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  • Four co-valedictorians to address crowd at Perry Central commencement Sunday


    LEOPOLD – Four members of Perry Central High School’s Class of 2012 will recall their years together Sunday during commencement ceremonies in the high-school gymnasium. 

    Co-valedictorians for the class are Ivan Bland, Trent Brown, Lindsey Gengelbach and Susan Schwartz.

    Class president Zach Foster will welcome the crowd at the start of the 2 p.m. ceremony.

  • Powers earns valedictorian honors at Cannelton



    CANNELTON – The Cannelton High School Class of 2012 will hear from fellow classmate and class valedictorian Sarah Lee Powers during commencement ceremonies at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Cannelton Community Center.

  • Diplomas ready for Class of 2012

    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – One will look back to past memories and the other will discuss “where success and dedication takes you” when student speakers take the stage for the Tell City Junior-Senior High School graduation ceremony Friday.

    Salutatorian Rachel Woznicki will recall memories in her address and valedictorian Amanda E. Wagner will describe dedication during the ceremony, set to begin at 7 p.m. at the school.

  • Pence chooses Ellspermann for running mate

    FERDINAND – Republican nominee for governor Mike Pence introduced Sue Ellspermann as his running mate at a rally in her hometown of Ferdinand today.

    Sue Ellspermann has the integrity, business background and experience in state government that will make her a great lieutenant governor,” said Pence. “She will be a tremendous asset as we work to bring more jobs to Indiana.”

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  • PC second in two matches

    FRENCH LICK—Brad Douglas shot a 7-over-par 43 to lead Perry Central to second place in a three-team boys golf match on the Donald Ross course Thursday.
    Host Springs Valley won with 166 strokes. Perry Central shot 186 and Paoli 187.
    Perry Central’s next scorers were James Rogier with 43 and Trevor Carter 46.
    Nick Edwards and Nathan Bashor tied for fourth on the team at 53, and Eli Bryant was the fifth man with 58.
    Springs Valley’s Ethan Galloway was the medalist with 39.

  • Marksmen go 1-1 in sectional

    BOONVILLE—Tell City won all three singles matches and No. 1 doubles to beat Boonville 4-1 in the first round of the girls tennis sectional Wednesday.
    Rachel Woznicki shut out Kendra Hart 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles.
    Addie Peter beat Ashley Johnson 6-2, 6-2 in No. 2 and Theresa Hantschel defeated Amber Wade 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 in No. 3.
    Kelsey Gowers and Cassie Bryant outlasted Abi Gober and Haley Baker 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-2 in No. 1 doubles.
    Boonville’s Marissa Rees and Maddy Brown beat Robyn Scarpa and Megan Teague 6-2, 7-5 in No. 2 doubles.

  • Pike Central shuts out Tell City

    PETERSBURG—Pike Central took advantage of walks to beat Tell City 5-0 in PAC girls softball Wednesday.
    Tell City starter Makenzie Alvey gave up five walks, and all five of those runners came around to score.
    Each team had five hits and Tell City committed the game’s only error.
    “We actually played our best defensive game of the season,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “Hana Reed played the best game at shortstop I’ve seen anybody play in a long time.”

  • Claise leads Commodores to win

    LEOPOLD—Miranda Claise pitched a six-hit shutout and drove in two runs as Perry Central defeated Northeast Dubois 9-0 in girls softball Friday.
    Claise walked none and struck out two as she won her 10th game of the season.
    Each team had the same number of hits and walks, but the Commodores took advantage of five Northeast Dubois errors while committing only two themselves.
    Sydney Goffinet went 2 for 4 and drove in one run for Perry Central.

  • Perry Central sweeps Cannelton

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Morgan Richardson hit an inside-the-park home run in each game as Perry Central swept Cannelton 10-0 and 12-6 in a girls softball doubleheader Wednesday.
    Richardson hit an inside-the-park homer to deep center field in the third inning of the first game to give the Commodores a 2-0 lead.
    It came right after Ashley Guillaume hit a triple to left and scored on a wild pitch.
    The Commodores added two more runs in the fourth inning, which was highlighted by a Hannah Edwards double.