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High School Sports

  • Carroll pulls out one-run win over Owen in nine innings

    It was the ultimate pitching and defensive battle Monday night between district foes Carroll and Owen. Scoreless through regulation, it took the international tiebreaker rule to get the offenses going. Both teams scored in the eighth, and it was senior Hannah Polley’s single to right field that was the game-winner, 2-1 Carroll County.

  • Baseball falls to Oldham

    Despite the lopsided final score against Oldham County, the Panthers showed improvement in their second week of the season. Carroll County scored first and was only down 7-3 heading into the seventh inning. The Colonels plated four in their final at-bats to make the final score 11-3.

  • Lady Panthers lose opener; Oldham bats too much

    On a cool and breezy Friday night, Carroll County opened its 2017 softball season with a 19-7 loss to visiting Oldham County.

    Oldham’s Payton Hamm opened the top of the first with a single. A stolen base and a double by Taylor Sheller gave Oldham a 1-0 lead. With two outs Haley Springer doubled to up the lead to 2-0. An error by Allie Beach allowed a third run to score before a ground out ended the inning.

  • Panthers drop opener to Shelby
  • CCHS track alums come back home to coach growing team

    The Carroll County track team has new but familiar faces on the coaching staff, as former Panther track athletes D’Anthony Collins and Lauren Holloway have taken over the coaching duties.

    Each team currently has six members. Holloway said she has been visiting students during lunch waves trying to recruit more athletes for the teams.

    The girls’ team is primarily made up of sprinters. Collins said at this time no one would be running a distance longer than 400 meters.

  • Carroll County baseball entering new era under Goins

    Carroll County High School baseball is heading into uncharted waters for the 2017 season. The Panthers lost their leadoff hitter, top pitcher, and defensive leaders to graduation and their former head coach resigned to spend more time watching his son play college baseball.

  • Carroll County softball looking to build on last year’s success

    Carroll County Lady Panther softball is looking to build on the successes of last year’s regional tournament appearance when Carroll appeared in the Eighth Regional Tournament for the first time since 2004.

    Carroll County ended last season 9-15, 8-11 record in the Eighth Region and 6-3 in the 31st District.

    “They had a taste of success last season,” Carroll County head coach Chelsie Roy said. “I want them to build on the momentum from the end of last season.”

  • 31st District All-Tournament Team

    Abigail Aulbach, Haley Dermon and Jenna Richmond were named to the 31st District All-Tournament Team. Evan McMahan was also named to the 31st District All-Tournament team.

  • Bearcats stop Panthers in Eighth Region tourney

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers ran into the sharpened claws of the Anderson County Lady Bearcats in a 56-20 loss in the first round of the Eighth Region girls’ basketball tournament, Feb. 27.

    The 30th District champions had been on a roll, averaging slightly more than 24-point wins in their last five games since a 51-50 road loss to Walton-Verona, Feb. 11.

    Anderson’s defensive pressure created four turnovers on Carroll’s first five possessions as Anderson jumped out to a 9-0 lead in the first five minutes.

  • Spring Sports Preview - Tennis

    “Have fun” will be the mantra of this year’s Carroll County High School tennis team, as the girls’ five seniors enjoy their final season and the boys’ team continues to grow.

    Four of the team’s five seniors–Kendall Conley, Taylor Courtney, Jessi Dermon and Emilee Walker–have played for head coach Juan Fernandez since sixth grade. Fellow senior Ashley Davidson joined the team freshman year.