Today's News

  • Bulldogs nip Madison Christian

    MADISON—Caressa Sloss grabbed 20 rebounds and scored the winning three-point play as Cannelton beat Madison Christian 46-42 in girls basketball Monday.
    Cannelton trailed 37-28 entering the fourth quarter but then “stepped up our defense,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett. “We played a little man-to-man toward the end and started overplaying the passing lanes. We started to press them a little bit too.”
    That helped the Bulldogs force some of Madison Christian’s 33 turnovers.

  • Perry Central girls split two road games

    SELLERSBURG—Sarah Spires, Skyly Cummings and Emily Sprinkle combined for 32 points in the second half as Perry Central beat Rock Creek Academy 72-39 in girls basketball Tuesday.
    Perry Central led only 27-19 at halftime. But in “the second half we started attacking their zone a lot better and on their missed shots we started pushing the ball down the floor,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume.
    Spires scored 13 of her 15 points in the second half, including hitting three three-pointers.

  • Houle leads Tell City boys to 5th

    LYNNVILLE—Stephen Houle won the 500-yard freestyle to lead Tell City to fifth place in the PAC boys swim meet Saturday.
    Pike Central repeated as champion of the seven-team meet with 352 points. Tell City scored 112.
    Houle swam the 500 free in 5:31.95 to win by 3.66 seconds.
    He teamed with Seth Vaquero, Davin Tran and Elliot Reed to place fourth in the 400 free relay in 4:06.34.
    Houle, Miles Brown, Vaquero and Reed took fifth in the 200 medley relay in 2:06.75.
    Houle placed seventh in the 200 individual medley in 2:24.75.

  • Burton propels Tell City girls to fourth in PAC

    LYNNVILLE—Sydney Burton placed third in the 100-yard breaststroke to lead Tell City to fourth place in the PAC girls swim meet Saturday.
    Heritage Hills repeated as champion of the seven-team meet with 358 points. Tell City scored 133.
    Burton swam the 100 breast in 1:23.44 for Tell City’s highest individual finish.
    She finished just five-hundredths of a second behind second-place Ellie Langebrake of Southridge. Burton’s time was her best of the season and close to her all-time best of 1:23.17 set in last year’s sectional.

  • Teague, Craig champs in PAC; Tell City fifth in team standings

    LINCOLN CITY—David Teague and Joe Craig won individual titles to lead Tell City to fifth place in the nine-team PAC wrestling tourney Saturday.
    Gibson Southern repeated as team champion with 226 points. Tell City scored 114 to finish two points ahead of Heritage Hills for fifth.
    “We trailed Heritage Hills all day but were able to nip them by 1.5 points in the final round,” said Tell City Coach Neal Stahly.
    Teague raised his season record to 35-1 as he went 3-0 to win the 120-pound weight class.

  • Crawford County outshoots Marksmen

    Sports Correspondent

    MARENGO—Crawford County used hot shooting in the third quarter to defeat Tell City 59-41 in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Marksmen trailed only 18-8 at halftime, but the Wolfpack outscored Tell City 12-2 in the first 3:30 of the second half to take a commanding lead.
    Back-to-back three-pointers by Brady Carlton and Noah Sturgeon ignited Crawford County, which went on to make 7 of 15 from long range for the game.

  • Cannelton posts best point total in victory

    MADISON—Better than usual shooting and rebounding helped Cannelton post its season-high point total in a 77-47 boys basketball victory over Madison Christian Monday.
    The Bulldogs hit 46.3 percent from the field and outrebounded the Madison team 40-18.
    Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder said his team’s “dramatic size advantage” was the biggest reason for the rebounding differential. “They weren’t very big.

  • Perry Central falls to Mitchell

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD— Perry Central’s first half turnovers proved costly in a 56-45 PLAC boys basketball loss to Mitchell Saturday.
    Perry Central had an 8-5 lead with 5:26 left in the first quarter, when Mitchell’s Daulton Blackwell made a three-pointer to tie the score.
    The Commodores turned the ball over nine times in the first half leading to a 17-4 Bluejacket run. Gage Forrest started the run making one of two free throws. Later in the run he made a two-point field goal, then a three-point play.

  • Perry Central royalty crowned
  • Community Events; Jan. 28

    VFW breakfast buffet Saturday


    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host a breakfast buffet from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30 at the post home.

    Scrambled eggs or made to order. The cost is $7 (price includes tax). Carry-outs are available and the public is invited. 


    Cancer support meeting Tuesday