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Today's News

  • Labhart makes All-PLAC softball team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central sophomore outfielder Maddie Labhart was named to the All-PLAC softball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Labhart hit .389 in six conference games with eight RBIs and four stolen bases.
    Overall she hit .264 with a .371 on-base percentage and 11 RBIs.
    West Washington led the 15-girl all-conference team with four selections and Paoli was next with three.

  • Myler on All-PLAC baseball team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central senior Ethan Myler was named to the All-PLAC baseball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Myler, who also made the team last year, was one of five repeat selections on the 15-man squad.
    He was listed on the ballot of every coach who was eligible to vote for him (coaches could not vote for their own players).
    Myler, a pitcher/outfielder/first baseman, hit .500 with three stolen bases and three RBIs in conference games.

  • Simpson 15th, Graham 20th in 3200 at state track meet

    BLOOMINGTON—Tell City junior Leo Simpson exceeded his seed by five places as he finished 15th in the 3200-meter run at the boys state track meet Friday.

  • Perry Central’s old track gang breaking up

    The end of a sports season often brings transitions, such as a longtime coach retiring.

  • Perry Central 5th in PLAC golf

    FRENCH LICK—Zach James made all-conference but Perry Central finished fifth among six teams in the PLAC golf tourney Monday.
    Perry Central shot 391. Paoli won with 353.
    James shot 87 to finish seventh individually. The top eight made all-conference.
    James birdied two of the 18 holes.
    Other Perry Central scorers were Coby Aders with 100, Brennan Tucker 101, and Garrett James 103.
    Lain Knieriem was the Commodores’ fifth man with 105.

  • Walks help Northeast Dubois defeat Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    DUBOIS—Cannelton pitchers gave up 14 walks in a 17-2 first-round Class A baseball sectional loss to Northeast Dubois Monday.
    The Bulldogs also hit two batters and threw six wild pitches.
    “You’re not going to beat anybody walking 14 batters - you’re just not going to do it,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “At some point you’ve got to step up and throw strikes.”

  • Memorial Day Tributes
  • TCHS Class of 2017 scholarships

    TELL CITY – The Class of 2017 at Tell City High School earned more than $1.3 million in scholarships and academic honors. Seniors were honored during an honors ceremony May 21 in the high school auditorium.  Awards are listed by scholarship, recipient and, when available, the amount.

    Hughes Owen Memorial Scholarship, Emma Kohnert and David Teague, $5,200 per year, renewable for four years.

    Amos and Jeannete Rippy Memorial Scholarship, Nick Stahly, $2,000 renewable for four years.

  • Hilgenhold graduates from Air Force academy

    TELL CITY – John L. Hilgenhold has graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. The graduate earned a bachelor of science degree and was commissioned as a second lieutenant.   

    The academy is a four-year military institution of higher learning that develops and inspires new air and space leaders with a vision for the future. Its curriculum provides instruction, education, training and experience in academics, military training, physical and athletic conditioning, and spiritual and ethical development to all cadets.

  • Third annual Jubilant Jog June 10

    SANTA CLAUS – The third annual Jubilant Jog 5K Run/Walk will be held June 10, at Yellig Park in Santa Claus. Registration is set to begin at 7 a.m. The race will start at 8 a.m. The cost is free for those under the age of 6, $20 for 13 and older and $15 for ages 6-12.

    All proceeds will go to Aurora House Helping the Homeless. The event is sponsored by Trinity United Church of Christ in Fulda. A drawing will be held following the race for prizes.