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High School Sports

  • Carroll wins over Henry to earn top district seed

    Carroll County volleyball secured the No. 1 seed in the 31st District Tournament Sept. 30, with a 3-1 victory over Henry County. The Lady Panthers ran away with game one, 25-7, before the Lady Cats battled back to take game two, 25-17. The Lady Panthers rebounded and won games three and four - 25-17,  25-15 - to win the match.

    “I just think all around, they just played well,” head coach Lynn Eaglin said. “That one game got us … [but] we were able to pull it out. They looked good.”

  • Panthers take win at Gallatin into bye

    Heavy rains could not dampen the Panthers’ spirits Friday night, as Carroll County came home from Warsaw with a win, 40-28, over Gallatin County, ending a five-game losing streak. The Panthers will take this momentum into their bye week, giving them two weeks to prepare for their remaining three games – district matchups against Owen County and Trimble County and a season finale at Dayton.

  • Slow start hurts Carroll’s chances as Henry wins, 5-0

    The Lady Cats jumped out to an early lead on the Lady Panthers Thursday, ultimately winning 5-0, Sept. 25. The Lady Panthers continue to improve, but could not match Henry County’s offense.

  • Volleyball pulls out 3-2 win

    It came down to the wire, but the Lady Panthers volleyball team squeaked out a win over visiting Williamstown Sept. 24, 3-2, by scores of 25-20, 16-25, 18-25, 25-17, 15-11. Overall, Carroll outscored Williamstown by just one point, 99-98.

    Head coach Lynn Eaglin said the win was “a morale booster,” and evened out the team’s record at 8-8. The girls lost to the Lady Demons earlier in the season in five games as well.

  • Walton-Verona first half scoring puts win out of reach for Carroll, 57-13

    Another tough opponent and another rough loss for the Carroll County Panthers football team. The Panthers opened 31st District play at home against Walton-Verona, losing 57-13.

  • Carroll boys golf second at NCKC

    The Panthers golf team finished in second place in the NCKC Tournament Sept. 23, at Sugar Bay. The boys shot 335, second to first place Owen County’s 318.

    Justin Ray, Chase Hartman and Levi Stephenson were named to the NCKC All-Tournament team. Ray tied for fifth place with a 79. Hartman tied for seventh place with 83, and Stephenson finished in ninth place with 84. Bryan Taylor shot an 89, while Clint Burgess shot a 97.

    The girls golf team also competed in the NCKC, finishing fifth with a 450. Individual results were not available by press time.

  • Panthers beat Wildcats in PKs

    In a border-rivalry matchup between district-unbeatens, it is only fitting that the winner should be decided by penalty kicks. It was the keeper who stepped up and sealed the deal for the Carroll County Panthers, but not with his gloves.

    Tied at 2-2 in penalty kicks, Panthers junior Cody Damron stepped up to the line and nailed the final kick of the night to win the game for Carroll County, 2-1, over Henry County, Sept. 25.

  • Marshall breaks school record for most goals in a game

    It must have felt like déjà vu for the Gallatin County boys soccer team, as they made the record books for the second year in a row – unfortunately for the wrong reasons.

    Carroll County boys soccer sophomore David Marshall broke the school record for most goals scored in a game against the Wildcats Sept. 18, putting six into the net. That broke the previous record of five set by Juan Badillo in 2010 at Garrard County and matched last year by Michael Hall against Gallatin County, almost exactly a year ago. The Panthers won the game, 6-1.

  • Volleyball shuts out Eminence

    The Lady Panthers volleyball team shut out the visiting Eminence Lady Warriors, 3-0, Thursday, Sept. 18. Carroll won by scores of 25-21, 25-14 and 26-24.

    Carroll started their fourth different rotation of the year after losing two players to season ending knee injuries. Senior Destiny Osborne was injured during the Homecoming powder puff game Sept. 11, while junior Madison Dawson was injured in the All ‘A’ championship game Sept. 20.

  • Carroll falls to Bellevue, 50-14

    Plagued by injuries, Carroll County could not match Bellevue offensively, losing, 50-14, at home Friday, Sept. 19.

    Junior quarterback Isaiah Hogan endured a back injury in the second quarter. He continued to play in pain, but on the last play before halftime, he took a huge sack that forced him out of the game. Head coach Mike Weedman said it was a muscular injury and believes his quarterback will recover.