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Today's News

  • Panthers golf wins All ‘A,’ advance to state tourney

    The Carroll County Panthers golf team won the regional All ‘A’ tournament Aug. 28, at Cardinal Hills Golf Course in Trimble County and will compete in the state tournament Saturday, Sept. 6, at Eagle’s Nest Golf Course in Somerset on Saturday. Carroll County High School will hold a pep rally Thursday at 2:30 p.m. to honor the team.

  • Volleyball players share love of reading with Cartmell students
  • Carroll falls just short against Collins

    It was a tense and exciting atmosphere at Panther Field Aug. 28, as the Panthers soccer team took on visiting Collins High School. Down 2-1, with time running out, sophomore Guillermo Cruz scored the tying goal off a rebound in front of the goal with about two minutes left. Unfortunately for the Panthers, the elation would not last, as the Titans’ Alberto Bautista scored the winning goal, 3-2.

    “It was a great, great team effort tonight,” head coach Ben Crutcher said. “The boys played really well, especially being down two starters.”

  • Girls Golf | Sept. 4, 2014

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers golf team participated in the All ‘A’ tournament Aug. 28, at Cardinal Hills Golf Course in Trimble County, placing fourth.

    Freshman Ciara Hamilton led the team, shooting a 102. Senior Jadyn Bailey, 112, and junior Natalie Bennett, 113, competed for second and third place on the team. Eighth grader Amelia Napier shot a 136 in her first career 18-hole tournament, while sophomore Taylor Napier shot a 140.

  • Coach sees improvement, but girls soccer falls 11-1 to Grant County

    While it does not show on the scoreboard, the Lady Panthers soccer team is showing improvement. Carroll County met a formidable opponent Aug. 27, in the Grant County Lady Braves and lost 11-1.

    “Very proud of the girls for the simple fact that while the scores have not been great they, as a team, have really kept their composure and their attitudes are really in check,” head coach Greg Damron said. “They’re really positive. Even though we got beat by 10, they didn’t get down on themselves.”

  • GOP vows to cut taxes, fight Medicaid expansion

    By Tom Loftus

    The Courier-Journal

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky House Republicans vowed Tuesday to cut taxes and fight the expansion of Medicaid under Obamacare if they win a majority in the chamber in this November’s elections.

    Other priorities of the House GOP — blocked by the Democratic majority during recent sessions — will be passage of a so-called ‘Right to work’ bill and the establishment of panels of healthcare experts to review medical malpractice allegations before they go to court.

  • Lady Panthers drop match to Lady Titans

    The Collins Lady Titans jumped out early on the Lady Panthers in both games, winning the match Aug. 27, 25-13, 25-19.

    “Tonight, my team lacked drive. Our covering was not where it needed to be because they had a really good outside hitter, [senior Michaela Staudemire,]” head coach Lynn Eaglin said. “I believe she got six kills per game on us, and we just weren’t in our spots.”

    Collins took off in game one with a 6-0 lead, and the Lady Panthers were not able to catch up. 

  • Catching up on the good ‘ole days
  • Lady Panthers earn first win of season

    Carroll County volleyball traveled to Eminence Aug. 28, and returned home with a 3-0 district win. The Lady Panthers won 25-19, 25-13, 25-21.
    Kelly Layton led the team with 10 kills, followed by Karly Prosser with six.
    Stevie Ogburn led the team in serving, hitting 14-14 with four aces. Abby Miracle also had four aces and 23 set assists. Prosser and Allie Simmons also served three aces.

  • Panthers lose to Henry, 48-13

    Carroll County committed six turnovers – five fumbles and a backward pass picked up by Henry County – in its 48-13 road loss Friday, Aug. 29.

    “We can’t win with six turnovers,” head coach Mike Weedman said Tuesday.

    Big plays also kept the Panthers out of the game, as the Wildcats converted on numerous third downs to keep the drive alive. Weedman said they ran a lot of sweep plays around the edges, something the Panthers need to improve on defending moving forward.