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Today's News

  • Perry Central runs past Tell City 32-6

    LEOPOLD—Levi Hilgenhold and Hunter LaGrange combined for 222 yards rushing and four touchdowns as Perry Central beat Tell City 32-6 in reserve football Monday.

    Hilgenhold carried the ball 14 times for 114 yards and one touchdown. LaGrange ran 13 times for 108 yards and three touchdowns.

    “Our line opened up some good holes,” said Perry Central Coach Nathan Toothman. “This is one of the better games they’ve had.”

  • Tell City second in tourney

    FORT BRANCH—A.J. Flynn and Christoph Drexler scored goals as Tell City beat Evansville North 2-0 in the first round of Gibson Southern’s junior varsity soccer tourney Saturday.

    Flynn scored unassisted and Drexler scored on an assist from Taylor LaGrange.

    Tell City goalie Casey May  registered seven saves as he recorded the shutout.

    That put the Marksmen in the championship game of the  four-team tourney. But Reitz beat them 2-0 for the title.

  • Alpine second at Evanston

    EVANSTON—A balanced hitting attack led Alpine to second place in the Evanston Hog Roast coed softball tourney Saturday.

    Four players hit between .680 and .720 for Alpine, led by Jeff Kessans at .720 (18 for 25).

    Wes Deom hit .708 and led the team in home runs with five and RBIs with 16. Matt Glenn led the team in runs scored with 13.

    Theresa Lain led Alpine’s women in hitting with a .368 average (7 for 19).

  • PC pulls away from Tell City

    TELL CITY—Perry Central stopped Tell City’s rushing game and used a strong ball-control offense to beat the Marksmen 28-7 in football Friday.

    The Commodores held Tell City to 62 yards rushing on 34 carries while amassing 265 yards on 39 carries themselves.

    The Commodores outrushed the Marksmen 105 yards to 39 yards in the first half and gained twice as many first downs as the Marksmen in that half.

  • Exchange student stars for Tell City soccer team

    TELL CITY—Members of Tell City’s athletic department may want Randy and Lisa Cole to pick their lottery numbers, as they have been really lucky in bringing star foreign exchange athletes to Tell City.

    One can count on one hand the number of exchange students who have ever starred for Tell City sports teams. And two of them have stayed with the Coles.

    Two years ago Kathi Kassen lived with the Coles and was one of the Marksmen’s top volleyball and girls tennis players.

  • Boonville’s spiking beats Perry Central

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central had one of its best blocking matches but could not match Boonville in kills and lost to the Pioneers 25-18, 25-7, 25-21 in volleyball Thursday.

    Megan Broshears made 11 kills for Boonville, matching the total of Perry Central’s top three hitters combined.

    Olivia Schroeder led the Commodores in kills with five.

    Boonville had 29 assists compared with Perry Central’s 11. Tessa Lynch led Perry Central with six assists.

    Megan Hedinger made seven blocks for the Commodores. Lynch added four and Schroeder made two.

  • Tecumseh tops Tell City

    TELL CITY—Julie Roeder made 21 kills as Tecumseh beat Tell City 17-25, 25-15, 25-20, 25-16 in PAC volleyball Thursday.

    Tell City fell to 0-5 in the conference and 7-9 overall.

    Tecumseh won the junior varsity match 25-22, 18-25, 15-7.

    Megan Austin made eight kills for 3-6 Tell City and Stori Beard added four.

    Cassidy Barnhill made nine digs and Devin Marchand served four aces.

    Tell City will host Cannelton Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

  • Archers overtake Gibson Southern

    TELL CITY—Reese Miller scored two touchdowns in the second half as Tell City beat Gibson Southern 24-12 in eighth grade football Thursday.

    Miller scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 1-yard run in the third quarter. He later scored on a 14-yard pass from Brennan Malone.

    Tell City scored its first-half touchdowns on a 2-yard run by Trevor Zuelly and a 59-yard pass from Chris Schaefer to Drew Mowery.

    On defense Malone intercepted a pass and Jimmy Phillips recovered a fumble.

  • County could see military activity this week

    PERRY COUNTY - Marines preparing for deployment next year will conduct an exercise in southern Indiana and northern Kentucky beginning Thursday and continuing through Oct. 7.

    He couldn't say specifically what Perry County people will see, Marine Capt. Robert Shuford told The News Friday, but activity here will likely be limited to flyovers of military aircraft such as Ospreys, Harriers and Huey and Cobra helicopters.

  • Pinwheels for Peace