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Today's News

  • Tell City has most girls tennis wins since 1998

    TELL CITY—Tell City won all three singles matches and No. 2 doubles to beat Harrison 4-1 in girls tennis Thursday.
    It was Tell City’s first win over the Evansville school since a 3-2 victory in 1998. It raised the Marksmen’s record to 9-4, giving them their most victories since the 1998 team finished 10-6.
    Addie Peter beat Erin Schultz 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 in No. 1 singles and Cassie Bryant edged Kelsey Volkman 7-5, 5-7, 6-3 in No. 2.
    Kelsey Gowers defeated Satsuki Ueno 6-4, 6-4 in No. 3 singles.

  • Raiders top Tell City 4-1

    TELL CITY—Jacob Brewer threw a four-hitter as Southridge beat Tell City 4-1 in PAC baseball Thursday.
    Brewer, a senior left-hander who will pitch for West Virginia University next year, “was on his game tonight and simply beat us,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “He threw four pitches for strikes, commanded the strike zone, and made some great pitches.

  • Softball sectional drawings set

    INDIANAPOLIS—A Perry County team is guaranteed to be in the championship game of the Forest Park softball sectional at Cedar Crest School.
    The IHSAA drew its sectional pairings Tuesday and Tell City and Perry Central drew each other in the bye bracket of the six-team sectional for a 7 p.m. game Wednesday, May 27.
    The winner of that game will be in the championship game 6 p.m. Thursday, May 28.
    The four teams in the other bracket include three ranked in the top 10 in the state in Class 2A.

  • Commodores outhit Mitchell; clinch tie for conference title

    MITCHELL—Perry Central had six batters with two hits apiece as it beat Mitchell 13-4 in PLAC softball Thursday.
    After starting the season 1-7, the Commodores improved to 10-11 overall and 5-0 in the PLAC, clinching at least a tie for the conference title.
    Their only remaining conference game is today against West Washington, which has one conference loss.
    Mitchell finished 4-2 in conference play.

  • Commodores sweep Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Perry Central took advantage of six walks and six Cannelton errors to beat the Bulldogs 12-0 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Thursday.
    The Commodores outhit Cannelton only 7-4 but they committed only one error.
    Perry Central pitcher Ethan Myler did walk six batters, but his defense backed him with two double plays. And he never gave up more than one hit in any inning.

  • PLAC track meets rained out

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central was a fairly heavy favorite to win the PLAC girls track meet again this year, but based on seeds the Commodores were locked in a close battle with Mitchell in the boys meet.
    Could Perry Central pull out a 10th consecutive title? We’ll never know.
    After approximately an hour’s storm delay, as 9 p.m. approached - which was 10 p.m. for every school in the conference but Perry Central - the athletic directors from the conference schools met to make a tough decision.

  • Tell City runners dominate PAC meet

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Despite not scoring in four field events, Tell City used strong performances from its sprinters and distance runners to win the PAC boys track meet Thursday.
    The Marksmen scored 127 points, 30 more than runner-up Forest Park.
    How dominant were Tell City’s runners? They took the top two places in the shortest race, the 100-meter dash, and the longest race, the 3200. They finished in the top two in eight of the 11 running events.

  • Northern long-eared bat now a threatened species

    Editor’s note: This article was provided by Richard Winstead, supervisory wildlife biologist for the Hoosier National Forest.

     

    TELL CITY – On April 2, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published a final rule in the Federal Register designating the northern long-eared bat as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.

  • Derby association will have to pay to move swing set

    By LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor

     

    TELL CITY – If users of Mulzer Park in Derby want to keep a swing set there, the Derby Community Association will have to pay to move it.

    The swing set is currently located in the lower part of the park, close to the Ohio River. The river rises above the bottom of the swing set nearly every year, washing away the sand and other fill materials beneath the swings, and such cushioning is required beneath public swing sets under state law.

  • Court and Police Records; May 18

    Arrests

     

    • Joseph H. Gomez, 29, of 731 Washington St., Troy, May 11, on a warrant for neglect of a dependent.

    He was taken to Perry County Detention Center. Bail was set at $4,505.

    • Ashley V. Renfrow, 24, of 731 Washington St., Troy, May 11, on a warrant for neglect of a dependent.

    She was taken to Perry County Detention Center but was released May 12 after posting $4,505 bail.