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Today's Sports

  • Walton-Verona overpowers Lady...

    Though the Lady Raiders were two-for-two at the KSA Holiday Classic in Orlando, Fla., last week, they were unable to keep up with the Lady Bearcats of Walton-Verona High School.

    The junior varsity kept the game tight, but fell 36-29. The varsity team worked hard, but couldn’t manage to keep pace with W-V’s team, which won by a resounding 75-30 final score.

  • Carroll bests Lady Raiders in...

    CARROLLTON, Ky. – In the battle of the trenches between border rivals Carroll and Trimble counties, the Lady Panthers came out on top, winning 58-51 Friday night in their season-opener.
    “We’re tickled to death to get our first win,” Carroll County head coach Randy Mefford said. “I saw them play last Monday when they just destroyed Gallatin County, and they’re a much improved basketball team.”

  • Raiders give Panthers run for...

    CARROLLTON, Ky. – It was a hard-fought nail-biter of a contest on Thursday, Dec. 2, typical of most high school basketball games between the Trimble County Raiders and the Carroll County Panthers, long-time border rivals.
    It was Carroll’s home opener after defeating Williamstown on the road earlier in the week, and the season opener for the Raiders, who will play six more road games before their Dec. 17 home opener against Oldham County.

  • Blue/Gold Scrimmage

    The Blue/Gold Scrimmage featured two fast-paced intra-squad games, the first between the girls, which ended 27-24 (in favor of the yellow shirts) after two 40-minute periods of play. The boys game, held after a free-throw contest between the boys and the girls. The final score was not available at press time.
     

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  • READY TO RUMBLE

    MADISON, Ind. – Don’t let the shimmery pastel-colored robe fool you – Bill Gordon, a.k.a. Sweet William Valentine, is a lean, mean, fighting machine.
    The Milton, Ky., resident is a championship wrestler who started his career at the ripe old age of 36.
    “Normally, wrestlers start their careers when they are 17 years old,” he admitted. Gordon had wanted to be a wrestler since he was 15, watching WWF and other wrestling stars on TV in the 1980s and ’90s.

  • X-Country teams place 5th, 6th...

    The Trimble County Raiders cross-country teams returned from the 2010 Kentucky State Cross Country this weekend with great news.
    The girls team took fifth place out of 23 teams in the Class A meet, held Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, while the boys team took sixth place.
    Head Coach Jeff Vincent said he is proud of both teams’ efforts and praised the runners’ hard work – particularly the seniors.

  • Adair named District 4’s top...

  • Raiders runnin’ to state tourney

    The 2010 Trimble County High School Boys cross country team made school history last week, as they conquered what no other boys’ program has been able to accomplish: back-to-back regional championships.
    The Lady Raiders’ six year regional championship streak, however, came to an end this year, but the girls did earn regional  runner-up honors.
    The race featured teams from Danville, Sayre, Bracken County, Owen County, Carroll County, Lexington Christian Academy, St. Patrick, Burgin, Gallatin County, and Eminence.  

  • New wrestling club offers...

    What started as John Turner teaching his godson, Bryce Turner, how to wrestle has grown into a new business venture in Trimble County.

    With help from his wife, Suzy Sachleben Turner and Bryce’s dad, Chris Turner, John started a wrestling club for Trimble kids, ages 4 to fourth-grade in a converted garage behind his home on Hubbard Lane, Bedford.

     The club, now two years old, drew about 20 boys to the Turners’ eight-week Punishment Academy Wrestling Camp that started in the summer.