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High School Sports

  • Attention elementary school athletes: Sign up now for CCHS track and field

    Students in kindergarten through fourth grade will now have the opportunity to participate with the Carroll County High School track and field teams. Fifth-graders are already competing with the Carroll County Middle School team.

  • Ladies fall at Williamstown

    The Lady Panthers (3-14) could not generate enough offense to pull off a road win at Williamstown (8-12) Saturday, losing 57-46.

    Freshman Miranda Groseclose led the team with 17 points, including 7-9 from the free throw line.
    Lauren Moore almost managed a second straight double-double, finishing with 10 points and eight rebounds.

  • Ladies fall to Cooper at home

    Cooper outscored Carroll 15-3 in the second quarter, en route to a 65-41 victory Tuesday, Jan. 15.

    After the game, head coach Paul Stone said he wanted to see better focus out of his young team.

  • Road loss: Lady Raiders defend home court against Lady Panthers

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark News Service

    Trimble County Coach Kerrie Stewart lamented her team’s “ragged” performance. Carroll County Coach Paul Stone praised his team’s performance as “aggressive.” Each coach’s assessment is not indicative of the game’s outcome for his/her respective team as the Lady Raiders dealt their visitors a 62-40 loss on the hardwood Thursday.

  • Track team competes in first meet

    The Carroll County High School track and field team saw its first action of the 2013 season Saturday at the University of Kentucky’s Wildcat Classic indoor invitational.

    It was a good start for the Panthers season against some of the best athletes from across the state, head coach Joe Creager said in an e-mail. The meet had several records broken, showing the top-level quality of the athletes in competition there. As the team progresses through the season, Creager said he would use this meet as a reference for where the team started and how to improve.

  • Time changes vs. Owen

    The boys basketball game against Owen County, originally scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 24, has been postponed to Thursday, Jan. 31. Owen County will be competing Thursday in the All-A state tournament in Frankfort.

    The Jan. 31 game will still be a triple-header.

    The girls basketball game Friday against Owen County will be moved up an hour: JV at 5 p.m. and varsity at 6:30 p.m. If the Owen County boys win, they would play Friday at 9:30 p.m.

    The time change will enable both fans and administrators to attend both games.

  • Panthers fall in second round of All-A Classic

    Walton-Verona played what their coaches said was the best game they had played all year, defeated Carroll County 71-42 in the second round of the All-A Classic Friday, Jan. 18 at Williamstown.

    “They played very, very well and they did a lot of things that caused us to struggle,” Panthers head coach Carroll Yager said.

  • Basketball briefs | Jan. 9, 2013

    Lady Panthers fall to eventual champ Gallatin in All-A

    The Lady Panthers lost, 71-28, to Gallatin County in the opening round of the All-A tournament at Eminence High School Tuesday, Jan. 8.

    Head coach Paul Stone said he saw improvement over the Jan. 4 game against the Lady Wildcats, especially rebounding.

  • Boys hang close, but fall to Anderson Co., 63-54

    Decimated by injuries, the Carroll County boys basketball team easily could have hung their heads and given up on the remainder of the season. But the Panthers refused and have accepted their new roles and played tough against the No. 2-ranked team in the 8th Region Thursday night.

    Carroll hung with the Anderson County Bearcats the entire way and was within four points at the start of the fourth quarter. But the home team could not get enough shots to fall, while the Bearcats ran down the clock and hit enough free throws down the stretch to defeat Carroll 63-54.

  • Boles scores 33 of team’s 53 in win

    Three starters injured within a span of five games. It was unheard of. But that was the challenge the Panthers faced as they entered a home match-up against Evangel Christian Monday, Jan. 7.

    Senior Brandon Stewart fractured his wrist Dec. 27 against Crittenden County in the National Guard Holiday Classic. Head coach Carroll Yager said they hope to have Stewart back in a couple of weeks, but if he does return he will be playing with either a brace or a cast, limiting what he can do.