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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Bulldogs’ defense lacking in...

    LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. — Fox Creek Christian School took advantage of inside shots and open jumpers to beat Cannelton 62-47 in boys basketball Friday.
    “Our biggest problem was our defense,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “We gave up too much penetration to the basket and we didn’t close out on shooters.
    “They made six three-pointers in the first half. Then we made an adjustment and they didn’t make any in the second half, but they still scored as many points.

  • Offensive rebounds lift Raiders...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge scored 16 points off offensive rebounds, including 12 in the second half, to defeat Tell City 59-39 in PAC boys basketball Friday.
    “We didn’t box out in the second half - it’s as simple as that,” said Tell City Coach Greg Arnold. “And we didn’t get the 50-50 balls we talked about at halftime.

  • Trojans top Perry Central

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Wood Memorial’s quick ball movement and height advantage helped the Trojans beat Perry Central 62-49 in boys basketball Friday.
    Perry Central trailed by nine starting the third quarter. Lane Lynch made a three-pointer from the top of the key to pull the Perry Central within six at 28-22 with 7:28 left.
    Wood Memorial’s Tristen Vickers scored 12 of the Trojans’ 18 points in that quarter. He scored 10 in a 3:38 span for all the Trojans’ scoring in that stretch.

  • Corydon outswims Tell City girls

    TELL CITY—Tell City won the 400-yard freestyle but Corydon won the other 10 events to beat the Marksmen 104-62 in girls swimming Tuesday.
    Sydney Brown, Samantha Allen, Madilyn Hoskinson and Madison Schuetter swam the 400 free relay in 4:50.75 to beat Corydon by nearly nine seconds.
    Brown placed second in the 100 backstroke in 1:18.62 and Hoskinson took third in 1:32.32.
    Taylor Kratzer placed second in two individual events for the Marksmen, swimming the 200 free in 2:31.78 and the 500 free in 6:47.98.