Today's News

  • Corydon shuts out Commodores

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central had only two hits in a 5-0 girls softball loss to Corydon Wednesday.
    Corydon’s pitcher “wasn’t that fast, but she moved the ball around well,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.
    Still he was pleased with his team’s “big improvement because last year we played them and got beat 25-0.”
    Morgan Gibson and Haley Lewis singled for Perry Central’s only hits.
    Gibson stole second base and reached third base (on a teammate’s grounder) with only one out in the first inning.

  • Commodore girls 2nd in tri-meet

    LEOPOLD—Lindsey Gengelbach won three events to lead Perry Central to second place in a three-team girls track meet Thursday.
    Heritage Hills won with 81 points. Perry Central scored 71 and Wood Memorial 17.
    Gengelbach won the 100-meter dash in 13.69 seconds, the 200 in 28.38, and the pole vault by clearing 8 feet.
    Cathryn Peter won the 1600 in 5:42 and the 3200 in 12:41.8.
    Ashley Gengelbach cleared 5 feet, 2 inches to win the high jump and Katie Schwartz won the shot put with a 29-foot-3 throw.

  • Commodore boys second to Patriots in triangular meet

    LEOPOLD—Heritage Hills won 11 of 16 events to beat Perry Central and Wood Memorial in a boys triangular track meet Thursday.
    Heritage Hills scored 85 points, Perry Central 76.5, and Wood Memorial 5.5.
    “We didn’t do quite as well as I thought we would,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett. “We had a poor night in the field events.”
    He also said that having Ivan Bland (injured) and Andrew Huber (playing golf for Perry Central) absent “hurt us in the hurdles.”

  • Cougars claw Commodores

    RAMSEY—Perry Central outhit North Harrison 7-4 but the Cougars put their hits together better to win 4-1 in baseball Wednesday.
    A two-run homer by Lincoln Jones in the bottom of the fifth inning was the biggest blow for the Cougars.
    “We only struck out twice, so at least we’re making contact,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers. “We left too many people on base (eight), though—we just couldn’t come up with the big hit.”
    Lucas Bryant went 3 for 4 to lead Perry Central hitters.

  • Marksmen 6-0 after slugging Braves, Rebs

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Cordell Snyder hit a tie-breaking three-run homer as Tell City beat Tecumseh 13-2 in PAC baseball Wednesday.

  • School corp. to hold public meeting

    TELL CITY – The Tell City-Troy Township School Corporation will conduct a public hearing regarding the Public Law 221 Academic Category Placement at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
    This hearing will take place in the auditorium prior to the 7 p.m. school board meeting.

  • Students learn about life cycles

    Students in Kelli Braunecker’s second-grade classroom at William Tell Elementary School watch and observe as eggs are placed inside an incubator.

  • Church News, April 7

    St. Paul mission trip fundraiser
    TELL CITY – St. Paul parish will sell carryout chicken dinner to benefit the St. Paul Church Mission trip for 20 youth and adults.
    The dinners will be sold Sunday on the corner of 12th and Tell streets beginning at 10:30 a.m. The dinner includes grilled chicken, creek fries and green beans for $7. The mission trip participants will help homeless, elderly, children and single mothers experience a better life in Nashville, Tenn.

  • Gospel group to perform at Freewill Baptist Monday

    CANNELTON – The Inspirations, a gospel quartet from Bryson City, N.C. will be ministering in song and testimony at the Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church, 117 Second St., Monday, April 11 at 7 p.m.
    Having traveled more than three million miles, The Inspirations have spread the gospel in song in almost every state in the Union, including Alaska and Hawaii. They have hosted tours to Europe, Bahamas and the Holy Land. They are regulars at the annual Nation Quartet Convention.

  • Community News, April 7

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