Today's News

  • Cannelton wins 2 of 3

    CANNELTON—Rafe Garrett pitched Cannelton past Northeast Dubois 9-2 in the second game of a junior high baseball doubleheader Tuesday.
    Garrett gave up only one hit and one walk and struck out seven in three innings as the Bulldogs built a 9-1 lead.
    Brayden Burgess relieved Garrett and pitched the last two innings. He gave up four hits and no walks and struck out one.
    Cannelton had only two hits, singles by Garrett and Burgess. But Bulldog batters drew 11 walks and took advantage of two Northeast Dubois errors.

  • Mitchell powers PC to victory

    ORLEANS—Patrick Mitchell hit two inside-the-park home runs as Perry Central pounded Mitchell 19-2 in junior high baseball Monday.
    Mitchell drove in four runs with his two homers.
    Reece Davis added a double and a triple to Perry Central’s 15-hit attack.
    Dylan Hubert and Tate Mullis each also hit a triple and Wes Scamahorn had a double.
    Mullis pitched the first three innings for the win. He gave up no hits and one walk and struck out one.
    Davis pitched the last four innings, giving up four hits and one walk and striking out five.

  • Kuester not afraid to release All-PAC while still playing

    Kudos to South Spencer baseball coach Brian Kuester.
    My compliment at this time has nothing to do with his being a great coach - many will tell you he’s the best baseball coach in southern Indiana - and a member of the Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame.
    Or maybe it does.
    The Pocket Athletic Conference coaches met June 2 to elect their all-conference baseball team.
    I received information on who made the team from Tell City Coach Mark Wahl that night and a scanned copy of the complete team from him the next morning.

  • No Marksmen named All-PAC for softball

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—No Tell City player was named to the All-PAC softball team released last week, but Morgan Schuetter received honorable mention.
    Schuetter, a sophomore pitcher-infielder, received honorable mention as a utility player.
    She hit .347 with a .398 on-base average and stole a team-high five bases.
    She went 10-6 as a pitcher, including a 10-1 victory over Southridge for Tell City’s only conference victory.

  • Marion, Combs lead Tri-County Typhoons at Huntingburg

    HUNTINGBURG—Alden Marion won three events and Kayla Combs achieved five state divisional qualifying times to lead the Tri-County Typhoons in an age-group swimming invitational last weekend.
    Marion won the age-8-and-under boys 50-meter breaststroke in 51.64 seconds, the 50 backstroke in 55.96, and the 100 free in 1:44.46.
    Krissy Kieser placed second in the 9-10 girls 200 free in 2:57.86, the 100 free in 1:24.59, and the 50 free in 38.3.
    Kyndal Holtzman placed second in the 8-and-under girls 50 back in 1:19.79 and the 50 free in 55.08.

  • Davis, Ward win Glen Ress with record score

    TELL CITY—Kevin Davis and Darin Ward shot a record 119 to win the Glen Ress Memorial Open golf scramble by seven strokes last weekend.

  • Rough day at the regional

    Perry Central junior Zach James shot 103 to finish 18th among the 18 golfers who qualified for the regional as individuals in the golf regional at Henryville’s Champions Pointe Golf Club last Thursday.

    “He played pretty well at times - he just had two or three holes that really caused him some problems,” said Dickerson. “Overall he struck the ball halfway decent. It’s just the rough was really, really tough.”

  • Nominations announced for chamber business awards

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce has announced nominations for the 2016 Chamber Business Award Dinner scheduled for Tuesday, June 21, at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

    Awards will be given in four categories. Nominees by category are:

    Large business: Waupaca Foundry and Perry-Spencer Communications.

    Small Business: Franzman Insurance, Eagles Wings Zipline, Advanced Rehabilitation Inc., River Pointe and Memorial Health Bristow.

  • Community Events; June 16

    Lunch and Learn event June 23


    TELL CITY – The Villas will host a Lunch and Learn session Thursday, June 23, at noon at the Villa Club House. Adaptive Healthcare representatives will discuss services Adaptive delivers in comprehensive home care solutions for the community.

    Adaptive will also hold a free blood-pressure clinic from 9 to 10:30 a.m., prior to the Lunch and Learn.

  • Chrisney Class of 1956