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Today's News

  • Baseball sectional pairings drawn

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City got the toughest match-up among Perry County teams when the IHSAA drew its baseball sectional pairings Tuesday.
    Tell City will face Mater Dei, ranked No. 3 in the state, in the first round of the seven-team, Class 2A Southridge sectional at Huntingburg League Stadium Wednesday, May 22, at 6:30 p.m. (all times are Perry County times).
    The winner of that game will face Southridge, which drew the first-round bye, in the semifinals 10 a.m. Monday, May 27.

  • Commodores down Wolfpack; Tell City has no team score

    TELL CITY—James Rogier shot a 9-over-par 44 to lead Perry Central past Crawford County 189-201 in boys golf Tuesday.

  • Commodores win PLAC softball title

    LEOPOLD—Brooke Litherland drove in four runs with two triples as Perry Central trounced Orleans 12-0 Monday to win the PLAC girls softball title outright.
    The Commodores beat West Washington 4-1 Saturday to clinch at least a share of the PLAC title. But Orleans, which had lost only to Paoli 2-1, still stood in the way of the Commodores’ first outright conference title.

  • Bulldogs edge Trojans, top Crothersville twice

    CANNELTON—Brandon Cook’s bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the 10th inning gave Cannelton an 8-7 baseball win over Wood Memorial Monday.
    That was the Bulldogs’ third win in a row, raising their record to 8-7. That is their most victories in a season in 17 years, since the 1996 team finished 14-15.
    Jonah Day, Wood Memorial’s third pitcher of the game, gave up four walks in the 10th inning.
    “He threw pretty hard but he was kind of all over the place a little bit,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.

  • Tell City defeats Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City took better advantage of its opponents’ defensive mistakes to beat Perry Central 9-4 in baseball Monday.
    Tell City’s Chris Schaefer and Perry Central’s Anthony Mosby gave strong pitching performances, but there weren’t many other outstanding features in the game.
    Neither team hit the ball really hard, with neither getting an extra-base hit. Five of Tell City’s 10 hits and three of Perry Central’s four were infield hits.

  • Peter wins twice in girls track sectional

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Cathryn Peter won two events to lead Perry Central to fourth place in its 10-team girls track sectional Tuesday.
    Jasper won with 142.5 points, 46.5 ahead of runner-up Forest Park.
    Perry Central scored 87 and Tell City was seventh with 40. Cannelton, with just one girl competing, finished 10th with two points.
    Peter won the 3200-meter run in 12:05.51 and teamed with Megan Thomas, Grace James and Marie Schwartz to win the 3200 relay in 10:09.91.

  • Clayton named Brookshire Moore Superintendent of the Year

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.  – Harvey Clayton, machine superintendent of #2PM at Domtar’s Hawesville, Ky., mill, was presented with the 2013 Brookshire Moore Superintendent of the Year award during the Couch Pit University dinner in April.

  • VU spring Dean’s List released

    VINCENNES – The Vincennes University dean’s list for spring 2013 includes students from the Vincennes campus, Jasper campus, Aviation Technology Center in Indianapolis, military bases, and other extended sites.  

  • Happy birthday, Sue!

    A birthday open house was held May 8 at Oakwood Health Campus for Sue Fiex to celebrate her 80th birthday. Sue celebrated with family and friends attending. Her sister, Mary Thomas, provided an assortment of hors’ devours for all to enjoy.

  • Kleaving studies abroad at University of Evansville’s British campus

    EVANSVILLE – University of Evansville student Blake Kleaving, a resident of rural Tell City, will study abroad this summer at Harlaxton College, UE’s British campus near Grantham, England.

    Kleaving, who is majoring in marketing and finance and minoring in political science, is among 43 UE students who began May 13 at Harlaxton, housed in a 100-room Victorian manor in the English countryside.