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High School Sports

  • 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.

  • Boys win, will defend district title Thursday

    Carroll County boys soccer started the 31st District first round match against host Gallatin County in quicksand-mode before finishing strong with a 7-1 victory.

    Gallatin County’s Austin Steurer scored a goal within the first two minutes of the match. The Wildcats outhustled and worked harder than the Panthers in the first part of the first half.

  • 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.

  • Lady Raiders leave Carrollton with win, 2-0

    The Lady Panthers volleyball team struggled in their fifth different rotation of the season, losing 25-16, 25-18, to the visiting Lady Raiders Tuesday. The loss broke Carroll’s six-game winning streak.

    “We didn’t play great, but we played well enough to win,” Trimble head coach Ruth Staples said. “But we had some great plays too. I see great things, I just see a lot of silly mistakes. But, fortunately, we missed nine serves and still came out with a win, so I can’t complain. I have to be happy.”

  • Volleyball wins at Owen

    Carroll County volleyball traveled to Owen County Oct. 2 and returned home with a win. The win offset their lone district loss to Owen County Sept. 11.

    The win also extended Carroll’s winning streak to six matches.

    Carroll dropped the first set 13-25. The Lady Panthers had nine serve receiving errors while managing only 13 serves.

    Carroll won the next three sets 25-18, 25-16, 25-12 with a combined six serve receiving errors.

  • Carroll beats Frankfort, 2-1

    Carroll County High School boys soccer extended their win streak to seven games Thursday, Oct. 2, with a 2-1 win over visiting Frankfort High School.

    “Frankfort was a lot taller and bigger than I remember from last year,” head coach Ben Crutcher said. “I told the team this would be a tough game and a close game. I told them that this team was pretty good, and they were going to bring it.”

  • Boys golf seventh at regional tourney
  • Ladies win, 4-0