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Today's Sports

  • Craig graduates from Hanover

    D.C. Craig, a 2010 graduate of Carroll County High School, graduated from Hanover College May 24.

    Craig earned a scholarship to play baseball for Hanover and played all four years of his college career. Over four years, Craig played in 88 games and started 60 of them. He hit .246 in his career with 57 hits –17 doubles –and 34 RBIs.

    Craig is the son of David and Shelley Craig of Carrollton. His younger brother, Dillon, is a rising sophomore at Hanover College and also plays baseball for the Hanover Panthers.

  • We’ve Got Next

    Carroll County High School tennis held its first youth camp June 4-6. Overall, there were about 30 campers between the older and younger groups.

  • Burns, Corbin compete at state...

    Two Carroll County High School track and field athletes competed at the KHSAA State Track Championship Meet May 24 at the University of Kentucky Outdoor Track Facility.

    Senior Michael Burns finished 20th in the Class 1A boys long jump event. His longest jump was 17 feet 3.25 inches.

    Freshman Malachi Corbin finished 24th in the Class 1A boys discus throw. His longest throw was 96 feet.

  • Ogden, Williamson, Hawkins named...
  • Baseball team honors players

    The Carroll County High School baseball team held its annual banquet May 29 at the high school. The following are the awards received by the players:

    Zakk Hicks - Team MVP, Cy Young (top pitcher), NCKC All-Conference Team and 8th Region All-Tournament Team.

    Jacob Wise - Team Captain, senior plaque and most stolen bases.

    Keifer McIntyre - Most quality at bats and senior plaque.

    Taylor Hill - Highest GPA and senior plaque.

    Austin Crowell - Highest GPA and senior plaque.

  • Moore selected for junior All-...
  • Taking the field

    Carroll County Parks and Recreation T-Ball and Blastball teams played Monday night. More photos will be in next week’s issue and online at www.mycarrollnews.com.

  • Panthers’ Regionals run ends in...

    If you really want to know what happened in the baseball 8th Regional semifinal between Carroll County and Anderson County Tuesday night, don’t look at the final score.

    The two teams were deadlocked at one run apiece in the bottom of the sixth before the Bearcats took advantage of a Panther mental error and added a couple RBI singles to take a 5-1 lead and ultimately win by the same margin.

  • Ogden shows year-round...

    Sit down and talk to Carroll County High School senior Kelsey Ogden for a little while and you will discover a few things: She has a bubbly personality, loves softball, but is equally as dedicated to her schoolwork and involvement in the community. The starting third baseman and cleanup hitter for the Lady Panthers softball team, Ogden has maintained a 4.0 grade point average and is a leader in school and on the field. Because of this, Ogden has been named The News-Democrat’s 2014 Female Student-Athlete of the Year, an award sponsored by Earl Floyd Ford.

  • Hall loves helping teammates...

    Take a look at the Carroll County High School soccer record books, and you will see Michael Hall’s name written all over them. He is the all-time leading scorer with 70 career goals. During his senior year, he broke his own school-record for most goals scored in a season with 36 and tied Brandon Stewart’s record for most assists in a season with 13. He also scored five goals in one half against Gallatin County, another record.