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Today's News

  • Parker leads Perry Central girls past Cougars

    RAMSEY—Allison Parker won two sprints and the shot put to lead Perry Central past North Harrison 88-43 in girls track Tuesday.
    Parker won the 400-meter dash in 1:09.76 and teamed with Sarah Spires, Skylar Parker and Amber Lindauer to win the 1600 relay in 4:53.03.
    Sprinters usually aren’t successful in the throwing events but Allison Parker also won the shot put with a 29-foot-0 toss.
    Perry Central senior Cathryn Peter won the 3200 run in 12:41.07 and teamed with Jessica Theis, Megan Thomas and Marie Schwartz to win the 3200 relay in 11:20.05.

  • Perry Central rallies to defeat Corydon

    CORYDON—Perry Central scored five runs in the seventh inning to beat Corydon 8-7 in baseball Tuesday.
    The Commodores won despite being outhit 14-9 for the game and having no extra-base hits.
    They had three hits in their big inning, a one-out single by Tanner Cassidy and RBI singles by Austin Linne and Alton Cummings after a walk to Andrew Mosby.

  • Sherry’s four wins propel Tell City past Raiders

    TELL CITY—Caleb Sherry won four events as Tell City crushed Southridge 84-47 in boys track Tuesday.
    Sherry won the 1600-meter run in 4:47.93 and the 800 in 2:08.61 and ran on two winning relays.
    He teamed with Brook Smith, Brandon Gaynor and Donovan Ingle to win the 3200 relay in 8:56 and with Gaynor, Matthew Cole and Logan Smithson to take the 1600 relay in 3:45.09.
    Ingle also won the 3200 run in 10:59.93

  • PC boys outrun Cougars

    RAMSEY—Perry Central won 14 of 16 events to trounce North Harrison 105-26 in boys track Tuesday.
    Austin LeClere won the long jump at 21 feet even and took the 100-meter dash in 11.47 seconds, edging teammate Dacota Schaad by one-hundredth of a second.
    “Both are going to be close to breaking 11 this season (the school record is 11.02),” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett. “I’ve never had two athletes like that before in the sprints.”
    Those two teamed with Jacob Braun and Devin Martin to win the 400 relay in 47.28.

  • Tell City hammers Princeton in season opener

    PRINCETON—Trent Zuelly hit a single, double and triple as Tell City pounded Princeton 18-1 in a baseball season opener Saturday.
    Spenser Beard added a double and drove in three runs. Brian Arnold and Trent Rainey each contributed two of Tell City’s 12 hits.
    Arnold scored three runs.
    The Marksmen also took advantage of six Princeton errors. And the Marksmen stole five bases in six attempts. Reese Miller went 2 for 2 on steal attempts.

  • Tell City holds off Raiders

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City played errorless defense and made the most of its three hits to beat Southridge 4-3 in PAC girls softball Tuesday.
    The Marksmen scored what proved to be the decisive run in the sixth inning without a hit.
    Stori Beard walked, stole second base, went to third on a wild pitch, and scored on Derrian Zabel’s ground out to the second baseman.
    That put the Marksmen up 4-1 and enabled them to withstand two Raider runs in the top of the seventh.

  • Goffinet propels Commodores to 11-1 rout of Springs Valley

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Sydney Goffinet drove in a school-record six runs with a pair of doubles as Perry Central pounded Springs Valley 11-1 in PLAC girls softball Monday.
    Perry Central started the bottom of the first inning with four consecutive hits.
    Morgan Richardson singled to right-center field, Hannah Edwards beat out an infield hit, and Heather Hendricks got a single on a bunt when no one covered first base for the Blackhawks.

  • Celtic song, dance to ring in amphitheater season

    LINCOLN CITY – Lincoln Amphitheatre’s 26th season will kick off this month featuring a Celtic concert and Irish dancers.

  • Junior Achievement needs volunteers in elementary schools

    PERRY COUNTY – Junior Achievement is looking for local businesspeople take JA entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial-literacy programs to third- and fifth-grade classrooms at William Tell and Perry Central elementary schools

  • March Madness at William Tell Elementary

    William Tell Elementary School students and staff cheered for the Indiana Hoosiers during their NCAA tourney run. They donned the university’s colors Thursday as part of IU Day. According to Principal Laura Noble, students were invited to wear the colors of IU or their favorite team. IU fans posed for photos, which will be sent to the university. To the chagrin of the school’s supporters, IU lost Thursday’s game.