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High School Sports

  • Baseball rebounds from loss, splits games Saturday at W-V

    After a Friday night loss on the road to district foe Gallatin County, the Panthers baseball team split a doubleheader Saturday at Walton-Verona, putting them at 6-6 on the season.

    Carroll struggled to put the bat on the ball against the Wildcats, managing just one hit in the game – a bunt single by Chase Osborne.

    Head coach Josh Mefford said his team had poor pitch selection against Gallatin pitcher Brady Lawrence, who struck out three and walked three in a complete game.

  • Gray, Jack top eight in state

    Carroll County seniors Devin Gray and Dylan Jack ranked in the top eight in the state in their respective events in the first Outdoor Power Rankings of the 2012 season. Gray is currently ranked eighth in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:10.81. He has his sights set on the school record in the boys 800 meter that was set by D’Anthony Collins at the 2008 State Track Meet with a time of 2:03.46.

  • Changing of the guard

    Carroll County High School teacher and alum Josh Mefford has taken the reins as the new baseball head coach. The former ball player has learned how to balance his new position with his career and family life and what it takes to step up from JV to varsity coach.
     

    Watch the video on Josh on the homepage under Multimedia.

  • Lady Panthers finish second at home meet

    Carroll County celebrated multiple first-place finishes in their second All Comers meet Tuesday, March 27. The Panthers hosted Grant County, Boone County and Covington Holmes. The girls finished in second place overall, while the boys came in fourth place.

    For the Lady Panthers, Karly Prosser had strong showings in the shot put (first place) and discus (second place to Carroll’s Raenah Hawkins), and helped her 4x100 meter relay team in a strong race, head coach Joe Creager said.

  • Changing of the guard

    Carroll County High School teacher and alum Josh Mefford has taken the reins as the new baseball head coach. The former ball player has learned how to balance his new position with his career and family life and what it takes to step up from JV to varsity coach.
     

  • Girls tennis team sweeps Williamstown at home

    The Lady Panthers defended their home court Thursday, March 29, beating the visiting Lady Devils 5-0. While the team was still not at full strength, the girls played well, head coach Juan Fernandez said.

    Seventh grader Jessi Dermon competed in her first match as a singles player. She came back in the first set to force a tie breaker, but ultimately came up short. However, she dominated in the second set and finished out to win in the third, he said.

  • Lady Panthers down Lady Rebels

    Senior Kayley Perry hit her first home run of the season, as Carroll County defeated district rival Owen County 5-3 at home Thursday, March 29.

  • Girls fall to Wildcats

    With players gone due to other activities, the Lady Panthers tennis team was forced to adjust in its match against the Lady Wildcats on the road. Despite a good effort, the girls lost 3-2.

    In No. 1 singles, Lyndie Burns struggled with unforced errors and could not get back in to the match, head coach Juan Fernandez said. No. 2 singles player Pooja Patel dropped her first set due to nerves, but rebounded in the second and minimized her errors to pull out a victory. In No. 3 singles, Fernandez said Megan Harris “totally dominated her match.”

  • Boys' tennis defeats Gallatin

  • Panthers 2-1 in weekend tournament

    Carroll County baseball finished 2-1 in the Jim Dougherty Memorial Tournament on Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1. The Panthers lost their first game against Beechwood, 4-0, but recovered with victories over Silver Grove and Dayton.

    Head coach Josh Mefford said his team played well overall. Junior Dillon Craig was awarded the plaque for the All-Tournament team for his hitting and pitching in Carroll’s game against Beechwood.