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Today's Sports

  • Junior high Lady Raiders bounce...

    BY JACOB BLAIR

    The Trimble Banner

    After a fierce top of the second with five runs by the South Oldham Lady Dragons, it looked like they had sealed the deal against the Trimble County junior high Lady Raiders. However as quickly as they had gone up in points on the board, the Lady Raiders had answers and then some, retaking the lead and going on to defeat the Lady Dragons 10-7 Thursday at Lady Raider Field in Bedford.

  • Exhibition driver sustains fatal...

    What was intended to be a fun event recreating the former days of boat racing from the 1950s-‘60s era resulted in tragedy when a freak accident took the life of a Beavercreek, Ohio man Saturday at the Madison Regatta.

    Seven vintage hydroplanes of the 5-litre and 7-litre inboard classes were competing in an exhibition heat late Saturday morning when 68-year-old Rick Beatty was ejected from his open cockpit hydro, the “Heavy Duty,” when the boat hit a large wake on the Kentucky side of the river after exiting the first turn.

  • Miss Madison takes win in...

    By OWEN BLAUMAN | H1 Unlimited

    GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. — Jimmy Shane drove the U-6 “Miss HomeStreet” to victory in Sunday’s second annual Guntersville Lake HydroFest’s Southern Cup over J. Michael Kelly in the U-12 “Graham Trucking” and third place finisher Bert Henderson in the U-7 “Spirit of Detroit.”

  • Miss Madison team tests in...

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    The Trimble Banner

    The Miss Madison Racing Team members are excited to see the 2019 H1 Unlimited season get underway later this month.

    The jubilant outlook comes after a successful test session Friday, May 31, on the Columbia River at Kennewick, Wash. The spring test session has become an annual event in which Unlimited teams and Grand Prix World hydroplanes gather for a tune-up session in advance of the racing campaign. Six Unlimited teams were on hand to sort out the off-season improvements made on their equipment.

  • Tennis falls to Oldham

    Trimble lost all 5 courts last Wednesday against Oldham County.

    Oldham County’s Miranda Turner defeated Trimble County’s Hannah Miracle 6-2, 6-2 in first singles.

    Oldham County’s Kaylee Jarrett defeated Trimble County’s Breeanna Sarver 6-0, 6-1 in second singles.

    Oldham County’s Lizzie Scheetz defeated Trimble County’s Michaela Hines 6-1, 6-0 in third singles.

  • 3 of a kind: Lady Raiders open...

    The Lady Raiders have kicked off the fast-pitch softball season with three victories in a row.

    Eminence 1

    Trimble County 3

    Leading the Lady Raiders offense to victory over Eminence was junior Abby Ponder and eighth-graders Emma Ginn and Kaylee Payton with a run each. Ponder’s run was a homer and she also led the team in hitting with two at her two at bats. Emma Ginn, Payton, Kinley Kunkel and Kaila Lira also had a hit each. Lady Raiders at bat were only struck out three times.

  • Baseball team seeks first win,...

    After two mercy-ruled games against Henry County and Williamstown, the young Trimble County Raiders picked up their first win of the season Saturday against Lloyd Memorial.

    Henry County 12

    Trimble County 1

    Trimble hosted the Henry County Wildcats for the season opener March 19 and were able to limit’s Trimble offensive efforts. Logan Clifford scored a run and had a double, while Duncan Ralston had a hit and Dalton Penick earned a RBI. The Wildcats were able to strikeout Raiders batters 11 times.

  • Girls tennis takes win over...

    Trimble County won the match overall 4-1.

    Hannah Miracle of TC defeated Alyssa Harger of Eminence 6-4, 7-5 in first singles.

    Breanna Sarver of TC defeated Skylar Noyes of Eminence 6-3, 6-1 in second singles.

    Michaela Hines of TC defeated Sofia Luchini of Eminence 6-0, 6-0 in third singles.

    Eminence forfeited the first doubles match

    Trinity Frazier and Raina Ferguson of Eminence defeated Sarah Shields and Desirae Paris 6-1, 6-2 in second doubles.

  • Lady Raiders show strength to...

    Last year’s Lady Raiders fast-pitch softball team had a season full of highs and lows. The team earned the title of Eighth Region All “A” Champions and brought home eight wins, but had 10 losses, five of which were mercy ruled. However, new head coach Randy Wilson said the future looks bright.

  • New coach, new players look for...

    Following the retirement of long-time coach Frank Ragland and the departure of several experienced Raiders during transfers after canceling football last season, new head coach Brent Taylor and the 2019 Trimble County Raiders have an uphill battle to face.

    But Taylor said the team is ready for the challenge.