Today's News

  • Tell City 8th in PAC

    SANTA CLAUS—Spencer Fest shot 117 to lead Tell City to eighth place in the PAC boys golf tourney Saturday.
    The Marksmen beat Tecumseh by nine strokes in the nine-team tourney. Heritage Hills won with 332.
    Individually Fest finished 31st in the 45-man tourney.
    Next for Tell City were Ethan Maffia with 120 and Lucas Montgomery 130.
    Josh Gaynor and Marcus Fortwendel each shot 131 to tie for the Marksmen’s fourth scorer.

  • Cougars top Marksmen 3-1

    TELL CITY—North Harrison had three doubles among its seven hits as it beat Tell City 3-1 in softball Saturday.
    Abby Bozynski’s double helped the Cougars score two runs in the second inning.
    Tell City had seven hits, all singles. Hayley Fackler had two hits to lead the Marksmen.
    They scored their only run in the fifth inning on singles by MaKaylee Buntin, Chloe Carman, Fackler and Chelsey Billings.
    Morgan Schuetter pitched a complete game for Tell City, striking out four and walking two.

  • Perry Central wins 1 of 3 games

    LEOPOLD—Ethan Myler scattered seven hits and Perry Central made the most of its three hits to beat West Washington 2-1 in PLAC baseball Saturday.
    Khole Gehlhausen went 2 for 3 for Perry Central and drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning.
    Myler had the Commodores’ other hit and scored from first base on Gehlhausen’s single.
    “We did struggle at the plate - we weren’t very patient today and swung at some pitches out of the zone,” said Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor.

  • Bulldogs split with Tigers behind Powers’ 2-hitter

    CROTHERSVILLE—Damon Powers pitched a two-hitter as Cannelton beat Crothersville 7-2 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Saturday.
    Powers struck out 11 and walked five.
    Powers and Jacob Pearey each hit a single and a double to lead Cannelton’s five-hit attack. Pearey drove in two runs.
    Crothersville scored eight runs in the second inning of the second game to win 8-5.
    Ethan Melton pitched all six innings for Cannelton, giving up seven hits and three walks and striking out seven.

  • PC edges Senators to move to 5-0 in PLAC

    CAMPBELLSBURG—Lea Harbaville hit a two-run double in the top of the ninth inning to lift Perry Central past West Washington 6-4 in PLAC softball Saturday.
    The Commodores improved to 5-0 in the conference. They will host Mitchell for their final conference game today at 4:30 p.m. as they go for their fourth consecutive PLAC title.
    They got off to a slow start Saturday, trailing 2-0 until scoring four runs in the top of the fifth.
    Mitchell scored solo runs in the sixth and seventh innings to send the game into extra innings.

  • Tell City, Perry Central will have rematch in baseball sectional

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City and Perry Central will have a rematch in the Class 2A baseball sectional, with one of them assured of making it to the championship game.
    Pairings for next week’s sectionals were drawn by the IHSAA Tuesday.
    Tell City and Perry Central drew first-round byes in the six-team Tell City sectional and will meet in the second semifinal game next Thursday at approximately 7:30 p.m.
    In the first round North Posey will play South Spencer Wednesday at 5:30 p.m., followed by Mater Dei versus Forest Park at approximately 7:30 p.m.

  • Hendershot shuts out Commodores

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Gant Miller drove in three runs and Preston Hendershot pitched a three-hitter as Tell City beat Perry Central 11-0 in baseball Monday.
    Hendershot and Perry Central starting pitcher Jaron Underhill both had good control, as they combined for just three walks - two by Underhill. Neither hit a batter nor threw a wild pitch.
    Hendershot struck out five and Underhill struck out four.

  • Perry Central has three champs in track sectional

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central won three events as it placed third in its own 10-team girls track sectional Tuesday.
    As expected, Jasper dominated with 161 points, 55 more than runner-up Heritage Hills.
    Perry Central scored 95 and Tell City was fifth with 66.
    Perry Central senior Brynnan Underhill repeated as champion in the discus with a 108-foot-8 throw.
    That was 2 feet, 2 inches farther than her winning throw last year and 5 feet, 6 inches farther than runner-up Tori Tretter of Southridge.

  • Principles in workmanship


    Staff Writer


    LEOPOLD – The path to a successful career in today’s technological world is a competitive venture. Some local students are taking advantage of every opportunity available to ensure they have the upper hand when it comes to finding employment, in whatever field it may be.

    More than two dozen Perry Central High School juniors and seniors recently completed coursework that helped them earn Work Ethic Certificates.

  • Schanks plan to add benches to trail at Eagles Bluff


    Sports Editor


    TELL CITY – The family of the late Mike Schank plans to install two benches along the quarter-mile hiking trail named for him at Eagles Bluff Park.

    Diana Schank, Mike’s daughter, presented a plan devised by her and her brother, Tim, to the Perry County Parks & Recreation Department’s board of directors Wednesday.