High School Sports

  • Carroll Panthers battle, but fall to South Oldham

    The Carroll County Panthers came out confident Tuesday night against South Oldham, frustrating the Dragons and forcing the starters to the bench for most of the first quarter. But South’s talent eventually overwhelmed the Panthers, as the Dragons left Carroll County with a 91-69 victory.

  • Walton-Verona defeats Carroll in All ‘A’ championship

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers went toe-to-toe with Walton-Verona for two quarters, but Carroll could not maintain the pace in the second half as Walton-Verona captured the Eighth Region All “A” championship Jan. 19, 72-36.

  • All ‘A’ All-Tournament Team
  • Lady Panthers to play for All ‘A’ title
  • Lady Panthers reach All ‘A’ championship game

    A strong second half by the Carroll County Lady Panthers carried them to a 53-39 over the Williamstown Lady Demons in the semi-finals of the Eighth Region All “A” girls’ basketball tournament at Walton-Verona, Jan.14.

    Weather forced the cancellation of the semi-finals on Jan. 12 and the games were played last Sunday at Walton-Verona. The weather has continued to play havoc with the tournament as the boys’ championship game scheduled for last Saturday was rescheduled for Monday and is now rescheduled to be played Jan. 17.

  • Turnovers doom Carroll against Walton-Verona

    “Turnovers, turnovers, and it absolutely killed us tonight,” Carroll County head Coach Brian Crank said after Walton-Verona sent the Panthers home from the Eighth Region All “A” boys basketball tournament with a 80-35 loss.

    Walton-Verona won the opening toss and scored the first points of the game. Carroll turned the ball over against the Walton-Verona press and scored. Crank called time out to settle the team. Eli Yocum was fouled on an inside shot and made one of his two free throw attempts.

  • Carroll girls beat Lady Raiders, 41-29 for trip to All ‘A’ semifinals


    Landmark News Service

    A fast-paced game is what the Carroll County Lady Panthers were looking for in its Jan. 10, contest against the Trimble County Lady Raiders in the All “A” Classic at Walton-Verona.

    At the half, Carroll County trailed by a point but by the time the final horn sounded, the Lady Panthers were the victors, 41-29. The margin of victory, 12 points, is the same margin of victory the girls’ team had over its last contest with the Lady Raiders on Dec. 1.

  • Carroll outscored in fourth, drop tough one to Gallatin

    Carroll County Panthers played great basketball through three-plus quarters against the visiting Gallatin County Wildcats Jan. 5. But the district-leading Wildcats spoiled the Panthers’ bid for an upset, outscoring them 18-6 in the fourth quarter to win 60-43.

  • Lady Panthers suffer disappointing loss to Henry

    After traveling for two weeks and playing seven games in six days in two holiday tournaments the Carroll County Lady Panthers were ready to play two district games their home court before the Eighth Region All “A” Classic.

    What Carroll did not plan on was dropping a district game to a one-win team as Henry County defeated Carroll 44-43, Jan. 2.

    “The loss put us behind the eight ball,” Carroll County head coach Ron Henderson said. “We are two games behind Gallatin County in the loss column.”

  • Panthers overcome deficit, hold on for win over Henry

    Carroll County overcame an eight-point deficit early in the second quarter to take the lead at the end of the third and hold on to win 49-47 over district rival Henry County Jan. 2.

    “That’s five our of the last six games we’ve had something positive happen, so it’s starting to get there, which is great because the end of the year is only six weeks away. Now is the time to move forward,” head coach Brian Crank said.