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High School Sports

  • Ryle pulls away in second half, 80-51

    After a competitive first half of basketball against 6A opponent Ryle High School, the wheels fell off in the third quarter for the Carroll County Panthers. Outscored 23-5, they could not make up the deficit in the fourth, falling 80-51 Jan. 25.

    “We played pretty well [the] first half against probably either [the] first or second-best team we’ve played all year,” head coach Brian Crank said. “It’s the biggest team we’ve played all year, and we were right there. Just didn’t come out ready to go in the second half.”

  • Shorthanded Lady Panthers win against Kentucky Country Day

    The shorthanded Carroll County Lady Panthers rode the career night of freshman Andrea Searcy to a 46-34 victory over Kentucky Country Day.

    Searcy scored a career-high 15 points to lead Carroll. Junior Abigail Aulbach joined her in double figures with 13 points.

    Junior Abby Evans injured an ankle during Monday’s practice and sat out the game. Carroll County head coach Paul Stone said Evans was listed as day to day. Also missing was senior guard Jenna Richmond who Stone said was ill.

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  • Carroll unable to hold late lead, falls in overtime

    By TIM HENDRICK

    The News-Democrat

    Carroll County extended its losing streak to nine games with a 70-68 overtime loss to Eminence in a 31st District game, Jan. 20.

    Carroll County held a 60-56 lead with 32.9 seconds left in the game. “We could not finish, we had the lead, ” Carroll County head coach Brian Crank said. “Losing streaks are hard to break.”

  • Dragons outpace Panthers, 84-55

    The Carroll County Panthers faced a tough opponent Tuesday night in 8th Region-leader South Oldham. The game was tied with a little more than two minutes left in the first quarter, but the Panthers couldn’t keep pace on offense against the Dragons, ultimately losing the game 84-55.

  • Lady Panthers notch home win over Frankfort

    After a slow first quarter, the Carroll County Lady Panthers built a small lead in the second quarter over Frankfort and pulled away in the fourth, winning 39-25.

    Carroll only hit 28 percent from the field (11-39), but they succeeded in getting to the free throw line, going 13-25 for 52 percent.

    Frankfort struggled offensively, going 10-50 (20 percent) from the field and 4-14 (29 percent) from the free throw line.

  • All-A honors

    Junior Abigail Aulbach and seniors Haley Dermon and Evan McMahan were named to the All ‘A’ All-Tournament Team. 

  • Boys struggle on the boards in loss to Owen

    The rebounding disparity, especially on the offensive glass, was the biggest factor in Carroll County’s loss to Owen County Tuesday night. The Rebels grabbed 19 offensive rebounds–the same number of defensive rebounds the Panthers tallied–and outrebounded the Panthers 41-22 overall. Tied 22-22 at halftime, Owen County outscored Carroll County 36-20 in the second half to win, 58-42.

  • Lady Panthers make a comeback but fall just short against Owen

    A poor shooting first half put the Carroll County Lady Panthers in a hole they almost dug out of before dropping a 31st District game to Owen County, 38-33, Tuesday night.

  • Lady Panthers fall in All ‘A,’ 41-34

    Coming off its best game of the season, the Carroll County Lady Panthers hoped the consistency would carry over into the semifinal 8th Region All “A” game Jan. 11, at Gallatin County High School.

    While Carroll played well, inconsistent play resulted in the Lady Panthers losing to Walton-Verona, 41-34.