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Today's Sports

  • Lady Panthers fall in All ‘A,’...

    Coming off its best game of the season, the Carroll County Lady Panthers hoped the consistency would carry over into the semifinal 8th Region All “A” game Jan. 11, at Gallatin County High School.

    While Carroll played well, inconsistent play resulted in the Lady Panthers losing to Walton-Verona, 41-34.

  • Lady Panthers score district win...

    Offensive execution and overall good defense led to a 50-21 Carroll County win over visiting Eminence Saturday, Jan. 14.

    The Lady Panthers shot 41 percent (18-44) from the field and hit five 3-pointers (5-16) in the game. Carroll outscored Eminence in every quarter except the third and outrebounded their opponent 36-23. They committed 15 turnovers, compared to 17 for the Lady Warriors.

  • Shaw achieves goal of playing in...

    It’s said that Disney World is “The Place Where Dreams Come True.” That was certainly the case for 13-year-old Andrew Shaw of Carrollton, as he became one of the few young athletes from across the country to compete in the ESPN Wide World of Sports Disney New Year’s Baseball Classic Dec. 28-30.

    Andrew played for the Game Day USA 13U Blue Team, which finished first in pool play and was the runners-up in the championship game (4-1).

  • Smith competes against players...

    It would be safe to say that David Smith loves baseball. Smith, a sixth-grade student at Carroll County Middle School has been playing baseball since he was old enough to start in the Carroll County Parks and Recreation tee ball league.

    He said during an interview Jan. 17, that he started playing travel ball three or four years ago with the Kentucky Panthers, coached by Brandon Hicks and Ricky Isaacs. The Panthers are made up of local players and they play in tournaments in Elizabethtown, Ky., and Northern Kentucky.

  • Carroll loses road games at...

    Carroll County High School’s boys and girls basketball teams fell short against Gallatin County High School over the weekend. The Panthers lost 67-40 Friday night, while the Lady Panthers lost 48-31 Saturday afternoon.

    The Wildcats outscored the Panthers 20-12 in the first quarter and the Panthers were unable to catch up. The Panthers shot 36 percent (18-50) from the field and shot just five free throws (3-5) and committed 27 turnovers. Gallatin outrebounded Carroll 35-17, including 11 offensive to five for Carroll.

  • Lady Panthers win, Panthers lose...

    Girls defeat Henry

    The Lady Panthers (4-10) scored a district road win Jan. 3, defeating Henry County (2-12) 50-40. Carroll shot 36 percent (18-50) from the field, including six 3-pointers. The girls also hit 61.5 percent (8-13) from the free throw line.

    Abigail Aulbach led the team with a double-double, 13 points and 12 rebounds. She is currently ranked 16th in the state in rebounding, averaging 11.4 rebounds per game.

  • Panthers fall in All ‘A’ tourney

    The Carroll County Panthers did not fare as well against Williamstown as the Lady Panthers, as the boys’ team dropped a 72-56 decision in the first round of the 8th Region All ‘A’ Classic, Jan. 10, at Walton-Verona High School.

    Williamstown jumped out to a 12-point lead as they doubled up Carroll County in the first quarter 24-12.

    Carroll cut the lead down to eight points by halftime, 37-29.

  • Lady Panthers defeat...

    The Lady Panthers defeated Williamstown in the All ‘A’ 45-34, Jan. 9.

    Williamstown defeated Carroll County, Dec. 21, 57-50 in the South Oldham Dragonfest Hoops Tournament.

    In the Dec. 2, game Williamstown star Michaela Kennedy rocked the Panthers for 27 second-half points as part of her game-high 33 points.

    The Panthers held Kennedy to 12 points thanks to a change in defensive strategy by Carroll County head coach Paul Stone.

  • Poor execution key to loss to...

    While they improved since their first match-up, the Lady Panthers struggled to execute consistently against the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats, losing 45-35 in the third round of the North American Stainless Holiday Classic Dec. 30.

  • Miscues huge in Carroll’s eight-...

    Turnovers, offensive rebounds and a five-minute-plus drought were too much to overcome for the Carroll County Lady Panthers, as Adair County defeated them 57-49 in the second round of the North American Stainless Holiday Classic Dec. 29, at CCHS.