https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sports/rss.xml/sports/rss.xml en Lady Raiders unsuccessful in search for victory at home https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/lady-raiders-unsuccessful-search-victory-home <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_7460_c.jpg" alt="Kaila Lira (above) was 8 for 11 on passing, 17 serves and 28 sets during Wednesday’s game against Gallatin County. " title="Kaila Lira (above) was 8 for 11 on passing, 17 serves and 28 sets during Wednesday’s game against Gallatin County. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Last week&rsquo;s three-game home stand for the Lady Raiders didn&rsquo;t offer much of a home court advantage, falling in matches to Oldham County, Gallatin County and Williamstown.</p> <p> Oldham County</p> <p> 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.</p> Lady Raiders defeat rival Lady Panthers at home https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/lady-raiders-defeat-rival-lady-panthers-home <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_6416_c.jpg" alt="Trimble&amp;#039;s Emalin Cull (left) goes to tip the ball over the net while Carroll&amp;#039;s Lauren Watkins (right) is ready for the play." title="Trimble&amp;#039;s Emalin Cull (left) goes to tip the ball over the net while Carroll&amp;#039;s Lauren Watkins (right) is ready for the play." align="left" hspace="6" width="119" height="85" /><p> BY JACOB BLAIR</p> <p> The Trimble Banner</p> <p> With three home losses already this season, the Lady Raiders were looking to turn things around as the Carroll County Lady Panthers traveled to Bedford on Aug. 22.</p> <p> They did just that with the varsity Lady Raiders squad pulling off the victory 2-0 with a score of 25-14 in each set.</p> <p> &ldquo;They played awesome,&rdquo; said Lady Raiders head coach Vanita Fogle. &ldquo;This was the team that was at the (Frankfort Invitational) tournament. They pulled it together tonight.&rdquo;</p> Lady Raiders runner-up in tourney https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/lady-raiders-runner-tourney <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/emalincull.jpg" alt="Emalin Cull had three kills and two kill blocks during Monday night’s game." title="Emalin Cull had three kills and two kill blocks during Monday night’s game." align="left" hspace="6" width="61" height="85" /><p> 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&rsquo;s game against the Beth Haven Lady Bearcats.</p> <p> The team&rsquo;s tournament play included beating Frankfort&rsquo;s Lady Panthers twice and emerging victorious over Danville Christian&rsquo;s Lady Warriors. The team finished as the tournament runner-up to CEC, a home-school club team from Louisville.</p> Lady Raiders runner-up in tourney https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/lady-raiders-runner-tourney <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/emalincull.jpg" alt="Emalin Cull had three kills and two kill blocks during Monday night’s game." title="Emalin Cull had three kills and two kill blocks during Monday night’s game." align="left" hspace="6" width="61" height="85" /><p> 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&rsquo;s game against the Beth Haven Lady Bearcats.</p> <p> The team&rsquo;s tournament play included beating Frankfort&rsquo;s Lady Panthers twice and emerging victorious over Danville Christian&rsquo;s Lady Warriors. The team finished as the tournament runner-up to CEC, a home-school club team from Louisville.</p> Lady Raiders fall short against Warriors at home https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/lady-raiders-fall-short-against-warriors-home <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/alexisengland.jpg" alt="Alexis England was 4 for 4 while serving with an ace, 10 for 13 passing and 2 for 3 attacking. " title="Alexis England was 4 for 4 while serving with an ace, 10 for 13 passing and 2 for 3 attacking. " align="left" hspace="6" width="61" height="85" /><p> 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.</p> Lady Raiders fall short against Warriors at home https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/lady-raiders-fall-short-against-warriors-home <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/alexisengland.jpg" alt="Alexis England was 4 for 4 while serving with an ace, 10 for 13 passing and 2 for 3 attacking. " title="Alexis England was 4 for 4 while serving with an ace, 10 for 13 passing and 2 for 3 attacking. " align="left" hspace="6" width="61" height="85" /><p> 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.</p> Easter tackles new role at Trimble as junior high athletic director https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/easter-tackles-new-role-trimble-junior-high-athletic-director <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/nickeaster.jpg" alt="&lt;center&gt;Nick Easter&lt;/center&gt;" title="&lt;center&gt;Nick Easter&lt;/center&gt;" align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> Trimble County Junior High has a new leader for the school&rsquo;s seventh and eighth grade athletics program.</p> <p> During the summer, Nick Easter was announced as the school&rsquo;s athletic director. In addition to his role with the young athletes, Easter also serves as the district&rsquo;s director of special education.</p> Easter tackles new role at Trimble as junior high athletic director https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/easter-tackles-new-role-trimble-junior-high-athletic-director <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/nickeaster.jpg" alt="&lt;center&gt;Nick Easter&lt;/center&gt;" title="&lt;center&gt;Nick Easter&lt;/center&gt;" align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> Trimble County Junior High has a new leader for the school&rsquo;s seventh and eighth grade athletics program.</p> <p> During the summer, Nick Easter was announced as the school&rsquo;s athletic director. In addition to his role with the young athletes, Easter also serves as the district&rsquo;s director of special education.</p>