Today's News

  • Forfeits help New Albany top Tell City

    TELL CITY—Tell City won five of eight matches actually wrestled but gave up four forfeits and lost to New Albany 37-34 Tuesday.
    New Albany forfeited just two matches, so it gained 12 points in the forfeits.
    “We beat them head to head,” noted Tell City Coach Joe Litherland. “Unfortu-nately we gave them 12 points and they beat us by three.
    “We only gave up one pin, which was good. We had 10 takedowns and they only had one.

  • Tell City alumni night was nice celebration

    Tell City’s alumni basketball game Nov. 26 was the first one in 21 years, since every surviving member of the famed 1973 team gathered to play another group of Marksman alumni Nov. 17, 1990.

  • Wolfpack nips PC girls

    MARENGO—Perry Central scored only eight points in the first half and lost to Crawford County 34-31 in PLAC girls basketball Thurs-day.
    “Ashley (Graves, Perry Central’s leading scorer and rebounder) got into foul trouble again (sitting out about 51⁄2 minutes in the first half) and we just weren’t shooting the ball very well,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “Then we had some unforced turnovers.

  • TC girls split games

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Southridge took advantage of Tell City’s turnovers and McKenzie Hayes’ foul trouble to beat the Marksmen 52-31 in PAC girls basketball Thursday.
    Southridge, ranked ninth in the state in Class 2A, missed its first eight field-goal attempts and did not score until center Cassie Wertman hit a free throw with 2:08 left in the first quarter.
    Midway through the second quarter Tell City still led 15-13 behind 13 points by Hayes.

  • Commodores stop Cook’s teammates

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—When Larry Bird played for Indiana State, some opponents decided they couldn’t stop him from scoring but could beat the Sycamores by stopping the rest of the team.

  • Leopold Christmas parade postponed until Dec. 11

    LEOPOLD – Due to rain forecast for Sunday, Leopold’s Christmas parade has been postponed until 1 p.m. Dec. 11. The parade was scheduled for Sunday but Debbie Kelly said the decision was made Friday morning to reschedule the event.

  • Breakfast set for Sunday at St. Boniface Church

    FULDA – St. Boniface Catholic Church’s parish family invites neighbors and friends to a breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, in the church parish center in Fulda.
    The menu will include sausage, biscuits and gravy, cinnamon roll, fruit cup, coffee, milk and juice. Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children (This is a correction from the story published in the Thursday edition of The News).
    Those attending will also be able to visit with Saint Nicholas during the morning.

  • River continues march higher; portions of Indiana 66 closed

    PERRY COUNTY – A flood warning continues for the Ohio River at Tell City. The river was forecast to rise above its 38-foot flood stage by early Thursday and will continue to rise to near 40.1 feet by early Sunday. Additional rises are possible next week.

  • Tell City girls sink Boonville

    BOONVILLE—Tell City won 10 of 11 events to trounce Boonville 105-61 in girls swimming Monday.
    Loren Braunecker, Bailey Malone and Charissa Lahee each won two individual races for the Marksmen.
    Braunecker took the 200-yard freestyle in 2:21.82 and the 500 free in 6:28.88.
    Malone won the 200 individual medley in 2:33.46 and the 100 butterfly in 1:08.15.
    Lahee won two sprints, taking the 50 free in 28.38 seconds and the 100 free in 1:03.04.

  • Wahl named district baseball coach of year

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s Mark Wahl has been named the District O 2011 baseball Coach of the Year in voting by coaches in the district.
    Wahl, 31, will receive the award at the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association’s clinic in January.
    District O covers 19 schools in seven counties.
    In his third year as Tell City’s coach Wahl guided the Marksmen to a 19-7 record and the PAC title, their first conference title in 28 years.
    They were ranked in the top 10 in the state in Class 2A most of the season, rising as high as No. 4.