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High School Sports

  • The News-Democrat Carroll County Classic: Girls struggle at the plate against Wolverines

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers managed just two hits against Western Hills in the single elimination game of The News-Democrat Carroll County Classic, falling 10-0 Saturday, April 2.

    Unlike in their win earlier in the day against Williamstown, the Lady Panthers chased balls out of the strike zone and struck out 12 times.

  • Carroll beats Newport, Ludlow in tourney

    The Carroll County Panthers baseball team swept the competition Saturday in the Ray Brown Memorial Tournament at Newport High School. They defeated host Newport 11-1 and Ludlow 3-2.

    Head coach Jimmy Ray said Saturday was probably the windiest day he has ever been involved in. Everyone played over the two-day tournament, noting it is always good to get the players experience.

  • Carroll competes in first meet of season

    The Carroll County High School track and field team competed in its first meet of the season March 22, at the Shelby County All-Comers meet. The teams finished in last place, but had some strong individual performances. Seven schools competed in the girls’ meet: Owen County, Shelby County, Atherton, Franklin County, Collins, Frankfort and Carroll County. Frankfort did not field a boys team. Owen County won the girls’ meet, while Shelby County won the boys’ meet.

  • Searcy pitches shutout as Lady Panthers pick up first win

    Carroll County Lady Panthers notched their first win of the season behind the strong pitching performance of eighth grader Andrea Searcy as they defeated Lloyd Memorial, 10-0, Monday, March 28.

    Searcy tossed the first shutout of her varsity career as she allowed three hits, no walks and she struck out four Lloyd batters.

    “Andrea pitched ahead in the count the entire game,” Carroll County head coach Chelsie Roy said. “It was a good win for her.”

  • Taking it to the court
  • Panthers defeat Lloyd Memorial on the road

    The Carroll County Panthers baseball team defeated Lloyd Memorial, 5-3, March 26.

    Sophomore Jake Robertson made his first varsity start, allowing one earned run in three innings. Junior Evan McMahan pitched 1 2/3 innings of relief, giving up two unearned runs. Junior Seth Hicks pitched the final 2 1/3 innings, picking up the win. He allowed zero runs.

    Senior Jacob Southworth had a two-out, two RBI hit in the top of the seventh to give the Panthers the lead.

  • Tennis teams fall to Gallatin County in first home match of the season
  • Sanders hits walk-off double in Carroll’s win over Owen

    Sophomore Garrett Sanders kicked off his varsity career with a bang, hitting the game-winning two-RBI double to center field Tuesday, March 22, as Carroll County defeated Owen County 8-7.

    “It shows what hard work does for you,” head coach Jimmy Ray said of Sanders. “He was in there all offseason working, and he got up there and got a big hit. It was pretty neat. He’s a good kid; I was happy for him.”

  • CCHS track program grows, hosts home meet April 28

    There is a lot of excitement buzzing around the Carroll County High School track and field team. The team has a brand-new track, new coaches and a much larger team, meaning the Panthers will be able to compete in more events this season.

  • Softball team looking for leadership for young team

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers will field another young team this season, as the roster has no seniors.

    Head coach Chelsie Roy returns seven juniors: Haley Dermon, Cheyenne Lawrence, Houston Lindsay, Hannah Polley, Emilee Pennington, Ana Garcia and Camiron Taylor. Two of the juniors are starting in new positions, as Dermon has moved from third to shortstop and Polley has taken over catching duties from last year’s only senior, Mackenzi Hawkins.