Today's News

  • Wagner Butler’s swim MVP

    INDIANAPOLIS—Freshman Amanda Wagner was named Butler University’s 2012-13 wo-men’s swim team’s Most Valuable Performer at the team’s awards banquet last month.
    Wagner is a 2012 Tell City graduate and is a pre-pharmacy major at Butler.
    During her first season at Butler, she was a member of two record-breaking relay teams.
    Both records, the 200 medley relay and the 400 medley relay, were broken during the Atlantic 10 Conference meet in February. Wagner swan the breaststroke leg on both of them.

  • Goffinet KWC’s female Athlete of Year 2nd time

    OWENSBORO, Ky.—Lauren Goffinet of Tell City was named Kentucky Wesleyan College’s Female Athlete of the Year for the second year in a row at the school’s all-sports awards reception April 26.
    Goffinet, a 2009 graduate of Tell City High School, was a senior guard and the captain of the Panthers’ women’s basketball team. She helped the team to its first Great Lakes Valley Conference East Division championship and its second NCAA Division II tourney bid.

  • Perry Central routs Trojans

    LEOPOLD—Sydney Goffinet hit two home runs to power Perry Central past Wood Memorial 20-0 in girls softball Tuesday.
    Goffinet went 2 for 2 plus two walks and drove in three runs. Her homers gave her five for the season, breaking the school record of four set by Morgan Richardson last year.
    Richardson went 3 for 4 with two triples Tuesday.
    Madison Guillaume added two doubles. Brittany Parker, Ashley Guillaume and Lexi Aders each hit a double and a single, and Autumn Lain also had two hits.

  • Schaefer, Marksmen stop Chargers

    PETERSBURG—Chris Schaefer pitched a four-hitter as Tell City defeated Pike Central 5-1 in PAC baseball Tuesday.
    Schaefer struck out nine and walked none, and his teammates committed only one error.
    “He threw a great game,” said Tell City Coach Jason Wilkerson. He was getting ahead (in the count) with his fastball, and he’s learned to throw his curveball in situations for strikes.
    “I’ve said it before: When we play a clean baseball game and our pitchers throw strikes, we’re a pretty good team.”

  • Tell City 5th in PAC girls meet

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Logan Flannagan placed second in three events to lead Tell City to fifth place in the nine-team PAC girls track meet Tuesday.
    Tell City scored 58 points. Four teams scored over 100, with Gibson Southern winning with 123.5.
    Flannagan turned in her best time of the season in the 100-meter intermediate hurdles, running them in 16.36 seconds. But Gibson Southern star Jordyn Milheiser edged her by 20-hundredths of a second.

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    By Vince Luecke

  • WTE students making pretzels

    The William Tell Developmental Preschool students took a field trip to Tell City Pretzel April 25. The children saw how the pretzels were made and got the chance to fashion their own treats.