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High School Sports

  • Players honored at recent soccer banquet

    Not pictured: The following CCHS boys team members also received awards: Jacob Beach, most improved; Denis Perez, defensive MVP; Michael Hall, offensive MVP; Cody Damron, team MVP. Head coach Ben Crutcher said this is the first year a freshman has won the overall team MVP award.

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  • Panthers fall in playoffs to Juggernauts, 34-20

    Three first-half turnovers were too much to overcome for the Carroll County football Panthers as they lost 34-20 to Lloyd Memorial in the opening round of the Class 2A playoffs Friday at Lloyd Memorial High School in Erlanger.

    “We played good, but we could have played a lot better,” head coach Mike Weedman said. “I think the turnovers probably was the difference in the game. … We were not coming here for a moral victory; we came here to win. It was a tough loss, but I’m proud of the team and how hard they fought.”

  • 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.

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  • 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.