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Today's Sports

  • Sisenstein, Weedman garner...

    By SHARON GRAVES

    The News-Democrat

    The Carroll County Panther football team is still garnering awards as the 2A District 5 and the North Central Kentucky Conference gave out honors recently.

    First year player, junior Andy Sisenstein, was named 2A District 5 player of the year and Coach Mike Weedman was named coach of the year in the district and also the NCKC co-coach of the year along with Tim Browning of Gallatin County.

  • Carroll County Panthers have...

    By SHARON GRAVES

    The News-Democrat

    The Panthers and Lady Panthers played a hectic schedule this past weekend, as both are involved in tournaments over Christmas break.

    The teams faced border rival Gallatin County, Thursday and Friday, in two hotly contested games, winning both in overtime.

    The Lady Panthers went into double overtime before they pulled away from the Lady Wildcats 48-44.

  • Panthers win contest over Owen...

    The Carroll County Panthers traveled to Owen County to take on the Rebels Thursday and got out with a win.

    “The team played very good defense holding them to only 44 points,” Head Coach Carroll Yager said. “We had excellent execution and we played unselfishly.”

  • Pirates hold Trimble captive in...

    By LARRY SULLIVAN, JR.

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    It was the first tournament of the season for the Raiders and it didn’t end well, as the boys fell to Campbellsville 54-65 in the Derby City Classic Dec. 13.

    The Raiders kept the game close until the final period of play, but the Pirates proved to be too much.

  • Raiders get first win of season...

    By LARRY SULLIVAN, JR.

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    Watching rivals Trimble and Carroll counties go head to head in any sport is always entertaining and last Thursday’s boys basketball game was no different. When it was all over, the Raiders had regained the confidence they lacked in a match-up two days prior against the Henry County Wildcats and brought home the win 67-57.

  • In Your Face

    The 4-3 Trimble County Raiders took on Oldham County in a double header Dec. 19 that featured the boys and girls varsity teams. Following their 59-48 victory against the Colonels, the boys went on to defeat Walton Verona the following night. They will play in the National Guard Holiday Classic at Larue County beginning Dec. 27. The girls fell to the Colonels 42-49 before losing to Carroll County in the North American Stainless Classic the next night. The Lady Raiders, 1-5 on the season, will return to play Jan. 2 at home against Whitefield Academy.

  • Yager named player of the week

    Will Yager, was named NCKC player of the week for the week ending Dec. 8.

    Yager, a 6’2” junior on the Panthers varsity squad, scored 19 points against Owen County shooting 4 for 6 field goals, 1 for 4 from behind the arc and 8 for 8 from the charity stripe, all while holding his man scoreless for the contest.

    Yager is an extremely talented shooter and has stepped up his defense this year.

  • Lady Panthers have tough time on...

    The Lady Panthers played two games on the road and lost back to back games to the Lady Rebels on both sides of the river.

    On Friday, the Lady Panthers traveled to rival Owen County Lady Rebels’ home court and lost a heart breaker in overtime by one.

    Sophomore Kyndal Curry led the Lady Panthers with 12 points and six rebounds.

    Carroll County led the first quarter 19-10 and took a 27-17 lead into the locker room at the half.

  • Lady Raiders record first win of...

    By LARRY SULLIVAN, JR.

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    Following a close game against Gallatin County in the Dec. 1 season opener and a flogging by Carroll County just four days later, the Lady Raiders were ready for battle when they took the floor Monday night against Grant County. And battle they did, as the team recorded their first win of the season, 53-42, in front of a home crowd.

  • Raiders lose to Wildcats in...

    By LARRY SULLIVAN JR.

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    The Raiders started the 2008 basetball season by hosting Henry County Dec. 2 in a thriller that came down to concentration at the free throw line. The season opener was preceeded by freshman and JV games, with Trimble winning both.

    Showing great enthusiasm on the hardwood, the Raiders started the first quarter with a 6-2 run. With well executed plays, the team ended the first period leading 13-6.