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High School Sports

  • Owen dominates over Carroll in district matchup

    Owen County continued the momentum from last week’s regional All “A” championship in Tuesday night’s 81-39 district win over Carroll County.

    Owen scored the first basket of the game on a dunk by junior forward Carson Williams. Vince Toftness added eight of his game high 26 points as Owen rolled to a 13-0 lead before Carroll County junior forward Austin Crank scored Carroll’s first points with 2:55 left in the first quarter.

  • Lady Panthers basketball | Jan. 15, 2015

    Lady Panthers pick up road win
    Carroll County defeated Henry County, 35-29, in New Castle Jan. 6. The Lady Panthers jumped out to an 11-4 first-quarter lead, but the Lady Cats fought back in the second quarter to pull within two at the half, 19-17. Neither team scored many points in the third quarter (6-4 Carroll). The Lady Panthers were able to hold on in the fourth for the win.

  • Panthers Basketball | Jan. 15, 2015

    Carroll falls to Henry

    Henry County dominated Carroll County during the first quarter on their home court, 21-8, and eventually won by the same margin, 64-51, Jan. 6.

    With the rest of the statistics about even, the story of the game was rebounding. Henry County outrebounded Carroll County 37-18, including 14-8 on the offensive glass.

    Henry’s Gavin Jameson led all scorers with 21 points. Teammates Coleton Aneszko, 17, and Trey Wills, 11, also hit double-digits.

  • Boys pull away in 2nd half, beat Walden

    After a slow start, the Carroll County boys basketball team pulled away in the second half, outscoring visiting Walden 37-19 in the second half, to win, 61-42, Saturday, Jan. 3.

    “First half, I thought we were very sluggish, didn’t seem like we had much energy,” head coach Carroll Yager said, noting he did not know if it was because of Christmas break or if the team was losing its legs after coming home from playing two tournaments.

    “We talked about it at halftime, and I thought they responded really well in the second half.”

  • Panthers beat Butler, fall to Bethlehem, Crittenden in LaRue Co. tournament

    By KRISTIN BECK

    The News-Democrat

    The Carroll County Panthers basketball team lost two out of three games Dec. 29-31, at the National Guard Holiday Classic at LaRue County High School.

    The Panthers won their first game against Butler County, but lost to a tough Bethlehem team in round two. Head coach Carroll Yager said he thought his team played one of their best games all season against the Bardstown squad, but came back and played one of their worst against Crittenden County.

  • Lady Panthers improved in 2nd half, but not enough to overcome TOs

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers outscored the Russell Red Devils 28-20 in the second half, but it was not enough to overcome a turnover-laden first half, as the Lady Panthers lost, 56-43, in day two of the North American Stainless Basketball Classic Tuesday, Dec. 30. Carroll County took on North Oldham Dec. 31, in their final game of the tournament.

    “The second half was as well as we’ve played all year; (the) first half was probably as bad as we’ve played,” head coach Paul Stone said.

  • Missed opportunity: Ladies lose in OT to North Oldham

    North Oldham outscored Carroll County 11-5 in overtime to hand the Lady Panthers their third straight loss Dec. 31, in the North American Stainless Holiday Classic. Scott High School defeated Collins High School, 66-46, to win the championship.

  • Lady Panthers sharing Christmas joy
  • Moore honored
  • Lady Panthers lose to Ludlow in NAS tourney first round

    In the battle of the Lady Panthers, Ludlow outscored host Carroll County 17-9 in the fourth quarter to win, 45-37, Monday, Dec. 29, in the opening round of the North American Stainless Basketball Classic.

    It was a neck-and-neck battle the entire way, as the two teams entered the fourth quarter knotted at 28. But it was the Ludlow Lady Panthers who were able to put the game away.