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High School Sports

  • Track competes at Oldham County

    Carroll County track and field junior Ashley Srouder broke her own school record in the girls shot put with a toss of 28 feet 8 inches on Tuesday, April 9 at the Oldham County High School meet.

    The schools competing in the meet were Oldham County, North Oldham, South Oldham, Trimble County, North Bullitt, Assumption, Christian Academy of Louisville and Trinity.

    Eighth-grader Malachi Corbin threw a personal best 104 feet 9 inches in the boys discus. He also finished sixth in shot put for all of the boys team points.

  • Panthers fall in All-A Classic

    Carroll County gave up five runs on four errors in the last two innings to lose, 9-8, to Walton-Verona in the first round of the 8th Region All-A Classic Friday.

    “We had every kind of error imaginable,” head coach Jimmy Ray said. “We gave it away. … The most frustrating loss I’ve been in in a baseball game.”

    The Panthers led, 8-5, with two outs in the bottom of the seventh, but could not close out the win.

  • Culver’s two homers lift Carroll to win

    Led by junior Michaela Culver, who launched two home runs over the center field fence, the Lady Panthers softball team defeated the visiting Henry County Ladycats, 11-1, in six innings on April 9.

    Culver hit solo home runs in the second and fourth innings, as well as an RBI single in the bottom of the sixth to end the game.

    “It was a great game, a good win, and I’m glad to get it,” head coach Dennis Hawkins said.

  • Softball defeats W-V, Trimble in All-A

    The Lady Panthers defeated Walton-Verona, 7-1, in the opening round at Carroll County to earn a second round game at Trimble County in the 8th Region All-A Classic.

    Kelsey Ogden hit a grand slam in the third inning and followed it up with another home run in the sixth to propel her team to the win over the Lady Bearcats.

  • Girls tennis nets win over Western Hills

    The Carroll County High School tennis teams took on Western Hills Friday night at the county park. The girls won their match 4-1, but the boys lost 4-1.

    The Panthers teams have not played very many matches because of weather-related cancelations and spring break.

    The Lady Panthers “totally dominated” Western Hills, head coach Juan Fernandez said in an email. The girls are 5-0 this season and keep getting better. He said he sees nothing but upside with the team.

  • Carroll County bests visiting St. Henry in eight innings

    On a cool Thursday evening at Panther Field, the home team kept things exciting until the very end. After building a three-run lead, the Panthers stumbled in the seventh, allowing the visiting St. Henry Crusaders to tie the game. But the Panthers did not fall, scoring in the bottom of the eighth off a line drive down the third baseline by Zakk Hicks to win the game, 8-7.

  • Burgin ranked 8th in Class A pole vault

    The Carroll County Panthers are pleased to announce that junior Tre Burgin is ranked No. 8 in Class A Track and Field for pole vault in the first official weeks rankings posted by kytrackxc.com, head coach Joe Creager anounced.

     Burgin has only been able to vault once this weather shortened season, but he acheieve a personal best of 8 feet at Henry County. He looks to improve on his previous vault this week when the Panthers are in action at Henry County for the Wildcat Relays on Thursday.

  • Softball ends slump with win over Grant

    Mackenzie Ogden’s two-run homer over the centerfield fence helped lift Carroll County to a 4-0 victory over Grant County at home Monday, April 8.

    Both teams struggled at the plate against two different types of pitchers. Carroll’s Sarah Hawkins excels at keeping the ball on the ground, allowing her infield to take care of business. She struck out four batters, while allowing just two hits and one walk.

  • Panthers Perseverance: Win 11-5 over Gallatin

    The Panthers overcame a 5-0 first-inning deficit and the ejection of their head coach to rally together and win 11-5 over district rival Gallatin County in a rare weekday afternoon game, Friday, April 5.

    Starting pitcher John Michael Adams struggled early on, allowing four hits and three walks in the top of the first, leading to Gallatin’s five runs. But the junior rebounded, fanning six batters and giving up just one hit the rest of the way. Adams finished with eight strikeouts, five hits, five walks and one hit-by-pitch.

  • Baseball briefs | April 3, 2013

    Carroll crushes Eminence, 29-0

    The Panthers scored 15 runs in the first inning, cruising to a 29-0 landslide victory over Eminence Thursday. Chase Osborne earned the win on the mound, pitching three innings. The senior lefty struck out seven, walked one and gave up two hits.

    Fellow senior A.J. Dixon pitched two innings, giving up just one hit, striking out four and hitting one batter.

    The Panthers collected 23 hits, and the Warriors also gave up seven errors.