Today's Sports

  • Carroll defeats Switzerland Co....

    Carroll County avoided a seventh inning pitching collapse and pulled out another walk off win April 4 over Switzerland County, Ind., 5-4.

    Senior Seth Hicks took the mound for Carroll County and started the night with a four pitch first inning, getting outs via a pop up, a ground ball and a fly ball.

    Sophomore David Duncan led off the inning with a single up the middle. Eighth grade catcher Deaton Oak continued his hot hitting ways with a single when his ground ball into the deep shortstop hole was fielded but no play could be made.

  • Hicks strikes out 16, hits home...

    Senior starting pitcher Seth Hicks struck out 16 batters–including the last 12 in a row–to shut out the Owen County Rebels, as Carroll County won, 2-0, in the opening round of the All ‘A’ Tournament Monday, at Owen County. The Panthers were scheduled to play Trimble County Wednesday at Williamstown after a rainy Tuesday pushed all of the games back a day.

  • Carroll beats Eminence, 7-2, to...

    Carroll County pulled the ‘let’s wait until the fifth inning’ magic trick out of the hat again in their 7-2 victory over Eminence in the 8th Region All “A” Classic April 10.

    After getting two out in the first inning, Carroll County starting pitcher Andrea Searcy found that she had a target somewhere on her uniform as the next two Eminence batters hit balls back up the middle that struck her. Searcy was uninjured, and she pitched a complete game.

  • Carroll tennis drops home...

    Carroll County tennis fell to visiting Gallatin County, 3-2 in girls’ matches and 5-0 in boys’ matches (including two forfeits) March 28.

    In girls’ action, No. 1 doubles team seniors Jessi Dermon and Taylor Courtney won, 6-3, 6-0. Head coach Juan Fernandez said they were the superior team and played very well. No. 3 singles senior Ashley Davidson won her match, 6-1, 6-1. Fernandez said she played pretty good. “She was putting a heavy spin on the ball tonight,” he said.

  • Panther Tennis

    Carroll County at Spencer County, March 9

    Girls (Carroll wins, 3-2)

    No. 1 singles: Jessi Dermon vs. Erika Salandanar, 8-4

    No. 2 singles: Taylor Courtney vs. Caitlyn Stevens, 8-0

    No. 3 singles: Forfeit

    No. 1 doubles: Ashley Davidson and Kendall Conley vs. Ali Henderson and Lauren Lambdin, 3-8

    No. 2 doubles: Emilee Walker and Ashley Spenneberg vs. Ahi Wernert and Karli Ackers, 8-2

    Carroll County at Western Hills, March 16

    Girls (Western Hills wins, 4-1)

  • Lady Panthers pick up win over...

    Carroll County Lady Panther softball picked up a much needed win against Newport Central Catholic High School in their final game of The News-Democrat Carroll County Classic, April 1.

    The 6-0 win ended a six game losing streak as Carroll prepares to leave on a spring break trip where they will play four games in the Bob Jones Invitational in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Carroll misses opportunities...

    The first Carroll County verses Trimble County softball border war game went to the Lady Raiders as they won round one 4-3 at the Carroll County Classic tournament sponsored by The News-Democrat, April 1.

  • Carroll opens tournament with 9-...

    Carroll County experienced a rough start in their home tournament Friday night, losing 9-0 in six innings to Ryle in The News-Democrat Carroll County Classic.

    “I don’t necessarily think we had the energy we should have had,” head coach Chelsie Roy said. “Andrea [Searcy] had five walks, our at bats, we had a base running mistake, just all that put together. We just did not come to play that game at all.”

  • Oak hits walk-off to complete...

    Down three runs in the bottom of the seventh, the Carroll County Panthers rallied with their backs against the wall as eighth-grader Deaton Oak hit an RBI single up the middle to win the game over district rival Gallatin County, 6-5, March 23.

  • On the road | March 30, 2017

    Baseball falls to Pioneers