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  • Panthers struggle against more...

    Owen County’s Rebels ran roughshod over the Carroll County Panthers Friday in a physical high school basketball contest at Carrollton. The Rebels raced out to a 16-2 advantage with 2:35 remaining in the first quarter and never looked back en route to a 61-32 romp.

  • Girls get easy win

    Saturday was a big night for senior Tasha Hunter. Not only did she win the homecoming crown, along with fellow senior E.B. Martinez, but she also scored a season-high 16 points and pulled down 8 rebounds in the Lady Panthers’ 72-13 victory over Eminence.

    Hunter was four of eight from the field, including two 3-pointers and was six for six from the charity stripe. “She’s a good shooter when she gets her feet set,” head coach Randy Mefford said. “She’s a good leader for us too, that’s what I like most about her.”

  • Panthers crown Homecoming with...

    The Carroll County Panthers wrapped up Homecoming Night festivities in fine style by sealing the deal in a close-knit contest with Eminence, 48-46, Saturday.

    “I was real pleased with our effort,” head coach Carroll Yager said. “... I think it was a real good, competitive win for us. That’s what we needed right now was a competitive win.”

  • Panthers fall by 8 pts in Class...

    The Panthers were eliminated from the first round of the Eighth Region Class A tournament on Wednesday, Jan. 19. In a game played at Owen County, Carroll was upended by Trimble County by a score of 49-41. Carroll senior Ethan Stewart led the Panthers with 25 points.

    The two teams have each defeated the other once, with Trimble falling at Carroll 56-51 in the Raiders’ season opener on Dec. 2. Trimble advanced to play Eminence in the Class A second round last night. Carroll and Trimble will square off for a third time on Feb. 1 at Bedford.

  • Lady Panthers clipped in double...

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers suffered a 56-54 double overtime loss at Williamstown Saturday. The loss was only the seventh in 19 games this season for Carroll’s ladies.

    Junior guard Hannah Devine led Carroll County with 29 points and 10 rebounds. Senior Kyndal Curry contributed 12 points and pulled down seven caroms. Senior forward Tasha Hunter chipped in five points and grabbed six boards. Junior forward Nikki Hill cleared the boards with four rebounds and added a two-point basket. Freshmen guards Kelsey and Makenzie Ogden scored three points apiece.

  • Hudgins, Smith awarded...

    Sarah Hudgins and Ashley Smith, seniors at Carroll County High School, have been awarded a $1,000 Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic Scholarship by Owen Electric Cooperative and Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives.

  • Basketball Briefs

    CCHS girls’ beat Eminence, 77-16

  • Lady Panthers fend off comeback...

    The motto for the night seemed to be ‘Whistle first, ask questions later’ in the match-up between the Lady Panthers and the Lady Jaguars of Cooper High School. The two teams committed a total of 45 fouls—25 on Cooper, 20 on Carroll—and shot a combined 61 free throw shots. But it was Carroll County’s ability to knock them down in the waning minutes that sealed the win for them at home, 68-62, Monday night.

  • Basketball Briefs

    Boys fall 65-41 at Henry
    Carroll County (4-8) fell behind early to Henry County, 19-11, and could not make up the deficit as the game went along. The Panthers lost 65-41, dropping them to a 2-5 record in Regional games, 0-5 in District games.
    Ethan Stewart was the only Panther to reach double-figures, scoring 10 points. Also scoring for Carroll County: Zach Wise, 9; Trey Boles, 7; Dallas Gibson, 6; John Perry, 3; Tyler Grant, 2; Brandon Stewart, 2; and Dakota Corbin, 2.

    Boys tumble at Gallatin

  • Panthers’ ‘best game’ falls...

    The Carroll County Panthers enjoyed a six-point advantage in the waning seconds of the third quarter Monday in what head coach Carroll Yager called “the best game we’ve played.” But miscues over the final eight minutes of play allowed Louisville Collegiate to escape with a 56-53 victory when a three-point Ethan Stewart field goal attempt rimmed out at the final buzzer.


    “I was pleased with our guys,” Yager said. “We’ve made tremendous improvement.”