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High School Sports

  • Abbott, Beckham, Supplee play in final home match

    The boys golf team said goodbye to seniors Nick Abbott, Zach Beckham and Kyle Supplee in style: They defeated Gallatin County 170-200.

    Levi Stephenson led the team, shooting a 40, followed by Abbott’s 42. Supplee and Blake Belcher each shot a 44, followed by Clint Burgess, 48, and Beckham, 49.

  • Tigers romp Panthers, 30-8, for first loss of season

    The wheels fell off the Panther Express Friday night as the Bellevue Tigers came to town on homecoming night and delivered Carroll their first loss of the season, 30-8.

    The Panthers offense was stymied for most of the night, and they turned the ball over four times – two fumbles and two interceptions – and also had a punt blocked.

    Their defense forced one turnover, a second-quarter fumble that led to their only scoring drive of the night.

  • Boys soccer defeats Owen for district lead

    After two 3-1 losses to the Rebels in the Owen County Invitational Tournament and the All-A Tournament, the Panthers had had enough. And when the pressure was on, they made it count.

    The Carroll County boys soccer team beat Owen 2-1 Tuesday, Sept. 11 in a hard-fought, grind-out, physical match to give them an undefeated district record and first place in the 31st District.

  • XC competes at Grant

    Fifth grader Clara Tuttle finished 19th out of 120 runners in the 1-mile race, while four high school runners made their season debuts in the 39th Annual Grant County Invitational held at Sherman Elementary Saturday.

    The day started out cold and rainy for the girls varsity 5K race, head coach Joe Creager said in an e-mail. The Lady Panthers were led by junior Sierra Martinez, making her debut for the team as she is also playing soccer this fall. She finished with a time of 27:51.9. Also running for the girls team was sophomore Kristen Doan, who ran a time of 33:51.9.

  • Carroll girls defeat Gallatin
  • Panthers host meet

    The Panther running team hosted an NCKC meet against conference rivals Trimble County, Walton-Verona, Henry County, Williamstown and Gallatin County at General Butler State Resort Park, Sept. 4.

    The night began with a JV race, where Carroll fifth grader Clara Tuttle finished in 6th place with a time of 16:53:43 in the two-mile race. Sophomore Kristen Doan finished in 14th place for the girls with a time of 24:37.84.

  • Lady Panthers win 3-1 over visiting Lady Cats Thursday

    By KRISTIN SHERRARD

    The News-Democrat

    The Lady Panthers volleyball team bounced back from a road-loss to Dayton to win 3-1 against Henry County in front of a home crowd Thursday, Sept. 6. With the win, the girls also avenged their 3-1 loss to the Lady Cats on Aug. 21.

    Carroll head coach Kristen Hooper said she was pleased with her team’s performance. “I like that my team was able to bounce back,” she said. “We lost to Dayton last night, and it was a frustrating loss.”

  • Sports briefs | Sept. 12, 2012

    Perez kick, C. Damron block in OT gives Panthers win

    It took overtime and two series of penalty kicks, but the Panthers soccer team managed to pull out a 3-2 district victory over Gallatin County on the road Tuesday, Sept. 4.

    “A win’s a win; we’ll take it,” head coach Ben Crutcher said, adding that his team (6-4) did not play very well coming out of the holiday weekend.

  • Panthers win Two Rivers Invitational

    For the fourth straight year, the Carroll County boys soccer team won their Two Rivers Invitational, held at Panther Field Saturday. The Panthers defeated Evangel Christian in game one and Covington Holmes in the championship to win the tournament.

    Carroll senior Brandon Stewart was named MVP, while the following Panthers were named to the All-Tournament team: Josh McCarty, Jay Damron, Michael Hall and Jacob Beach.

  • Embs breaks single-game rushing record in Carroll win

    Carroll County High School running back Tyshaun Embs is re-writing history during his senior campaign.

    Already the new record-holder for most touchdowns in a game with six and most points scored in a game with 36 against Pendleton County in the season-opener, Embs now holds the record for most yards in a single game. That record had stood since 1980, when Lonnie Mumphrey collected 360 yards against Beth Haven.