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High School Sports

  • Carroll comeback falls short in All ‘A’

    The Panthers scored five runs in the bottom of the seventh for another late game rally. But it was not enough to overcome a series of miscues throughout the night, as Trimble County defeated Carroll County 12-10 in the 8th Region All ‘A’ Classic April 13, at Williamstown.

  • Owen shuts out Lady Panthers in All ‘A’

    The regional semifinal of the All “A” softball tournament came down to the team that wanted the win the most. “That was not us,” Carroll County head coach Chelsie Roy said as the Lady Panthers dropped a 4-0 decision to the Owen County Lady Rebels.

    “I am extremely disappointed in our performance,” Roy said. “I am not sure anyone made an adjustment during the game.”

    Allie Beach popped up to the catcher and Kyra Kane and Haley Dermon both struck out for a quick first inning.

  • Duncan’s walk-off single gives Carroll the win over Henry

    With the top seed in the 31st District Tournament up for grabs one would expect the game to be a dogfight and it did not disappoint as Carroll County earned its third walk-off win of the season with an 8-7 victory over Henry County.

    “I am super, super proud of this bunch of young men,” Carroll County head coach Kevin Goins said. “Our big dog struggling and down 4-0 and we fought back three times tonight.”

  • Tournament Action

    The Lady Panthers hosted The News-Democrat Carroll County Classic March 31-April 1. The girls were 1-2, beating Newport Central Catholic and losing to Ryle and Trimble County.

  • Hicks strikes out 16, hits home run in Panthers’ win

    Senior starting pitcher Seth Hicks struck out 16 batters–including the last 12 in a row–to shut out the Owen County Rebels, as Carroll County won, 2-0, in the opening round of the All ‘A’ Tournament Monday, at Owen County. The Panthers were scheduled to play Trimble County Wednesday at Williamstown after a rainy Tuesday pushed all of the games back a day.

  • Carroll beats Eminence, 7-2, to advance in All ‘A’

    By TIM HENDRICK

    The News-Democrat

    Carroll County pulled the ‘let’s wait until the fifth inning’ magic trick out of the hat again in their 7-2 victory over Eminence in the 8th Region All “A” Classic April 10.

    After getting two out in the first inning, Carroll County starting pitcher Andrea Searcy found that she had a target somewhere on her uniform as the next two Eminence batters hit balls back up the middle that struck her. Searcy was uninjured, and she pitched a complete game.

  • Carroll defeats Switzerland Co. on walk-off steal, 5-4

    Carroll County avoided a seventh inning pitching collapse and pulled out another walk off win April 4 over Switzerland County, Ind., 5-4.

    Senior Seth Hicks took the mound for Carroll County and started the night with a four pitch first inning, getting outs via a pop up, a ground ball and a fly ball.

    Sophomore David Duncan led off the inning with a single up the middle. Eighth grade catcher Deaton Oak continued his hot hitting ways with a single when his ground ball into the deep shortstop hole was fielded but no play could be made.

  • Hicks strikes out 16, hits home run in Panthers’ win

    Senior starting pitcher Seth Hicks struck out 16 batters–including the last 12 in a row–to shut out the Owen County Rebels, as Carroll County won, 2-0, in the opening round of the All ‘A’ Tournament Monday, at Owen County. The Panthers were scheduled to play Trimble County Wednesday at Williamstown after a rainy Tuesday pushed all of the games back a day.

  • Carroll beats Eminence, 7-2, to advance in All ‘A’

    Carroll County pulled the ‘let’s wait until the fifth inning’ magic trick out of the hat again in their 7-2 victory over Eminence in the 8th Region All “A” Classic April 10.

    After getting two out in the first inning, Carroll County starting pitcher Andrea Searcy found that she had a target somewhere on her uniform as the next two Eminence batters hit balls back up the middle that struck her. Searcy was uninjured, and she pitched a complete game.

  • Carroll tennis drops home matches to Gallatin

    Carroll County tennis fell to visiting Gallatin County, 3-2 in girls’ matches and 5-0 in boys’ matches (including two forfeits) March 28.

    In girls’ action, No. 1 doubles team seniors Jessi Dermon and Taylor Courtney won, 6-3, 6-0. Head coach Juan Fernandez said they were the superior team and played very well. No. 3 singles senior Ashley Davidson won her match, 6-1, 6-1. Fernandez said she played pretty good. “She was putting a heavy spin on the ball tonight,” he said.