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  • PC girls 2nd in triangular

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge won nine events and also used its depth to edge Perry Central for first place in a girls triangular track meet Tuesday.
    Southridge scored 79 points, Perry Central 70, and South Spencer 17.
    Perry Central’s Amber Lindauer won both hurdles races.
    She took the 100 highs in 16.7 seconds and the 300 lows in 49.8.
    Teammate Payton Emmons placed second in both, running the 100s in 17.0 and the 300s in 52.7.

  • Tell City 2nd in triangular

    TELL CITY—Donovan Ingle and Elliott Brown each won two individual events and a relay to lead Tell City to second place in a boys triangular track meet Monday.
    Northeast Dubois won with 84 points. Tell City scored 78 and Tecumseh 4.
    Ingle won the 1600-meter run in 4:37 and the 800 in 2:03.43.
    He teamed with Travis Brinksneader, Leo Simpson and Seth Vaquero to win the 3200 relay in 8:56.24.
    Brown won the 100 dash in 11.07 and the 200 in 22.83.

  • Tell City girls win tri-meet

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert, Katie Goffinet and Hailey Carman each won two individual events to lead Tell City to victory in a girls triangular track meet Monday.
    Tell City scored 83 points, Northeast Dubois 75, and Tecumseh 6.
    Kohnert cleared 5 feet to take the high jump and won the 100-meter high hurdles in 17.52 seconds.
    Goffinet won the long jump at 13 feet, 11 inches and the 300 low hurdles in 52.53.
    Carman won the 1600 run in 6:06 and the 3200 in 13:18.59.

  • Pierrard propels Perry Central past Raiders

    HUNTINGBURG—Aaron Pierrard won two individual events and two relays to lead Perry Central to victory in a boys triangular track meet Tuesday.
    Perry Central scored 66 points to edge Southridge by one point. South Spencer was third with 36.
    Pierrard won the 1600-meter run in 4:37 and the 3200 in 10:13.
    He teamed with Michael Schwartz, John Bashor and Marcus Graham to win the 3200 relay in 8:46.
    Schwartz, Creek Wright, Luke Hilgenhold and Pierrard won the 1600 relay in 3:39.
    Wright, a freshman, also won the 400 dash in 55.7 seconds.

  • Late run propels Marksmen past Paoli

    TELL CITY—Chelsey Billings scored an unearned run in the sixth inning to lift Tell City past Paoli 2-1 in softball Saturday.
    Billings led off the inning with a single and advanced to second on an error by the first baseman.
    She stole third base and continued home on an error by the third baseman.
    The Marksmen scored their first run in the fourth inning on singles by Hayley Fackler and Morgan Schuetter.
    Tell City had four hits, with Emili Stephens getting one in the second inning.

  • Vikings trounce Perry Central

    LEOPOLD—North Posey scored at least two runs in every inning to beat Perry Central 12-2 in baseball Saturday.
    The Vikings had 12 hits and took advantage of four Perry Central errors as they won the game in five innings by the 10-run rule.
    Perry Central had six hits but did not put enough together to score until the fifth inning.
    Grant Pund doubled home one run that inning and the other one scored on a passed ball.
    Pund went 2 for 3 to lead Perry Central.
    The Commodores made decent contact, striking out only three times.

  • Rebels rout Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—It’s not a good sign for a baseball team when it has more errors than hits. That was the case for Tell City in Saturday’s 11-1 loss to South Spencer.
    The Rebels took advantage of Tell City’s seven errors, as well as some passed balls and wild pitches, nine walks and two hit batsmen.

  • 10-run inning propels Tell City past Perry Central

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City scored 10 runs with two outs in the fourth inning to beat Perry Central 14-6 in softball Monday.
    The Marksmen made consistent contact throughout, as they never struck out. But they trailed 4-3 entering the bottom of the third.
    Emili Stephens quickly tied the score by hitting a shot to left field that hit the top of the fence and then bounced over for a home run.

  • For the media, traditional values still matter

    Lee Hamilton

    Center for Congress

     

    I have been involved in politics and policy-making for more than 50 years, and as you can imagine I hold strong feelings about reporters and the media. They’re not what you might think, however.

  • Cannelton gearing up for Project ACES

    CANNELTON – If you feel the ground shake slightly May 6, don’t get nervous. It’s just millions of children all over the world exercising simultaneously. With childhood obesity on the rise and young children showing risk factors for heart disease, children are starting to fight back.

    Project ACES is an acronym for All Children Exercise Simultaneously. Len Saunders, a physical-education teacher from New Jersey, started it in 1989. Len and HJ Saunders, of The Youth Fitness Coalition, now organize the event each year.