High School/Middle School

  • 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.


    By KRISTIN BECK | Landmark News Service

    It was a pitchers’ duel all night long, with Carroll’s Andrea Searcy (10 strikeouts) and Trimble’s Abby Ponder (eight strikeouts) dominating at the mound. Trailing 3-2 heading into the top of the seventh, Carroll County tied the game, but Trimble County answered, scoring the game-winning run to win the All “A” 8th Region Championship, 4-3, April 11, at Gallatin County High School. The Lady Raiders will compete in the All “A” state tournament April 28-29 in Owensboro.

  • Trimble baseball opens All 'A' Classic with shutout victory

    The Trimble County Raiders drew blood early and often in Monday’s opening round of the Eighth Region All A Classic, claiming a 11-0 shutout victory over Eminence in five innings.

  • Fair weather finally arrives for start of Trimble's baseball season

    Local baseball teams finally beat the weather odds and got in some valuable field time last week. Carroll County’s Panthers motored Thursday to Bedford and finally battled with Trimble County in a game that was postponed from March 26, due to weather. The contest was an exciting match-up with the two teams trading the lead back and forth as the innings progressed.

  • Trimble triumphs in softball season opener with 2 wins

    After nearly three weeks of dealing with weather cancellations, the Trimble County Lady Raiders finally got the 2018 fast pitch softball season underway Thursday with not one, but two wins over Eminence. The wins were the first varsity triumphs for new head coach Kala Judy.

  • New coach, young team ready to start the season

    Kala Judy steps into her first season as a high school varsity softball coach with high hopes in the potential she sees in a young, but determined Lady Raiders team. The 2018 edition of the Lady Raiders lacks one thing their predecessors enjoyed – seniors.

    “We actually do not have any seniors on the roster this year and only three juniors,” Judy said. “The rest are underclassmen – even a handful of middle schoolers. We are basically rebuilding the team after losing so many senior starters last year.”