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High School Sports

  • Wins over Henry and Owen have Carroll 2-0 in district

    Carroll County Lady Panthers jumped out 5-0 on 31st District rival Henry County, holding the Lady Wildcats scoreless for the first five minutes of the game.

    Henry County’s Haley Miles put in two free throws for the only points of the quarter as Carroll led12-2.

    Carroll pounded the ball inside for the quarter as all its field goals were within 8 feet of the basket.

  • Basketball Brief | Dec. 18, 2014

     Boys Basketball

    Carroll County boys basketball came home from Owen County Dec. 11 with a 63-42 loss in a 31st district matchup.

    Owen jumped out to 21-7 lead at the end of the first quarter and added two more points to the lead 39-23 the half. Carroll played Owen to within five points in the second half.

  • Panthers prevail with 51-48 OT win over district foe Henry Co.

    Carroll County’s young boys basketball team took a giant stride forward in the 51-48 overtime victory over 31st District opponent Henry County.

    With Carroll County graduating the majority of its game minutes the team only had one player on the floor in the overtime that had been in that type of game.

    “This was the first time that most of these guys had been in that situation,” Carroll County head coach Carroll Yager said. “ This was our fifth game of the season and we had not been in game like this.”

  • Panthers score just two in 2Q, fall to Gallatin

    Carroll County went seven minutes without scoring a basket in the first half, leading to a 60-39 defeat to Gallatin County Saturday, Dec. 20. The Panthers scored a basket to tie the Wildcats, 10-10, with 2:21 to go in the first quarter, but did not see the ball go through the net again until the 3:33 mark in the second quarter. A reverse layup by Isaiah Hogan was the Panthers’ only score of the quarter.

  • Gallatin outscores host Carroll in second half to win, 42-33

    For one half, it appeared Carroll County might accomplish a feat they had not achieved in almost exactly four years – defeat Gallatin County. The Lady Wildcats trailed 20-16 at halftime, but doubled up in the third quarter, outscoring the Lady Panthers 16-10 to take the lead and hold on in the fourth quarter for the 42-33 win, Dec. 19.

  • Bombs away: Long’s five treys help propel Raiders to 15-point victory

    Trimble County’s experience and shooting were too much for Carroll County’s team to handle, winning on the road, 57-42, Dec. 4.

    The Raiders shot 54 percent from the field, compared to just 29 percent for the Panthers. Raiders senior Evan Long nailed six 3-pointers (5-6 in the first half) to lead all scorers with 19 points.

    Isaiah Hogan led the Panthers with 17 points, five rebounds and three steals.

  • Chance of a win slips away from Lady Panthers in fourth quarter

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders survived a second-half threat from host Carroll County Friday, Dec. 5, outscoring them 13-8 in the fourth quarter to win, 41-32. The Lady Panthers pulled within two points off a drive to the basket by Natalie Bennett in the fourth quarter’s opening seconds. Trimble went on a 9-2 run to secure their lead and then milked the clock for the win.

  • Panthers have balanced scoring effort in 60-40 win over Brown

    The Carroll County Panthers took care of business Tuesday night, defeating the visiting Brown Bears, 60-40, for their first win of the 2014-15 campaign.

    The Panthers connected from 3-point range early and jumped out to a 20-5 lead at the end of the first quarter. But the Bears would not go away quietly, starting the second quarter off on a 10-0 run. Panthers head coach Carroll Yager said his team became too content relying on the 3-point shot and stopped attacking the rim.

  • On The Road | Dec. 11, 2014

    Groseclose scores career-high in Lloyd Memorial win

    Junior Miranda Groseclose poured in a career-high 32 points Dec. 6, to beat Lloyd Memorial on the road, 54-43. The Lady Panthers led the entire way and overcame poor free throw shooting early on for an eight-point halftime lead, Head Coach Paul Stone said in an e-mail. Groseclose knocked down 7-8 free throws in the final two minutes to seal the win.

  • Panthers drop opener to Lloyd Memorial

    Carroll County Panthers basketball lost their season opener Tuesday at Lloyd Memorial, 71-61. Up by two at the end of the first quarter, Lloyd Memorial outscored Carroll County 23-16 in the second quarter.

    Isaiah Hogan led all scorers with 21 points. Taylor Schirmer scored 14 points, followed by Jackson “Boo” Donahue, 10 points; Austin Crank, seven points; Evan McMahan, six points; and Jacob Evans, three points. McMahan led the Panthers in assists with four, while Hogan, Evans and Schirmer all grabbed a team-leading five rebounds.