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Today's News

  • Dubois boys outswim Marksmen

    DUBOIS—Aaron Vincent won an individual event and relay but Tell City lost to Northeast Dubois 90-67 in boys swimming Tuesday.
    Vincent won the 100-yard backstroke in 1:13.58 and teammate Collin Malone was second in 1:26.14.
    Vincent, Will Roberts, Hunter Sandage and Luke Thomas won the 400 free relay in 4:07.62.
    Malone won the 200 free in 2:28.05.
    Trent Harding won the 500 free in 6:32.09 and placed second in the 100 breaststroke in 1:18.49.
    Sandage took second in the 100 free in 57.06 and Vincent was third in 59.16.

  • Tell City girls sink Jeeps

    DUBOIS—Charissa Lahee and Loren Braunecker each won two individual events and two relays as Tell City trounced Northeast Dubois 108-55 in girls swimming Tuesday.
    Lahee won the 50-yard freestyle in 28.56 seconds and the 100 free in 1:04.60.
    She teamed with Kassi Peter, Bailey Powell and Braunecker to win the 200 free relay in 2:03.91.
    Lahee, Claire Bishop, Powell and Braunecker won the 400 free relay in 4:38.18.
    Braunecker also won the 200 free in 2:17.61 and the 500 free in 6:22.84.

  • Christian Academy holds off Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Cannelton hit only 20.9 percent from the field and 48.4 percent at the free-throw line in a 37-35 girls basketball loss to Christian Academy of Indiana Saturday.
    “We just came out flat and we never did have a good spurt,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    Taylor Lawalin’s leaving the game with a knee injury midway through the third quarter didn’t help the Bulldogs’ cause.

  • Rebels’ zone stops Tell City

    ELIZABETH—Senior forward Bobby Sampson scored 25 points as South Central beat Tell City 74-54 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Sampson scored eight points in the first quarter as the Rebels jumped to a 24-11 lead and added 10 in the second quarter as they increased their lead to 45-22.
    At the other end Tell City had trouble attacking South Central’s 1-3-1 zone defense.
    “We didn’t look to attack it and get the ball in the middle or on the baseline,” said Tell City Coach Brent Owen.

  • Tell City goes 4-1 in own tourney

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City used its advantage in depth over most of the teams to go 4-1 in its own six-team, wrestling round-robin Satur-day.
    The Marksmen beat Wood Memorial 72-12, North Posey 39-33, Mitchell 47-33, and Apollo 37-36 before losing 60-19 to Heritage Hills, which finished the day undefeated.

  • Mater Dei edges Perry Central in 2 OTs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    EVANSVILLE—Center Tyler Walsh scored 28 points, including the tying free throw in regulation, as Mater Dei edged Perry Central 57-56 in double overtime in boys basketball Saturday.
    The game was close all the way, featuring 16 lead changes.
    Perry Central built a 28-24 lead less than two minutes into the third quarter. But the Wildcats answered with a 9-0 run capped by a short left-handed hook shot by the right-handed Walsh.
    Perry Central took a 44-43 lead on a driving shot by Tanner Cassidy with two minutes left in regulation.

  • Sweet Ideas for a Homemade Holiday

    According to a recent survey, 40 percent of consumers plan to spend less this year on holiday gifts. Homemade gifts offer a solution to shrinking your budget without shrinking your gift list, and baked goods continue to be a popular choice. 

  • Gas prices fall nearly five cents

    PERRY COUNTY – Average retail gasoline prices in Indiana have fallen 1.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.35 per gallon Sunday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.34 per gallon, according to gasoline price Web site IndianaGasPrices.com. 

  • Eagle-viewing event set for 11 a.m. Jan. 5

    PATOKA – The 26th Annual Eagle Watch Special Event has been scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern standard time Jan. 5 at the Patoka Lake Visitor Center. 

  • Alter Society quilt winner announced

    SPENCER COUNTY – Congratulations are given to Diana Nix of Tell City, who is the winner of the Altar Society quilt raffle.
    The Rev. Chris Forler drew the winning number at the annual Christmas luncheon Dec. 5 at Bill and Dave’s Smokin’ Pit in Tell City.