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High School Sports

  • Boys’ tennis defeats Grant, 4-1

    The Carroll boys’ tennis team overpowered first-year program Grant County, 4-1, on Tuesday April 12. While Carroll won most of the matches, head coach Juan Fernandez said there is room for improvement.

    “A special mention to Tim Yup,” he said, “even (though) he lost, (it was) his first match he did very well and came back from (being) down 0-5 to 5-5 in the first set.”

  • Lady Panthers fall 7-1 in All A Tournament

    Missed opportunities.

    That was the name of the game for Carroll County in their All A tournament match up against Owen County at home Saturday.

    The Lady Panthers edged the Lady Rebels in hits, 6-5, but left 13 runners on base and committed five errors. Final score: Owen 7, Carroll 1.

  • Baseball Panthers win on the road, 20-2

    The Carroll County baseball team defeated Gallatin County 20-2 Monday night in five innings after leading 14-0 after the first inning.
    Derek Williams gets the win on the mound, allowing three hits, two runs and striking out six.
    Ethan Stewart had three hits; Zach Wise had two doubles and a walk; Dillon Craig, Tyler Gross and Trey Boles had two hits; and Austin Crowell hit a double.
    If weather permits, Carroll was scheduled to take on Trimble County in the All A title game Tuesday. The winner advances to play DeSales High School in the Sweet 16.
     

  • CCHS boys take first in track meet

    Carroll County High School boys took first place overall out of seven teams in the home track meet Tuesday. Down some key athletes, the girls finished in fifth place, but were within 13 points of finishing second.

    However, it almost looked like the meet would not even happen. Head coach Joe Creager said at about 11 a.m., lanes 1 and 2 were still completely covered in water from the soaking the area endured the day before. The teams were also unable to compete in discus because of the wet conditions.

  • Lady Wildcats shut out Lady Panthers, 8-0

    Carroll surrendered 12 hits to Gallatin, falling 8-0 Thursday at home. The Lady Panthers (1-6) cut down on their fielding errors, but could not get the bats going offensively.

    While bad weather has kept the Lady Panthers from practicing consistently, head coach Ken Blair said it is not an excuse.

  • Carroll tennis defeats Trimble

    Girls dominate, win 4-1

    After losing their opening tennis match to a powerful Western Hills team, the Carroll County girls’ tennis team has won three consecutive matches with victories over Gallatin County, Grant County and most recently Trimble County, 4-1, on Wednesday April 13.

  • Panthers advance to ‘All A’ 
regional championship

    Carroll defeated Williamstown and Owen County en route to a match up against Trimble County in the regional championship of the All A 8th Region tournament to be held on April 19 at 5:30 p.m. at Bedford.

    The Panthers defeated Williamstown 7-1 Thursday, setting up Saturday’s match up with the Rebels.
    Carroll held a 4-2 advantage when the skies opened up and drenched the field with rain. The game continued Sunday afternoon, and Carroll picked up right where it had left off. The Panthers scored three runs in the top of the third inning to lead 7-2.

  • Carroll defeats Trimble in bottom of 7th

    There’s nothing like a win over a border rival to get your season moving in the right direction. The Lady Panthers (1-3) notched their first victory of the season Friday night, 8-7, over the visiting Lady Raiders (1-3).

    Carroll lost to Trimble three times last year, twice during the regular season and during the All-A tournament, by a combined run total of 24-5. Despite missing their starting pitcher and two senior starters to illness, the young Lady Panthers were not intimidated by their rivals.

  • CCHS Sports Briefs - April 6, 2011

    Lady Panthers fall to Gallatin County, 5-0

    The Lady Panthers (0-3) lost on the road to Gallatin County 5-0 on Tuesday, March 29. Sarah Hawkins struck out five hitters for the Lady Panthers. However, JV (3-0) won 11-4, with Mackenzie Ogden getting the win on the mound.

    Baseball wins home opener vs. Switzerland

  • Panthers Prevail

    The stage was set for a big night. Two teams who played each other down to the wire a season ago were set for a re-match under the bright lights of Whitaker Bank Ballpark, home of the Lexington Legends.

    The Franklin County Flyers hosted the Carroll County Panthers last season and sent the visitors home with a 10-9 loss after coming from behind in the bottom of the seventh inning. This season’s match-up proved to be just as thrilling.