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Today's Sports

  • Carroll jumps out early on...

    The Carroll County Panthers rode an eight-run first inning to victory April 29, winning 13-4 at home over Eminence.

    The large lead allowed head coach Jimmy Ray to give his reserves some playing time, and everyone made a plate appearance against the Warriors.

    Ray said sometimes it can be hard for the players to stay focused in a lopsided game, but he credited his team keeping their concentration.

  • All ‘A’ run ends at state, 8-4...
  • Lady Raiders defeat Lady...

    The Lady Raiders jumped out to an early lead on the Lady Panthers and withstood a late rally to win 14-3 in five innings April 29.

    Trimble senior pitcher Tabby Gosman struck out four batters and allowed zero walks. She also was 4-4 from the plate, with a double and three singles.

    Trimble head coach Ruth Staples said she was very happy with how her team hit the ball.

    “I think we hit the ball quite well,” she said. “I like to see us swing the bat like that, and they were good, hard hits.”

  • Stepping up their game

    Three Carroll County High School seniors will continue their athletic careers in college. Zakk Hicks, Kelly Layton and Lauren Moore were honored at an athletic signing day ceremony May 1. Hicks will play baseball at Indiana University Southeast; Layton will play volleyball at Georgetown College and Moore will play basketball at Centre College.

  • Anderson shuts out Carroll, 17-0

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers came up short as they faced a tough task Monday night with the Anderson County Lady Bearcats, falling to one of the top teams in the region, 17-0.

    The Lady Panthers started out strong, sitting the Bearcats down in order in the first inning and then putting the ball in play during its half of the inning.

  • All 'A' Preview:...

    Region 8 champion Carroll County Panthers (12-4) will take on Region 1 champion Ballard Memorial Bombers (20-2) in the state All ‘A’ tournament at 10 a.m. Saturday at Whitaker Bank Ballmark in Lexington, Ky. The winner will play Sunday at 8:30 a.m. in the final four, with the championship at 1 p.m.

    Carroll County defeated Region 6 champion Whitefield Academy to advance, while Ballard Memorial defeated Region 2 champion University Heights.

  • Panthers return to state All ‘A...

    Carroll County kept its state All ‘A’ Tournament hopes alive with a hard fought nine inning 6-4 win over Whitefield Academy Friday, April 24.

    Carroll County will be going back to Lexington’s Whitaker Bank Park for the second straight year as they try to improve on last year’s final four appearance.

    The Panthers used some timely hitting backed by strong pitching performances from Seth Hicks and Justin Ray to finally put away a pesky Whitefield Academy team.

  • Tennis sweeps Spencer Co.

    The Carroll County High School tennis teams swept Spencer County on their recent trips to Carrollton. The boys tennis team won 4-1 on April 23, while the girls won 4-1 on April 28.

    In boys’ action, No. 1 singles Zeke Kates defeated Clay Abell, 6-0, 6-2. No. 2 singles Micah Kates defeated Noah Wernert, 6-0, 6-4. No. 3 singles Kyle Vail swept John Matherly, 6-0, 6-0.

    No. 1 doubles team J.J. Fernandez and Bobby Perkins defeated Jacob Whitehouse and Owen Baxter, 6-2, 6-3.

  • Lady Panthers fight back against...

    The Lady Panthers’ softball team may have lost a close one April 22, to Gallatin County, 6-5, but the team showed heart and determination, something their head coach was happy to see.

    Carroll (3-11) jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead in the top of the first. Gallatin (3-5) tied things up in the third inning and took the lead in the fifth. But the Lady Panthers did not quit, scoring two runners in the bottom of the sixth. Unfortunately, it was just not enough.

  • Corbin wins shot put, discus at...

    Carroll County High School’s track and field team competed in the North Central Kentucky Conference meet April 21, at Walton-Verona. Sophomore Malachi Corbin won first place in both the shot put and discus events. In shot put, Corbin threw 40 feet, and he threw 112 feet 1 inch in the discus.

    Senior Destiny Osborne took second place in her two field events. In shot put, she threw 26 feet. In discus, she threw 76 feet 7 inches.