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High School Sports

  • Volleyball falls to Walton-Verona

    The Lady Panthers volleyball team showed some fight in game two, but otherwise had a poor performance Monday against a tough Walton-Verona squad, falling 2-0 (25-8, 25-16).

    “We definitely played the second game better than the first game,” head coach Lynn Eaglin said. “[The girls] came out timid. Walton’s got some really good outside and attack hitters, and we couldn’t capitalize on the blocks.”

    Carroll kept the game within reach early, highlighted by an Abby Evans kill, but two serving streaks put the game out of reach.

  • Panthers fall to Frankfort, 2-1

    Carroll County fell to Frankfort 2-1 in a boys soccer match Saturday, Sept. 17.

    The match was a tale of two halves as the first half played out fairly evenly, with Carroll and Frankfort tied 1-1 at the break.

    The match started out with both teams taking runs at the goal in the first few minutes without any success.

    Carroll County senior David Marshall had three runs that ended with shot attempts, but the Frankfort keeper was able to keep him from scoring.

  • Football Panthers fall to Kentucky Country Day, 50-21

    It was a tough night for the Carroll County Panthers’ football team, as they fell to the visiting Kentucky Country Day Bearcats, 50-21, Sept. 9.

    “Going in, we knew KCD was going to be a tough opponent,” head coach Lee Downey said. “We did the best we could to prepare. They have a number of athletes that are being looked at at the college level.”

  • Belcher competes at state
  • Halftime honors for the KU crew
  • XC girls run at Grant Invitational

    The Carroll County High School girls cross country team competed in the Grant County Invitational Sept. 3. Haley Dermon finished with a time of 24 minutes 22.2 seconds, followed by Sarah Marshall with a time of 25 minutes 35.8 seconds. Savanna Martinez, Lauren Cox and Abby Blankenship finished close together in the race. Martinez finished in 33 minutes 3.5 seconds, Cox finished in 33 minutes 33.1 seconds and Blankenship finished in 34 minutes 14.1 seconds.

  • Volleyball defeats Williamstown, falls to Trimble at All ‘A’

    Positive attitudes, communication and hustle were three of the things head coach Lynn Eaglin saw from her team in their win Saturday over Williamstown. The Lady Panthers defeated the Lady Demons 2-0 (25-18, 25-19) in the first round of the All ‘A’ Tournament at Carroll County High School.

    “I think they played really well,” she said. “Their communication, keeping their heads up, you didn’t see that domino effect of once they get down they stay down. They were able to keep their momentum.”

  • Lady Raiders top visiting Lady Panthers, 2-0

    Experience and size were cited by both coaches as keys to Trimble County’s 2-0 win (25-9, 25-10) over visiting Carroll County in high school volleyball action Aug. 29.

  • Carroll drops heartbreaker to Gallatin in five sets

    Two evenly-matched teams took to the floor Thursday, Sept. 1, in a district matchup that required the full distance of five sets before the winner was determined. In the end it was the visiting Gallatin County Lady Wildcats who persevered, winning 3-2 over Carroll County.

  • Panthers unable to defend All ‘A’ title, lose to Walton-Verona, 3-1

    Looking to defend its 8th Region All ‘A’ title, the Panthers soccer team suffered a disappointing 3-1 loss to Walton-Verona Thursday. Carroll County defeated Walton-Verona, 4-3, in last year’s championship game–the Panthers’ first win over the Bearcats since 2007–but could not make it two in a row.

    Walton-Verona defeated Gallatin County, 3-0, in the championship game Saturday at Owen County High School.