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Today's News

  • Lack of hitting hurts Commodores in 2 losses

    MARENGO—A lack of clutch hits hurt Perry Central in road baseball losses to Crawford County Monday and South Central Tuesday.

    Crawford County outhit the Commodores 10-4 Monday to beat them 7-2.

    The Commodores had no RBIs, as their runs scored on a balk and a wild pitch in the sixth inning. Zach Lutgring had the only hit that inning.

    “Offensively we’re still struggling,” said Perry Central Coach Gary Hanan. “Defensively we only made one error, but he had a couple of mental errors.”

  • Cannelton gets swept by Rappites, Raiders

    NEW HARMONY—New Harmony jumped to a 6-0 lead in the first two innings and beat Cannelton 11-4 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Saturday.

    Cannelton finished with 10 hits, only one less than the Rappites. But “we got off to a bad start the first two innings,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.

    Spencer Herzog, Ethan Patton and Hunter Herzog each had two hits for Cannelton.

    Cannelton batters struck out 12 times, including 10 in the first six innings against Rappite starter Andrew McDaniel.

  • Tell City outslugs Wolfpack

    MARENGO—Tell City pounded out 12 hits, including five doubles, to beat Crawford County 13-6 in girls softball Tuesday.

    The Marksmen jumped ahead early with a four-run first inning highlighted by freshman Stori Beard’s three-run double.

    Beard and Josalyn Ress each finished with three RBIs.

    Kyli Smithson, Hana Reed, Jamie Brinksneader and McKenzie Hayes each had two hits for Tell City

    Ress was the winning pitcher in relief. She entered the game in the third inning and finished with eight strikeouts and one walk.

  • PC falls to Wolfpack, Trojans

    MARENGO—Untimely errors and a continued hitting slump hurt Perry Central in a 4-1 girls softball loss to Crawford County Monday.

    Kristi Brumfield hit a double over the center fielder’s head in the fourth inning for the Commodores’ only hit. It was the third game in a row that they had just one hit.

    Perry Central batters struck out only twice against Crawford County pitcher Nikki Novak. But “other than Kristi’s double, we didn’t hit much of anything hard,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.

  • Marksmen top Rebels

    TELL CITY—Logan Bolin shot an 8-over-par 43 to lead Tell City past South Spencer 201-212 in boys golf Tuesday.

    Bolin tied South Spencer’s Samuel Hays, nephew of former Tell City wrestling star Brian Hays, for medalist honors.

    Other Tell City scorers were Matthew Watts with a 46, Nathan Wood 53, and Seth Ward 59.

    No Tell City player shot under 100 as the Marksmen finished 11th among 11 complete teams in the Warrick County invitational at Quail Crossing Saturday.

    Watts, a freshman, led the Marksmen with a 100.

  • Tell City girls PAC champions

    TELL CITY—Logan Flannagan and Allison Hagan each won a field event to lead Tell City to the junior high girls PAC track championship Saturday.

    Tell City scored 116 points to edge Gibson Southern for the title by 1.5 points.

    Flannagan broke her own school record and tied the conference record as she cleared 4 feet, 11 inches to win the high jump.

    Hagan won the discus with a 93-foot-7 throw.

    The Archers also won the eighth grade girls 400-meter relay, with Madison Gilliland, Mikah Hemmings, Julie Lindauer and Mariah Kessinger running it in 56.65.

  • PC teams second in PLAC

    PAOLI—Grace James and Kenzie Williams each won a race to lead Perry Central to second place in the PLAC girls junior high track meet Saturday.

    Paoli scored 101 points to edge Perry Central for first place by three points.

    James won the 400-meter dash in 1:06.62 and Williams took the 1600 in 6:03.

    Amber Lindauer placed second in the 100 hurdles and teamed with Allison Parker, Aquaila Parker and James to take second in the 1600 relay.

    Taysia Fulkerson placed second in the 200 in and Hannah Harpenau took second in the long jump at 14 feet, 1 inch.

  • Chargers, Patriots stop Tell City

    TELL CITY—Pike Central won every match in straight sets to beat Tell City 5-0 in PAC girls tennis Saturday.

    The closest match was No. 3 singles, where Ali Henson edged Rachel Woznicki 7-5, 6-4.

    The Marksmen also lost a road match to Heritage Hills 3-2 Tuesday.

    Bethany Peter and Woznicki won their singles matches in straight sets for Tell City’s victories.

    No. 2 singles went three sets but Heritage Hills’ Bridget Butcher edged Tell City’s Mary Burst 6-1, 4-6, 6-4.

  • Perry Central awarded learning center grant

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central Community School has been awarded a $125,000 federal grant that will help the district expand its role as a community learning center.  The Indiana Department of Education announced 52 recipients of 21st Century Community Learning Center Grants, awarded to public school districts, community-based organizations and other groups that provide opportunities to establish or grow community learning centers.  Perry Central's award is renewable for four years and will help the district maintain after-school programs and other outreach p

  • Computer funding OK'd

    TELL CITY - Perry County commissioners approved at their regular meeting May 3 the spending of $9,617 from the county's law-enforcement fund for a computer server for the county prosecutor's office. "All of the other departments that review this and agree to it have signed off," County Auditor Connie Berger told the commissioners.