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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • 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