Today's Sports

  • Hornaday Jr. wins Kentucky 225...

    SPARTA, Ky. — Ron Hornaday Jr. scored his 50th career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory, his third series win at Kentucky Speedway through eight starts and third this season in Saturday’s “Kentucky 225.”

    The 14-year NCWTS veteran and his No. 2 Hollywood Casino Chevrolet crossed the finish line 0.438 of a second ahead of Richard Childress Racing driver Austin Dillon and his No. 3 Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet in the fifth-closest series finish through 13 all-time events at the track.

  • Carpenter wins closest race in...

    Ed Carpenter, driving Sarah Fisher Racing’s Dollar General-sponsored car, ran down series point leader Dario Franchitti in the waning laps of Sunday’s IZOD Indycar Series race at Sparta’s Kentucky Speedway to win the “Kentucky Indy 300.”

  • Golf brief - Sept. 28, 2011

    The Lady Panthers finish third in the North Central Kentucky Conference with a score of 435. The team was missing a major contributor in Taylor Hayden with an injury to her wrist. The ladies rallied together and put up a pretty solid score without Hayden and in tournament conditions as well, head coach Jay Jones said.

  • Girls’ soccer falls 4-1 to...

    The Lady Panthers’ soccer team knotted the game 1-1 at halftime, but ultimately fell 4-1 to visiting Walton-Verona on Saturday night.

    “Not the ending that we wanted, but I still felt like we did a good job with Walton-Verona,” Carroll head coach Greg Damron said. “…We kept the ball on our offensive end the majority of the game. They just had some great breakaways and some really good girls with a good foot and the good touch on the ball.”

  • Panthers fall “a little short”...

    After facing stiff competition the previous weekend in the Franklin-Simpson Invitational, including battling then-third ranked Trinity (Louisville), the Carroll County boys’ soccer team returned to their home field to take on Cooper High School Thursday night. Unfortunately for the Panthers, it was not a successful homecoming as the Jaguars won 3-2 in the inaugural matchup between these two teams.

    The first score of the game came in the eighth minute when Cooper headed the ball into the net off of a corner kick.

  • Lady Panthers unable to pull out...

    Senior night for the Carroll County Lady Panthers started out much like the first time they met Bellevue High School 11 days ago with a tightly contested game before falling 25-22 and 25-10.

    The score in the first game went back and forth with neither team holding more than a two-point edge until midway through the game. Trailing 12-10, Carroll had the first run of the game by ripping off 5 points behind the serving of Erin Spradlin to take a 15-12 lead. Bellevue took a time out and after the time out Carroll had a service error and Bellevue started a 3-point run.

  • Football falls 48-14 on the road

    From the first offensive snap of the game, things were not going right for the Carroll County Panthers.

    It was homecoming night at Walton-Verona, and the Bearcats were ready to put on a show for their local fans. They did just that, defeating the Panthers 48-14 and handing them their first loss of the season.

    On that first offensive snap, Bearcats’ quarterback Nolan Daugherty handed the ball off to his running back Nolan Brown, who took off down the right sideline for a 60-yard touchdown run. The extra-point kick gave the Bearcats a 7-0 lead.

  • Boys’ golf team wins over W’town...

    In an emotional farewell performance, Carroll defeated Williamstown 164-205 to send off their three seniors —Travis Ellis, Jacob Meadows and John Michael Williams—(above) with a victory. Zach Beckham led all scorers with a 38. Williams shot a 41; Meadows, 42; Ellis, 43; Nick Abbott, 45; Levi Stephenson, 49; and Thomas Hill, 57.

    After 22 seasons as head coach, Warren McEuen is retiring at season’s end. He stated that these seniors were a real pleasure to coach and they will be missed.

  • Lady Panthers unable to win home...

    Despite winning their first match over Iroquois, the Lady Panthers lost two straight to Ludlow and Williamstown to eliminate themselves from their home tournament, the Carroll County River Classic, Saturday.

    Everything was clicking early for the Lady Panthers, who posted a 25-19 victory in game one over Iroquois. “They just came out guns blazing; they did an awesome job,” head coach Kristen Hooper said.

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