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  • 13-run inning propels South Spencer past TC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—South Spencer scored 13 runs in the second inning en route to beating Tell City 15-0 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    The Rebels pounded out 17 hits in the five-inning game, with 11 of them—including three for extra bases—coming in the second inning.
    They also took advantage of four Tell City errors and a sacrifice fly that inning.

  • Brown sets TC frosh records

    TELL CITY—Elliott Brown set Tell City freshman records in the 100- and 200-meter dashes as the Marksmen placed second in a three-team boys track meet Monday.
    Northeast Dubois won with 77.5 points. Tell City scored 68.5 and Tecumseh 16.
    Brown won the 100 in 11.05 seconds and the 200 in 23.41. He broke Tell City’s freshman records of 11.42 in the 100 set by Jimmy Logsdon in 1998 and 23.7 in the 200 set by John Nelson in 1981.
    Brown took second in the long jump at 17 feet, 7 inches. Teammate Malcolm Lincoln jumped one inch farther to win it.

  • PC whips Raiders, Rebels

    HUNTINGBURG—Alex Newton won two individual distance races and a relay to lead Perry Central to victory in a boys triangular track meet Tuesday.
    Perry Central scored 88 points, Southridge 43, and South Spencer 36.
    Newton won the 1600-meter run in 4:40 and the 3200 in 10:21.
    He teamed with Logan Dauby, Abe Schwartz and Aaron Pierrard to win the 3200 relay in 9:02.
    Pierrard also won the 800 run in 2:14 and Schwartz was second in 2:19.

  • Gengelbach leads Perry Central past Southridge

    HUNTINGBURG—Lindsey Gengelbach won four individual events as Perry Central held off Southridge to win a girls triangular track meet Tuesday.
    Perry Central scored 85 points, Southridge 75, and South Spencer 6.
    Gengelbach won the 100-meter dash in 13.88 seconds and the 200 in 28.09. She took the high jump at 4 feet, 10 inches and the pole vault at 8 feet.
    Grace James and Cathryn Peter each won two individual events and a relay for the Commodores.
    James took the 400 dash in 1:05 and the long jump at 14 feet, 103⁄4 inches.

  • PC whacks Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Zach Foster went 4 for 4 as Perry Central defeated Cannelton 24-4 in baseball Monday.
    The Commodores put the game away with an 11-run second inning. Foster started the inning with a triple to right field and had an RBI single up the middle later in the inning.
    Colt Brown hit a two-run double and a single in the inning and Derek Thomas also had two hits that inning.

  • Claise, Commodores shut out Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Miranda Claise pitched a one-hitter and Sydney Goffinet hit a three-run homer as Perry Central beat Tell City 11-0 in girls softball Monday.

  • Annual Charlie Tuggle Poker Run April 28

    TELL CITY – The fifth annual Charlie Tuggle Poker Run will be held April 28 starting at Braunie’s Bar in Tell City. All bikes will head out at 11 a.m. and are due back in at 4:30 p.m.
    Cost is $15 per hand or $25 for a double. Door prizes and a half-pot drawing will be held and food will be available. All vehicles are welcome to participate.
    All proceeds from the event will go to the Shriners Children Hospital and Schreiber Family Charities. For more information, call John at 547-7917 or Joe at 547-8803 or 719-0176.

  • Community news, April 12

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • Perry County Relay for Life fundraisers, events

    Relay for Life events, upcoming fundraisers
    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Relay For Life Lifesavers team will hold a euchre tourney Saturday at the Leopold Conservation Center. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and cost is $5 per person.
    Cash prizes and concessions will be available.
    All proceeds will benefit the Relay for Life.
    For more information, contact Gail Edwards at 843-5233 or (812) 608-0665.

  • Happenings, April 12

    Tomlision relocates to Illinois
    PONTIAC, Ill. – Dorothy Tomlison, who has lived for several years with her daughter near Evanston, is now residing near family members in Illinois.
    Her address is Asta Care Center of Pontiac, 300 Lowell Ave. Room 151, Pontiac, IL 61764.