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Today's Sports

  • New coaching staff sees...

    Banner Correspondent

    With the loss of a few key players last season, the Trimble County Raiders Football team is getting ready to soon kickoff the 2009 football season.

    The Raiders are under a new coach, Chris Collins, who plans on directing the good group of boys to a successful season and hopes of having a success in the playoffs.

  • ATTENTION RUNNERS!

    ATTENTION: Anyone in grades three through 12 interested in joining the Runnin' Raiders track team this fall, please call Jeff Vincent at (502) 221-0040. All athletes must have an athletic physical before participating in practice. Go out and Run!

  • 2009 TRIMBLE COUNTY YOUTH LEAGUE...
  • Puttin’ for Gold helps...

    A group of longtime Carrollton-based Special Olympics Kentucky volunteers are organizing a golf outing to help increase funding for the organization. The event – “Puttin’ for Gold Golf Classic” – will be held on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009, beginning with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. at Perry Park Golf Resort in Owen County.

    The cost to participate is $100 per golfer and the event is limited to 18 four-person teams. The tournament fee includes golf, cart, a goody bag and a buffet dinner.

  • Pre-season preparations

    Football

    The students at Carroll County middle and high schools are gearing up for the return to school as they practice volleyball, soccer and football.  

    The Panther football team will be returning 59 players to the gridiron this fall and head coach Michael Weedman said his team is looking good.  Even with the loss of 14 graduated seniors, Weedman is impressed with how well the Panthers have done in summer passing leagues and camps.

  • Yager a standout at basketball...

    A local Carroll County senior Panther basketball player attended Blue Chips Basketball Camp recently and was tapped as an all-star from the group of 425.

    Will Yager, a shooting guard for the Panthers, attended the first session of Rick Bolus 30th annual High Potential Blue-Chip Basketball camp with 425 campers from 26 states and Germany.  Yager was selected as one of the All Stars in the camp and participated in the All Star Games and the 2009 Bluegrass Insider Roundball Classic in April.

  • Hornaday, Kligerman winners at...

    Weather conditions for Kentucky Speedway’s third weekend of the season couldn’t have been any better for the race teams and race fans. Temperatures were in the 70s Friday and Saturday for the Camping World Truck Series race, the Built Ford Tough 225, and the ARCA RE/MAX Series Click It or Ticket Buckle-Up Kentucky 150.

    Friday was a day of practice for both series as teams worked to find the right setup for the races and Saturday’s qualifying sessions. Ron Hornaday, Jr. won the Keystone Light Pole Award in truck qualifying.

  • 53 enjoy soccer camp at county...

    Soccer camp director Greg Damron, wearing his wide brimmed white hat, could be seen from anywhere in the Robert Westrick Memorial Park as he taught and encouraged 53 campers during soccer camp last week.

    Damron organized the camp this year as a lower cost alternative for parents with children who are interested in learning or improving their skills in soccer.  Camp was held every evening last week according to Damron.

    Damron could be heard over four soccer fields barking out instructions and encouragement calling each camper by name during camp.

  • Carrollton to host Governor&...

    Governor Steve Beshear has designated Save the Grand Theatre’s signature 225-mile cycling event as the “Governor’s Autumn Bicycle Ride Across Kentucky.” GABRAKY is a scenic ride following rural roadways across the state through numerous regions and begins at the state boundary with Indiana at the Ohio River at Carrollton and ends at the state boundary with Tennessee at Dale Hollow State Resort Park in southern Kentucky.

  • Panthers raising funds for...

    The Carroll County Panther basketball team will be playing in a tournament in Florida over Christmas and they are in fundraising mode right now.

    The coaches and parent boosters will be sponsoring Bingo at the National Guard Armory on three consecutive Tuesday evenings, July 21, July 28 and Aug. 4 with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and play beginning at 7 p.m. according to head coach Carroll Yager.

    There will also be concessions available during Bingo.

    Winning allocations will be based on the number of players, Carroll said in a press release.