Today's News

  • Tecumseh outhustles Cannelton

    LYNNVILLE—Cannelton got off to a slow start and lost to Tecumseh 25-8, 25-9, 25-20 in volleyball Tuesday.
    “We just came out dead,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers. “We weren’t covering and we weren’t hustling the first two games. It seems like it takes us two games to get warmed up.”
    Allicyn Garrett made seven digs and seven spikes, including two kills, for Cannelton.
    Sarah Powers made 15 tips and Sammie James made 30 sets.

  • Marksmen edge North Posey

    POSEYVILLE—Daniel Garces scored on a penalty kick in the final five minutes to lift Tell City past North Posey 2-1 in PAC boys soccer Tuesday.
    Ryan Hackbarth scored the Marksmen’s other goal unassisted in the first half.
    “He got open and made a good shot,” said Tell City Coach Don Foerster.
    The coach added, “We passed real well tonight. And the last couple of games we’ve controlled the ball.
    “Our defense played really well—we talked and communicated well. North Posey is a pretty decent team.”

  • PC teams prevail in sectional preview races

    JASPER—The winners of the Wildcat Invitational cross country meets usually go on to win the sectionals on the same course two weeks later.
    Perry Central hopes that trend continues, as its boys and girls teams won the invitational Tuesday.
    The Commodore boys scored 52 points to finish 20 ahead of runner-up Jasper in the 10-team race.
    Alex Newton placed third in 17:05 to lead the Commodores and beat Heritage Hills star Ben Woolems for the first time this season.

  • North Posey features veteran passer, runner

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—North Posey will try to keep its PAC title hopes alive when it visits Tell City for the Marksmen’s football homecoming game Friday at 7:30 p.m.
    If North Posey wins and Heritage Hills beats Southridge Friday, all three will have one conference loss.
    Like the other two PAC powerhouses, 5-1 North Posey has a strong running game.
    “They run the ball well and throw the ball well,” said Tell City Coach Ryan George, adding that they’ll run more.

  • Commodores hope to stop Paoli’s big plays

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central will try to stop Paoli’s big plays when the two meet in a key PLAC football game Friday at 7 p.m.
    This game could decide the conference title, as both are undefeated in PLAC play.
    “At this point it becomes really big because we’re both undefeated, but we have a couple of conference games after this,” said Perry Central Coach Mike Spencer Monday.

  • Football royalty to be crowned Friday at Legion Field

    TELL CITY – The Senior High Student Council has announced its plans for the 2011 homecoming ceremony Friday before the Marksmen football team plays North Posey at Legion Field. The ceremony will begin at approximately 7:15 p.m.

    The high school provided this information on homecoming candidates and representatives for freshmen, sophomore and junior classes.

  • Tell City still unbeaten in conference matches

    PETERSBURG—McKenzie Hayes made 28 kills and 12 digs as Tell City beat Pike Central 25-14, 25-21, 25-18 in PAC volleyball Tuesday.
    The Marksmen. 22-3 overall and ranked fifth in the state in Class 2A, raised their PAC record to 6-0 as they continue their march toward their first conference title ever.
    Logan Flannagan added eight kills and two blocks for the Marksmen and Charissa Lahee had 24 assists.
    Hana Reed made 12 digs and served 17 points, including three aces.

  • PC’s passing, serving knock off Bluejackets

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central used strong passing and its best serving of the season to beat Mitchell 25-13, 26-24, 25-13 in PLAC volleyball Tuesday.

  • Flu shot clinics next week

    TELL CITY – The offices of Drs. Marcrum, Bailey and Kleeman will host a flu-shot clinic Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of next week.
    Hours will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with offices closed from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
    The flu vaccine costs $30. For more information, call Phone 547 9663, Ext. 1.

  • Generous 4-H’ers

    The Leopold Gang 4-H club donated their time to help mulch the courtyard at Perry Central Community Schools. A big thank you to Bear Hollow Mulch for donating the mulch for the project.