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Today's Sports

  • Volleyball drops home match to...

    The Lady Panthers came out dominant in the first game, winning 25-19, but could not keep up the momentum in the second and third, losing to Trimble County Wednesday night at home. Carroll County struggled with their serves and got frustrated as the match wore on, losing 25-14 and 25-13 in the last two matches. “We’ve got this mentality that once they get down a couple, it’s th

  • Raiders win NCKC cross-country...

    SPECIAL TO THE BANNER  The Runnin’ Raiders took top honors at the North Central Kentucky Conference cross-country meet hosted by Carroll County High School on Tuesday, Sept. 14. The team bested runners from Walton-Verona, Williamstown, Carroll, Eminence, and Gallatin, Henry and Owen counties. In the middle-school/junior varsity race, the Lady Raiders won by a margin of 23 points, f

  • Race track gears up for memorial...

    The Trimble Banner Riders from around the region will be revving up their engines Saturday morning for the inaugural Nick Howard Memorial Motocross Race at Nickota Motorsports Park on Bucks Run road, outside of Bedford. Cleveland and Debbie Howard opened the track a year ago and have been hosting practices for aspiring racers throughout the summer. Along with being the first race to honor their

  • Carroll tops Gallatin in tight...

    When the Carroll County Lady Panthers and Gallatin County’s Lady Wildcats meet on the volleyball court spectators can expect a real cat fight. The Lady Panthers (4-8) hosted their neighboring rivals on Thursday. Each contest went down to the wire before Carroll triumphed 25-23, 25-22. Exactly a month previously Gallatin had defeated the Lady Panthers in Warsaw by scores of 25-22 and 25-18

  • Carroll hosts cross country...

    Carroll County High School hosted a North Central Kentucky Conference cross country meet on Sept. 14 at General Butler State Resort Park. Walton-Verona took home the top honors in both boys’ and girls’ varsity competition. Trimble County was victorious in boys’ and girls’ junior varsity competitions. Carroll’s Panthers did not have enough runners to post team scor

  • Panthers soccer falls at home to...

    After playing three games in four days, fatigue may have played a factor in the Carroll County boys’ soccer team’s performance on Tuesday Sept. 14. The home team (8-3-2) lost to Walton-Verona 2-0, snapping a seven-game winning streak and the opportunity to win the conference championship outright. The Panthers still have the opportunity to be named co-champions with Walton-Verona and

  • Panthers hold on to win on the...

    Leading up to their contest Friday night, Walton-Verona held an edge over visiting Carroll County even before they stepped on to the football field: the emotional edge. Friday was the first game under the new lights at the Bearcats’ home field, and they had had two weeks to prepare for the Panthers, who were still recovering from their loss the previous week to Kentucky Country Day. Despi

  • Girls, boys teams show well at...

    St. Xavier’s Tiger Run is annually one of the top opening-day races in the state of Kentucky. The meet was held this year at the River Road Country Club in Louisville, Ky.  Twelve boys teams and 14 girls teams listed in the KyTrackXC.com preseason rankings were among the field to compete. The race also included top-ranked teams fr

  • Raiders play strong, but can...

     After last week’s 20-12 loss to Magoffin County, the Raiders came home on Aug. 26 to face off against Bishop Brossart. Despite some well-executed and aggressive offensive and defensive plays, the Raiders suffered another loss, this time 42-6.

    The Alexandria, Ky., Mustangs, one of nine schools with a 2-0 record so far in Class 1A, won it’s first game against Betsy Layne High School the previous week. Next up for the Raiders is an away game against the Henry County Wildcats starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3.

  • Youngest runners compete at...

    The Trimble County Middle/Elementary School Cross Country team traveled to the state capital Wednesday, Aug. 25, to compete in the Frankfort Archives All-Comers Meet. Other teams competing included Bondurant Middle, Elkhorn Middle, Frankfort Christian, Christ the King Middle, Good Shepard Middle, Frankfort Middle and East Jessa