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High School Sports

  • Baseball wins tourney

    The Panthers won the SE Kentucky Invitational last weekend in Bell County, Ky.

    In game one Friday, Ethan Stewart struck out nine batters as Carroll defeated host Bell County, 13-5.

    Head coach Jay Jones said the game was closer than the score made it appear. “Bell hit the ball hard all night, just right at us,” he said. “We made plays, and Ethan dominated the bottom half of their lineup.”

    With a three-run lead, Zach Wise hit a grand slam in the bottom of the sixth to blow the game wide open.

  • Panthers win 8-5 at home

    It wasn’t always pretty, but chalk up another one in the win column for the Panthers as they defeated Highlands 8-5 at home.

    “We didn’t play our best baseball today, but we played well enough to win,” head coach Jay Jones said.

  • Lady Panthers fall 10-6

    Kelsey Ogden hit the Lady Panthers’ first varsity homerun of the season against the North Oldham Lady Mustangs Thursday. Unfortunately, it did not come in a victory for the home team, as Carroll fell 10-6. Carroll put up 11 hits on the visitors, but also committed eight errors in the game.

    “We’re hitting the ball well enough to win,” head coach Ken Blair said. “We’ve gotta get rid of our Jekyll and Hyde fielding.”

  • CCHS football sponsors golf scramble Sunday

    ­The Carroll County High School Football Boosters are sponsoring the annual golf scramble on Sunday, May 15 at Fairway Golf course in Wheatley, Ky. Bring your own four-person team. Cost is $45 per person, and all proceeds from the scramble will be used to purchase new equipment for the team. Food, fun, gifts and fellowship will be provided. For more information please all Kathy McBurney at 502-732-8283 or 502-489-6326.

  • Track results - Week of May 4, 2011

    Destiny Tingle finished in first place in the girls’ pole vault at the NCKTC Conference championship meet at Henry County Thursday. The rest of the meet will be held May 12 at Walton-Verona.

    Tingle vaulted 6 feet, 6 inches. Coach Joe Creager said there has been a boys’ pole vault in the past, but he was unable to find any record for the girls. “That makes Destiny’s accomplishments very exceptional, putting her in the top 18 in the state, also a new school record.”

  • Panthers score in sixth to beat Owen

    After a stalemate through 5 1/2 innings, the Panthers broke the game open in the bottom of the sixth, scoring nine runs to pull away with 9-0 win over the visiting Rebels of Owen County.

    “Don’t let the score fool you. That was a knockdown, drag out war,” head coach Jay Jones said. “Owen County, they seem to have our number. They made some mistakes, and we capitalized on it, but I knew it was going to be tough.”

  • Carroll defeats Shelby County

    The Lady Panthers picked up their third victory of the season Friday with a 5-3 win over the visiting Shelby County Lady Rockets. Kayley Perry threw a complete game, allowing five hits, two walks and striking out two batters.

  • Lady Panthers lose in first round of NCKC

    While the Lady Panthers racked up the hits, they were unable to translate them into runs, as Carroll lost to Walton-Verona, 8-2, Sunday in the first round of the NCKC Tournament.

    Down 3-0 heading into the fourth inning, the Lady Panthers (3-10) matched the Lady Bearcats (16-5) in the fourth and fifth innings. Unfortunately, Carroll could not muster any more to make a comeback.

    The Lady Panthers registered eight hits compared to the Lady Bearcats’ 10 hits.

  • Panthers fall to Colts in All A

    The Carroll County Panthers’ run to the All A Sweet Sixteen ended Friday with a 17-1 loss to 6th Region Champion DeSales High School in Louisville.

    “They were better than us Friday in every facet of the game,” Carroll head coach Jay Jones said.

  • CCHS Sports Briefs - April 27, 2011

    Lady Panthers net 5-0 win over Gallatin

    Carroll County girls’ tennis team defeated Gallatin County 5-0 at home Thursday. Head coach Larry Morgan said Tory Bickers turned her ankle during the match, but recovered to get the win. The team has won five consecutive matches heading into the NCKC tournament.

    The tournament has been rescheduled for Thursday at the Carroll County High School and county park for both girls and boys matches.