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High School Sports

  • Soccer season ends with Regional loss

    The Carroll County boys soccer team had high hopes that this would finally be the year they would break out and win their first 8th Region tournament game. Unfortunately, they will have to wait until next year to get another shot at it.

    The Panthers lost 5-0 to defending Regional Champion North Oldham Monday, Oct. 20, at the Shelby County Soccer Complex.

  • Win and advance: Carroll volleyball beats Gallatin, 3-1

    The Gallatin County volleyball team put up a fight on their home court, but ultimately the top-seeded Carroll County Lady Panthers prevailed, winning 3-1 (25-16, 19-25, 27-25, 27-25), in the 31st District Tournament Tuesday, Oct. 21.

    Carroll County will take on Henry County in the championship game at 7 p.m. Thursday at Gallatin County. Both teams also are guaranteed a game next week in the 8th Region Tournament.

  • Aguazul, Dermon named to NCKC team

    Guillermo Aguazul and Haley Dermon were named to the NCKC All-Conference Team. The meet was held Oct. 14, at Walton-Verona. Walton-Verona had the best team scores for both boys and girls.

  • Panthers football falls in tight game on senior night

    The Carroll County Panthers football team suffered a devastating loss Friday night, losing 43-39 to Owen County. It was Senior Night for Carroll’s class of 2015: Devin Dermon, Ramsey Gordon, Caleb Guenthner, Damien Hedger, Caleb McCarty and Tae Mumphrey.

    “Just a tough loss, it’s a real tough loss,” head coach Mike Weedman said. “I thought we were one stop away in the second half from getting the win, and we just couldn’t get that stop.

  • Volleyball sends five seniors out with win

    Carroll County volleyball seniors Kelly Layton, Stevie Ogburn, Destiny Osborne, Karly Prosser and Sabrina Young ended their regular season high school careers with a win Thursday on senior night. The Lady Panthers beat Lloyd Memorial, 3-1, avenging a season-opening 2-0 loss to the Lady Juggernauts. Ogburn did not play in that contest. 

  • Three-Peat: Panthers soccer wins 31st District title

    Three. That was the magic number for the Carroll County boys soccer team Thursday, Oct. 16, at Gallatin County.

    Three goals by junior Alex Burns led to a 3-1 victory for the Panthers, the third win this season over Henry County, good enough for Carroll’s third straight 31st District Championship.

  • Tennis fundraiser

    Carroll County High School will host a tennis tournament Oct. 24-26, at the county park. Cost is $10 per person for singles and $5 per person for doubles. There will be mixed doubles play if enough people sign up. There will be three age categories: middle school,  high school and adult.

    To sign up, contact CCHS tennis head coach Juan Fernandez by calling (859) 240-1462 or emailing at juanm.fernandez@ge.com, or pick up a form at the high school.

  • Soccer squads say goodbye to seniors

     It wasn’t the Panthers’ best game of the season, but the boys played well enough to win. Carroll County defeated Covington Latin, 1-0, Saturday, sending seniors Andres Baquero, Denis Perez and Logan Underwood out with a win.

    It was the team’s third game over the course of Fall Break, a period where the Panthers did not play their best soccer.

  • Soccer squads say goodbye to seniors

    Five Lady Panthers – Satori Drake, Teresa Garrett, Mackenzi Hawkins, Briana Herndon and Ashton Marksberry – played in their final home game for the Carroll County girls soccer team Saturday, Oct. 11. Unfortunately, the team could not pull a senior day win, losing 5-0 to Calvary Christian.

    The Lady Panthers strung together a number of runs on offense, but were not able to convert. Head coach Greg Damron said the girls worked really hard in practice on touches and improving their field awareness.

  • Lady Panthers season ends vs. Henry

    Girls soccer season came to a close with a 3-0 loss to Henry County in the opening round of 31st District play Monday, Oct. 13.

    Henry County’s Rachel Vegh scored the first of her three goals on a tipped shot as Miranda Groseclose got her foot on the ball, directing it away from goalie Mackenzi Hawkins.

    Vegh’s second goal came on a 40-yard free kick after Carroll was called for a handball. The kick landed in front of Hawkins and took a very short hop between her legs into the goal.