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Today's News

  • Riverport, logistics company to promote future rail services

     

    TELL CITY – Dallas, Texas-based TNW Logistic Services LLC formally announced its partnership with the Perry County Port Authority, which will expand economic development opportunities in the Tell City River Port area. The News first announced the prospective deal in February, which will help assess target properties for future development.

  • PC girls 3rd in 3-team meet

    LEOPOLD—Payton Emmons won both hurdles races but Perry Central finished third in a girls triangular track meet Tuesday.
    Southridge won with 78.5 points. South Spencer scored 42 and Perry Central 38.5.
    Emmons won the 300-meter low hurdles in 52.78 seconds and the 100 high hurdles in 16.53.
    Elizabeth Dauby won the 3200 run in 13:54 and teamed with Macey Emmons, Ryann Lynch and Kindra Mangel to win the 3200 relay in 11:10.38.

  • Tell City girls 2nd in tri-meet

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert won three events to lead Tell City to second place in a girls triangular track meet Monday.
    Northeast Dubois won with 74 points. Tell City scored 59 and Tecumseh 33.
    Kohnert won the 100-meter high hurdles in 17.09 seconds, the 300 low hurdles in 52.12, and the high jump at 4 feet, 10 inches.
    Tell City took both throwing events, with Emily Hagedorn tossing the shot 32 feet, 7 inches and Taylor Sumner throwing the discus 92 feet, 1 inch.

  • PC outruns Rebels, Raiders

    LEOPOLD—Marcus Graham won three distance races and Clay James won both hurdles races to help Perry Central win a boys triangular track meet Tuesday.
    Perry Central scored 86.5 points, South Spencer 44.5, and Southridge 35.
    Graham won the 1600-meter run in 4:35 and the 3200 in 9:44 though he was not pushed in either.
    He teamed with John Bashor, Chase James and Logan Hubert to win the 3200 relay in 9:18.
    Chase James also won the 400 dash in 56.13 and teamed with Clay James, Nathian Rogier and Austin Wilkerson to win the 1600 relay in 3:45.

  • Huber wins first college decathlon

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Perry Central graduate Andrew Huber got his first collegiate decathlon win at the Tennessee Relays last weekend.
    Huber, a junior at Indiana University, will graduate from the Kelley School of business this year but he has two years of track and field eligibility as he redshirted his freshman year.
    He was part of IU’s Big Ten Conference championship team for the indoor season as he scored points in the decathlon.

  • Patriots hold off Perry Central

    LINCOLN CITY—Heritage Hills jumped to an 8-1 lead and held on to edge Perry Central 13-12 in softball Saturday.
    “We gave up eight runs in the first due to five errors and four walks, but the girls never gave up and came back thanks to very good offense and some nice defense in the later innings,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.
    “Catie Hauser made a nice 6-3 double play, charging the ball and running through second base and making a nice throw to first base.

  • Cannelton team still building

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton’s softball team has had problems establishing itself, so maybe turning to one of its former players to run it will help.
    Since going 3-12 in 2012, the Bulldogs haven’t won a game. They are on their fourth coach since then and they didn’t even field a team in 2014 due to a lack of numbers.
    Allicyn Garrett, who was a junior shortstop on that 2012 team and later played for Lindsey Wilson College until an injury ended her career, is the Bulldogs’ new coach.

  • Tell City falls to Rebels, Huskies

    REO—Tell City pitchers had control problems in a 15-5 PAC baseball loss to South Spencer Saturday.
    “When you walk 10 batters and give up five errors you aren’t going to beat anyone, let alone a solid South Spencer baseball team,” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield. “We have to start focusing on limiting the free bases.

  • Tell City wins 3-team meet

    TELL CITY—Cameron Kessinger won two individual sprints and Tell City dominated the throwing events to win a boys triangular track meet Monday.
    Tell City scored 89 points, Northeast Dubois 72, and Tecumseh 5.
    Kessinger won the 100-meter dash in 10.95 seconds and the 200 in 22.59.
    Seth Vaquero won the 800 in 2:03 and ran on two winning relays.
    He teamed with Leo Simpson, Chase Beckort and Thomas Simpson to win the 3200 relay in 8:47.
    Devin Newton, Drew Ettensohn, Will Simpson and Vaquero won the 1600 relay in 3:40.56.

  • Commodores rout Cannelton

    CANNELTON—Perry Central scored 18 runs in the fourth inning en route to a 27-0 baseball win over Cannelton Monday.
    “We couldn’t field the ball,” Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett said of Perry Central’s big inning.
    The Bulldogs committed nine errors for the game.
    Kage Kiplinger went 4 for 5 with a double to lead Perry Central’s 15-hit attack.
    Ethan Myler was 3 for 3 with a double and reserve Travis Throgmorton added two hits.
    Kiplinger drove in five runs, Myler four, and Jaron Underhill three.