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Today's News

  • Baseball Beat | May 1, 2013

    Panthers pound Warriors, 30-1

    John Michael Adams hit for the cycle in Carroll County’s 30-1 win over Eminence April 25. The junior third baseman was 6-6 at the plate, hitting three singles, a double, a triple and a home run, collecting six RBIs.

    Brandon Stewart also was perfect at the plate, 3-3 with two singles, a double and three RBIs. Zakk Hicks got one hit and made it count, a two-RBI home run.

  • CCHS basketball players honored for academic achievements

    The following Carroll County High School basketball players were named First Academic All-State: Kristen “Doodle” Amick, Jadyn Bailey, Natalie Bennett, Trey Boles, Austin Crowell, Raenah Hawkins, Taylor Hill, Isaiah Hogan, Makena Kindoll, Brad Osborne, Brandon Stewart, Kelly Wheeler and Jacob Wise.

    The following were named honorable mention: Chasity Burgin, Jackson Donahue, Jacob Evans, Teresa Garrett, Lauren Moore, Tatum McIntyre, Stevie Ogburn, Hannah Robbins and Sadie Smith. 

  • Ladies strike out vs. Gallatin in NCKC

    The third time was not the charm for the Lady Panthers, as mistakes proved costly in their 4-3 loss to Gallatin County Monday in the NCKC tournament. It was their third straight 4-3 loss to the Lady Wildcats this season.

    “We had the opportunity to win the game and stop some of these runs,” a disappointed head coach Dennis Hawkins said after the game. “Had we made the plays, we wouldn’t have lost it.”

  • Carroll tops Trimble for third time

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark News Service

    Carroll County’s Lady Panthers took advantage of an early lead to trip up the Trimble County Lady Raiders in high school softball for the third time this season, winning 12-4 Friday at Bedford.

    “They just got a jump on us and it’s hard to come back like that,” Trimble head coach Tonya Black said following the game.

  • Five tennis seniors honored

    The Carroll County High School tennis teams honored five seniors Monday night before their final home match of the regular season. The girls team graduated Lyndie Burns, Megan Harris, Pooja Patel and Andrea Williams, while the boys team graduated Thomas Hill.

    Unfortunately, Carroll was not able to bring home a win, losing to Oldham County 0-5 in both the boys and the girls matches.

  • Splish! Splash!

    Cartmell Elementary students who completed 24 language arts and 24 math lessons with a score of at least 70 percent earned admission into the Compass Carnival on April 25. Students enjoyed food, games, balloon animals and the chance to hit their teachers in the face with a pie or dunk them in a water tank.

  • Tree Planting
  • Baseball fundraiser for TCHS student waiting for double lung transplant

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark News Service

    Today’s game between the Carroll County Panthers and Trimble County Raiders at Trimble’s new athletic complex is a special fundraising event for a Trimble student who is on a waiting list for a double lung transplant. The game starts at 5 p.m.

    The Christopher Goodin Celebration will honor the 16-year-old and help contribute toward family expenses not covered by insurance, according to Trimble County head coach Frank Ragland.

  • Ready, Aim, Fire!
  • Students expand learning with video conferencing

    Carroll County students are working with NASA, watching surgeries and teaching students across the district from the comfort of their own classrooms.

    Through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Utilities Services Distance Learning and Telemedicine grant, Carroll County Schools purchased nine video conferencing systems for the district. The goal is to prepare students for the real world by providing these experiences, District Technology Coordinator Cindy Johann explained to the Board of Education at their meeting Thursday, April 25.