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Today's Sports

  • HomeStreet Miss Madison wins...

    By ANDREW MUNTZ
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Seattle---Jimmy Shane in the U-1 Miss HomeStreet/Miss Madison and Andrew Tate in the U-9 Les Schwab Tires battled side by side through the final lap of a wild Albert Lee Appliance Cup winner-take-all final heat on Lake Washington. Tate, the winner of last year’s Seattle race, managed to pass Shane on the last lap and again in the final stretch, but it turned out to be all for naught. Tate was assessed a one-minute penalty for dislodging a buoy before the start.

  • Fogle succeeds Ruth Staples as...

    By KRISTIN BECK
    The Trimble Banner
    After eight years of combined experience being a middle school head coach and high school assistant coach, Vanita Fogle was ready to take the reigns as TCHS volleyball head coach after her mentor, Ruth Staples, retired.
    “I love Trimble County volleyball, and I want us to continue to be successful,” she said.

  • Graham Trucking wins HAPO...

    By ANDREW MUNTZ
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    TRI-CITIES, Wash.--J. Michael Kelly, driver of the U-12 Graham Trucking, started outside of most of the other competitors on the Columbia River Sunday, beat them to the first turn, and ran away to victory in the winner-take-all final heat of the 2017 HAPO Columbia Cup for Unlimited hydroplanes in the Tri-Cities, Washington. The U-3 Grigg’s Ace Hardware finished second, the defending champion U-1 Miss HomeStreet/Miss Madison was third, and the U-9 Les Schwab Tires was fourth.

  • Hydroplane season resumes this...

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The H1 Unlimited hydroplane fleet will contest the HAPO Columbia Cup on the Columbia River in the Tri-Cities, Wash., this weekend.
    The Tri-Cities event will be the first points race of the season and eight of the big boats are expected to be in attendance.
    With Madison electing to pay H1 for only four boats to compete for the Indiana Governor’s Cup earlier this month, the local race did not earn points races for the hydros which competed in a series of match races and a final.

  • Kentucky requiring protective...

    By Josh Moore
    Lexington Herald-Leader
    Protective face masks will be mandatory for high school softball pitchers, first basemen and third basemen in Kentucky beginning with the 2018 season.
    The KHSAA adopted the new requirement as part of its first organized meeting of the 2017-18 school year in Covington. The change makes Kentucky the first state to require protective headgear in high school softball.

  • ‘Runnin’ Raiders’ gearing up for...

    While most youths stay inside and away from the high temperatures that have been the norm lately in the Ohio River Valley, one local athletic team can still be found “putting in the miles” six days a week around Trimble County and the surrounding parks.

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  • Truex wins Quaker State 400 in...

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Martin Truex Jr. had the dominant car in the Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series race Saturday at Kentucky Speedway.
    “I think this was probably the best car I’ve ever had in my entire career,” said Truex, who started second and led a race-high 152 laps in the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota. “I can never recall saving fuel and pulling away from everybody before. It was pretty amazing.”

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