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High School Sports

  • Panther basketball camp
  • Track and Field awards
  • Henry hands Carroll district loss

    The Henry County Lady Cats stole the momentum in the top of the first off two Carroll County errors and never looked back, defeating the Lady Panthers 6-3 in the 31st District Tournament semifinals Tuesday, May 21. Henry met Gallatin in the District Championship, and the Lady Wildcats came out victorious, 8-3.

    The Lady Panthers committed six errors and struggled to string together hits on offense. Two of their three runs came on solo homerun blasts by Mackenzie Ogden and Kayla Williamson.

  • Panthers demolish Demons on senior night

    The Panthers baseball team capped off the regular season with a landslide victory over the visiting Williamstown Demons, 19-7, on Wednesday, May 15. It was the perfect way to say goodbye to the team’s eight seniors: Zach Beckham, Trey Boles, Dillon Craig, A.J. Dixon, Derrick Nickell, Chase Osborne, Brad Robbins and Brandon Stewart.

  • Baseball season ends with district loss to Gallatin

     On any given night, any team can beat any other team. Unfortunately, Monday was Gallatin’s night.

    After defeating the Wildcats twice this season by large margins – 11-5 at home April 5 and 12-1 at Gallatin April 18 – the Panthers may have overlooked their opponent and took for granted that they would be sitting in the championship game.

  • Track athletes compete at state meet

     Carroll County High School track and field athletes competed at the Class A State Track & Field Meet Saturday, held at the University of Louisville. 

    Junior Tre Burgin tried, but was unable to clear starting height in pole vault. The starting height was 9 feet 6 inches, which would have been a new personal best.

    Junior Ashley Srouder threw just three inches shy of her personal best (also the school record) in her 11th place finish in girls shot put with a throw of 31 feet. 

  • Hardwork pays off for Harris as she excels in two sports

    After years of hard work and commitment, everything finally fell into place for Megan Harris during her senior year.

    As a varsity starter her junior year on the volleyball team, she only played half of the game as the team’s libero, or defensive specialist. This past season, she subbed out for only one position rather than three and set a school record for the most digs in a season with 256. She also had the third-highest serving percentage on the team with 89.6 percent and recorded the most aces with 56.

  • Three named to baseball All-Conference team

    Carroll County High School baseball players Dillon Craig, John Michael Adams and Austin Dunn were named to the 2013 NCKC All-Conference Team.

    Owen County’s Jarrod Ball was named Player of the Year.

    The following were also named to the team: Jordan Tingle (Trimble), Jared Dwyer (Walton-Verona), Sonny Berry (Owen), Aaron McClish (Henry), Wolfgang Davis (Walton-Verona), Michael Dunaway (Trimble), Travis Hearne (Owen) and Nolan Wilson (Gallatin).

  • Panthers plate three in win over Bearcats

    Sophomore Zakk Hicks struck out eight in Carroll’s 3-1 win on the road at Walton-Verona May 9. Justin Ray led the Panthers at the plate, going 3-4 with three singles.

    The Panthers scored one run in the first, third and fourth innings. The Bearcats’ only run came on a lead off homerun by Daniel Tilley in the bottom of the fourth inning.

    Hicks pitched 5 1/3 innings for eight strikeouts, five walks and three hits. Trey Boles came in for relief, pitching 1 2/3 innings, walking one and striking out two.

  • Srouder, Burgin, Burns advance to State Meet

    Carroll County High School track and field athletes Ashley Srouder and Tre Burgin earned automatic bids to the Class A State Meet.

    Michael Burns earned the final at-large bid for the state meet. The meet will be held Saturday, May 18 at the University of Louisville.

    The Panthers competed in the Class A Region 5 meet Saturday, May 11 in Danville. Srouder finished in second place in shot put, while Burgin finished in second place in the pole vault.

    Burns finished in third place in the 400-meter dash to earn his spot.