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High School Sports

  • Ladies strike out vs. Gallatin in NCKC

    The third time was not the charm for the Lady Panthers, as mistakes proved costly in their 4-3 loss to Gallatin County Monday in the NCKC tournament. It was their third straight 4-3 loss to the Lady Wildcats this season.

    “We had the opportunity to win the game and stop some of these runs,” a disappointed head coach Dennis Hawkins said after the game. “Had we made the plays, we wouldn’t have lost it.”

  • Carroll tops Trimble for third time

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark News Service

    Carroll County’s Lady Panthers took advantage of an early lead to trip up the Trimble County Lady Raiders in high school softball for the third time this season, winning 12-4 Friday at Bedford.

    “They just got a jump on us and it’s hard to come back like that,” Trimble head coach Tonya Black said following the game.

  • Five tennis seniors honored

    The Carroll County High School tennis teams honored five seniors Monday night before their final home match of the regular season. The girls team graduated Lyndie Burns, Megan Harris, Pooja Patel and Andrea Williams, while the boys team graduated Thomas Hill.

    Unfortunately, Carroll was not able to bring home a win, losing to Oldham County 0-5 in both the boys and the girls matches.

  • Baseball Beat | April 24, 2013

    Carroll beats Gallatin

    Carroll County baseball traveled to Warsaw Thursday, April 18, and defeated Gallatin County, 12-1. The Panthers held a 6-1 advantage heading into the top of the seventh and added six more runs in the inning. Senior Derrick Nickell got the win on the mound, pitching five innings, striking out three batters and walking one. Senior A.J. Dixon came in for relief, pitching two innings, striking out one, walking one and hitting one batter with a pitch.

  • Tennis Beat | April 24, 2013

    Trimble boys win, 3-0

    In a rain-shortened match, Trimble County’s boys tennis team defeated Carroll County in Bedford Wednesday, April 17. The girls teams only played two matches, so it did not qualify as a full match.

    The Trimble boys won 3-0.

  • Carroll comeback defeats Trimble

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders traveled to Carrollton ready to play on April 17. They were determined not to have a repeat episode of their last meeting with the Lady Panthers just five days before, in which Carroll County traveled to their new softball complex and handed them an embarrassing 18-1 loss in the 8th Region All-A Classic.

    “We came more prepared tonight,” Trimble head coach Tonya Black said. “We weren’t prepared Class A at all. I knew we could play with them, it was just a matter of us doing it.”

  • Baseball gets blowout win over Villa Madonna

    The Panthers scored nine runs in the second inning to put the game out of reach early, rolling to a 12-1 win over Villa Madonna Monday, April 22.

    Sophomore Austin Dunn had a fantastic night at the plate, going 3-3 with a triple and two doubles, good for six RBIs.

    “He hit the ball hard last night and did a good job,” head coach Jimmy Ray said.

  • Carroll County hosts NCKC tennis tournament

    Carroll County High School hosted the NCKC tennis tournament Saturday, April 20. The girls matches were held at the county park, while the boys matches were at the high school.

    In girls singles, Carroll’s No. 2 Sarah McArter defeated Trimble’s No. 1 Alex Lawhorn. She will play Walton-Verona’s No. 1 singles player. Carroll’s No. 1 Lyndie Burns had a bye in the first round and defeated Gallatin’s No. 2 player in the second round. She will take on Walton-Verona’s No. 2 singles player.

  • Track Beat | April 24, 2013

    Corbin ranked No. 1 in middle school shot

    Carroll County Middle School thrower Malachi Corbin is ranked No. 1 in the state in middle school boys shot put with his distance of 44 feet 8 inches at the Western Hills Middle School meet.

    Corbin has been named MileSplit U.S. First Team Elite, the only Kentucky boy shot put athlete to achieve this feat in 2013 so far, Carroll County High School head coach Joe Creager said in an email. This throw also currently ranks Malachi No. 11 in the nation among middle school athletes.

  • CCHS track and field honors seniors at home meet

    The Carroll County High School track and field team hosted its only home meet of the season Friday. The team honored its three seniors: thrower Raenah Hawkins, jumper/sprinter Kristofer Curnutte and thrower/sprinter Brandon Franklin.

    “It was nice to honor those seniors for their commitment to the team,” head coach Joe Creager said in an email. “I would like to thank Mr. Tom Stephens, Mrs. Mandy Wilson and Mrs. Lynn Eaglin and all of the students who came out to help make the meet a success.”