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High School Sports

  • Carroll runs at NCKC

    Williamstown hosted the North Central Kentucky Conference cross county meet where 94 runners competed for conference championships, Sept. 26.

    Owen County’s Allison Bourne was the girls’ individual champion with a time of 21:25 for the 3.2 mile course. Walton-Verona won the team championship with Owen County finishing second and Lloyd-Memorial in third.

    For Carroll County, Julieanna McCollum finished 27th with a time of 29:12 and Lauren Cox finished 38th with a time of 33:17.

  • Lady Panthers shut out Trimble, 2-0

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark News Service

    The border rivalry between the neighboring Carroll County Lady Panthers and the Trimble County Lady Raiders was played out on the volleyball court in Carrollton on Tuesday, Oct. 3, with the hosts taking a 2-0 win on scores of 25-12 and 25-14.

  • Season ends for Lady Panthers soccer team with district loss

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers soccer team ended its season on the wrong end of a 10-0 score in a game against Owen County in the semifinal game of the 31st District tournament at Henry County, Oct. 9.

    Head coach Josh Noble said his team had nothing to hang its head about. “This team tied the school record with four wins,” he said. “They placed third in the district for the first time.”

    He said he feels for his two seniors Caitlin Poe and Juliana Kinser because they would not be around for something special.

  • Panthers soccer recognizes seniors Amick, Tillette

    Carroll County High School boys soccer recognized its two seniors, Trystan Amick and Chris Tilette, Oct. 7. The Panthers were scheduled to play Villa Madonna in a make-up game, but neither team had enough players to play, so Carroll had an intrasquad scrimmage instead.

  • Football suffers tough loss to Owen

    Carroll County football lost a heartbreaker Thursday night, as Owen County drove 97 yards and scored a touchdown and extra point with 58 seconds to go to win, 21-20, in Owenton.

    “We just had individual breakdowns at key times that hurt us,” head coach Hunter Cantwell said. “I thought we played a good game against a very good football team, came out and did a lot of things well, but a lot of little things bit us in the rear and when you play a tough opponent like Owen, those things add up.”

  • Panthers shut out Raiders, 40-0, on Homecoming

    Carroll County’s defense pitched a shutout against Trimble County Friday, Sept. 29, as the Panthers took care of business with a 40-0 victory.

    “Defense played phenomenal,” Carroll head coach Hunter Cantwell said. “Coach [Justin] Franklin called a phenomenal game and guys played downhill all night and tackled well, stayed together when it looked like Trimble was going to put together a drive or two and kept them out of the end zone, so couldn’t be prouder of our defense.”

  • Panthers capture top seed with win

    It wasn’t a playoff game, but it sure felt like it.

    Carroll County clinched the No. 1 seed in the 31st District Tournament with a 1-0 win over Henry County Sept. 26. Senior Trystan Amick scored the game’s lone goal in the first half.

    “We accomplished our goal of being first in the district and we did it a game early, which is great,” head coach Kevin States said. “Last year we lost a game in districts, and we didn’t want to do that again. This was the team we needed to beat.”

  • Volleyball loses 3-0 to Eminence

    Carroll County drops a 31st District seed match Sept. 25, to Eminence 3-0 (22-25, 20-25, 16-25) as their record falls to 9-9 and 1-6 in district play.

    “We made a lot of mistakes in the beginning,” Carroll County head coach Lynn Eaglin said. “Too many of our passes stayed below the attack line limiting our attacks. We did not capitalize on our hits in the beginning.”

  • Volleyball falls to Owen, 3-1

    Mistakes piled up for the Lady Panthers in their 3-1 (19-25, 25-20, 16-25, 22-25) loss to Owen County Sept. 28.

    “Lots of silly mistakes,” head coach Lynn Eaglin said. “I can’t [complain about] lack of effort. It was there. We just made a few silly mistakes. We had some new people in new positions due to absences, and things like that will happen when they’re in a new role. We just couldn’t capitalize on anything because we kept making silly mistakes all around. … “It wasn’t just a couple people, it was all over.”

  • Carroll falls to Henry, 9-0

    The Lady Panthers soccer team lost 9-0 to Henry County Sept. 26. Henry County scored its first three goals within the first eight minutes of the game, putting Carroll County in a hole quickly. The first came after a defender was beat in a foot chase; the second off a rebounded missed shot that clanged off the side post; and the third after a free kick on Carroll’s end of the field was intercepted. Head coach Josh Noble said it was these “silly mistakes” that gave Henry the early lead.