Today's News

  • 92-year-old twins have no plans of separating from monastery in Ferdinand nor each other

    By Candy Neal

    (Jasper) Herald


    Sister Mary Carmel and Sister Mary Carmen Spayd share more than similar names.

    They share the same DNA.

    “Most people get us mixed up. They’ll think I’m her or that she is me,” Sr. Mary Carmen said of her twin sister, Sr. Mary Carmel.

    The 92-year-old twin nuns are used to the mix-up, especially now, since they are almost always together at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

  • Wolfback rips PC early

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central committed 13 turnovers in the first quarter of a 57-27 girls basketball loss to Crawford County Friday.
    “Our first quarter just killed us,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “They ran a man-to-man press and they jump-trapped us. We couldn’t get the ball in and when we got it in we threw it away.”
    The Commodores cut their turnovers to nine for the rest of the game and played good defense after falling behind 23-4 in the first quarter.

  • TC girls romp past Rebels

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City held South Spencer without a field goal the first 7 1/2 minutes and trounced the Rebels 51-27 in PAC girls basketball Wednesday.
    The Marksmen built a 15-3 lead before Averi Myers scored the Rebels’ first field goal on a rebound basket with 22.7 seconds left in the first quarter.
    Kammie Jo Hayes scored eight points and Katie Goffinet five to help the Marksmen build that lead.
    Hayes operated inside and Goffinet hit a three-pointer and scored on a nice drive.

  • Bulldogs pull away from Warriors late

    CANNELTON—Caressa Sloss scored 18 points as Cannelton beat Christian Academy of Indiana 39-30 in girls basketball Thursday.
    Cannelton trailed 21-15 at halftime and the score was tied 24-24 after three quarters.
    But Sloss and Madeline Lindauer each scored five points in the fourth quarter to help the Bulldogs pull away.
    Chloe Davis added three points on 3 of 4 free-throw shooting that quarter.
    “We struggled pretty bad the first half,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “The second half we played much better.

  • Blackhawks bop Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Springs Valley held Cannelton without a field goal in the second quarter en route to beating the Bulldogs 67-37 in boys basketball Friday.
    The Blackhawks outscored the Bulldogs 17-3 that quarter to build a 35-16 halftime lead.
    “We got a lot of good shots,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “If we could hit layups, we’d be playing pretty well.”
    Reserve Dakota Thomas led Cannelton with nine points on 3 of 4 three-point shooting.
    “I think our brightest spot was Dakota Thomas,” said Snyder.

  • Commodores can’t stop Crawford County

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central couldn’t stop Crawford County’s inside game and lost 61-40 in boys basketball Friday.
    Crawford County scored the first four points of the game on a layup and a short jumper by Preston Coleman.
    Perry Central’s Cain Hohne made two  three-pointers early to help the Commodores build their only lead of the game at 8-6 with 4:57 left in the first quarter.

  • Hot Trojans defeat cold Tell City

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit only 16 of 55 shots from the field in a 59-38 boys basketball loss to Wood Memorial Friday.
    “You’re not going to win a whole lot of games against good teams shooting 29 percent from the field and 1 of 8 at the free-throw line,” said Tell City Coach Matt Lynch.
    Wood Memorial hit a modest 42.9 percent from the field overall but made 7 of 15 three-point shots.

  • Tell City overtakes South Spencer late

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit 8 of 11 shots from the field in the fourth quarter to overtake South Spencer for a 66-63 PAC boys basketball victory Wednesday.
    South Spencer had the hot hand early, hitting 4 of 5 three-point shots - some of them from NBA three-point range - to build a 14-5 lead.
    The Rebels still led by nine points at halftime and 45-38 with about a minute left in the third quarter after center Sam Cummings hit their 10th three-pointer of the game.

  • Tell City girls outshoot PC

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit 53.8 percent from the field to beat Perry Central 56-33 in girls basketball Thursday.
    Tell City was 9 for 20 from the field in the first half and Perry Central was 8 for 20 after Claire Davis scored the first basket of the second half to pull the Commodores within six points, 24-18.
    From there Tell City got hot, though, and Perry Central went cold.

  • PC student meets Sen. Lugar