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High School Sports

  • Winter sports banquet

    Carroll County High School basketball and cheerleading held the winter sports banquet Sunday, March 20, at the high school. Student-athletes were recognized for both their academic and athletic achievements. 

  • Carroll County returns experience on both tennis squads

    Expectations continue to be high for the Carroll County High School girls tennis team, which returns its core group of players–now juniors that have grown up in the program.

    Head coach Juan Fernandez, who is in his ninth year of coaching, believes the girls would place among the top three or four teams in the state and expects the team to win the NCKC title. The Lady Panthers’ biggest challenger this season is Gallatin County, he said.

  • Panthers baseball drops season opener to North Oldham

    Carroll County High School baseball kicked off the 2016 season Tuesday night on the short end of a 17-2 score.

    North Oldham Mustangs brought their bats to the game as they pounded out 17 hits off of the Panthers’ pitching staff, including home runs by junior Cameron Masterman and sophomore Seth Bacon.

    Carroll County only managed four hits off the North Oldham pitchers.

  • Team previews for CC softball and tennis next week
  • Ray expects baseball Panthers to continue being competitive

    Carroll County High School baseball team kicks off its season with a three-game home stand with a March 15, contest against North Oldham, followed by Bishop Brossart on March 19, and the first game of district play against Owen County on March 22.

    “We will find out something about ourselves in a hurry this year,” head coach Jimmy Ray said. “I feel this is the toughest schedule I have put together but how hard it will be is weather dependant. The rain will dictate who we play.”

  • Wildcats stop Carroll County in 31st District opener

    Neck-and-neck through the first half, Henry County went on a short spurt in the beginning of the third quarter and broke the game open in the fourth to advance in the 31st District Tournament, defeating Carroll County 72-54 Feb. 24, at Gallatin County High School.

  • Panthers pull out senior night win

    A brief second quarter run and clutch fourth-quarter free throws were the difference in Carroll County’s senior night win over Walton-Verona, 60-57.

    “That’s a good win,” head coach Brian Crank said. “… We didn’t shoot the ball well and we still scored a lot of points against them and they play good defense; that’s what they’re known for. We came out and just competed and competed and competed.”

  • Lady Panthers battle, fall just short in districts

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers gave the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats a serious run for their money in the 31st District Tournament Tuesday night. Carroll led much of the night, and the teams were knotted at 39 with less than three minutes to go. But turnovers were the ultimate deciding factor, as Carroll turned it over on the next three trips down the floor, and Gallatin went on a 6-0 run. The Lady Wildcats won the game, 47-41. They will take on Owen County in the 31st District Championship Friday night.

  • 2016 basketball and cheerleading seniors
  • Lady Panthers fall to Walton-Verona on senior night

    Senior night for the Carroll County Lady Panthers did not start off the way head coach Paul Stone wanted as the Walton-Verona Lady Bearcats defeated Carroll 60-35.

    “We got off to a slow start and struggled offensively,” Stone said. “I also did a lot of subbing and I felt that hurt our in-game chemistry as I ended up with combinations on the floor that have not played together very much.”