Today's News

  • Cannelton hosting own 3-team tourney Saturday

    CANNELTON—Cannelton will host the Bulldog Invitational, a three-team, round-robin, boys basketball tourney, Saturday.

    The Bulldogs will face Columbus Christian in the first game at 10 a.m.

    That will be followed by Columbus Christian vs. New Harmony at 1:30 p.m. and Cannelton vs. New Harmony at 6:30 p.m.

    Should each team finish with a 1-1 record, point differentials will be used to determine the tourney champion.

  • Colts fans, other teams cheated by Caldwell's benching his starters

    Many Perry Countians are Indianapolis Colts football fans, and some of them are understandably irate at Colts Coach Jim Caldwell’s benching his starters early in the third quarter against the New York Jets Dec. 27.

    The Colts, who were 14-0 and had a chance to join the 1972 Miami Dolphins as the only team to go undefeated through the regular-season and playoffs, led only 15-10 early in the third quarter when Caldwell benched all of his key starters, including superstar quarterback Peyton Manning.

  • Hayes, Schwartz make all-tourney

    TELL CITY—Perry Central center Katie Schwartz and Tell City center McKenzie Hayes have been named to the girls PSC Holiday Tip-off all-tourney team.

    Schwartz averaged 6.3 points and a team-high 6.0 rebounds for the Commodores, who were runners-up in the tourney. She hit all nine of her free throws.

    Hayes averaged 11.7 points and 12.3 rebounds in the Marksmen’s three tourney games.

  • K of C free-throw contest Jan. 17

    TELL CITY—The Tell City Knights of Columbus will hold their annual free-throw shooting contest for boys and girls ages 10-14 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, in Tell City High School’s auxiliary gym.

    There is no entry fee for the competition and trophies will be awarded to winners in each age group. Winners are also eligible to advance to the district competition.

    If there are any questions call Brian Zoll at 719-2402.

  • Froehlich wins 215-pound title in Mater Dei tourney

    EVANSVILLE—Dylan Froehlich won the 215-pound weight class to lead Tell City to 12th place in Mater Dei’s 16-team wrestling tourney Tuesday and Wednesday.

    Ryan Henrickson was the only other Tell City wrestler to place, finishing fifth in the 152-pound weight class.

    Host Mater Dei won the tourney with 241 points. Tell City scored 46.

    Froehlich pinned Brendan Darrow of Trinity in 4:45 in the 215-pound championship match to raise his season record to 22-0.

  • Regional Arts New Year's Eve event cancelled

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association New Year's Eve murder-mystery dinner theater, which was scheduled for Thursday at 6:30 p.m., has been cancelled.

    The performance of the band Blyndsyde, which was to start after the dinner theater, has also been cancelled.

  • Perry Central pulls away from Tell City girls in second half

    TELL CITY—Hot shooting by Hilarie Hahus in the last 10 1/2 minutes helped Perry Central pull away from Tell City 48-33 in the first game of the PSC Holiday Tip-off girls basketball tourney Saturday.


    Both teams were cold in the first half: Tell City was 4 for 22 from the field and Perry Central was 7 for 21 with 13 turnovers.


    Tell City still trailed by only two points, 26-24, after Ashley Fella hit a 12-foot baseline jumper with 21⁄2 minutes left in the third quarter.


  • PSC Holiday Classic features 2 new teams

    TELL CITY—Perry Central returns to defend its title but the fifth annual PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney will feature two new teams.

    Tecumseh and North Harrison have dropped out of the eight-team tourney. They have been replaced by Northeast Dubois and Owensboro Catholic.

    Perry Central beat Boonville 83-77 in a classic triple-overtime game for the title last year. But those two will meet in a first-round game this year at Tell City Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

    Boonville has been moved to the Tell City bracket this year, replacing North Harrison.

  • Goffinet scores 25 in Panthers’ win in Florida

    BABSON PARK, Fla.—Tell City graduate Lauren Goffinet scored a collegiate career-high 25 points, including seven three-pointers, in Kentucky Wesleyan’s 81-66 women’s basketball win over Webber International Dec. 20.

    The freshman shooting guard hit 7 of 9 from three-point range as she  tied for the second highest number of three-pointers made in a single game at KWC.

  • Test your knowledge with this trivia quiz

    Occasional trivia-quiz columns always seem to be popular with readers. And since nothing has been scheduled on the Perry County sports scene the last six days, this seems like a good time to do one.

    I have done a few in the past based on the “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” television game show’s format. But I’m not going to follow that format this time for three reasons:

    1. The show, now in syndication, is not as big a hit as it once was.