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Today's News

  • Tell City rally falls short

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s seventh-inning rally fell short as the Marksmen lost to Wood Memorial 8-6 in softball Wednesday.
    Tell City trailed 8-1 entering the bottom of the seventh but rallied for five runs on a walk, an error and four consecutive hits.
    Carina Kessens led off with a walk and two outs later Hayley Fackler reached base on an error by the third baseman.
    Morgan Schuetter followed with a two-run triple and then scored on a wild pitch.

  • South Spencer girls outrun Tell City

    REO—Emma Kohnert won three events and Alex Blankenship won two but Tell City lost to South Spencer 78-47 in girls track Wednesday.
    Kohnert won the 100-meter high hurdles in 17.60 seconds and the 300 low hurdles in 53.07.
    She also won the long jump at 15 feet, 4 inches and placed second in the high jump at 4 feet, 8 inches.
    Blankenship won the 1600 run in 6:30 and the 3200 in 14:16. Teammate Ashley Scarboro placed third in the 3200 in 16:21.
    Tell City outscored the Rebels 16-2 in the throwing events.

  • Orleans shuts out Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Jacob Pearey had Cannelton’s only hit in a 15-0 baseball loss to Orleans Wednesday.
    Pearey singled in the first inning. He stole second base but was stranded there.
    Orleans pushed 12 runs across in the first inning to take control early.
    “I think we gave them six outs in the first inning,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    Ethan Melton pitched the first two innings for Cannel-ton. He gave up 13 runs but only six were earned.
    He walked five and struck out two.

  • Harrison outhits Marksmen

    EVANSVILLE—Harrison took advantage of 11 hits, eight walks and two hit batsmen to beat Tell City 14-4 in baseball Thursday.
    “We hit a little bit better and we played good defense,” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield. “And we threw strikes at the beginning of the game.
    “But when we threw it over the plate, they hit it. Then we gave them 10 free base runners on top of them being a pretty good hitting team.”
    Tell City pitchers Phillip Kehl, Preston Hendershot and Bryson Naviaux combined to strike out two.

  • Wolfpack tops Commodores

    MARENGO—Perry Central batters struck out 12 times in a 3-1 PLAC baseball loss to Crawford County Thursday.
    “They had a guy who threw pretty well,” said Perry Central Coach Jeremy Edwards. “He had some curveballs and other off-speed stuff we just couldn’t hit.
    “He had us out on our front foot a little bit - we just didn’t make good contact.”
    Ethan Myler, Wyatt Edwards, Luke Bishop and Hunter Sodrel each hit a single to account for the Commodores’ four hits.

  • Sprinkle signs with Trevecca Nazarene

    VINCENNES—Vincennes University sophomore Jordan Sprinkle signed Wednesday to continue her volleyball career with NCAA Division II Trevecca Nazarene, a Nashville, Tenn., university.
    Sprinkle is a middle blocker/opposite hitter from Bristow and played her high school ball for Perry Central.
    She saw action in all 38 matches for the Trailblazers last fall and recorded 134 sets, 90 block assists, 100 solo blocks and only 59 service errors. All of those marks rank in the top 50 in the NJCAA.

  • Marksmen hold off Rebels

    REO—Tell City swept all three places in every individual distance race to beat South Spencer 72-59 in boys track Wednesday.
    Elliot Reed won the 1600-meter run in 5:44 and the 3200 in 12:13.
    Chase Beckort placed second in those races in 5:45.54 and 12:15 and Nate Kaiser was third in both in 5:45.69 and 12:17.
    In the 800 Seth Vaquero won in 2:17.34, Leo Simpson was second in 2:17.54, and Thomas Simpson was third in 2:18.
    Devin Newton, Alec Stahly, Drew Ettensohn and Will Simpson won the 1600 relay in 3:43.54.

  • Perry Central’s girls win triangular meet

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Claire Davis and Payton Emmons each won two individual events to lead Perry Central to victory in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.
    The Commodores scored 80 points, Crawford County 49, and Paoli 29.
    Davis won both throwing events, tossing the shot 33 feet, 4 1/2 inches and the discus 99 feet, 2 inches.
    Emmons won both hurdles races, taking the 100 highs in 16.53 seconds and the 300 lows in 53.48.
    Ryann Lynch won the 800 run in 2:56 and also ran on two winning relays.

  • Commodores gain victory with depth

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—With some of its top athletes sidelined with minor injuries, Perry Central used its depth to win a boys triangular track meet Thursday.
    Perry Central scored 68 points, Paoli 64, and Crawford County 35.
    Perry Central’s top distance runner, Marcus Graham, did not run due to a slight case of plantar fascitis.
    But John Bashor, Greg Baize, Logan Hubert and Chase James still won the 3200-meter relay in 9:09.
    Bashor also won the 800 run in 2:16.

  • Vicki and David Dickenson

    Vicki and David Dickenson of Tell City celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary April 15 with a family dinner celebration. They were married April 11, 1992 at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City. They have a son, Cole Dickenson, 15.

    David is employed at Best Home Furnishings and Vicki is employed at Owensboro Health. Mrs. Dickenson is the former Vicki Sutcliffe.