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High School Sports

  • 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

    By JACOB BLAIR

    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.

  • Lady Panthers pull upset over Gallatin County, 49-45

    Coming off a disappointing loss to Henry County Jan. 2, the Lady Panthers needed a win over district-leading Gallatin County Jan. 6.

    Carroll County head coach Ron Henderson has talked about the team’s inconsistency all year and the consistent team showed up as the Carroll defeated Gallatin 49-45.

    The first half of the game was a back and forth affair as Carroll’s largest lead was four points and Gallatin’s largest lead was two points.

  • Carroll advances in All ‘A’ with win over Trimble

    After falling behind 11-6 at the end of the first quarter, Carroll County flipped the tables on Trimble County in the second, outscoring the Raiders 15-4 to take a six-point halftime lead and ultimately hold on for a 69-61 victory in the first round of the Eighth Region All “A” Tournament Jan. 9, at Owen County High School. Carroll will meet Walton-Verona in the semifinal at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11.

  • Panthers, Lady Panthers both 1-2 in holiday tournament

    Boys beat Rock Creek

    Carroll County Panthers traveled to Scottsburg, Ind., for a Pre-Christmas Tournament Dec. 22-23, finishing 1-2.

    In game one, Carroll County lost to Christian Academy of Indiana, 64-33. Christian Academy outrebounded Carroll, 28-16, and hit 52 percent from the field, compared to 32 percent for Carroll. Wyatt Supplee led the team with 13 points and tied Eli Yocum for a team-high five rebounds. Yocum also scored two points. Braedyn Cole scored 10 points, while Devin McAlister scored five points and David Duncan scored three points.

  • Carroll can’t recover from first half woes, fall to Bethlehem

    It was the tale of two halves for the Carroll County Panthers, as they lost 52-45 to Bethlehem in the semifinal of the North American Stainless Classic Dec. 28.

    “If the intensity had been the same in the first half as it was in the second half, we go home winners,” head coach Brian Crank said. “We didn’t have the first half like the second half and that was the whole difference in the game was the energy, the heart and the effort between the two halves and that’s what cost us the game.”