Today's News

  • Cannelton crushes Riders

    CANNELTON—Turnovers were the big difference as Cannelton trounced Wesley Christian 67-36 in girls basketball Saturday.
    Cannelton edged the team from eastern Kentucky 40.0 percent to 35.9 percent in field-goal shooting and 34-30 in rebounds.
    But the Riders committed 25 turnovers compared with just seven for Cannelton. That was the main reason the Bulldogs got 26 more field goal attempts.

  • Commodore girls win 2 of 3

    FRENCH LICK—Ashley Graves had 22 points, 16 rebounds, seven assists, five blocks and two steals as Perry Central blasted Springs Valley 73-51 in PLAC girls basketball Monday.
    Graves, a 6-foot-1 junior center, hit 7 of 12 shots from the field and 8 of 10 free throws.
    “She had just a phenomenal performance,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.
    Brittany Parker added 17 points on 7 of 16 field-goal shooting and 3 of 4 free throws.
    She made four steals and Lindsey Gengelbach had five assists.

  • Marksmen 4th in PAC wrestling

    LINCOLN CITY—Mason Waninger, Jessie Lawalin and Justin Alvarez won individual titles to lead Tell City to fourth place in the PAC wrestling tourney Saturday.

  • Wolfpack defeats TC

    Sports Editor

    MARENGO—A familiar problem, turnovers, hurt Tell City in a 68-42 boys basketball loss to Crawford County Saturday.
    Tell City committed 17 turnovers in the first three quarters and 19 for the game—eight more than the Wolfpack.
    “There’s no sense repeating myself—you can take a quote from any of our 10 losses (about turnovers being the decisive factor),” said Tell City Coach Troy Noble.

  • PC stings Bluejackets

    Sports Correspondent

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central's  pressure defense forced seven second-quarter turnovers that were converted into easy baskets in a 79-46 PLAC boys basketball win over Mitchell Saturday.
    Perry Central trailed 14-9 starting the second quarter. Then Derek Thomas scored from the low post to start a 14-0 run and a 23-2 run over 7:21.
    Dacota Schaad followed with a layup and a free throw. Thomas came back with a layup.

  • Cook scores 47 as Bulldogs top Wesley

    Sports Correspondent

    CANNELTON—Brandon Cook scored 47 points as Cannelton defeated Wesley Christian 76-66 in boys basketball Saturday.
    Cook, a junior guard, hit 11 of 23 shots from the field and 25 of 31 free throws. He broke Tyler Aud’s record school record for most free throws made in a game by three.
    “Brandon played an excellent game,” said Cannelton Coach Brian Garrett. “He does a good job of attacking defenses and drawing contact.  He is just so quick with the ball.”

  • Pats hold off Tell City for first place in PAC

    Sports Editor

    LYNNVILLE—Amanda Wagner won two individual events and a relay as Tell City placed second in the seven-team PAC girls swim meet Saturday.

  • Habitat for Humanity partners receive new homes for the new year

    Habitat for Humanity of Perry County dedicated three new homes, the organization’s 13th, 14th and 15th projects, Nov. 20. As of this week, all three partner families have moved into the houses, all located in Tell City.

  • COLUMN: Letter supporting right to work inaccurate

    By DALE GROVES, Guest Columnist

    I always respect an opinion on a controversial issue that might be different from my own opinion, even the current right-to-work bill currently being debated in the Indiana General Assembly. And I know that those who support right-to-work and those who don’t have different fact sheets, different polls and different motives for wanting this bill passed or wanting it defeated.

  • Saddle Lake hit by vandalism

    TELL CITY – The Hoosier National Forest will close some of the facilities at the Saddle Lake Boat Ramp due to a rash of vandalism at the ramp.