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High School Sports

  • Tennis battles Trimble, Gallatin on home court

    The Carroll County High School tennis teams took on Trimble County (March 13) and Gallatin County  (March 14) at home last week.

    The girls defeated the Lady Raiders 3-2. No. 1 singles Lyndie Burns defeated Alex Lawhorn, 7-6 (6), 6-4; No. 2 singles Sarah McArter defeated Elisabeth Moore, 6-3, 6-0; and No. 3 singles Jessi Dermon defeated Ciarra Harmon, 6-1, 6-0.

    In No. 1 doubles, Taylor Courtney and Megan Harris lost to Kalee Cook and Micah Hess, 0-6, 0-6. In No. 2 doubles, Kendall Conley and Emilee Walker lost to Diane Payton and Whitney Wingham, 2-6, 2-6.

  • Meet the new CCHS baseball head coach Jimmy Ray

    JIMMY RAY

    • Graduated from Carroll County High School in 1989
    • Served in the U.S. Navy from 1989-1992
    • Attended Northern Kentucky University
    • Coaching experience: 10 years

    Favorite player: Rickey Henderson
    Favorite team: Cincinnati Reds
    Favorite baseball movie: “Bad News Bears”
    Favorite baseball quote: “The Panther Way: Pride, Passion, Perseverance and Perspiration”
    “Whatever it takes.”

  • Boys, girls tennis teams return experience, drive to succeed

    The Carroll County tennis program continues to grow under the tutelage of sixth-year head coach Juan Fernandez. Fernandez began coaching the boys and became the girls coach last season.

  • Baseball returns all starters for first-year coach Ray

    First-year Carroll County High School baseball head coach Jimmy Ray takes the reins of a senior-laden team that returns all nine starters from last season. Last year’s team finished 15-16 and lost a heartbreaker to Owen County in the second round of the 31st District tournament.

    Ray is not new to the Carroll County baseball program.

  • Talented softball team has high hopes for upcoming season

    2013 could be a “banner” year for the Lady Panthers softball team.

    The girls lost just one senior from last year’s squad that finished 17-17 and lost in the first round of the 31st Districts to Owen County.

    The team is loaded with experienced talent, led by six juniors – Michaela Culver, Sarah Hawkins, Kelsey Ogden, Mackenzie Ogden, Kayla Williamston and Brittany Yocum – most of whom have played travel ball.

  • Spring Fever: Track and field excited for outdoor season

    The Carroll County track and field team is strong. Literally.

    Head coach Joe Creager said his team’s strengths this year will lie in the field events: jumping and throwing. The team also boasts a large number of juniors and seniors – four seniors and five juniors for the girls and three seniors and nine juniors for the boys. Unfortunately, not all of them have track and field experience.

  • High school indoor track season ends, looking forward to outdoor meets

    The Carroll County Panther track and field team competed in the 53rd Annual Mason-Dixon Games Saturday, March 2. The Panthers did well as individuals, but the team scores were not where we wanted them to be, head coach Joe Creager said in an e-mail.
    Mason-Dixon is equivalent to Indoor State, and the best competition from Class A was on hand to show what they can do.
    The Panthers were led by junior Taylor Byrd, whose diving finish was good enough for fifth place in the 400-meter run with a time of 57.1 seconds.

  • Award | Feb. 27, 2013
  • Boles named Player of Week for second time

    Trey Boles was named the North Central Kentucky Boys Basketball Conference Player of the week for Feb. 11-16. 

    He averaged 21 points a game, 8 rebounds, and 2 assists while shooting 87 percent from the free throw line and 76 percent from the field.

    This is the second time that Boles has been named conference player of the week.

    The North Central Kentucky Conference is made up of Gallatin County, Trimble County, Owen County, Williamstown, Walton, Henry County and Carroll County.  

  • All-Conference honors for Boles, Gibson

    Carroll County’s Trey Boles and Dallas Gibson were named to the North Central Kentucky All Conference Boys Basketball Team for 2012-2013 Season. 

    The following also were named to the All-Conference team: Christian Morgan, Gallatin County; Derek Jeffries, Henry County; Austin Young, Henry County; Zach Ripy, Owen County; Justin Shelton, Owen County; Carson Williams, Owen County; Evan Long, Trimble County; Grant Moeves, Walton-Verona; Tanner Moeves, Walton-Verona; and David Jump, Williamstown.