http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sports/rss.xml en Raiders celebrate http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/raiders-celebrate <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/raiders_1.jpg" alt="The Trimble County Raiders celebrate after defeating Carroll County 12-10 in the recent All A Regional at Williamstown. With the score tied 5-5 in the top of the 7th, Trimble sent 7 runs across the plate in the top of the inning while Carroll could only muster 5. Photo by Kristin Beck/Landmark News Service" title="The Trimble County Raiders celebrate after defeating Carroll County 12-10 in the recent All A Regional at Williamstown. With the score tied 5-5 in the top of the 7th, Trimble sent 7 runs across the plate in the top of the inning while Carroll could only muster 5. Photo by Kristin Beck/Landmark News Service" align="left" hspace="6" /> Three things to consider for spring fishing http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/three-things-consider-spring-fishing <p> By LEE McCLELLAN<br /> Kentucky Afield Magazine<br /> FRANKFORT, Ky. &ndash; The weather forecast calls for a redbud winter to hit this week. This old saying refers to cold snaps that occur in early April when the redbud trees bloom.<br /> The up and down nature of spring weather can cause consternation among anglers when planning fishing trips. Concerns about the weather is one of three things to consider when planning fishing trips this spring.<br /> 1.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Barometric pressure is key to unlocking fish behavior in spring:<br /> Detroit to host two Unlimited races on same weekend http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/detroit-host-two-unlimited-races-same-weekend <p> By BRUCE MADEJ<br /> Special to The Trimble Banner<br /> Softball action http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/softball-action-1 <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/shelbe_bats.jpg" alt="Trimble senior Shelbe Black, shown swinging away against Lloyd Memorial in a recent game, powered a three-run home run over the fence in Monday night&#039;s opening round game of the All A Eighth Region Tournament, but the Lady Raiders fell to defeat at the hands of Owen County by a 5-4 score in a game that went nine innings. Morgan Mahoney had two hits, Kaila Lira and Autumn Ames also had hits in the contest." title="Trimble senior Shelbe Black, shown swinging away against Lloyd Memorial in a recent game, powered a three-run home run over the fence in Monday night&#039;s opening round game of the All A Eighth Region Tournament, but the Lady Raiders fell to defeat at the hands of Owen County by a 5-4 score in a game that went nine innings. Morgan Mahoney had two hits, Kaila Lira and Autumn Ames also had hits in the contest." align="left" hspace="6" width="91" height="85" /> Baseball action http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/baseball-action-0 <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/grant_weaver_0.jpg" alt="Trimble&#039;s Grant Weaver puts a ball in play during a recent game with Henry County. The Raiders scored a 10-4 win over Frankfort on April 3 weather forced the game to be halted after five innings. The Raiders hammered Eminence 14-4 in Monday&#039;s opening round game of the All A Eighth Region tournament at Williamstown. The two wins improved Trimble to 3-4 on the season." title="Trimble&#039;s Grant Weaver puts a ball in play during a recent game with Henry County. The Raiders scored a 10-4 win over Frankfort on April 3 weather forced the game to be halted after five innings. The Raiders hammered Eminence 14-4 in Monday&#039;s opening round game of the All A Eighth Region tournament at Williamstown. The two wins improved Trimble to 3-4 on the season." align="left" hspace="6" width="106" height="85" /> Fire safety for turkey hunters http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/fire-safety-turkey-hunters <p> FRANKFORT, Ky. -&nbsp;With the start of youth spring turkey hunting season, the Kentucky Division of Forestry is urging hunters carrying on the state&rsquo;s rich hunting traditions to be especially careful during Spring Forest Fire Season.<br /> KDF offers the following tips for a wildfire-safe hunting experience.<br /> &middot;BE CAREFUL WITH ALL FIRES: Whether a campfire, gas lantern, cook stove, barbecue, etc., all can quickly start fires in dry forests.<br /> Lady Raiders best Juggernauts, 11-1 http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/lady-raiders-best-juggernauts-11-1 <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sp_alexis_england.jpg" alt="Alexis England raps the first of her two base hits in Thursday&#039;s game against Lloyd Memorial. England went two for three at the plate and scored a run in the 11-1 win." title="Alexis England raps the first of her two base hits in Thursday&#039;s game against Lloyd Memorial. England went two for three at the plate and scored a run in the 11-1 win." align="left" hspace="6" width="124" height="85" /><p> By DAVE TAYLOR<br /> The Trimble Banner<br /> A stiff wind, portent of an approaching spring storm, violently whipped the American flag during the playing of the National Anthem Thursday, as the Trimble County Lady Raiders took the field to host Lloyd Memorial.<br /> As play began the wind calmed and the rains held off long enough for Trimble to power their way to a 11-1 win in five innings.<br /> The Lady Raiders were on the receiving end of an 11-1 defeat at the hands of Oldham County the night before.<br /> ‘Probably the best team we’ve seen this year’ http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/%E2%80%98probably-best-team-we%E2%80%99ve-seen-year%E2%80%99 <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/am1a9501-bw.jpg" alt="Trimble County delivers a pitch against DuPont Manual" title="Trimble County delivers a pitch against DuPont Manual" align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> By KRISTIN BECK<br /> Landmark News Service<br /> Trimble County drew a tough opponent in the opening round of The News-Democrat Carroll County Classic Friday night, losing 14-3 to eventual tournament champion DuPont Manual. But the Lady Raiders didn&rsquo;t give up. Down 13-0 in the fourth, the girls scored two runs in the bottom half and one more in the fifth. &nbsp;<br />