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Today's News

  • Tell City girls tennis team looks improved

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s 4-10 girls tennis record last year was a one-win improvement from the previous year, and Coach Nick Weyer expects further improvement this year.
    There are five returning letter winners on the nine-girl roster, including four starters from last year’s sectional lineup.
    Alex Morrow, a junior in her first year on the team, and freshman Amy Hackbarth should also help the team.

  • Half of Marksman girls team is distance runners

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s girls track team has 13 members, more than it had most years in the 1990s but a number that still leaves some holes in the lineup.
    There are no pole vaulters on the team and Coach Katie Weyer is not sure she will be able to field a 400-meter relay team.
    “We might throw one together,” she said. “Kassie Hayes (a thrower) could run on it.”
    The Marksmen do have some depth in distance races, though.

  • PC girls team may have shot at sectional

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central placed third in its girls track sectional the last two years. With 12 letter winners and five talented freshmen on this year’s 22-girl squad, the Commodores might do even better.
    The Commodores can put at least two people in every individual event and should be really strong in the distance and middle-distance races.
    Senior Cathryn Peter “looks really good in the 1600(-meter run), the 3200, and the 3200 and 1600 relays,” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet.

  • Perry Central baseball team will be young this year

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central will field a young baseball team this year, but the Commodores do have some experience at the key positions of pitcher and catcher.
    Only three starters return from the sectional lineup for last year’s 9-16 team. There are only four seniors on the team and two of them, including a foreign exchange student, have never played high school baseball.
    Eight of the 19 boys on the team are freshmen and some of them will have to see varsity action.

  • Malone should help TC hurdle opponents

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s boys track team did not score in either hurdles race in the PAC meet or sectional last year. But Coach Zac Hartz thinks those could be the Marksmen’s strongest events this year.
    His main reason for optimism there is junior Brennan Malone is back in both hurdles races. He showed a lot of promise in them as a freshman but did not compete in them last year after tearing an anterior cruciate ligament in football.

  • PC boys team aims for sectional repeat

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—With a team dominated by upperclassmen, Perry Central’s boys  track team has a good chance to repeat as Jasper sectional champion.
    The Commodores are strong and deep from distance races to sprints.
    Nearly all the runners from last fall’s regional cross country championship team are on the track team.

  • Lucas saves English golf course from extinction

    Story and Photos by LARRY GOFFINET

  • Children find fun choices at Hunt for Easter
  • Easter fun
  • Children’s book week story times released

    PERRY COUNTY – Children, birth through sixth grade, and their parents are invited to participate in the observance of Children’s Book Week at the Perry County Public Library branches May 13 through May 16.
    The staff and some community volunteers will share stories with children and refreshments will be served during the story times. Free new or gently used books, color-changing pencils and other items will be given away. Children ages birth to 6 years old are welcome.
    Parents can register for one of the following story times: