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Today's Sports

  • JV Raiders win league title

    SPECIAL TO THE BANNER   The Trimble County Junior Varsity Raiders finished the 2009 football season as champions this past weekend. Before the semifinal playoff game Saturday, League Commissioner Brian Golden presented the leagues’s Offensive Most Valuable Player award to the Raiders’ Dawson Porter. It is the second year

  • Osborne, Yager named 2009 Wendy...

    Will Yager and Sarah Osborne were selected recently as Carroll County High School’s Wendy’s Heisman school winners for 2009.

    The program has set the standard for high school student-athletes, gaining tremendous prestige in its own right as the program combines the best of high school athlete and academic awards.

    Each fall, the WHSH recognizes the nation’s most esteemed high school senior men and women for excellence in academics, athletics, and community/school leadership.

  • Panthers eliminated in playoffs...

    Newport Central Catholic held Carroll County in check through most of the first half en route to a 63-19 Class 2A District playoff win over the Panthers Friday at Newport Stadium.

    The Thoroughbreds rolled out to a 49-0 advantage before Carroll County finally hit pay dirt late in the second quarter when senior Andy Sisenstein returned a kickoff for a 95-yard touchdown run. Ryan Stewart added the extra point and the Panthers were on the scoreboard, 49-7.

  • Panthers in Rupp Arena showcase

    The Carroll County High School boys’ basketball Panthers will play in a preseason showcase to be held at Rupp Arena in Lexington. The Kentucky Basketball Academy’s preseason basketball showcase will take place on Friday, Nov. 27, according to Panther Head Coach Carroll Yager.

    The showcase will feature 22 teams in 11 games starting at 8:45 a.m. The Panthers will play Buckhorn High School from Region 14. Game time is 11:15 am.

    Yager made inquiries with event organizers about Carroll’s possible participation in the event.

  • Panther runners compete in...

    Carroll County’s Lady Panthers finished sixth in the Class 1A Region 5 Championship, held Saturday at the Trimble County Park near Bedford. Carroll’s boys were one runner short of having enough participants to field a complete team in the 5K run.

    “The weather was beautiful, and the course was well laid out,” Carroll County Coach Joe Creager said.

  • STATE PLAYOFFS

    The Trimble Banner The Trimble County High School Raiders advance into state playoffs with a 3-7 overall season record. They stand at 1-3 in the district. The Raiders play Beechwood Independent High School in Fort Mitchell, Ky., at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, at Beechwood. With a 5-0 record, the Tigers are No. 1 in District 3 of Class 1A; the Raiders are No. 4 in District 4, behi

  • Young runners compete in state...

    SPECIAL TO THE BANNER The Trimble County elementary and middle school Runnin’ Raiders teams traveled to Lexington’s Masterson Station Park last weekend to compete in the Kentucky State Elementary and Middle School Cross-Country Championship. The event drew more than 3,000 athletes from schools across the commonwealth. In the girls’ sixth-grade and under race, 418

  • Alumni basketball game planned,...

    The boys’ basketball team at Carroll County High School will host a Panther Alumni basketball game on Saturday, Nov. 28, at 7 p.m.  The proceeds from the game will go toward the team’s expenses to play in the Sunshine Classic Basketball Tournament at Daytona Beach, Fla.

    Any former Panther varsity basketball player that is interested in playing should contact Coaches Travis Snow, John Leep, Duke Boles or Carroll Yager at 732-6195. There is a participation fee of $10 which will cover the cost of each player’s game t-shirt.

  • Carroll tops Dayton, assures...

    The Carroll County Panthers are assured a winning season after holding off a determined group of Dayton Greendevils, 27-19, at Panther Field, Friday. The Panther win broke a four-game losing streak and set up a playoff match this week at highly-touted Newport Central Catholic.

    Friday’s game had barely begun when rain began to fall. The Panthers, who have competed in rain for most of the past seven weeks, were determined to close out the regular season with a win for the team’s seniors.

  • Runnin’ Raiders&...

    The Runnin’ Raiders may not have been the best hosts at Trimble County’s first Cross-Country Invitational, . After all, they took first place over all the teams they had invited to run with them Saturday at Trimble County Park. Schools throughout the Bluegrass state attended the race, including Lexington Christian Academy, Sayre High School in Lexington, Burgin Indepe