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Today's News

  • Poppy Days give back to veterans
  • Overstreet joins staff at Journal Democrat

    ROCKPORT – Brittany Overstreet, who graduated this month from Ball State University, has joined the Journal-Democrat’s staff as a clerk and staff writer.

    Overstreet, 21, earned a bachelor’s degree in photojournalism. While at Ball State, she worked with student media, including the Daily News and Ball Bearings magazine, as a photographer, reporter and writer.

    She was also on an immersive learning staff that created a year- in-review book that covered events throughout the school year.

  • Mucker propels Tell City to 2nd in PAC boys meet

    LINCOLN CITY—Treyton Mucker won two events to lead Tell City to second place in the nine-team PAC junior high boys track meet Saturday.
    Mucker cleared 5 feet, 1 inch in the high jump and ran the 400-meter dash in 57.59 seconds for his blue ribbons.
    Tell City also won both throwing events. Lucas Labhart took the discus with a 124-foot-5 1/2 throw and Jeff Miller won the shot put with a 45-foot-6 1/2 toss.
    Miller, Will Simpson, Mucker and Josh Perry placed second in the 400 relay in 51.36.

  • Cannelton loses 2 games

    CANNELTON—Wood Memorial outhit Cannelton 14-3 to beat the Bulldogs 14-3 in baseball Monday.
    Three batters each had one single for Cannelton.
    Walker Nurrenbern had three hits and Jared Cox hit a home run and a double for Wood Memorial, which scored 10 runs in the second inning.
    Bryce Garrett pitched the first 1 1/3 innings for Cannelton to take the loss. He gave up nine hits and two walks and struck out one.

  • No. 1 Rebels top Tell City

    TELL CITY—Kaylea Horn threw her third no-hitter in two weeks as South Spencer beat Tell City 3-0 in PAC softball Tuesday.
    South Spencer, with all but one player back from last year’s state Class 2A state championship team, is ranked No. 1 again this year and Horn is a big reason why.
    All three of her no-hitters have come against PAC teams, including a perfect game against Heritage Hills last Thursday.
    “We struggled with her speed and her change-up,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter.
    Horn struck out seven and walked three.

  • Marksmen win 2 of 3

    CHARLESTOWN—Reed Goffinet and Nick Smith combined for five of Tell City’s seven hits in a 6-4 rain-shortened baseball win over Charlestown Saturday.
    Those two also combined for three RBIs.
    “Offensively we got the job done in the bottom of the order,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “Reed Goffinet and Nick Smith were huge for us.”
    Hunter Rowe pitched all five innings for Tell City to get the win. He gave up three hits and eight walks and struck out six.

  • Perry Central, Tell City to meet in first-round game

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    INDIANAPOLIS—The good news for Perry County sports fans is Perry Central will play Tell City in the first round of the South Spencer baseball sectional 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 27.
    The bad news for Perry County fans is that is the same night that Perry Central will play Tell City in the softball sectional at Cedar Crest.
    The winner of each of those sectional games is likely to play South Spencer in the next round.

  • PC ties Senators for PLAC crown

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central committed seven errors in a 7-3 PLAC softball loss to West Washington Monday.
    Those two teams thus tied for the conference title, each finishing 5-1 in PLAC games. This is the third year in a row that Perry Central has claimed at least a share of the title.
    The Commodores had hoped to win the title outright. But “we just made way too many errors - we made simple things difficult again,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.

  • Waninger 3rd in PAC tourney

    SANTA CLAUS—Tell City’s Mason Waninger placed third in the PAC boys golf tourney Saturday to make the all-conference team.

  • 11-run first inning helps Tell City coast past Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City scored 11 runs in the first inning and coasted past Perry Central 12-2 in baseball Monday.
    Spenser Deom led off the first inning with a single up the middle and stole second base. One out later, Hunter Rowe beat out an infield hit up the middle.
    Travis Burchett followed with his seventh home run of the season to put the Marksmen up 3-0.
    An error by the third baseman, a walk, and infield hit by Reed Goffinet, and two more walks followed.