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  • Online survey improves Kentucky’...

    By Kevin Kelly

    Kentucky Afield

    Kentucky is drawing national attention after dramatically improving the accuracy of harvest and participation information collected from its waterfowl and migratory bird hunters.

    The Harvest Information Program (HIP) provides state and federal biologists with data to generate reliable estimates of migratory bird hunter activity and harvest. The estimates are used to help shape season dates, bag limits and population management.

  • Hunters risk prosecution for...

    Hunters who illegally transport deer or elk carcasses into Kentucky from states infected with chronic wasting disease risk prosecution.

    Hunters must not bring whole deer or elk carcasses from infected states to taxidermists or processing operations in Kentucky.

    CWD is a contagious and fatal neurological disease that affects deer, elk and other cervids native to North America. Currently, there is no evidence that CWD can be transmitted to humans.

  • Holding court
  • Speed will be key for Panther...

    Mismatches and how they are handled will determine the level of success of the Carroll County boys’ basketball season.

    “We do not have a lot of size,” Carroll County head coach Brian Crank said. “We will try to play fast and use our speed as an advantage by making their ‘bigs’ come out and guard us.”

  • CCHS seeks track coach...

    Carroll County High School is in need of a head track Coach. Applicants must be 21 or older and a high school graduate to apply. Email resume to Paul Stone. paul.stone@carroll.kyschools.us.

  • 3rd-4th graders take the court
  • Smith selected for Junior All-...

    Game Day USA is pleased to announce that David Smith from Ghent was nationally selected to participate in the Junior All-American Games Fueled by Gatorade at the Baltimore Orioles Spring Training Complex Nov. 25-27.

    The event will feature top baseball athletes of various ages from all 50 states. Game Day USA, the organizer of the event, is a sports event management firm based in Naperville, Ill., that recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary, and operates more than 250 baseball and softball events annually.

  • Goins takes the reins of CCHS...

    New Carroll County head baseball coach Kevin Goins has had a wild couple of weeks as the coaching job came out of nowhere. Carroll County had hired Levi Bristow before he resigned to take the same position at Oldham County High School. Goins said he had been a finalist in both of those coaching searches.

  • Former UofL, NFL quarterback...

    Hunter Cantwell has followed his heart and found a new home in high school athletics as he was introduced as the new Carroll County head football coach Nov. 18 replacing Lee Downey who resigned Nov. 7.

    As a former NFL and University of Louisville quarterback, Cantwell could have found a coaching job at the college or professional levels. “At the upper levels coaching is business,” Cantrell said. “At the high school level you are developing young men.”

  • Leaving A Legacy: Zakk Hicks

    After going down in Carroll County High School baseball history as one of the team’s best pitchers, Zakk Hicks has now been recognized for his accomplishments statewide, making the state record books for most strikeouts per game in a season. Hicks ranks 11th on the list, averaging 12.7 strikeouts per game his senior year in 2015.