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Today's News

  • TC girls 2nd in tri-meet

    TELL CITY—Taylor Kratzer won one individual event and a relay as Tell City placed second in a girls triangular swim meet Wednesday.
    South Spencer won with 106 points. Tell City scored 94 and Evansville Day 18.
    Kratzer won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:28.32 and teammate Brenna Franzman placed second in 2:31.83.
    Kratzer teamed with Sydney Robbins, Brea Haller and Arianna Warf to win the 200 free relay in 2:06.67.
    Warf placed second in the 200 individual medley in 2:53.79 and in the 100 free in 1:07.55.

  • TC boys outswim 2 more opponents

    TELL CITY—Drew Ettensohn, Seth Vaquero and Neal Hollinden each won two individual events to lead Tell City to victory in a boys triangular swim meet Wednesday.
    Tell City scored 129 points, South Spencer 26, and Evansville Day 15.
    Ettensohn won the 50-yard freestyle in 24.96 seconds and the 100 butterfly in 1:00.60.
    Vaquero won the 200 free in 2:06.14 and the 500 free in 5:45.44.
    Hollinden won the 100 backstroke in 1:05.68 and the 200 individual medley in 2:25.48.
    Those three teamed with Sam Rogers to win the 400 free relay in 4:03.48.

  • Hancock County holds off Tell City late

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Hancock County hit 52.9 percent from the field to beat Tell City 55-52 in boys basketball Friday.
    “They’re one of the best teams we’ve played - they’re 14-1 for a reason,” said Tell City Coach Matt Lynch. “The way they shot and played tonight, they were the best team we’ve played for sure.
    “That’s the first time we’ve been outrebounded (the Hornets won the board battle 26-18) all season.

  • Knights of Columbus free-throw contest Jan. 15

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Knights of Columbus will sponsor their annual free-throw shooting contest for all Perry County boys and girls ages 9-14 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, at Tell City High School’s Bryan Taylor Arena.
    Doors will open at noon. There is no entry fee. Registration forms are available at all Perry County schools or may be filled out at the contest.
    A first-place trophy will be awarded in each gender for each age. Winners will also get to advance to the district competition.
    If there are any questions call Brian Zoll at 812-719-2402.

  • Theo for president?

    The biggest national sports story of 2016 was the Chicago Cubs’ winning the World Series for the first time in 108 years.
    The biggest national news story of the year was Donald Trump’s being elected president of the United States.
    Perhaps those two stories could intersect in the future, as the Democratic Party would be wise to draft Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein to run against Trump in 2020.

  • Hot Aces beat Bulldogs

    CLOVERPORT, Ky.—Cloverport hit 51.2 percent from the field to defeat Cannelton 55-36 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    Cannelton was cold at the other end, hitting only 30.0 percent from the field.
    “We handled their press and got all the shots we wanted,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We just couldn’t finish our shots. We got good looks.”
    Usually good free-throw shooters, the Bulldogs also struggled at the line, hitting only 6 of 14 for 42.9 percent.

  • Paoli outshoots Perry Central girls

    LEOPOLD—Paoli used three-point shooting and offensive rebounding to build a 39-25 halftime lead and beat Perry Central 72-52 in PLAC girls basketball Tuesday.
    “They hit 4 of 13 three-point shots in the first half, and of the nine they missed I think they got the offensive rebound on every single one,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “We didn’t block out very well in our zone (which the Com-modores played most of the first half).”

  • Aces’ inside game subdues Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CLOVERPORT, Ky.—“A lot of offensive rebounds and too many points in the paint.”
    That was the way Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder summed up Cloverport’s method of beating his team 71-57 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    Cloverport outrebounded Cannelton 53-30 and hit 23 shots from within 6 feet of the basket.
    “They run their stuff well offensively and defensively,” said Snyder. “They’re coached well and they listen well.

  • Oaths of Office
  • New webmaster on the job at the Hoosier National Forest

    BEDFORD – Chase Martin is the new webmaster for the Hoosier National Forest and several other national forests in the Forest Service’s Eastern Region. His office is located in Bedford, but he will manage external and internal websites for national forests in Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois as well as the National Tallgrass Prairie in Illinois.