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Today's News

  • Rangers outrebound Tell City for victory

    FERDINAND—For the second time in six days, taller Forest Park’s rebounding proved too much for Tell City, as the Rangers won 55-49 in the first round of their Class 2A girls basketball sectional Tuesday.

    But this time the Marksmen made a game of it.

    Trailing 36-26 with 3:13 left in the third quarter, the Marksmen went on a 9-0 run in the next 2:58 to pull within one point.

    Lauren Goffinet scored seven of those points on a three-point basket, a 10-foot baseline shot and two free throws.

  • Rebounds, FTs help Tell City beat Titans

    TELL CITY—Tell City has lost several boys basketball games this season because its opponent grabbed more rebounds and/or shot free throws better. But Saturday the shoe was on the other foot, as rebounding and free-throw shooting helped the Marksmen beat Gibson Southern 60-50.

    The Marksmen outrebounded the Titans 60-50 as center Jesse Stow grabbed six.

    And the Marksmen hit 12 of 13 free throws while the Titans made only 6 of 16.

    The Marksmen again got good scoring from two of their perimeter players, Andy Chinn with 21 points and Jordan Rhodes with 15.

  • PC beats Rebels in OT

    REO—Perry Central scored eight points in overtime to take a 49-41 win over South Spencer in boys basketball Saturday.

    The Rebels weren’t able to score any points during the four-minute extra period.

    Perry Central Coach Matt Carter was pleased with his team’s effort, crediting the defense and refusal to give up as key parts of the win.

    “Defensively we were as good as we’ve been in a long time,” he said. “They did a great job of defending in the last three minutes.

  • Buldogs top Rappites

    CANNELTON—Three-point shooting and solid defense helped Cannelton overcome New Harmony 61-56 in boys basketball Tuesday.

    The Bulldogs hit 10 for 31 from three-point range while New Harmony made only 5 of 13.

    “I think that was a big key for us, hitting those early three-point shots,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett.

    Garrett also said he was pleased with his team’s man-to-man defense and attempt to dictate the tempo of the game.

  • TC third in sectional

    JASPER—Freshman Amanda Wagner placed second in one individual event and a relay to lead Tell City to third place in the 13-team Jasper girls swim sectional Saturday.

    The Marksmen scored 200 points, just three behind second-place Southridge. Their finish was their highest in 10 years, since they won the sectional at Tell City in 1999.

    Wagner set a personal record as she placed second in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:10.74.

    Bedford-North Lawrence senior Kayla Allen also beat her seed time to win that event in 1:09.99.

  • Three Tell City wrestlers qualify for semistate

    NEWBURGH—Tell City’s Dylan Froehlich, Andy Kast and A.J. Flynn qualified for the IHSAA wrestling semistate with their performances in the Castle regional Saturday.

    Flynn will probably not be able to compete, though, due to a knee injury suffered in the regional.

    Eight wrestlers competed in each weight class in the regional, with the top four qualifying for the semistate.

    Flynn pinned John Hoehn of Mount Vernon in 1:51 in the first round to qualify for the semistate.

  • Bulldogs outrebound Lions

    CANNELTON—Strong rebounding by the entire team carried Cannelton past Rock Creek Academy 55-39 in girls basketball Friday.

    “Defensive rebounds were definitely a plus for us,” said Cannelton Coach Jeff Miller.

    Freshman guard Payton Reed grabbed eight rebounds to lead the Bulldogs.

    Jaci Garrett and Sammie James each added seven rebounds, Brooke Powers six, and Nakaa Myers five.

    Freshman guard Sarah Powers led the Bulldogs with 14 points, including 8 of 14 field-goal shooting. She also made five steals.

  • Perry-Spencer Crop Day Tuesday

    FULDA – The 2009 Perry-Spencer Crop Day will be held Tuesday at the Fulda Sportsman's Club. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. and is hosted by soil and water conservation districts and Purdue Extension Service offices in both counties.

    Dr. Kiersten Wise, a new extension specialist in the Purdue University Botany and Plant Pathology Department, will be the main speaker. She will cover information on using fungicides in corn production.

  • 'Lincoln' auditions set for this weekend

    LINCOLN CITY – Auditions for "Lincoln" will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Civic Theatre Annex, Washington Square Mall, Evansville.

    "Our artistic staff is looking forward to seeing a lot of local talent during the Evansville auditions," said Steve Wright, Lincoln Amphitheatre's executive producer. "We are searching for an energetic cast who can bring Lincoln's Indiana years to life."

  • Hoosiers Helping Hoosiers food drive benefits county

    TELL CITY – Indiana First Lady Cheri Daniels is sponsoring the Hoosiers Helping Hoosiers food drive during the month of February. The Perry County Department of Child Services has placed barrels at Wal-Mart, Noble's IGA, Cash Saver and Save-A-Lot, as well as their office at 316 E. Indiana 66, Tell City, to collect food items.

    The child services department is partnering with the United Way of Perry County and the Perry County Food Coalition to get the food to local food banks.