Today's News

  • Marksmen lose three matches

    MOUNT VERNON—Tell City made only two ace serves in an 11-25, 25-19, 15-13 volleyball loss to Vincennes Lincoln Saturday.

    Elizabeth Kohnert led Tell City hitters with 10 kills and two blocks.

    McKenzie Hayes had six kills and nine assists, Josalyn Ress had eight assists, and Hana Reed made 11 digs.

    Tell City also lost to Mount Vernon 25-19, 25-22 despite seven kills by Kohnert.

    Hayes had 10 assists and two blocks and served two aces that match.

    Ress added six assists and Reed made six digs.

  • Tecumseh overpowers Bulldogs

    LYNNVILLE—Cannelton could not stop Tecumseh’s spiking and lost to the Braves 25-5, 25-13, 25-5 in volleyball Tuesday.

    “They’re a lot bigger than we are,” said Cannelton Coach Heather Garrison. “One of their girls is a real big hitter and we had a hard time blocking her.”

    Hannah Baur made eight spikes to lead Cannelton. Jaci Garrett and Leah Mascolo each added five and Sarah Powers made four.

    Powers and Allicyn Garrett each made two kills. Nakaa Myers aided the hitters with 27 sets.

  • Southridge holds off Tell City

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge won No. 2 singles and both doubles matches to beat Tell City 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Friday.

    Tell City’s Anjan Kashyab beat John Veatch 6-4, 6-3 in No. 1 singles.

    The Marksmen also won in No. 3 singles, as Chris Kohnert outlasted Seth Payne 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (7-5).

    Southridge’s Phil Buening beat Greg Hollinden 6-4, 6-3 in No. 2 singles.

    The Raiders won both doubles matches in straight sets.

    Kyle Dischinger and Matt Blesch beat Trent Wheatley and Patrick Hagedorn 6-4, 6-2 in No. 1.

  • Marksmen win tourney in OT

    POSEYVILLE—Christoph Drexler made the final penalty kick as Tell City beat Gibson Southern 5-4 to win North Posey’s junior varsity soccer tourney Saturday.

    Gibson Southern led 2-0 with five minutes left in regulation, but Drexler scored two goals in a three-minute span to tie the game.

    The teams were still tied 2-2 after two overtime periods, necessitating the move to penalty kicks.

    Gibson Southern made two of its five penalty kicks, and Kyli Smithson and A.J. Flynn each made one for Tell City.

  • Aquatic life getting bigger swimming holes

    TELL CITY - Perry County commissioners passed two bids for culvert work to the county's highway superintendent and U.S. Forest Service representatives for review during a regular meeting Sept. 23, then approved the lower offer later in the meeting.

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  • TC band wins contest, Battle of Bands

    TELL CITY - The Tell City Marching Marksmen were warming up for the Evansville North Invitational Saturday when clouds in the area became "pretty funny-looking," their assistant director said.

    "We were told at the end of warm-up to go back to the buses," Natasha Edmondson said. The students sat nearly two hours and watched as three bands left due to rain. The directors who remained - Tell City's and four others - decided to go ahead and perform.

  • Perry Central band takes fourth, third

    LEOPOLD - Weather affected both of their contests Saturday, but the Marching Commodores performed "pretty well," according to Band Director Rob Cason, who said the weekend provided this year's first opportunities to perform their entire show.

    Field conditions at the Castle (High School) Invitational limited the Perry Central Community School band to a standstill performance on the school's track, he said. They earned fourth place and best percussion and pit-crew awards there.

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  • Trail Fees 101: Where does the money go?

    Editor's Note: Information for this article on trail fees in the Hoosier National Forest was provided by Les Wadzinski, the forest's recreation-program manager.

    Why is there a fee for the use of trails in the Hoosier National Forest?