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High School Sports

  • Carroll County softball looking to build on last year’s success

    Carroll County Lady Panther softball is looking to build on the successes of last year’s regional tournament appearance when Carroll appeared in the Eighth Regional Tournament for the first time since 2004.

    Carroll County ended last season 9-15, 8-11 record in the Eighth Region and 6-3 in the 31st District.

    “They had a taste of success last season,” Carroll County head coach Chelsie Roy said. “I want them to build on the momentum from the end of last season.”

  • 31st District All-Tournament Team

    Abigail Aulbach, Haley Dermon and Jenna Richmond were named to the 31st District All-Tournament Team. Evan McMahan was also named to the 31st District All-Tournament team.

  • Bearcats stop Panthers in Eighth Region tourney

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers ran into the sharpened claws of the Anderson County Lady Bearcats in a 56-20 loss in the first round of the Eighth Region girls’ basketball tournament, Feb. 27.

    The 30th District champions had been on a roll, averaging slightly more than 24-point wins in their last five games since a 51-50 road loss to Walton-Verona, Feb. 11.

    Anderson’s defensive pressure created four turnovers on Carroll’s first five possessions as Anderson jumped out to a 9-0 lead in the first five minutes.

  • Spring Sports Preview - Tennis

    “Have fun” will be the mantra of this year’s Carroll County High School tennis team, as the girls’ five seniors enjoy their final season and the boys’ team continues to grow.

    Four of the team’s five seniors–Kendall Conley, Taylor Courtney, Jessi Dermon and Emilee Walker–have played for head coach Juan Fernandez since sixth grade. Fellow senior Ashley Davidson joined the team freshman year.

  • Carroll offense unable to match Owen, fall in title game

    Owen County’s balanced offense of inside scoring and outside 3-point shooting was too much for Carroll County to handle, as the Lady Rebels won their second straight 31st District Championship with a 54-41 win Friday, Feb. 24, at Henry County High School.

    The Lady Rebels had four players in double figures and hit 45 percent from the field, including 54 percent (7-13) from long range.

  • Three-peat
  • Lady Panthers end drought, win 42-39 over Gallatin Co.

    For the first time since Dec. 21, 2010, the Carroll County Lady Panthers basketball team has defeated border and district rival Gallatin County. Back then, current Gallatin County head coach Randy Mefford was sitting on the opposite bench, sporting the black and gold. But Tuesday night it was head coach Paul Stone and the ‘16-‘17 edition of the Lady Panthers celebrating when the final horn sounded.

  • Carroll boys, girls fall to Walton-Verona

    Carroll County boys and girls basketball teams traveled to Walton-Verona Feb. 16 and 17, to close out their regular seasons, with both teams coming home with losses.

    The teams were originally scheduled for a Friday night varsity double header before the Panthers were rescheduled for a JV/varsity double header, Thursday, Feb. 16, due to the district tournament schedule the following week.

  • Panthers’ season ends at districts with 73-60 loss

    The Carroll County Panthers erased a 19-point deficit at the end of the third quarter, cutting Owen County’s lead to six points, but could not seal the deal. The Rebels hit 13-15 free throws to win 73-60 in the first round of the 31st District Tournament Feb. 20, at Henry County High School. They played Gallatin County Wednesday night in the semifinal.

  • Senior Night \ Feb. 16, 2017