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High School/Middle School

  • Raiders deliver victory over Williamstown's Demons

    Bouncing back from a 74-60 loss at Henry County the night before, the Trimble County Raiders enjoyed a 75-50 win over Williamstown Saturday on the strength of a 48 percent shooting night from the field.

    The Raiders opened with a nine-point run before the visiting Demons got on the scoreboard. Williamstown outscored Trimble 16-8 over the remaining five minutes of the first period to take a 18-17 advantage at the quarter break but the pendulum of momentum swung decisively in favor of the Raiders in the second quarter.

  • Lady Raiders' struggle continues with 2 road losses, 1 home defeat

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders showed massive improvement Saturday, outscoring their opponents in the first and third quarters of play. Unfortunately, it was the success of the Williamstown Lady Demons in the second and final quarters of the game that led to a 52-44 Williamstown win.

    Trimble hit 4 of 8 shots from the field during the first quarter, including a triple, and connected on 3 of 4 free throw attempts to take a 12-11 advantage at the quarter break.

  • Raiders 1 and done in All ‘A’ Classic with loss to Carroll

    By KRISTIN BECK
    Landmark News Service

    After falling behind 11-6 at the end of the first quarter, Carroll County flipped the tables on Trimble County in the second, outscoring the Raiders 15-4 to take a six-point halftime lead and ultimately hold on for a 69-61 victory in the first round of the Eighth Region All “A” Tournament Jan. 9, at Owen County High School.

  • Lady Raiders step ahead of Carroll early but fall in second half, 41-29

    Building experience as a team has been the mantra of the Trimble County Lady Raiders this season. By halftime in the Jan. 10 matchup against Carroll County’s Lady Panthers in the All “A” Classic tournament at Walton-Verona, the team showed signs of strength, going into halftime with a one-point advantage.

    However, a couple of treys by Carroll’s Andrea Searcy to start the third quarter left the Lady Raiders playing a game of catch up and ultimately falling to the Lady Panthers, 41-29.

  • Raiders take early advantage but fall late to Rebels

    When the highly touted Southwestern Rebels came to Bedford Friday for a matchup with the Trimble County Raiders, everyone anticipated an exciting contest and were rewarded for their expectations. While Trimble held the advantage in the first two quarters, it was in the final half that the game was decided in Southwestern’s favor by a 65-57 score.

  • Reserves help lift Lady Raiders in home loss to Shelby County

    The coaching staff of the Trimble County Lady Raiders continues to struggle with the inexperience of a young team that has yet to experience a win after 11 games. Head coach Kerrie Stewart expressed continued determination following her team’s 55-24 shellacking by visiting Shelby County Thursday.

  • Despite improvements, Lady Raiders fall to Christmas at the Capital teams

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders competed last week in the Christmas at the Capital Tournament in Frankfort. Although falling short in three games, the ladies showed tremendous improvement over their previous outing with Switzerland County on Dec. 20, when the Trimble offense produced only 11 points in 32 minutes of play.

  • Raiders hold tournament teams close, but come up short

    Three outings in last week’s Henry County Invitational Tournament at New Castle proved to be three exercises in frustration for the Trimble County Raiders as the boys fell to defeat in three close ones.

  • Raiders open well but collapse in second half

    An early onslaught of downtown barrages served as a portent to ultimate disaster when South Oldham’s Dragons invaded the Raider domain. The Dragons connected with six treys in the first eight minutes to take a nine-point, 27-18, advantage at the first quarter stop.

  • Lady Raiders continue their learning curve in loss to Owen

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders suffered defeat at the hands of visiting Owen County last week by a 54-23 score. It was the fifth loss of the 2017-18 campaign for the youthful team in the early weeks of a rebuilding year. The youthful team sports only one senior on its nine-member varsity.

    Trimble fared poorly in field goal shooting, canning only 9 of 36 attempts for 25 percent. Trimble managed only one trey in eight attempts from beyond the three-point arc. The Lady Raiders hit 36 percent from the free throw line, converting four of 11 charity tosses.