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High School Sports

  • Butcher’s free throws chop W-town

    It was a nail biter. In the end the tension-packed Carroll County fan base erupted in frenzied joy as the Lady Panthers battled from behind to defeat Williamstown with a blink of an eyelash left on the clock.

  • Sports briefs - Feb. 16, 2011

    Hannah Devine named All-8th Region

    Junior Hannah Devine came in second place with 153 points in the voting for Player of the Year honors for the 8th Region. Owen County’s Rianna Gayheart won the award with 160 points. Members of the All-Region team were selected by votes from the coaches in the region. Owen County head coach Bob Osborne was named Coach of the Year. The 8th Region banquet will be held at Henry County High School on March 14.

    Devine, Curry named to All-NCKC team

  • Comeback falls just short for Lady Panthers, 50-45

    The Lady Panthers (14-9) battled back from a 14-point deficit at halftime to tie the game at the end of the third quarter. However, it was not enough to win, as the girls lost 50-45 to Bishop Brossart Saturday. Hannah Devine led the Lady Panthers with 33 points on 12 of 21 shooting from the field for 57.1 percent. Kyndal Curry registered a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds, and Tasha Hunter logged two points and five rebounds. The girls return to the hardwood Wednesday to make-up a snow game at Trimble County.

  • Lady Panthers grab win over Grant County on the road

    The Carroll County High School girls’ basketball team traveled to Grant County Friday and came back with a 57-49 victory, their 14th of the season. Head coach Randy Mefford said the team played well in the first half and made 13-18 free throws to close out the fourth quarter. Hannah Devine and Tasha Hunter led the team with double-doubles. Devine had 25 points and 10 rebounds, while Hunter had 11 points and 10 rebounds. Also scoring for the Lady Panthers were Jill Butcher, 9; Kyndal Curry, 7; and Andrea Hardesty, 5.

  • Panthers taste defeat at final horn in Trimble road game

    It was a typical, hard-fought border matchup between perennial rivals Carroll and Trimble counties when the Panthers invaded the halls of Trimble last week.

    In a game where each team played well in spurts the Carroll County Panthers and Trimble County Raiders battled down to the final horn before senior guard Zach Adair sank his only basket of the night to bring the Trimble fans to their feet as time expired. Trimble had won, 49-47.

  • All-Tournament Team
  • Girls battle Owen, fall 45-40 Friday

    The Lady Panthers’ defense kept the game close, but missed shots in the waning minutes led to a disappointing five-point loss to rival Owen County, 45-40, Friday.

  • Panthers struggle against more physical Rebels Friday

    Owen County’s Rebels ran roughshod over the Carroll County Panthers Friday in a physical high school basketball contest at Carrollton. The Rebels raced out to a 16-2 advantage with 2:35 remaining in the first quarter and never looked back en route to a 61-32 romp.

  • Girls get easy win

    Saturday was a big night for senior Tasha Hunter. Not only did she win the homecoming crown, along with fellow senior E.B. Martinez, but she also scored a season-high 16 points and pulled down 8 rebounds in the Lady Panthers’ 72-13 victory over Eminence.

    Hunter was four of eight from the field, including two 3-pointers and was six for six from the charity stripe. “She’s a good shooter when she gets her feet set,” head coach Randy Mefford said. “She’s a good leader for us too, that’s what I like most about her.”

  • Panthers crown Homecoming with win

    The Carroll County Panthers wrapped up Homecoming Night festivities in fine style by sealing the deal in a close-knit contest with Eminence, 48-46, Saturday.

    “I was real pleased with our effort,” head coach Carroll Yager said. “... I think it was a real good, competitive win for us. That’s what we needed right now was a competitive win.”