.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's Sports

  • Whitney Ballinger leading Lady...

    Whitney Ballinger is leading the Campbellsville University Lady Tigers in scoring and rebounding even though hamstrung by foul trouble while CU has rung up three impressive wins.

    A former star player at Carroll County High School, Ballinger transferred to Campbellsville after spending a year at Western Kentucky University.

    “Whitney has been a terrific addition to our program,” said Campbellsville Coach Ginger Colvin. “She is an excellent student, player and person.”

  • Panthers’ quickness...

    When the Panthers hit the hardwood in their season opener on Dec. 1, they may look a little different from the team last seen in February.

    While the 2008-2009 team played a slower half-court set offense and defense, this year will be all about shooting well and running the floor.

    “This year, we’re going to get the ball up and down the floor and extend our defense more,” Carroll County Head Coach Carroll Yager said.

  • Rousing sendoff for Runnin&...

    SPECIAL TO THE BANNER Everyone seemed to get into the spirit Friday to send off the Trimble County Runnin’ Raiders cross-country team to the state competition, held Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. Parents and other team supporters gathered around the courthouse about 10 a.m. Friday to wave as the team bus trav

  • Madison’s Oberto seals...

    DOHA, Qatar—Steve David, driving the city-owned U-1 Oh Boy! Oberto from Madison, Ind., survived a spectacular 360-degree blowover accident in a preliminary heat Saturday and went on to capture the 2009 H1 Unlimited National High Points Championship for the second year in a row. The race, in Doha Bay in the Persian Gulf, was the first Unlimited hydroplane race held outside the Americas.

  • CCMS basketball in action
  • Coach Mefford: Experience is key...

    Carroll County High School girls’ head coach and athletic director Randy Mefford is looking ahead to the 2009-2010 basketball season with great enthusiasm.

    “Our strengths will be experience and the fact that our girls like each other,” Mefford said. “They are very coachable which makes it fun to be around them.”

  • Raiders dominate Region 5

    SPECIAL TO THE BANNER  The Runnin’ Raiders pulled off a double Saturday at the Region 5 Cross Country Championship race. Both the boys and girls teams earned the regional title at the event, held for the first time ever on a course set up at Trimble County Park. Teams from high schools in Danville, Sayre, Owen County, Carroll County, Lexington Christian Academy,

  • 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.