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High School Sports

  • Carroll volleyball falls 3-1 to Trimble

    It was within their grasp, but the Lady Panthers could not manage to pull out a victory over border rival Trimble County, falling 3-1 Thursday night at home. Carroll won game two 25-23.

  • Sports briefs | Sept. 5, 2012

    Cross-country runs at Williamstown

    The Panthers cross country team competed in the first of six weekly NCKC meets at Williamstown Tuesday, Aug. 28. Also running in the meet were Walton-Verona and Owen County.

    Juniors Austin Crowell and Brad Osborne and freshman Austin Crank led the team. Crowell finished in 13th with a time of 20:08.3, followed by Crank in 15th with a time of 21.19.0 and Osborne in 21st with a time of 23:01.1.

  • Sports briefs | Aug. 29, 2012

    Carroll soccer falls 3-2 to Shelby

    The boys soccer team rallied to tie after being down two goals, but was robbed of a win or a tie by a controversial referee call, losing 3-2 to Shelby County Aug. 21.

    Head coach Ben Crutcher said he was not focused on this game going in because it would be his team’s fourth game in four days. He could tell from the start that his team was tired. It also was undermanned, with three starters out with illness or injury.

  • Cross Country competes in first meet of the 2012 season

    The Panthers running team competed in their first meet of the season Wednesday, Aug. 22 at Switzerland County. Also competing in the meet were Rising Sun and Southwestern high schools.

    Junior Austin Crowell led the Panthers with a 4th place finish, and freshman Austin Crank finished 9th.

    Junior Brad Osborne also had a strong top 20 finish for Carroll County.

    Sophomore Joshua Beach and freshman Alex Jeffrey ran well in their first high school meets, head coach Joe Creager said. Both finished the course and filled out the team score.

  • Bartley INT seals OT win, 33-27

    “One of the more exciting games I’ve ever been a part of.”

    That is how Carroll County football head coach Mike Weedman described his team’s come-from-behind 33-27 overtime victory over Lewis County Friday, Aug. 24.

    Down 19-7 until just before the half, Carroll came back to tie the game late in the fourth.

    That’s when the Panther ‘D’ shined.

    With first down on the 10-yard line and time ticking down, the Panthers kept the Lions out of the end zone, forcing the game into overtime.

  • Volleyball drops to Walton-Verona 2-1

    The Lady Panthers volleyball team lost 2-1 to the visiting Lady Bearcats Monday night. It was the first match all season in which the girls played three games rather than five. Five games will be the new standard next season. However this year, district games are played to five, while conference games are played to three.

  • Boys soccer defeats Gallatin off Byrd goal in OT

    Elbows flying, tempers flaring, tension mounting. Add in a dash of late-game heroics, and it must be a Carroll/Gallatin game.

    About a minute into the second five-minute overtime, senior Josh McCarty delivered a beautiful, high and deep throw-in from the right sideline toward the goal. The ball bounced over several players, and junior Taylor Byrd was in the right place at the right time, nudging the ball into the goal to beat the visiting Wildcats 2-1 Thursday night.

    Things did not start out so well for the Panthers, however.

  • Lady Panthers sweep out the Lady Demons, win at home

    The Lady Panthers volleyball team would not be denied. Down seven points early in game three, the girls rallied to win 28-26 and complete the three-game sweep on visiting Williamstown Thursday, Aug. 16.

  • Embs breaks record, Panthers cruise 61-22 in opener

    With his six touchdowns and 36 points Friday night against Pendleton County, senior Tyshaun Embs broke the 1972 school record at Carroll County for most touchdowns and most points scored in a game. John Travis held the previous record with five touchdowns and 34 points. Carroll County won the game 61-22.

    “Tyshaun ran the ball very well,” head coach Mike Weedman said. “He ran the ball like a veteran running back.”

  • Sports briefs | Aug. 22, 2012

    Volleyball defeats Grant 3-1

    Carroll County volleyball defeated Grant County on the road 3-1 Wednesday, Aug. 15. Senior Megan Harris served 28 serves with 3 aces and also had 10 digs. Senior Caitlyn Burke had 8 kills.

    Girls soccer falls 6-1

    Senior Lidia Jimenez scored the first Lady Panther soccer goal of the season on the road Wednesday, Aug. 15 against Cooper High School. Unfortunately, the team lost 6-1.

    Panthers finish second in soccer tourney