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High School Sports

  • Carroll drops Dayton, 32-14

    The Panthers ended the regular season on a high note, winning 32-14 on the road against Dayton.

    Senior running back Tyshaun Embs broke Randy Green’s school record for touchdowns scored in a single season (25). Embs scored his 26th and 27th against the Greendevils during the second half.

    Weather was a factor in Friday night’s game, contributing to five total fumbles, three by Carroll and two by Dayton.

  • Cross country finishes season at NCKC Championship

    The Panther Running Team finished their season at the NCKC Championship Meet on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at Owen County.

    The Panthers were very short-handed due to fall break, with only Austin Crowell and Austin Crank competing.

    Crowell had a strong showing, finishing with a new personal best and season best of 19:31.5 in the very hilly course. He finished in 14th place in the race.

    Crank finished in the top 30 in a very difficult race with a time of 22:53.3.

  • High school cheerleaders finish in 2nd place
  • Panthers run over Raiders, 59-13

    By JAMES LINE

    Landmark News Service

    In an eagerly anticipated game between two close rivals, the Carroll County football team defeated the Trimble County Raiders 59-13 on Friday, Oct.19.

    The Raiders faced an onslaught of tough offensive plays from the Panthers, as Carroll scored two touchdowns by John Michael Adams and Tyshaun Embs minutes after kickoff, 13-0.

  • Season ends for volleyball team in regionals, 3-0

    Carroll County rolled into the 8th Region volleyball tournament for the first time in school history Tuesday, Oct. 16 at Shelby County High School. Their time in the tournament was brief as Anderson County rolled to a 3-0 (18-25, 14-25, 22-25) victory.

    “The girls admitted that they were nervous, and it showed up in our play,” head coach Kristen Hooper said. “… We were not mechanically on our game. … We were mediocre at best with our passing; when you don’t pass well then you are mediocre at setting.”

  • Carroll County wins its first-ever district volleyball championship

    Carroll County wrapped up its first ever 31st District Volleyball Championship with a 3-0 victory over Henry County.

    Carroll County came out aggressive scoring first in all three sets. Coach Kristen Hooper said the Lady Panthers wanted to be aggressive at the net and with their serving, accomplished that goal.

    “I wanted us to counteract the nerves and emotions that effected us at the start of our last two matches,” Hooper said. “We knew that Henry County was an excellent team.”

  • Soccer team brings home 31st District championship

    The Carroll County High School Panthers finished the regular season with a road loss at Owen County. On Thursday night, they returned to Owenton and came home with the 31st District championship.

    The Panthers scored in the first five minutes and again late in the contest to come away with a 2-0 win. Josh McCarty netted both goals for Carroll County and Cody Damron  stopped every shot Owen County sent his way to earn the shutout.

    “This is 10 years worth of work,” Carroll County Head Boys Soccer Coach Ben Crutcher said.

  • Carroll’s season ends with loss in regionals

    Carroll County’s magical season came to an end with a 5-0 loss to Oldham County (9-9-1) in the quarterfinals of the 8th Region boys soccer tournament Monday night. Carroll County finishes its season with a record of 15-8-0.

    Coach Ben Crutcher said he was so proud of his team. They battled all night against a very good soccer team. Oldham County is a very fundamentally sound team.

  • Carroll County falls to Owen, 59-41, in last home game

    Pre-game festivities honored 12 senior football players, one sports trainer, three cheerleaders and three choir members before the game fireworks began Friday night as the Panthers faced Owen County.

    The Rebels claimed the win, 59-41, in a game that was heavy on offense.

    But Carroll put the first score on the board for senior night.

  • Girls soccer season ends Monday in district shoot-out against Henry

    The stage was set Monday night for an exciting game, as Carroll County and Henry County battled for the third time this season for a spot in the 31st District Championship against host Owen County.

    The two teams split regular season matches, with Henry winning in a shootout at Carroll Aug 20, 4-3, and Carroll responding 10 days later at Henry with a 3-0 shutout.

    The Lady Panthers came ready to play and had improved their defense and ball skills since senior night just a little more than a week before and greatly since August.