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Today's Sports

  • Varsity Volleyball Schedule

    Thurs., Aug. 11, Walton-Verona at home

    Mon., Aug. 15, at Carroll County

    Tues. Aug. 16, Gallatin County at home

    Thurs., Aug. 18, at Henry County

    Tues. Aug. 23, at Williamstown

    Thurs., Aug. 25, at Oldham County

    Mon. Aug. 29 at Eminence

    Tues., Aug. 30, at South Oldham

    Thurs., Sept. 1, Carroll County at home

    Sat., Sept. 3, Class A Tourn. vs. Eminence at Williamstown

    Wed., Sept. 7, at Owen County

  • FALL SPORTS PREVIEW: VOLLEYBALL

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders will open the 2011 volleyball season in the friendly confines of the TCHS gymnasium tomorrow night. Trimble entertains Walton-Verona, one of the toughest opponents on the schedule, according to Head Coach Ruth Staples.

    “Unfortunately, we’re in a district with Oldham County,” Staples said. “As opponents they’re class 5A and 6A schools and we’re a class single A school. Other than that probably our next toughest opponent is Walton-Verona.”

  • Hunting season preview available...

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The first fall hunting season in Kentucky opens in less than a month. Here are some highlights of what’s to come:

    The 2011-2012 Kentucky Hunting & Trapping Guide is being printed and will be mailed to license vendors statewide next week.

    The 66-page guide is free, and details the season dates, bag limits and regulations for deer, elk, bear, turkey, small game and furbearers.

  • William Blair named to helm...

    By LISA CLONTZ
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    There’s a new coach in town. The newly hired interim football coach for the Trimble County High School football team is William K. Blair.

    “I feel that I fit into this great community and am excited to take over a program that I care so much about,” Blair said. “I’m seeing a lot of enthusiasm from players, parents and supporters, and am grateful for the support shown for the program.”

  • 1952-53 Milton Panthers

    Members of Milton High School’s last varsity basketball team enjoyed a reunion last week. This group of Milton Panthers enjoyed a highly successful schedule during the 1952-53 basketball season.

    Team members present were Bobby Bebout, Gayle “Pete” Maddox, Bill Ward, J.D. “Skeeter” Long, Gary Rowlett, Leroy Liter, Ted Taylor, Phillip Detmer and Kenneth Burkhardt.

    Rowlett, Long, Ward and Phil Detmer were four of the five seniors on the team. The other senior, Joe Brown, is deceased.

  • Baird signs with Union

    Mike Baird, a 2011 Trimble County High School graduate, received an athletic scholarship to ride for the Union College cycling team in Barbourville, Ky.

    Union, a one-time Division 2 National Champion and two times National runner up, competes against the top cycling schools in the country.

  • Regatta fans treasure Miss...

    Editor’s note: Following is the conclusion of Milton resident Fred Farley’s review of Miss Madison’s hometown win in the 1971 Gold Cup.

    From the standpoint of driving, Jim McCormick was clearly outperforming Terry Sterett. But only twice in Miss M’s career had she ever finished 60 miles in one day.

  • Local race may see a real ‘miss...

    The Indy Racing League has been overwhelmed with lady drivers in recent years. Danica Patrick, Sarah Fisher, Milka Duno, Anna Beatriz, Pippa Mann and Simona de Silvestro have been scoring headlines in the open wheel cars for the last few years.

  • New powerboat series will see U....

    Powerboat P1 USA will launch the much anticipated P1 SuperStock Series in the United States at this weekend’s Madison Regatta.

    The dramatic format enhancements from traditional powerboat racing, coupled with the spectacular new boats in the world’s largest one-make class of powerboat racing, provide the broadcasters and legion of fans with the change and excitement that the sport has been seeking.

    The P1 events will include endurance racing on Sunday and rapid fire, head-to-head Match Racing on Saturday.

  • The fleet’s in: 12 Unlimiteds...

    As reported last week, driver Dave Villwock is looking to become the sport’s all-time winningest driver as the Air National Guard Series starts its 2011 season at the 61st annual Madison Regatta in Madison, Indiana over the Fourth of July weekend.

    But to get the record, Villwock will have to overcome the most competitive fields in decades.