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Today's News

  • Trojans walk past Cannelton

    OAKLAND CITY—Wood Memorial scored 16 runs on just six hits to beat Cannelton 16-2 in girls softball Monday.

    The Trojans drew 13 walks in four innings against Cannelton pitcher Sammie James, and the Bulldogs committed six errors.

    Wood Memorial pitcher Jaycee Parke gave up four hits and three walks and struck out seven.

    She also hit an inside-the-park homer to lead the Trojans on offense.

    Jaci Garrett hit a single and a double in three at-bats to lead Cannelton hitters.

  • PC beats Marksmen, Wolfpack; Tell City 6th in PAC

    ENGLISH—Charlie Weatherholt and Brad Douglas each shot a 6-over-par 42 for medalist honors as Perry Central beat Crawford County and Tell City in a boys golf match Tuesday.

    Perry Central shot 178, Crawford County 179, and Tell City 204.

    Besides the co-medalists, Perry Central scorers were Jon Flamion with a 46 and Logan Shearn 48.

    Logan Bolin shot 47 to lead Tell City.

    Matthew Watts shot 50, Nathan Wood 53, and Seth Ward 54 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring.

  • Breaking News '88 Tell City grad named elementary principal

    TELL CITY - A 1988 graduate of Tell City High School was selected Thursday to replace Laura Noble as principal at William Tell Elementary School.

    Sara A. Maas is serving as acting principal at Princeton Community Middle School and Lowell Elementary School in Princeton. She has also served as principal at Holy Spirit and Christ the King schools in Evansville, adjunct professor at the University of Southern Indiana and elementary teacher at South Vermillion Community Schools in Clinton. She has also served as a substitute here and in Evansville schools.

  • Breaking News Two women jailed on Class A felony meth charges

    TELL CITY - Two people were arrested Tuesday night on Class A felony drug charges after a 12th Street traffic stop netted more than 3 grams of crystal methamphetamine.

    Joyce E. Wetzel, 39, of 623 12th St., Tell City and Shannon Cronin, 42, of 9747 Highwater Road, Tobinsport, face Class A felonies of conspiracy to deal in methamphetamine as well as separate felonies of possessing meth, paraphernalia, marijuana and hypodermic needles.

  • Gengelbach MVP as PC girls romp to title

    MITCHELL—Lindsey Gengelbach won the meet’s MVP award as Perry Central romped to the PLAC girls track title Friday.

    The Commodores scored 153 points, 36 more than runner-up Mitchell, to win the seven-team meet.

    “That’s pretty well what I had us for (based on seeds),” said Perry Central Coach Becky Genet, who won her 24th conference title after missing out by just seven points last year.

    Gengelbach, a sophomore sprinter/jumper, scored a meet-high 34 points.

  • PC nips Paoli for title

    MITCHELL—Some surprisingly strong finishes in the distance races and the 200-meter dash propelled Perry Central past Paoli for the PLAC boys track title Friday.

    The Commodores won the seven-team meet for the fifth year in a row with 126.5 points, 2.5 more than Paoli.

    “It was a good meet all the way through,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett.

    Jake Schwartz returned from an injury just a week earlier and Barnett didn’t know how good of shape he would be in for the conference meet.

  • Tell City 2nd in PAC

    TELL CITY—Tyler Dauby and David McDaniel each won one event to lead Tell City to second place in the nine-team PAC boys track meet Thursday.

    Forest Park won with 125 points. Tell City scored 101.

    Tell City star Ryan Henrickson injured a hip in the long jump (he finished fourth at 20 feet, 1 inch) and was unable to compete in his three running events.

    Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden said he thinks the injury is a hip flexor and he doesn’t know if Henrickson will be able to compete in this Thursday’s sectional.

  • TC shuts out Raiders

    HUNTINGBURG—Shane Weedman and Trent Gunn combined to pitch a three-hitter as Tell City shut out Southridge 4-0 in PAC baseball Thursday.

    Weedman struck out six and walked three before being relieved by Gunn in the seventh inning.

    Weedman “had great command of the strike zone,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “He worked hitters well and attacked the strike zone—a very well pitched game.”

    Two of his walks came in the seventh inning. “He got tired in the seventh when his pitch count hit 100,” said Wahl.

  • Boonville nips TC in 8

    TELL CITY—Boonville, ranked No. 1 in the state in Class 3A, had to go eight innings to beat Tell City 2-0 in girls softball Thursday.

    Mike Wilson, who has coached Boonville for 25 years, recently told the Evansville Courier & Press, that this is his best hitting team ever.

    But Tell City pitcher Josalyn Ress, using a lot of screwballs and two-seam fastballs, shut the Pioneers out for seven innings on two hits.

    The Pioneers led off the eighth with a double to the right-center-field fence and scored on a throwing error on a bunt.

  • Commodores fall to Mitchell

    LEOPOLD—Mitchell took advantage of seven Perry Central errors to beat the Commodores 12-6 in PLAC girls softball Thursday.

    Each team had seven hits, with Mitchell getting three triples.

    “They hit the ball real well,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.

    But he was not pleased that his team gave the Bluejackets extra at-bats due to the errors.

    Tara Claise drove in four runs for Perry Central with a bases-loaded double in the third inning and a single.