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High School Sports

  • Bombs away: Long’s five treys help propel Raiders to 15-point victory

    Trimble County’s experience and shooting were too much for Carroll County’s team to handle, winning on the road, 57-42, Dec. 4.

    The Raiders shot 54 percent from the field, compared to just 29 percent for the Panthers. Raiders senior Evan Long nailed six 3-pointers (5-6 in the first half) to lead all scorers with 19 points.

    Isaiah Hogan led the Panthers with 17 points, five rebounds and three steals.

  • Chance of a win slips away from Lady Panthers in fourth quarter

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders survived a second-half threat from host Carroll County Friday, Dec. 5, outscoring them 13-8 in the fourth quarter to win, 41-32. The Lady Panthers pulled within two points off a drive to the basket by Natalie Bennett in the fourth quarter’s opening seconds. Trimble went on a 9-2 run to secure their lead and then milked the clock for the win.

  • Panthers have balanced scoring effort in 60-40 win over Brown

    The Carroll County Panthers took care of business Tuesday night, defeating the visiting Brown Bears, 60-40, for their first win of the 2014-15 campaign.

    The Panthers connected from 3-point range early and jumped out to a 20-5 lead at the end of the first quarter. But the Bears would not go away quietly, starting the second quarter off on a 10-0 run. Panthers head coach Carroll Yager said his team became too content relying on the 3-point shot and stopped attacking the rim.

  • On The Road | Dec. 11, 2014

    Groseclose scores career-high in Lloyd Memorial win

    Junior Miranda Groseclose poured in a career-high 32 points Dec. 6, to beat Lloyd Memorial on the road, 54-43. The Lady Panthers led the entire way and overcame poor free throw shooting early on for an eight-point halftime lead, Head Coach Paul Stone said in an e-mail. Groseclose knocked down 7-8 free throws in the final two minutes to seal the win.

  • Panthers drop opener to Lloyd Memorial

    Carroll County Panthers basketball lost their season opener Tuesday at Lloyd Memorial, 71-61. Up by two at the end of the first quarter, Lloyd Memorial outscored Carroll County 23-16 in the second quarter.

    Isaiah Hogan led all scorers with 21 points. Taylor Schirmer scored 14 points, followed by Jackson “Boo” Donahue, 10 points; Austin Crank, seven points; Evan McMahan, six points; and Jacob Evans, three points. McMahan led the Panthers in assists with four, while Hogan, Evans and Schirmer all grabbed a team-leading five rebounds.

  • Carroll Boys and Girls Basketball Scrimmage
  • Yellow Jacket football, district volleyball and soccer champions honored
  • Ladies will play up-temp style

    Lone senior center Lauren Moore will control the lane and anchor a Lady Panthers team returning six players this season with quality varsity experience.

    “We’re gong to have better overall team speed, which will allow us to press more, which will allow for up tempo-type games, we’re hoping,” third-year head coach Paul Stone said.

    Despite graduating four seniors from last season’s squad, the Lady Panthers have eight letter-winners returning, six of whom played considerable minutes.

  • Shooting will be boys’ strength

    After graduating five seniors, including four starters, the Carroll County High School boys basketball team will look to new faces to step up this season.

    One of those will be Taylor Schirmer, the Panthers’ lone senior. Schirmer played minutes in quite a few games last season and has been working on his shooting and overall game in the offseason, head coach Carroll Yager said. “He’s one of those players that will put a great deal of energy in getting loose balls and rebounds,” he said.

  • Football season ends in opening round of playoffs

    First-half shortcomings ultimately hurt the Carroll County Panthers’ bid for a second straight Class 2A playoff win Friday, losing 54-32 to Lloyd Memorial at Panther Field.

    On their first two possessions, the Panthers converted on fourth down once, but could not convert a second time, turning the ball over on downs. This helped the Juggernauts pull away early for a 21-0 lead.