Today's Sports

  • Exciting finish caps Columbia...

    After one of the most action packed days of racing in the history of the Air National Guard H1 Unlimited Series and a photo finish in the winner-take-all championship Final Heat, Jimmy Shane of Havre de Grace, Maryland found him self atop the podium flanked by J Michael Kelly in second place and Dave Villwock in third.

    Steve David led the final two laps in the 6 Oh Boy! Oberto and would have been the winner except for a violation of the score-up buoy before the start of the race which sent him around for an extra lap.

  • New head coach to lead Raider...

    Trimble County High School has a new head football coach for the second year in a row. Carrollton resident Justin Franklin succeeds William Blair III who left the program and a teaching position at Trimble County Middle School following the 2011-12 school term ended.

    Franklin, a 1999 Carroll County High School graduate, is married to the former Krista Hughes of Trimble County. Franklin served as an assistant football coach at Manual High School for the past four years, according to Trimble County High School Athletic Director Frank Ragland.

  • New TCHS athletic complex taking...


    The Trimble Banner Intern

    Trimble County High School is getting its own baseball, softball and tennis facilities.

    Previously, football players shared their field with the baseball players. This was accomplished by building a fence across the 40-yard line and then taking it down after baseball season, said Trimble County Schools Superintendant Marcia Dunaway.

    Softball players went to the middle school to practice, and tennis players went to the county park.

  • Chuck’s Chix: Area softball...


    Special to The Trimble Banner

    Chuck’s Chix is an area girls’ fastpitch softball organization based in Carrollton.  The girls come from Carroll, Owen, Gallatin, Trimble and Henry counties and represent six school systems.

  • TCMS football practice underway
  • Villwock survives Detroit River...

    Dave Villwock, who captured the July 8 Indiana Governor’s Cup in Madison, survived a wind-swept Detroit River and an accident filled weekend to win his 10th Gold Cup Sunday. Steve David finished second in the Oh Boy! Oberto/Miss Madison—his sixth runnerup finish in Unlimited racing’s most prestigious event.

  • Boat safely as temperatures...

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - Remember to boat safely as temperatures climb during July.

    “We’re asking boaters to watch out for people in the water and swimmers to be careful,” said Capt. Mike Fields, boating law administrator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “People will be in the water trying to get some relief from the heat.”

  • Babe Ruth baseball
  • Sunday's Regatta Schedule

    8 a.m.–River closes to commercial and pleasure traffic for race course setup
    8:30 a.m.– Safety & Rescue meeting and Divers walk-thru
    9-9:30 a.m.–Chapel Services
    9:30-10 a.m.–Opening Ceremonies
    10-10:20 a.m.– Air show
    10:30-11:30 a.m.–Unlimited testing
    12-1 p.m.–River opens
    12:15-12:45 p.m.–Unlimited Driver’s Autograph Session
    1 p.m.–River Closes
    1 p.m.–Unlimited Heat 2A
    1:20 p.m.– Unlimited Heat 2B

  • Saturday's regatta schedule

    8 a.m.–River closes to commercial and pleasure traffic for race course setup
    8:30 a.m.– Safety & Rescue meeting and Divers walk-thru
    9 a.m.-1 p.m.–Pit tours conducted
    9-10 a.m. Vintage hydroplanes
    10 a.m. Unlimited driver’s meeting
    10:30-10:45 a.m.–Opening Ceremonies
    10:45-11 a.m.– Air show
    11 a.m. to noon–Unlimited hydroplane testing
    12-1 p.m.–River opens to commercial and pleasure traffic
    12:15-12:45 p.m.–Unlimited Driver’s Autograph Session