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  • Shane holds off Kelly to capture...

    By BRUCE MADEJ
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    DETROIT---Over the course of the 2015 H1 Unlimited Hydroplane season, Jimmy Shane in the Oberto/Miss Madison and J Michael Kelly in the Graham Trucking have put on a show that few boat racing fans will forget. 
    On Sunday, the two drivers didn’t disappoint the fans along the Detroit River shoreline. Shane held off Kelly this time to win the UAW-GM Spirit of Detroit Hydrofest in a battle that is becoming commonplace.

  • Lady Raiders open volleyball...

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Lady Raiders volleyball team opened the 2015 season on the road Tuesday, Aug. 18, defeating the Lady Warriors of Eminence by a 3-0 match score.
    Game scores were 25-13, 25-5 and 25-12 in favor of the Lady Raiders.
    Trimble was back in action the following night, traveling to Walton-Verona. The Lady Bearcats proved to be too much for Trimble as the Lady Raiders fell to a 0-2 defeat. Game scores were 12-25 and 15-25.

  • Football season in Trimble

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    On Friday, the Trimble County High School Raiders hosted the Eminence Warriors in the 2015 season opener for both teams. The Raiders showed a lot of heart but had no answer for the Warriors Freshman led offense that put up 52 points against the Raiders 12.

  • TCMS volleyball ladies open...

    The Trimble County Middle School Lady Raiders volleyball teams had a very successful season-opening outing at Owen County, according to Coach Vanita Fogle.
    The sixth grade ladies won their match by a 2-1 score. Game scores were 8-15, 15-7 and 15-9.
    In seventh grade action, Trimble also claimed the match by a 2-1 score. Game scores were: 13-21, 21-15 and 15-8 for the match.
    The eighth graders fell 0-2 in their match, game scores being 8-25 and 12-25.

  • 12 H1 hydroplanes ready for the...

    By BRUCE MADEJ
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    DETROIT--A November, 2014 announcement that Detroit would not host the unlimited hydroplanes in 2015 was met with gloom and doom. So, when the official word came down this past June from the Detroit Riverfront Events, Inc. and H1 Unlimited Hydroplanes that the City of Detroit would host an unlimited hydroplane race in 2015, boat racing fans reacted with euphoria. The race was saved and the 99th anniversary of the big boats running on the Detroit River would take place.

  • Madison winner triumphs at...

    Staff Report
    SEATTLE – It was a wild finish on the water as Jimmy Shane brought the U-1 Oberto/Miss Madison from behind to take the lead from J Michael Kelly in the U-5 Graham Trucking on the last turn of the last lap of the championship final on Lake Washington Sunday. 
    Then before the H1 Unlimited Hydroplanes even returned to the pits, the officials assessed a one-minute encroachment penalty on the Oberto/Miss Madison for a collision on turn one of the final lap making Kelly a back-to-back winner of the Albert Lee Appliance Cup at Seafair.

  • Dunaway will transfer

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Michael Dunaway, a standout athlete in both basketball and baseball, has announced he will not return to Trimble County High School for his senior year. Instead, the 6 feet 4 inch center will enroll at Owen County High School for his final year of high school studies and hopes to contribute to the Rebels’ basketball and baseball programs.

  • 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.