Today's News

  • Huber sets Cornell school record

    ITHACA, N.Y.—Perry Central graduate Nick Huber set a Cornell school record in the heptathlon as the Big Red won the Cornell Relays season-opening indoor track meet last weekend.
    Huber, a junior, won the heptathlon in the 25-team meet with 5,370 points. Besides being a school record, that is the best score in the nation so far this season.
    He ran the 60-meter dash in 7.22 seconds, went 22 feet, 51⁄4 inches in the long jump, threw the shot 41 feet, 6 inches and high jumped 6-6 the first day.

  • Pins lacking in TC’s loss to Raiders

    HUNTINGBURG—Kyle Shrubb scored Tell City’s only pin in a 49-24 wrestling loss to Southridge Tuesday.
    “We got in pinning situations but didn’t finish them,” said Tell City Coach Joe Litherland. “We just didn’t wrestle very well.”
    Grant Bolin and Matt Sabelhaus did win by technical fall, and Jessie Lawalin and Dillon Hedinger won major decisions.
    Tell City, 4-6, will host a six-team tourney Saturday at 9 a.m.

    Southridge 49, Tell City 24
    103-Colton Small (SR) pin Jagger Hudson 5-13.

  • Marksmen finish 7th in relay meet

    TELL CITY—Tell City placed fourth in three races and finished seventh in team standings at its own boys swimming relay meet Saturday.
    The Marksmen scored 20 points. Jeffersonville won the meet with 128 points and set four meet records.
    Greg Clayton, Justin Peter, Hunter Sandage and Johnny Ho placed fourth in the 250-yrd freestyle relay in 2:18.35.
    Those same four boys were fourth the 200 free relay in 1:46.83 and the 1,000 free relay in 11:24.34.
    They also took sixth in the 400 free relay in 4:11.57.

  • Wilkerson named PC MVP

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Mikey Wilkerson was named the team’s Most Valuable Player and received six awards at Perry Central’s football awards program Sunday.

  • Perry Central dominates boards to rout Senators

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Perry Central grabbed 23 offensive rebounds as it defeated West Washington 63-32 in PLAC girls basketball Monday.
    Ashley Graves pulled down 12 rebounds and Deidra Dickerson and Katie Schwartz each added 10 as the Commodores dominated the boards at both ends.
    Each of those three got half of her rebounds at the offensive end.
    The second-chance shots helped the Commodores hit 42.4 percent from the field.

  • South Central shoots down Cannelton

    Sports Correspondent

    ELIZABETH—South Central used prolific outside shooting to defeat Cannelton 76-57 in boys basketball Saturday night.
    The Rebels hit 11 three-point shots in the game, including four apiece in the first and third quarters.  They outscored the Bulldogs by 23 points in those two quarters.
    “Defensively, we lost their shooters,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett. “We didn’t want to just let them stand out and shoot, but we were slow on our rotations.”

  • Cannelton hot early but Rebels win 84-51

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Tristan Brown and Jared Lauer keyed a 12-0 South Spencer run that propelled the Rebels past Cannelton 84-51 in boys basketball Tuesday.

  • Rangers use inside game to defeat TC

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Forest Park couldn’t hit from outside but used its size and pressing defense to get enough inside baskets to beat Tell City 63-54 in PAC boys basketball Saturday.

  • Silly Safari returns to library for Dec. 28 visit

    TELL CITY Silly Safari’s Jingle John will visit the Tell City-Perry County Public Library at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28 to present a Christmas show.
    Sami the Reindeer Herder, a show sponsored by the Friends of the Library, will feature animals of the North Pole, including a reindeer.
    Silly Safari shows are informative as well as silly said library staff. Those attending are asked to arrive early to get a seat.
    Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • COLUMN: War and the Christmas Truce

    By JIM ADKINS, Guest Columnist

    World War I began in August of 1914. Tragically, by December, thousands of young men had died and the war was at a stalemate. Trench warfare had begun and countless German and British boys were cold, scared and homesick. The Christmas season only made matters worse as the soldiers reflected on past holiday seasons spent in warm homes amidst loved ones.

    For many, it seemed that things couldn’t get much worse.