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  • THE END

    TELL CITY - Carroll Ray Goffinet has been a part of the Tell City-Perry County Library board since 1982, but his tenure officially ended at the board's monthly meeting Dec. 2.

    "I've enjoyed the years I've spent on the board," Goffinet said.

    Board members and library staff presented him with cards and gifts, including a plaque to commemorate his time on the board. Members of his family attended a short celebration held afterward and Goffinet fondly talked to members about his time on the board.

  • Second-chance points help Rangers top TC

    FERDINAND—Forest Park’s 12 offensive rebounds and 10 steals helped the Rangers beat Tell City 57-41 in boys basketball Saturday.

    Though Tell City had a 36-32 edge in rebounds overall, the Rangers grabbed four more offensive rebounds. At least three times they got rebounds of their own free throws.

    Tell City Coach John Hayes said that “absolutely” should not happen. “That’s what we just talked about (to the players after the game).

  • Officials redeem Waupaca bonds

    TELL CITY - Members of the Perry County Redevelopment Authority adopted a resolution Dec. 3 to redeem bonds that funded a Hoosier Southern Railroad spur to Waupaca Foundry in 1997.

    The $1.8 million in bonds also funded a locomotive and repairs to the main rail line, explained Chris Goffinet, attorney for the three-member redevelopment authority.

  • South Central’s runs too much for Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Cannelton could not overcome two big South Central runs in a 59-44 boys basketball loss to the Rebels Saturday.

    The Bulldogs hit 5 of 6 shots from the field to start the second quarter, including two three-pointers by Cody Lawalin, to build a 20-16 lead.

    On South Central’s next trip down the floor, with 3:25 left in the first half, the Rebels were called for a technical foul for unsportsmanlike conduct.  Lawalin hit 1 of 2 free throws to increase Cannelton’s lead to 21-16.

  • Rebels' rebounding knocks off Bulldogs

    REO—South Spencer outrebounded Cannelton 33-16 to beat the Bulldogs 43-23 in boys basketball Tuesday.

    Both teams shot poorly from the perimeter--Cannelton was 4 for 21 from three-point range and South Spencer was 1 for 7.

    But the Rebels got more inside baskets thanks to some strong baseline moves and baskets after offensive rebounds.

    They had two rebound baskets on one possession with six minutes left in the third quarter.

  • PC girls rout Senators

    LEOPOLD—Katie Schwartz, Hilarie Hahus and Lavina Schwartz combined to hit 16 of 21 field-goal attempts as Perry Central trounced West Washington 63-30 in PLAC girls basketball Monday.

    The Commodores hit a season-high 54.3 percent from the field overall.

    “We shot a lot of layups in the second half—that really helps your percentage,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.

    After playing zone and a triangle-and-two earlier, West Washington switched to a man-to-man defense in the fourth quarter and Perry Central got several backdoor layups.

  • Southridge pins Marksmen

    TELL CITY—Southridge won six matches by pins and two by forfeits as it defeated Tell City 50-21 in wrestling Tuesday.

    “We gave up way too many pins,” said Tell City Coach Joe Litherland. “They outquicked us and they outmuscled us.”

    Matt Sabelhaus, Dustin Gould and Dylan Froehlich earned pins for Tell City and Jessie Lawalin won a 3-1 decision.

    Tell City will host a tourney Saturday at 9 a.m.

    Southridge 50, Tell City 21

    103-Double forfeit.

    112-Jesse Lawalin (TC) dec. Underwood 3-1.

  • Tell City boys finish 4th in own relay meet

    TELL CITY—Nick Bower, Greg Clayton and David McDaniel each swam on three fourth-place relays to lead Tell City to fourth place in its own boys swimming relay meet Saturday.

    Those three teamed with Hunter Sandage to take fourth in the 250-yard freestyle relay in 2:20.94.

    Bower, Clayton, Jerry Ammon and McDaniel were fourth in the 200 free relay in 1:44.40.

    Justin Peter, Taylor Maddle, Jarrod Clayton and McDaniel placed fourth in the 200 stroke/free relay in 1:51.94.

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