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Today's News

  • Baseball sectional pairings set

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City and Cannelton will try to avenge regular-season losses and Perry Central will face a ranked team in first-round baseball sectional games.

    Sectional pairings were drawn by the IHSAA Tuesday.

    Tell City and Perry Central will play in the Class 2A sectional at South Spencer.

    The Marksmen will face 17-7 North Posey in the first game at 5 p.m.

    That will be followed by Perry Central taking on Mater Dei, which is ranked eighth in the state in Class 2A, at 7:30 p.m.

  • Marksmen win 1 of 3

    TELL CITY—Trent Benningfield and Shane Weedman hit doubles as Tell City beat Mount Vernon 8-7 in nine innings in the second game of a baseball doubleheader Saturday.

    Tell City edged the Wildcats 16-15 in hits.

    Trent Gunn relieved Jeff Braun on the mound in the seventh inning and pitched the rest of the way to pick up his second win of the season.

    Mount Vernon scored at least two runs in five of the first six innings to beat the Marksmen 11-8 in the opener.

    Gunn and Trent Nelson hit doubles for Tell City.

  • Trojans hold off Cannelton

    OAKLAND CITY—Two big innings carried Wood Memorial past Cannelton 7-4 in baseball Monday.

    Cannelton led 2-0 until the Trojans scored three runs—two of them unearned —in the bottom of the third inning.

    The Trojans added four runs in the fourth to hold off Cannelton’s two-run sixth-inning rally.

    “We played pretty well--we just had one bad inning,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.

  • Tell City shuts out Cougars

    TELL CITY—Kyli Smithson and Josalyn Ress combined for seven hits as Tell City shut out North Harrison 10-0 in girls softball Saturday.

    Smithson went 4 for 4 with a double and scored two runs.

    Ress went 3 for 3 plus a walk and drove in five runs.

    She hit a two-run homer in the third inning. That was her sixth homer of the season, tying the single-season school record set by Alicia Doogs in 2007.

    McKenzie Hayes added two hits to the Marksmen’s 14-hit attack.

  • Perry Central beats Senators twice

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Cassy Schaad had two hits and Morgan Gibson added a triple as Perry Central beat West Washington 3-2 in PLAC girls softball Saturday.

    Kristi Brumfield scattered seven hits for the win. She struck out four and walked three.

    The Commodores backed her with solid defense, committing only one error.

    The second game of the doubleheader was a slugfest, with Perry Central outhitting the Senators 15-13 to win 15-12.

    Schaad went 3 for 5 with a double to lead Perry Central hitters.

  • Trojans walk past Cannelton

    OAKLAND CITY—Wood Memorial scored 16 runs on just six hits to beat Cannelton 16-2 in girls softball Monday.

    The Trojans drew 13 walks in four innings against Cannelton pitcher Sammie James, and the Bulldogs committed six errors.

    Wood Memorial pitcher Jaycee Parke gave up four hits and three walks and struck out seven.

    She also hit an inside-the-park homer to lead the Trojans on offense.

    Jaci Garrett hit a single and a double in three at-bats to lead Cannelton hitters.

  • PC beats Marksmen, Wolfpack; Tell City 6th in PAC

    ENGLISH—Charlie Weatherholt and Brad Douglas each shot a 6-over-par 42 for medalist honors as Perry Central beat Crawford County and Tell City in a boys golf match Tuesday.

    Perry Central shot 178, Crawford County 179, and Tell City 204.

    Besides the co-medalists, Perry Central scorers were Jon Flamion with a 46 and Logan Shearn 48.

    Logan Bolin shot 47 to lead Tell City.

    Matthew Watts shot 50, Nathan Wood 53, and Seth Ward 54 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.

  • Breaking News '88 Tell City grad named elementary principal

    TELL CITY - A 1988 graduate of Tell City High School was selected Thursday to replace Laura Noble as principal at William Tell Elementary School.

    Sara A. Maas is serving as acting principal at Princeton Community Middle School and Lowell Elementary School in Princeton. She has also served as principal at Holy Spirit and Christ the King schools in Evansville, adjunct professor at the University of Southern Indiana and elementary teacher at South Vermillion Community Schools in Clinton. She has also served as a substitute here and in Evansville schools.

  • Breaking News Two women jailed on Class A felony meth charges

    TELL CITY - Two people were arrested Tuesday night on Class A felony drug charges after a 12th Street traffic stop netted more than 3 grams of crystal methamphetamine.

    Joyce E. Wetzel, 39, of 623 12th St., Tell City and Shannon Cronin, 42, of 9747 Highwater Road, Tobinsport, face Class A felonies of conspiracy to deal in methamphetamine as well as separate felonies of possessing meth, paraphernalia, marijuana and hypodermic needles.

  • Gengelbach MVP as PC girls romp to title

    MITCHELL—Lindsey Gengelbach won the meet’s MVP award as Perry Central romped to the PLAC girls track title Friday.

    The Commodores scored 153 points, 36 more than runner-up Mitchell, to win the seven-team meet.

    “That’s pretty well what I had us for (based on seeds),” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet, who won her 24th conference title after missing out by just seven points last year.

    Gengelbach, a sophomore sprinter/jumper, scored a meet-high 34 points.