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Today's News

  • Huntingburg firm to build county jail

    By KEVIN KOELLING

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Craftsman Construction of Huntingburg was selected to build the county’s new jail during a commissioners meeting Wednesday morning.

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  • Cannelton volleyball schedules

    Varsity Volleyball
    August
    14    Perry Central    T    6:00
    16    Lanesville    H    5:30
    23    Orleans    H    5:30
    30    Wood Memorial    H    6:00
    September
      1    Orleans Tourney    T    TBA
      4    Hancock County    H    5:30

  • Tell City 8-year-old all-stars cruise in Ferdinand tourney

    FERDINAND—Tell City’s 8-year-old all-stars won every game by run rule to romp to the championship in a five-team girls softball tourney July 28-29.
    In pool play Tell City beat Pine Ridge 19-7 and the Diamond Divas of Warrick County 17-9.
    Tell City then beat Ireland 15-3 and the Diamond Divas again 10-2 in the single-elimination bracket to win the tourney.
    Valerie Kehl, Kyndall Jordan and Justice Kuster each went 3 for 3 to lead Tell City hitters in the championship game.

  • TC girls golf team inexperienced

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—The good news for Tell  City’s girls golf team is it actually has a team.
    After starting practice with just one girl, the Marksmen now have four, the minimum required for a team score.
    But none of the additions—Makenzie Alvey, Cat Diaz or Autumn Kuster—has played golf before, said Coach Keith Feldpausch.

  • Douglas to play for Oaks

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Oakland City University offered 2012 Perry Central graduate Brad Douglas a scholarship to play golf but landed him without having to use that scholarship.
    The Oaks, an NCAA Division II team that also competes in the National Christian Collegiate Athletic Association, offered Douglas an athletic scholarship that would pay 75 percent of his tuition.

  • Experienced Tell City tennis team looks to move up

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—With five lettermen and a talented group of freshmen, Tell City’s boys tennis team has a good chance to improve on last year’s 7-12 record.
    The Marksmen’s top returnee, senior Anjan Kashyab, has made All-PAC three times and was the top vote-getter on the team last year.
    He finished 12-0 in the regular season before losing to Castle star Brandon Davis in the sectional.
    Kashyab also made all-district and received honorable mention on the coaches’ all-state team.

  • Cannelton volleyball team rebuilding

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Only two of the seven players from Cannelton’s volleyball sectional roster last year return, so it’s not surprising that Bulldog Coach Felicia Myers called this “a rebuilding year.”
    The team again has only seven players and will have only six eligible for Tuesday’s season opener at Perry Central.
    None of the players is taller than 5-foot-7, so the team lacks height and depth as well as experience.

  • PC volleyball team ready to contend for PLAC, sectional

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s volleyball team has improved its record each of the last three years, and Coach Becky Genet expects that improvement to continue this year.
    The Commodores return their top four hitters, their top four blockers, their top three diggers, and their setter from last year’s 16-15 team.
    Seven of the 22 girls on the team lettered last year.

  • Marksmen plan to use ball-control game

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Mike Spencer had great success using a ball-control offense in football, and Don Foerster would like to enjoy similar success with it in soccer.
    The second-year Tell City coach knows his team’s opponents can’t score if they don’t have the ball.
    So the Marksmen are “learning to play possession ball,” Foerster said Thursday. “With the numbers we have, you want to maintain possession of the ball as much as possible.”