs 24-14.

  • Senators subdue Commodores

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Perry Central hit only 29.8 percent from the field and committed 26 turnovers in a 67-38 PLAC girls basketball loss to West Washington Monday.
    The Senators used a 1-2-1-1 full-court press early “and we had problems with it,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “I thought Crawford County was a lot faster than they were, and we handled Crawford’s press pretty well.”
    The Commodores fell behind 15-2 in the first quarter, going 1 for 8 from the field.

  • Tell City 1-1 Saturday

    TELL CITY—David Teague, Trey Mucker and Kyle Hagedorn each went 2-0 as Tell City went 1-1 in wrestling Saturday.
    The Marksmen lost to Providence 33-19 but bounced back to beat Corydon 39-24.
    Hagedorn dominated in the 182-pound weight class, pinning Corydon’s Brendan Ayers in just 37 seconds and winning a 15-3 major decision over Providence’s Jenson Tate.
    “Once again, I’m really impressed with how Hagedorn has really turned up his intensity and focus this year,” said Tell City Coach Neal Stahly.

  • 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...

    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...

    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...

    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.