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High School Sports

  • Courtney, Dermon win NCKC doubles championship

    Doubles partners Taylor Courtney and Jessi Dermon defeated Gallatin County, 6-3, 6-4 to win the NCKC doubles championship April 19, at Gallatin County High School. The girls defeated Trimble County, Lloyd Memorial and Gallatin County’s second doubles team to advance to the title match. Gallatin County won the overall NCKC championship, 3-1, over Carroll.

  • Unified sports gives all students the chance to compete

    Having the opportunity to put on a uniform with your school name emblazoned across the chest and compete in an athletic competition is something that thousands of student-athletes do across the state every year. But that is not an opportunity available for all high school students.

    Luckily, the times are gradually changing.

  • Winter sports athletes recognized

    Carroll County High School boys and girls basketball and cheerleading honored its athletes at the winter sports banquet March 26, at the CCHS cafeteria.

  • Carroll can’t hold on to lead; Spencer wins, 15-7

    Carroll County jumped out to an early 4-0 lead after the first inning, but was unable to close out the game, dropping a 15-7 decision to the visiting Spencer County Bears.

    Carroll County head coach Kevin Goins sat the team down after the game and read the stat line for the two teams. Spencer County scored 15 runs on 14 hits, while Carroll scored seven runs on 13 hits. The difference in the game was Spencer County had no errors while the Panthers committed seven in the game. The Carroll County pitching staff also issued seven walks.

  • 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.