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  • Rebels defeat Panthers in 31st...

    The Owen County Rebels diminished Carroll County’s hopes of reaching the 31st District championship, defeating the Panthers 56-33 in Owenton Thursday night. The Panthers finished the season with a record of 14-14, the most wins for the boys’ team since the 2005-06 season when they finished 15-15. This year’s squad was 7-12 in the region and 3-9 in districts.

  • Lady Panthers’ season ends

    For the second year in a row, the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats eliminated the Carroll County Lady Panthers from the 31st District Tournament, winning 66-31. Later that evening, Carroll head coach and athletic director Randy Mefford announced in an email he was retiring from both positions. He will remain as athletic director through the end of the school year. Mefford just completed his 32nd year of coaching. He coached the Lady Panthers for nine years after coaching the Panthers’ team for 11 years.

  • Basketball honors | Feb. 29, 2012

    Gibson, Hill named to all-conference team

    Carroll County’s Dallas Gibson and Nikki Hill were named to the North Central Kentucky Conference All-Conference Team. Owen County’s Sawyer Williams and Rianna Gayheart received the Most Valuable Player awards.

    The Lady Panthers finished fourth in the conference. Carroll and Trimble both held 2-4 records, but Carroll finished ahead of Trimble because they defeated Trimble in a conference game.

    The Panthers finished in fifth place with a 2-4 record.

  • Hanging up the clipboard:...

    Carroll County High School Athletic Director and head basketball coach Randy Mefford announced his retirement from both positions following the Lady Panthers’ loss in the 31st District tournament Wednesday, Feb. 22. He will stay on as athletic director at the high school through the end of the school year.

    In an e-mail sent out Wednesday night to school administration, teachers, coaches and fellow district coaches, Mefford said he had informed his Lady Panthers, as well as Principal John Leeper and Superintendent Lisa James, after the game about his decision.

  • Parks and recreation holds...

    Carroll County Parks and Recreation will hold youth baseball and softball registration Monday through Friday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 13 to March 2 on the third floor of the courthouse. There will be one registration day held 1-3 p.m. Feb. 26 at Kathryn Winn Primary School.

    There are programs available for boys and girls ages 3 to 12.

    Age determination date is April 30, 2012 with the exception of girl’s softball which is Dec. 31, 2011.

    Registration fees are $25 for each child. Blastball (ages 3 and 4) is $15. There is a discount for siblings.

  • South spoils senior night, top...

    Carroll County seniors Travis Ellis, Evan Mefford, John Perry and John Walls took the court for their final home basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 14. Unfortunately, the evening did not end as well as the home crowd would have hoped, as the Panthers could not generate enough offense to keep up with powerhouse South Oldham (18-8).

    The Dragons hit 11 3-pointers, while the Panthers (13-12) were shutout from long range, a major factor in South’s 74-45 runaway victory.

  • Moving on: Panthers defeat...

    The door is closed on the 2011-12 basketball regular season. Now, it’s tournament time, and the pressure is on for teams to perform and players to step up and make big plays.

    Despite winning their previous two meetings, the slate was wiped clean when the Carroll County Panthers took the court against the Eminence Warriors Monday, Feb. 20 at Owen County High School.

  • Carroll girls lose 56-25 to...

    Carroll County Lady Panthers played excellent defense in the first half against Collins High School, down just seven at halftime. But the Lady Titans (20-9) came out of halftime with an offensive furry and outscored the home team 23-5 in the third quarter, ultimately winning the game 56-25.

  • Track and field competes in...

    The Carroll County Panthers started the 2012 Season off with their first indoor meet at Mason County Indoor on Saturday, Feb. 10.

    Head coach Joe Creager said it was a great showing for five of the young Panthers. Each individual scored points for the team, with Raven Labrada scoring 10 for the boys and Taylor Baker scoring 5 on the girls side.

    The boys finished fourth overall, while the girls finished fifth. Carroll’s next meet is Saturday, Feb. 17 at Mason County. 

  • Special Olympics - Feb. 8, 2012