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Today's News

  • Mullis – Schaeffer

    Aundrea Marie Mullis of Santa Claus and Eric Robert Schaeffer of Birdseye announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Darrell and Marlene Mullis of Santa Claus. She is a 2010 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and a 2010 graduate of Southern Indiana School of Therapeutic Touch.
    She works at the Wellness Center in Huntingburg.
    Mr. Schaeffer is the son of Jeff and Ann Schaeffer of Birdseye. He is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central High School. He works at Mullis Custom Homes in Santa Claus.

  • Jerden – Burris

    Dr. and Mrs. Eric Burris of Tell City announce the engagement of their son, Adam Burris, to Leah Jerden, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Jerden of Bloomington.

    The bride-elect and Mr. Burris are graduates of Indiana University. Mr. Burris is employed with PeopleMatter as an account executive.
    The bride-elect is a communications assistant for Kiawah Island Community Association.
    An October wedding in Charleston, S.C., is planned.

  • Cash Waggner moves to 4-0

    TELL CITY—Natalie Sanders had three hits and Mollie Ingle had four RBIs as Cash Waggner ran its record to 4-0 with a 10-2 age-13-16 girls softball win over Goffinet Homes Wednesday.
    Sanders hit a double and two singles and scored two runs. Ingle had a double, single, walk and RBI grounder.
    Pool player Chelsey Billings also had two hits for Cash Waggner.
    Shannon Bryant and Monica Bartley combined to pitch a one-hitter for Cash Waggner.
    Bryant struck out five and walked two in four innings. Bartley struck out one in pitching a 1-2-3 fifth inning.

  • Waninger shoots 93 in regional

    HENRYVILLE—Tell City sophomore Mason Waninger shot a 93 in the IHSAA boys golf regional at Champions Pointe course Thursday.
    “Obviously he wasn’t real happy with his score, but he didn't play all that bad,” said Tell City Coach Keith Feldpausch. “He hit the ball well most of the day, but he had a few bad holes that hurt him.
    “This regional had a really strong field and it was a good experience for him. I expect him to be back there the next two years and possibly advance farther with the way he has improved his game and I’m sure will continue to improve.

  • Kaebra continues a LaGrange tradition

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—When Heritage Hills senior Kaebra LaGrange signed last month to play volleyball and basketball for Oakland City University, she was continuing a family tradition in more ways than one.
    Her parents, John and Tammy (formerly Nixon) LaGrange, each played a sport for Oakland City—John basketball and Tammy volleyball.
    Kaebra will also be the seventh grandchild of Ovalee and Dorothy LaGrange to play college sports. And several others had opportunities to do so in this athletic family.

  • LaGrange to play two sports at Oakland City

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Staff Writer
    LINCOLN CITY—Heritage Hills’ Kaebra LaGrange will get the rare opportunity to play two sports collegiately after signing last month to play volleyball and basketball for Oakland City University.

    LaGrange, a four-year starter and two-time All-PAC selection on the Patriot volleyball team, said, “I always thought I would just play volleyball.” But she jumped at the chance to participate in both sports when it was presented to her.

  • Age-11-12 girls softball action

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  • Panthers finish with 29 wins

    TELL CITY—The Tell City Panthers compiled a .371 team batting average to end their junior high girls softball season with a 29-6-1 record.
    Coach Maggie Schuetter said she is very proud of the effort the girls displayed this year, beginning with preseason workouts and continuing through the 36-game season.

  • 10-run inning propels Cash Waggner past Legacy

    TELL CITY—A 10-run second inning carried Cash Waggner & Associates past Legacy Financial 13-5 in a battle of undefeated age-13-16 Tell City Girls Softball League teams Monday.
    Leading 1-0 entering the bottom of the second, Cash Waggner sent 16 batters to the plate that inning.
    Four got hits, five walked, and five reached base on outfield errors.
    Brittany Brumfield started the inning with a booming double to deep left-center field and later reached base on an error by the left fielder as she scored twice in the inning.

  • Peter sets school record in girls state track meet

    BLOOMINGTON—Cathryn Peter set a school record but no Perry County athlete scored in the boys and girls state track meets last weekend.
    Peter, a Perry Central senior, finished 23rd among 28 runners as she ran the 3200-meter race in 11:33.10 in the girls state meet Friday.
    That broke Rachael Rayford’s previous school record by 12 seconds.
    Peter was the only Perry County girl to qualify for state this year.
    Perry Central and Tell City each competed in two events in the boys meet Saturday.