https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sports/rss.xml en BACK TO BACK WINS FOR HYDRO https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/back-back-wins-hydro <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/gpw_final.jpg" alt="Headed for the start of the final heat in the Grand Prix World Supercharged Hydroplanes North American Championship Race are (from left) Ed Preston in the GPW-1, Greg Hopp in the GPW-15 and Jamie Nielsen in the GPW-55. Preston, the defending GPW National Champion won the race, Hopp finished second and Kevin Eacret in GPW-18 (not pictured) finished third. Neilsen failed to finish. " title="Headed for the start of the final heat in the Grand Prix World Supercharged Hydroplanes North American Championship Race are (from left) Ed Preston in the GPW-1, Greg Hopp in the GPW-15 and Jamie Nielsen in the GPW-55. Preston, the defending GPW National Champion won the race, Hopp finished second and Kevin Eacret in GPW-18 (not pictured) finished third. Neilsen failed to finish. " align="left" hspace="6" width="154" height="85" /><p> <strong>BY OWEN BLAUMAN</strong> | H1 Unlimited</p> <p> MADISON, Ind. &ndash; U-6 &ldquo;Miss HomeStreet/Miss Madison&rdquo; and the hydroplane&rsquo;s driver Jimmy Shane from Maple Valley, Wash. had a perfect weekend winning the 112th American Power Boat Association&rsquo;s Gold Cup trophy during the Madison Regatta on the Ohio River. Shane drove the home town owned hydroplane to a victory in front of an estimated 40,000 fans that were on their feet screaming from the river banks.</p> 2019 Madison Regatta Preview https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/2019-madison-regatta-preview <p> Combine the audio/visual excitement of speed and thunder on the Ohio River with the polished sounds of today&rsquo;s best musical entertainment and you will experience the Madison Regatta/Roostertail Music Festival on Madison&rsquo;s riverfront this summer!</p> Raiders baseball gets second win of '19 on Senior Night https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/raiders-baseball-gets-second-win-19-senior-night <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/baseball_seniors_rgb.jpg" alt="Seniors from the Trimble County Raiders baseball team were recognized May 7 as part of Senior Night activities. The seniors gathered for a photo. Pictured are (left to right) Landon Sutherland, Grant Weaver, Joseph Hemingway, Logan Clifford and Evan Stevens." title="Seniors from the Trimble County Raiders baseball team were recognized May 7 as part of Senior Night activities. The seniors gathered for a photo. Pictured are (left to right) Landon Sutherland, Grant Weaver, Joseph Hemingway, Logan Clifford and Evan Stevens." align="left" hspace="6" width="119" height="85" /><p> BY JACOB BLAIR</p> <p> The Trimble Banner</p> <p> As the baseball season nears an end, the Raiders were able to add a second win to the team&rsquo;s record with a 10-9 victory over Eminence on Senior Night May 7.</p> Lady Raiders look for continued success as season nears end https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/lady-raiders-look-continued-success-season-nears-end <p> BY JACOB BLAIR</p> <p> The Trimble Banner</p> <p> Aside from a pair of losses to the top two teams in the Eighth Region standings, the Lady Raiders softball team is in the midst of a good run with six wins so far for the month of May.</p> <p> Trimble 1</p> <p> Henry County 6</p> <p> Emma Ginn picked up Trimble&rsquo;s lone run against the Ladycats on April 30 in New Castle. Ginn had one hit and Rachael Liter picked up two hits, one of which was a double, and a RBI. Lady Raiders batters were struck out 14 times at the plate.</p> Lady Raiders mercy rule Gallatin County after district losses to North, South Oldham teams https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/lady-raiders-mercy-rule-gallatin-county-after-district-losses-north-south-oldham-teams <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/spt-abbyponder.jpg" alt="Abby Ponder takes the final swing that knocks the softball out of the park and delivers a victory to the Lady Raiders April 17." title="Abby Ponder takes the final swing that knocks the softball out of the park and delivers a victory to the Lady Raiders April 17." align="left" hspace="6" width="119" height="85" /><p> After a 7-1 loss at North Oldham on April 15, followed by a 5-4 loss to South Oldham the next day, the Lady Raiders got the bats going and were able to defeat the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats Wednesday, 14-4 after five innings.</p> Trimble competes in NCKC tennis tourney https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/trimble-competes-nckc-tennis-tourney <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/spt-michaelahines.jpg" alt="Michaela Hines plays in the first round of doubles competition." title="Michaela Hines plays in the first round of doubles competition." align="left" hspace="6" width="61" height="85" /><p> STAFF REPORT</p> <p> Trimble&rsquo;s tennis players had a strong showing on the home court Tuesday and Wednesday last week, hosting the North Central Kentucky Conference tennis tournament.</p> <p> In the first round for girls singles on Tuesday, Hannah Miracle defeated Gallatin&rsquo;s Ashton Baxter 6-1, 6-0. Miracle went on that evening to defeat Lloyd Memorial&rsquo;s Diamonique Barnett 6-0, 6-0.</p> <p> Miracle moved on to the semifinals, but was defeated by Walton-Verona&rsquo;s Aman Dail 6-0, 6-0.</p> Oldham overwhelms Raiders in shutouts https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/oldham-overwhelms-raiders-shutouts <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/spt-evanstevens_bw.jpg" alt="Evan Stevens steps back and fires a pitch in the final inning of Wednesday’s home game against Oldham County. " title="Evan Stevens steps back and fires a pitch in the final inning of Wednesday’s home game against Oldham County. " align="left" hspace="6" width="119" height="85" /><p> The Raiders opened district action against Oldham County. However, in both games with the Colonels, the foes from Oldham had closed the door twice, ending both games with shutouts.</p> <p> Trimble 0</p> <p> Oldham 10</p> <p> The Colonels were able to overpower the Raiders on the road April 15, where batters were struck out 12 times out of 19 at-bats. The lone hit of the evening came off the bat of Ryan Goody in the top of the fourth inning when he hit a single on a line drive to right field.</p> Lady Raiders softball brings back wins from Grant County https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/lady-raiders-softball-brings-back-wins-grant-county <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sports_softball.jpg" alt="McKenna Ritchie, Emma Ginn and Abby Ponder (pictured left to right) found success at the plate Saturday, picking up home runs. Ponder’s home run was her sixth of the season while Ginn picked up her third homer and Ritchie her first for the year." title="McKenna Ritchie, Emma Ginn and Abby Ponder (pictured left to right) found success at the plate Saturday, picking up home runs. Ponder’s home run was her sixth of the season while Ginn picked up her third homer and Ritchie her first for the year." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> After getting knocked from the All &ldquo;A&rdquo; Classic by Walton-Verona, the Lady Raiders regrouped and nearly brought home a win Thursday against Simon Kenton, but the Lady Pioneers picked up a two-run homer late in the sixth to seal Trimble&rsquo;s fate in a 10-9 loss.</p> <p> There wasn&rsquo;t much rest time though as the girls played against Cooper and Grant County on Saturday. The Lady Raiders found themselves the victors in both games with scores of 8-3 and 10-8, respectively.</p>