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Today's News

  • Rangers hold off Tell City comeback

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City scored two touchdowns in a 1:53 span late but still fell short to Forest Park 40-36 in PAC football Friday.
    Tell City built a 20-12 lead when Devon Blake returned a punt 64 yards for a touchdown with 9:53 left in the third quarter.
    Nick Smith caught a two-point conversion pass from Dustin Hunt to make the score 22-12.

  • Tell City wins third consecutive regional

    MARENGO—Tell City placed three runners in the top seven and all five of its scorers in the top 21 as it edged Christian Academy by one point to win the Crawford County boys cross country regional Saturday.

  • Commodores will try to stop Mitchell’s power running

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central will try to stop Mitchell’s power running attack when they meet in PLAC football Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    “They use a straight-T offense most of the time and run mostly off tackle,” said Perry Central Coach Greg Gibson. “They’ll use a full-house backfield in a shotgun formation every now and then and spread it out about one percent of the time.”
    The 5-3 Bluejackets’ backs operate behind a big offensive line.

  • Fleck, Englert keys for Rangers vs. Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Stopping Noah Fleck’s passing and running and Sam Englert’s receiving will be keys for Tell City when it takes on Forest Park in PAC football Friday at 6:30 p.m.
    Whether Fleck will play this Friday has also been a question.
    The 6-foot-2, 175-pound senior quarterback was also the Rangers’ leading scorer in soccer this season but sat out last Wednesday’s soccer sectional match with Tell City and Friday’s football game with Heritage Hills due to injury.

  • Rebels oust PC in 4 games

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Alix Stoermer made 17 kills and four blocks and served three aces as South Spencer beat Perry Central 25-19, 18-25, 25-21, 26-24 in a first-round volleyball sectional match Tuesday.
    Stoermer’s serving helped turn the first game in the Rebels’ favor.
    The score was tied 13-13 before a bad Perry Central hit gave the Rebels the lead. Stoermer then served five consecutive points to put them up 19-13.

  • Tell City girls 6th, Perry Central 7th

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Perry Central’s Elizabeth Dauby placed in the top 10 for the fourth year in a row, but neither Perry County team qualified for the regional at the girls cross country sectional Saturday.
    Tell City finished sixth with 160 points and Perry Central seventh with 161 among eight complete teams.
    The top five teams and the top 10 individuals not on those teams qualified for the regional, to be held at Crawford County Saturday at 10:45 a.m.

  • Marksmen claim 5th sectional in row

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—All seven Tell City runners placed in the top 14 of a 78-man race as the Marksmen won their boys cross country sectional by 61 points Saturday.
    Tell City scored 33 points. Jasper was second in the 11-team field with 94.
    Perry Central finished eighth with 195 and Cannelton 11th with 345.
    The sectional title was Tell City’s fifth in a row and 14th in team history.
    How dominant were the Marksmen? They could have sat out their top two runners and still won by 43 points.

  • Catholic Charities’ ‘Taste & Share’ benefit Nov. 11

    TELL CITY – Join Catholic Charities for the second annual Taste & Share on Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Schergens Center in Tell City. 

  • Miller – Morris

    Dean Morris and Teena O’Neal Miller announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The future bride is the daughter of Vordra Bubbie and Betty O’Neal of Bolivar, Tenn.

    She attended Cannelton High School and is employed at WGS in Tell City.

    Mr. Morris is the son of Betty Morris of Tell City and late Billie Morris. He is a graduate of Tell City High School and is employed at WGS in Tell City.

    The couple will be joined in marriage in a 3 p.m. ceremony Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Tell City American Legion.

  • Miller – James

    Emily Miller and Kyle James were married in a 1:30 p.m. double-ring ceremony May 27, 2017, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold.

    The wedding was officiated by Father Brian Esarey.

    The bride, the daughter of Cliff and Jane Miller of Tell City, was given in marriage by her father. The groom is the son of Larry and Marlene James of Leopold.

    Maid of honor was Claire Wilcher, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Rebecca Alvey, friend of the bride; Rachel Pitts, friend of the bride; and Sarah Miller, sister of the bride.