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High School Sports

  • Heading to Nationals

    The Carroll County High School and Carroll County Middle School cheerleaders competed at Adair County High School Saturday, Feb. 16 and were named Cheer LTDs Southern Kentucky Varsity Non-Tumble Champions. CCHS will compete in the JamFest Nationals in Louisville March 23-24. CCMS will compete in Cheer LTD Nationals in Myrtle Beach March 15-17.

    Senior Jessica Price was named Senior Cheer Individual Champion. Jessica Peck, Jasmine Beach, Doodle Amick, Darian Skirvin and Price also were named Senior Group Stunt 2nd-runner up.

  • Saluting our seniors
  • Dragons burn Panthers, 75-41

    It may not look like it after seeing a final score of 75-41, but Carroll County (15-11) matched South Oldham (19-6) stride for stride in the opening part of the game, Feb. 12.

    Brandon Stewart hit a 3-pointer with 6:07 to go in the second quarter to pull the Panthers within two points, 23-21.

    But then the wheels came off the Panther Express.

  • 31st District champs
  • Corbin’s buzzer-beater sends seniors off with win

    Friday night proved to be a fairy tale ending for the Fab Five seniors.

    Tied up at 66 points apiece, the Panthers took a timeout with 6.1 seconds to go. The visiting Walton-Verona Bearcats had just erased a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit with a 3-pointer by Tanner Moeves off a screen on the right side of the floor.

  • Ladies fall 47-13 to Bearcats

    The Lady Panthers struggled mightily on offense Friday, posting their lowest output of the season with a 47-13 loss to Walton-Verona.

    However, head coach Paul Stone said he was proud of his team’s defense, especially in the third quarter, in which his team outscored the Lady Bearcats 6-3. “I was proud of the way we came out and played in the third quarter,” he said. “They didn’t give up and came out ready to play.”

  • Track team competes at Mason Dixon

    The Carroll County varsity track team competed in the Mason County Indoor Meet Saturday, Feb. 9. Head coach Joe Creager said the team had some good results and was able to compare times with the University of Kentucky meet two weeks ago.

    Senior Brandon Franklin led the team with a 9th place finish in the shot put.

  • Boys beat Bellevue by 12 points Saturday

    The Panthers hit 54 percent from the field, including 42 percent from long range, in their 57-45 win over Bellevue Saturday, Feb. 9.

    Head coach Carroll Yager said he thought the team looked flat in the first half, due in part to playing a late game the night before and being out of routine on the weekend. But the boys pulled together and won the game as a unit, with all members who got playing time contributing.

  • Ladies smother North with ‘D’

    In the huddle before breaking for the start of the fourth quarter against North Oldham, Carroll head coach Paul Stone told his team, “Defense wins this game.”

    The girls must have listened.

    The Lady Panthers’ defense shutdown the Lady Mustangs late, allowing just six points in the fourth quarter, to win 54-40, on Tuesday, Feb. 5. This was the girls’ fourth win in five games.

  • Carroll falls at Eminence

    The Warriors outscored the Panthers 29-7 in the third quarter to win, 72-66, on their home floor Feb. 4.

    Before the game began, the district rivals demonstrated their sportsmanship and goodwill toward one another. When the captains met at midcourt, Carroll junior Dakota Corbin and Eminence senior Daishon Moore came forward as well. The two student-athletes had been involved in a fight when Eminence visited Carroll on Jan. 26. Corbin and Moore met with the officials and coaches, apologized to one another and shook hands.