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Today's News

  • Marksmen split with Wildcats

    MOUNT VERNON—Tell City had 22 hits as it split a baseball doubleheader with Mount Vernon Saturday.

    Tell City won the second game 10-6 behind a 12-hit attack.

    Kyle Osborne drove in four runs for the Marksmen that game as he went 3 for 4. Andy Chinn and Trent Gunn each hit a two-run double.

    Chinn and Nick Kleaving each had two hits.

    Jordan Rhodes picked up the win in relief. Flannagan walked nine and struck out two before being relieved in the fourth inning.

    Tell City lost the first game 5-3 despite outhitting the Wildcats 10-5.

  • PC crushes Springs Valley

    FRENCH LICK—Andrew Harpenau pitched a five-hit shutout as Perry Central trounced Springs Valley 10-0 in PLAC baseball Tuesday.

    The Commodores improved to 4-0 in the conference and clinched at least a tie for the title.

    They need to win only one of their last two conference games to win the title outright for the first time in the conference’s 30-year history (they have tied for the title three times).

    Tuesday’s game was scoreless after two innings, but Perry Central scored in each of the next five innings.

  • TC to face PC again in sectional

    TELL CITY—Tell City will face Perry Central in the first round of the Tell City baseball sectional May 28.

    Pairings for the sectionals were drawn by the IHSAA Tuesday.

    The six-team, Class 2A sectional at Tell City’s Frank Clemens Field will start Thursday, May 28, with Forest Park facing South Spencer at 5 p.m.

    That will be followed by Tell City vs. Perry Central at approximately 7:30 p.m.

    The winners of those two games will meet in the first semifinal game 5 p.m. Friday, May 29.

  • PC splits two PLAC games

    ORLEANS—Perry Central had a season-high 16 hits as it beat Orleans 9-5 in PLAC girls softball Monday.

    Cassy Schaad went 3 for 4 to lead Perry Central hitters.

    Tara Claise, Kristi Brumfield, Cassie Wilgus and Haley Lewis each added two hits. Every Perry Central starter had at least one hit.

    Claise and Brumfield each drove in two runs.

    Brumfield pitched a five-hitter for the win. She walked three and struck out four.

  • Trojans outscore Cannelton

    OAKLAND CITY—Wood Memorial scored multiple runs in five innings to beat Cannelton 13-6 in baseball Monday.

    The Trojans outhit Cannelton 14-8 and had three extra-base hits.

    Cannelton hit with them early, taking a 3-2 lead in the bottom of the first inning on Tyler Aud’s three-run homer, his second of the season.

    “We hit the ball,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We were all over him (Wood Memorial pitcher Nick Powers) in the first two or three innings.

  • PC 2nd, TC 3rd in triangular

    TELL CITY—Zach Graves and Charlie Weatherholt tied for medalist honors as Perry Central finished second in a three-team boys golf match Tuesday.

    Crawford County won with 169 strokes. Perry Central shot 182 and Tell City 185.

    Graves, Weatherholt and Crawford County’s Ryan Griffith each shot a 5-over-par 40.

    “I think we’re stroking the ball a lot better,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “But our next few guys had some trouble putting.”

  • Tell City's graduation speakers will discuss the future, diligence

    TELL CITY - Tell City High School valedictorian Jeffrey Andrew "Andy" Kast will look to the future and salutatorian Jenelle N. Clausen will discuss diligence when they take their turns addressing a commencement crowd Friday in the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena.

    As of Tuesday morning, 97 seniors were scheduled to graduate in the ceremony, which will begin at 7 p.m.

    Valedictorian Andy Kast

  • Four co-valedictorians on stage Sunday at Perry Central H.S.

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central High School's Class of 2009 will march to the strains of "Pomp & Circumstance" Sunday as 95 seniors complete their high-school careers.

    Four seniors, Arika Kemp, Kyle Schnell, Tony Backer and Andrew Devillez, are this year's class valedictorians and will speak during the 2 p.m. ceremony in the school gymnasium.

    Co-Valedictorian Arika Kemp

  • Cannelton leaders eye curfew

    CANNELTON - Cannelton city leaders ventured some ideas at a regular meeting of the board of public works and safety May 11 about preventing vandals from destroying property in city parks without infringing on residents' liberties.

    Acting Police Chief Eric Dickenson said his department has stepped up the number of checks on the parks "to get a handle on criminal mischief."

    Damage has occurred in the park known for a gazebo moved from its position along Seventh Street in 2004 to make way for a fire-station expansion.

  • Remembering our veterans