Today's News

  • James’ three blue ribbons lead PC to 2nd in PLAC

    LEOPOLD—Taylor James won both hurdles races and the long jump to lead Perry Central to second place in the PLAC junior high boys track meet Friday.
    James ran the 110-meter hurdles in 17.31 seconds and the 300 hurdles in 46.17.
    He went 16 feet, 3 3/4 inches in the long jump.
    Dylan Hubert threw the discus 122 feet, 10 inches for Perry Central’s other first place.
    Chase James placed second in the 400 dash in 56.15 and Josh Young took second in the 1600 in 5:28.46.
    The Commodores also took second in the 1600 relay in 4:07.62.

  • Baseball, softball postponed

    PERRY COUNTY—Baseball games involving Perry County teams Saturday and baseball and softball games Wednesday were postponed due to rain.
    Tell City’s PAC baseball game at North Posey has been rescheduled for Friday, May 13, at 6 p.m.
    Tell City was originally scheduled to play at Heritage Hills that day, but that was not a conference game as those teams have already met this season. So the second Heritage Hills game will be canceled to make way for the North Posey game.

  • Tell City splits PAC matches

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City won both doubles matches and No. 2 singles to beat Tecumseh 3-2 in PAC girls tennis Monday.
    Baylie Peter cruised past Cierra Brown 6-1, 6-0 in No. 2 singles.
    Amy Hackbarth and Kyra Gentry had to go three sets to dispose of Megan Osborne and Darian Meyer 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 in No. 1 doubles.
    Mary Steen and Kaydi Backer survived a first-set tie-breaker to beat Allie Lochmueller and Bailey Perkins 7-6 (7-5), 6-1 in No. 2 doubles.
    Tecumseh’s Megan Tooley beat Madilyn Hoskinson 7-5, 6-1 in No. 1 singles.

  • PC golf team 2nd twice

    FRENCH LICK—Nic Pierrard tied for medalist honors as Perry Central placed second in a four-team boys golf match Monday.
    Springs Valley won with 166 strokes. Perry Central shot 184, Forest Park 189, and South Central 196.
    Pierrard and Springs Valley’s John Pinnick each shot 38.
    “It was good to see Nic play this well, as he has been struggling lately,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.
    Zach James shot 44, Coby Aders 50, and Eric Schepers 52 to complete the Commodores’ scoring.

  • Braves, Rangers beat No. 9 Tell City

    LYNNVILLE—Tell City is ranked No. 9 in the state in Class 2A softball this week. But that ranking will likely go down after the Marksmen lost PAC road games Monday and Tuesday.
    A lack of hitting was the main culprit for Tell City’s 8-0 loss to Tecumseh Monday and 6-2 loss to Forest Park Tuesday.
    Maddie Duncan pitched a one-hitter for Tecumseh, ranked No. 5 in the state in Class A. She struck out four and walked two.
    Hayley Fackler led off the game with a single for Tell City’s only hit.

  • Kohnert propels TC to 4th in invitational

    RAMSEY—Emma Kohnert won the 100-meter high hurdles and placed in the top four in three other events to lead Tell City to fourth place in North Harrison’s 10-team girls track invitational Friday.
    The Marksmen scored 70 points. Silver Creek won with 159.5.
    Kohnert ran the 100 hurdles in 17.20 seconds in the finals to beat runner-up Alexis Cook of Springs Valley by 39-hundredths of a second.
    Kohnert placed third in the long jump at 14 feet, 4 inches - just three-fourths of an inch behind second place and three inches behind the winner.

  • Tell City boys 3rd in 11-team meet

    RAMSEY—Seth Vaquero won two races and Kevin Yeung won the pole vault to lead Tell City to third place in North Harrison’s 11-team boys track invitational Friday.
    Tell City scored 93 points, just half a point behind second-place Crawford County. Silver Creek won with 140.5 points.
    Vaquero won the 800-meter run in 2:04.61 and teamed with Jackson Ramsey, Devin Newton and Jacob Mowery to win the 1600 relay in 3:42.15.
    Chase Beckort, Nate Kaiser, Elliot Reed and Vaquero placed second in the 3200 relay in 8:58.83.

  • Lasher’s quick complete game leads PC past Paoli

    LEOPOLD—Brandon Lasher pitched a three-hitter and Perry Central made the most of its one hit to beat Paoli 2-1 in baseball Monday.
    “Brandon Lasher had a really good night on the mound,” said Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor. “He only had one walk (to go with three strikeouts) and kept hitters off balance with a good mix of speeds.
    “He was pretty efficient and only threw 75 pitches (54 for strikes) in the complete game.

  • Tell City jumps on Cannelton early

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City scored 12 runs in the first inning en route to a 22-0 baseball win over Cannelton Tuesday.
    The Marksmen had nine hits, drew three walks, and took advantage of two Cannelton errors in their big first inning.
    Reed Goffinet started the inning with a single to left field and Hunter Rowe walked. Both scored on Travis Burchett’s double to right-center.

  • Branchville Correctional Facility recognizes employees of the quarter

    BRANCHVILLE – The Branchville Employee Appreciation Team has announced  Branchville Correctional Facility’s Employees of the Quarter. 

    •  Supervisor of the Quarter, Linda Stone. She is a correctional sergeant at the facility and began her career at Branchville in 2004.

    • Non-Custody Employee of the Quarter: Joanne Flamion.  Mrs. Flamion is a Secretary III at the facility. She began her career at Branchville in 1990.