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  • New coach, new system for...

    The Panthers football team is ready to hit the field under the lights Friday night, opening its season at home against Ludlow.

    First-year head coach Hunter Cantwell said the preseason has gone well, but it’s hard to judge to where the team currently stands since this is his first year coaching high school football. Cantwell previously coached quarterbacks and special teams at Campbellsville University.

  • Panthers aim to control the ball...

    The Carroll County Panthers’ soccer team looks to carve out a new identity this season, while maintaining its stranglehold on the 31st District.

    The Panthers graduated five seniors last year, including the school’s all-time scoring and assists leaders, David Marshall and Guillermo Cruz, respectively. While the team had to replace seven starters last season, it has seven returning this season.

  • Lady Panthers pick up two road...

    Ladies notch first win

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers golf team won its first match under head coach Allison Burgess Aug. 2. The girls defeated Gallatin County, 228 to 231.

    “They were surprised but I knew they had the ability to do it this year,” Burgess said.

    The girls did not have any penalty strokes during the match, which helped them earn the win, she said. Senior Ciara Hamilton medaled, shooting a 51.

  • Trio of seniors leads...

    Carroll County Lady Panthers volleyball begins its season against NCKC opponent Williamstown with an Aug. 15, home match.

    Carroll County head coach Lynn Eaglin said she has a lot of expectations for the team. Carroll County hosts the 31st District tournament, and the district winner will host the regional tournament.

    “We can play a lot of post season volleyball on our home floor,” Eaglin said.

  • Ladies learning to possess, work...

    The Carroll County High School Lady Panthers bring a young team to the soccer field this season, but it will be one that is likely to improve as the season goes on and one that does not lack in leadership.

  • Goals are high this season for...

    The 2017 edition of the Carroll County High School boys golf team features a lineup full of experience and a CCHS alum in the head coaching spot.

  • Girls golf team gaining...

    With at least a season’s worth of experience for five of the six girls, things are looking up for the Lady Panthers’ golf team.

    The Lady Panthers return all five golfers from last year’s squad: senior Ciara Hamilton, junior Kaileigh Burgess, and freshmen Grace Long, Taylor Franklin and Gabriella Hembree. New to the team this season is junior Caitlin Mullins. She has never played golf before, but the entire team has been very supportive, head coach Allison Burgess said, especially the freshmen because they were in her shoes last year.

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  • Ky. becomes first state to...

    By JOSH MOORE

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    Protective face masks will be mandatory for high school softball pitchers, first basemen and third basemen in Kentucky beginning with the 2018 season.

    The KHSAA adopted the new requirement as part of its first organized meeting of the 2017-18 school year in Covington. The change makes Kentucky the first state to require protective headgear in high school softball.

  • Milton’s Barnes named to Team...

    Michelle Barnes of Milton has been named to compete as part of Team Kentucky at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games next summer. She will be part of the bowling delegation at the Games, competing in the singles, doubles and team competitions.

    Barnes, 27, has been a Special Olympics athlete for 13 years, competing in track and field, alpine skiing and snowshoeing in addition to bowling. She is making her first appearance ever at a Special Olympics competition above the state level. Barnes is the first athlete from Carroll County ever to compete at the USA Games.