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Today's News

  • Marksmen 2-0 in North Harrison tourney

    RAMSEY—McKenzie Hayes made 24 kills and Charissa Lahee had 40 assists as Tell City went 2-0 in North Harrison’s three-team volleyball tourney Saturday.
    Tell City beat Salem 27-25, 25-18 as Hayes made 14 kills and Logan Flannagan added six.
    Hayes also made four blocks (all solos) and Kassidie Hayes added two.
    Lahee had 22 assists.
    Stori Beard made 15 digs and Taylor Benningfield added 10.
    Cassie Bryant served 14 points, including two aces.

  • Southridge snaps Tell City’s PAC win streak

    TELL CITY—Southridge edged Tell City in two long doubles matches to beat the Marksmen 3-2 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.
    The Marksmen slipped to 6-1 in the conference, ending their hopes for an outright PAC title. But they still had a chance to tie for the title Wednesday when they were scheduled to finish a previously postponed match with Gibson Southern, which is undefeated in the conference.
    Southridge’s Ian Mathies and Jason King edged Austin Paulin and Jeff Yeung 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 in No. 1 doubles Tuesday.

  • Gebhard earns master’s degree

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tara Lynn Gebhard, originally of Tell City, graduated from the University of Cincinnati June 9 with a master’s degree in nursing.

  • Harpenau leads Perry Central past Lanesville

    LANESVILLE—Hannah Harpenau made 19 kills and 15 digs as Perry Central beat Lanesville 25-16, 25-16, 19-25, 25-20 in volleyball Monday.
    Ashley Gengelbach added 13 kills and Sydney Goffinet 12. Gengelbach and Grace James each made four blocks.
    James had 34 assists.
    Brittany Parker made 16 digs and James and Jennifer Kemp each added 13 as the Commodores had strong, balanced back-row play.
    Harpenau went 13 for 13 serving with two aces, Parker 22 for 23 with two aces, and Goffinet 14 for 14 with one ace.

  • Marksmen 6th among 25 teams

    MARENGO—Caleb Sherry placed ninth in the junior race to lead Tell City to sixth among 25 teams in Crawford County’s boys cross country invitational Saturday.
    The format featured separate races for each class, with the top 15 in each class receiving medals. Then the top five times from each team—regardless of class—were added together for its team score.
    Tell City’s top five compiled a time of 91 minutes, 2 seconds. Bedford-North Lawrence won with 84:36.
    Tell City was 10th among 19 complete teams in the girls race.

  • Perry Central looks quicker than Trojans

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    OAKLAND CITY—Perry Central will face an offensively challenged football team when the Commodores visit Wood Memorial Friday at 7 p.m.
    The 0-5 Trojans scored 34 points in a 42-34 season-opening loss to Princeton but haven’t scored more than six points in a game since.
    Their defense hasn’t helped them keep games close either, as they’ve given up an average of 49.4 points per game and at least 42 each game.

  • Perry Central royalty

    Samantha Binkley and Logan Dauby were crowned queen and king Sept. 14 at homecoming festivities held before the Perry Central football game against Tell City.

  • Tell City will try to contain Raider runners

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Southridge, a team with a varied running attack, will visit Tell City for a PAC football game Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    Tell City Coach Ryan George said the Raiders have “good” team speed and Daniel Perez, a 5-foot-10, 175-pound senior, is their fastest back.
    Perez, who rushed for 994 yards last year, “is a good running back for them,” said George. “He’ll run inside and outside.”

  • Marksmen outspike Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Tell City had a big advantage in kills as the Marksmen beat Cannelton 25-7, 25-11, 25-6 in volleyball Tuesday.

  • Tell City to chose king, queen at homecoming ceremonies Friday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Senior High School student council will sponsor the 2012 football homecoming exercises, at 6 p.m. Sept. 21 at Legion Field before the Tell City v. Southridge football game.

    Queen candidates:
    Kendall Bennett is the daughter of Steve and Danielle Kirtley. She had participated in softball for four years, chorus for four years, pep club for four years, Advocates Club for three years and cheerleading for two years. She is undecided on her college choice, but she would like to major in special education.