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Today's Sports

  • Lady Panthers drop three

    Weather disrupted yet another tournament for the Carroll County softball team. The team traveled to Woodford County for a spring break tournament Saturday, April 5. The tournament was originally scheduled for both Friday and Saturday, but heavy rainfall changed those plans.

    The Lady Panthers played three games Saturday, and, unfortunately, left dropping all three.

    Carroll County started the day off against Boyle County. The girls managed just three hits in the game, falling 8-0, in five innings.

  • Brown shares experience as...

    By KENNY COLSTON

    Landmark News Service

    Like many 15-year-olds, Carrollton native Cody Brown likes to drive fast.

    The difference between Brown and his peers, though, is Brown is finally getting paid to do so.

    The Carroll County High School freshman spends his weekends racing for U.S. Legends Car International, competing in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio racing the smaller cars.

  • Kentucky defied odds in title run

    As the horn sounded and the canons of confetti exploded, all I felt was an ache in my heart, the disappointment weighing heavy. I had had this nagging feeling all day long that it might end up this way, but I still believed just like the rest of Big Blue Nation.

    My alma mater Kentucky Wildcats had just lost in the NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship.

    Congratulations to the UConn Huskies. They made plays when they had to and deserved to win.

  • Panthers win over Switzerland, 4...

    The Panthers broke a five-game losing streak with a 4-3 win at Switzerland County Tuesday. Keifer McIntyre pitched 5 1/3 innings, striking out four and walking four, in the win. Justin Ray came in for relief, pitching 1 2/3 innings and striking out three batters and walking two to earn the save.

  • Tennis takes the court: Girls 2-...

    Girls fall to W-V, win over Trimble

    The Lady Panthers tennis team ultimately lost and won their last two matches by forfeits. The girls lost to visiting Walton-Verona, 3-2, Thursday, March 27, after forfeiting in the No. 3 singles match and defeated Trimble the next day, 3-2, after the Raiders did the same.

    Head coach Juan Fernandez said Monday that he is disappointed in the way the girls are playing. They can play much better tennis, but no one can tell that right now on the court, he said.

  • 2013-2014 Basketball awards

    Carroll County High School basketball held its annual banquet March 26, in the cafeteria.

    The following awards were given to the girls basketball players:

    Best free throw percentage - Makena Kindoll

    Most blocks - Miranda Groseclose

    Most rebounds - Lauren Moore

    Best 3-point percentage - Makena Kindoll

    Most assists - Makena Kindoll

    Sixth Man award - Haley Dermon

    110 percent award - Chasity Burgin

    Coach’s award - Jenna Richmond

    Most steals - Kayla Williamson

  • From The Diamond | April 3, 2014

    Gallatin downs Carroll, 4-2

    Gallatin County picked up its first win of the season, defeating Carroll County, 4-2, Thursday. Carroll head coach Jimmy Ray said his team lacked enthusiasm, which was kind of disappointing since it was a district game at rival Gallatin. 

    The Panthers managed just two hits against the Wildcats. Ray said there were a couple other hard hits in the game, but they were hit right at the Gallatin defense.

  • Hicks' grand slam helps...

    An inning of miscues by the Trimble County Raiders opened the door for the Carroll County Panthers to take a big lead on their border-rivals and ultimately win, 13-3, in five innings Thursday, March 20, at Panther Field.

    Down 1-0 in the bottom of the second, Carroll’s Seth Hicks led off with a walkand Austin Crowell was hit in the back by a pitch. Jackson “Boo” Donahue laid down a bunt to the first base side, but an error on the throw allowed Hicks to score.

  • Carroll wins, 14-4, over...

    Consistent hitting and strong defense helped propel the Panthers past the visiting Pendleton County Wildcats Friday for a 14-4 victory in five innings.

    Carroll County (3-0) put the lead off on base four of the five innings and did a good job of putting pressure on the Pendleton County (2-4) defense, head coach Jimmy Ray said.

  • Carroll plays ‘best game of the...

    The Panthers scored 10 runs on nine hits to beat Walton-Verona 10-3 at home Saturday. John Michael Adams hit a solo home run to left center field to lead off in the bottom of the fifth and also earned the win on the mound. He pitched five innings, striking out three, walking one and giving up three hits. Justin Ray came on in relief, pitching two innings with two strikeouts, three walks and one hit.