Today's News

  • Tecumseh’s rebounding, defense thwart Bulldogs

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Tecumseh took advantage of its offensive rebounds and Cannelton’s turnovers to beat the Bulldogs 63-26 in girls basketball Thursday.
    The Braves scored five rebound baskets and four fast-break layups off steals. Those easy baskets helped them outshoot Cannelton from the field 36.9 percent to 28.6 percent.
    Three of their first five baskets came on offensive rebounds as they jumped to an 11-0 lead.
    They outrebounded the Bulldogs 43-28 overall and forced 34 Cannelton turnovers.

  • Tell City girls finish 7th in relay meet

    TELL CITY—Tell City earned two fifth places and three sixth places in its own girls swimming relay meet Saturday.
    The Marksmen scored 18 points to finish seventh in the seven-team meet. Castle won with 110.
    Tell City’s Hailey Carman, Samantha Allen, Taylor Kratzer and Maisy Eckert placed fifth in the 250-yard free relay in 2:56.70.
    Madilyn Hoskinson, Sydney Burton, Amy Hackbarth and Madison Schuetter took fifth in the 200 stroke/free relay in 2:19.58.

  • Tell City’s wrestling team short on heavier weights

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—“Wanted: Big guys who know how to wrestle. Contact Coach Neal Stahly at Tell City Junior-Senior High School.”
    Stahly didn’t actually post such an advertisement, but he said he has “been trying” to recruit enough athletes to fill all 14 weight classes on the Marksmen’s team.
    Despite those efforts, the Marksmen will forfeit at least four weight classes in each match: 106 pounds and the three largest weights, 195, 220 and heavyweight.

  • Bulldogs go cold in 3rd quarter of loss to Lions

    CANNELTON—Rock Creek Academy went on an 18-0 run late in the third quarter to beat Cannelton 53-21 in girls basketball Saturday.
    Cannelton trailed only 25-19 midway through the third quarter before that run.
    “We played well for about 2 1/2 quarters,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “Then we just kind of got tired in the third quarter. We got beat up and down the floor again.
    “We got some shots off, but we’ve got to do a much better job hitting our shots when we get open.”

  • Marksmen use balance for win

    TELL CITY—Katie Goffinet and Madison Mathena gave Tell City a strong outside-inside attack as the Marksmen defeated Lanesville 48-39 in girls basketball Saturday.
    Goffinet, a 5-foot-5 sophomore guard, scored a game-high 16 points on 6 of 12 field-goal shooting and 4 of 8 free throws.
    Mathena, a 5-10 junior center, scored 13 points on 6 of 10 field-goal shooting and 1 of 2 free throws.
    Forward Emma Kohnert added 11 points. She did most of her scoring at the free-throw line, where she hit 7 of 8.

  • Offensive rebounds help PC girls overtake Rebels

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central pounded the boards for 20 offensive rebounds in the second half to overtake South Spencer 55-48 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    South Spencer outshot the Commodores from the field 48.7 percent to 31.1 percent and came out especially hot at the start, building a 24-8 lead in the first 9:02.

  • Oil Township Class of 1960 reunion
  • Beau Augusten LeClere

    Jenna and Steven LeClere of Zionsville announce the birth of their son, Beau Augusten LeClere.

    He was born Oct. 15, 2015, at 8:06 a.m. at St. Vincent Hospital in Carmel. He weighed six pounds and 6 ounces and was 20 inches long. The mother is the former Jenna Jerden. Beau was welcomed home by his brother, Brooks, 2.

    Maternal grandparents are Darrell and Pam Jerden of Bloomington. Paternal grandparents are Joe and Leanne LeClere of Tell City.

    Great-grandparents are Earl and Gloria LeClere of Tell City and Lee and Nancy Ringeman of Santa Claus.

  • Brenden Jebidiah Holmes Parr

    Skye Holmes and Dylan Parr announce the birth of their son, Brenden Jebidiah Holmes Parr.

    He was born on Nov. 6, 2015, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City. He weighed five pounds and 11 ounces and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Kevin Holmes, Yvonna Holmes, Alicia James, Rachel James and JR James.

    Great-grandparents are Doris Coyle, Mary Harrison and John James.

  • William and Carolyn Coomer

    Mr. and Mrs. William and Carolyn Coomer announce their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday Nov. 20.

    Bill and Carolyn were married in 1965 by Rev. Rose at the Rome Methodist Church, in Rome, where Bill was born and raised. He is the son of the late Joseph and Mary Coomer.