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Today's News

  • Tell City girls fall twice

    FORT BRANCH—Tell City committed 25 turnovers and hit only 23.9 percent from the field in a 70-23 PAC loss at Gibson Southern Saturday.
    Maddie Raley, a 6-foot-1 senior forward, led the Titans with 20 points, including three three-pointers.
    “They’re very good,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “The Raley girl is just legit - we couldn’t do anything with her - and their guards are good.
    “I think they’re the best team in our conference - they’ve got size that Southridge doesn’t have.

  • North Posey pulls away from PC in second half

    POSEYVILLE—Perry Central committed 12 turnovers in the second half of a 58-43 girls basketball loss to North Posey Saturday.
    Perry Central trailed only 22-20 at halftime. But North Posey center Ally Brandenstein scored 14 points in the second half, including hitting 8 of 9 free throws.
    A 6-foot junior center, she had a height advantage over the Commodores, who started no one taller than 5-5.
    Kayla Sanford added eight points in that half for the Vikings.
    The Vikings went on a 7-0 run midway through the third quarter to go ahead for good.

  • Wagner hired as Tell City assistant

    TELL CITY—Former Perry Central and Forest Park head coach Terry Wagner was hired as an assistant coach for Tell City’s football team Tuesday.
    A release from Tell City’s Athletic Director John Atkins said, “Wagner will bring with him a vast knowledge of the game and an incredible amount of experience. We are certain that he will be able to provide valuable guidance, based on his years of experience and nature of success, to our young coaching staff and players.”

  • Tecumseh’s defense shuts down Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Tecumseh held Cannelton to one field goal in the first half and beat the Bulldogs 75-23 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Cannelton hit 1 of 10 from the field and committed 19 turnovers in the first half, though the Braves rarely used a full-court press.
    “It’s not necessarily the defensive pressure forcing the majority of our turnovers - it’s just us making poor decisions,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “We make a bad pass or dribble into two or three defenders.

  • Eagles defeat Tell City

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit only 35.4 percent from the field, including 1 of 16 from three-point range, in a 66-49 boys basketball loss to Evansville Day Tuesday.
    “In the first quarter we executed and had good looks but didn’t convert,” said Tell City Coach Greg Arnold.
    Tell City cut the Eagles’ lead to 10 points midway through the third quarter but then gave up a rebound basket.

  • Reserves help Perry Central hold off Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Unlikely heroes Luke Bishop and Payton Thompson came off the bench to make key plays in Perry Central’s 51-43 boys basketball win over Cannelton Tuesday.
    A stellar all-around game by Damon Powers and stronger than usual rebounding kept Cannelton in the game until the final minute.
    Powers had 26 points, six steals, five rebounds and four assists.
    And the Bulldogs, who had been outrebounded by eight in each of their five most recent games, outrebounded Perry Central 32-30.

  • Kleeman to seek District 74 House seat

    Tell City Democrat to challenge incumbent Lloyd Arnold

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    PERRY COUNTY – As executive director of Lincoln Hills Development Corp., Larry Kleeman devoted 35 years to improving the lives of individuals, families and entire communities. Now, he’s looking to represent the citizens of five counties in the Indiana General Assembly.

  • A life in focus

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Children, early on in their youths, often have dreams of making it big in a chosen career path. For some it’s sports, police work or firefighting and for others maybe academia, music or art. But over time, those ideas may change, and by the time the teenage years hit, those initial long-ago visions fade and eventually become the what-could-have been’s alive only in faint memory .

  • Financial aid night Jan. 27

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a Financial Aid Night on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 6 p.m. in the school library. Seniors and their parents or guardians are encouraged to attend. A financial aid representative will be there to go over the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form to help those filing better understand the financial aid application process.

    If you have any questions, contact Lisa Noble at lisa.noble@tellcity.k12.in.us or at (812) 547-9715, Ext. 223.

  • When chasing big bass, rod choice makes difference

    Phil Junker

    Outdoor Tales

     

    Most anglers think it takes a heavy-duty rod to land a big bass, especially if you are a tournament fisherperson.

    Todd Faircloth has a different take.

    Faircloth, a Yamaha sponsored pro angler and six-time Bassmaster Elite tournament winner, isn’t always looking for a sturdy rod to quickly host his catch into the boat.