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Today's News

  • North Posey defeats Perry Central

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central couldn’t overcome its cold shooting early and lost to North Posey 57-50 in girls basketball Saturday.
    “Our shooting early got us in a hole,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume. “We didn’t have a field goal in the first quarter.
    “Our first shot was an air ball and then we had three missed layups.”
    Skyly Cummings hit 2 of 4 free throws for the Commodores’ only points in the first quarter as they fell behind 14-2.

  • Tell City girls hold off Hornets

    TELL CITY—Strong rebounding and defense helped Tell City overcome poor shooting to beat Hancock County 48-45 in girls basketball Monday.
    The Marksmen hit just 31.0 percent from the field but grabbed 39 rebounds.
    Madison Mathena and Kassidie Hayes each had nine rebounds. Katie Goffinet added six and Celina Snyder five.
    Hayes also blocked seven shots.
    “We did some stuff we haven’t done all year,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes. “The first half we had only three turnovers (13 for the game), which is great for us.

  • Braves defeat cold Cannelton

    LYNNVILLE—Cannelton hit only 16.1 percent from the field in a 68-22 boys basketball loss to Tecumseh Saturday.
    “We were tired,” said Cannelton Coach Michael Snyder. “We didn’t play very well. We struggle to score points, and our struggles continued.
    “Tecumseh’s down to what they’re used to, but they’re still very athletic and they’ve got kids who get up and down the floor. They beat us to every loose ball. And our boys didn’t rebound very well.

  • Hagedorn, McClintic, Talley inducted into TC Hall of Fame

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Laura McClintic James, Dan Talley and the late Joe Hagedorn were inducted into the Tell City High School Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday.
    McClintic, Talley, and Rosa Jones, Hagedorn’s sister, mentioned several of their career highlights in their acceptance speeches.

  • Epley propels Eagles past Tell City

    By JOHN HAYES
    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Evansville Day used a 21-point third quarter to beat Tell City 58-44 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    Led by freshman Rilee Epley’s 15 points, the Eagles outscored the Marksmen 21-8 in the decisive third quarter.
    Epley hit five two-point baskets, a three-pointer, and two free throws in the quarter after the teams played to a 16-16 tie in the first half. He finished with a game-high 27 points.

  • Hornets edge Tell City in 2 overtimes

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City hit only 4 of 12 free throws in the two overtime periods as it lost to Hancock County 72-66 in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Marksmen had to rally from a three-point deficit in the last 1.5 seconds of regulation to send the game into overtime.
    Hancock County fouled Hunter Rowe with 0:01.5 left in the fourth quarter before he had a chance to shoot a three-point shot, sending him the line for two shots.

  • Perry Central tops Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—After a slow start Perry Central got its rebounding and transition game going to beat Cannelton 68-38 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    Cannelton built an early 8-2 lead on three-point baskets by Bryce Garrett and Damon Powers and a drive by Garrett.
    Perry Central replied with a 17-0 run, though.
    Luke Hilgenhold started it with a transition layup.

  • Forest Park edges Perry Central

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s comeback came up short in a 51-50 boys basketball loss to Forest Park Saturday.
    The Commodores were down five, 48-43, with 1:43 left in the game.
    Perry Central’s Luke Hubert then made a two point jump shot.
    After Forest Park missed a free throw, Perry Central’s Lane Lynch was fouled. He made 1 of 2 free throws to narrow the gap to two points with 0:46 left.

  • Funds Still Available for 2014 Clean Water Grant

    The Perry, Crawford and Harrison County Soil and Water Conservation Districts were jointly awarded a competitive Clean Water Indiana (CWI) Grant for $39,750 for livestock facilities.
    The Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District received a grant from Clean Water Indiana to provide technical and financial assistance to land users by providing a cost-share program for livestock facilities.  
    The total amount of $16,250 is allocated for this program and no further funding will be available into contractual agreements when that amount has been depleted.

  • James Nominated for Supervisor

    Ronnie James has been placed in nomination for the supervisor election at the 2015 Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) annual meeting and banquet.  One position for a three-year term of a SWCD supervisor will be filled at the election.