Today's News

  • Legislation stalls teacher contract

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton School Board members tabled at a regular meeting Thursday action on a teachers contract that may have to be modified to reflect last week’s changes in state law.

    Senate Bill 575, which limits teachers collective-bargaining rights to wages and related benefits, had previously been approved by the Indiana House and was approved Tuesday by the senate.

  • South Spencer edges Marksmen 3-2

    TELL CITY—Tell City won one singles and one doubles match but lost to South Spencer 3-2 in PAC girls tennis Tuesday.
    Rachel Woznicki beat Bethany Damin 6-3, 6-2 in No. 3 singles.
    Brooke Birchler and Vivian Clarke earned the Marksmen’s other win, outlasting Crystal Bidwell and Lauren Martin 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles.
    South Spencer’s Shayla Ball and Cheyenne Ramsey edged Mary Burst and Lacey Briggs 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 in No. 2 doubles.

  • Theising powers Rangers past PC

    FERDINAND—Jordan Theising hit a three-run homer in the fourth inning to lift Forest Park past Perry Central 6-3 in girls softball Monday.
    Perry Central took a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning.
    But the Commodores had little success against Forest Park pitcher Allison Hoffman after that, though “we made contact all night (only two strikeouts),” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber. “We hit the ball well.”
    Kristi Brumfield went 2 for 3 to lead Perry Central’s five-hit attack.

  • Commodores 3rd in four-team meet

    NEW SALISBURY—A strong fifth-man score helped Perry Central edge North Harrison for third place in a four-team boys golf match Monday.
    Crawford County won with 165 strokes. West Washington shot 169, and Perry Central and North Harrison each shot 179.
    The tie-breaker was the fifth man, which Perry Central’s Nathan Bashor won with a 49.
    Brad Douglas led the Commodores by shooting an 8-over par 43.
    Their other scorers were Andrew Huber and Trevor Carter each at 45 and Dylan Hirsch 46.

  • Marksmen outshoot Braves

    BOONVILLE—Logan Bolin shot a 40 for medalist honors as Tell City beat Tecumseh 177-216 in boys golf Tuesday.
    Seth Ward shot 44, Matthew Watts 45, and Grant Bolin 48 to complete the Marksmen’s scoring. Nathan Wood was their fifth man with a 50.
    Watts birdied the par-4 No. 7 hole.
    “The boys played really well,” said Tell City Coach Keith Feldpausch. “This is the first time in two years we’ve had all four scores in the 40s.”

  • PC girls 2nd in 4-team meet

    LEOPOLD—Cathryn Peter won two distance races as shorthanded Perry Central placed second in a four-team girls track meet Tuesday.
    Northeast Dubois won with 136 points. Perry Central scored 59.5, Springs Valley 42.5, and Cannelton 4.
    Eight Perry Central athletes, including star sprinter Lindsey Gengelbach, were gone to the regional academic bowl.
    The Commodores did not even enter the 3200-meter relay, as some of the members of that squad were absent.

  • TC wins frosh-soph meet

    DUBOIS—Tell City’s senior-dominated boys track team proved it has some good younger talent also as the Marksmen won Northeast Dubois’ five-team freshman-sophomore invitational Tuesday.
    And they did it with only 10 boys, as “we had some hurt and some at the regional academic bowl,” said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden.
    “I believe we took the fewest number of athletes to this meet and somehow came out on top by 41 points,” he added.

  • Pioneers nip PC in 8

    LEOPOLD—Boonville scored 11 runs in the last five innings, including two in the eighth, to beat Perry Central 11-9 in baseball Tuesday.
    Perry Central led 9-4 after scoring six runs in the fifth inning.
    The Pioneers tied the score, though, with three runs in the top of the seventh—one of them unearned.
    “Our errors (Perry Central committed three) hurt us tonight,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers.

  • Tell City mauls Titans late

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s offense lit up after a lightning delay as the Marksmen crushed Gibson Southern 10-0 in PAC baseball Monday.
    The game was scoreless through four innings. Then after a 45-minute lightning delay, “our offense came to life,” said Tell City Coach Mark Wahl.
    Cordell Snyder led off the Tell City fifth with a single. Dayne Seibert then hit a 3-2 fastball over the center-field fence for a home run to give the Marksmen a 2-0 lead.

  • Commodores rout Cannelton

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central pounded out 16 hits in four innings to beat Cannelton 15-0 in baseball Monday.