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High School Sports

  • Lady Panthers take down Lady Cats, 46-34

    The Lady Panthers kicked up their defensive pressure in the second quarter, outscoring the Lady Wildcats, 14-7, to take a 21-20 halftime lead. Carroll County (3-9) would not trail again, breaking their eight-game skid with a 46-34 victory Wednesday night.

    “We told the girls at halftime, right there at the end of the second quarter, we took the lead because of two things: we pressured the ball and we pushed the ball,” head coach Paul Stone said.

  • Carroll boys finish in fourth in NAS Classic tourney

    North American Stainless Classic hosts Carroll County hoped to go undefeated and win its tournament championship. But after a huge first-round win over Calvary Christian, the Panthers stumbled against Spencer County and Henry County to finish in fourth place.

    Thursday: Carroll County defeated Calvary Christian, 69-20

  • Girls 0-3 at South Warren

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers traveled to South Warren High School Dec. 26-28 for the FNB Holiday Bash, but were unable to return home with a win.

    Head coach Paul Stone said the girls were flat in the first two games of the tournament, but played well in the final game.

  • Panthers take third in Bracken Co. tourney

    The Carroll County Panthers basketball team won two of three games to finish third in the Bracken County Holiday Classic, held Dec. 26-28. The tournament started off on a high note, as the Panthers got a big win over the Bracken County Polar Bears (6-3), 72-60.

    Head coach Carroll Yager praised the effort of senior transfer Blake Kruzan who posted a double-double with 15 points and 15 rebounds and tying Austin Crowell with a team-high four steals. “Blake played the best game he has all year for us,” Yager said.

  • Moore NCKC Player of the Week
  • Lady Panthers drop home game to Shelby

    A 12-4 third-quarter comeback was not enough to pull out a win for the Lady Panthers Dec. 21. The girls lost 47-37 to the visiting Shelby County Lady Rockets.

    The Lady Panthers were down 30-19 at the half, but outscored the Lady Rockets in the third to cut the lead to three, 34-31. Unfortunately for the home team, they could not keep up that momentum down the stretch.

    Shelby junior Katie Hudgens and sophomore Justus Martin led all scorers with 12 points each.

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  • Road unfriendly for Carroll girls, boys basketball

    Girls struggle from the outside in loss

    Double-digit second and third quarters helped Henry County (5-1) pull away from the visiting Carroll County Lady Panthers (2-3), as the Lady Cats won 35-26 Dec. 17.

    “They did a nice job on defense of forcing us to shoot lots of outside shots,” head coach Paul Stone said in an email. “We didn’t make very many [shots] and no threes. We need to push the ball more to try and create easier scoring opportunities.”

  • Girls fall 56-33 to Jaguars

    The Lady Panthers scored just nine points in the second half, falling 56-33 to East Jessamine Saturday at home.

    “East Jessamine was a very good team,” head coach Paul Stone said in an e-mail. “We held them below their 74 points per game average, but were unable to convert some of our shots in the second half.”

    The Lady Panthers handled the press well early on, which led to some easy shots, Stone said. However, the team failed to make a run in the second half. “We never could score two possessions in a row,” he said.

  • Panthers run out of magic in tight contest with Rebels

    It just wasn’t meant to be Friday night for the Carroll County Panthers. Senior Jacob Wise hit two game-tying shots – one at the end of regulation and the other at the end of the first overtime – to send the game into double-overtime, but the Panthers were unable to come away with the victory, losing 63-61 to the visiting Owen County Rebels.