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Today's News

  • Northeast Dubois beats Tell City

    DUBOIS—Stephen Houle won three events but Tell City lost to Northeast Dubois 72-62 in boys swimming Tuesday.
    Houle won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:13.25 and the 500 free in 6:01.84.
    He teamed with Luke Thomas, Jacob Mowery and Aaron Vincent to win the 400 free relay in 4:06.17.
    Thomas won the 100 butterfly in 1:08.46 and placed second in the 50 free in 27.06 seconds.
    Vincent won the 100 backstroke in 1:06.65 and took second in the 200 individual medley in 2:34.29, just 21-hundredths of a second behind the winner.

  • Tell City girls outswim Jeeps

    DUBOIS—Sydney Brown and Bailey Powell each won two individual events as Tell City beat Northeast Dubois 82-65 in girls swimming Tuesday.
    Brown won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:55.07 and the 100 backstroke in 1:14.64.
    Powell took the 200 freestyle in 2:26.41 and the 500 free in 6:37.36.
    The Marksmen also won two relays. Brown, Hailey Carman, Madilyn Hoskinson and Powell took the 400 free relay in 4:55.10.
    Brown, Sydney Burton, Amy Hackbarth and Madison Schuetter won the 200 medley relay in 2:23.62.

  • Tigers run past Bulldogs

    CROTHERSVILLE—Crothersville fast-breaked to a 20-6 first-quarter lead and beat Cannelton 59-22 in girls basketball Monday.
    “They’re young and they’re quick - they’re real good in transition,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “All five of their girls get down the floor real well.
    “We matched up well with them size-wise, but they outrebounded us and got breaks off defensive rebounds - we were slow getting back on defense.”

  • Tell City 4-4 in PAC duals

    LINCOLN CITY—Jarrett  Hawhee and Mason Waninger each went 7-1 to lead Tell City to a 4-4 record in the PAC Duals round-robin wrestling last weekend.
    Tell City beat Pike Central 42-36, North Posey 37-36, Forest Park 42-21, and Tecumseh 41-36.
    The Marksmen lost to Gibson Southern 48-21, Heritage Hills 38-28, Southridge 42-21, and South Spencer 42-40 in the two-day tourney.

  • Tell City 17th in nationals

    MYRTLE BEACH, SC.—Alex Ramsey finished 82nd to lead Tell City to 17th place among 37 teams in the age 13-14 national USATF cross country championships Saturday.

  • Tell City falls to Rebels

    ELIZABETH—Tell City hit only 37.0 percent from the field in a 51-45 boys basketball loss to South Central Saturday.
    The Marksmen got off to a cold start and fell behind 23-15 at halftime as they hit only 7 of 24 from the field that half.
    “We came out in the third quarter and made some adjustments and tied it with about two or three minutes left,” said Tell City Coach Greg Arnold.
    “Then we made some mistakes down the stretch. We missed some critical box-outs.

  • Mater Dei defeats Perry Central

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    EVANSVILLE—Perry Central committed 13 first-half turnovers in a 45-29 boys basketball loss to Mater Dei Saturday.
    After the Commodores tied the game at two on a runner in the lane by Aaron Pierrard with 5:55 left in the first quarter, Mater Dei went on a 17-2 run.
    Perry Central went the last 4:20 of the first quarter without scoring.

  • Blackhawks’ threes beat Bulldogs 52-39

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor
    FRENCH LICK—Six three-pointers helped Springs Valley build a 31-14 halftime lead and the Blackhawks held on to beat Cannelton 52-39 in boys basketball Saturday.

  • Molly deserves forever home

    MOLLY is a 6-year-old, black and white female border collie mix.

    Shelter staff say she is very affectionate, completely housebroken, loves other pets and adores children.

    Molly is a tripod with only three legs, as the result of an automobile injury at a young age. This does not slow Molly down one bit; so don’t let her disability deter you from adopting her.

    Molly is a great girl who deserves a forever home for the holidays.

  • Community Events

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Orscheln’s pictures with Santa Saturday