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Today's Sports

  • SWEET VICTORY

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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.

  • Miss Madison announces team...

    The Miss HomeStreet/Miss Madison hydroplane team has announced Kentucky native Cindy Shirley as the new crew chief, becoming the first woman to ever hold the leadership position on a championship-level team in the turbine-era (or modern era) of professional hydroplane racing.

    Shirley, who has been with the Miss HomeStreet/Miss Madison team for 15 years, most recently served as the boat chief. Shirley has been in charge of driver safety systems, general cockpit maintenance and also communicates with the driver during races.

  • New coach, young team ready to...

    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.”

  • Returning Raiders looking for...

    With all but one player returning from last year’s team the Trimble County Raiders show promise of an improved season on the baseball diamond this spring.

    The 2017 Raiders soldiered through a 7-17 campaign overall, winning only 5 of 21 games against Eighth Region foes. The Raiders closed their season abruptly in the opening game of the postseason, falling 11-0 in five innings to South Oldham in 29th District Tournament.

  • Boys fall in 29th District...

    The 2017-18 high school basketball season came to an abrupt end for the Trimble County Raiders who fell to eventual 29th District Champion Oldham County by a score of 83-46 in the opening round of postseason play.

    The Raiders fell behind 24-11 after the first eight minutes of play and trailed 39-22 at halftime. The defensive effort of Oldham’s Colonels held Trimble to only 7 points in the third frame and the contest was all but decided after three quarters of play with Oldham fronting by 26 points, 55-29, with eight minutes left to play.

  • Lady Raiders fall to South...

    Trimble County High School’s Lady Raiders were eliminated from postseason play in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s 29th District Tournament on Feb. 20, falling to South Oldham 84-31 in the opening round at Goshen.

    Sophomore Abby Ponder scored 14 points to lead the Lady Raiders offensively. Freshman Shelby Wilcoxson scored eight points, freshman Emma Ginn added six points, freshman Emma Horn had two points and Karli Tilley, Trimble’s lone senior, added a free throw.

  • Shooting struggles hurt Raiders...

    Stacey May, coach of the Trimble County Raiders, summarized his assessment of his team’s loss in their final regular season game in five words: “Tough shooting night for us!”

    The Raiders placed only one player in double figures and connected on only 13 of 45 field goal attempts en route to a 57-41 loss to Lloyd Memorial Friday at home.