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High School Sports

  • Lady Panthers lose in opening round of All-A tournament

    Carroll County Lady Panthers held a three-point lead with 1:37 to go, but committed three turnovers and were outscored 8-0 by the Williamstown Lady Demons to ultimately lose 51-46 in the first round of the 8th Region All A Tournament Wednesday, Jan. 15.

    It was the Lady Panthers’ fifth-straight loss to the Lady Demons, with the last win coming Feb. 11, 2011.

  • Panthers Basketball | Jan. 23, 2014

    Panthers end losing streak with home win

    Carroll County shot 52 percent from the field in its 76-54 victory over visiting Evangel Christian on Monday, Jan. 13.

    The two teams looked to be headed for a shootout, posting 44 points in the first quarter. Carroll County led 23-21 and gradually extended its lead each quarter. The Panthers (7-8) outscored the Eagles (4-7) 38-24 in the second half.

    Sophomore Isaiah Hogan came off the bench and scored all 16 of his points in the first half, including 4-8 from 3-point range.

  • Backcourt pressure defense leads to Carroll turnovers

    The Lady Panthers struggled against the Gallatin County full-court pressure defense, which prevented them from getting into their offensive sets. The team committed 25 turnovers on the night, losing 68-33 Friday night.

    Carroll County (3-10) fell behind early, 9-2. But following a timeout, they went on an 8-2 run on 3-pointers by Kayla Williamson and Miranda Groseclose and a bucket on the block by Lauren Moore, forcing a Gallatin County timeout with 2:26 left in the first quarter. Gallatin (9-5) matched Carroll with an 8-2 run of their own to end the quarter up 19-12.

  • Panthers struggle finishing the game, lose to Henry

    With about five minutes to go in the fourth quarter, the Carroll County Panthers held a seven-point lead over district foe Henry County. But the Panthers’ offense went cold and were outscored 17-2 the rest of the way, losing 55-47 Wednesday – an almost identical score to their matchup just four days earlier in the North American Stainless Classic.

  • Missed shots inside, free throws contribute to loss

    Fifteen. That’s the number of shots from one foot away from the basket and the number of free throws the Panthers missed Friday night against Gallatin County. The end result was a 15-point homecoming-night loss in front of a packed house.

  • 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