High School/Middle School

  • New coach, young team ready to start the season

    Kala Judy steps into her first season as a high school varsity softball coach with high hopes in the potential she sees in a young, but determined Lady Raiders team. The 2018 edition of the Lady Raiders lacks one thing their predecessors enjoyed – seniors.

    “We actually do not have any seniors on the roster this year and only three juniors,” Judy said. “The rest are underclassmen – even a handful of middle schoolers. We are basically rebuilding the team after losing so many senior starters last year.”

  • Returning Raiders looking for success

    With all but one player returning from last year’s team the Trimble County Raiders show promise of an improved season on the baseball diamond this spring.

    The 2017 Raiders soldiered through a 7-17 campaign overall, winning only 5 of 21 games against Eighth Region foes. The Raiders closed their season abruptly in the opening game of the postseason, falling 11-0 in five innings to South Oldham in 29th District Tournament.

  • Boys fall in 29th District tourney to Oldham County

    The 2017-18 high school basketball season came to an abrupt end for the Trimble County Raiders who fell to eventual 29th District Champion Oldham County by a score of 83-46 in the opening round of postseason play.

    The Raiders fell behind 24-11 after the first eight minutes of play and trailed 39-22 at halftime. The defensive effort of Oldham’s Colonels held Trimble to only 7 points in the third frame and the contest was all but decided after three quarters of play with Oldham fronting by 26 points, 55-29, with eight minutes left to play.

  • Lady Raiders fall to South Oldham Lady Dragons in tourney, 84-31

    Trimble County High School’s Lady Raiders were eliminated from postseason play in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s 29th District Tournament on Feb. 20, falling to South Oldham 84-31 in the opening round at Goshen.

    Sophomore Abby Ponder scored 14 points to lead the Lady Raiders offensively. Freshman Shelby Wilcoxson scored eight points, freshman Emma Ginn added six points, freshman Emma Horn had two points and Karli Tilley, Trimble’s lone senior, added a free throw.

  • Shooting struggles hurt Raiders in loss to Lloyd

    Stacey May, coach of the Trimble County Raiders, summarized his assessment of his team’s loss in their final regular season game in five words: “Tough shooting night for us!”

    The Raiders placed only one player in double figures and connected on only 13 of 45 field goal attempts en route to a 57-41 loss to Lloyd Memorial Friday at home.

  • Lloyd delivers loss to Lady Raiders to close out season

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders closed out the 2017-18 high school basketball regular season Friday with a 54-39 loss to visiting Lloyd Memorial High School from Erlanger.

    It was an emotional evening as the only senior Lady Raider, Karli Tilley, appeared on the home floor in competition for the final time in a Trimble uniform.

  • Raiders earn home win over Henry's Wildcats

    Sweet revenge! Having lost two contests at New Castle earlier in the season Coach Stacey May’s Trimble County Raiders turned the tables on the visiting Henry County Wildcats last week. The Raiders had fallen in double overtime to the Wildcats on Dec. 28 during the Henry County Invitational Tournament 70-66, and suffered another defeat at Henry on Jan. 19, 74-60. On Tuesday, Feb. 13, the Raiders came ready to play, charged ahead early and battled to a 51-44 victory.

  • 4 minute offense by Lady Wildcats keep Lady Raiders from victory

    Recovering from a slow start in the first half after which they trailed by nine points, the Trimble County Lady Raiders battled back to put themselves within four minutes of capturing a win over the visiting Henry County Lady Wildcats on Tuesday, Feb. 13. However, Henry County made the most of those final four minutes to claim a 36-29 win over Trimble.

    Sophomore Abby Ponder scored all eight of Trimble’s points in the first half as Henry jumped out to a 9-6 advantage after the first eight minutes of play and extended the lead to 17-8 at halftime.

  • Lady Raiders struggle in two road games

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders endured two frustrating nights on the road last week, suffering losses at Gallatin County Thursday night, 63-24, and at Owen County, Friday, 63-25.

  • Raiders fall to Gallatin, find success on the road in Owen

    The gymnasium scoreboard showed the making of a tight match up when the Gallatin County Wildcats traveled to take on the Raiders Friday night in Bedford.

    At the end of the first and third quarters, the margin between the two teams was four points favoring Gallatin. At the half? Only a three-point difference. Despite the Raiders scoring 16 points in the final quarter, they fell to Gallatin County with the final score 65-55.