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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Colors of Hope 5-K run-walk in Tell City May 25

    TELL CITY – A Colors of Hope 5-kilometer run-walk will be held May 25 and will be sponsored by New Directions Health and Fitness Club. The race will begin and end at New Directions. 

  • Port board questions change-order charge

    By KEVIN KOELLING