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Today's News

  • Commodores rip Northeast Dubois

    JASPER—Brad Douglas shot a 5-over-par 41 for medalist honors as Perry Central defeated Northeast Dubois 181-213 in boys golf Tuesday.
    Nick Edwards, playing his first varsity match, shot 46. James Rogier, Trevor Carter and Eli Bryant each shot 47 to tie for the Commodores’ third and fourth scorers.
    Nathan Bashor was their sixth man with a 49.
    Rogier birdied the par-4, No. 5 hole.

  • Perry Central crushes Cougars

    LEOPOLD—Grace James, Lindsey Gengelbach and Amber Lindauer each won two individual events as Perry Central trounced North Harrison 87-49 in girls track Tuesday.
    James took the long jump at 15 feet, 71⁄2 inches and the 400-meter dash in 1:03.
    She teamed with Callie Poehlein, Allison Parker and Melissa Hagedorn to win the 1600 relay in 4:36.10.
    Gengelbach won the high jump at 5 feet and the pole vault at 8 feet, 6 inches.
    Lindauer won both hurdles races, running the 100 highs in 18.12 seconds and the 300 lows in 51.61.

  • TC dominates distance races to nip Southridge

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City swept every point in distance races and won the final relay to beat Southridge 70-60 in boys track Tuesday.
    Southridge could have tied the Marksmen by winning the final event, the 1600-meter relay. But Tell City’s Daniel Garces, Devin McDaniel, Kegan Adams and Logan Smithson won it in 3:44.26, including Smithson’s 53.04 anchor leg.
    Smithson also won the 400 dash in 52.88 and Garces placed third in 56.24.
    Darian Allen won the 1600 run in 4:55.82 and the 3200 in 10:12:94.

  • Field-event depth helps PC boys sink Cougars

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central swept all three places in three field events to beat North Harrison 72-60 in boys track Tuesday.
    That helped make up for the dominance in distance races by the Cougars, who won a cross country semistate last fall.
    The Cougars took all three places in the 800-meter run and first and second in the 1600 and 3200. And Perry Central, fighting a couple of injuries, did not even enter the 3200 relay.
    Field events were a different story, though.

  • Cassidy propels Perry Central past Orleans

    ORLEANS—Tanner Cassidy had two hits and pitched 5 2/3 innings as Perry Central beat Orleans 10-3 in PLAC baseball Saturday.
    Cassidy gave up four hits and three walks and struck out eight.
    “Tanner was throwing really well,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “The only reason I took him out was he just got his pitch count up around 90 to 95. He actually struck out the last batter he faced before I took him out.”
    Colt Brown and Justin Hagan each hit a double and a single for Perry Central.

  • Pats, Tigers beat TC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Heritage Hills scored six runs in the second inning and beat Tell City 13-5 in PAC baseball Tuesday.

  • PC football coach Spencer retiring

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—The winningest football coach in Perry County history has decided to call it a career.
    Mike Spencer, who guided Perry Central and Tell City to state runner-up finishes, said Wednesday he is retiring as Perry Central’s coach.

  • Community events, April 5

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • Church News, April 5

    Men’s annual Lenten breakfasts end Saturday
    PERRY COUNTY — The Men’s Lenten Breakfast Fellowship Group of Perry County will end its 43rd annual Lenten breakfast series Saturday at Tell City United Methodist Church. The breakfast will be held from 7 to 8 a.m. Donations are $3.
    For more information call Bill Simpson at 547-8906 or Randy Lautner at 547-8982. This is a Christian men’s project. These annual breakfasts started in 1976 and are for all men and boys. Members of all dominations and churches are welcome.

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