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Today's News

  • James 18th in world ironman

    MONT-TREMBLANT, Quebec – Tell City native Courtney Busse James placed 18th in her women’s age group in the Ironman 70.3 world championships Sunday.
    James, a 1989 Tell City graduate, finished 1,065th overall among 2,235 male and female entrants and 18th among 115 in the 40-44 women’s age group with a total time of 4 hours, 56 minutes, 38 seconds.

  • Tell City battles, shuts out Pats

    TELL CITY—Four of the five matches included a 7-5 set but Tell City beat Heritage Hills 5-0 in PAC boys tennis Tuesday.
    Jake Swihart outlasted Tyler Waggoner 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 in No. 1 singles.
    Zach Fisher beat Cameron Van Winkle 7-5, 6-0 in No. 2 singles and Luke Thomas beat Dalton Gray by the same score in No. 3.
    Kevin Yeung and Jeff Yeung beat Keith Woolems and Gavin Fella 6-3, 7-5 in No. 1 doubles.
    Chandler Lacy and Jackson Ramsey beat Pierce Brown and Sam Martin 6-3, 6-1 in No. 2 doubles.

  • Bulldogs outserve Cloverport for first win

    CANNELTON—Nicole Harris made eight digs and three kills and served two aces as Cannelton beat Cloverport 25-17, 26-24, 25-19 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Ashley Troutman and April Terry each served seven points and Kelsey Marshall added six.
    Terry, Marshall and Jordyn Vogt each served two aces to match Harris in that department.
    Marshall and Troutman each made two digs and Vogt made two kills.

  • PC 1-3 in Barr-Reeve tourney; tops Crawford County Tuesday

    MONTGOMERY—Perry Central lost to three teams ranked in the top five in the state’s Class A coaches poll at Barr-Reeve’s volleyball tourney Saturday.
    The Commodores fell to No. 5 Trinity Lutheran 25-19, 25-10, to No. 2 Barr-Reeve 25-17, 25-14, and to No. 3 Indianapolis Lutheran 25-20, 25-14.
    They then beat Linton 25-17, 25-18 to place seventh in the eight-team tourney.
    Brittany Parker made eight kills and 13 digs against Linton.
    Jordan Sprinkle added five kills and Maddie Hubert four. Grace James had 16 assists and served three aces.

  • Tell City to face Chargers Friday

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Pike Central is usually the weakest team on Tell City’s football schedule, but the Chargers will bring a more-potent-than-usual offense to town Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    They have scored 35 points in three games, including two touchdowns against unbeaten Heritage Hills last week.
    But they are 0-3, as their defense has given up at least 35 points every game and an average of 46.3 points per game.

  • Paoli’s option to test PC Friday

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    PAOLI—Paoli enters Friday’s 6:30 p.m. PLAC football game against Perry Central with a 1-2 record, its worst start in years. But Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson said the Rams are still a strong team.
    “I think they’ve played some tough competition,” he said of their losses. “Brownstown is going to be a contender in Class 3A and Evansville Central (an undefeated Class 4A team) had a lot of speed.”

  • Tell City splits girls golf matches

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City leader Addie Peter has struggled with her driving on her home course this season and most of the other Marksmen have struggled with their putting. So they lost to Floyd Central 191-231 in girls golf Monday.
    Peter shot 48 to lead Tell City.
    Other Marksman scorers were Sydney Goffinet with 57, Shannon Bryant 61, and Halee Lamb 65.
    Floyd Central’s Katie Bruno shot 42 for medalist honors.
    Tell City traveled to Boonville Tuesday and beat the Pioneers 217-228.

  • Arnold to coach Tell City basketball team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Greg Arnold, a former Tell City and college star, was hired as Tell City’s boys varsity basketball coach Tuesday.
    A 1987 Tell City graduate, he played varsity three years for coaches Don Burton and Dave Alvey.
    He averaged 17.3 points per game as a senior and made the All-Big Eight Conference team. He averaged 18.4 ppg in conference play, second in the conference.

  • Tell City, Perry Central split games

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Ty Smith and Treyton Mucker each scored three touchdowns as Tell City used its speed to beat Perry Central 50-0 in eighth grade football Thursday.
    The Marksmen used a little razzle-dazzle to score their first touchdown. Trent Arnold completed a pass to Spencer Fest, who immediately tossed it back to Smith. Smith then ran in for the touchdown.
    That played covered 21 yards and came right after Tell City’s Jeff Miller recovered a Perry Central fumble.

  • Singles propel Tell City to victory

    TELL CITY—Tell City won all three singles matches to beat Crawford County 3-2 in boys tennis Wednesday.
    Jake Swihart shut out Brian Mitchell 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles and Zach Fisher beat Aaron Pearson by the same score in No. 2.
    Luke Thomas beat Gavin Coleman 6-0, 6-2 in No. 3 singles.
    Both Tell City doubles teams won their first set but lost their next two.
    Kevin Yeung and Jeff Yeung lost to Beasley and Smith 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles.
    Chandler Lacy and Jackson Ramsey lost to Pinter and Pinter 2-6, 6-2, 6-2.