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High School Sports

  • Girls soccer shuts out Southern 10-0

    The Lady Panthers soccer team saw just how far they have come over the past four years Wednesday night, beating Southern High School of Louisville, 10-0. Southern is a young program that featured only a few players with soccer experience.

  • Volleyball defeats Bellevue, 3-1

    The Lady Panthers fell behind early, but made up for it in the end, defeating Bellevue, 3-1, on Tuesday, Sept. 3.

    Similar to the other games in this early season, Carroll County got off to a slow start in game one, down 12-7. The girls battled back toward the end, but could not overcome the margin, falling 25-23.

  • Loss to North Oldham one to grow on for Panthers

    Carroll County suffered its first loss of the season at the hands of top-25 team North Oldham, 8-1, Tuesday, Aug. 27.

    The Mustangs (5-0) led 4-1 at halftime, but the Panthers stepped up their defense in the second half. Good overall defense and multiple diving saves from sophomore keeper Cody Damron kept the Mustangs out until the 33rd minute when head coach Ben Crutcher began making substitutions.

  • Lady Panthers golf | Sept. 4, 2013

    Carroll golf competes at Class A tourney

    The Lady Panthers shot a team score of 440 in the Class A Tournament, held Aug. 27 at Sugar Bay.

    Hannah McMahan led the team with a 97, followed by Jadyn Bailey, 104; Ciara Hamilton, 117; Natalie Bennett, 122; and Chasity Taylor, 124.

    The boys golf team also competed in the Class A, but results were unavailable by press time.

     

    Bailey leads ladies in match

  • Girls soccer falls to Owen, 2-0

    The Lady Panthers came out on the losing end Wednesday, Aug. 28, against a very evenly matched Lady Rebel squad. Both teams took 12 shots on goal. The difference? The Owen keeper had seven saves, compared to five saves for Carroll senior keeper Nicki States, resulting in a final score of 2-0 in favor of the Lady Rebels.

  • Carroll loses 14-7 to Henry in home opener Friday

    It was a grind between the numbers for almost three quarters in Friday night’s clash between the Carroll County Panthers and the Henry County Wildcats. However, it was ultimately big plays and unlucky breaks that led to a 14-7 home-opening loss for the Panthers.

    After addressing the team, head coach Mike Weedman took a few minutes to himself, hugging his wife and children and collecting his thoughts. When asked why this loss hurt so much, he said it is because this group of players have worked so hard as a team.

  • Eminence defeats Carroll, 3-1

    Serving and attack errors spelled trouble for the Carroll County volleyball team, as they lost 3-1 to Eminence Thursday, Aug. 29, at home.

    “Overall, our serves killed us,” head coach Lynn Eaglin said. “Looking at the overall stats here, we had 13 service errors and that’s way too many. … Every time you miss a serve, you give them a point.”

    The Lady Panthers also had 19 attack errors, which Eaglin described as “awful.”

  • Cross country wins first meet in more than a decade

    For the first time in more than 10 years, the Carroll County cross country team came home from a meet victorious.

    The boys team won first place at Switzerland County Wednesday, Aug. 28, beating Southwestern, Rising Sun and the home team. The girls – composed of mostly freshmen – finished in third place.

    Head coach Brian Crank said he did not realize it had been that long since cross country had won a meet until he returned to the high school.

  • Panther rushing attack leads team to victory over Pendleton

    The Carroll County rushing attack dominated the Pendleton County Wildcats 375 yards to just 1 yard as the Panthers rolled to a 48-11 season-opening road win Friday.

    “Overall, I think we were able to run what we game planned for all week, and we were able to execute it,” head coach Mike Weedman said. “There are still the details we’re trying to fix that will make a difference on our team.”

  • Volleyball slams first win

    The Lady Panthers and new head coach Lynn Eaglin collected their first win of the season, defeating Lloyd Memorial at home Thursday, 3-1.

    “It feels good to get the first win at home,” Eaglin said.

    Junior Kelly Layton led the team with 17 kills and four blocks, while fellow junior Karly Prosser followed with eight kills and five aces. Junior Sabrina Young also had five aces, while senior Emily Baker collected 22 assists.

    The Lady Panthers fell behind early most of the match, but found a way to battle back and take the win.