Today's News

  • Kashyab All-PAC third time

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City junior Anjan Kashyab made the All-PAC boys tennis team Monday for the third year in a row.
    Kashyab was the top vote-getter for the 10-man team in voting by conference coaches. He is the first Tell City boy to make all-conference in tennis three times.
    Playing No. 1 singles for the Marksmen all season, he went 6-0 in the PAC, with his other two conference matches not completed due to rain.

  • Inconsistent Titans to host Marksmen

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—After winning four games last year, including an upset of Heritage Hills, Gibson Southern’s football team was hoping for even bigger things this year.
    But inconsistency has plagued the 2-5 Titans, who will host Tell City Friday at 7 p.m.
    They have scored 64 and 69 points in wins over Princeton and Pike Central. But they have averaged only 10.2 points in their five losses and have been shut out twice.

  • Blackhawks’ versatile backfield to test PC

    Sports Editor

    FRENCH LICK—The Perry Central at Springs Valley football game Friday at 7 p.m. will feature two teams with similar philosophies on offense.
    Like Perry Central, the 4-3 Blackhawks’ “running game has been their strong suit, even though they mix in the play-action pass fairly well,” Perry Central Coach Mike Spencer said Monday.
    He added that the Blackhawks “are fairly quick. I think we match up pretty well there.”

  • PC’s defense stops Forest Park

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central made 22 blocks and 65 digs to beat Forest Park 25-20, 25-23, 23-25, 25-22 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Ashley Gengelbach and freshman Jordan Sprinkle each made six blocks. Grace James added five and Hannah Harpenau four.
    “The team had a great blocking night,” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet.
    The Commodores’ back-row defense was also strong. Harpenau made 17 digs, Brittany Parker 12, James and Lauren Davis 10 apiece, and Jennifer Kemp eight.

  • Rebels edge Cannelton

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—South Spencer beat Cannelton 25-20, 25-22, 23-25, 25-15 in volleyball Tuesday, but Cannelton was only a few missed serves away from winning the match in three games.

  • TC boys second in PAC

    PETERSBURG—In preseason Tell City was heavily favored to repeat as PAC boys cross country champion. So Coach Chris Hollinden was not pleased with Saturday’s second-place finish in the conference meet.
    Forest Park won with 35 points, 37 ahead of Tell City.
    “We simply got outworked, out-hustled, outmanned and out-willed during the race today,” said Hollinden. “What we all saw was a team that wanted to win this meet much more than we did.

  • Marksmen beat Vikings to clinch conference title

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes made 24 kills as Tell City beat North Posey 25-10, 25-17, 25-14 Saturday to clinch its first volleyball conference championship.
    The Marksmen, ranked fourth in the state in Class 2A this week, improved to 7-0 in the PAC with one conference match left. The other eight teams in the conference all have at least two PAC losses.
    Hayes also made eight blocks (three solo) and served four aces Saturday.
    Logan Flannagan added 11 kills and Hannah Schaefer made three blocks. Charissa Lahee had 19 assists.

  • PC boys, girls repeat as PLAC champions

    PAOLI—Only the top five runners constitute a cross country team’s score, but Perry Central’s two teams combined to have 13 runners make All-PLAC Tuesday.

  • COLUMN: War of 1812 to be discussed

    By DONNA MASON, Guest Columnist

    The Second War for Independence played a great part in the settlement of Perry County. A reward for being a soldier in the War of 1812 was a bounty of land. Many families of those who received bounty land in Perry County still live here. Some of those family names are Weatherholt, Cunningham, Frakes, Connor, Alvey, Murphy, Weedman and many others who settled in Perry County and are buried here.

  • COLUMN: Ordinance strives to be fair

    By JAMES CARTER, Guest Columnist

    After reading Mr. Robinson’s articles and his concerns about his obvious confusion concerning the proposed animal ordinance, the Humane Society needs to clear up some misconceptions.

    The first and foremost misconception that Mr. Robinson has is his lack of understanding of why the commissioners agreed to have a committee form in the first place.