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Today's News

  • Tecumseh jumps on Cannelton early

    DUBOIS—Tecumseh had 19 hits as it defeated Cannelton 21-1 in a Class A softball sectional first-round game Monday.

  • Tell City nips Wolfpack in bottom of seventh

    TELL CITY—Tretter Lyons hit a two-run double in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Tell City a 7-6 baseball win over Crawford County Monday.

  • Grand slam propels North Posey past Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BRETZVILLE—North Posey used two home runs, one a grand slam, to beat Perry Central 6-2 in a Class 2A softball sectional first-round game Monday.
    Perry Central took a 2-1 lead with an unearned run in the fifth inning.
    Savannah Alvey reached base on an error by the shortstop to start the inning.
    After a pop-up to the first baseman, Madison Guillaume hit into a fielder’s choice for the second out. She then stole second base and scored on Catie Hauser’s single up the middle.

  • Vikings pound out win over Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BRETZVILLE—Hard hitting, pretty good control pitching and decent defense was the winning combination for North Posey again Tuesday as the Vikings beat Tell City 10-0 in the softball sectional semifinals.
    The Vikings had 15 hits, including a big home run for the second day in a row.
    “They are one of the best hitting teams we’ve faced,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter. “They hit the heck out of the ball the first time we played them too.

  • Underhill regional champion in discus

    EVANSVILLE—Perry Central’s Brynnan Underhill won the discus competition in the girls track regional Tuesday.
    Teammate Payton Emmons also qualified for the state meet by placing third in the 100-meter hurdles.
    Underhill threw the discus 115 feet, 2 inches to beat runner-up Ashley Lyninger of New Albany by 1 inch.
    Underhill’s throw was 6 feet, 6 inches farther than her sectional championship throw, though it was 2 feet, 6 inches short of her personal best set in the PLAC meet.

  • Tell City shuts out Rangers in opener

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    BRETZVILLE—Morgan Schuetter pitched a two-hitter and Tell City scored five runs in the first inning to beat Forest Park 5-0 in a Class 2A softball sectional first-round game Monday.
    This was Tell City’s first victory in a sectional game since defeating North Posey in the semifinals five years ago.
    The game was basically decided in the first inning.
    Hayley Fackler led off the bottom of that inning with a single to right-center field for Tell City.

  • Perry Central Art Show finalists
  • Memorial Day needs to mean something to all of us

    KARL HERZOG

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

    The soldiers of the war need no explanation; they can join in commemorating a soldier’s death with feelings of kind, whether they fell toward them or beside them.

    But Memorial Day needs to mean something to all of us. The 4th of July, I believe, we rejoice more as a whole because of our moral and civil independence.

    I remember a time as a scoutmaster, one boy did not believe Memorial Day was set a side to remember the one’s who gave of themselves. A deep shame indeed.

  • The Wright way of education

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

    United in life and joined by their love for teaching, if there is a model that embodies what it means to be a Perry Central Commodore, it would likely come in the form of the husband-and-wife teaching duo of Jackie and Nancy Wright.

    But soon, that torch of unwaivering classroom dedication will be passed on to the next generation of educators. Teachers with a combined 61 years at the school, both Mr. and Mrs. Wright plan to retire at the end of the school year.

  • Diplomas ready for 81 PC seniors

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    LEOPOLD – The strains of “Pomp and Circumstance” will echo inside the Perry Central High School gymnasium Sunday as members of the Class of 2016 receive their diplomas.