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  • TC girls 6th in PAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Brenna Franzman placed sixth in one individual event to lead Tell City to sixth place in the eight-team PAC girls swim meet Saturday.
    Tell City scored 117 points, just seven fewer than fifth-place Gibson Southern. Heritage Hills won with 370.
    Franzman took sixth in the 500-yard freestyle in 6:37.97 and teammate Taylor Kratzer placed seventh in 6:38.32.
    Kratzer also took seventh in the 200 free in 2:25.85 and Franzman was ninth in 2:29.85.

  • Mitchell overtakes PC late

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    MITCHELL—Perry Central’s cold shooting and nine second-half turnovers were the difference in a 72-63 PLAC boys basketball overtime loss to Mitchell Saturday.
    Perry Central was up five points with three minutes left in regulation before Daulton Blackwell made a three-pointer for Mitchell.
    On the Commodores’ next possession, Luke Hubert made 1 of 2 free throws.

  • Cold start hurts Tell City in loss to Wolfpack

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—A cold start exacerbated by foul trouble proved too much for Tell City to overcome in a 42-36 boys basketball loss to Crawford County Saturday.
    The Marksmen hit just 6 of 21 from the field, including 1 of 9 from three-point range, and committed 10 turnovers in the first half as they fell behind 26-19.
    They played the last 6:02 of that half without Braeden Beard after he picked up his third foul. Fellow frontline starter Ty Smith picked up his third foul with 2:21 left in the half.

  • Strong defense carries Bulldogs to one win

    CANNELTON—Cannelton held Madison Christian to 20.8 percent field-goal shooting to win 50-35 in boys basketball Saturday evening.
    The Bulldogs lost to Columbus Christian 55-39 in the afternoon.
    Though they improved to 2-14 with the split, Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder said, “We didn’t really play very well in either ballgame.
    “If we played like we normally do, we should have beaten Madison Christian by 25 instead of 15. We let some of their kids do a lot more than they should be able to do.

  • Tell City boys 3rd in PAC meet

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Drew Ettensohn placed in the top four in two individual events and two relays to lead Tell City to third place in the PAC boys swim meet Saturday.
    Pike Central won the seven-team meet with 353 points. Tell City scored 223.
    Ettensohn placed second in the 100-yard butterfly in 59.18 seconds and fourth in the 50 freestyle in 24.90. Only three Tell City boys have ever swum the 100 fly faster.

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  • Waupaca Foundry named top John Deere supplier

    WAUPACA, Wis.  –Waupaca Foundry Inc., a Hitachi Metals group company, has earned recognition as a partner-level supplier for 2016 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Co.’s highest supplier rating.

    Waupaca Foundry was selected for its dedication to providing outstanding quality iron castings as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. Foundry leaders accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held on Jan. 11 in Moline, Ill. at Deere & Co.’s Ag & Turf Division headquarters.

  • Students’ video tribute an award winner

    TELL CITY – The air still gets heavy to talk about it because it’s a pain no family should have to endure. The community mourned when it learned of the passing of 16-year-old Kearstin Parker in April 2015 stemming from an auto crash.

    Amid the tears and healing, there came a silver lining. With the memory of their friend still strong, students at Tell City Junior Senior High Schools used a tragedy to herald a tribute.

  • Tell City woman attends D.C. march

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    Amid a sea of pink, protest signs and overall skepticism that President Donald Trump’s policies will improve the lives of all Americans, a Tell City woman stood last Saturday in proud unity with hundreds of thousands of others.

    Jennifer Hauser, 34, made the trip to the nation’s capital to rally last week with the masses of like-minded people to march in dissent the day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration.