http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sports/rss.xml en Errors lead to Carroll’s 10-1 loss in 31st District play http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/errors-lead-carroll%E2%80%99s-10-1-loss-31st-district-play <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/soft_dist_chey_0441.jpg" alt="Senior Cheyenne Lawrence singled in her final at-bat as a Lady Panther as they fell to Owen County 10-1 in 31st District tournament play May 23." title="Senior Cheyenne Lawrence singled in her final at-bat as a Lady Panther as they fell to Owen County 10-1 in 31st District tournament play May 23." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Carroll County Lady Panthers softball season came to an abrupt end as they dropped a 9-1 decision to Owen County in the first round of the 31st District tournament.</p> <p> &ldquo;Today was not our day,&rdquo; Carroll County head coach Chelsie Roy said. &ldquo;We got down and did not get back up.&rdquo;</p> Hicks’ walk-off homer keeps Panthers alive in districts http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/hicks%E2%80%99-walk-homer-keeps-panthers-alive-districts <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dist_am1a5028.jpg" alt="Senior Seth Hicks launched the game-winning home run over the left field fence. " title="Senior Seth Hicks launched the game-winning home run over the left field fence. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Carroll County&rsquo;s &ldquo;Cardiac Kids&rdquo; did it once again.</p> <p> Down 2-1 in the bottom of the ninth with one out and Deaton Oak on first base, Seth Hicks crushed a two-run walk-off home run over the left field fence to win the game over Gallatin County May 23. With the win, the Panthers advanced to the 31st District championship game May 24, against Owen County.</p> <p> It was the baseball team&rsquo;s fifth walk-off win of the season.</p> Glauber, Stephenson finish 47th in state championship http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/glauber-stephenson-finish-47th-state-championship <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/bass_img_6987_0.jpg" alt="The Carroll County High School bass fishing team poses for a picture. From left: Caleb Stephenson, Taylor Lair, Clara Tuttle, John Glauber, and Blake Belcher. Not pictured is Daniel Ashcraft. " title="The Carroll County High School bass fishing team poses for a picture. From left: Caleb Stephenson, Taylor Lair, Clara Tuttle, John Glauber, and Blake Belcher. Not pictured is Daniel Ashcraft. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p class="p1"> <span style="font-family: Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Carroll County High School bass fishing team juniors John Glauber and Caleb Stephenson finished 47th out of 64 teams at the KHSAA State Bass Finishing Championship May 12-13, at Kentucky Lake, Kentucky Dam Marina in Gilbertsville, Ky.</span></p> <p> Glauber and Stephenson caught a total of eight fish&ndash;five on day one weighing 10 pounds and three on day two weighing 6 pounds 12 ounces&ndash;totaling 16 pounds 12 ounces.</p> Baseball run rules Lloyd Memorial on senior night, 11-1 http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/baseball-run-rules-lloyd-memorial-senior-night-11-1 <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/baseball_beach_9925.jpg" alt="Senior Austin Beach rounds third base and scores off a single to left by Deaton Oak on senior night May 18. Beach scored twice in the game." title="Senior Austin Beach rounds third base and scores off a single to left by Deaton Oak on senior night May 18. Beach scored twice in the game." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Carroll County senior Evan McMahan ended his home baseball career with a game ending drive to the right center field fence. He came to the plate with two outs, bases loaded and Carroll County needing three runs to the end the game in five innings with a mercy rule. His double scored Austin Beach, Deaton Oak and Seth Hicks as Carroll downed Lloyd Memorial 11-1.</p> <p> The win evened Carroll County&rsquo;s record 14-14 as the Panthers head into 31st District play May 23.</p> 2017 Student Athlete of the Year | Haley Dermon http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/2017-student-athlete-year-haley-dermon <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/student_athlete_haley_action.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="139" height="85" /><p> A career three-sport athlete, Carroll County High School senior Haley Dermon has excelled in cross country, basketball and softball and is a proven leader on all three teams and at the high school. For these reasons and more, she has been named The News-Democrat&rsquo;s 2017 Female Student-Athlete of the Year. Earl Floyd Ford sponsored the award.</p> <p> Haley said she was excited when she heard she had won. &ldquo;I&rsquo;ve been nominated every year, so I was kind of hoping I would get it.&rdquo;</p> 2017 Student Athlete of the Year | Evan McMahan http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/2017-student-athlete-year-evan-mcmahan <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/student_athlete_evan_action.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="139" height="85" /><p> Scoring 1,000 career points in basketball, catching the game-winning touchdown in football and hitting a walk-off home run and earning the win on the mound in baseball&ndash;not many people can say they have had a more successful senior year in three major sports than Evan McMahan. It hasn&rsquo;t always been easy, but Evan has worked hard and been a leader throughout, earning him the title of The News-Democrat&rsquo;s 2017 Male Student-Athlete of the Year. Earl Floyd Ford sponsored the award.</p> Running toward their goals http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/running-toward-their-goals <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/marathon1.jpg" alt="Jenna Groves, left, and Melanie Groves." title="Jenna Groves, left, and Melanie Groves." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Eight Carroll County women recently competed in the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and miniMarathon April 29, in Louisville. Jenna Groves, Amy Eversole, Tonya Martin and Melanie Groves ran their first full marathon (26.2 miles). Hayley Franklin, Amy Alsup, Michelle Griffith and Katrina True ran the half marathon (13.1 miles).&nbsp;</p> Softball scores big win on Senior Night Tuesday http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/softball-scores-big-win-senior-night-tuesday <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sbseniorgroup.jpg" alt="Lady Panthers softball honored its three seniors Tuesday night: Kyra Kane, Cheyenne Lawrence and Haley Dermon." title="Lady Panthers softball honored its three seniors Tuesday night: Kyra Kane, Cheyenne Lawrence and Haley Dermon." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> After a slow start, Carroll County&rsquo;s bats started rolling against Frankfort Tuesday night, as the Lady Panthers sent their seniors off with a 22-3 blowout win on Senior Night. It was the final home game for Haley Dermon, Kyra Kane and Cheyenne Lawrence.</p> <p> &ldquo;This is a good group of seniors,&rdquo; head coach Chelsie Roy said. &ldquo;They bond well with the team. I&rsquo;ve enjoyed coaching them the past three years, and they&rsquo;ve grown within the last three years, I feel like, and they&rsquo;ve grown as leaders.&rdquo;</p>