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High School Sports

  • 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.

  • CCHS Results - March 30, 2011

    Softball drops home loss to Owen County, 7-6

    The Lady Panthers lost a 7-6 heartbreaker to the Lady Rebels of Owen County at home Thursday night. With a 6-5 lead in the top of the seventh inning with two outs and runners on second and third, a ball was hit to pitcher Kayley Perry at the mound, but an overthrow at first base allowed both runners to score.

  • Soccer tourney to benefit Kameron Nab

    The Carroll County High School soccer team is sponsoring a 3V3 soccer tournament benefiting Kameron Nab on May 21 at the county park. There will be six age groups for the tournament: U10/12 co-ed, middle school co-ed, high school co-ed, high school boys, adult competitive (men) and adult recreational co-ed.

    Registration forms and more information can be printed at www.hedgessoccer.webstarts.com.

  • Players recognized at winter sports banquet

    Carroll County High School held its annual winter sports awards for basketball players on Monday March 21. Award winners are as follows for the basketball players:

    Academic All State Honorable Mention (3.25-3.75 grade point average): Tatum McIntyre, Brandon Stewart, Trey Boles, John Perry, and Evan Mefford

    Academic All State First Team (3.75 or higher grade point average): Kyndal Curry, Jill Butcher, Hannah Devine, Nikki Hill, Linda Cruz, Kristen Amick, Makena Kindoll, Mackenzie Ogden, Kelsey Ogden, Kayla Williamson, Austin Crowell, Ethan Stewart and Zach Wise