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Today's News

  • SOCCER: TELL CITY—Tell City’s girls soccer team made school history Tuesday with a 1-1 tie against Pike Central.

    It was the first tie in girls soccer at Tell City and Claire Franzman scored the team’s first goal against a varsity opponent. Tell City began competing in varsity girls soccer last season.

    “We were excited to score in a regular game,” Tell City Coach Kelsey Henrickson said. “We made some good passes and moved the ball down the field.”

    Maddie Rogers got the assist on Franzman’s goal.

    Henrickson is hopeful this gives validation to her team about the future.

  • SOCCER: TC falls

    TELL CITY—Tell City opened its boys soccer season with a 7-0 loss to Pike Central Tuesday.

    The Chargers, who went unbeaten in the PAC last year, had a 4-0 lead by halftime and added three more goals in the second half to pull away.

    Seven Pike Central players scored goals. Ethan Scott and Hayden Kabrick each recorded three assists.

  • Orleans outspikes Perry Central girls

    ORLEANS—No one made more than five kills for Perry Central in a 26-24, 25-14, 25-20 PLAC volleyball loss to Orleans Thursday.

    Bree Noland and Addy Davis each made five kills for the Commodores. Makenzy Roark had seven assists and Davis added five.

    Noland made three blocks and Elisha Schwartz made five digs.

    Davis served four aces and Maddie Labhart and Meagan Mullis each added three.

    Perry Central won the JV match 25-18, 22-25, 15-9 as Alyssa Hill made six kills and Rosa Pund added three.

    Alexa Hedinger had seven assists.

  • Hayes, Marksmen spike Southridge

    HUNTINGBURG—Kammie Jo Hayes made 17 kills as Tell City defeated Southridge 25-23, 25-18, 25-23 in PAC volleyball Thursday.

    Addison Fella added nine kills for the Marksmen and Samantha Stephens and Grace Kreilein each made four.

    Kreilein had 18 assists and Justice Kuster added 17.

    Jenna Arnold made two solo blocks and Hayes added one.

    Caitlin Teague made 11 digs and Stephens and Kuster each added eight.

    Hayes, Kreilein and Kuster each served two aces.  Kuster served eight points overall and Stephens added seven.

  • Perry Central nips Tell City in overtime battle

    By LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor Emeritus

     

    LEOPOLD—After an epic defensive battle in regulation, Gavin Poole scored on Perry Central’s first overtime play to lift the Commodores past Tell City 6-0 in season-opening football Friday.

    The game featured 20 penalties - 13 by Perry Central - and 10 turnovers - six forced by Tell City and four forced by Perry Central.

    At times both teams moved the ball fairly well only to have drives end in turnovers.

  • Marksmen shooting for state again

    By LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor Emeritus

     

    TELL CITY—Tell City had some great boys cross country teams in the 1970s but is currently on its hottest streak ever.

    The Marksmen have won four consecutive PAC titles, five consecutive sectionals and three consecutive regionals.

    They placed second in their semistate the last two years and in the top 10 in the state meet both years, capped by a best ever eighth-place finish last year.

  • Pancake breakfast Sunday at Deer Creek Baptist

    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church will have an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast on Sunday, Aug. 26, from 8 to 9 a.m. at 6733 Alamo Road, Tell City. Afterwards will be Sunday school at 9:30 and worship service with Pastor Christain Watkins at 10:30 a.m.

  • St. Pius fall fest Sept. 9

    TROY – St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy will host its annual fall festival on Sunday, Sept. 9. On the menu is the parish’s famous soup, by the bowl and gallon, fried chicken or roast beef dinners, hamburgers, brats, ice cream and homemade pie.  Entertainment includes the Crosswinds band, a giant yard sale, games for adults and children and a raffle. Serving begins at 11 a.m. Please take containers for carry-out soup.

  • A busy time on the HNF

    Chris Zimmer

    District Ranger

     

    The Hoosier National Forest has completed  timber sales during our fiscal year of 2018. We also have another sale nearly ready to advertise. Interest is keen for our high quality timber by area companies.

  • Cannelton group wants historic sites saved

    By ERIC WHITTAKER

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – A crowd of about 40 people assembled in the city council chambers Monday to voice their support for creating a Cannelton Historic Preservation Commission.

    Resident Emily Preston said the group’s mission is to preserve city structures. “We need help to save what is left of our town,” said Preston. “We are ready for some progress.”