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High School Sports

  • Lady Panthers hold off Lady Rebels, 49-42

    Carroll County Lady Panthers have made Carrollton a tough place for the Owen County Lady Rebels to play the last couple of years as Carroll County posted a 49-42 win Dec. 8.

    Both teams played deliberate styles as Carroll settled into a two-three zone in the first half. Owen County had a possession that took almost three minutes off the clock in the first half.

  • Carroll falls to Oldham

    Carroll County Lady Panthers lost their first game of the season, 69-35, when they ran into a tough Oldham County team Dec. 9. The teams squared off in the Ronald McDonald Classic at Oldham County. Carroll County head coach Ron Henderson was an assistant coach at Oldham County before coaching at Carroll.

  • Carroll picks up district win over Owen

    It wasn’t always pretty, but, in the end, it was a win over a 31st District rival, as the Carroll County Panthers defeated the visiting Owen County Rebels 53-40 Dec. 8.

    Head coach Brian Crank expressed his disappointment during his post-game interview on his team’s lack of execution, particularly to start the game. “Overall execution wasn’t there; it wasn’t very crisp,” he said. “It wasn’t there for whatever reason, but it was a win. Last year if we had played that bad, we would have got beat.”

  • Lady Panthers win season opener in overtime, 61-55

    Carroll County girls’ basketball head coach Ron Henderson picked up his first victory as a head coach as Carroll County opened the season with a 61-55 overtime victory over Western Hills, Nov. 29.

    “It was pretty stressful,” Henderson said of this first victory as varsity head coach. “It seemed like Western Hills would be ready to put us away and we would answer back. We seemed to get the big rebounds especially in the second half.”

  • Panthers unable to close out the win over Lloyd in opener

    Second chance points off of offensive rebounds was the story of the game, as the Carroll County Panthers dropped their season opener to Lloyd Memorial, 58-49, Nov. 28. Carroll County led by eight points with almost five minutes left in the third quarter, but were outscored 34-15 the rest of the way.

  • Cole scores game-high 23 as Panthers roll to win

    Carroll County took round one of the Carroll-Trimble border war with a 75-59 win over the visiting Raiders.

    Carroll jumped out to an early 8-0 lead as freshman Keishaun Mumphrey started the scoring with a pair of free throws, sophomore Wyatt Supplee scored four points and senior Braedyn Cole added a basket to complete the run.

    Sophomore Reese Webster knocked down a three-pointer for Trimble’s first points.

  • Zone causes fits; Aulbach shines with 25 points and 19 rebounds

    The young Trimble County Lady Raiders came out swinging Friday night, but were tripped up by Carroll County’s zone, as the Lady Panthers won the game, 45-33, Dec. 1. Carroll County senior Abigail Aulbach had a huge night, posting 25 points and 19 rebounds to lead both teams.

  • Black and Gold
  • Crank sees Panthers displaying ‘improved team chemistry’

    Carroll County boys basketball head coach Brian Crank was shaking his head after basketball practice, Nov. 20. “We did some good things at our Nov. 18 scrimmage at Covington Holy Cross,” Crank said. “Then we came out and had an awful practice today, no one was focused.”

    Crank said he was pleased with scrimmage, especially the second half. “They listened at half time and rebounded better, played better defense and reduced the number of turnovers,” he said. “All the things a team has to do win.”

  • Girls welcome new head coach; look to run an up-tempo style

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers open the 2017-18 season with a new head coach at the helm, as Ron Henderson takes over for CCHS athletic director Paul Stone. Henderson has 11 years of girls basketball coaching experience in Oldham County, including as the Oldham County High School JV head coach.