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High School Sports

  • Football falls 48-14 on the road

    From the first offensive snap of the game, things were not going right for the Carroll County Panthers.

    It was homecoming night at Walton-Verona, and the Bearcats were ready to put on a show for their local fans. They did just that, defeating the Panthers 48-14 and handing them their first loss of the season.

    On that first offensive snap, Bearcats’ quarterback Nolan Daugherty handed the ball off to his running back Nolan Brown, who took off down the right sideline for a 60-yard touchdown run. The extra-point kick gave the Bearcats a 7-0 lead.

  • Boys’ golf team wins over W’town on senior night

    In an emotional farewell performance, Carroll defeated Williamstown 164-205 to send off their three seniors —Travis Ellis, Jacob Meadows and John Michael Williams—(above) with a victory. Zach Beckham led all scorers with a 38. Williams shot a 41; Meadows, 42; Ellis, 43; Nick Abbott, 45; Levi Stephenson, 49; and Thomas Hill, 57.

    After 22 seasons as head coach, Warren McEuen is retiring at season’s end. He stated that these seniors were a real pleasure to coach and they will be missed.

  • Lady Panthers unable to win home volleyball tournament

    Despite winning their first match over Iroquois, the Lady Panthers lost two straight to Ludlow and Williamstown to eliminate themselves from their home tournament, the Carroll County River Classic, Saturday.

    Everything was clicking early for the Lady Panthers, who posted a 25-19 victory in game one over Iroquois. “They just came out guns blazing; they did an awesome job,” head coach Kristen Hooper said.

  • Boys’ soccer finishes in third at tourney

    The Panthers’ soccer team competed in the Franklin-Simpson Invitational over the weekend. On Friday night, the team lost to Trinity (Louisville) 10-0, a team that is undefeated and ranked third in the state. On Saturday, the Panthers lost to Warren Central, 5-0, before rebounding and defeating Franklin-Simpson, 1-0. Carroll finished in third place out of five teams. They are now 6-7 on the season.

  • Volleyball wins over Bellevue, Gallatin

    The Lady Panther volleyball team is officially on a winning streak. They defeated Bellevue on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2-0, and Gallatin on Monday, 2-0, to win their third match in a row.

    In the match against Bellevue, Carroll squeaked out two narrow victories, 25-22, 25-23.

    Against Gallatin, Carroll won 25-15, 25-20. Kristen Amick served nine with one error and an ace, while Alyssa Hartman served eight with one error.

    The team is now 4-11 on the season.

  • Girls' soccer brief
  • Golf fundraiser

    Carroll County golf teams host their second “Tin Cup” Classic golf event Friday, Oct. 7, at Fairway Golf Course.

  • Panthers sweep Wildcats

    The boys’ golf team swept Gallatin County this season with a home victory on Thursday, 174-183. Jacob Meadows led the team with a 42, followed by Travis Ellis and Zach Beckham, both shooting 43. John Michael Williams shot a 46; Nick Abbott, 48; and Thomas Hill and Levi Stephenson, both shot 60.

  • Panthers hold onto 7-2 win at Bellevue

    The Carroll football team pulled out a 7-2 defensive victory Friday night at Bellevue to keep their record spotless at 5-0. The Panther ‘D’ allowed no offensive scores and just 167 total yards, with the Tigers (3-2) scoring their only points on a safety in the fourth quarter.

    “I can’t say enough about the job the defense did,” Weedman said. “Casey Breeden and Nick Carroll had great games. Travis Branum made some great plays, and our defensive ends Logan Doll and Duane Robbins played very disciplined.”

  • Streak ends: Carroll wins over W’town

    The Lady Panthers volleyball team is back to its winning ways.

    After losing 11 straight, Carroll defeated visiting Williamstown, 2-1, (18-25, 25-21, 25-21) Tuesday night.

    “I think we finally turned a corner, and it’s been a long time coming,” head coach Kristen Hooper said. “I’m really, really happy with the way the girls played tonight.”