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Today's News

  • Perry Central can’t stop Vikings’ offensive rebounds

    POSEYVILLE—North Posey grabbed 19 offensive rebounds to defeat Perry Central 57-38 in girls basketball Saturday.
    “I thought overall we played better than we did against Paoli,” said Perry Central Coach Ty Guillaume, “but we just gave up way too many offensive rebounds.
    “We weren’t blocking out. We’d have one or two blocking out but not all five.”

  • Marksmen win 2 of 3

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.—Tell City outrebounded Hancock County 47-30 to beat the Hornets 38-33 in girls basketball Monday.
    Kassidie Hayes grabbed 19 rebounds, Taylor Gentry 10, and Celina Snyder nine for the Marksmen.
    Hayes also blocked seven shots.
    Still Tell City trailed 20-19 entering the fourth quarter.
    But Logan Flannagan scored 10 of her game-high 12 points in the fourth quarter to help the Marksmen come from behind.
    She hit 5 of 6 free throws in that period.

  • Bulldogs press past Aces

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton forced 33 turnovers to beat Cloverport 52-31 in girl basketball Tuesday.
    Each team hit 30.0 percent from the field and Cloverport had a 39-37 edge in rebounds. But Cannelton took 20 more shots thanks to having 16 fewer turnovers.
    “We forced a few turnovers with our press,” noted Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett.
    Mikah Hemmings led Cannelton with 22 points, nine rebounds, four assists and three steals in 21 minutes.

  • Braves hot from three-point range in win over Cannelton

    By PHILLIP BALL
    Sports Correspondent

    LYNNVILLE—Cannelton had no answer for Tecumseh’s three-point shooting in a 60-41 boys basketball loss Saturday.
    Both teams exhibited strong shooting to start the game.  Each hit 7 of 11 from the field for 64 percent in the first quarter.
    However, the Braves’ seven field goals included six three-point baskets in nine attempts as they built a 23-15 lead at the end of the quarter.

  • Aces pull away from Bulldogs

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—A 14-0 Cloverport run in the fourth quarter propelled the Aces past Cannelton 72-56 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    Some turnovers and quick three-point shots by Cannelton helped fuel the Aces’ run.
    “We played like we were down four instead of up four,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett.

  • Cold Tell City falls to Hornets

    By MIKE SPRAGUE
    Sports Correspondent

    HAWESVILLE, Ky.—Cold shooting hurt Tell City in a 59-50 boys basketball loss to Hancock County  Saturday.
    Hancock County used a full-court press and a 1-2-2 zone defense to contain the Marksmen’s three point shooters. Tell City hit just 2 of 12 from behind the three-point line.
    The Hornets built a 14 point lead, 46-32, before the Marksmen cut into it.
    Grant Sanders made 1 of 2 free throws. After a defensive stop Hunter Rowe made two free throws.

  • Perry Central overtakes Rangers in closing minutes

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Andrew Huber and Michael Schwartz led a second-half comeback as Perry Central defeated Forest Park 56-53 in boys basketball Saturday.
    The Commodores trailed by 14 points, 38-24, with 1:33 left in the third quarter before Huber scored a three-point play on a driving 8-foot shot and free throw to start their comeback.
    Schwartz added a three-point basket 55 seconds later to cut the gap to eight points.

  • Poetry contest open to area teens

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Public Library's annual teen writing contest is once again underway. This year’s theme, “Poetry Madness @ Perry County Public Library,” began Jan. 8 and runs through March 5.

    The contest is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and is organized by the Teen Advisory Group. Guidelines are:

  • The News seeks to return veterans’ photographs

    PERRY COUNTY  – The News encourages those in the community who have dropped off veteran’s photos to pick them up at our office.

    We have many photos collected over the past several years that we would like to reunite with their owners. We are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

  • Letters of interest sought for PCDC appointment

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Council will vote Jan. 23 to fill an appointment to the Perry County Development Corp. board.

    Anyone who wants to be considered for the appointment should send a letter of interest in care of the Perry County Auditor’s Office, 2219 Payne St., Tell City, IN 47586.

    Letters should be mailed to arrive no later than Wednesday.