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Today's Sports

  • 53 enjoy soccer camp at county...

    Soccer camp director Greg Damron, wearing his wide brimmed white hat, could be seen from anywhere in the Robert Westrick Memorial Park as he taught and encouraged 53 campers during soccer camp last week.

    Damron organized the camp this year as a lower cost alternative for parents with children who are interested in learning or improving their skills in soccer.  Camp was held every evening last week according to Damron.

    Damron could be heard over four soccer fields barking out instructions and encouragement calling each camper by name during camp.

  • Carrollton to host Governor&...

    Governor Steve Beshear has designated Save the Grand Theatre’s signature 225-mile cycling event as the “Governor’s Autumn Bicycle Ride Across Kentucky.” GABRAKY is a scenic ride following rural roadways across the state through numerous regions and begins at the state boundary with Indiana at the Ohio River at Carrollton and ends at the state boundary with Tennessee at Dale Hollow State Resort Park in southern Kentucky.

  • Panthers raising funds for...

    The Carroll County Panther basketball team will be playing in a tournament in Florida over Christmas and they are in fundraising mode right now.

    The coaches and parent boosters will be sponsoring Bingo at the National Guard Armory on three consecutive Tuesday evenings, July 21, July 28 and Aug. 4 with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and play beginning at 7 p.m. according to head coach Carroll Yager.

    There will also be concessions available during Bingo.

    Winning allocations will be based on the number of players, Carroll said in a press release.

  • Villwock wins record 8th regatta

    Dave Villwock and the U-16 Miss Elam Plus racing team were absent during most of the 2008 unlimited hydroplane season after winning back-to-back Indiana Governor’s Cup titles in 2006 and 2007. The team returned to Madison this past weekend and took up where they left off by holding the unlimited fleet at bay, winning the Madison Regatta in convincing fashion.

  • Madison Regatta in pictures
  • The T-Ball boys of summer
  • Football organizational session...

    Parents of students entering sixth, seventh or eighth grades this fall and wanting to play football are asked to attend an organizational meeting Monday, July 6 in the auditorium at Carroll County Middle School at 6 p.m.

    Students also are expected to attend that night where the team rules and expectations will be discussed, some equipment will be given out as well as practice and game schedules, according to coach John T. Booth.  

    The practices will begin the following night, Tuesday July 7 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

  • British soccer camp to be held...

    The British are coming and they are going to teach soccer to youth ages three to 16 in Carroll County July 27-31 at Robert Westrick Memorial Park on State Hwy. 36.

    Challenger Sports British Soccer camp’s Daniel Miller said parents can register their kids online at www.challengersports.com or by calling (913) 599-4884.

    Challenger has British soccer players as coaches at the camp, Miller said and families can also host coaches to stay in their homes during the week of camp.

  • Madison Regatta launches &...

    Landmark News Service

    MADISON, Ind. – Major-league powerboat racing returns to the Ohio River this weekend with the 59th running of the Indiana Governor’s Cup race.

    This year, for the first time, the Madison Regatta serves as the opening event of the international American Boat Racing Association schedule. Stops in Michigan, Washington, Canada and Indiana will follow, culminating with the Onyx Cup World Championship Race in the Middle East at Doha, Qatar, in November.

  • Madison Regatta launches 2009...

    MADISON, Ind. – Major league powerboat racing returns to the Ohio River this weekend with the 59th running of the Indiana Governor’s Cup race. This year for the first time the Madison Regatta serves as the opening event of the international American Boat Racing Association schedule. Later stops in Michigan, Washington, Canada and Indiana will follow, culminating with the Onyx Cup World Championship Race in the Middle East at Doha, Qatar in November.