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High School Sports

  • Track issues to be addressed before meets

    Carroll County High School home track meets were canceled this season. But less than 12 hours later, they were back on again.

    Head coach Joe Creager sent out an e-mail at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, announcing the cancellation due to issues with the track: “There are several issues on the track that have caused the home meets scheduled for this season to be canceled. We will not reschedule. Thank you.”

  • Sports Shorts | Jan. 30, 2013

    Girls offense struggles, loses to Spencer

    The Lady Panthers shot just 35 percent from the field in a 50-44 road loss at Spencer County Tuesday. Lauren Moore led the team with a double-double, 17 points and 11 rebounds.

    Carroll hung close in the first half, down 16-13, but were outscored 21-8 in the third quarter.

    The following Lady Panthers also scored: Makena Kindoll, nine points; Doodle Amick and Tatum McIntyre, five points; Kirsten Arvin, four points; Kayla Williamson and Miranda Groseclose, two points.

     

  • Girls defeat Eminence, 64-20

    The Lady Panthers took care of business early on Saturday, building a 29-4 first-quarter lead to ultimately win, 64-20, over Eminence at home. The victory broke a six-game losing streak for Carroll County, putting its record at 4-15.

    Pressure defense and confidence were the keys to success for the Lady Panthers. The Lady Warriors (5-10) struggled with their ball handling, especially against the press, and committed 24 turnovers.

    Carroll committed just 10 turnovers and shot 52 percent from the field, 62 percent from 2-point range.

  • Panthers prevail after first quarter deficit

    The Panthers persevered Saturday in a district-rival battle against Eminence, coming back from a huge first-quarter deficit to ultimately win, 65-53.

    “I was just really proud of our effort, and I think that really shows the character and the type of players that we have,” head coach Carroll Yager said. “They really rose to the occasion and played well. I thought we executed well. I was pleased with really every phase of the game tonight.”

  • Attention elementary school athletes: Sign up now for CCHS track and field

    Students in kindergarten through fourth grade will now have the opportunity to participate with the Carroll County High School track and field teams. Fifth-graders are already competing with the Carroll County Middle School team.

  • Ladies fall at Williamstown

    The Lady Panthers (3-14) could not generate enough offense to pull off a road win at Williamstown (8-12) Saturday, losing 57-46.

    Freshman Miranda Groseclose led the team with 17 points, including 7-9 from the free throw line.
    Lauren Moore almost managed a second straight double-double, finishing with 10 points and eight rebounds.

  • Ladies fall to Cooper at home

    Cooper outscored Carroll 15-3 in the second quarter, en route to a 65-41 victory Tuesday, Jan. 15.

    After the game, head coach Paul Stone said he wanted to see better focus out of his young team.

  • Road loss: Lady Raiders defend home court against Lady Panthers

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark News Service

    Trimble County Coach Kerrie Stewart lamented her team’s “ragged” performance. Carroll County Coach Paul Stone praised his team’s performance as “aggressive.” Each coach’s assessment is not indicative of the game’s outcome for his/her respective team as the Lady Raiders dealt their visitors a 62-40 loss on the hardwood Thursday.

  • Track team competes in first meet

    The Carroll County High School track and field team saw its first action of the 2013 season Saturday at the University of Kentucky’s Wildcat Classic indoor invitational.

    It was a good start for the Panthers season against some of the best athletes from across the state, head coach Joe Creager said in an e-mail. The meet had several records broken, showing the top-level quality of the athletes in competition there. As the team progresses through the season, Creager said he would use this meet as a reference for where the team started and how to improve.

  • Time changes vs. Owen

    The boys basketball game against Owen County, originally scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 24, has been postponed to Thursday, Jan. 31. Owen County will be competing Thursday in the All-A state tournament in Frankfort.

    The Jan. 31 game will still be a triple-header.

    The girls basketball game Friday against Owen County will be moved up an hour: JV at 5 p.m. and varsity at 6:30 p.m. If the Owen County boys win, they would play Friday at 9:30 p.m.

    The time change will enable both fans and administrators to attend both games.