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Today's Sports

  • Oberto/Miss Madison wins Gold Cup

    Staff Report
    KENNEWICK, Wash. --- In unlimited hydroplane racing, the start of the race many times determines the champion. Little did 2015 HAPO APBA Gold Cup champion Jimmy Shane realize that when he radioed to his spotter Jeff Bernard a possible pre-race violation against competing driver Jean Theoret, that call would be the deciding factor in Shane winning his second consecutive Gold Cup title.

  • Oberto/Miss Madison wins Gold Cup

    Staff Report
    KENNEWICK, Wash. --- In unlimited hydroplane racing, the start of the race many times determines the champion. Little did 2015 HAPO APBA Gold Cup champion Jimmy Shane realize that when he radioed to his spotter Jeff Bernard a possible pre-race violation against competing driver Jean Theoret, that call would be the deciding factor in Shane winning his second consecutive Gold Cup title.

  • Dozen drivers to compete for...

    By BRUCE MADEJ
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    TRI-CITIES, Wash. — When the Tri-City Water Follies celebrate “50 Years of Racing”, 12 H1 Unlimited Hydroplane drivers might be thinking about the history of the sport on the Columbia River, but their first thoughts will be winning the gold—the HAPO APBA Gold Cup to be exact.
    The action starts Friday, July 24th with testing and qualifying. Racing will take place on Saturday, July 25 with more heat racing and the championship final on Sunday, July 26.

  • Keselowski returns to Victory...

    By Kevin Kelly
    SPARTA, Ky. - Brad Keselowski sensed an opportunity approaching and pounced when it materialized Friday night.
    A lapped car slowed Erik Jones long enough that it allowed Keselowski to pass the 19-year-old phenom for the lead in the NASCAR XFINITY Series race and earn yet another victory at Kentucky Speedway.
    Keselowski led the final nine laps of the Kentucky 300 and returned to victory lane for the third time in XFINITY Series competition and fifth time overall at the 1.5-mile track.

  • Crafton wins UNOH 225 after...

    By Kevin Kelly
    SPARTA, Ky. - Matt Crafton earned his first career Camping World Truck Series victory on Thursday at Kentucky Speedway after NASCAR stopped the UNOH 225 five laps from the scheduled finish.
    The trucks driven by Ben Kennedy, David Gilliland and John Wes Townley were involved in a wreck that resulted in damage to the catch fence in Turn 1. Kennedy’s truck lifted off the ground, slid along the top of the SAFER barrier while hitting the fence.

  • Busch wins Quaker State 400 for...

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Kyle Busch, driving the No. 18 M&M’s Crispy Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing, won Saturday’s Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts at the Kentucky Speedway.

  • Trimble 8U baseball action
  • Raiders meet basketball coach...

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The 2015-16 Trimble County Raiders boys’ basketball team members and their parents were introduced to the new varsity coach last Thursday in an informal meeting at the Bedford Elementary School.

  • Trimble 8U baseball action
  • State police to host Trooper...

    On Friday June 19 Kentucky State Police Post 5 Campbellsburg will be hosting the 2015 Trooper Island Golf Scramble at the Henry County Country Club.
    Entry fee is $65.00 per person or $260.00 per team of four. Registration the week of and walk ups is $75.00 per person and $300.00 per team. The price includes green fees, cart, and lunch.  All proceeds go to fund Kentucky State Police Trooper Island.