http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sports/rss.xml en Raiders fall to Gallatin, find success on the road in Owen http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/raiders-fall-gallatin-find-success-road-owen <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/2-9_raiders1.jpg" alt="Troy Grieshaber takes the ball up the lane, maneuvering around Gallatin&amp;#039;s Troy Coomer. Grieshaber scored six points in Friday&amp;#039;s matchup against the Wildcats. He managed 11 points during Saturday&amp;#039;s game against the Owen County Rebels." title="Troy Grieshaber takes the ball up the lane, maneuvering around Gallatin&amp;#039;s Troy Coomer. Grieshaber scored six points in Friday&amp;#039;s matchup against the Wildcats. He managed 11 points during Saturday&amp;#039;s game against the Owen County Rebels." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> 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.</p> <p> 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.</p> Lady Raiders struggle in two road games http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/lady-raiders-struggle-two-road-games <p> 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.</p> Raiders fall on the road at Walton-Verona, 71-34 http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/raiders-fall-road-walton-verona-71-34 <p> It was a weak scoring night for the Trimble County Raiders after traveling to the Boone/Kenton county line to face the Walton-Verona Bearcats Saturday. The Raiders fell behind early and never could get the offensive engine clicking on all cylinders, eventually falling by a 71-34 score.</p> North Oldham gets revenge over Lady Raiders in home defeat, 58-33 http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/north-oldham-gets-revenge-over-lady-raiders-home-defeat-58-33 <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/tcabbyponder.jpg" alt="Trimble&amp;#039;s Abby Ponder puts up the shot against North Oldham&amp;#039;s Sarah Fiorito and Caitlyn Chen." title="Trimble&amp;#039;s Abby Ponder puts up the shot against North Oldham&amp;#039;s Sarah Fiorito and Caitlyn Chen." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> In both contests last year against the Lady Mustangs, it was the Lady Raiders who walked away with the victory. The Lady Mustangs got their revenge this time around as they walked away with the win Friday in Bedford, 58-33.</p> THE DROUGHT IS OVER http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/drought-over <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/colby_oconner.jpg" alt="Freshman Colby O&amp;#039;Conner launches a field goal from artillery range in this action from earlier this season. O&amp;#039;Conner scored 20 points over two games last week for the Lady Raiders." title="Freshman Colby O&amp;#039;Conner launches a field goal from artillery range in this action from earlier this season. O&amp;#039;Conner scored 20 points over two games last week for the Lady Raiders." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> The youthful Trimble County Lady Raiders, winless after 15 contests this season, finally broke the string of disappointments with a comfortable 47-28 win on the road Jan. 24 at Kentucky Country Day.</p> <p> With the exception of lone senior starter Karli Tilley, Trimble coach Kerrie Stewart has sent what would normally be considered a junior varsity-age starting lineup against formidable teams all season. Trimble&rsquo;s underclassmen starters include a sophomore, two freshmen and a seventh grader.</p> The kings of Homecoming http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/kings-homecoming <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/mills.jpg" alt="Shane Mills working his way to the goal during Friday night&amp;#039;s game against Villa Madonna." title="Shane Mills working his way to the goal during Friday night&amp;#039;s game against Villa Madonna." align="left" hspace="6" width="118" height="85" /><p> Three games in four nights proved to be an exhausting stretch for the Trimble County Raiders last week. The boys played the first two on the road, resulting in a 63-61 loss at Louisville&rsquo;s J. Graham Brown High School on Tuesday and a hard-fought 70-58 defeat at Gallatin County on Thursday night. In spite of fatigue, the Raiders returned home on Friday to capture a 62-56 win over Villa Madonna in the annual Homecoming Game.</p> Raiders deliver victory over Williamstown's Demons http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/raiders-deliver-victory-over-williamstowns-demons <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/mills_jumps.jpg" alt="Trimble junior Shane Mills (above) leaps high for the opening tip against Williamstown Saturday. Mills led all scorers with 18 points and pulled down 12 rebounds as the Raiders went on to out-slug the Demons, 75-60 at Bedford." title="Trimble junior Shane Mills (above) leaps high for the opening tip against Williamstown Saturday. Mills led all scorers with 18 points and pulled down 12 rebounds as the Raiders went on to out-slug the Demons, 75-60 at Bedford." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> 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.</p> <p> 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.</p> Lady Raiders' struggle continues with 2 road losses, 1 home defeat http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/lady-raiders-struggle-continues-2-road-losses-1-home-defeat <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/karli_tilley_0.jpg" alt="Trimble senior forward Karli Tilley battles with two Lady Dragons for possession of the ball during Thursday’s 61-18 loss to South Oldham at home." title="Trimble senior forward Karli Tilley battles with two Lady Dragons for possession of the ball during Thursday’s 61-18 loss to South Oldham at home." align="left" hspace="6" width="63" height="85" /><p> 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.</p> <p> 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.</p>