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Today's News

  • Strong singles play carries Tell City past Tecumseh

    TELL CITY—Tell City won 36 of 37 games in singles and beat Tecumseh 4-1 in PAC girls tennis Monday.
    Addie Peter shut out A.J. Fischer 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles.
    Cassie Bryant beat Ruth Bruce 6-1, 6-0 in No. 2 and Kelsey Gowers blanked Liz Fromm 6-0, 6-0 in No. 3.
    The Marksmen also won in No. 2 doubles, with Amy Hackbarth and Alex Morrow beating Abby Parsley and Alyssa Martin 6-1, 7-5.
    “Emily Olberding was ill and unable to play, but Alex played well in her first doubles match of the season,” said Tell City Coach Nick Weyer.

  • Tell City 4th at Mount Vernon

    MOUNT VERNON—Brennan Malone won the 110-meter high hurdles to lead Tell City to fourth place in Mount Vernon’s eight-team boys track invitational Friday.
    Tell City scored 57 points. Castle won with 134.
    Malone took the high hurdles race in 15.79 seconds. He placed fourth in the 300 intermediate hurdles in 44.47 and teamed with Landon Thomas, Elliott Brown and Matthew Cole to place fourth in the 400 relay in 45.65.
    Brown placed second in the 100 dash in 11.64 and fifth in the 200 in 23.67.

  • Football sectionals won’t have any byes

    The IHSAA announced its sectional alignments Monday for all class sports for the next two years, including the new six-class football system.
    With the addition of the extra class for really large schools, there will be 32 schools in Class 6A, with each playing in a four-team sectional.
    There will be 34 schools in Class 5A and exactly 64 in each of the four smaller classes.
    That means first-round byes, which have been available for area teams in Class A and 2A sectionals in recent years, will no longer exist.

  • Tell City edges Vikings

    TELL CITY—Trent Zuelly went 4 for 4 as Tell City nipped North Posey 7-6 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    Gant Miller, Casey May and C.J. Rowe each added two hits for the Marksmen and Austin Paulin drove in two runs.
    Tell City outhit North Posey 13-7, but the Vikings took advantage of seven walks to build a 5-4 lead with three runs in the top of the fourth inning.
    Freshman left-hander Reed Goffinet entered the game that inning with one out and the bases loaded but escaped further damage.

  • Commodores outhit Cougars

    LEOPOLD—Sydney Goffinet went 4 for 4 as Perry Central beat North Harrison 8-4 in girls softball Tuesday.
    Morgan Richardson added a triple and a single to Perry Central’s 13-hit attack. Hannah Edwards hit a double and a single and Ashley Guillaume had a double.
    Edwards drove in three runs. Richardson, Goffinet and Brittany Parker each drove in two.
    “We were very aggressive at the plate and also ran the bases very well, paying attention where the ball was hit and picking up the base coaches,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.

  • Perry Central edges Paoli in 7th

    PAOLI—Perry Central scored two runs in the seventh inning to beat Paoli 5-4 in baseball Monday.
    The Commodores trailed 4-3 entering the top of the seventh.
    With one out, Anthony Mosby walked. Trey Mullis followed with a double, but Mosby was thrown out at home on the play for the second out.
    Alton Cummings singled home Mullis, though, to tie the score.
    Cummings took second on the throw home and scored the go-ahead run on a single by Bryce Ridener.

  • Tell City tops Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s 10 hits and aggressive base running and Cannelton’s four errors combined to give the Marksmen a 9-2 baseball victory Monday.
    The Marksmen stole 12 bases, with Brian Arnold getting three and four other players stealing two apiece.
    “We run the bases aggressively and put pressure on teams,” said Tell City Coach Jason Wilkerson.

  • The 51st Perry County Dogwood Tour
  • Local libraries to launch children summer reading programs, activities in June

    PERRY COUNTY – Children ages birth through sixth grade are invited to explore all things underground this summer as the Perry County Public Library presents “Dig Into Reading.” 

  • Fishing derby set for May 18 at German Ridge

    Editor’s note: This article was provided by Hoosier National Forest officials.