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Today's Sports

  • New Albany pins Tell City

    NEW ALBANY—New Albany won 9 of 14 matches to beat Tell City 48-28 in wrestling Tuesday.
    “The score doesn’t show the progress we have made though,” said Tell City Coach Neal Stahly. “David Teague wrestled really well and was able to do some things that typical freshmen don’t at this point in the season.
    “Aubrey Craig has wrestled strong in both of his matches, recording two pins. Mason Waninger looked good against a tough opponent. He gutted out a major decision against his first actual opponent (last week he won by forfeit).

  • Boonville edges Marksman girls

    BOONVILLE—Sydney Brown won two individual events and two relays but Tell City lost to Boonville 84-82 in girls swimming Monday.
    Brown won the 100-yard butterfly in 1:26.66 and the 100 backstroke in 1:16.94.
    She teamed with Madison Schuetter, Claire Bishop and Kassi Peter to win the 200 medley relay in 2:21.49.
    Peter, Derrian Zabel, Bailey Powell and Brown won the 400 free relay in 4:32.76.
    Powell also won the 200 freestyle in 2:27.17 and placed second in the 500 free in 6:56.95.

  • Houle leads Tell City boys past...

    TELL CITY—Freshman Stephen Houle won four events in his first varsity meet as Tell City beat Boonville 75-67 in boys swimming Monday.
    Houle won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:13.75 and the 500 free in 6:22.90.
    He teamed with Aaron Vincent, Luke Thomas and Jacob Mowery to win the 200 free relay in 1:51.56.
    Houle, Collin Malone, Vincent and Trent Harding won the 400 free relay in 4:09.44.
    Tell City won all three relays, as Vincent, Harding, Thomas and Malone took the 200 medley relay in 2:01.54.

  • Raiders nip Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Whitesville Trinity held off Cannelton’s 24-point, fourth-quarter rally to edge the Bulldogs 61-60 in girls basketball Monday.
    The Raiders led by 8-10 points most of the game. But in the closing minutes “we started playing man-to-man, pressured the ball, forced some turnovers, and got some good shots off,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    The Bulldogs had two shots to take the lead in the final seconds. Mikah Hemmings missed an 8-foot jumper, got her own rebound, and missed again with 0:02 left.

  • Perry Central shuts down Eagles

    LANESVILLE—Perry Central held Lanesville to 11.4 percent field-goal shooting to beat the Eagles 47-21 in girls basketball Monday.
    Holding the Eagles to one shot on most possessions helped the Commodores hold them to five field goals, including none in the third quarter.
    “We did a good job defensively of keeping them out of the paint and off the rebounds,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume.
    The Commodores outrebounded the Eagles 41-21, with the Eagles getting only five offensive rebounds compared with 16 for Perry Central.

  • Rebounding propels Tell City...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Brennan Malone had 15 points, 13 rebounds, four assists and three steals as Tell City beat Cannelton 58-45 in a boys basketball season opener Saturday.
    Malone hit 5 of 6 from the field.
    He led the Marksmen in every category but free-throw shooting, where he hit only 5 of 12. But he and Tell City’s other big men hit them in the last 2 1⁄2 minutes when the Bulldogs fouled them to try to get the ball back.

  • Commodores wear down Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central’s defensive pressure gradually wore Tell City down as the Commodores won 67-55 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    Tell City committed only two turnovers in the first quarter and hit 8 of 14 from the field to build a 20-12 lead at the end of that period.
    But the Marksmen committed 16 turnovers and hit only 11 of 30 from the field in the last three quarters.
    “To be honest with you, they wore us down and we made tired turnovers,” said Tell City Coach Brent Owen.

  • Goffinet, Harpenau help South win

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central’s Sydney Goffinet and Hannah Harpenau made Indiana’s South Class 1A-2A senior all-star volleyball team sponsored by the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association.
    Both helped the South beat the North 25-21, 25-23 in their best-of-three match at Perry Meridian High School Nov. 24.

  • Tell City boys team has good...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s boys swim team has some quality swimmers but lacks quantity.
    There have been as many as 10 boys on the team for some preseason practices, but only six have stayed with it.
    One, sophomore Jacob Mowery, is new to the sport. But four are letter winners from last year and the only freshman, Stephen Houle, has been the top boy swimming on Tell City’s age group team for several years.

  • Tell City holds off Chargers

    PETERSBURG—Logan Flannagan had 15 points and eight rebounds as Tell City defeated Pike Central 49-44 in PAC girls basketball Tuesday.
    Flannagan scored eight points in the fourth quarter on two field goals and 2-for-2 free-throw shooting as the Marksmen held off a late challenge from the Chargers.
    For the game she hit 4 of 11 shots from the field and 7 of 8 free throws.
    Kassidie Hayes added nine points, 10 rebounds and five blocked shots despite playing only about half the game due to foul trouble.