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  • Santa’s Elves to mail giant postcard to Ripley’s Believe it or Not!

    SANTA CLAUS – Santa’s Elves will mail a giant postcard to Ripley’s Believe it or Not! this December, a recreation of a 1931 postcard that was canceled in Santa Claus, Indiana, and believed to be the largest postcard ever mailed.

    The Elves’ replica postcard is 55-by-102 inches and features an image of the 22-foot-tall Santa Claus Statue on the front. The back of the postcard resembles the 1931 version but features the 2017 Santa Claus postmark.

  • Tell City beats Perry Central twice

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City built an early lead with several transition baskets and beat Perry Central 47-41 in eighth grade boys basketball Thursday.
    The Marksmen jumped ahead 15-4 in the first four minutes.
    Keaton Lloyd finished with 18 points, including two three-point baskets, to lead them in scoring.
    Darius Watkins added 14 points and Aiden Dodson nine.
    “This was Darius’ best game by far,” said Tell City Coach Greg Hollinden. “He really played smart tonight.”

  • Tell City girls 2nd in triangular

    JASPER—Emma Armstrong placed second in two events to lead Tell City to second place in a girls triangular swim meet Thursday.
    Jasper won with 163 points. Tell City scored 63 and Northeast Dubois 61.
    Armstrong took second in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:50.13 and in the 500 free in 6:36.85, both personal records.
    Brea Haller placed second in the 100 butterfly in 1:28.95 and Maddie Rogers was fourth in 1:46.91.
    The Marksmen placed third in both freestyle relays but beat Northeast Dubois in both.

  • Jasper nips Tell City boys by 1 point

    JASPER—Tell City suffered two disqualifications but still lost to Jasper by only one point in boys swimming Thursday.
    Jasper won the triangular meet with 106 points. Tell City scored 105 and Northeast Dubois 60.
    Tell City’s Josh Gaynor won the diving with 191.20 points.
    He teamed with Killian Gaynor, Caleb Malcomson and Thomas Simpson to win the 200-yard freestyle relay in 1:19.38.
    Simpson also won the 100 breaststroke in 1:19.38.

  • Turnovers doom Perry Central in loss to Braves

    LEOPOLD—How does a basketball team outshoot its opponent from the field 66.7 percent to 26.1 percent in the first half and still trail by four points? By committing 22 turnovers in that half.
    That’s what happened to Perry Central’s girls en route to a 54-36 loss to Tecumseh Thursday.
    The Commodores committed 11 turnovers on 15 possessions in each of the first two quarters but scored on three of the other four possessions in each quarter - once on a rebound shot.
    Thus they hit 6 of 9 from the field that half.

  • Jeeps top cold Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Tell City couldn’t hit from the perimeter in a 44-32 girls basketball loss to Northeast Dubois Thursday.

  • Braves bop Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Tecumseh’s half-court defensive pressure and Chris Maffia’s leaving the game with a knee injury were two things that Cannelton boys basketball coach Mike Snyder thought his team didn’t handle well Friday.
    The result was a 64-33 Tecumseh victory.

  • Hot Trojans rip Perry Central

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Wood Memorial hit 10 of 11 shots from the field in the first quarter en route to an 81-48 boys basketball win over Perry Central Friday.
    The Trojans scored the first 12 points of the game. Lathan Falls made two three pointers on back-to-back possessions to start that streak.
    After a Commodore miss, Austin Ireland scored inside.
    Walker Nurrenbern made baskets inside on the Trojans’ next two possessions before Perry Central’s Clay James stopped the run with a two-pointer.

  • Marksmen edge Southridge 53-51

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Braeden Beard hit two free throws with 4.3 seconds left to lift Tell City past Southridge 53-51 in PAC boys basketball Friday.
    The Marksmen never trailed in the game. They built an early 15-4 lead and still led by seven with four minutes left in the game.
    But Southridge went on a 7-0 run to tie the score 51-51 with 1:17 left.
    Freshman forward/guard Colson Montgomery scored five of those points, capping the run with a driving basket and free throw.

  • Hayes makes first-team all-state

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City junior Kammie Jo Hayes was named to the Class 2A volleyball all-state first team by the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association Thursday.