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Today's News

  • Tell City girls tie for second

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City won the 200-yard freestyle relay as it tied for second in a girls triangular swim meet Monday.
    Tell City and Boonville each scored 99 points, just nine behind Southridge.
    Tell City’s Sydney Burton, Sydney Robbins, Brenna Franzman and Taylor Kratzer won the 200 free relay in 2:12.45.
    Kratzer placed second in the two individual freestyle distance races, swimming the 200 in 2:31.58 and the 500 in 6:56.68.
    Brea Haller placed second in the 100 butterfly in 1:29.38.

  • Tell City boys win tri-meet

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City did most of its scoring in the freestyle races as it won a boys triangular swim meet Monday.
    The Marksmen scored 128 points, Boonville 99, and Southridge 84.
    Miles Brown won the 100-yard freestyle in 57.83 seconds, his best time of the season, and Stephen Houle won the 500 free in 6:11.27, edging runner-up Alex Biehl of Southridge by 1.88 seconds.
    Davis Tran, Josh Gaynor, Sam Rogers and Elliot Reed won the 200 free relay in 1:52.69, their best time.
    Gaynor also won the diving with 161.65 points.

  • Bulldogs fall to Rebels, Whitesville

    WHITESVILLE, Ky.—Whitesville Trinity went on a 16-4 fourth-quarter run to pull away to a 56-36 girls basketball victory over Cannelton Monday.
    “We played pretty well up into the fourth quarter,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “It was 34-42.
    “Then they went on a pretty good run in the fourth quarter and we couldn’t catch up. They just beat us down the floor. They were sending someone long every time a (Cannelton) shot went up and getting layups on fast breaks.”

  • Eagles press past Perry Central in OT

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central forced two overtimes, but 33 turnovers eventually caught up with the Commodores in a 56-52 girls basketball loss to Lanesville Monday.
    Hitting only 8 of 23 free throws also hurt Perry Central.
    The Eagles used a 2-2-1 full-court press. “We’d break it, get it across halfcourt, and then turn it over,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume.
    He added, “They used a man-to-man press at times and it caused us some problems.”

  • 3-pointers, Wahl’s inside game propel Pats past Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY——Strong three-point shooting complemented Abby Wahl’s inside game as Heritage Hills trounced Tell City 72-36 in PAC girls basketball Tuesday.
    Wahl, the Patriots’ 6-foot junior center who played for the AAU age-16-and-under national champions last summer, hit 9 of 9 shots from the field and 2 of 3 free throws for a game-high 20 points.

  • Southwestern stops Bulldogs

    HANOVER—Cannelton hit only 25.7 percent from the field and got outrebounded 41-22 in a 69-24 boys basketball loss to Southwestern Saturday.
    The Bulldogs grabbed only one offensive rebound.
    Turnovers also hurt them as they committed 30 to Southwestern’s 13.

  • Shooting cold again as Marksmen lose to Jeeps

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    DUBOIS—Looking at the final score one might assume either Tell City or Northeast Dubois played a slowdown game in their boys basketball matchup Saturday.
    But actually both teams were just cold from the field, though the Jeeps hit some free throws down the stretch to beat Tell City 34-29.
    The Marksmen hit only 27.5 percent from the field, including 2 of 16 from three-point range.
    They were also cold at the free-throw line, hitting just 5 of 12 for 41.7 percent.

  • Perry Central Honors the county’s veterans
  • Open house Sunday to honor priest’s 50th anniversary

    FULDA – The parish family of Historic St. Boniface Catholic Church and St. Meinrad Catholic Church will host an open house to honor Father John McMullen OSB, in celebration of his 50th anniversary of priesthood ordination.

    The open house will be held Sunday, Dec. 4, in the St. Boniface Parish Center in Fulda, from 2 to 4 p.m.

  • Christmas parades this weekend

    TELL CITY – Sleigh bells ringing will herald the arrival of Santa Christmas parades in Tell City and Leopold this upcoming weekend.

    Tell City Parade Dec. 3

     Tell City’s Christmas parade is set for Saturday, Dec. 3, at 4 p.m. Lineup will begin at 3 p.m. in the student parking lot at Tell City High School.

    Trophies will be awarded for best for-profit entry, best religious entry, best nonprofit entry, best overall entry and best youth entry.

    Entries will be accepted until the day of the event.