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High School/Middle School

  • Wildcats spoil Raiders’ homecoming night

    By JAMES LINE

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    The Trimble County Raiders suffered a bruising defeat at their homecoming football game Friday at the hands of the Gallatin County Wildcats . The final score of the game was 32-12.

    Shortly before the game, Trimble County High’s homecoming court strode onto the field. The court was presented by class; senior Austin Collins was named this year’s Homecoming King and fellow senior Deanna Nava was crowned Homecoming Queen.

  • Lady Raiders in Action

    The Lady Raiders competed in the Seneca Invitational Volleyball Tournament in Louisville on Friday and Saturday. Trimble placed second in their pool and third for the Gold in the event.

  • Sports briefs

    Girls’ Golf

    Trimble County was defeated 209-214 in a meet at Carroll County last week. Individually, the Lady Raiders shot the following rounds: Charissa Huff and Kate Staples both shot a 52, Hayley Baker, 53; Brooke Huff, 57; and Kaitlin Harmon, 69. Carroll County’s scoring included Quincy Hogan, the medalist shooting a 40; Taylor Hayden, 52; Hannah McMahan, 58; Ashli Childs, 59; and Ciara Hamilton, 64.

  • Warriors overwhelm Raiders in 3rd qtr

    The Trimble County Raiders and visiting Eminence Warriors had played to a draw, at 6-6, through the first half of Friday’s football battle.

    The Raiders drew first blood after a 58-yard kickoff return by Dylan Stethan put the ball on the Eminence 44 yard line. Trimble advanced to the end zone and scored on a carry by Kyle Sparks to light up the scoreboard for what would be the home team’s only points of the night.

  • Lady Raiders enjoy ‘invaluable’ experience in All A Classic

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    “I did not see a bad team in the tourney!”

    That was Trimble County Coach Ruth Staples’ assessment of the competition in Saturday’s All A Classic state tournament in Paducah.

    Trimble came in third in pool play, landing the Lady Raiders in the Bronze Division, according to Staples.  

    Trimble was defeated by Bardstown Bethlehem, 0-2, and Allen Central, 0-2, before defeating Burgin, 2-1. Trimble then fell to Raceland, 1-2.

  • Runnin’ Raiders keep active pace

    Trimble County’s “Runnin’ Raiders” cross country team has gotten off to a rapid start competing in three events since the season-opening event at the St. X Tiger Run on Aug. 27.

  • Girls defeat Williamstown on links

    The Trimble County girls’ golf team defeated Williamstown with season’s best team score of 204 to Williamstown’s 227.

    Haley Baker posted her best round of the season with a 48 by sinking a 30 foot putt on hole 7.

    Brooke Huff shot a 51 and Charissa Huff and Kate Staples had solid rounds with a 52 and a 53.  Kaitlin Harmon shot a 69.  Trimble’s girls hosted Carroll County yesterday. Results were not available at press time..

  • Two Trimble golfers qualify for state meet

    On Thursday, Aug. 25, the Trimble County boys’ golf team participated in the All “A” Classic regional at Fairway Golf Course in Wheatley, Ky. The team placed third with a combined score of 331. Owen County took second with a 329 and Walton-Verona won the event with a score of 313 and their team will move on to the state finals on Saturday Sept. 10.

    The Trimble boys played well despite the fact that Walton and Owen use Fairway as their home course. Tanner Stark shot an 89, Craig Ward had his best 18-hole match with a 90 and Conner Beard shot a 92.

  • Trimble roasts Carroll in sweat match

    The Trimble County High School gymnasium was much like a sauna on a sultry Thursday evening last week as the Lady Raiders hosted Carroll County in volleyball. Trimble jumped to an early lead and never trailed in either contest en route to wins of 25-17 and 25-14.

    Trimble Head Coach Ruth Staples noted her team at times had a tendency to coast after building a large lead. In the opening contest Trimble fronted 22-10 before allowing the Lady Panthers a run that brought them within 24-17 before Trimble closed the door.

  • Lady Raiders take Class A title

    Trimble County’s dominance was tested only once in Saturday’s Class A Volleyball Tournament at Williamstown. With simultaneous action happening on dual courts the Lady Raiders opened the tournament by easily sidelining Eminence with scores of 25-12 and 25-13. At the same time Owen County battled to wins of 25-20 and 25-19 over Carroll County. In the other first-round game, Walton-Verona beat the host team 25-21 and 25-16.