Community Sports

  • 2015 youth soccer camp
    Carroll County High School soccer will host its annual youth camp Monday, July 20-Friday, July 24, at the county park. Camp begins at 5:30 p.m. for everyone. U6 children will practice until 6:30 p.m. All other campers (U8, U10, U12 and U14) will practice until 8:30 p.m. The cost is $15 for U6, and $25 for all other age groups. Sign-ups will be held July 20, before camp.
  • Crafton wins UNOH 225 after crash halts race short of the scheduled distance for trucks
    By KEVIN KELLY Kentucky Speedway Matt Crafton earned his first career Camping World Truck Series victory on Thursday at Kentucky Speedway after NASCAR stopped the UNOH 225 five laps from the scheduled finish.  The trucks driven by Ben Kennedy, David Gilliland and John Wes Townley were involved in a wreck that resulted in damage to the catch fence in Turn 1. Kennedy’s truck lifted off the ground, slid along the top of the SAFER barrier while hitting the fence.
  • Busch wins Quaker State 400, his second in five years
    Kyle Busch battled with Joey Logano in the late stages of Saturday’s Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts before taking the lead for good with 20 laps remaining, finishing 1.594 seconds ahead of Logano for his second NASCAR Sprint Cup win in the five races at Kentucky. The battle between the two in the closing laps sent sparks flying and stamped the track’s fifth Sprint Cup Series race as the most action-packed held to date on the bumpy 1.5-mile circuit.
  • Kelly repeats as Governor’s Cup champion at Regatta
    By DAVE TAYLOR Landmark News Service J. Michael Kelly in the Graham Trucking U-5 won the Indiana Governor’s Cup H1 Unlimited Hydroplane race Sunday, taking home the historic Governor’s Cup trophy for the second consecutive year. Kelly pulled away from second-place finisher Jimmy Shane in the U-1 Oberto/Miss Madison on the first lap of the winner-take-all championship heat. 
  • Carrollton business ‘fuels’ Grand Prix winner
    By DAVE TAYLOR Landmark News Service Longtime hydroplane racing veteran Jerry Hopp carried the name of a Carrollton restaurant to victory in the championship heat of the Grand Prix West race Saturday at the Madison Regatta.
  • Owen Co. brothers to participate in world’s largest rodeo
    By MOLLY HAINES Landmark News Service When asked what makes the rodeo special to 16-year-old Wyatt Cole, his response comes quickly. “It’s a way of life,” Wyatt says. “It’s the western heritage of it.” Wyatt, along with his 17-year-old brother Quinn, will participate in the National High School Finals Rodeo, which will be held July 12-18 in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Quinn and Wyatt, the sons of Greg and Isabella Cole of Owen County, will compete in the team roping competition.
  • Hydros will turn riverfront upside down
    By BRUCE MADEJ Special to The Trimble Banner MADISON, Ind. --- The quiet, Norman Rockwell setting in the City of Madison (Ind.) will be turned upside down this coming weekend (July 3-5) when 11 H1 Unlimited Hydroplanes will take to the Ohio River for the annual running of the Madison Regatta. 
  • Belles vs. Daisies
  • Wiffle Ball
    Carroll County Parks and Recreation introduced wiffle ball for children three and four years old this baseball season. Four teams played twice a week. The Colossus of Clout, coached by Brian Frye, and Kings of Sting, coached by Ashley Farmer, played the first game and the Sultans of Swat, coached by Casey Mefford, played the Great Bambinos, coached by Jamie Cornett, in the second game on June 15.