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  • Basketball Brief | Dec. 18, 2014

     Boys Basketball

    Carroll County boys basketball came home from Owen County Dec. 11 with a 63-42 loss in a 31st district matchup.

    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.

  • Wins over Henry and Owen have...

    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.

    Henry County’s Haley Miles put in two free throws for the only points of the quarter as Carroll led12-2.

    Carroll pounded the ball inside for the quarter as all its field goals were within 8 feet of the basket.

  • Middle school hoops
  • Bombs away: Long’s five treys...

    Trimble County’s experience and shooting were too much for Carroll County’s team to handle, winning on the road, 57-42, Dec. 4.

    The Raiders shot 54 percent from the field, compared to just 29 percent for the Panthers. Raiders senior Evan Long nailed six 3-pointers (5-6 in the first half) to lead all scorers with 19 points.

    Isaiah Hogan led the Panthers with 17 points, five rebounds and three steals.

  • Chance of a win slips away from...

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders survived a second-half threat from host Carroll County Friday, Dec. 5, outscoring them 13-8 in the fourth quarter to win, 41-32. The Lady Panthers pulled within two points off a drive to the basket by Natalie Bennett in the fourth quarter’s opening seconds. Trimble went on a 9-2 run to secure their lead and then milked the clock for the win.

  • Panthers have balanced scoring...

    The Carroll County Panthers took care of business Tuesday night, defeating the visiting Brown Bears, 60-40, for their first win of the 2014-15 campaign.

    The Panthers connected from 3-point range early and jumped out to a 20-5 lead at the end of the first quarter. But the Bears would not go away quietly, starting the second quarter off on a 10-0 run. Panthers head coach Carroll Yager said his team became too content relying on the 3-point shot and stopped attacking the rim.

  • On The Road | Dec. 11, 2014

    Groseclose scores career-high in Lloyd Memorial win

    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.

  • McIntyre holds state record
  • Younger legs take the alumni...

    The Carroll County boy’s basketball team sponsored an alumni game Nov. 29 as a fundraiser for the program. 

    Eighteen former Panthers showed up to play in the game ranging from teams in the early 90’s to a member of last year’s team.

    The white team consisting of players before 2007 led 41-40 at the half before falling to the black team 98-58. Younger legs and taller bodies made a difference late in the game.

  • Panthers drop opener to Lloyd...

    Carroll County Panthers basketball lost their season opener Tuesday at Lloyd Memorial, 71-61. Up by two at the end of the first quarter, Lloyd Memorial outscored Carroll County 23-16 in the second quarter.

    Isaiah Hogan led all scorers with 21 points. Taylor Schirmer scored 14 points, followed by Jackson “Boo” Donahue, 10 points; Austin Crank, seven points; Evan McMahan, six points; and Jacob Evans, three points. McMahan led the Panthers in assists with four, while Hogan, Evans and Schirmer all grabbed a team-leading five rebounds.