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Today's News

  • Commodores win tri-meet

    MARENGO—Josh Smith won three events and Cain Hohne set a personal record in the high jump as Perry Central beat two PLAC opponents in boys track Thursday.
    The Commodores won with 66 points. Paoli scored 55 and Crawford County 35.
    Smith, returning after being sick several days, won the 100-meter dash in 12.07 seconds and the 200 in 24.45.
    He teamed with Lane Hilgenhold, Levi Rainbolt and Dakota Sommer to win the 400 relay in 46.33.
    Sommer also won the long jump at 18 feet, 2 inches, jumping into a strong headwind.

  • Davis, Noland lead Perry Central to triangular win

    MARENGO—Claire Davis and Bree Noland each won two individual events to lead Perry Central to victory in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.
    Perry Central scored 69.5 points, Crawford County 63, and Paoli 22.5.
    Davis won both throwing events, throwing the shot 34 feet, 1 1/2 inches and the discus 99 feet, 7 inches.
    Perry Central placed three times in each of those events, scoring 19 of a possible 22 points in them.
    Noland won the 400-meter dash in 1:07 and the 200 in 29.38 seconds.

  • Tell City outruns Rebels 83-48

    TELL CITY—With its invitational coming up, Tell City held some top distance runners out of some races but still dominated those events in beating South Spencer 83-48 in boys track Wednesday.
    Alex Ramsey won the 1600-meter run in 4:56.23 and the 800 in 2:17.65. Chase Beckort took the 3200 in 10:59.21.
    The Marksmen swept all three places in each of those races and also won the 3200 relay in 9:39.23 and the 1600 relay in 3:47.08.
    The Marksmen also swept all three places in both throwing events.

  • Tell City splits softball games

    OAKLAND CITY—Justice Kuster pitched a one-hitter and her teammates staked her to a 10-0 first-inning lead as Tell City walloped Wood Memorial 16-1 in softball Wednesday.
    Hayley Fackler’s three-run homer over the center-field fence, her third of the season, was the big blow in the Marksmen’s 10-run first inning.
    Lizzy Kehl went 4 for 4 and Chloe Sandage 3 for 5 to lead Tell City’s 17-hit attack.
    Ava Hilgenhold went 2 for 4 with a double and Elena Hagedorn went 2 for 3.
    Chloe Carman and Morgan Schuetter each added a double.

  • Harrison holds off Tell City

    TELL CITY—Harrison built an 11-2 lead and held off a late Tell City rally to edge the Marksmen 11-10 in baseball Thursday.
    “We started off slow and struggled to make adjustments at the plate the first five innings,” said Tell City Coach Trent Benningfield. “Once we made an adjustment we hit the ball very well, but it was too little, too late.
    “Tretter (Lyons) came in and pitched four quality innings for us to keep us in the game.

  • Bland, Commodores rip Crawford County

    LEOPOLD—Colten Bland drove in three runs with a single, double and triple as Perry Central crushed Crawford County 15-5 in PLAC baseball Thursday.
    Luke Bishop hit a double and Bland, Levi Hubert, Wes Scamahorn and Wyatt Edwards each added a single as they scored eight runs in the second inning to build a 10-2 lead.
    The Commodores also took advantage of five walks and one hit batsman that inning.
    Bland went 3 for 3 to lead Perry Central’s 13-hit attack for the game.

  • PC girls 7th, TC 9th in Tell City invitational

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry County athletes won the throwing events but didn’t fare as well in the running events at Tell City’s girls track invitational Friday.
    Perry Central finished seventh in the 10-team meet with 46.5 points and Tell City was ninth with 37. Heritage Hills won with 96.
    Tell City’s Kammie Jo Hayes won the shot put at 35 feet, 11 inches and Perry Central’s Claire Davis placed second at 34-10.

  • Tell City 2nd, PC 6th in invitational

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s depth was enough to earn second place in its own 10-team boys track invitational Friday. But it was not enough to beat Heritage Hills.
    Tell City scored 101 points and Perry Central finished sixth with 64. Heritage Hills won with 136.
    “Head to head Heritage Hills won about every battle, so they definitely earned it,” Tell City Coach Zac Hartz said. “We exceeded what we were seeded to go score, but head to head I thought we would’ve fared better.

  • Oakwood to host trivia night, '50's themed volunteer recognition

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus will host Wine & Trivia Night, Tuesday, April 17, at 6:30 p.m. Teams will consist of four participants. Call Polly Story or Whitney Zellers at (812) 547-2333 to preregister teams. Prizes will be awarded for the winning team.

    The staff would also like to recognize community volunteers for all they do for the community. To do so, a 1950s theme volunteer recognition will be held Wednesday, April 25, at 2 p.m.

  • Tell City girls 3rd in tri-meet

    DUBOIS—Tell City won four events but finished third in a girls triangular track meet Monday.
    Northeast Dubois won with 72 points. Tecumseh scored 47 and Tell City 41.
    Tell City junior Kammie Jo Hayes set a personal record as she won the shot put with a 34-foot-10 throw. Teammate Cloey Pledger was second at 27-1.
    Jana Lacy won the discus with an 85-foot-0 throw and Pledger was second at 70-10.
    Freshman Valerie Kehl won the 100-meter dash in 13.85 seconds and placed second in the 200 in 28.97.