Today's Sports

  • Carroll golfers split outings

    A large but very young boys golf team has taken to the links and split the matches so far this year.

    On Tuesday August 11 Henry Co took the first match of the year for the boys team by a team score of 177-197.

    Henry County Rebel Glenn Raisor defeated Panther Travis Ellis 43-47,

    Rebel Garrett Black defeated Panther Will Yager 44-48,  Rebel Nathan Paris defeated Panther Jacob Meadows 45-49, Rebel Michael Wilson defeated Panthers Dakota Bickers and Nick Abbott 45-53-53.

  • Bevill wins Henry golf outing

    Lyndsey Bevill dominated the field over the weekend at the Henry County Country Club Championships.

    Bevill, a high school regional champion for Carroll County a few years back, held a six-stroke lead after the first day on Saturday, then stretched it to nine on Sunday for a 10-over-par 154. Paula McGlothin finished second at 163 and Samantha Woods was third at 166. Carolyn Adcock, who has won the club championship eight times dating back to 1999, finished tied for fifth at 170.

  • Lions add 5K to Tobacco Festival

    The Carrollton Lions Club has added a new event to the schedule of activities for this year’s Carroll County Tobacco Festival. The organization is sponsoring its first 5K run and walk on Saturday morning, September 26, on Lock Road, starting and ending at the back entrance to General Butler State Resort Park. The course follows Lock Road 3.1 miles from the park to the Kentucky River.

  • Carroll ladies have busy week on...

    In a tri-team match at Fairway Golf Course in Wheatley against Owen and Gallatin Counties, sophomore Quincy Hogan fired low round of the day with a 40 even though she had a few rough holes, head coach Jay Jones said.

  • Carroll County horse show...

    Horses came out of the barns, the trailers and the woodwork to participate in the all night Carroll County Horse Show Saturday, August 8.

    The horse show that had to be rescheduled after heavy rains postponed the July 25 event, finally got underway promptly at 7:00 p.m. and according to ring attendant,  John Smith, the show was expected to go until the early hours of Sunday morning.

    Participants came from many surrounding counties and included over 150 horses in the several events.  

  • Expectations high for Carroll...

    Expectations are running high this year for Carroll County soccer to have a break out year and put some wins in the book.

    Head soccer coach Ben Crutcher carries the weight of a team that didn’t win a varsity game last year and only had one tie game.  

    “I expect big things [out of the team] and I’m sure people are expecting big things out of me as well.  We’ll see what happens,” Crutcher said in an interview during the Black and Gold scrimmage Friday, July 31.

  • U12 Lady Panthers conclude...

    The U12 Lady Panthers softball team finished their season on a tear winning numerous tournaments in the area. The girls won the North Central Kentucky softball traveling league and tournament in Bedford, Ky., catching fire following a win over Trimble County and a loss to Gallatin County in pool play. In tournament play, the Lady Panthers defeated Henry County, Owen County and met and defeated Gallatin in the finals by a score of 6-2.

  • Briscoe wins IndyCar thriller at...

    Team Penske Racing driver Ryan Briscoe narrowly missed a brush with the fourth turn wall and came from behind to edge Vision Racing driver Ed Carpenter in the Meier Indy 300 Presented by Red Baron and Edy’s IndyCar Series thriller at Kentucky Speedway, Saturday.

    Briscoe’s margin of victory, 0.0162-of-a-second, was the closest IndyCar finish in the history of the track. Briscoe averaged 200.893 miles per hour for the 300 miles, the fastest race ever at the track.

  • New coaching staff sees...

    Banner Correspondent

    With the loss of a few key players last season, the Trimble County Raiders Football team is getting ready to soon kickoff the 2009 football season.

    The Raiders are under a new coach, Chris Collins, who plans on directing the good group of boys to a successful season and hopes of having a success in the playoffs.


    ATTENTION: Anyone in grades three through 12 interested in joining the Runnin' Raiders track team this fall, please call Jeff Vincent at (502) 221-0040. All athletes must have an athletic physical before participating in practice. Go out and Run!