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Today's News

  • Osborne places 5th, Tell City 14th at Mater Dei Holiday Classic

    EVANSVILLE—Cody Osborne placed fifth in the heavyweight division to lead Tell City to 14th place in Mater Dei’s 16-team wrestling tourney last weekend.
    Osborne went 3-2, pinning Andrew Yazel of North Posey in his final match.
    “Cody wrestled really well,” said Tell City Coach Neal Stahly. “Most of his matches were kind of back and forth.”
    Spenser Beard placed sixth in the 170-pound weight class, going 3-3.

  • Bears claw Tell City

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City had problems with Evansville Central’s quickness and full-court pressure in a 63-29 girls basketball loss Monday.
    “That’s by far the most talented team we will see all year—no question, the most athletic,” said Tell City Coach John Hayes.
    “They weren’t bigger than us overall, but they were quicker at every spot,” he added. “They used a man-to-man full-court press—and some zone press—the whole game.”
    Tell City committed 14 turnovers in each half.

  • LeClere, Rowe make PSC all-tourney team

    REO—Perry Central forward Austin LeClere and Tell City forward/guard Hunter Rowe were named to the PSC Holiday Classic all-tourney team Monday.

  • Aces defeat Cannelton in consolation game

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    CANNELTON—Cloverport hit 57.9 percent from the field to beat Cannelton 81-63 in the consolation game of the boys basketball Cannel-ton Classic Saturday.
    The Bulldogs tried to rally in the third quarter, though.
    They were down 15 points 50-35 with 3:53 left in that quarter before the Bulldogs’ Damon Powers made 1 of 2 free throws. Then following an Aces miss, Tristan Simmons made a field goal.

  • Marksmen nip Pioneers

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    REO—Drew Mowery hit a key three-point basket with 1:16 left to propel Tell City past Boonville 47-44 in the seventh-place game of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Monday.
    Tell City led just 42-40 and was 0 for 11 from the three-point range when Tell City Coach Brent Owen called a 30-second timeout to set up the play for Mowery’s three-pointer.

  • Perry Central blitzes Rebels

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    REO—Austin LeClere’s hot inside game in the second quarter propelled Perry Central past South Spencer 73-52 in the fifth-place game of the PSC Holiday Classic basketball tourney Monday.
    Many considered this a battle between the two favorites in their Class 2A sectional this year, and it shaped up as a close game early.
    The Commodores led only 22-17 with 5:04 left in the second quarter when their center, Dillon Hubert, picked up his third foul and had to leave the game for the rest of the half.

  • Perry Central holds off Tell City’s comeback bid

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Perry Central built a 19-point lead with a strong inside game and held off Tell City’s comeback to win 65-52 in the second round of the PSC Holiday Classic boys basketball tourney Saturday.
    The Commodores hit only 2 of 14 three-point shots, though Michael Schwartz made two key ones back to back late in the second quarter, extending their lead to 19 points both times.

  • Committee seeks volunteers

    PERRY COUNTY – The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers to join the planning committee for the 2014 Relay for Life of Perry County.

    Cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders and anyone wanting to make a difference is invited to participate. In 2014, Perry County will host its 18th annual Relay For Life to celebrate survivors, remember those lost and fight back against a disease that has already taken too much from so many.

  • Bucshon named ‘friend of Indiana’s electric cooperatives’

    INDIANAPOLIS – U.S. Representative Larry Bucshon (R-08) was recently recognized by the Indiana Statewide Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives as a “Friend of Indiana’s Electric Cooperatives.” Rep.

    Bucshon, along with several other members of Indiana’s congressional delegation, received this honor for steadfast leadership and support of the issues and policies important to Indiana’s electric cooperatives.

  • Community Events

    Prom and bridal expo Jan. 12
    FERDINAND – The 12th annual Ferdinand prom and bridal expo will be held from noon to 4 p.m. EST Jan. 12 at the Ferdinand Community Center, 1710 Community Drive, in Ferdinand.

    The event will include various vendors, prizes, cakes and catered food samples and a fashion show provided by Cinderella’s.