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High School Sports

  • Baseball team honors players

    The Carroll County High School baseball team held its annual banquet May 29 at the high school. The following are the awards received by the players:

    Zakk Hicks - Team MVP, Cy Young (top pitcher), NCKC All-Conference Team and 8th Region All-Tournament Team.

    Jacob Wise - Team Captain, senior plaque and most stolen bases.

    Keifer McIntyre - Most quality at bats and senior plaque.

    Taylor Hill - Highest GPA and senior plaque.

    Austin Crowell - Highest GPA and senior plaque.

  • Moore selected for junior All-Star game
  • Panthers’ Regionals run ends in semifinals

    If you really want to know what happened in the baseball 8th Regional semifinal between Carroll County and Anderson County Tuesday night, don’t look at the final score.

    The two teams were deadlocked at one run apiece in the bottom of the sixth before the Bearcats took advantage of a Panther mental error and added a couple RBI singles to take a 5-1 lead and ultimately win by the same margin.

  • Ogden shows year-round dedication to softball, school

    Sit down and talk to Carroll County High School senior Kelsey Ogden for a little while and you will discover a few things: She has a bubbly personality, loves softball, but is equally as dedicated to her schoolwork and involvement in the community. The starting third baseman and cleanup hitter for the Lady Panthers softball team, Ogden has maintained a 4.0 grade point average and is a leader in school and on the field. Because of this, Ogden has been named The News-Democrat’s 2014 Female Student-Athlete of the Year, an award sponsored by Earl Floyd Ford.

  • Hall loves helping teammates excel in sport he loves

    Take a look at the Carroll County High School soccer record books, and you will see Michael Hall’s name written all over them. He is the all-time leading scorer with 70 career goals. During his senior year, he broke his own school-record for most goals scored in a season with 36 and tied Brandon Stewart’s record for most assists in a season with 13. He also scored five goals in one half against Gallatin County, another record.

  • 31st District All-Tournament Team
  • Panthers beat Rebels in championship

    For the first time since 2010, the Carroll County Panthers are 31st District Champions, defeating Owen County in the championship, 9-7, Friday, May 23, at Henry County High School. The Panthers also achieved their team goal of winning “The Triple Crown:” 8th Region All ‘A,’ NCKC and 31st District champions. The 2010 squad was the first to achieve this feat.

    John Michael Adams, Keifer McIntyre, Zakk Hicks and Seth Hicks were selected to the 31st District All-Tournament Team.

  • Carroll hangs on to 2-1 win over Grant in Regionals

    In a battle of who could execute more plays in clutch situations, it was the Carroll County Panthers who came out victorious, defeating Grant County, 2-1, in the first round of the 8th Region Tournament Monday, May 26, at Henry County High School. The Panthers battled Anderson County from the 30th District Tuesday. The Bearcats defeated South Oldham, 7-3, Monday.

  • Lady Panthers give up six in fifth to fall 6-2 to Christian Academy

    One bad inning was the difference in an otherwise tight game between Carroll County and Christian Academy of Louisville. The Lady Centurions scored six runs in the top of the fifth and went on to win, 6-2, on senior night, May 16.

    The Lady Panthers celebrated the careers of the team’s six seniors before the game: Michaela Culver, Sarah Hawkins, Kelsey Ogden, Mackenzie Ogden, Kayla Williamson and Brittany Yocum.

  • Panthers continue struggles post-All ‘A’, fall to Frankfort

    Thursday night was meant to be a celebration for the six Panther seniors – John Michael Adams, Austin Crowell, Taylor Hill, Keifer McIntyre, Will Wallace and Jacob Wise. But when the final out was made, it was the Frankfort Panthers who left the field with smiles on their faces as they defeated the home team 6-1, May 15.