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Today's Sports

  • Athletes Honored

    Volleyball players Emily Baker, Jessica Foster and Stevie Ogburn were named to the 31st District All-Tournament Team. Sabrina Young was named to the 8th Region All-Tournament Team. Kelly Layton and Brittany Yocum were named to the NCKC All-Tournament Team. 

    Boys soccer players Guillermo Cruz, Michael Hall, Mark Ogburn and Denis Perez were named to the 31st District All-Tournament Team.

    Girls soccer players Teresa Garrett and Alex Skirvin were named to the 31st District All-Tournament Team.

  • Carroll sluggish in districts,...

    The Lady Panthers held tight early on, but the Lady Warriors proved too much to handle, winning 3-0 in the 31st District Championship Thursday, Oct. 24, on their home floor.

    Both teams will compete in the 8th Region Tournament, beginning Monday. Carroll (13-14) takes on Simon Kenton (27-8) Monday, while Eminence (21-2) hosts Walton-Verona (20-17) Tuesday.

    Seniors Jessica Foster and Emily Baker and junior Stevie Ogburn were named to the 31st District All-Tournament team.

  • Volleyball season ends in...

    For the second straight season, the Lady Panthers were ousted from the first round of the 8th Region Tournament, losing 3-0 to tournament host Simon Kenton on Monday, Oct. 28. The Lady Pioneers pummeled the Lady Panthers – who were without starters senior Michaela Culver and junior Karly Prosser – by scores of 25-7, 25-10, 25-5.

    Simon Kenton will play North Oldham – who defeated Martha Layne Collins – Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. at Simon Kenton High School. Junior Sabrina Young was named to the 8th Region All-Tournament team.

  • Panthers pounce on Raiders, shut...

    The Carroll County Panthers took care of business Friday night, defeating rival Trimble County, 42-0. The Panthers scored all 42 points in the first half, so a running clock shortened the second half, making it even harder for the Raiders to mount a comeback.

    The Panthers’ entire offense was their ground game, rushing 41 times for 384 yards while attempting zero passes. In comparison, the Raiders rushed 22 times for 20 yards and threw the ball once for three yards.

  • Lady Panthers come from behind...

    The Lady Panthers volleyball team rallied from two games down to defeat Shawe, 3-2, on senior night, Oct. 17.

    “We didn’t give up,” head coach Lynn Eaglin said. “That’s been something I’ve preached to them all year long. I don’t know if emotions got to them, because it’s senior night, in those first two games, but for sure people who came to the game got their money’s worth.”

  • Panthers break losing streak

    The Panthers football team ended its three-game losing streak Friday night by walloping the Owen County Rebels on the road, 48-7. Carroll almost tripled Owen on offense, 328 yards to 110 yards, and forced four interceptions.

    Assistant coach J.P. Dale said the game went “as good as it could have possibly went.” The team executed the game plan on both offense and defense, and it was the first game in a while when most of the team was back from injuries, he said.

  • Boys soccer plays tough against...

    The deck was stacked against the Carroll County Panthers coming into the boys soccer 8th Region Tournament on Monday Oct. 21, at Panther Field. The Panthers faced a North Oldham team that had already defeated them 8-1 in the third game of the regular season.

    But Carroll County had grown leaps and bounds as a team since then and was not going to be intimidated on their home field. The Panthers lost the game, 2-0, but afterward, all head coach Ben Crutcher could emphasize was that he could not be any happier with his team.

  • Ladies advance to district...

    The Lady Panthers finally slammed the door shut on the scrappy Lady Cats Monday, winning 3-1 in the 31st District Tournament to advance to the championship game. No. 2 seed Carroll County will take on No. 1 seed Eminence, who defeated No. 4 seed Owen County on Tuesday night. The game is at 6 p.m. Thursday at Eminence High School.

    The Lady Panthers were up 2-0, but let the Lady Cats back in the game in the third set. But even in the wins, Henry County did not go down without a fight.

  • Panthers win back-to-back...

    As the horn sounded, Carroll County High School boys soccer coach Ben Crutcher raised his arms in celebration – and was congratulated with a nice water shower courtesy of his players – as the No. 1 seeded Panthers defeated the No. 2 seeded host, Henry County Wildcats, 3-0, Thursday in the 31st District Championship. Carroll County also won the championship last season in the district’s first year of existence.

  • Panthers advance to district...

    The Panthers soccer team took care of business Monday night, defeating Gallatin County, 7-0, in the first round of the 31st District Tournament at Henry County. The boys will defend their title at 8 p.m. Thursday against Henry County. The Wildcats defeated Owen County, 4-3, Tuesday night in a shootout.

    Win or lose, Carroll and Henry are guaranteed spots in the 8th Region Tournament, beginning Monday, Oct. 21, either as a host team or a traveling team.