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Today's Sports

  • Bulldogs get past Eagles

    CANNELTON—Nicole Harris scored 17 points as Cannelton beat Christel House Academy 31-25 in girls basketball Saturday.
    Each team grabbed 25 rebounds and Christel House outshot Cannelton from the field 40.7 percent to 24.4 percent.
    But Cannelton outshot the Eagles at the free-throw line 45.0 percent to 14.3 percent and got there 13 times more than the Eagles.
    Cannelton also committed two fewer turnovers than the Eagles.
    The Bulldogs trailed 14-12 at halftime but outscored the Eagles 13-2 in the third quarter to take control.

  • Mater Dei beats Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central hit only 31.1 percent from the field in a 57-45 boys basketball loss to Mater Dei Saturday.
    “We shot too many jump shots,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter. “We’re not going to consistently make enough 15- to 20-footers to beat a good team. We’ve got to do a better job of not being one-dimensional.

  • Tell City pulls away from South...

    By JOHN HAYES
    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Tell City outscored South Central 17-2 in the fourth quarter Saturday to defeat the Rebels 55-38 in boys basketball.
    The Marksmen used strong man-to-man defense and solid free throw shooting in the final period to ensure the victory after giving up a big first-quarter lead.
    Gant Miller hit 5 of 6 free throws and Hunter Rowe made 3 of 4 from the line in the closing quarter.

  • Bulldogs nip Eagles

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Damon Powers scored the game’s last four points to lift Cannelton past Christel House Academy 55-51 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Cannelton never trailed in the last 15 minutes and built an eight-point lead on Caleb Cravens’ rebound basket with 4:00 left.
    But the Bulldogs missed some free throws down the stretch and Christel House’s Jerome Hilliard hit 1 of 2 free throws with 1:19 left to tie the score 51-51.

  • Marksmen, Commodores split...

    TELL CITY—Austin Snyder scored 13 points and Tell City also hit some three-point shots to beat Perry Central 43-23 in eighth grade boys basketball Thursday.

  • Tell City girls 2nd in triangular

    JASPER—Tell City had more depth than Northeast Dubois and used it to beat the Jeeps for second place in a girls triangular swim meet Thursday.
    Jasper took first and second place in all 12 events and won with 180 points. Tell City scored 75 and Northeast Dubois 54.
    Tell City’s Sydney Burton placed third in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:27.30 and teammate Madison Schuetter placed fourth in 1:32.34.
    Sydney Brown placed third in the 100 backstroke in 1:17.68 and fourth in the 100 butterfly in 1:27.08.

  • Houle leads Tell City to second

    JASPER—Stephen Houle placed second in two events to lead Tell City to second place in a boys triangular swim meet Thursday.
    Jasper won all 12 events to win the meet with 168 points. Tell City scored 80 and Northeast Dubois 40.
    Houle placed second in the 500-yard freestyle in 5:59.34.
    He teamed with Miles Brown, Elliot Reed and Zach Peter to take second in the 200 medley relay in 2:16.22.
    Houle placed third in the 200 individual medley in 2:34.26.

  • Raiders outshoot Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Whitesville Trinity hit 42.9 percent from the field to defeat Cannelton 51-38 in girls basketball Friday.
    Cannelton hit only 23.2 percent from the field.
    “We got good shots - we just couldn’t hit,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    “We anticipated contact when it wasn’t there - we’d ge in too big a hurry.”
    After falling behind 33-15 in the first half, Garrett used part of the second half to experiment with different offenses and defenses.

  • Hot start propels Perry Central...

    LYNNVILLE—Perry Central hit 60.0 percent from the field in the first half and went on to beat Tecumseh 49-36 in girls basketball Thursday.
    The Commodores hit 12 of 20 in that half and grabbed the rebound on five of the eight shots they missed as they built a 27-22 lead.
    Skyly Cummings and Verna Schwartz each scored eight points for Perry Central that half.
    Cummings finished with 18 points on 7 of 8 field-goal shooting and 4 of 5 free throws.

  • Tell City girls overtake Jeeps

    TELL CITY—Tell City improved its shooting as the game went along and beat Northeast Dubois 46-42 in girls basketball Thursday.
    The Marksmen fell behind 11-2 in the first quarter but scored in double figures every other quarter and took control by outscoring the Jeeps 20-9 in the third period.
    “The first quarter we couldn’t hit anything and we had five turnovers even though they played a 3-2 half-court zone - no press,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.
    Emma Kohnert and Celina Snyder led the Marksmen’s comeback.