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Today's News

  • TC wins 1 of 3 Saturday

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.—Josalyn Ress struck out 12 and walked only one as Tell City beat Owensboro 5-1 in Hancock County’s girls softball tourney Saturday.

    The only run Ress allowed was unearned as she raised her record to 6-2.

    She has struck out 83 and walked just five in 55 innings  this season while compiling a  1.40 earned run average.

    Courtney Cain hit a single and a double to lead Tell City’s nine-hit attack.

    Kyli Smithson and Hana Reed each added a double.

  • Perry Central 2nd in quadrangular

    ENGLISH—Charles Weatherholt shot a 5-over-par 41 to lead Perry Central to second place in a four-team boys golf match Monday.

    Crawford County won with 162 strokes. Perry Central shot 172, North Harrison 176, and West Washington 182.

    Besides Weatherholt, Perry Central scorers were Brad Douglas with a 43 and Logan Shearn and Jonathan Flamion each at 44.

    Weatherholt birdied the par-3, No. 2 hole.

    Blake Kleaving and Clint George also played for the Commodores, each shooting 55.

  • Balanced Marksmen edge Tecumseh

    TELL CITY—Balanced scoring helped Tell City nip Tecumseh 204-205 in boys golf Tuesday.

    Logan Bolin led the Marksmen with a 46 and Seth Ward shot a 47, his best round of the season.

    Nathan Wood shot 52 and Matthew Watts 59 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.

    Tecumseh’s Brent Gower was the medalist with a 6-over-par 41.

    Tell City, 5-8, will play Perry Central and Jasper at Jasper Monday at 4:30 p.m.

  • Rebels overtake Commodores

    ELIZABETH—South Central scored the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat Perry Central 7-6 in girls softball Saturday.

    Perry Central took a 6-4 lead on Megan Lindauer’s three-run double in the fifth inning.

    The Rebels rallied for two runs in the sixth to tie the score, though. Amelia Foreman’s double then helped them win in the seventh.

    Each team had seven hits and Perry Central committed only one error.

  • Jeeps outrun Perry Central girls

    LEOPOLD—Jessica Huber won both hurdles races to lead Perry Central to second place in a three-team girls track meet Tuesday.

    Northeast Dubois won with 97 points. Perry Central scored 53 and Cannelton 10.

    Sammie James won both throwing events to account for all of Cannelton’s scoring. She threw the shot 28 feet, 5 inches and the discus 91 feet, 101⁄2 inches.

    The Bulldogs had just two girls competing. But four places were scored in each event, as in all triangular matches, which gave an advantage to Northeast Dubois with its superior depth.

  • Candidates for sheriff: residents in rural areas want more patrols

    TELL CITY - Increasing patrols by deputies in rural areas of the county was a main topic of focus by the four men vying for the Democrat spot on the ballot for Perry County sheriff Thursday. A forum at the Schergens Center drew Lee Chestnut, Joe Lackey, Bill Schroeder and Lynn Wooldridge. They will face each other May 4.  Lackey said a lack of coverage has been one of the biggest issues he has heard from voters.

  • Breaking News Emergency responders search for woman after car enters pond

    NEW BOSTON - Emergency divers, police officers and first responders were searching a pond in New Boston Wednesday for a woman believed drowned when her car crossed over Indiana 545, entered the pond and submerged.

    Shortly before 2:30 p.m., paramedics and first responders were called to the intersection of Indiana 545 and Huffman Mill Road north of New Boston. Details were still sketchy, but it is believed that at least two people were able to exit the vehicle before the car completely submerged. Divers from Perry County and Indiana State Police were en route.

  • Commodores beat 4 PLAC, 2 PAC teams

    PAOLI-Mitchell edged Perry Central for first place in the PLAC girls track meet last spring, snapping the Commodores’ string of 14 consecutive conference titles. But a PLAC preview meet Thursday indicated the Commodores are ready to regain their crown.

    In a meeting of the top four teams in the conference Perry Central won with 114 points, 38 more than runner-up Mitchell.

    The Commodores won 12 of the 15 events.

    Amy Schwartz, Susan Schwartz, Lavina Schwartz and Cathryn Peter set a school record as they won the 3200-meter relay in 10:39.

  • Depth carries PC boys to win

    PAOLI—Perry Central used its depth to beat three PLAC opponents in boys track Thursday.

    Three of the Commo-dores’ top runners, Michael Ernst, Eric Scheiber and Jake Schwartz, were held out of the meet to rest for the Tell City invitational Saturday. And some ran fewer events than usual.

    Yet Perry Central still won with 98 points. Paoli scored 73, Mitchell 36, and Crawford County 21.

    Even without their top two 1600 runners, the Commodores took the top four places in that race.

    Noah Gatwood won it in 4:47. He also won the 3200 in 10:46.

  • Marksmen fall short to 2 Evansville teams

    TELL CITY—Hitting hasn’t been a problem for Tell City’s baseball team this year, but the pitching and defense haven’t come around as quickly as Coach Mark Wahl would like.

    The Marksmen built a 9-2 lead with an eight-run third inning Thursday but lost to Harrison 10-9.

    “If we do the simple things like throw strikes and catch the baseball, we beat a very good Class 4A team,” said Wahl.