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Today's News

  • 11 Tell City wrestlers place in state meet

    INDIANAPOLIS—Ethan Schraner won the bantam 70-pound crown to lead the Tell City Wrestling Club in the ISWA folkstyle state tourney held the last two weekends.

  • Tell City 3rd in PAC junior high wrestling

    FORT BRANCH—Shane Braunecker, Corey Braunecker, Devon Casebolt and Jeff Miller won individual titles to lead Tell City to third place in the PAC junior high wrestling tourney Saturday.
    Southridge and Heritage Hills tied for first. Tell City was just 11 points behind them.
    Casebolt, an eighth grader, won the 102-pound weight class to claim his third consecutive PAC title.
    The Braunecker twins, who are sixth graders, won their first PAC titles - Shane at 85 pounds and Corey at 90.  Both finished undefeated this season.

  • Young named JV Coach of Year

    MILAN—Tell City graduate Drew Young has been named the Ohio River Valley Conference’s JV Coach of the Year in boys basketball.
    Young, who graduated from Tell City in 2005 and Indiana University in 2009, coached Milan’s JV team to a 17-4 record, including 6-0 in the ORVC.
    His team also won the ORVC JV tourney and the Ripley County tourney.
    Young previously coached Franklin County’s freshman team two years, Milan’s freshmen one year, and Franklin County’s JV one year.

  • Weedman KIAC Pitcher of the Week

    NEW ALBANY—Indiana University Southeast senior pitcher Shane Weedman was named the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s baseball Pitcher of the Week by conference officials Monday.

  • Parker holds own in top 64 workout

    INDIANAPOLIS—As often happens in all-star situations, Perry Central’s Brittany Parker had some teammates who shot the ball about every time they touched it in Sunday’s workout for the state’s top 64 senior girls basketball players.
    But “I though she did well overall,” Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume said of Parker. “During the 50-minute workout session she was faster than some of the other point guards and she was shooting the ball consistently well.”

  • Marksman boys outswims Rebels

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Andrew Ettensohn and Elliot Reed each won two individual events and two relays as Tell City crushed South Spencer 89-54 in junior high boys swimming Monday.
    Ettensohn won the 50-yard freestyle in 26.94 seconds and the 50 butterfly in 30.16.
    He teamed with Neal Hollinden, Reed and Josh Gaynor to win the 200 medley relay in 2:20.88.
    Reed, Evan Noble, Hollinden and Ettensohn took the 400 free relay in 4:52.39.

  • Tell City girls sink Rebels

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Taylor Kratzer and Lily Marion each won two individual events and two relays as Tell City trounced South Spencer 110-44 in junior high girls swimming Monday.
    Kratzer won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:43.26 and the 50 butterfly in 38.70 seconds.
    She teamed with Marion, Mary Hollinden and Claire Mowery to win the 200 medley relay in 2:36.06.
    Emma Ettensohn, Brenna Franzman, Kratzer and Marion won the 400 free relay in 5:07.41.

  • Schwartz, Parker, Davis dominate Perry Central’s awards

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Michael Schwartz, Brittany Parker and Emily Davis were the top winners at Perry Central’s winter sports awards program Monday.
    Schwartz was named the Most Valuable Player in boys basketball and Davis won the same award in cheerleading.
    No MVP was awarded in girls basketball, but Parker claimed 10 awards in that sport.
    It was also announced that Commodore seniors Megan Thomas and Marie Schwartz made the girls basketball academic all-state team.

  • Water board approves improvements to infrastructure

    By DON STEEN

    Staff Writer

  • Hoosier National Forest plans spring prescribed burns

    TELL CITY –  Hoosier National Forest staff have 12 possible prescribed burns planned for this spring, including several in Perry County. These areas total 2,662 acres.
    Days available to accomplish these burns are limited by weather and available personnel.
    Prescribed burning achieves a variety of objectives in restoring forest communities. Some areas are burned to improve oak and hickory regeneration, while others are burned to increase native grasses and keep the areas open for wildlife. Some burns also reduce hazardous fuels.