Today's Sports

  • The 2013 Hydroplane Fleet Part 3
  • The 2013 Hydroplane Fleet Part 2
  • The 2013 Hydroplane Fleet
  • The grass is greener when you...

    Defending H1 Unlimited National Champion

    When my friend Dave Taylor wrote to me about an article, his request came on the same day some of my Facebook buddies were writing about the “problems” of their various small hometowns.  Common threads were “nothing to do but eat, drink and go to church” or “can’t find a good boyfriend or girlfriend” or “can’t find good work.”

  • Long-standing tradition resumes...

    H1 Unlimited Historian

    Madison, Indiana, is steeped in a competitive tradition that dates back to the 1800s when steamboats raced each other on the legendary Ohio River. Perhaps because of this, boat racing is very deeply engrained in the public consciousness.

  • Fastest competitive craft on...

    This weekend of July 5 – 7 marks the 102 anniversary of powerboat racing on the Ohio River at Madison, Indiana and the 64th consecutive year of unlimited hydroplane racing following the first appearance of an unlimited hydroplane at the Madison Regatta (My Darling in 1950).

  • Rand blazes a trail as a...

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    Alex Rand, a college athlete and junior Biology major at the University of Transylvania in Lexington, is blazing a trail as a cross country and track runner.

    During Alex’s freshman year she was chosen a Top 40 Freshman for her leadership skills on campus and was awarded the 110 Percent Award in track and Best Finish in a Race in cross country.

  • Raiders stop Beth Haven,...

    The Trimble County Raiders scored a triumvirate of wins last week. Following Monday’s triumph over Walden (see last week’s Trimble Banner), the Raiders made quick work of Williamstown on Thursday and Beth Haven on Saturday. Saturday’s 58-40 win over Beth haven capped a week of Homecoming activities for the team.

  • Sixth graders pick up two wins

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    Trimble County’s 6th grade boys team traveled to Madison on Sunday to take on the Southwestern Rebels. Southwestern scored first and held a 2-0 lead. That was the last lead the Rebels had all day.

  • Slow start dooms Lady Raiders at...

    South Oldham’s Lady Dragons gave the visiting Trimble County’s Lady Raiders a shellacking in the first quarter of Monday night’s game at Crestwood and rode to victory on the strength of that one quarter alone.

    Using tenacious defensive pressure to create steals and force rushed shots, South Oldham dismantled their guests quickly to race out to a 21-3 advantage after eight minutes of play. The Lady Dragons continued their scoring onslaught in the second quarter to increase the margin to 21 at halftime, leading 35-14.