Today's Sports

  • Girls sectional drawings made

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central will get a rematch with Forest Park, and Tell City and Cannelton will likely face stat-ranked teams in their first IHSAA girls basketball sectional games next week.
    Pairings for the 64 sectionals were drawn by the IHSAA Sunday.
    The seven-team Class 2A sectional at Forest Park will start Tuesday with Mater Dei, the defending state champion and ranked No. 1 again this year, taking on 1-19 South Spencer.
    Tell City drew the first-round bye and will face the winner of that game in the semifinals 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8.

  • Osborne, Crawford advance to...

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    NEWBURGH—Two Tell Citians qualified for the regional but none won titles in the 10-team Castle wrestling sectional Saturday.

  • Hayes scores 1,000th point

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    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes scored the 1,000th point of her Tell City varsity girls basketball career Saturday, but the Marksmen lost that game and one Tuesday.
    Tell City Coach John Lyons said his team played well in a 40-31 loss Saturday to Mount Vernon, which is ranked 11th in the state in Class 3A.
    “We were ahead by two (16-14) at halftime and they’re a good team,” Lyons said.

  • Cannelton’s defense scuttles...

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    CANNELTON—Allicyn Garrett had a statistical triple-double and Cannelton played strong defense to crush Cloverport 61-14 in girls basketball Monday.
    Garrett, a senior forward-center, scored a career-high 25 points, grabbed 16 rebounds, and made 10 steals.
    Cannelton forced 38 turnovers overall—27 on steals—and held the Aces to 16.2 percent field-goal shooting.

  • Bulldogs sting Hornets in OT

    MEDORA—Cannelton lost a 10-point lead but came back with strong defense to beat Medora 71-69 in overtime in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Bulldogs led 40-30 in the middle of the third quarter but “we got a little too aggressive” and “took a lot of forced shots,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett.
    Medora took a 57-56 lead on a basket by center Roy Edwards in the closing minutes of the fourth quarter.

  • TC nips Blackhawks on basket at...

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    TELL CITY—Tell City’s Brian Arnold made a three-point shot at the buzzer to defeat Springs Valley 54-53 in boys basketball Saturday.
    With 44 seconds left, Springs Valley’s Sebastian  Baggett made 1 of 2 free throws to give the Blackhawks a 53-51 lead.
    The Marksmen missed their next shot and fouled Baggett with 0:30 left. This time he missed the front end of the one-and-bonus.
    Tell City grabbed the rebound but missed an eight-foot shot.

  • Perry Central holds off...

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    LEOPOLD—After having a 12-point lead wiped out, Perry Central hit clutch shots in the last 8:01 to beat Lanesville 77-62 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Perry Central got off to a hot start and built a 23-11 lead with 0:43 left in the first quarter after consecutive inside baskets by Tanner Cassidy.
    Lanesville chipped away, though, and took a 48-47 lead on a rebound basket by Alex Ansman of his missed free throw with 0:30 left in the third quarter.

  • Tell City takes title in 10-team...

    NEWBURGH—The Tell City Wrestling Club had five individual champions as it won the 10-team Southern Indiana Elementary Wrestling Conference tourney Jan. 20.

  • Original Commodores were road...

    Every other year Perry Central’s boys basketball team has to make long road trips on consecutive nights for Patoka Lake Athletic Conference games at Orleans and Mitchell on the same weekend.
    But if players or fans think that is tough, they should have to experience what Perry Central’s first boys basketball team had to endure: 88 consecutive road games.

  • Friday games postponed

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    PERRY COUNTY—All three basketball games involving Perry County teams Friday were postponed due to an ice storm that hit the county.
    Perry Central’s home boys basketball game with Crawford County has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 12, with the JV game starting at 5:30 p.m. and the varsity at 7 p.m.
    Perry Central had been scheduled to have its homecoming ceremonies during the Crawford County game but moved them to the Lanesville game Saturday, Jan. 26.