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Today's News

  • Perry Central foe prefers running

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—Perry Central will have to stop Crawford County’s running game when the two meet in PLAC football Friday at 7 p.m.
    New Wolfpack coach Alan Hess, a Tell City graduate, “has been trying to develop their running game,” said Perry Central Coach Mike Spencer. “You can tell they’re working hard at it.
    “They will throw, but they’re not going to make their living throwing the ball. They prefer to run.”

  • PC 2nd in own tourney

    LEOPOLD—Ashley Gengelbach made 30 kills as Perry Central placed second in its four-team volleyball tip-off tourney Saturday.
    Perry Central beat Princeton 25-19, 25-14 and Northeast Dubois 25-15, 19-25, 19-17 but lost to Southridge 25-17, 25-12.
    Southridge finished undefeated to win the tourney.
    Gengelbach made nine kills and Hannah Harpenau added four against Princeton.
    Grace James had 13 assists. Sydney Goffinet served four aces.

  • Perry Central girls 2nd, boys 3rd in invitational

    BOONVILLE—Perry Central placed six runners in the top 35 as it finished second among 13 teams in the Pioneer Invitational girls cross country meet Saturday.
    The Commodores placed third among 14 complete teams in the boys race despite their usual top runner, Alex Newton, being slowed by cramping.
    Tell City took sixth in the boys race and ninth in the girls race.
    Perry Central freshman Aaron Pierrard placed seventh in the boys race in 17:13. Sophomore teammate Bryce Lain was ninth in 17:24.

  • Rangers pass Tell City late

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City shut out Forest Park for the first 57 minutes of boys soccer Tuesday.

  • Hayes leads TC to tourney title

    EVANSVILLE—McKenzie Hayes made 47 kills as Tell City won a six-team volleyball tourney at Harrison Saturday.
    Tell City beat Gibson Southern 25-19, 25-21 and Evansville North 25-19, 25-23 to win its pool and then beat Harrison, the winner of the other pool, 25-23, 25-5 for the title.
    “Our defense was really good this weekend,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “Our serve-receive was a little down, but our defense (receiving hits instead of serves) was strong.”

  • Gengelbach recognized

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  • Tell City’s Ivy Tech marks 30 big years

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s Schweizer Fest week added a day of festivities last month with an evening program and public celebration marking the 30th anniversary of Ivy Tech’s Tell City campus. An Aug. 9 program in City Hall Park honored city officials who worked to bring the local campus to the community three decades ago, as well as those who have and continue to support its presence and programs.

    A plaque was presented to Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing to recognize the city and citizens for supporting higher education.

  • Setting boundaries

    Editor’s Note: This article is part of a regular Hoosier Happenings update on events and programs taking place in the Hoosier National Forest. This installment was provided by Jake Korngable, a surveying assistant.

    With approximately 1,400 miles of property lines in the Hoosier National Forest, it is inevitable that there would be boundary-line issues. Our primary goal is keeping these issues to a minimum.

  • Riverwalk Taster’s Fest set for Sept. 10

    JASPER – The fifth annual Anderson Woods Taster’s Fest is scheduled for 4 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern time Sept. 10 along the Riverwalk in Jasper. The Taster’s Fest features wine and food samples offered by area restaurants and wineries.

  • Crisis Connection distributes books from ‘Power of Youth’

    PERRY COUNTY – Crisis Connection Inc. was the recipient of a grant from Power Of Youth, a program of the Perry County Community Foundation and United Way Of Perry County.

    The Perry County Power of Youth program promotes philanthropy among today’s young people to prepare them to support their communities of tomorrow by giving their time, talent and treasure.  More information is available at www.perrycommunityfoundation.org/power-of-youth.