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Today's News

  • Cannelton schools’ bond refunding advances

    CANNELTON – Cannelton City Schools is two steps closer to refunding bonds, helping create a ready cash flow for the school system.

    The process of refunding these bonds began in 2015, but is just nearing closure as officials were awaiting lower interest rates, attorney Dave Umpleby told the members. “It’s a pretty reasonable time,” he said.

  • Tell City takes 4th in PAC golf

    SANTA CLAUS—Spencer Fest shot 88 to lead Tell City to fourth place in the nine-team PAC boys golf tourney Saturday.

  • TC falls to Cougars, Rebels

    TELL CITY—Some misplayed balls hurt Tell City in an 11-5 PAC softball loss to South Spencer Tuesday.
    Tell City tied the score 4-4 with three runs in the fourth inning.
    Haley Presley singled and Hayley Fackler and Lizzy Kehl walked to load the bases.
    Chloe Carman’s single drove in two runs, and Kehl scored as Morgan Schuetter reached base on an error by the pitcher.
    South Spencer retook the lead for good, though, with two runs in the top of the fifth on three hits and an error by the right fielder.

  • Perry Central loses 3 softball games

    MITCHELL—Perry Central’s fielding problems helped Mitchell overtake the Commodores late for an 11-10 PLAC softball victory Monday.
    “We were up 10-2 and then we decided to stop doing what was working and let the door open and let Mitchell in by not making the simple plays and not thinking what to do with the ball when it is hit to you,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.

  • Commodores rally in 7th to defeat Senators

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat West Washington 3-2 in PLAC baseball Saturday.
    Ethan Myler walked to start the Commodores’ big inning. He advanced to third base on Gavin Poole’s single.
    After Poole stole second base, Kage Kiplinger singled to score Myler with the tying run.
    Wyatt Edwards then singled to score Poole with the winning run.
    West Washington took a 2-0 lead in the fourth inning but Perry Central finally got on the scoreboard with a run in the bottom of the sixth.

  • Cannelton wins 1 of 4

    CANNELTON—Ethan Melton pitched a three-hitter and Jacob Pearey drove in three runs as Cannelton beat Crothersville 8-5 in the second game of a baseball doubleheader Saturday.
    Melton struck out seven and walked four.
    “Ethan threw real well,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “He pitched ahead quite a bit and mixed his off-speeds in real well. And we made the routine plays behind him.”
    Pearey hit a single and a double to lead the Bulldogs’ four-hit attack.

  • Weedman throws no-hitter, earns Frontier League award

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City graduate Shane Weedman pitched a no-hitter for the Evansville Otters’ professional baseball team Saturday.

  • Tell City 2nd, Perry Central 3rd in triangular

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Colin Noble shot 42 to lead Tell City to second place in a three-team boys golf match Tuesday.
    Crawford County won with 177 strokes. Tell City shot 183 and Perry Central 193.
    Noble parred five of the nine holes as he shot a consistent round.
    He finished just one stroke behind medalist Dalton Pinter of Crawford County.
    Other Tell City scorers were Ethan Maffia with 45,Marcus Fortwendel 47, and Spencer Fest 49.

  • Tell City nips Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tretter Lyons drove in three runs, including the winning one, and Tell City also took advantage of Perry Central pitchers’ wildness to beat the Commodores 6-5 in baseball Monday.
    Perry Central outhit Tell City 11-7 and committed only one error compared with Tell City’s five.
    “Our defense has definitely come around and we had some pretty good hitting today,” said Perry Central Coach Jeremy Edwards.

  • Emmons repeat sectional champ in 100-meter hurdles

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central senior Payton Emmons repeated as champion of the 100-meter high hurdles in the Perry Central girls track sectional Tuesday.
    Tell City finished sixth in team standings with 52 points and Perry Central was seventh with 43 in the 10-team field, which is not as well as either did last year.
    But both did have some strong individual performances.
    Emmons won the 100 hurdles in 16.49 seconds, 25-hundredths of a second faster than her winning time last year.