https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sports/rss.xml en High school selects Isley for athletic director role https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/high-school-selects-isley-athletic-director-role <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/football_2_2.jpg" alt="Head football coach Mike Isley was selected to succeed athletic director Frank Ragland." title="Head football coach Mike Isley was selected to succeed athletic director Frank Ragland." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> 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.</p> <p> 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.</p> Tilley is state champion https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/tilley-state-champion <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/6-7_tilley.jpg" alt="Sophmore Mason Tilley gets a photo after the 100-meter dash May 17 at the state track and field meet. Tilley is pictured with a KHSAA official and Trimble County Track and Field head coach Stuart Barnes." title="Sophmore Mason Tilley gets a photo after the 100-meter dash May 17 at the state track and field meet. Tilley is pictured with a KHSAA official and Trimble County Track and Field head coach Stuart Barnes." align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> <strong>BY THOMAS CIFRANIK</strong> | The Trimble Banner</p> <p> Trimble County sophomore Mason Tilley came home a state champion and state record holder for the boys adapted 100-meter dash after the 1A KHSAA State Track and Field Meet on May 17 in Lexington.</p> Oldham defeats Trimble in thunderstorm-prolonged game https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/oldham-defeats-trimble-thunderstorm-prolonged-game <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ponder_homers.jpg" alt="The Lady Raiders wait at home plate to congratulate Abby Ponder after she launched a home run in the fourth inning." title="The Lady Raiders wait at home plate to congratulate Abby Ponder after she launched a home run in the fourth inning." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> It took three days to decide the outcome, but the Trimble County Lady Raiders, hosting the Kentucky High School Athletic Association&rsquo;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.</p> Rounding out the season https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/rounding-out-season <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/5-24_raiders_seniors.jpg" alt="The Trimble County Raiders Baseball team celebrated Senior Night May 12 before the Frankfort vs. Trimble game at Raider field. Senior Reese Poe was escorted by his parents, Chris and Tracy Poe. Senior Evan Kunkel was escorted by his parents, Brian and Carolee Kunkel. Senior Derek Harris was escorted by his parents, Jason and Crystal Harris." title="The Trimble County Raiders Baseball team celebrated Senior Night May 12 before the Frankfort vs. Trimble game at Raider field. Senior Reese Poe was escorted by his parents, Chris and Tracy Poe. Senior Evan Kunkel was escorted by his parents, Brian and Carolee Kunkel. Senior Derek Harris was escorted by his parents, Jason and Crystal Harris." align="left" hspace="6" width="183" height="85" /><p> After the blowout nearly two weeks ago at Walton-Verona, the Raiders hoped for a rebound with the season&rsquo;s final road games closer a little closer to home.</p> <p> The team traveled to Henry County, Spencer County and started tournament play at North Oldham. None of the matchups provided the boost to end the year on a high note with losses at all three.</p> <p> <strong>Henry County</strong></p> <p> The Raiders made the short hop over to New Castle, but the result wouldn&rsquo;t yield any offensive fruit as the Wildcats shutout Trimble on Tuesday night, 8-0.</p> 4 Raiders get Triple Threat Award https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/4-raiders-get-triple-threat-award <p> Four Trimble County students were recognized this year as recipients of the newly established Triple Threat Award from the Kentucky High School Athletic Association.</p> <p> Austin Cissell, Emma Horn, Logan Rogers and Evan Stevens each participated in a varsity sport during the fall, winter and spring seasons. Cissell was part of the boys golf team, boys basketball team and baseball team. Horn played volleyball, girls basketball and softball. Rogers was on the football, boys basketball and baseball teams. Stevens played golf, boys basketball and ran on the boys track team.</p> Raiders show strength in 4 game home stand, suffer defeat on the road to Walton-Verona https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/raiders-show-strength-4-game-home-stand-suffer-defeat-road-walton-verona <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/logan27.jpg" alt="Logan Rogers rounds home plate to the fanfare of teammates after a three-run homer." title="Logan Rogers rounds home plate to the fanfare of teammates after a three-run homer." align="left" hspace="6" width="119" height="85" /><p> The Trimble County Raiders baseball team racked up a combined 53 runs in four home victories Tuesday through Friday before heading up the road Saturday to take on Walton-Verona. The exhausting stretch unfortunately caught up to the Raiders as the Bearcats put on a clinic, defeating Trimble 24-1.</p> <p> <strong>Owen County</strong></p> Lady Raiders fall to rival Carroll in close contest https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/lady-raiders-fall-rival-carroll-close-contest <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sports_sb_vs_carroll_0011.jpg" alt="Emma Ginn (above) slides for home, scoring Trimble’s third run on a wild pitch from Carroll County." title="Emma Ginn (above) slides for home, scoring Trimble’s third run on a wild pitch from Carroll County." align="left" hspace="6" width="119" height="85" /><p> <strong>BY TIM HENDRICK</strong> | Landmark News Service</p> <p> Carroll County starting pitcher Andrea Searcy was also the batting hero as she drove in the winning run with a walk off single in the Lady Panther&rsquo;s 4-3 win over Trimble County, May 14.</p> <p> Searcy was also dominate in the pitching circle for most of the game as she only allowed two hits and struck out 14 batters.</p> <p> Trimble County scored three unearned runs in the sixth inning as the Lady Raiders opened up a 3-1 lead.</p> Girls emerge victorious with win over Williamstown https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/girls-emerge-victorious-win-over-williamstown <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/bromwell.jpg" alt="Gracie Bromwell, flanked by banners commemorating the lives of the late Sheriff Tim Coons and the late Trimble softball coach Tonya Black, returns a throw from center field during Saturday&amp;#039;s annual &amp;quot;cancer awareness game&amp;quot; in which Trimble defeated Williamstown 11-4." title="Gracie Bromwell, flanked by banners commemorating the lives of the late Sheriff Tim Coons and the late Trimble softball coach Tonya Black, returns a throw from center field during Saturday&amp;#039;s annual &amp;quot;cancer awareness game&amp;quot; in which Trimble defeated Williamstown 11-4." align="left" hspace="6" width="102" height="85" /><p> The Trimble County Lady Raiders sported pink jerseys in their final regular season home appearance &ndash; a game played for cancer awareness. The game turned out to be pretty in pink for the home team as they overpowered Williamstown, 11-4.</p> <p> Trimble unloaded 11 hits in the game and took advantage of seven Williamstown errors while scoring in four of the six innings in which they came to bat.</p>