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Today's News

  • Who cares if Kushner serves as Trump adviser?

    President-elect Donald Trump’s many critics can certainly find several things to complain about regarding people he has chosen to fill roles in his administration.

    But we think they would be best served by remembering the old rule about picking one’s battles and not worry about fighting the appointment of Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as a special adviser based on the federal anti-nepotism law.

  • Tell City girls romp past Tecumseh

    TELL CITY—Ariana Warf won two individual events and two relays as Tell City trounced Tecumseh 104-44 in girls swimming Thursday.
    Warf won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:45.34 and the 100 freestyle in 1:05.16.
    She teamed with Cloey Pledger, Sydney Burton and Brea Haller to take the 200 medley relay in 2:26.00.
    Taylor Kratzer, Shay Brager, Sydney Robbins and Warf won the 400 free relay in 4:46.02.
    Robbins, Burton, Brenna Franzman and Kratzer won the 200 free relay in 2:10.85.

  • Forfeits help Wolfpack top Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City won five of seven matches actually wrestled but lost to Crawford County 49-29 in wrestling Wednesday.
    Crawford County, with its largest squad ever, won five matches by forfeits. Two weight classes were double forfeits.
    Treyston Gadson (106-pound weight class), David Teague (132), Steven Wheatley (170) and Mason McCallister (220) earned pins for Tell City.

  • Marksman boys team overwhelms Tecumseh

    TELL CITY—Tell City won 10 of 12 events to crush Tecumseh 120-59 in boys swimming Thursday.
    Freshmen Neal Hollinden and Drew Ettensohn each won two individual events and two relays.
    Hollinden took the 200-yard individual medley in 2:23.60 and the 100 backstroke in 1:06.05.
    Ettensohn won the 50 freestyle in 25.37 seconds and the 100 butterfly in 1:01.42.
    Miles Brown, Hollinden, Sam Rogers and Ettensohn won the 200 free relay in 1:44.27.
    Those same four boys won the 400 free relay in 3:53.08.

  • Patriots punish PC

    LINCOLN CITY—Kerragan Mulzer hit 7 of 7 from the field and scored 16 points as Heritage Hills beat Perry Central 62-38 in girls basketball Thursday.
    Mulzer, a junior guard, scored nine points in the first quarter as the Patriots jumped to a 20-8 lead.
    “She really hurt us,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume.
    He added, “They shot the ball in the paint extremely well tonight and we gave them way too many easy looks inside.
    “And it didn’t help that they were 5 for 5 from three-point range.”

  • Boonville’s hot start buries Tell City girls

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Boonville hit well early and Tell City could hardly get a shot off as the Pioneers jumped to a 13-0 lead and beat Tell City 54-33 in girls basketball Thursday.
    Tell City committed four turnovers before it got a shot off.
    Boonville built a 6-0 lead in that span on two inside baskets by 6-foot senior forward/center Arielle Blankenship and a steal and a layup by Kyerra Willem.
    After a Tell City timeout, Hallie Mockobee hit two free throws.

  • Rebels rip Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton’s boys basketball team accomplished two rare feats Friday, outrebounding and outshooting its opponent from the field.
    But the Bulldogs still lost to South Central 52-27 due largely to their 32 turnovers.
    The Bulldogs edged the Rebels in field-goal shooting 39.3 percent to 37.0 percent and held just a 26-25 edge in rebounds. Still Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder said he thought it was only the second or third time this season they had the edge in rebounds.

  • Hubert shoots PC past Raiders

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central used pressure defense early and Luke Hubert’s hot shooting to beat Southridge 53-42 in boys basketball Friday.
    Perry Central forced four turnovers on Southridge’s first six possessions.
    That helped the Commodores start out on a 5-0 run on a basket by Ty Mullis and a three-pointer by Hubert.
    Southridge took the lead at 6-5 for the only time in the game on a basket by Jacob Masterson.

  • 1997 sectional champions reunite
  • Tell City third in Mount Vernon, Evansville meets

    MOUNT VERNON—Brea Haller had Tell City’s highest finish as the Marksmen finished third in a three-team girls swim meet Saturday.
    Tell City lost to Vincennes Lincoln 122-115 and to Mount Vernon 182-79.
    Haller placed third in the 100-yard butterfly in 1:25.02 and teammate Ashley Scarboro was fourth in 1:45.50.
    Taylor Kratzer placed fourth in two events for the Marksmen, swimming the 200 freestyle in 2:31.30 and the 500 free in 6:55.02.
    Ariana Warf placed fourth in the 100 free in 1:07.01.