Today's News

  • Wildcats outshoot Perry Central, Tell City

    ENGLISH—Jasper had the four lowest scorers in the match as it beat Perry Central and Tell City in boys golf Monday.
    The Wildcats shot 146, Perry Central 186, and Tell City 194.
    Tell City freshman Colin Noble shot 43, tying Jasper’s fifth and sixth men for the fifth best score in the match.
    Perry Central had better balance than the Marksmen, though. Coby Aders shot 45, Brennan Tucker 46, Zach James 47, and Garrett James 48 for the Commodores’ scoring.

  • Paoli outslugs Perry Central girls

    PAOLI—Paoli out-hit Perry Central 14-11 to win 16-15 in PLAC softball Monday.
    The game was also plagued with errors, with Perry Central committing seven and Paoli 11.
    “We made a few steps backwards compared to the Tecumseh game by making simple errors and giving them runs off the errors and then not staying off pitches that we know are out of the zone,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.

  • Eagles’ HR nips Tell City in 7th

    LANESVILLE—Laynie Collins hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift Lanesville past Tell City 6-4 in softball Tuesday.
    Lanesville built a 4-0 lead early but Tell City tied the game with four runs in the fifth inning.
    Haley Presley hit a two-RBI single to start that rally and Chloe Carman doubled home the other two runs.
    Neither team scored again until Collins’ walk-off homer two innings later.

  • PC boys 2nd in invitational

    DUBOIS—Clay James won both hurdles races and Marcus Graham set a meet record in the 3200-meter run to lead Perry Central to second place in Northeast Dubois’ boys track invitational Tuesday.
    Northeast Dubois won the six-team meet with 172 points. Perry Central scored 111 and Forest Park was third with 104.
    James ran the 110-meter high hurdles in 16.24 seconds and the 300 intermediates in 42.65 for his blue ribbons.
    Graham won the 3200 run in 9:42.0, breaking the meet record of 9:43.8 set by Northeast Dubois’ Josh Genet in 2010.

  • Tell City falls to Evansville Central

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City did not score until the seventh inning in a 6-2 baseball loss to Evansville Central Tuesday.
    “Our pitching competed all game long again, and I feel like we wasted another good performance on the mound,” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield.
    At the plate “we fouled off a lot more pitches tonight and I think we did a much better job of hitting with two strikes,” he said. “We still need to do a better job of making adjustments at the plate.”

  • Perry Central nips Paoli

    LEOPOLD—Gavin Poole doubled home the go-ahead runs as Perry Central beat Paoli 8-7 in PLAC baseball Tuesday.
    Left-hander Jaron Underhill pitched the first five innings for the win. He walked two and struck out one, and he did not give up a run after the first inning.
    Paoli scored five runs in the top of the first, though. And though two errors prolonged the inning, Underhill also gave up five singles and two walks that inning.
    Did Perry Central Coach Jeremy Edwards consider taking him off the mound then?

  • Bulldogs get first win

    MADISONVILLE, Ky.—Cannelton scored the winning run on an error in the seventh inning to beat Heritage Christian 6-5 in baseball Monday.
    Logan Marshall went 2 for 4 to lead Cannelton’s seven-hit attack. Patrick Lawson added a single and two walks.
    Rafe Garrett, Lawson and Peyton White each drove in one run.
    Garrett pitched the last three innings to earn the win in relief of Marshall.
    Garrett gave up no hits and one walk and struck out six.

  • Marksmen fall twice in tennis

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City won a first-set tiebreaker in No. 1 doubles but South Spencer won every other set to beat the Marksmen 5-0 in PAC girls tennis Monday.
    South Spencer’s Allie Rutherford and Becca Rutherford overcame the first-set loss to beat Tell City’s Alex Lawalin and Kaydi Backer 6-7 (7-5), 6-1, 6-1 in No. 1 doubles.
    Baylie Manis and Baylee Kirchgessner defeated Kyra Gentry and Caitlin Teague 6-3, 6-1 in No. 2 doubles.

  • Perry County Special Olympics to return for 50th year May 6

    TELL CITY – Special Olympics Perry County and St. Meinrad Archabbey/Cooperative Action for Community Development Inc. will host its 50th annual track and field and bocce meet at 9 a.m. on May 6 at Legion Field in Tell City.

    “Everyone is welcome to attend this event,” said Vicky Lutgring, Special Olympics Perry County, County Coordinator. “Please come out and meet some of our outstanding areas Special Olympians!”

  • Kiwanis selling barbecue and Coke to benefit youth

    TELL CITY – Tell City Kiwanians are taking orders for their Coca-Cola and their Hog Daddy Days Barbeque fundraisers. Delicious barbecue prepared by Bill and Dave’s Smokin’ Pit and Coke products, including Powerade and water, may be ordered from any Kiwanian or by contacting Kiwanis President Brian Fletcher at his office at American Family Insurance, 646 Main St. in Tell City, by calling (812) 566-3057 or at (812) 620-3848.

    The Tell City Kiwanis Club is a nonprofit organization dedicated to youth.