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Today's News

  • 12-run inning lifts Senators past PC

    CAMPBELLSBURG - Trailing 9-4, West Washington erupted for 12 runs in the fourth inning to beat Perry Central 16-12 in PLAC girls softball Wednesday.

    The Senators had only four hits that inning but also took advantage of a hit batsman and five Perry Central errors that inning - most of them on throws.

    "We just handed this one away," said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson. "Our throwing mechanics have to get better.

    "We're young and we got rattled, and for whatever reason we couldn't turn off the scoring."

    Gibson noted the Commodores have improved on offense, though.

  • PC girls 4th at Southridge

    HUNTINGBURG - Alie Schroeder won the shot put to lead Perry Central to fourth place in the eight-team Southridge invitational girls track meet Thursday.

    Southridge won with 167 1/2 points. Perry Central scored 60.

    Schroeder won the shot put with a 36-foot-3 throw and teammate Kylee James placed third at 32-61?2.

    The Commodores also took two of the top four places in the 3200-meter run. Lavina Schwartz was third in 13:01.0 and Audra Gehlhausen fourth in 13:01.56.

    Schwartz placed sixth in the 1600 in 6:02.5.

  • Jeeps beat Commodores

    LEOPOLD - Sectional favorite Northeast Dubois won 10 of 16 events to beat Perry Central 95-69 in boys track Thursday.

    Cannelton also competed and scored three points on T.J. James' 115-foot-2 second-place discus throw.

    Nick Huber won three events for Perry Central.

    He ran the 110-meter high hurdles in 14.91 seconds and the 300 intermediate hurdles in 39.15.

    He cleared 6 feet, 4 inches to win the high jump.

    He did not run the 1600 relay, as a calf muscle he strained earlier in the season "started hurting a little bit," said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett.

  • Avallone, Kessinger lead Tell City to 2nd in invitational

    MOUNT VERNON - Zach Avallone and Kyle Kessinger each won one event to lead Tell City to second place in the nine-team Mount Vernon boys track invitational Friday.

    Castle romped to victory with 164 points. Tell City scored 84.

    "In nearly every event Castle had someone phenomenal and we had someone equally as good," said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden. "But because of their numbers (Castle is the largest school in Southwestern Indiana with an enrollment more than three times that of Tell City) they had a second person in each event almost as good as their first one."

  • Titans, Hornets top Tell City

    TELL CITY - Gibson Southern pounded out 18 hits, including five doubles and a home run, to beat Tell City 10-1 in PAC girls softball Thursday.

    The Titans scored in six of the seven innings as they hit the ball hard throughout their lineup.

    "They hit the ball hard and they hit it where we weren't," said Tell City Coach Dusty Beard.

    Christin Overton went 4 for 5 with five RBIs and Felicia Virden, their No. 8 hitter, drove in three runs with a single and a homer over the left-field fence.

  • Benham, Wolfpack slug Bulldogs

    CANNELTON - Bo Benham hit for the cycle as Crawford County beat Cannelton 11-0 in baseball Wednesday.

    The Wolfpack's Richard Edwards pitched a one-hitter, striking out 10 and walking two.

    Justin Dooley led off the bottom of the fifth inning for Cannelton with a double.

    But a strikeout, a ground out and a strikeout followed, stranding him at second and ending the game by the 10-run rule.

    Ethan Herzog pitched the first three innings for Cannelton to take the loss and Tyler Aud pitched the last two innings. They each struck out two and walked none.

  • Eagles, Trojans defeat PC

    LEOPOLD - Lanesville scored 10 runs in the fourth inning to beat Perry Central 15-8 in baseball Wednesday.

    The Eagles had seven hits, drew four walks and took advantage of one Perry Central error (the Commo-dores' only error of the game) in that big inning.

    The last seven runs of the inning were unearned because of the error.

    The Eagles outhit Perry Central 18-11 for the game, getting four doubles. "They were aggressive at the plate," said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume.

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  • Courthouse open Saturday for absentee voting

    TELL CITY - The county courthouse will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday for absentee balloting. Normal weekday absentee-balloting hours are 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.

    Balloting continues until 6 p.m. Wednesday.

    Absentee balloting ends at noon Monday, May 5. For more information on voting issues, call 547-3741.

  • Mission group working at Pizza Inn Sunday

    TELL CITY - The Tell City Mission Group will be busing tables, serving beverages and doing dishes from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Pizza Inn in Tell City. The group is raising money to for a mission trip to New Orleans.