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Today's Sports

  • Softball gets home win over...

    Trimble softball coach Kala Judy was pleased with the way her team bounced back from a 15-0 thrashing at the hands of Oldham County last Wednesday to overcome visiting Henry County by a 5-2 score the following day.

    “Yesterday definitely was a disappointment but the team came back together,” Judy said. “It was definitely a team effort today and I just hope it carries over through the weekend and we can play like that during the tournament.”

  • Despite strong 2nd inning,...

    Monday night’s matchup between the Trimble County Raiders and the visiting South Oldham Dragons resulted in a slugfest that sent a combined 26 runners across the plate. Unfortunately, the hosts ended up on the short end of a 17-9 score on a day with perhaps the most beautiful weather of the baseball season to date with clear blue skies and temperatures in the low 70s.

  • 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.

  • 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.