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Today's News

  • Tell City 2nd in tri-meet Saturday, first Tuesday

    MOUNT VERNON—Drew Ettensohn, Josh Gaynor and Neal Hollinden each won one event as Tell City placed second in a three-team boys swim meet Saturday.
    Tell City beat Vincennes Lincoln 166-35 but was nipped by Mount Vernon 137-132.
    Ettensohn won the 50-yard freestyle in 25.71 seconds and teammate Miles Brown placed second in 26.75.
    Gaynor set a personal record as he won the diving with 193.20 points.
    Hollinden won the 100 backstroke in 1:06.74 and teammate Lucas Montgomery was second in 1:16.07.

  • Titans, Hornets defeat Tell City in girls games

    TELL CITY—Tell City shot well but committed 26 turnovers and got outrebounded in a 64-40 PAC girls basketball loss to Gibson Southern Saturday.
    The Marksmen hit 46.2 percent from the field and 68.2 percent at the free-throw line, both better than usual.
    But they grabbed only 18 rebounds and had trouble handling the ball against Gibson Southern’s pressure defense.
    The Titans’ superior depth was also a factor, as thier reserves scored 34 points.

  • Third-quarter rally lifts North Posey past PC

    LEOPOLD—Guards Kaitlyn Blankenberger and Ally Brandenstein led a third-quarter rally that propelled North Posey past Perry Central 46-37 in girls basketball Saturday.
    Perry Central led 18-17 at halftime but got outscored 17-7 in the third period, with Blankenberger and Brandenstein scoring all but two of the Vikings’ points.
    Blankenberger scored nine points that quarter and Brandenstein added six, with each of them hitting a three-pointer.
    Blankenberger finished with 24 points and Brandenstein added 13.

  • Rangers hold off Perry Central

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Poor free-throw shooting Perry Central in a 59-50 boys basketball loss to Forest Park Saturday.
    Perry Central’s Luke Hubert made a three-pointer, pulling the Commodores within three at 52-49 with 2:55 left in the game. It was his third three-pointer of the fourth quarter and fourth of the game.
    Perry Central subsequently fouled and Trever Zink made both free throws.
    Perry Central’s Levi Hubert then drew a foul driving to the basket but missed both free throws.

  • Bulldogs nip Lions

    BLOOMINGTON—Strong defense early and Rafe Garrett’s clutch free throws late lifted Cannelton past Lighthouse Christian 41-39 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Cannelton jumped to a 12-0 first-quarter lead as the Lions had trouble handling the Bulldogs’ 1-2-2 three-quarter-court trap.
    “Obviously starting the game 12-0 really makes a big difference,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder, whose team has usually had to battle back from an early deficit.

  • Balanced Marksmen defeat Eagles

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Tell City raced to a 9-3 first-quarter lead and held on to beat Evansville Day 47-42 in boys basetkball Tuesday.
    Tell City scored first on a Braeden Beard field goal 15 seconds into the game. Evansville Day tied it at 2-2 on Humaad Khan’s field goal with 3:32 left in the first quarter.

  • Rebound FGs help PC beat Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Overall rebounding was closer than in their previous meeting but Perry Central scored 15 points off offensive rebounds in beating Cannelton 73-35 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    Cannelton scored the game’s first four points and trailed only 13-10 after the first quarter.
    But Perry Central scored the first seven points of the second quarter on offensive rebounds to take control.

  • Jacob Evan Adams

    Laura and Dr. Phillip Adams of Newburgh announce the birth of their son, Jacob Evan, on Oct. 28, 2016, at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.

    He weighed 6 pounds and 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Jacob was welcomed home by siblings, Emily, 5, and Luke, 2 ½.

    Grandparents are Jerry and Phyllis Schaefer of Tell City and Steve and Cheryl Adams of Evansville.

    The mother is the former Laura Schaefer.

  • Adams to return city department heads to posts

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – Mayor Jim Adams will retain the current leadership roster of city departments and utilities for 2017 as he begins his second year in office. Adams announced the annual appointments during last Monday’s meeting of the city council and board of public works and safety. It was the two groups’ first meetings of the year.

  • Local students make U of E dean’s list

    EVANSVILLE – The following local students earned a position on the University of Evansville Dean’s List for academic achievements during the fall semester 2016. To make the Dean’s List, a student at UE must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

    • Kayla Seifert of Tell City, majoring in visual communication design

    • Amber Schulthise of Tell City, majoring in English education

    • Hunter Sandage of Tell City, majoring in criminal justice