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High School Sports

  • Carroll hangs on to 2-1 win over Grant in Regionals

    In a battle of who could execute more plays in clutch situations, it was the Carroll County Panthers who came out victorious, defeating Grant County, 2-1, in the first round of the 8th Region Tournament Monday, May 26, at Henry County High School. The Panthers battled Anderson County from the 30th District Tuesday. The Bearcats defeated South Oldham, 7-3, Monday.

  • Lady Panthers give up six in fifth to fall 6-2 to Christian Academy

    One bad inning was the difference in an otherwise tight game between Carroll County and Christian Academy of Louisville. The Lady Centurions scored six runs in the top of the fifth and went on to win, 6-2, on senior night, May 16.

    The Lady Panthers celebrated the careers of the team’s six seniors before the game: Michaela Culver, Sarah Hawkins, Kelsey Ogden, Mackenzie Ogden, Kayla Williamson and Brittany Yocum.

  • Panthers continue struggles post-All ‘A’, fall to Frankfort

    Thursday night was meant to be a celebration for the six Panther seniors – John Michael Adams, Austin Crowell, Taylor Hill, Keifer McIntyre, Will Wallace and Jacob Wise. But when the final out was made, it was the Frankfort Panthers who left the field with smiles on their faces as they defeated the home team 6-1, May 15.

  • 2014 Student-Athlete of the Year

    Congratulations to Kelsey Ogden and Michael Hall, the 2014 Student-Athletes of the Year, as chosen by the staff of The News-Democrat.

  • Lady Panthers fall to Lady Cats in 31st District Tourney

    The Henry County Lady Cats were on top of their game Tuesday night. Unfortunately, it was at the expense of the Carroll County Lady Panthers.

    After falling behind 4-0, the Lady Panthers rallied in the bottom of the fifth to tie. But the Lady Cats weren’t done, plating two runs in the sixth and seven in the seventh to win, 13-4, in the 31st District Tournament. They advanced to the championship game Wednesday against Gallatin County, which defeated Owen County Tuesday, 3-2. Both teams also will compete in the 8th Region Tournament.

  • Panthers beat Wildcats, move on to championship

    Carroll County Panthers baseball earned a team win Tuesday night in the 31st District Tournament, defeating host Henry County, 6-2. They advanced to play Owen County in the championship Wednesday at Henry County. Results of that game were unavailable by press time. By making it to the championship, the Panthers and the Rebels will both play in the 8th Region Tournament next week, with the site yet to be determined.

  • 2014 Student-Athlete of the Year nominees
  • Burgin qualifies for May 24 state meet in Lexington

    Senior Tre Burgin qualified for the state track meet, held May 24 at the University of Kentucky Outdoor Track and Field Complex in Lexington, Ky. Burgin won first place in the pole vault with a height of 8 feet, 6 inches at the Class 1A Region 5 competition May 10 in Danville, Ky.

  • Hicks strikes out 14 in win

    By TODD POLLOCK

    Landmark News Service

    It was a pitchers’ duel in varsity baseball action Saturday when the Carroll County Panthers traveled to Bedford to take on the Trimble County Raiders. Rain delayed the start time of the game, but it did not dampen the spirits of the high school athletes. Carroll ultimately pulled out a 5-0 win.

    Both teams were scoreless during the first two innings with Zakk Hicks pitching four strikeouts for Carroll County and Zack Beard pitching two strikeouts for Trimble.

  • Lady Cats win in bottom of seventh

    Carroll County (13-5) jumped out to an early lead, but was unable to maintain it, as host Henry County (10-12) clawed its way back into the game May 5. Tied 3-3 in the bottom of the seventh, Alyson Stanley hit a leadoff triple to centerfield and scored the winning run on a sac fly to right field by Cheyenne Clark.

    Sarah Hawkins gave up 10 hits and a walk in 6.2 innings and struck out three batters.