Today's News

  • New Albany pins Tell City

    NEW ALBANY - New Albany won eight consecutive matches in the middle weights and beat Tell City 45-27 in wrestling Thursday.

    "Where we're normally pretty strong, they were stronger," said Tell City Coach Joe Litherland. "They've got five kids that are tougher than nails.

    "They had five kids who placed in the Mater Dei Classic, so we knew it was going to be a tough match."

    The Marksmen also wrestled without several regular starters.

    Keith Patrick, their 119-pound starter, is expected to be sidelined another week with a groin injury.

  • Patriots edge Tell City boys 89-86

    TELL CITY - Tell City swept the top three places in the two longest freestyle races but lost to Heritage Hills 89-86 in boys swimming Thursday.

    Tell City freshman Greg Clayton won the 500-yard freestyle in 5:39.55.

    Isaac Schaefer placed second in that race in 5:53.36 and Trevor Nelson took third in 6:35.93.

    Clayton also won the 200 free in 2:02.99. Schaefer was second in 2:07.59 and Nick Dauby placed third in 2:28.19.

    Zach Avallone won the 50 free in 24.90 seconds and placed third in the 100 free in 58.24.

  • Hauenstein leads Tell City to win over Heritage Hills

    TELL CITY - Erika Hauenstein won two individual events and two relays as Tell City beat Heritage Hills 102-77 in girls swimming Thursday.

    Hauenstein won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:31.59 and the 500 freestyle in 5:54.37.

    She teamed with Katie Clemens, Jessica Wagner and Chelsea Malone to win the 200 free relay in 1:51.16.

    Clemens, Hauenstein, C.J. Fentress and Malone won the 400 free relay in 4:14.79.

    The Marksmen also won the 200 medley relay, with Brittany Sheldon, Samantha Ballman, Fentress and Morgan Rainey swimming it in 2:21.26.

  • Tell City tops Wildcats

    TELL CITY - A good inside-outside shooting combination carried Tell City's boys basketball team to another victory Friday, 71-56 over Mount Vernon.

    The Marksmen hit 57.1 percent from the field, including 5 of 9 from three-point range.

    Their starting frontline, operating mostly inside, hit 13 of 17 shots from the field - and two of their misses came on blocked shots.

    All three of them - Joseph Kohnert, Jay Ziegelgruber and Eric Henrickson - are hitting over 65 percent from the field for the season.

  • Perry Central smokes out Tecumseh

    LYNNVILLE - Andrew Harpenau scored 21 points as Perry Central beat Tecumseh 44-30 in freshman basketball Thursday.

    "We played pretty good (man-to-man) defense starting out," said Perry Central Coach Kevin Rogier. "We intercepted a few passes and got some layups.

    "For not playing since Dec. 17, I was pleased with the way we played.

    "Andrew played his best game of the year. He was aggressive and took the ball to the hole."

    Kyle Troesch added eight points, Neal Schwartz seven, and Kyle Rasche six for the Commodores.

  • Tell City gets hot to beat Forest Park

    TELL CITY - Tell City improved its shooting dramatically in the second half and beat Forest Park 40-26 in freshman basketball Thursday.

    The Marksmen hit only 7 of 27 shots from the field in the first half, though "we got a lot of good looks, including several from within 5 feet of the basket," said Tell City Coach Dan Lacy.

    But they hit 10 of 18 from the field in the second half.

    They had their best free-throw shooting game, hitting 85.7 percent (6 of 7).

  • Sunny but still cold

    The noontime sun silhouettes the Christ of the Ohio Statue in Troy Thursday. The new year brought a return to wintertime conditions, including temperatures that reached as low as 10 degrees in some areas. Conditions were forecast to warm over the weekend with showers. Light rain is also possible today.

  • Bereavement support group now forming

    TELL CITY - Catholic Charities of Tell City will sponsor a bereavement support group for those struggling with the loss of loved ones.

    Sessions will begin Wednesday, Jan. 16, and continue for six weeks. Two groups will be held, one in Tell City and one in St. Meinrad. Space is limited and registration is required.

    Contact Joan Hess at Catholic Charities 547-0903 for more information or to register.

  • School hosting financial-aid workshop

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central will host a Free Application for Federal Student Aid workshop Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 6:30 pm in the high school library for all high school seniors and their parents.

    All seniors who will attend any post-secondary schools are encouraged to fill out the FAFSA even if they do not believe they will qualify for federal or state aid. Please contact Jody French for more information at 843-5121.

  • Social Security rep visiting Wednesday

    TELL CITY - A representative of the Social Security Administration will be at City Hall in Tell City 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday to help residents with issues related to Social Security benefits.

    Future visits are planned for Feb. 13 and March 12 at the same location and times.

    The toll-free Social Security Administration telephone number is (800) 772-1213. Hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.