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  • Flannagan 18th in state meet

    BLOOMINGTON—Tell City freshman Logan Flannagan finished 18th in the 300-meter hurdles at the IHSAA girls state track meet Saturday.
    Flannagan ran the race in 46.40 seconds, 16-hundredths of a second slower than her regional winning time.
    The meet featured a fast hurdles field, as Skyler Carpenter of Westview set a state record in winning the race in 42.03.
    Tell City junior Kayla Galloway was the only other Perry County girl to compete in the state meet. She finished 24th among 27 in the discus after being seeded 27th.

  • Tell City places 2 on All-PAC

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City seniors Trent Gunn and Shane Weedman were repeat selections to the All-PAC baseball team selected by conference coaches last Thursday.
    Gunn made the team for the third year in a row, though he made it as a utility player this year after making it as an infielder the last two years.
    With fewer power hitters around him in the lineup, his power numbers were down this year as opponents pitched around him more.

  • More photos from TCHS Class of 2011 graduation

    When News photographers go to some events, such as school graduations, we take a lot more pictures than we can fit into the print edition. This Web site offers us an opportunity to share a lot more of our images with readers, and offers you the opportunity to see and buy them. To get started, click on this image to enlarge it, then click on the arrows to navigate through the rest of the set. We hope you enjoy what you see.

  • Cash Waggner starts 2-0

    TELL CITY—Cash Waggner & Associates rallied in the last inning twice to go 2-0 on Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league’s opening night Thursday.
    In the first game Cash Waggner scored seven runs without a hit in the fifth inning to beat Hair Razors 11-9.
    Four walks, three hit batsmen and an error contributed to that rally.
    Shannon Bryant had two of Cash Waggner’s four hits for the game. She and Jordan Vogt each drove in two runs.

  • Hauenstein, Malone named swim academic All-Americans

    TELL CITY—Tell City seniors Chelsea Malone and Erika Hauenstein have received the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association’s Academic All-American award.
    To receive this award, participates had to have at least a 3.75 cumulative grade-point average.
    “It’s a great honor and they join an elite group of eight previous Marksmen swimmers who have received the award in the past 30 years,” said Tell City Coach Lew Anderson.

  • Henrickson 14th at state

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City senior Ryan Henrickson finished 14th among 27 competitors in the 400-meter dash at the IHSAA boys state track meet Friday.
    Henrickson ran the race in 50.49 seconds, 56-hundredths of a second slower than his regional winning time.
    “Ryan ran a pretty strong first half of the 400,” said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden. “He definitely struggled the last 75 or 100 meters.
    “If he would’ve matched his regional time, he would’ve finished ninth.

  • Gibson, Brumfield make All-PLAC softball team

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s Morgan Gibson and Kristi Brumfield were named to the All-PLAC girls softball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Gibson, a senior center fielder, led the Commodores in hitting overall with a .368 batting average. She stole five bases and drove in five runs.
    She hit .478 in PLAC games to finish fifth in the conference batting race.
    She stole three bases in conference play.

  • Three Commodores make All-PLAC team

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central seniors Lucas Bryant, Andrew Harpenau and Kyle Troesch were named to the All-PLAC baseball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Harpenau, a pitcher third baseman, also made the team as a sophomore. He missed all of his junior season with a knee injury but came back strongly this year.
    “He worked really hard rehabbing it in the offseason,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers.

  • PC’s Douglas qualifies for boys golf regional

    JASPER—Perry Central junior Brad Douglas shot an 11-over-par 83 in the IHSAA boys golf sectional at Sultan’s Run Friday to qualify for the regional.

  • COLUMN: Hoosier graduations

    By BILL STANCZYKIEWICZ, Guest Columnist

    Indiana’s rising high-school graduation rate, which increased from 76 percent in 2006 to 85 percent in 2010, is tempered by the fact that some students are not making the grade.

    Two communities with the best improvement are Richmond and Mishawaka. In both school districts, the high-school graduation rate increased from 52 percent to 78 percent during that five-year period.