High School Sports

  • All-star performances
  • Season ends with district tourney loss to Owen

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers played one of their best sets all season in the first set of their semifinal 31st District Tournament match up with No. 1-seed Owen County. Unfortunately, the No. 5 Lady Panthers could not keep up that early momentum and overcome their own mistakes, losing 3-1 (25-18, 17-25, 22-25, 21-25), to end their season Oct. 17.

    The Lady Panthers defeated No. 4 Gallatin County in the first round the night before, winning 3-2.

  • Panthers return home for finale after tough road trip

    Carroll County’s three-game road trip finally came to an end Friday night, as the Panthers–for the third time this season–faced another Top 10 opponent in Class 1A Paris High School. The Panthers (3-6) scored more points (21) and gained more yards (260) against the Greyhounds (8-1) than any other team this season. But when the final horn sounded, Paris claimed victory, 55-21.

  • Panthers fall to Walton-Verona, 48-7

    Carroll County football faced another tough opponent Friday night in Walton-Verona, ranked No. 7 in Class 2A according to MaxPreps. The Panthers were still within striking distance at halftime, trailing 21-7, but could not close the gap in the second half, losing 48-7.

  • Win and advance: Carroll defeats Gallatin in 31st District Tournament


    For The News-Democrat

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers were wired as they headed into the opening game of the 2017 31st District Tournament Monday, Oct. 16, against the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats. While it was a fight to the finish, the Lady Panthers were able to pull out the win in the fifth match winning three out of the five matches. (25-7, 14-25, 25-16, 23-25, 16-14)

  • Lady Panthers defeat Grant County on senior night, 2-1

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers overcame a stumble in the second set to send their three seniors home with a win on senior night, defeating Grant County 2-1 (25-20, 8-25, 25-15).

    Head coach Lynn Eaglin said the girls came out strong in the first set. Abigail Aulbach served 10 points for the Lady Panthers, including four aces, which gave Carroll the momentum it needed to win the first set.

  • Carroll falls to Spencer in Regional Tournament, 6-2

    Early mistakes contributed to the Carroll County Panthers finding themselves behind early to an aggressive Spencer County team in the opening round of the 8th Regional Tournament. Despite two huge goals from senior Trystan Amick, it wasn’t enough, as the Panthers lost, 6-2. The first round of the tournament was held at Owen County High School.

  • 2017 District All-Tournament | Girls Soccer
  • District Dynasty

    The Carroll County Panthers soccer team battled through multiple injuries, a missing starter and players in new positions, but they achieved their goal: to win a sixth straight 31st District championship. Junior Felix Avila scored Carroll County’s only goal, and the Panthers held on to win 1-0 over Henry County Oct. 12, at Henry County.

  • Football suffers tough loss to Owen

    Carroll County football lost a heartbreaker Thursday night, as Owen County drove 97 yards and scored a touchdown and extra point with 58 seconds to go to win, 21-20, in Owenton.

    “We just had individual breakdowns at key times that hurt us,” head coach Hunter Cantwell said. “I thought we played a good game against a very good football team, came out and did a lot of things well, but a lot of little things bit us in the rear and when you play a tough opponent like Owen, those things add up.”