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High School Sports

  • Owen defeats Carroll in All-A

    The Lady Rebels outscored the Lady Panthers 24-9 in the first half, enroute to a 62-26 victory in the 8th Region All-A Classic on Jan. 11 at Williamstown.

    Carroll (4-12) struggled from the field, shooting just 15 percent compared to 52 percent for Owen (14-4). The Lady Panthers also committed 24 turnovers.

    Senior Andie Hardesty led the team with five points, followed by Brittany Arvin, Kelsey Ogden and Nikki Hill, all scoring three points. Lauren Moore and Makena Kindoll also scored one point.

  • Cheerleaders win regional competition

    The Carroll County High School Cheerleaders placed first at the KAPOS 8th Region cheerleading competition. They won the traditional category, beating out Trimble, Grant and Williamstown.

    This win will send them to the state competition in Bowling Green at Western Kentucky University on Feb. 18.

    Sponsors are being sought to help cover costs. If you are interested in being a sponsor, please contact coach Ashlea Ramsey at (502) 525-8377.

  • Ballinger’s jersey retired
  • Browning’s induction honored
  • Boys outscored 10-2 in third, lose 48-36 to Gallatin

    Carroll County struggled against Gallatin County’s pressure defense, committing 27 turnovers en route to a 48-36 loss at home.

    “That’s the difference in the game,” Panthers head coach Carroll Yager said. “We missed some easy shots around the basket, probably four or five at least, right there at the basket … that could have been a difference too. Big thing is we have to handle the ball a bit better. We’re going to keep working on things to do that.”

  • Girls struggle against Gallatin, fall 63-32

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers honored all-time scoring leader Whitney Ballinger Saturday night by retiring her jersey in front of the home crowd. Unfortunately, the Lady Panthers (4-11) weren’t able to use Ballinger’s scoring ability against the visiting Gallatin County Lady Wildcats (12-4), falling 63-32.

  • Panthers lose 4Q lead, fall 64-57 to Wildcats

    Up seven points with a little more than four minutes to go, the Carroll County Panthers (6-7) beat themselves down the stretch, turning the ball over and the win to the visiting Henry County Wildcats (9-6), 64-57 on Tuesday, Jan. 3.

  • Lady Panthers pull out win over Henry

    Down 20-10 heading into the fourth quarter, things looked bleak for the Carroll County Lady Panthers. The team had played well on defense, forcing Henry County to turn the ball over 24 times in the game, but continued to struggle on their shooting, hitting just 5-36 shots for 14 percent from the field through three quarters.

    But just when it seemed like the Lady Wildcats (3-10) had the game in hand, the Lady Panthers (4-10) started hitting shots. Carroll went on a 17-2 run in the fourth to pull out a 27-22 come-from-behind win on Tuesday, Jan. 3.

  • Breakout performances by Panthers in Louisville tourney

    The Panthers (6-6) posted a strong showing in the Beth Haven Holiday Classic, finishing 2-1 in the three-day event Dec. 29-31.

    The first game against Portland Christian came down to the wire, as Carroll senior John Walls tipped in the game-winning bucket, 61-59.

  • Ladies continue to improve

    The Lady Panthers (3-10) finished 1-2 in the Lady Cougar After Christmas Tournament in McLean County Dec. 27-29.

    Head coach Randy Mefford said he believes  his team improved during the tournament and benefitted from the experience of playing three more road games in three days. Before Christmas, the Lady Panthers also competed in a three-day tournament, the Lady Dragon Invitational at South Oldham.