Today's News

  • Southridge beats TC in 8 innings

    HUNTINGBURG—Mariah Ferguson hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning to give Southridge a 6-4 PAC girls softball win over Tell City Tuesday.
    A two-out error in left field extended the inning for Ferguson.
    Josalyn Ress pitched a complete game for Tell City, giving up only one earned run. She gave up five hits and three walks and struck out nine.
    Tell City took a 3-0 lead in the third inning on one hit, a two-run double by McKenzie Hayes.

  • Cannelton girls team counting on defense

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Stronger defense could help Cannelton’s girls softball team improve on last year’s 1-11 record.
    “I think we’re better defensively than we were last year,” said Coach Brian Garrett.
    Three starting infielders return, though each will play a different position than last year.
    Allicyn Garrett moves from first base to shortstop, “her natural position,” said Brian Garrett. “She reads the ball extremely well.”

  • Southridge holds off Tell City

    TELL CITY—Each team won eight events, but Southridge used its depth in the shot put and middle distance races to beat Tell City 67.5-63.5 in girls track Tuesday.
    Tell City freshman Logan Flannagan broke Kate Schipp’s school record in the 100-meter intermediate hurdles by 64-hundredths of a second, winning them in 17.15 seconds (manually timed).
    Flannagan also won the 300 low hurdles in 49.18 and the high jump at 4 feet, 10 inches.
    She teamed with Tori Payne, Katlyn Braunecker and Sarah Goffinet to win the 1600 relay in 4:40.

  • PC girls outrun Cougars

    RAMSEY—Perry Central swept all the places in the 400-, 800-, 1600- and 3200-meter runs to beat North Harrison 74-56 in girls track Tuesday.
    Each team won eight events but Perry Central’s depth in those races made the difference.
    Cathryn Peter won the 1600 in 6:17 and the 3200 in 13:14. Lavina Schwartz placed second in both.
    Susan Schwartz won the 800 in 2:51 and Deidra Dickerson took the 400 in 1:08.
    Lindsey Gengelbach set a school record in the pole vault as she cleared 8 feet to win it.

  • Gibson Southern blanks TC 5-0

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—One set had to go to a tie-breaker, but Gibson Southern won every match in straight sets to beat Tell City 5-0 in PAC girls tennis Saturday.

  • PC trounces Cougars

    RAMSEY—Dacota Schaad won one individual sprint and two relays as Perry Central beat North Harrison 82-50 in boys track Tuesday.
    Schaad won the 200-meter dash in 24.34 seconds.
    He teamed with Hunter LaGrange, Mikey Wilkerson and Austin LeClere to win the 400 relay in 47.27.
    Schaad, Logan Dauby, Neal Schwartz and Ian Bashor won the 1600 relay in 3:52.
    Bashor also won the pole vault, clearing 11 feet.
    LeClere won the 100 dash in 12.06.

  • Tell City routs Raiders

    TELL CITY—Tell City won 10 of 11 running events and trounced Southridge 96-30 in boys track Tuesday.
    Tell City swept all three places in both hurdles races and the two longest distance races.
    Tyler Dauby won the 110-meter high hurdles in 15.94 seconds and David McDaniel took the 300 intermediates in 42.30.
    McDaniel also won the high jump by clearing 6 feet, 2 inches.
    He teamed with Colton Thomas, Brennan Malone and Ryan Henrickson to win the 1600 relay in 3:43.66.

  • Harpenau, Commodores blank Orleans in PLAC

    LEOPOLD—Andrew Harpenau threw a four-hit shutout and Perry Central finally put some hits together in the fifth inning to beat Orleans 4-0 in PLAC baseball Saturday.
    Harpenau struck out nine and walked one as he threw only 72 pitches.
    “Andrew looked really good,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. He got ahead in the count and threw his pitches. He mixed it up really well.”
    Perry Central was also scoreless until the fifth inning, when it hit three doubles and a single back-to-back.

  • Gunn, Marksmen slug Evansville Memorial

    EVANSVILLE—National baseball reporter Peter Gammons thinks the theory that a power hitter needs protection from other home run hitters in the lineup is overrated. Trent Gunn is proving him correct.
    Gunn hit two home runs as Tell City beat Evansville Memorial 9-6 Saturday. That gave him four home runs in three games this year after he hit a school-record 11 last year.
    But he is continuing his power surge this year despite the graduation of the power hitters who batted in front of and behind him last year.


    The seventh annual Tell City High School Art Show opened this week and is open today and tomorrow.

    Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with art exhibits on display in the high school library.

    Visitors should park in the teachers-visitors parking lot and sign in at the office.

    Visitors can vote for their favorite paintings, paper mache sculptures, paintings and ceramic work.