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Today's News

  • Commodores win 1, lose 2

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central scored on a throwing error in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat Springs Valley 3-2 in PLAC baseball Wednesday.

    After scoring solo runs in each of the first two innings, the Commodores had been held scoreless six innings in a row entering the ninth.

    Seth Raetz led off that inning with a single and continued to second base as the ball got past the left fielder.

    Ian Hahus then laid down a sacrifice bunt to get Raetz to third. But the catcher threw the ball into right field, allowing Raetz to score the winning run.

  • Gunn ties HR record

    FERDINAND—Trent Gunn tied Tell City’s single-season home run record but the Marksmen lost to Forest Park 11-2 in PAC baseball Wednesday.

    Gunn hit a two-run homer in the first inning, his ninth of the season. That tied the school record set by Ryan Kieser in 1999 and gave Gunn 47 RBIs, extending his own single-season record in that department.

    But the Marksmen could not generate any other runs as Forest Park pitcher Mitch Lampert scattered nine hits.

    Shane Weedman started for Tell City and took the loss, dropping his record to 5-2.

  • Chargers nip Tell City

    PETERSBURG—Pike Central scored three runs on just three hits to beat Tell City 3-1 in PAC girls softball Wednesday.

    Two walks and a double produced two runs for the Chargers in the first inning.

    A single, an error and a sacrifice fly gave them their other run in the third inning.

    Tell City scored its only run in the fifth inning.

    Cortni Strobel reached base on an error, was sacrificed to second by Megan Lawalin, and scored one out later on a single by Kyli Smithson.

  • Dorsam pitches, hits Jeeps past PC

    LEOPOLD—McKenzie Dorsam hit two homers and two triples and pitched a two-hitter as Northeast Dubois overpowered Perry Central 14-0 in girls softball Friday.

    Dorsam’s homers were a three-run homer and a solo shot.

    The Jeeps scored four runs in the first inning to take control early.

    Dorsam was also in control on the pitching rubber. She struck out four and walked only one in the six-inning game.

    Singles by Cassy Schaad in the second inning and Morgan Gibson in the third inning were Perry Central’s only hits.

  • South Spencer edges Marksmen

    REO—Tell City won two of the three singles matches but lost to South Spencer 3-2 in the first round of the IHSAA girls tennis sectional Thursday.

    Tell City’s Bethany Peter shut out Jennah Banks 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles.

    Peter will thus advance to the No. 1 singles individual sectional this week at Jasper, though whom she will play and when had not been decided at press time.

    Tell City sophomore Rachel Woznicki beat Kayla Drwal 7-5, 6-1 for the Marksmen’s other victory.

  • Schoen one-hits Bulldogs

    LANESVILLE—Ashley Schoen pitched a one-hitter as Lanesville beat Cannelton 12-2 in girls softball Thursday.

    Cannelton took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Jaci Garrett walked and advanced to second on Allicyn Garrett’s swinging bunt hit.

    Though the catcher had no chance to throw Allicyn Garrett out at first, she still attempted a throw, which went into right field.

    The ball went through the right fielder’s legs as she tried to pick it up, allowing Jaci Garrett to score.

  • Commodores 4th in quadrangular

    FRENCH LICK—Two Perry Central golfers tied for medalist honors but the Commodores finished fourth in a four-team match Thursday.

    Host Springs Valley won with 171 strokes on the Donald Ross course. Paoli shot 178, Corydon 179, and Perry Central 184.

    “If we can get these kids all playing well at the same time, I think we can compete,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.

    Charlie Weatherholt and Brad Douglas each shot a 41 to lead Perry Central.

    Logan Shearn shot 48 and Dylan Hirsch 54 to complete the Commodores’ scoring.

  • Turning Point
  • TC grad tapped for top job

    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.

  • Police: teaching sub had sex with teen

    TELL CITY - A Tell City man who has worked in local school classrooms as a substitute teacher was arrested Thursday on a charge he had sex with a female student at Perry Central High School.

    Tyler Roberts, 23, of 932 17th St., faces a Class B felony charge of sexual misconduct with a minor. He was arrested by Tell City Police officers and was being held Friday on $10,005 bail.