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High School Sports

  • Walton-Verona beats Carroll on senior night, 75-30

    Thursday night’s game against Walton-Verona is one head coach Brian Crank said he hopes his team quickly forgets as they head into the biggest game of the season: the 31st District Tournament match up against Henry County Wednesday, Feb. 21. Walton-Verona hit 56 percent from the field (30-54), compared to just 20 percent (8-40) for Carroll County, as they controlled the game from start to finish, winning 75-30.

  • Wall of Fame inductees Travis, Yager honored | John Travis

    John “Dump” Travis said he was surprised to hear that he had been selected for Carroll County High School’s Wall of Fame. “It’s a privilege because they don’t have to recognize that. I feel honored they looked back and saw that what I accomplished was worth honoring.”

    Travis was a four-year athlete in football, track and basketball. But it was the football field where he really left his mark.

  • Wall of Fame inductees Travis, Yager honored

    Carroll County High School inducted John Travis and Carroll Yager Feb. 15, into its Wall of Fame, recognizing their athletic achievements at CCHS. A reception was held in the cafeteria before the picture and jersey unveiling in the hallway outside the gym. Travis and Yager also were recognized at halftime of the varsity Panthers’ game against Walton-Verona. Yager is a 1971 graduate and a four-year basketball and three-year track athlete. Travis is a 1974 graduate and a four-year football and track athlete.

  • Wall of Fame inductees Travis, Yager honored | Carroll Yager

    From playing pick-up games at the “Cow Palace” at Hill’s Dairy to playing in front of standing-room only crowds, basketball has been a lifelong passion for Carroll Yager. Being recognized for his achievements in the sport he loves is very exciting, he said.

  • Wall of fame rescheduled
  • On the Road

    Girls roll at KCD

    Carroll County Lady Panthers defeated Kentucky Country Day 52-18 on the road Jan. 30. Amelia Napier posted a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds. Andrea Searcy led the team with 15 points, followed by Abigail Aulbach and Napier with 12. Peyton Devine scored five points, Abby Evans scored four points, and Katie Osborne and Clara Tuttle each scored two points.

    Boys fall to North

  • Spencer County pulls away in the fourth quarter, wins 60-40

    It was a tight game through the beginning of the third quarter between Carroll County and visiting Spencer County. But eventually the Bears broke down the Panthers’ defense and toughened up on the offensive glass, and the Panthers couldn’t keep up offensively. Spencer County won the game, 60-40 Jan. 30.

  • Lady Panthers honor seniors, drop tight game to Lloyd

    County Lady Panthers held the lead for most of the game on senior night but a victory was not to be had as Carroll was defeated by the Lloyd Memorial Lady Juggernauts, 50-47.

    “We do not have anyone who wants the ball when we get late into the fourth quarter of a tight game,” Carroll County head coach Ron Henderson said after the game. “This is something we have been working on all season. I will say that Mel [Amelia Napier] wanted the ball in the fourth quarter.”

  • Cheer, Cheer for Carroll County High!
  • Yager, Travis named to Wall of Fame; ceremony Feb. 6

    Two Carroll County High School alumni have been the latest selected to join the Wall of Fame, a recognition given to the school’s outstanding student-athletes. Carroll Yager, class of 1971, and John Travis, class of 1974, will be honored at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, between the Panthers’ JV and varsity basketball games against Anderson County. A reception will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the cafeteria.