Today's News

  • Tell City falls to Jeeps, Braves

    TELL CITY—The No. 1 doubles match was close, but Northeast Dubois lost only one game in all the other matches combined as it beat Tell City 5-0 in boys tennis Monday.
    Northeast Dubois’ Cayden Knies and Kaden Quinn held off Austin Groves and Jackson Ramsey 6-3, 7-5 in what Tell City Coach Nick Weyer called “a great match by our No. 1 doubles.”
    Tell City lost 3-2 at Tecumseh Tuesday as having to forfeit in No. 3 singles proved the difference for the Marksmen for the first time this season.

  • Perry Central falls short in tourney

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central went 0-2 in its three-team Tip-off volleyball tourney Saturday, falling to Southridge 25-17, 25-13, 25-18 and to Henryville 25-20, 25-12, 25-7.
    No individual statistics were available, as Perry Central’s video camera didn’t work and its coaching staff was divided into two gymnasiums because the JV tourney was being played at the same time.
    “We didn’t play very well,” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet.
    Henryville went 2-0 to win the tourney.

  • Tell City 2-1 in tourney; falls to Bosse in 5 games

    EVANSVILLE—Emma Kohnert made 26 kills as Tell City went 2-1 in Harrison’s volleyball tourney Saturday.
    Kohnert made nine kills and Brenee Leibering and Emili Stephens each added four as the Marksmen beat Harrison 25-21, 22-25, 15-11.
    Rachel Malone had eight assists, and she and Mary Steen each served eight points. Madison Schuetter served two aces and made 15 digs.
    The Marksmen won despite not making any blocks.
    Evansville North then avenged a season-opening loss by beating Tell City 25-24, 21-25, 15-10.

  • Commodores to visit ‘improved’ Wolfpack

    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—Despite being 0-2, Crawford County, which will host Perry Central in PLAC football Friday at 6:30 p.m., is “much improved.”
    So said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson Monday. And the Wolfpack, who scored 18 points in a loss to West Washington last week, have scored more at this point of the season than any of the last three years.
    “They’ve got some athletes and their kids look stronger than in the past,” said Gibson.

  • South Spencer running game to test Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    REO—Tell City will have to cope with South Spencer’s big offensive line as the Marksmen try to stop the Rebels’ running game in PAC football Friday at 7 p.m.
    “They’ve got quite a bit of size up front,” said Tell City Coach Josh Teague. “Both their guards and their center return from last year, and four out of their five linemen weigh over 230 pounds.
    “Jacob Huff, their left guard, weighs 320 pounds.”

  • Rangers beat Tell City

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Forest Park scored three goals in a 2:16 span to take control and beat Tell City 8-1 in PAC boys soccer Tuesday.
    The Marksmen held Forest Park scoreless for more than 16 minutes. Then their lack of depth - they had only four reserves compared with 10 for Forest Park - seemed to factor in.
    The Rangers scored their first goal with 23:40 left in the first half.

  • Stress-management clinic Sept. 17

    TELL CITY – The Villas at Oakwood will host a stress management with supplements seminar by Cindy Jones of Herbs & Healthcare. The seminar will be Thursday, Sept. 17 at 1 p.m.   at the Villa Clubhouse on the Oakwood Campus grounds, 1143 23rd St. in Tell City. Refreshments will be served. For information call Polly Story at (812) 608-1774.

  • Help rescued horses Sept. 12 at Orscheln’s

    TELL CITY – On Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Horse Rescue South will have rescue horses at Orschlen Farm and Home. Local balloon artist Sheila Rearden will be on hand as will Robin Thomas and Carl Young’s petting zoo with miniature donkeys, a goat and a rabbit. Rescued horses and miniature ponies will be available for adoption.

    Silas Quick will offer mule wagon rides, Tool Man Tim will have a jumping balloon and walking tacos and drinks will be available. The group is selling raffle tickets for walking sticks made by Chris Kleeman.

  • D of I collecting baby items for St. Elizabeth-Coleman

    TELL CITY – The Daughters of Isabella are again collecting baby items for St. Elizabeth-Coleman Pregnancy and Adoption Services in Indianapolis.

    This year they are asking for disposable diapers and clothing to be used for infants. Donors are asked to leave price tags on gifts and not to wrap them.

    Donation boxes will be located in all three church parishes (St. Paul, St. Michael and St. Pius) this week through Tuesday, Oct. 20.

  • Free movie Friday Sept. 25

    FERDINAND – The next free movie Friday with the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will be Sept. 25, with the showing of The Perfect Stranger at 1:30 p.m. Eastern time in St. Gertrude Hall at the monastery.

    Nikki Cominskey is a successful attorney - troubled by the fact that her life isn’t perfect...then one day, a mysterious invitation shows up on her desk that reads,