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Today's Sports

  • Turnovers hurt Perry Central...

    BY: LARRY GOFFINET
    SPORTS EDITOR EMERITUS
    MARENGO – Perry Central improved in several areas but could not overcome 27 turnovers in a 56-51 boys basketball loss to Crawford County Friday.
    The Commodores trailed only 25-19 at halftime despite committing 16 turnovers in the first half.
    Some, including two five-second violations on inbound passes, were forced by Crawford County’s pressure defense. But several were just careless passes way out of the reach of the intended receivers.

  • Crusaders escape Bulldog...

    BY: KASEY RICHARDSON
    Sports Editor
    CANNELTON – On Friday, the Bulldogs had a matchup game against Columbus Christian losing to the Crusaders, 49-34.
    Caressa Sloss was the leading scorer with 17 points and shot a hot 90 percent from the free throw line.
    Chloe Davis was the leading scorer for the Bulldogs with 10 points. Hannah Price scored 5 points and
    Mackenzie Reed contributed scoring 2 points in the game.

  • Braeden Beard now all-time...

    BY: KASEY RICHARDSON
    SPORTS EDITOR
    TELL CITY – On Saturday, in a rematch game against Crawford County, a corner mid-range jump shot fell from Braeden Beard. That is when the Tell City forward became the all-time leading scorer for the Marksmen.
    Beard has always been an essential scoring factor for the Marksmen basketball team, nearly averaging a double-double for his senior campaign, currently averaging 15.7 ppg and leading the PAC in rebounds with 8.9 .

  • Carman, Marksmen push past...

    BY: Kasey richardson
    SPORTS EDITOR
    TELL CITY – On Tuesday, the Marksmen girls basketball team defeated Springs Valley, 36-35
    Kammie-Jo Hayes was the leading scorer for Tell City with 15 points and 6 rebounds in the narrow Marksmen victory.
    The score was all knotted up at 33-33 with 2:20 left after Hayes swished both free throws at the stripe.

  • TC Wrestlers place 2nd in PAC...

    BY: Kasey richardson
    SPORTS EDITOR
    LINCOLN CITY – On Saturday, Tell City’s wrestling team placed second behind Gibson Southern in the PAC tournament held at Heritage Hills.
    The Marksmen wrestled tremendously as the team, with three individuals taking home weight-class championships.
    Marksmen wrestlers who took home hardware were Cole Gentry for the 106-pound weight class, Trey Mucker for the 138-pound weight class and Kyle Hagendorn at the 195-pound weight class.

  • Tell City boys place 2nd in PAC...

    BY: LARRY GOFFINET
    SPORTS EDITOR EMERITUS
    LYNNVILLE – Josh Gaynor and Elliot Reed each won one event and Drew Ettensohn and Neal Hollinden each placed second in three to lead Tell City to second place in the eight-team PAC boys swim meet Saturday.
    Tell City scored 240 points, 83 more than third-place Tecumseh, despite being the second smallest team with only eight boys competing.
    Heritage Hills won with 324 points.
    This was Tell City’s highest finish in the conference since also placing second in 2013.

  • Marksman girls take first PAC...

    BY: LARRY GOFFINET
    SPORTS EDITOR EMERITUS
    LYNNVILLE – Emma Ettensohn won two individual events and two relays to lead Tell City to the PAC girls swimming title Saturday.
    Tell City won the eight-team meet with 261 points, 23.5 more than runner-up Southridge.
    This was the Marksmen’s first conference title since 2011, when they had two future NCAA Division I swimmers on the team.
    Tell City was seeded first after the swimming preliminary round Thursday.

  • TC Swimmers rock out prelims

    BY: KASEY RICHARDSON
    SPORTS EDITOR
    LYNNEVILLE – On Thursday, the Marksmen swimming team competed in the PAC Swimming and Diving championship, held at Tecumseh High School. In the meet, the top-6 placers in each event advanced to Saturday’s PAC finals.
    Marksmen swimmers who placed top-6 in the meet were, Lily Marion, Mary Hollinden, Emma Ettensohn and Kayla Combs winning the girls 200 medley relay, finishing in 2:02.
    Neal Hollinden, Elliot Reed, Drew Ettensohn and Josh Gaynor came in second for the boys 200 medley with a time of 1:53.

  • Hot Bulldogs shoot down...

    BY: Larry Goffinet
    SPORTS EDITOR EmerItus
    CANNELTON – Cannelton jumped to a 10-0 lead and hit 53.5 percent from the field to beat Washington Catholic 69-53 in boys basketball Friday.
    Rafe Garrett led the Bulldogs with 24 points, 15 rebounds, three blocked shots and three steals.
    He hit 8 of 9 from the field and 7 of 8 free throws to lead the Bulldogs’ efficiency on offense.
    David Reed added 11 points and Dylan Young 10.

  • Mater Dei defeats Tell City 55-...

    BY: MIKE SPRAGUE
    SPORTS CORRESPONDENT
    EVANSVILLE – Tell City’s poor free throw shooting hurt in a 55-52 loss to Mater Dei in boys basketball Friday.
    Tell City’s Braeden Beard missed a three-pointer with 0:11 left. The Marksmen could not come up with the rebound as it went out of bounds with 0:00.1.
    The Marksmen were down six with 0:55 left. Trent Arnold made a three-pointer. Tell City was forced to foul and Mater Dei’s Zach Shoenstein made both of the one and bonus free throws.