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High School Sports

  • Lady Panthers struggle with slow start, lose 51-29 to Collins

    Another slow start put the Carroll County Lady Panthers in a deficit they could not battle out of as they fell to the Collins High School Lady Titans 51-29.

    For the second Saturday in as many weeks Carroll County came out flat and unprepared to battle. Carroll County head coach Paul Stone said he would have to rethink Saturday games as the Lady Panthers have not played well in those games.

  • Trimble girls win hardwood border battle, 60-36

    A game of extremes allowed Trimble County to race out to a huge halftime lead and ultimately defeat Carroll County, 60-36, Saturday, Jan. 23.

    Carroll County head coach Paul Stone said the loss was on him.

    “I decided that we needed to stop Trimble’s big two and played a triangle-and-two defense,” he said. “We let Bailey Duke have the outside shot, and it did not work.”

  • Scoring drought dooms ladies

    A second half scoring drought doomed the strong effort of the Carroll County Lady Panthers as they fell to the visiting Williamstown Lady Demons, 53-37.

    Carroll County started the game strong and played a back and forth first quarter until a late five-point run gave Williamstown the lead, 17-11 at the end of the first quarter.

  • Dragons bring hot hand to Panther gym, win 88-49

    The South Oldham Dragons shot lights out Tuesday night at Carroll County, knocking down 16-39 (41 percent) from three-point range and 51 percent overall to defeat the Panthers, 88-49. 

    “That’s their game,” Panthers head coach Brian Crank said. “If they’re hitting, you’re not going to beat them; if they’re off, you’ve got a chance. Today they were on. That’s them in a nutshell.”

  • Road Report | Jan. 28, 2016

    Second half dooms Carroll at Owen

    Owen County’s monster second half was the difference in the district re-match in Owenton Jan. 19, as the Lady Rebels defeated the Lady Panthers, 61-34.

  • Lady Panthers fall to W-V in All ‘A’ tournament

    Despite a tremendous effort from the Lady Panthers, it was not enough to defeat eventual 8th Region All ‘A’ champion Walton-Verona, falling 65-45 in the semifinal Jan. 13, at Owen County High School. The Lady Bearcats defeated Trimble County two days later, 60-48, to advance to the state tournament.

    Miranda Groseclose and Abigail Aulbach were named to the All ‘A’ All-Tournament Team.

  • Lady Panthers lack intensity, fall to Central Hardin

    The Lady Panthers were within six points in the third quarter, but could not pull any closer, losing at home to Central Hardin, 54-40, Saturday, Jan. 16.

    Head coach Paul Stone said the team (4-12) looked flat after a strong effort in the 8th Region All ‘A’ semifinal against Walton-Verona earlier in the week.

  • Carroll pulls off homecoming win in dramatic style

    Carroll County senior Jacob Evans stepped to the free throw line with score tied and only eight tenths of a second left on the clock and calmly drilled the first free throw giving Carroll County the margin it needed to pull out a 60-59 victory over the Gallatin County Wildcats.

    The Panthers tried to make the win more difficult when they had a line violation on the second free throw allowing Gallatin County to call time out and set up a play.

  • 2016 Carroll County basketball homecoming court
  • Gallatin avenges loss, beat Carroll, 70-59, in All ‘A’

    Despite an excellent second half, Carroll County’s offensive drought in the first half was too much to overcome, as the Panthers fell to Gallatin County, 70-59, in the 8th Regional All ‘A’ Tournament Tuesday, Jan. 12.