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Today's Sports

  • Edwards wins $8,000 places ninth...

    A bad day fishing is better than a good day at work, and Gary Edwards of Milton definitely had three good days of fishing, winning $8,000 in the All American fishing tournament.

    Edwards, a local competitive bass angler and national winner fished his way into the prestigious All-American last October after coming in sixth in the Chevy Trucks Wild Card tournament.  Edwards took home $8,000 for his ninth place finish May 28-30 in Moline, Ill., in the All American.

  • Youth soccer league has a mission

    The Trimble Banner

    When members of his church decided to offer a summer soccer program for local children, Pastor Tom Starks was prepared.

    Or so he thought.

    Relying on his own background in the sport, he held a coach’s clinic and trained seven people to help. Then he prayed that enough children would sign up to fill rosters for seven teams.

    “God outsmarted me again,” Starks said in a phone interview Monday. By the end of the sign-up period, 157 children – enough for 21 teams – had registered to play.

  • Abbott takes on role with...

    A former Carroll County Panther football standout is now a defensive coordinator for a minor league football team, the Frankfort Falcons.  

    Dusty Abbott, a 1994 graduate of Carroll County, scampered up and down the field when he played for coach Doug Barry on one of the most successful teams Carrollton ever had and now he can be seen roaming the sidelines for the Falcons.

  • Rain halts TC church league...

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    Sunday afternoon’s rain soaked T-shirts but didn’t dampen spirits during Opening Day for the Trimble County Church Softball League.

    The 2009 league has six teams, Milton Baptist’s Nos. 1, 2 and 3; Mount Byrd Christian Church’s Bats (team No. 1) and Gloves (team No. 2); and one team from Bedford Christian Church. All games are played on the softball field at Trimble County Park.

  • Students attend PeeWee camp

    PeeWee football camp was in session last week and this year there was something new at camp — girls.

    Two second-grade girls, Alexis Tillett and Madalyn Sanders attended camp in addition to 24 other young boys and loved it according to Alexis’ father, assistant coach Jason Tillet.

    Carroll County Panther football head coach Mike Weedman puts on the camp to stress fundamentals to upcoming players.  The first through third grade group is the largest, Weedman said, and we try to teach fundamentals.

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  • Hendrick, Stewart named to all-...

    Senior Chris Hendrick and sophomore Ethan Stewart were named to the eighth region all tournament team last week in Shelby County following tournament play there.

    Ethan had a great tournament with four hits in two games, head coach Jay Jones said.  “He really had a solid post season.  He also had several hits in the district tourney.”

  • Arbinger new volleyball coach

    Kristen Arbinger, the eighth grade science teacher at Carroll County Middle School, has been hired as the new head volleyball coach at Carroll County High School for the 2009-10 season, according to a press release issued by Athletic Director Randy Mefford.

    Arbinger served as the middle school coach and their record included 13 wins and six losses, Mefford said.

  • Hoop Club Golf Scramble

    Fuzz Bevill, Lyndsey Bevill, Todd Crawford and Jeremy Martin won the Carroll County Lady Panthers’16th annual Hoop Club Golf Scramble May 23 at the Fairway Golf Course in Wheatley, Ky.

    Head coach Randy Mefford said they finished in a tie in regulation with the team of Richard Hardesty, Ashley Bartrum, Albert Tuttle and Rick Dalenberg with a score of 55, 16 under par, and won the first hole of a sudden death playoff with a birdie on hole 18.  

  • Panther basketball camp