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Today's Sports

  • There’s a new kid in town:...

    New Oberto/Miss Madison driver Jimmy Shane spent Saturday in the team’s boat shop in downtown Madison getting fitted for the cockpit and acclimating himself to his new surroundings. The 2013 H1 Unlimited Series High Point Driving Champion was hired during the off-season to succeed longtime fan favorite Steve David who retired at the end of last year’s campaign.

  • NASCAR invades Kentucky this...

    Kentucky Speedway
    SPARTA, Ky. - When NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Brian Vickers learned Kentucky Speedway’s 1.5-mile tri-oval is being billed as the roughest track on the circuit, he quickly replied with an affirmative, “mission accomplished. It’s extremely rough, extraordinarily rough.”

  • Racing teams gearing up for 2014...

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The 2014 H1 Unlimited Hydroplane racing season gets underway in two weeks. Hydro enthusiasts from all over the country will descend on the local area for the Madison Regatta, featuring the Indiana Governor’s Cup Race, over the July 4 weekend.
    Volunteers with Madison Regatta, Inc., hope for outstanding weather and river levels for this year’s event after high water cancelled the racing activities a year ago.

  • Shore anglers can get a foothold...

    By KEVIN KELLY
    Kentucky Afield Magazine
    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The weather can be erratic and water levels can fluctuate wildly, but spring brings with it some of the best muskellunge fishing of the year.
    Anglers looking to tangle with a big muskie are fortunate to have an abundance of options in Kentucky – from Cave Run, Buckhorn and Green River lakes and their tailwaters to native muskie streams like the Licking River along with Tygarts and Kinniconick creeks.
    Not having a boat doesn’t mean you have to sit idly during this active time.

  • Comings and goings in the Miss...

    Staff Report
    After rumors flew for several months, the Miss Madison Racing Team announced last week that Jimmy Shane, the 2013 H1 Unlimited Driver Champion, will be piloting the Oberto Unlimited hydroplane in 2014. Shane raced his first full season in the Unlimited series in 2012. He has quickly become the sport’s rising star with six race wins, including back-to-back U.I.M. World Championships.

  • 2014 H1 Unlimited schedule set

    Staff Report

  • A boat isn’t necessary for...

    By LEE McCLELLAN
    Kentucky Afield magazine
    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The cold, muddy water coursing through many rivers in Kentucky right now brings another round of dread in anglers. This situation seems depressing, but for anglers with level 10 cabin fever after this long, dark winter, it is good news.
    When the rivers clear and stabilize, the sauger and walleye fishing will take off downstream of Green River Lake, Lake Cumberland, Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley.

  • JV, Frosh battle in Gallatin,...

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County’s junior varsity Lady Raiders defeated Gallatin County, 2 games to 0 in their opening road contest of the season on Aug. 20. Scores were 21-3 and 21-14.
    Statistically, Kaylee Clifford was 11 of 11 serving with an ace, 3 kills and 3 blocks; Katie Gonterman was 2 of 3 serves with an ace, 7 kills and 3 blocks; Maranda Ward had 6 aces and 8 digs; Autumn Ames was 11 of 11 sets with 5digs; Cheyenne Riddle had 5 kills and a block.

  • Trimble has busy opening week of...

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Lady Raiders opened the 2014 volleyball campaign on the road at Warsaw on Wednesday, Aug. 20, with a win over Gallatin County. Scores were 25-10, 25-18, 25-12.
    “I was pleased to see great unselfish teamwork,” said Trimble Coach Ruth Staples, “and very happy to have a season opening victory on the road!”

  • Coach: Lady Raiders ready for ‘...

    By RUTH STAPLES
    Lady Raiders Varsity Coach
    We have a great mixture of experience and young talent among this year’s Lady Raiders volleyball team that should make this season exciting.