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Today's Sports

  • Tie gives Carroll 3rd place in...

    The Panthers’ soccer team had carried their fate in their hands coming into Tuesday’s match-up against Walton-Verona. Win and they would take the conference title. Lose and they would have to wait until next year to raise the banner.

    Unfortunately for Carroll County (7-10-1), it just wasn’t meant to be as they tied the Bearcats (8-5-3) 1-1 at Panther Field. With the tie, the Panthers finished in third place and Gallatin came out on top for the second straight year.

  • Carroll falls 2-0 to Trimble in...

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers battled valiantly in the second game of their 31st District Tournament matchup with Trimble County in South Oldham Monday but succumbed in two games (25-13, 25-22) to conclude the 2011 volleyball season.

    Trimble won the first game handily but struggled to put fifth seed Carroll County away.

    “That’s been our downfall all season,” Trimble coach Ruth Staples said. “We win the first game big and then we relax, and we relaxed too much tonight. I’m glad we didn’t have to go to three games.”

  • Panthers' alumni basketball...

    The boys’ basketball team at Carroll County High School will host a men’s Panther alumni basketball game at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26.

    Any former men’s Panther varsity basketball player that is interested in playing should contact coaches Duke Boles, Stacy May, Brett Miller or Carroll Yager at (502) 732-6195.

    There is a participation fee of $15 to cover the cost of each player’s game T-shirt.

    The rosters will be on a first-come, first serve basis and finalized by Nov. 17.

  • Panthers’ defense dominates

    The week was filled with activities, from a powder puff game to a parade through town, celebrating homecoming week. But when it came time  for the big game, the Panthers football team was all business, shutting out district rival Gallatin County, 44-0.

  • Hogan qualifies for state

    Lady Panthers’ senior Quincy Hogan shot an 80 en route for a second place tie in regionals to qualify for the state tournament in Bowling Green. This was her first time qualifying for state.

    The Lady Panthers finished seventh out of 17 teams at Regionals, held at Twin Oaks in Covington, shooting a 440.
     

  • Lady Panthers defeat Lady...

    The girls’ soccer team said goodbye to four seniors Monday night: Brittany Arvin, Andie Hardesty, Nikki Hill and Ana Jimenez. The Lady Panthers pulled out a 2-1 victory over Henry County at their final home game of the season.

    They face Owen County away on Thursday.

  • Hornaday Jr. wins Kentucky 225...

    SPARTA, Ky. — Ron Hornaday Jr. scored his 50th career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory, his third series win at Kentucky Speedway through eight starts and third this season in Saturday’s “Kentucky 225.”

    The 14-year NCWTS veteran and his No. 2 Hollywood Casino Chevrolet crossed the finish line 0.438 of a second ahead of Richard Childress Racing driver Austin Dillon and his No. 3 Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet in the fifth-closest series finish through 13 all-time events at the track.

  • Carpenter wins closest race in...

    Ed Carpenter, driving Sarah Fisher Racing’s Dollar General-sponsored car, ran down series point leader Dario Franchitti in the waning laps of Sunday’s IZOD Indycar Series race at Sparta’s Kentucky Speedway to win the “Kentucky Indy 300.”

  • Golf brief - Sept. 28, 2011

    The Lady Panthers finish third in the North Central Kentucky Conference with a score of 435. The team was missing a major contributor in Taylor Hayden with an injury to her wrist. The ladies rallied together and put up a pretty solid score without Hayden and in tournament conditions as well, head coach Jay Jones said.

  • Girls’ soccer falls 4-1 to...

    The Lady Panthers’ soccer team knotted the game 1-1 at halftime, but ultimately fell 4-1 to visiting Walton-Verona on Saturday night.

    “Not the ending that we wanted, but I still felt like we did a good job with Walton-Verona,” Carroll head coach Greg Damron said. “…We kept the ball on our offensive end the majority of the game. They just had some great breakaways and some really good girls with a good foot and the good touch on the ball.”