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Today's Sports

  • Lions add 5K to Tobacco Festival

    The Carrollton Lions Club has added a new event to the schedule of activities for this year’s Carroll County Tobacco Festival. The organization is sponsoring its first 5K run and walk on Saturday morning, September 26, on Lock Road, starting and ending at the back entrance to General Butler State Resort Park. The course follows Lock Road 3.1 miles from the park to the Kentucky River.

  • Carroll ladies have busy week on...

    In a tri-team match at Fairway Golf Course in Wheatley against Owen and Gallatin Counties, sophomore Quincy Hogan fired low round of the day with a 40 even though she had a few rough holes, head coach Jay Jones said.

  • Carroll County horse show...

    Horses came out of the barns, the trailers and the woodwork to participate in the all night Carroll County Horse Show Saturday, August 8.

    The horse show that had to be rescheduled after heavy rains postponed the July 25 event, finally got underway promptly at 7:00 p.m. and according to ring attendant,  John Smith, the show was expected to go until the early hours of Sunday morning.

    Participants came from many surrounding counties and included over 150 horses in the several events.  

  • Expectations high for Carroll...

    Expectations are running high this year for Carroll County soccer to have a break out year and put some wins in the book.

    Head soccer coach Ben Crutcher carries the weight of a team that didn’t win a varsity game last year and only had one tie game.  

    “I expect big things [out of the team] and I’m sure people are expecting big things out of me as well.  We’ll see what happens,” Crutcher said in an interview during the Black and Gold scrimmage Friday, July 31.

  • U12 Lady Panthers conclude...

    The U12 Lady Panthers softball team finished their season on a tear winning numerous tournaments in the area. The girls won the North Central Kentucky softball traveling league and tournament in Bedford, Ky., catching fire following a win over Trimble County and a loss to Gallatin County in pool play. In tournament play, the Lady Panthers defeated Henry County, Owen County and met and defeated Gallatin in the finals by a score of 6-2.

  • Briscoe wins IndyCar thriller at...

    Team Penske Racing driver Ryan Briscoe narrowly missed a brush with the fourth turn wall and came from behind to edge Vision Racing driver Ed Carpenter in the Meier Indy 300 Presented by Red Baron and Edy’s IndyCar Series thriller at Kentucky Speedway, Saturday.

    Briscoe’s margin of victory, 0.0162-of-a-second, was the closest IndyCar finish in the history of the track. Briscoe averaged 200.893 miles per hour for the 300 miles, the fastest race ever at the track.

  • 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.