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High School Sports

  • Carroll County hosts NCKC tennis tournament

    Carroll County High School hosted the NCKC tennis tournament Saturday, April 20. The girls matches were held at the county park, while the boys matches were at the high school.

    In girls singles, Carroll’s No. 2 Sarah McArter defeated Trimble’s No. 1 Alex Lawhorn. She will play Walton-Verona’s No. 1 singles player. Carroll’s No. 1 Lyndie Burns had a bye in the first round and defeated Gallatin’s No. 2 player in the second round. She will take on Walton-Verona’s No. 2 singles player.

  • Track Beat | April 24, 2013

    Corbin ranked No. 1 in middle school shot

    Carroll County Middle School thrower Malachi Corbin is ranked No. 1 in the state in middle school boys shot put with his distance of 44 feet 8 inches at the Western Hills Middle School meet.

    Corbin has been named MileSplit U.S. First Team Elite, the only Kentucky boy shot put athlete to achieve this feat in 2013 so far, Carroll County High School head coach Joe Creager said in an email. This throw also currently ranks Malachi No. 11 in the nation among middle school athletes.

  • CCHS track and field honors seniors at home meet

    The Carroll County High School track and field team hosted its only home meet of the season Friday. The team honored its three seniors: thrower Raenah Hawkins, jumper/sprinter Kristofer Curnutte and thrower/sprinter Brandon Franklin.

    “It was nice to honor those seniors for their commitment to the team,” head coach Joe Creager said in an email. “I would like to thank Mr. Tom Stephens, Mrs. Mandy Wilson and Mrs. Lynn Eaglin and all of the students who came out to help make the meet a success.”

  • CCHS basketball teams honored at banquet Sunday

    Lady Panthers Awards

    110 percent award - Chasity Burgin

    Most steals - Kayla Williamson

    Coach’s Award - Kelsey Trapp

    Most assists - Kayla Williamson

    Most blocked shots - Miranda Groseclose

    Leading Rebounder - Lauren Moore

    Best Defense - Makena Kindoll

    Most improved - Kristen “Doodle” Amick

    Best field goal percentage - Lauren Moore

    Most 3-point field goals made - Makena Kindoll

    Leading scorer - Miranda Groseclose

  • Ky Speedway rewards its fans

    Kentucky Speedway is introducing fan-first initiatives that reward long-time season ticket customers, welcome first-time visitors and focus on family entertainment.

    The five-event speedway season opens with the June 29 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 that features a race-day concert with country music artist Billy Currington, June 28 NASCAR Nationwide Series Feed The Children 300 and June 27 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 225. A second event weekend features a 300-mile NNS battle on Sept. 21 and a 150-mile ARCA Racing Series event on Sept. 20.

  • 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.