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Today's Sports

  • Madison gears up for hydroplanes...

    The 2010 H1 Unlimited Hydroplane World Tour kicks off this weekend as Madison hosts the 60th running of the Lucas Oil Indiana Governor’s Cup Race. Twelve of the world’s fastest boats are expected to race deck-to-deck on the two-and-a-half-mile Bill Cantrell Memorial Race Course on the Ohio River. An equal number of automotive-powered Grand National/National Modified hy

  • U.S. Olympic judo coach leads...

    Trimble Banner Intern “Its not every day you get a two-time Olympian in Trimble County,” judo instructor Jessie Crawford said. Patrick Burris is not only a two-time Olympian, he also is a seven-time national champion and the current coach of the U.S. Olympic judo team. He visited Trimble County on Saturday, June 12, to mee

  • Parks & Recreation action
  • CCMS football practice gets...

    Carroll County Middle School football team will start its 2010 season practice on Monday July 5 at 6 p.m. There will be a meeting first with the player and parents in the Sam P. Simpson Auditorium at Carroll County Middle School. CCMS’s football program is open to all sixth, seventh and eighth grade students who wish to play. Bef

  • Carroll County Lady Panthers at...
  • Teams readying for Regatta

    The defending champion of the Indiana Governor’s Cup Race will have a new look and a new name when competing in the Madison Regatta next month. The former U-16 Ellstom’s Elam Plus is now the U-96 Spirit of Qatar, according to an announcement made by the team. The hydroplane team’s former bright orange color scheme has been

  • Soccer camp set July 12-16

    Carroll County High School soccer will be holding a camp on July 12-16 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Robert Westrick Memorial Park on Ladder Lane. For U6 kids, the cost is $15 for an hour of instruction. For U8-8th grade kids, the cost is $25 per night. In order to receive a t-shirt, the student must sign up by July 1. However, the camp will be tak

  • Raider’s teams fare...

    SPECIAL TO THE BANNER The Trimble Co. Track team competed with 12 other schools in the Carroll County Invitational on Friday, May 7, at Carroll County High School in Carrollton.  Injuries and a school field trip left the Runnin’ Raiders a little short-handed, but team members who participated still managed to break school records. The Lady Raiders fared well despite

  • Logano wins again at Ky. Speedway

    SPARTA, Ky. – Joe Gibbs Racing driver Joey Logano tightened his stranglehold on Nationwide Series competition at Kentucky Speedway by earning his third consecutive “Meijer 300 presented by Ritz” victory from the pole position by 0.662 of second over Carl Edwards Saturday. Logano led the 200-lap battle five times for 106 lap

  • Track season ends at state

    Carroll County High School’s track team wrapped up a successful track season Saturday by competing in the Class 1-A State Meet at the University of Louisville Owsley Frasier Park. The Panthers had 12 athletes competing in 21 events, according to Head Coach Joe Creager. “I was so extremely proud of our team this season,” Creager said. “We doubled the nu