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Today's Sports

  • High school selects Isley for...

    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.

  • Tilley is state champion

    BY THOMAS CIFRANIK | The Trimble Banner

    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.

  • Oldham defeats Trimble in...

    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.

  • Rounding out the season

    After the blowout nearly two weeks ago at Walton-Verona, the Raiders hoped for a rebound with the season’s final road games closer a little closer to home.

    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.

    Henry County

    The Raiders made the short hop over to New Castle, but the result wouldn’t yield any offensive fruit as the Wildcats shutout Trimble on Tuesday night, 8-0.

  • 4 Raiders get Triple Threat Award

    Four Trimble County students were recognized this year as recipients of the newly established Triple Threat Award from the Kentucky High School Athletic Association.

    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.

  • Raiders show strength in 4 game...

    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.

    Owen County

  • Lady Raiders fall to rival...

    BY TIM HENDRICK | Landmark News Service

    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’s 4-3 win over Trimble County, May 14.

    Searcy was also dominate in the pitching circle for most of the game as she only allowed two hits and struck out 14 batters.

    Trimble County scored three unearned runs in the sixth inning as the Lady Raiders opened up a 3-1 lead.

  • Girls emerge victorious with win...

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders sported pink jerseys in their final regular season home appearance – 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.

    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.

  • Raiders baseball pulls off...

    BY TIM HENDRICK | Landmark News Service

    Trimble County senior pitcher Evan Kunkel kept Carroll County off balance all evening as he carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning as the Raider won 6-2.

    “Everyone knew he had the no-hitter going,” Trimble County head coach Frank Ragland said. “No one said anything and left Evan alone in the dugout. Evan moved down to a corner as the game progressed.”

  • Softball shellacks Lloyd...

    It may not always be the best thing for a team to hand someone a 21-0 drubbing on the road, for the next outing may be a rude awakening. Such was the case with the Trimble County Lady Raiders Monday in their home matchup with Madison in which the Trimble gals seemed stale in almost every aspect of the game, falling to the Lady Cubs by a 10-3 score.