Today's News

  • Former Ky. Wesleyan pitcher in MLB playoffs

    Since Scott Rolen’s Cincinnati Reds and Jamey Carroll’s Los Angeles Dodgers did not make the Major League Baseball playoffs this year, you might think  there is no former area player in the playoffs. But you’d be wrong.
    Cory Wade, one of the New York Yankees’ top relief pitchers, pitched three years for Kentucky Wesleyan College.
    Wade, an Indianapolis native, graduated from Broad Ripple High School in 2001.

  • Wolfpack nips Bulldogs

    MARENGO—Cannelton had its best spiking match of the season but lost to Crawford County 25-19, 25-18, 18-25, 25-19 in volleyball Thursday.
    “We did a lot well,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers. “We covered more, and we played the net better than we ever have.”
    Sarah Powers made 11 spikes, including nine kills, for the Bulldogs. Allicyn Garrett added six kills and 15 total spikes.
    Sammie James aided the hitters with 46 good sets.

  • Jasper negates Perry Central’s spiking

    JASPER—Jasper held Perry Central to fewer kills than usual and beat the Commodores 25-18, 27-25, 25-14 in volleyball Thursday.
    Ashley Gengelbach led Perry Central with 10 kills. Sydney Goffinet added seven and Hannah Harpenau four.
    But Jasper dug up most of the Commodores’ spikes, finishing with 67 digs.
    Jaclyn Schmitt made 18 digs for the Wildcats. Lydia Scherle added 13 and Paige Buschkoetter 12.
    The Wildcats also blocked some Perry Central spikes. Shelby Merder made five blocks, including three solos.

  • Defense propels Tell City to win over Mater Dei

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes made 23 kills and three blocks as Tell City beat Mater Dei 25-18, 25-22, 25-17 in volleyball Thursday.
    Tell City, 23-3 and ranked fifth in the state in Class 2A, improved to 4-0 against teams in its sectional.
    Hayes leads the state in kills with 589, more than 150 ahead of anyone else.
    Logan Flannagan added 11 kills for the Marksmen. “Logan had some key kills for us,” said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes. “She did a great job hitting.”

  • Vikings run, pass to win over Tell City

    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—North Posey overpowered Tell City rushing and passing, defeating the Marksmen 42-6 in PAC football Friday.

  • Rams overpower PC

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Paoli controlled the line of scrimmage and amassed 459 yards of offense to beat Perry Central 46-28 in PLAC football Friday.

  • PC teams 5th at Bedford

    BEDFORD—Perry Central placed three runners in the top 25  to place fifth among 25 teams in Bedford-North Lawrence’s 25-team boys cross country invitational Saturday.
    Darian Allen placed 42nd in 17:43 to lead Tell City to ninth place.
    Perry Central also took fifth in the girls race and Tell City was 15th.
    Alex Newton placed 14th among 171 runners in 16:53.47 to lead Perry Central in the boys race.
    Teammates Bryce Lain and Aaron Pierrard were 23rd and 26th in 17:12 and 17:14.

  • Tecumseh outhustles Cannelton

    LYNNVILLE—Cannelton got off to a slow start and lost to Tecumseh 25-8, 25-9, 25-20 in volleyball Tuesday.
    “We just came out dead,” said Cannelton Coach Felicia Myers. “We weren’t covering and we weren’t hustling the first two games. It seems like it takes us two games to get warmed up.”
    Allicyn Garrett made seven digs and seven spikes, including two kills, for Cannelton.
    Sarah Powers made 15 tips and Sammie James made 30 sets.

  • Marksmen edge North Posey

    POSEYVILLE—Daniel Garces scored on a penalty kick in the final five minutes to lift Tell City past North Posey 2-1 in PAC boys soccer Tuesday.
    Ryan Hackbarth scored the Marksmen’s other goal unassisted in the first half.
    “He got open and made a good shot,” said Tell City Coach Don Foerster.
    The coach added, “We passed real well tonight. And the last couple of games we’ve controlled the ball.
    “Our defense played really well—we talked and communicated well. North Posey is a pretty decent team.”

  • PC teams prevail in sectional preview races

    JASPER—The winners of the Wildcat Invitational cross country meets usually go on to win the sectionals on the same course two weeks later.
    Perry Central hopes that trend continues, as its boys and girls teams won the invitational Tuesday.
    The Commodore boys scored 52 points to finish 20 ahead of runner-up Jasper in the 10-team race.
    Alex Newton placed third in 17:05 to lead the Commodores and beat Heritage Hills star Ben Woolems for the first time this season.