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High School Sports

  • Carroll’s season ends with loss in regionals

    Carroll County’s magical season came to an end with a 5-0 loss to Oldham County (9-9-1) in the quarterfinals of the 8th Region boys soccer tournament Monday night. Carroll County finishes its season with a record of 15-8-0.

    Coach Ben Crutcher said he was so proud of his team. They battled all night against a very good soccer team. Oldham County is a very fundamentally sound team.

  • Carroll County falls to Owen, 59-41, in last home game

    Pre-game festivities honored 12 senior football players, one sports trainer, three cheerleaders and three choir members before the game fireworks began Friday night as the Panthers faced Owen County.

    The Rebels claimed the win, 59-41, in a game that was heavy on offense.

    But Carroll put the first score on the board for senior night.

  • Girls soccer season ends Monday in district shoot-out against Henry

    The stage was set Monday night for an exciting game, as Carroll County and Henry County battled for the third time this season for a spot in the 31st District Championship against host Owen County.

    The two teams split regular season matches, with Henry winning in a shootout at Carroll Aug 20, 4-3, and Carroll responding 10 days later at Henry with a 3-0 shutout.

    The Lady Panthers came ready to play and had improved their defense and ball skills since senior night just a little more than a week before and greatly since August.

  • Team rides ‘emotional roller coaster’ Senior Night against Collins

    Senior Night is always an emotional time for parents, players and the outgoing seniors. It wasn’t any different Thursday night for the four seniors at Carroll County High School. Amongst the hugs and the tears, there was a volleyball game that also was an emotional roller coaster.

    Collins High School (11-18) took advantage of the emotions in the first game jumping out to a quick 6-0 lead, prompting a time out from Carroll head coach Kristen Hooper.

  • District Playoffs

    Volleyball - No. 1 seed, will play winner of No. 4/5 seed on Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. at Carroll County

    Girls soccer - No. 2 seed vs. No. 3 Henry County on Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. at Owen County

    Boys soccer - No. 1 seed vs. No. 4 Henry County on Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. at Owen County

  • NCKC All-Conference teams

    The following student-athletes were named to the NCKC All-Conference team for their respective sports:


    Girls golf: Hannah McMahan


    Boys golf: Zach Beckham and Levi Stephenson


    Boys soccer: Brandon Stewart, Denis Perez and Josh McCarty. Team MVP: Michael Hall
     

  • Boys soccer wins on senior night

    It was a very physical and tense-at-times match, but the Panthers soccer team outscored the visiting Spencer County Bears 6-2 to win on senior night, Sept. 25.

    “I was very happy for all of our seniors,” head coach Ben Crutcher said. “They all contributed to this win tonight.”

    The Panthers will graduate five seniors who have all played huge roles in the squad’s success this year: Jacob Beach, Jay Damron, Josh McCarty, Chase Osborne and Brandon Stewart.

  • Lady Panthers soccer says ‘goodbye’ to four seniors

    Four pillars on the Lady Panthers soccer team played in their final regular-season home game Saturday night. Seniors Jordan Bailey, Lyndie Burns, Raenah Hawkins and Lidia Jimenez ran out onto Panther Field for possibly the last time. However, if they have it their way, it will not be the last time, as the winner of the 31st District Tournament has the honor of hosting a first-round 8th Region Tournament game.

  • Football wins big at Gallatin

    After two straight losses, the Panther football team rebounded Friday night with a big win over district rival Gallatin County, 57-27, on Sept. 28 in Warsaw.

    The Panthers defense forced the Wildcats to turn the ball over seven times – four interceptions and three fumbles – giving the ball back to its offense, which pounded the ball down Gallatin’s throats. As a team, Carroll rushed 34 times for 458 yards and seven touchdowns, and committed just one turnover – a fumble on a punt.

  • Carroll volleyball wins three-straight, falls to Trimble in championship of tourney

    The Carroll County volleyball team finished in second place to rival Trimble County in the Carroll County River Classic, held Saturday at Carroll County High School and Cartmell Elementary.

    “Overall, I am proud of our girl’s tenacity and drive throughout the tournament,” head coach Kristen Hooper said. “It was a long day. The girls played four matches in a row, and they were physically, mentally and emotionally challenged the entire time. Their ability to struggle through the hard times and celebrate the good showed their character as a team.”