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Today's Sports

  • 2016 Student-Athlete of the Year...

    The two award winners will be selected by the staff of The News-Democrat. Each varsity head coach was asked to nominate at least one member of their team for the award, based on the student’s athletic and academic performance for the school year. Eligible nominees were students in high school playing on a varsity team of any sport. Underclassmen who win the award are not eligible to win again. Last year’s winners were Mackenzi Hawkins and Zakk Hicks.

  • Carroll County Middle School...
  • Back in black (and gold):...

    Carroll County former football players will suit up–some for the first time since high school–and take the field for an alumni football game against Owen County at 7 p.m. May 14 at Panther Field.

    Alumni Football USA has hosted more than 1,000 games in 24 states over the past 29 years. The games are used as a fundraiser for local communities, and Saturday night’s game will benefit the Carroll County High School football program.

  • “Panther Express” returns to...
  • "Panther Express"...

    Senior Justin Ray threw his first career no-hitter Friday, April 29, as the Carroll County Panthers rolled, 6-0, over Kentucky Country Day en route to their third straight trip to the state All ‘A’ Tournament at Whitaker Bank Ballpark in Lexington, Ky. The Panthers will take on Owensboro Catholic at noon Saturday, May 7.

  • Track and field competes at...

    The Carroll County High School track and field team competed in the North Central Kentucky Track Conference meet April 28, at Henry County High School.

    Guillermo Cruz won first place in the 1600-meter run with a time of 5 minutes 9.12 seconds. He also brought home a third place finish in the 800-meter run with a time of 2 minutes 21.49 seconds.

    Overall, the teams finished in last place in the divisions. Presentation Academy won first place for the girls, while Owen County won first place in the boys’ division.

  • Panthers shut out against Simon...

    Sometimes teams need a wake up call to get them back on track, and Monday night’s ball game against Simon Kenton may have been just that for the Carroll County Panthers’ baseball team. The team’s effort was not up to par for head coach Jimmy Ray, as the players struggled at the plate, losing 3-0.

  • Tennis seniors play in final...

    Senior Bobby Perkins and Dru Walker played in their final home game Friday, as the Carroll County tennis teams played Spencer County.

    No. 1 singles Perkins won his match, 6-0, 6-1, while Walker and No. 1 doubles partner J.J. Fernandez lost their match 1-6, 2-6. Also for the boys, No. 2 doubles pair David Jimenez and Austin Harsin lost 1-6, 1-6.

  • The Next Level
  • Basketball clinic held through...

    The Carroll County High School basketball head coach Brian Crank is hosting a boys basketball clinic on Wednesdays May 4, 11, 18 and 25, at the high school gym. The cost is $25 and includes a t-shirt.