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Today's Sports

  • Raiders denied 22-14 in division...

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    It was a beautiful fall day when the Trimble County football Raiders played their first inter-division game last Friday night against the Gallatin County Wildcats in Warsaw. The Raiders went into game with a 1-3 record and appeared to be eager to face off against the 2-3 Wildcats. Although Gallatin County played with smaller, fewer and less experienced players, they would overcome a halftime deficit to win by scoring 14 unanswered points in the second half.

  • Legislation targets payday loans

    By BRAD BOWMAN
    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT – A new Kentucky bill could make business more difficult for quick and easy payday loan companies to operate by capping interest rates.

    State Sen. Reginald Thomas, D-Lexington, pre-filed legislation Friday for Bill Request 37, which proposes a tiered system for interest rates and violation penalties for cash advance and payday loan companies.

    At each of the seven businesses located in Frankfort, the companies will offer some competitive edge on payday loans.

  • Four Runnin’ Raiders turn in...

    Four Trimble County Runnin’ Raiders set new personal records in Maysville, Ky. for the Mason County Invitational on Sept. 13.

    Johnathon Papai set a personal record time-18:30 (5k), beating his previous time of 19:02, for 33rd place.

    Two seconds behind Johnathon, Brennan Kunkel ran 18:32 (5k) and placed 36th. New Runnin’ Raider Colton Fox had a race time of 24:22 (5k) for 177th place.

  • Fourth title out of reach

    Trimble County High School hosted the 2014 All “A” volleyball tournament Saturday, Sept. 13.

    The team was hoping for its fourth championship title in as many years, but that was not to be.

  • Raider cagers busy in June

    The Trimble County boys’ basketball team has had a very busy month of June, according to Varsity Coach Johnny Leep.
    The team has played more than 40 games during the past month. The Raiders traveled to Transylvania University to participate in Brian Lanes Team Camp. Trimble County had 25 boys participate in the camp ranging from 6th grade to 12th grade. The team also traveled to Asbury University to participate in Asbury’s team camp.

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  • Trimble’s Lawhorn/Hess duo win...

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County High School’s doubles pairing of Alex Lawhorn and Micah Hess won the girls’ doubles tournament in the North Central Kentucky Conference Meet, held at the Trimble Athletic Complex over the weekend. Overall, however, Carroll County emerged victorious in the team competition in both girls’ and boys’ action.

  • School records tumble in...

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Three new school records were achieved by Trimble’s athletes as the Trimble County High School track team competed in the Louisville Track and Field Premier Classic, held at Louisville’s Assumption High School Friday.
    Christian Apel lowered the school record for the 1600 meter run (also the mile) by more than 10 seconds to a time of 4:31.89. Johnathan Papai registered a new school mark in the 110 meter hurdles at 19.29. Daniel Rector set Trimble’s new shot put record at 39 feet-four and a quarter inches.

  • TCMS baseball splits two with...

    By CRAIG LACEFIELD
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County’s seventh and eight grade Raiders entertained Walton-Verona in middle school baseball on Tuesday, April 1, with the seventh grade victorious, 17-5, and the eight grade taking a 5-4 loss.