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Today's News

  • Original Commodores were road Warriors

    Every other year Perry Central’s boys basketball team has to make long road trips on consecutive nights for Patoka Lake Athletic Conference games at Orleans and Mitchell on the same weekend.
    But if players or fans think that is tough, they should have to experience what Perry Central’s first boys basketball team had to endure: 88 consecutive road games.

  • Friday games postponed

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    PERRY COUNTY—All three basketball games involving Perry County teams Friday were postponed due to an ice storm that hit the county.
    Perry Central’s home boys basketball game with Crawford County has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 12, with the JV game starting at 5:30 p.m. and the varsity at 7 p.m.
    Perry Central had been scheduled to have its homecoming ceremonies during the Crawford County game but moved them to the Lanesville game Saturday, Jan. 26.

  • UPDATE - County cancels state of emergency

    County officials canceled just before 2 p.m. a state of emergency declared this morning.

    Original posting:

    Perry County was placed under a state of emergency shortly after 10 a.m. Friday due to icy roads.

  • Tell City 9th in PAC wrestling

    LINCOLN CITY—Aubrey Craig and Mason Waninger placed third in their weight classes but Tell City finished ninth in the nine-team PAC wrestling tourney Saturday.
    Heritage Hills repeated as team champion with 220.5 points. Tell City scored 78.
    Craig, in the 106-pound weight class, and Waninger at 113 each went 3-1 with one pin.
    Craig lost a 3-2 decision to eventual champion Logan Dilbeck of Gibson Southern in the second round.

  • Patient Lions snare Bulldogs

    BLOOMINGTON—Lighthouse Christian’s patient offense resulted in a lot of layups in the Lions’ 54-44 girls basketball win over Cannelton Saturday.
    “They were really patient on offense and made us work (on defense) and we gave up a lot of easy baskets,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We had no help defense whatsoever.”
    At the other end the Bulldogs “missed a lot of 10- to 12-foot shots,” said Garrett.

  • Tell City girls 3rd in PAC

    LYNNVILLE—Loren Braunecker and Charissa Lahee each placed second in an individual event and a relay to lead Tell City to third place in the seven-team PAC girls swim meet Saturday.
    Heritage Hills repeated as champion with 369 points. Tell City scored 198.
    Braunecker took second in the 500-yard freestyle in 6:01.14 and Lahee was second in the 50 free in 27.14 seconds.
    They teamed with Derrian Zabel and Bailey Powell to place second in the 200 free relay in 1:55.56.
    Braunecker was third in the 200 free in 2:11.80 and Powell was fourth in 2:23.39.

  • Hayes leads Tell City past Vikings

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes scored 15 points in the fourth quarter as Tell City defeated North Posey 39-32 in PAC girls basketball Saturday.
    Tell City led 22-19 entering the final quarter but worked the ball inside to the 6-foot Hayes consistently that period.
    Hayes made two field goals and 11 of 12 free throws in the period as she finished with 24 points.
    For the game she hit 6 of 8 from the field and 12 of 14 free throws.

  • Wolfpack tops Tell City

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Tell City was hurt by 27 turnovers and poor shooting in a 60-33 boys basketball loss to Crawford County Saturday.
    Tell City Coach Brent Owen said, “Crawford County played solid defense. We knew what they were going to do—play a 1-3-1 zone. We were prepared for it (but) our execution tonight was the worst all season.

  • Cannelton holds off Lighthouse Christian

    BLOOMINGTON—A quick start and Brandon Cook’s 37 points helped Cannelton hold off Lighthouse Christian 77-73 in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Bulldogs jumped to a 23-13 lead but were tied 34-34 at halftime after two of their starters got into foul trouble in the second quarter.
    They built their lead back to double digits in the fourth quarter.

  • PC shoots, rebounds well to beat Mitchell

    MITCHELL—Perry Central hit 59.7 percent from the field in crushing Mitchell 86-36 in PLAC boys basketball Saturday.
    The Commodores scored several baskets on rebound shots, outrebounding Mitchell 39-14 overall.
    But they also hit well from outside, including 6 of 9 from three-point range.
    Derek Thomas led the balanced Commodore attack with 17 points. Tanner Cassidy added 16 as he made all seven of his shots from the field, including two three-pointers.
    Colten Hedinger was also perfect from the field as he scored 10 points.