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Today's Sports

  • Kentucky Speedway bustling to...

    An exhaustive construction effort is underway at Kentucky Speedway to get ready for next July’s inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at the track.
    Speedway Motorsports, Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bruton Smith announced in August that the Gallatin County facility had been awarded a July 9 date on the 2011 Sprint Cup schedule. SMI owns the track that has hosted the Indy Racing League and NASCAR’s Nationwide and trucks series since 2001.

  • CCHS cross country finishes...

    In the final meet of the cross country season, the Lady Panthers ran a great race, finishing just outside of the automatic qualifying times for State. Freshman Kelsey Ogden led the team finishing 24th with a time of 24 minutes and 46 seconds. Junior Brittany Arvin came in 26th place, followed by junior Andrea Hardesty in 27th and eighth grader Kirsten Arvin in 28th place.

  • 2010 season ends for Carroll...

    Big plays spoiled Carroll County’s chances of winning a playoff game this season, as the Panthers fell 55-17 to the Holy Cross (Covington) Indians at Scott High School Friday night.

    “They weren’t as good as I thought, but love to have that one back, love to have that game back,” Carroll County head coach Mike Weedman said.

    Weedman said there were four mistakes by his team that changed the course of the ball game.

  • Unlimited hydroplanes due at...

    The Hoegh Dubai, carrying the H1 Unlimited Hydroplane fleet, was to arrive in Doha, Qatar on Thursday, Nov. 4 (Friday, Nov. 5 in Qatar), according to the Web site www.h1unlimited.com.

    The hydroplanes are in the Middle East for the Qatar Marine Sports Federation’s 2010 Oryx Cup UIM World Championship. The event will be held November 18-20 on Doha Bay.

  • Oh Boy! Oberto/Miss Madison wins...

    Madison’s city-owned Unlimited hydroplane U-1 Oh Boy! Oberto, driven by Steve David, capped a near-perfect weekend by winning the 60th running of the Indiana Governor’s Cup Race over the July 4th weekend.

     

  • Kentucky Speedway will host...

    With a Sprint Cup race car as a backdrop and surrounded by NASCAR and state government dignitaries, Speedway Motorsports Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bruton Smith announced that Kentucky Speedway will play host to its inaugural 400-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Saturday, July 9, 2011.

  • Panthers close regular season...

    Carroll County overcame a few obstacles en route to a 52-20 blowout win over Dayton for a road win Friday.

    While the final score might indicate an easy game it wasn’t a case of the Panthers totally annihilating their hosts on both ends of the field. Carroll County made some mistakes that Head Coach Mike Weedman and his staff will be looking to correct before the Panthers enter post-season play this Friday.

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  • Runnin' Raiders rock NCKC...

    Trimble County Park was the scene for this year’s North Central Kentucky Conference cross-country championship race, drawing runners from Williamstown, Walton-Verona and Gallatin, Owen, Carroll, Henry and Trimble counties. Traditionally, with several state-ranked a very competitive conference title race, the battle was on between the athletes from those schools. This week was no exc

  • Raiders prevail in Trimble...

    More than 540 athletes ranging from kindergarten to high school seniors competed Saturday, Oct. 9, in the second Trimble County Cross-Country Invitational at Trimble County Park. The athletes represented schools from Lexington, Burgin, Newport, Louisville, Oldham County, Carroll County, Owen County, Gallatin County, Frankfort and Eminence. In a repeat of last year’s invitational, the No.