http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sports/rss.xml en Panthers prevail with 51-48 OT win over district foe Henry Co. http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/panthers-prevail-51-48-ot-win-over-district-foe-henry-co <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/taylor-hc.jpg" alt="Senior Taylor Schirmer scored eight of his 12 points in the first quarter against Henry County Dec. 17. Carroll County won the game in overtime, 51-48." title="Senior Taylor Schirmer scored eight of his 12 points in the first quarter against Henry County Dec. 17. Carroll County won the game in overtime, 51-48." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Carroll County&rsquo;s young boys basketball team took a giant stride forward in the 51-48 overtime victory over 31st District opponent Henry County.</p> <p> With Carroll County graduating the majority of its game minutes the team only had one player on the floor in the overtime that had been in that type of game.</p> <p> &ldquo;This was the first time that most of these guys had been in that situation,&rdquo; Carroll County head coach Carroll Yager said. &ldquo; This was our fifth game of the season and we had not been in game like this.&rdquo;</p> Panthers score just two in 2Q, fall to Gallatin http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/panthers-score-just-two-2q-fall-gallatin <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/jacob-gc.jpg" alt="Junior Jacob Evans drives to the basket during the second half against Gallatin Dec. 20. He led the team with 11 points." title="Junior Jacob Evans drives to the basket during the second half against Gallatin Dec. 20. He led the team with 11 points." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Carroll County went seven minutes without scoring a basket in the first half, leading to a 60-39 defeat to Gallatin County Saturday, Dec. 20. The Panthers scored a basket to tie the Wildcats, 10-10, with 2:21 to go in the first quarter, but did not see the ball go through the net again until the 3:33 mark in the second quarter. A reverse layup by Isaiah Hogan was the Panthers&rsquo; only score of the quarter.</p> Gallatin outscores host Carroll in second half to win, 42-33 http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/gallatin-outscores-host-carroll-second-half-win-42-33 <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/laurengc.jpg" alt="Senior Lauren Moore grabs an offensive rebound during the first half. Moore led the team with 11 points against Henry Dec. 19." title="Senior Lauren Moore grabs an offensive rebound during the first half. Moore led the team with 11 points against Henry Dec. 19." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> For one half, it appeared Carroll County might accomplish a feat they had not achieved in almost exactly four years &ndash;&nbsp;defeat Gallatin County. The Lady Wildcats trailed 20-16 at halftime, but doubled up in the third quarter, outscoring the Lady Panthers 16-10 to take the lead and hold on in the fourth quarter for the 42-33 win, Dec. 19.</p> Special Olympics | Dec. 25, 2014 http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/special-olympics-dec-25-2014 <p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Special Olympics Kentucky State Bowling was held Dec. 6, in Louisville, Ky. The results are as follows: first place, Zach Lynn, Rhonda Burns, Dylan&nbsp;Williamson and Damon Maines; third place, Mary Pyles, Wally Gross and Clint Smith; and fifth place: Amanda Hearn and Thomas Granger.</span></p> Basketball Brief | Dec. 18, 2014 http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/basketball-brief-dec-18-2014 <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/stone_2528_edit.jpg" alt="Carroll County head coach won his 150th high school game with the win over Owen County." title="Carroll County head coach won his 150th high school game with the win over Owen County." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Boys Basketball</span></p> <p> Carroll County boys basketball came home from Owen County Dec. 11 with a 63-42 loss in a 31st district matchup.</p> <p> Owen jumped out to 21-7 lead at the end of the first quarter and added two more points to the lead 39-23 the half. Carroll played Owen to within five points in the second half.</p> Wins over Henry and Owen have Carroll 2-0 in district http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/wins-over-henry-and-owen-have-carroll-2-0-district <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/gbb_3984edit.jpg" alt="Natalie Bennett brings the ball up floor again Henry County in a 31st District game Dec.16. Carroll County defeated Henry County 49-33." title="Natalie Bennett brings the ball up floor again Henry County in a 31st District game Dec.16. Carroll County defeated Henry County 49-33." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Carroll County Lady Panthers jumped out 5-0 on 31st District rival Henry County, holding the Lady Wildcats scoreless for the first five minutes of the game.</span></p> <p> Henry County&rsquo;s Haley Miles put in two free throws for the only points of the quarter as Carroll led12-2.</p> <p> Carroll pounded the ball inside for the quarter as all its field goals were within 8 feet of the basket.</p> Middle school hoops http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/middle-school-hoops <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ccms_am1a1186.jpg" alt="Seventh-grader Clara Tuttle forces a jump ball with an Owen County player." title="Seventh-grader Clara Tuttle forces a jump ball with an Owen County player." align="left" hspace="6" /> On The Road | Dec. 11, 2014 http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/road-dec-11-2014 <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/gballtc_am1a1868_0.jpg" alt="Miranda Groseclose, pictured against Trimble County, scored a career-high 32 points in Carroll’s 54-43 win over Lloyd Memorial Dec. 6." title="Miranda Groseclose, pictured against Trimble County, scored a career-high 32 points in Carroll’s 54-43 win over Lloyd Memorial Dec. 6." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> <span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">Groseclose scores career-high in Lloyd Memorial win</span></p> <p> Junior Miranda Groseclose poured in a career-high 32 points Dec. 6, to beat Lloyd Memorial on the road, 54-43. The Lady Panthers led the entire way and overcame poor free throw shooting early on for an eight-point halftime lead, Head Coach Paul Stone said in an e-mail. Groseclose knocked down 7-8 free throws in the final two minutes to seal the win.</p>