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High School Sports

  • Tie gives Carroll 3rd place in conference

    The Panthers’ soccer team had carried their fate in their hands coming into Tuesday’s match-up against Walton-Verona. Win and they would take the conference title. Lose and they would have to wait until next year to raise the banner.

    Unfortunately for Carroll County (7-10-1), it just wasn’t meant to be as they tied the Bearcats (8-5-3) 1-1 at Panther Field. With the tie, the Panthers finished in third place and Gallatin came out on top for the second straight year.

  • Carroll falls 2-0 to Trimble in districts

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers battled valiantly in the second game of their 31st District Tournament matchup with Trimble County in South Oldham Monday but succumbed in two games (25-13, 25-22) to conclude the 2011 volleyball season.

    Trimble won the first game handily but struggled to put fifth seed Carroll County away.

    “That’s been our downfall all season,” Trimble coach Ruth Staples said. “We win the first game big and then we relax, and we relaxed too much tonight. I’m glad we didn’t have to go to three games.”

  • Panthers’ defense dominates

    The week was filled with activities, from a powder puff game to a parade through town, celebrating homecoming week. But when it came time  for the big game, the Panthers football team was all business, shutting out district rival Gallatin County, 44-0.

  • Hogan qualifies for state

    Lady Panthers’ senior Quincy Hogan shot an 80 en route for a second place tie in regionals to qualify for the state tournament in Bowling Green. This was her first time qualifying for state.

    The Lady Panthers finished seventh out of 17 teams at Regionals, held at Twin Oaks in Covington, shooting a 440.
     

  • Lady Panthers defeat Lady Wildcats 2-1 on senior night Monday

    The girls’ soccer team said goodbye to four seniors Monday night: Brittany Arvin, Andie Hardesty, Nikki Hill and Ana Jimenez. The Lady Panthers pulled out a 2-1 victory over Henry County at their final home game of the season.

    They face Owen County away on Thursday.

  • Golf brief - Sept. 28, 2011

    The Lady Panthers finish third in the North Central Kentucky Conference with a score of 435. The team was missing a major contributor in Taylor Hayden with an injury to her wrist. The ladies rallied together and put up a pretty solid score without Hayden and in tournament conditions as well, head coach Jay Jones said.

  • Girls’ soccer falls 4-1 to Walton-Verona

    The Lady Panthers’ soccer team knotted the game 1-1 at halftime, but ultimately fell 4-1 to visiting Walton-Verona on Saturday night.

    “Not the ending that we wanted, but I still felt like we did a good job with Walton-Verona,” Carroll head coach Greg Damron said. “…We kept the ball on our offensive end the majority of the game. They just had some great breakaways and some really good girls with a good foot and the good touch on the ball.”

  • Panthers fall “a little short” against Cooper

    After facing stiff competition the previous weekend in the Franklin-Simpson Invitational, including battling then-third ranked Trinity (Louisville), the Carroll County boys’ soccer team returned to their home field to take on Cooper High School Thursday night. Unfortunately for the Panthers, it was not a successful homecoming as the Jaguars won 3-2 in the inaugural matchup between these two teams.

    The first score of the game came in the eighth minute when Cooper headed the ball into the net off of a corner kick.

  • Lady Panthers unable to pull out win over Bellevue on senior night

    Senior night for the Carroll County Lady Panthers started out much like the first time they met Bellevue High School 11 days ago with a tightly contested game before falling 25-22 and 25-10.

    The score in the first game went back and forth with neither team holding more than a two-point edge until midway through the game. Trailing 12-10, Carroll had the first run of the game by ripping off 5 points behind the serving of Erin Spradlin to take a 15-12 lead. Bellevue took a time out and after the time out Carroll had a service error and Bellevue started a 3-point run.

  • 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.