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High School/Middle School

  • Lady Raiders unsuccessful in search for victory at home

    Last week’s three-game home stand for the Lady Raiders didn’t offer much of a home court advantage, falling in matches to Oldham County, Gallatin County and Williamstown.

    Oldham County

    The Lady Raiders varsity squad opened the three-game home stay with a match against the Lady Colonels. However, the team struggled, failing to finish a set with a double digit score. The Lady Colonels won 3-0, with scores of 25-9, 25-7 and 25-6.

  • Lady Raiders runner-up in tourney

    Fresh off the heels of the Frankfort Invitational Tournament on Saturday, the Lady Raiders were hopeful to carry some of the momentum into Monday night’s game against the Beth Haven Lady Bearcats.

    The team’s tournament play included beating Frankfort’s Lady Panthers twice and emerging victorious over Danville Christian’s Lady Warriors. The team finished as the tournament runner-up to CEC, a home-school club team from Louisville.

  • Easter tackles new role at Trimble as junior high athletic director

    Trimble County Junior High has a new leader for the school’s seventh and eighth grade athletics program.

    During the summer, Nick Easter was announced as the school’s athletic director. In addition to his role with the young athletes, Easter also serves as the district’s director of special education.

  • Lady Raiders fall short against Warriors at home

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders were lock-step to open the season Monday night in competition against the Eminence Warriors,, but were unable to clinch the win at home, losing both sets with scores of 25-19 and 25-13.

  • Trimble high school football program on hiatus

    Citing low roster numbers, Trimble County school officials announced Wednesday the Raiders’ junior varsity and varsity football teams would not take to the gridiron this fall.

    A last ditch effort to save the team and dispel rumors resulted in a parent meeting Friday night, but the decision was made Monday to uphold the previous cancelation. Twenty players showed up for Monday’s 8 a.m. mandatory practice, according to a social media post from the school’s athletics program.

  • Friday night football meeting gauges interest

    UPDATE: The decision has been made to cancel the Trimble County Raiders 2018 high school football season. Twenty players attended a mandatory practice at 8 a.m. Monday. 

    The original story is below.

    After Trimble County Schools announced Wednesday it was suspending the junior varsity and varsity football program due to low participation, the reaction was almost immediate, from nine current players to interested players to community members.

  • Trimble sacks JV, varsity football for 2018 season

    Editor's note: This article appeared in the 8/6 sample edition and was printed prior to Trimble County Schools announcing it would reevaluate the team on Monday, Aug. 6 and determine whether or not to have the 2018 high school football season. For the most recent story following this topic, click the link in the breaking news bar.

    Citing low roster numbers, Trimble County school officials announced Wednesday the Raiders’ junior varsity and varsity football teams would not take to the gridiron this fall.

  • After 2018, track team has high expectations for next year

    Special to the Banner

    Track coach Stuart Barnes experienced a growing team and added some conference, regional, and state top finishes in his second season as head coach of the TCHS track team.

  • High school selects Isley for athletic director role

    Going into his third season as head basketball coach, Mike Isley will also have another hat to wear: Athletic director for Trimble County High School.

    Isley, who has been employed with the district since 2002 and teaches physical education at both Milton and Bedford elementary schools, is taking over the role following the retirement of Frank Ragland. Ragland also talked to Isley about the role before he decided to pursue the vacancy.

  • Oldham defeats Trimble in thunderstorm-prolonged game

    It took three days to decide the outcome, but the Trimble County Lady Raiders, hosting the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s 29th District Tournament, fell to defeat in first round action at the hands of Eighth Region powerhouse Oldham County by a 14-4 score.