Today's News

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  • Veterans tribute opens in Hawesville

    PERRY COUNTY – A traveling tribute to America’s veterans went on display Wednesday at the Hancock County, Ky. Fairgrounds and a variety of activities are planned there through Sunday.

    The display includes a replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall, the Cost of Freedom Memorial, a memorial to the lives lost Sept. 11, 2001, a “walk of heroes,” a nationally acclaimed art display, a panel offering personal tributes and World War II and Korean War displays, and will be on display 24 hours daily. Information about most of the displays can be found at www.avtt.org.

  • Marksmen fifth in PAC

    TELL CITY—Sarah Goffinet won the 1600-meter run and Elizabeth Kohnert placed second in two field events to lead Tell City to fifth place in the PAC girls track meet Tuesday.

    Forest Park won with 118 points. Tell City scored 86.

    Goffinet took the 1600 in 5:42.72 and placed fifth in the 3200 in 13:13.28.

    She teamed with Loren Braunecker, Hanna Goffinet and Andyn Rowe to place third in the 3200 relay in 10:41.50.

    Rowe placed third in the 3200 run in 121:57.34 and sixth in the 1600 in 5:57.67.

  • Bulldog girls get first victory in three years

    NEW HARMONY—Sammie James and Payton Reed combined for nine RBIs as Cannelton beat New Harmony 13-12 in the first game of a girls softball doubleheader Saturday.

    The Bulldogs thus ended a 33-game losing streak since their victory over Washington Catholic May 5, 2007.

    Allicyn Garrett went 4 for 5 to lead Cannelton’s 14-hit attack.

    Reed, Jaci Garrett and Sarah Powers each added three hits.

    James drove in five runs with two doubles and Reed added four RBIs.

  • TC wins 1 of 3 games

    BOONVILLE—Mike Maddle hit a home run and a double as Tell City beat Boonville 9-3 in baseball Monday.

    Dayne Seibert added two doubles for the Marksmen, who had eight of their 10 hits go for extra bases.

    Trent Benningfield pitched a six-hitter, with last-inning relief from Trent Gunn. The Marksmen backed them with errorless defense.

    “Benningfield is really throwing the ball like we expected him to,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl. “We played smart and clean all around.”

  • Lack of hitting hurts Commodores in 2 losses

    MARENGO—A lack of clutch hits hurt Perry Central in road baseball losses to Crawford County Monday and South Central Tuesday.

    Crawford County outhit the Commodores 10-4 Monday to beat them 7-2.

    The Commodores had no RBIs, as their runs scored on a balk and a wild pitch in the sixth inning. Zach Lutgring had the only hit that inning.

    “Offensively we’re still struggling,” said Perry Central Coach Gary Hanan. “Defensively we only made one error, but he had a couple of mental errors.”

  • Cannelton gets swept by Rappites, Raiders

    NEW HARMONY—New Harmony jumped to a 6-0 lead in the first two innings and beat Cannelton 11-4 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Saturday.

    Cannelton finished with 10 hits, only one less than the Rappites. But “we got off to a bad start the first two innings,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.

    Spencer Herzog, Ethan Patton and Hunter Herzog each had two hits for Cannelton.

    Cannelton batters struck out 12 times, including 10 in the first six innings against Rappite starter Andrew McDaniel.

  • Tell City outslugs Wolfpack

    MARENGO—Tell City pounded out 12 hits, including five doubles, to beat Crawford County 13-6 in girls softball Tuesday.

    The Marksmen jumped ahead early with a four-run first inning highlighted by freshman Stori Beard’s three-run double.

    Beard and Josalyn Ress each finished with three RBIs.

    Kyli Smithson, Hana Reed, Jamie Brinksneader and McKenzie Hayes each had two hits for Tell City

    Ress was the winning pitcher in relief. She entered the game in the third inning and finished with eight strikeouts and one walk.

  • PC falls to Wolfpack, Trojans

    MARENGO—Untimely errors and a continued hitting slump hurt Perry Central in a 4-1 girls softball loss to Crawford County Monday.

    Kristi Brumfield hit a double over the center fielder’s head in the fourth inning for the Commodores’ only hit. It was the third game in a row that they had just one hit.

    Perry Central batters struck out only twice against Crawford County pitcher Nikki Novak. But “other than Kristi’s double, we didn’t hit much of anything hard,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.

  • Marksmen top Rebels

    TELL CITY—Logan Bolin shot an 8-over-par 43 to lead Tell City past South Spencer 201-212 in boys golf Tuesday.

    Bolin tied South Spencer’s Samuel Hays, nephew of former Tell City wrestling star Brian Hays, for medalist honors.

    Other Tell City scorers were Matthew Watts with a 46, Nathan Wood 53, and Seth Ward 59.

    No Tell City player shot under 100 as the Marksmen finished 11th among 11 complete teams in the Warrick County invitational at Quail Crossing Saturday.

    Watts, a freshman, led the Marksmen with a 100.