Today's News

  • All county events postponed Monday

    PERRY COUNTY—All sports events involving Perry County teams Monday were rained out.
    The Perry Central versus Cannelton baseball game has been rescheduled as part of a doubleheader at Cannelton next Monday at 4:30 p.m.
    The Perry Central versus Tell City softball game has also been rescheduled as part of a doubleheader, to be played at Tell City 4:30 p.m. April 29.
    Tell City’s girls tennis match at Crawford County has been rescheduled for May 9.
    The Perry Central at Tell City junior high track meet has been rescheduled for April 20.

  • Perry Central wins golf triangular

    ENGLISH—Eric Schepers, playing his first golf match of the season, was Perry Central’s fifth man Tuesday. But he proved to be the difference in the Commodores’ victory.
    Perry Central and Crawford County each shot 183 and Forest Park shot 190 in the triangular match.
    First place between the two PLAC foes was then decided by each team’s fifth man. And Schepers’ 53 was six strokes better than Crawford County fifth man Walker Bolen’s 59.

  • Patriots shut out Perry Central

    LEOPOLD—Jamie Tempel threw a one-hitter as Heritage Hills defeated Perry Central 12-0 in softball Saturday.
    The Patriots led only 3-0 until they scored nine runs in the top of the fifth inning.
    “We played a very good game for four innings, then the wheels came off and we made several mistakes on basic plays that let them open the door to a huge inning,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “We will learn from these mistakes and I know we will do better.

  • Vikings defeat Commodores

    POSEYVILLE—North Posey outhit Perry Central only 7-5 but took advantage of walks and errors to beat the Commodores 9-2 in baseball Saturday.
    Perry Central starter Ethan Myler walked five batters in three innings and reliever Josh Ward walked four in three innings. The Commodores committed four errors.
    “Ethan Myler started out a little shaky in the first inning, but settled in for us after that and threw well,” said Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor. “He ended up with five strikeouts.
    “Josh Ward came in and did a good job in relief.

  • Tell City girls outscore Paoli

    PAOLI—Tell City had seven hits and took advantage of 10 Paoli errors to win 14-4 in softball Saturday.
    Drawing seven walks also helped the Marksmen win the game in five innings by the 10-run rule.
    Morgan Schuetter and Emili Stephens each had two hits for Tell City. Elizabeth Kehl scored three runs.
    Tell City broke the game open with five runs in the top of the fifth inning on three hits, three walks and an error by the shortstop.

  • Commodores win triangular

    REO—Perry Central won only five of the 13 individual events but used its depth to rout two opponents in girls track Tuesday.
    The Commodores scored 72 points, South Spencer 49, and Southridge 45.
    Payton Emmons won both hurdles races, taking the 100-meter high hurdles in 16.65 seconds and the 300 lows in 52.33.
    Elizabeth Dauby won the 3200 run in 13:06 and teamed with Hannah Hubert, Ryann Lynch and Macey Emmons to win the 3200 relay in 11:05.1.

  • Commodores outrun Rebels, Southridge

    REO—Marcus Graham won three distance races and Nathan Rogier won both hurdles races as Perry Central won a boys triangular track meet Tuesday.
    The Commodores scored 64 points. South Spencer and Southridge tied for second with 51 apiece.
    Graham won the 1600-meter run in 4:46, beating a Southridge runner by one second, and the 3200 in 10:23.
    He teamed with Creek Wright, Logan Hubert and John Bashor to win the 3200 relay in 8:53, beating Southridge by one second.

  • Rebels overtake Tell City

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Trent Lehr drove in three runs and was the winning pitcher in relief as South Spencer beat Tell City 4-1 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    The game was well played by both teams, as they combined for only one error and no wild pitches or passed balls.
    Tell City left-hander Reed Goffinet held the defending Class 2A state champions scoreless the first five innings, giving up only two hits and one walk and striking out four in that span.

  • Saint Meinrad monks launch new podcast

    ST. MEINRAD – The monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey have launched a podcast, “Echoes from the Bell Tower.” The podcast’s first season begins with an episode about, logically enough, the bells of the Archabbey Church.

    Stories will share wit and wisdom from Benedictine monastery.

    Hosting the audio talk show are two young monks, Br. Joel Blaize, OSB, and Novice Tony Wolniakowski, OSB. Both are fairly new to the Benedictine monastery, having joined in 2015.

  • Tell City Kiwanis BBQ and Coke sales benefit youth projects

    PERRY COUNTY –Are you planning a barbecue or graduation event over Memorial Day weekend? Then the Tell City Kiwanis Club wants to help you.

    Tell City Kiwanians are taking orders for their Hog Daddy Days Barbeque and Coca-Cola fundraisers.  Delicious barbecue prepared by Bill and Dave’s Smokin’ Pit and any of 44 refreshing Coke products may be ordered from any Kiwanian or by calling one the following project chairpersons listed below.