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High School Sports

  • 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.

  • Carroll County Alumni Basketball

    Carroll County Panthers boys basketball team is hosting an alumni game at 7p.m. Nov. 29, at Carroll County High School. Participants must have played basketball for Carroll County High School. 

  • Alumni Basketball
  • Greendevils best Panthers, 30-22

    Mistakes proved to be too costly for the Carroll County High School football team, as the Panthers dropped their season-ender 30-22 to Dayton on the road.

    The Panthers committed three turnovers in the game and could not take advantage of their opportunities.

    “We had opportunities, and we just didn’t capitalize off of them,” head coach Mike Weedman said.

    The game was tied 16-16 at the half, with Carroll’s touchdowns coming from two runs by junior Cameron Rose.

  • CCHS cheerleaders take third at competition

    Carroll County High School cheerleaders finished third in a recent cheerleading competition.

    The Northern Kentucky Cheerleading Coaches Association sponsored an In-Game competition.

    A three-person team judged the cheer squads during the first half of a football game. Carroll was evaluated during the Gallatin County game.

    Teams are judged for their game performance of various cheers; sidelines, band dances, jumps, tumbling, stunts, spirit and safety. 

  • Lady Panthers win district title, host regional

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers played with passion and swept Henry County 3-0 (25-12, 25-18, 25-16) to win the 31st District championship Oct. 23. For the first time in school history, Carroll County will host the 8th Region volleyball tournament. The Lady Panthers will play Tuesday, Oct. 28, against North Oldham.

  • Panthers defeat Raiders with last-second score

    By TODD POLLOCK

    Landmark News Service

    Carroll County put a damper on Trimble County’s Homecoming night, winning on a last-second quarterback sneak by junior Cameron Rose to win the game, 34-30.

    Carroll County’s defensive line held strong against host Trimble County to force the Raiders to give up the ball on downs on their last possession of the game. Trailing 30-28, the Panthers used the final two minutes of the game to drive into scoring position and win the game.

  • Season ends at Regionals for Lady Panthers volleyball team

    Unfortunately for the Lady Panthers volleyball team, they will have to wait until next year for another shot at their first 8th Region win. Carroll County lost 3-0 to Oldham County in the opening round Tuesday, Oct. 28, at Carrollton.

    The Lady Colonels shell shocked the Lady Panthers in game one, running away with a 25-5 win. The Lady Panthers recovered in game two, but could not take advantage of their opportunities, falling 25-15. Oldham County took game three 25-9 for the sweep.

  • Three-Peat: Panthers soccer wins 31st District title

    Three. That was the magic number for the Carroll County boys soccer team Thursday, Oct. 16, at Gallatin County.

    Three goals by junior Alex Burns led to a 3-1 victory for the Panthers, the third win this season over Henry County, good enough for Carroll’s third straight 31st District Championship.