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Today's News

  • Bryant academic all-conference

    GARY—Tell City graduate Cassie Bryant has been named to the Independent Academic All-Conference team in NAIA Division I volleyball.

  • Chargers outswim Tell City boys

    TELL CITY—Josh Gaynor won the diving but Pike Central won the other 11 events to beat Tell City 115-56 in boys swimming Monday.
    Gaynor scored 168.25 points in diving.
    But Pike Central, which has won the PAC the last three years, dominated the 11 swimming events.
    Tell City’s Stephen Houle placed second in two individual events, swimming the 200-yard individual medley in 2:53.06 and the 500 freestyle in 6:29.28.
    Freshman Drew Ettensohn placed second in the 50 free in 25.38 seconds and third in the 100 butterfly in 1:29.31.

  • Teague 5-0 at Bedford as Marksmen go 2-3

    BEDFORD—David Teague went 5-0 but shorthanded Tell City finished 2-3 in the Super 6 Duals wrestling round-robin Saturday.
    “We took nine kids and finished with eight,” said Tell City Coach Neal Stahly. “Same old story - we beat two of the teams head-to-head but can’t win by giving up five or six forfeits.

  • Tell City girls 2nd in triangular

    TELL CITY—Brea Haller, Sydney Burton and Taylor Kratzer each won one event to lead Tell City to second place in a girls triangular swim meet Monday.
    Tell City beat Evansville Day 109-16 but lost to Pike Central 111-61.
    Haller won the 100-yard butterfly in 1:04.41.
    Burton took the 100 breaststroke in 1:27.67.
    Kratzer won the 500 freestyle in 5:59.19 and teammate Brenna Franzman placed second in 7:09.75.
    Sydney Robbins took second in the 50 free in 30.33 seconds.
    The Marksmen also placed second in all three relays.

  • Graham 26th in all-star race

    KETTERING, Ohio—Perry Central’s Marcus Graham finished 26th in 16:27 to help the Indiana All-Stars place second in the Mideast Cross Country Championships Saturday.
    The top 12 seniors from each of four state meets - Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio - were invited to compete in this meet.
    Graham was in 16th place with 500 meters to go when he fell hard while rounding a turn.
    He was leading a close pack of runners at the time and “he immediately lost seven spots,” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett.

  • Lighthouse edges Cannelton in 2 overtimes

    CANNELTON—Grace Holdeman scored 50 points as Bloomington Lighthouse beat Cannelton 82-79 in double overtime in girls basketball Saturday.
    “We just couldn’t keep her under control - she hit from everywhere,” said Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett of the 5-foot-5 senior guard.
    She had seven steals, five rebounds and four assists.
    “Gosh, she was quick,” said Garrett. “She was probably the best guard we’ll face all year.”

  • Marksmen break press to rout Reitz

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert became more aggressive on offense and Tell City broke Reitz’s full-court press with ease in a 63-26 girls basketball romp Saturday.
    Kohnert, a 5-foot-11 senior forward/guard who had only four field goal-attempts the previous night, went 7 for 12 from the field and 2 for 2 at the free-throw line for a game-high 16 points.

  • Rebounds help Perry Central hold off Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Perry Central used strong rebounding to overcome a hot shooting game by Nicole Harris and beat Cannelton 50-45 in girls basketball Monday.
    The Commodores outrebounded Cannelton 37-22 and scored six of their 22 field goals directly off offensive rebounds.
    That was the only statistic in which the Commodores had a clear advantage.

  • Racial graffiti leads to teen arrests

    TELL CITY – On Nov. 6, the Tell City Police Department received calls from citizens in reference to graffiti that had been spray painted at various locations in the city.  Some of the graffiti was considered offensive and depicted racial bias.

    On Nov. 17, city police obtained sufficient evidence to develop probable cause in the case, charging two individuals for the crime. 

  • Indian Summer, once again!

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    It feels like we are solidly in another Indian Summer, which always reminds me of an old print my father had hanging in his office: two juxtaposed images of a young man and his grandfather around a small bonfire.