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High School Sports

  • 2011 Student-Athlete of the Year Awards: Hannah Devine, basketball

    When locals say the name “Hannah Devine,” the first images that come to mind are of a Lady Panther basketball player nailing 3-pointers from every spot outside the arch, driving hard to the basket and grabbing tough rebounds on the block.

    But what everyone may not know is that this same athlete puts in hours of extra time in the gym, earns a 4.0 grade average and is at the top of her junior class, and  volunteers much of her free time to helping others.

  • Zach Wise wins conference, district player of the year

    Zach Wise was named the 2011 NCKC player of the year and the 31st District player of the year, head coach Jay Jones announced.

    All of the awards were voted on by conference and district coaches. NCKC players were ranked 1-12 with 12 being the highest rating, and coaches were not allowed to vote for their own players.

    Dillon Craig and Tyler Gross were also voted on to the NCKC All-Conference team.

    The following players were voted on to the 31st All-District team: Wise, Craig, Gross, Ethan Stewart, Derek Williams and Brady Hill.

  • Carroll defeats Gallatin in districts, advance to championship

    It took two days to accomplish, but once the storm clouds rolled away, the Carroll County Panthers (19-9) emerged victorious over the Gallatin County Wildcats (3-21) 11-0 in the first round of the 31st District tournament on Tuesday May 24. The Panthers were leading 8-0 in the bottom of the sixth inning when Zach Wise hit a three-run walk-off homerun over the fence in right-center field to end the game by run-rule. With the win, the Panthers automatically qualify to play in the 8th Region tournament at Simon Kenton High School.

  • Softball falls to Gallatin in district tournament, 11-5

    The season ended in the district tournament for the Lady Panther softball team as they lost 11-5 to the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats on Tuesday May 24.

    The teams were able to get through four complete innings the day before and were in the top of the fifth when heavy storms delayed the game to Tuesday.

    While they notched 11 hits to Gallatin’s 13 in the game, errors and a six-run third inning by the Lady Wildcats foiled their plan for a comeback.

  • CCHS baseball season ends with loss to Simon Kenton in regional tourney

    After jumping out to a 2-0 advantage, the Carroll baseball team surrendered their lead in the bottom of the fifth and ultimately lost 5-3 to host Simon Kenton in the opening round of the 8th Region tournament Monday.

  • 2011 Baseball seniors
  • Panthers’ results from NCKC title victory

    The boys’ tennis team tied Gallatin County in total scores, but Gallatin did not want to play a tiebreaker, giving Carroll the win in the first NCKC tournament championship.

    Raven Powers had very solid movement of the ball and took control in all of his games, head coach Juan Fernandez said. Powers had a good tournament and did not drop a set throughout the tournament. He defeated No. 1 singles for Walton-Verona, Peter Lussi; No. 1 singles for Gallatin County, Joseph Ackermann; and No. 2 singles for Gallatin County, Joseph Mullins.

  • Softball falls short on senior night, 4-3

    The Lady Panthers were a hit or a passed ball away from securing a senior night victory over the visiting Lady Dragons. Unfortunately, it was not meant to be, as Carroll (5-19) fell to South Oldham (18-13) 4-3 Friday.

    The Lady Panthers struggled with passed balls all evening, as all four runs were unearned.

  • Track briefs - May 25, 2011

    Panthers add to number qualifying for state

    With the completion of the final 3 Class A Regional Meets last weekend, the Panthers found out that three more of their events qualified for the State Track and Field Meet this Friday May 27 at the University of Louisville. Those qualifying are Evan Mefford in the 300 meter hurdles; the 4x100 meter relay team of Ben Newby, Brody Newby, Ben Schirmer and Tyler Grant; and Destiny Tingle in the girls pole vault. This brings the total number of state qualifiers from Carroll County High School to 11 individuals.

  • Baseball briefs - May 25, 2011

    Panthers fall to South Oldham, 6-4

    Carroll (17-9) lost to South Oldham 6-4 on the road Thursday.

    Head coach Jay Jones said his team had a chance to win the game, but did not get enough production from the bottom half of their lineup. Ethan Stewart was credited with the loss on the mound.

    Zach Wise was 2-4 with two runs; Dillon Craig was 2-4 with an RBI; Stewart was 2-3 with an RBI; Tyler Gross was 2-4; and John Michael Adams was 1-2.