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High School Sports

  • Lady Panthers down two players, lose to visiting Lady Pacers

    With two of their top six players out, the Lady Panthers (4-12) hung in with the visiting Switzerland County Pacers (10-5), tied about midway through the third quarter, but were unable to hold on, losing 48-32 Wednesday, Jan. 29.

  • Girls beat Rebels on the road, 52-36

    The Carroll County girls (5-12) held Owen County (0-16) to just one point in the fourth quarter to leave Owenton with a 52-36 win Friday night.

    “We waited until the fourth quarter to start to play, but we took care of business in the end,” head coach Paul Stone said. “I think the first three quarters, the girls were too busy trying not to lose the game and at the end they finally tried to win the game. They got fired up finally in the fourth quarter.”

  • On the road to "A" title

    Carroll beats Gallatin for first time since ‘09

    A fourth-quarter comeback lifted the Carroll County Panthers over the Gallatin County Wildcats, 57-50, in the first round of the 8th Region All “A” Classic Friday. It was the Panthers’ first win over the Wildcats since Jan. 9, 2009. 

    Carroll played a solid all-around game, shooting 43 percent from the field compared to 34 percent for the Wildcats. They dished out more assists (13-6), picked off more passes (11-4) and committed less turnovers (11-17) than Gallatin.

  • Lady Panthers get team win over Spencer County

    After nearly two weeks without playing a game, the Lady Panthers stepped up their defensive effort in the second half to come away with a 55-43 home win over Spencer County Tuesday night.

    “The tale of two halves,” head coach Paul Stone said. “The first half, our defense was OK at times, but it wasn’t good on No. 35 [senior MacKenzie Myers]. The second half, we did a much better job of doubling her on the block. She walked several times because we did a better job of that. That was the difference in the game.”

  • Panthers win All “A” for first time since 2005

    Carroll County’s fifth win in a row capped off a great week of basketball by the Panthers. Win number five brought the 8th Region All “A” title back to Carroll County for the first time since 2005. The Panthers defeated Owen County, 42-39, Monday, Jan. 27, at Eminence High School.

    “The boys played hard and listened,” head coach Carroll Yager said. “We had a detailed game plan for each of the games, and they followed the plans perfectly.”

  • Lady Panthers lose in opening round of All-A tournament

    Carroll County Lady Panthers held a three-point lead with 1:37 to go, but committed three turnovers and were outscored 8-0 by the Williamstown Lady Demons to ultimately lose 51-46 in the first round of the 8th Region All A Tournament Wednesday, Jan. 15.

    It was the Lady Panthers’ fifth-straight loss to the Lady Demons, with the last win coming Feb. 11, 2011.

  • Panthers Basketball | Jan. 23, 2014

    Panthers end losing streak with home win

    Carroll County shot 52 percent from the field in its 76-54 victory over visiting Evangel Christian on Monday, Jan. 13.

    The two teams looked to be headed for a shootout, posting 44 points in the first quarter. Carroll County led 23-21 and gradually extended its lead each quarter. The Panthers (7-8) outscored the Eagles (4-7) 38-24 in the second half.

    Sophomore Isaiah Hogan came off the bench and scored all 16 of his points in the first half, including 4-8 from 3-point range.

  • Backcourt pressure defense leads to Carroll turnovers

    The Lady Panthers struggled against the Gallatin County full-court pressure defense, which prevented them from getting into their offensive sets. The team committed 25 turnovers on the night, losing 68-33 Friday night.

    Carroll County (3-10) fell behind early, 9-2. But following a timeout, they went on an 8-2 run on 3-pointers by Kayla Williamson and Miranda Groseclose and a bucket on the block by Lauren Moore, forcing a Gallatin County timeout with 2:26 left in the first quarter. Gallatin (9-5) matched Carroll with an 8-2 run of their own to end the quarter up 19-12.

  • Panthers struggle finishing the game, lose to Henry

    With about five minutes to go in the fourth quarter, the Carroll County Panthers held a seven-point lead over district foe Henry County. But the Panthers’ offense went cold and were outscored 17-2 the rest of the way, losing 55-47 Wednesday – an almost identical score to their matchup just four days earlier in the North American Stainless Classic.

  • Missed shots inside, free throws contribute to loss

    Fifteen. That’s the number of shots from one foot away from the basket and the number of free throws the Panthers missed Friday night against Gallatin County. The end result was a 15-point homecoming-night loss in front of a packed house.