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Today's News

  • Rural News; April 23: ST. CROIX

    BY MARY HILL, News Correspondent, Phone 842-5779 — Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills will have a mother-daughter-friend banquet at the church Friday evening, May 8. A carry-in meal will be held at 5 p.m., followed by a program afterward.

    Sunday school is held at the church each Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m., followed by church services at 9:30. Brother Tom Nixon of Mifflin is the church pastor. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • Sisters of St. Benedict’s musically talented students on stage Saturday, May 9

    FERDINAND – Music students of the Sisters of St. Benedict will showcase their talents in a pair of recitals Saturday, May 9 at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. EDT in the St. Gertrude Hall of Monastery Immaculate Conception.

    Sisters Helen Maurer, Mary Karen Hill and Rose Wildeman, teach students piano, guitar and violin, as well as voice lessons and various band instruments.

    Lessons on other instruments may also be available upon request.

  • PC girls scoreless at Jasper

    JASPER—Perry Central was shut out in all three games of Jasper’s softball tourney last weekend.
    The Commodores lost 14-0 to Castle, 8-0 to Corydon, and 12-0 to Jasper. They had only seven hits for the tourney.
    They had just one hit against Corydon. Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber noted, “It is a team we played earlier (April 8), same pitcher, and we had eight hits and scored 10 runs. So it shows the potential this team has if they want to put forth the effort.”

  • Braves’ big blows bop Bulldogs

    CANNELTON—Shelby Beard hit a three-run triple in a seven-run second inning that propelled Tecumseh past Cannelton 13-2 in baseball Saturday.
    The Beards combined for the majority of Tecumseh’s five extra-base hits, as Shelby Beard also hit a double and Aaron Beard hit a three-run homer.
    Freshman Ethan Melton pitched the first two innings for Cannelton to take the loss, though all seven runs he allowed were unearned. He gave up two hits and five walks and struck out one.

  • Cougars, Pioneers top Perry Central

    RAMSEY—A five-run third inning propelled North Harrison past Perry Central 10-3 in baseball Saturday.
    “We gave up one big inning, but other than that we did a good job competing,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers.
    Freshman Luke Bishop went 2 for 4 with a double to lead Perry Central’s six-hit attack. He drove in one run.
    Bryce Ridener pitched a complete game for Perry Central. He gave up 14 hits but walked none and struck out one.

  • Hayes selects Memphis

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City senior Kassidie Hayes has decided to follow her sister, McKenzie, to the University of Memphis.
    Kassidie signed a letter of intent Tuesday to become a thrower for the NCAA Division I school’s women’s track and field team.
    McKenzie is a sophomore volleyball player for the Tigers and Kassidie said her familiarity with the school from watching her play was the main reason she chose the Tigers over Murray State and Indiana State.

  • Tell City edges Titans, Huskies

    TELL CITY—Tell City rallied for four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat Gibson Southern 6-5 in PAC baseball Saturday.
    Gibson Southern scored two runs in the top of the seventh to increase its lead to 5-2. And Tell City’s first batter in the bottom of the seventh popped up to the pitcher.
    But then Travis Burchett singled, Nick Smith reached base on an error by the shortstop, and Tanner Straneva walked to load the bases.
    Spenser Beard cleared them with a triple over the right fielder’s head to tie the game.

  • Tell City blanks Cannelton twice

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Morgan Schuetter, Jennifer Trujillo and Chelsey Billings combined to pitch 10 shutout innings as Tell City beat Cannelton 13-0 and 10-0 in a softball doubleheader Tuesday.
    Schuetter pitched the first three innings of the first game, giving up two hits and no walks and striking out six.
    Trujillo pitched the last two innings of that game, giving up one hit and no walks and striking out one.

  • Perry Central, Tell City girls tie for 4th

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City and Perry Central each won one event as they tied for fourth place in Tell City’s nine-team girls track invitational Saturday.
    They each scored 74 points. Heritage Hills won with 126.
    Tell City’s Kassidie Hayes won the shot put with a 36-foot-3 1/2 throw.
    Perry Central’s Payton Emmons won the 100-meter high hurdles in 17.18 seconds and teammate Amber Lindauer placed second in 17.35.
    Lindauer also took second in the 300 low hurdles in 49.89.

  • Tell City boys win own invitational

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Elliott Brown won two individual dashes and two relays to lead Tell City to victory in its own boys track invitational Saturday.
    Tell City scored 124 points, 28 more than runner-up Forest Park. Perry Central placed third in the nine-team meet with 86 points.
    Brown won the 100-meter dash in 11.43 seconds, edging South Spencer’s Isiah Stokes by three-hundredths of a second.