Today's News

  • Errors hurt TC in loss to Highlanders

    TELL CITY—Tell City gave up six unearned runs in the last two innings and lost to Floyd Central 13-11 in baseball Tuesday.

    Tell City led 11-7 going into the seventh inning. But an error by the first baseman kept that inning going for the Highlanders.

    A two-run homer followed and the Highlanders would go on to score two more runs in the inning to tie the score.

    In the top of the eighth inning two errors by Tell City’s third baseman and a sacrifice bunt put runners on second and third with one out.

  • Bulldogs win 2

    CANNELTON—Cannelton pitchers limited Whitesville Trinity to three hits as the Bulldogs swept a baseball doubleheader Monday.

    Tyler Aud pitched a one-hitter as Cannelton won the first game 5-3.

    Aud struck out six and walked one. Cannelton’s five errors were the main reason the Raiders were able to score.

    Cannelton scored five runs in the third inning on just two hits, singles by Aud and T.J. James.

    Three Trinity errors and two walks also contributed to that rally.

  • Chinn, Goffinet to play in Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic

    NEW CASTLE—Tell City seniors Andy Chinn and Lauren Goffinet will play in the Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic at New Castle Fieldhouse June 20.

    The event, co-founded by former Indiana University and NBA center Kent Benson, will feature 48 of the state’s top players of each gender.

    The top Class A and 2A players from metro-Indianapolis will face the top players from those classes from the rest of the state. Then the top Class 3A and 4A players will use the same format. Thus there will be two boys games and two girls games.

  • Wolfpack, Trojans top PC

    LEOPOLD—Wood Memorial rallied for six runs in the last two innings to beat Perry Central 6-2 in girls softball Tuesday.

    Perry Central took a 2-0 lead in the fourth inning. Cassy Schaad singled, stole second base, and scored the first run on a throwing error.

    Kristi Brumfield hit a double to the fence to drive in the second run.

    Wood Memorial threatened in nearly every inning but was shut out until scoring four runs in the sixth to take the lead for good.

  • Goffinet PAC 1600 champ; TC finishes 5th

    FORT BRANCH—Tell City scored well in the distance races, including Sarah Goffinet’s winning the 1600-meter run, as the Marksmen finished fifth in the PAC girls track meet Tuesday.

    Forest Park won with 126 points, one more than runner-up Gibson Southern. Tell City scored 59.5.

    Goffinet ran the 1600 in 5:27.53, moving her past Tiffany Davis into fourth place on Tell City’s all-time honor roll for that event.

    Only Connie Howland, Katie Chinn and Sherri Luecke ever ran it faster.

  • Tell City loses 2 PAC matches

    TELL CITY—Tell City won the top two singles matches but Heritage Hills won the rest to beat the Marksmen 3-2 in PAC girls tennis Tuesday.

    Bethany Peter defeated Eva Brenner 6-1, 6-4 in No. 1 singles.

    Jenelle Clausen beat Kelley Pund 6-1, 6-1 in No. 2.

    Heritage Hills won the other matches in straight sets.

    Tell City also lost a PAC match at Pike Central 4-1 Saturday.

    Clausen was Tell City’s only winner in that match. She went three sets to beat Sheri Neukam 6-0, 4-6, 6-0.

  • Tell City 10th in golf invitational

    BOONVILLE—Corey Young shot a 6-over-par 77 to lead Tell City to 10th in the 12-team Warrick Invitational boys golf tourney at Quail Crossing Saturday.

    Tell City shot 373 to beat Tecumseh and North Posey and finish just one shot behind Bosse. Evansville Central won with 295 and Castle and Evansville Memorial each shot 305.

    Young finished 11th among 60 golfers with his best 18-hole score ever.

    He also shot his best nine-hole score ever, an even-par 36, on the back nine.

    He birdied the par-4 No. 10 hole and par-5 No. 18 hole.

  • Newton double winner in PAC

    MITCHELL—Alex Newton won two individual races and was part of a school-record-setting relay to lead Perry Central to third place in the PLAC junior high boys track meet Saturday.

    Newton won the 800-meter run in 2:18.38 and the 1600 in 4:58. He broke his own school record in the 1600 by one second.

    He teamed with Logan Dauby, Jacob Schank and Levi Hilgenhold to win the 1600 relay in 4:02, setting a school record.

    In the girls meet Cathryn Peter won the 1600 in 6:03 and Ashley Gengelbach had a second-place finish and two thirds as Perry Central placed second.

  • Cell phones, shhh!

    TELL CITY - Starting June 1, the Tell City-Perry County Public Library will start enforcing a new cell-phone policy.

    The policy, originating from a letter published by The Perry County News in February, in which a resident reported being disturbed by people talking on their cell phones in the library, requires patrons to turn off or put cell phones on vibrate while in the library and to take necessary phone calls in the foyer or outside.

  • Rising waters close Indiana 66 in Perry County

    VINCENNES – The Indiana Department of Transportation has updated its list of roadways closed because of high water. The closures will remain in effect until waters recede.

    The following sections of roadway have either been closed or INDOT is advising motorists to use caution around these areas of high water

    In Perry County, Indiana 66 from Indiana 166 at Rocky Point to Indiana 70 at Derby is closed.

    Indiana 66 from Derby to Sulphur is also closed because of high water.