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Today's Sports

  • Cross country wins first meet in...

    For the first time in more than 10 years, the Carroll County cross country team came home from a meet victorious.

    The boys team won first place at Switzerland County Wednesday, Aug. 28, beating Southwestern, Rising Sun and the home team. The girls – composed of mostly freshmen – finished in third place.

    Head coach Brian Crank said he did not realize it had been that long since cross country had won a meet until he returned to the high school.

  • Sports Calendar | Aug. 28, 2013

    Wednesday, Aug. 28

    CCHS girls golf vs. Gallatin County at 5 p.m.

    CCHS cross country at Switzerland County at 5 p.m.

    CCHS girls soccer at Whitefield Academy, varsity at 6 p.m., JV at 7:30 p.m.

    CCHS volleyball at Trimble County, freshman at 5 p.m., JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7 p.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 29

    CCMS football vs. Trimble County at 6 p.m.

    CCMS volleyball vs. Owen County at 6 p.m.

    CCHS volleyball vs. Eminence, JV at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.

  • Free softball clinic offered

    A free softball fundamentals clinic will be held starting Sept. 3, every Tuesday and Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the Carroll County High School softball field. The clinic is for students ages 8-18.

    For more information, contact Coach Dennis Hawkins at (502) 732-8283.

  • 1963 football reunion to be held...

     

    The Carroll County High School 1963 football team and cheerleaders will be recognized at halftime of the Carroll County vs. Henry County game Friday, Aug. 30, at Panther Field. The team will be celebrating its 50th anniversary of winning the NCKC championship.

    The group will be meeting before the game for a reunion starting at 5 p.m., at the shelter next to the football field. The game kicks off at 7:30 p.m.

    For more information, contact Coach “Hoot” Gibson at (502) 863-4657 or Jim Froman at (502) 693-2599.

  • Panther rushing attack leads...

    The Carroll County rushing attack dominated the Pendleton County Wildcats 375 yards to just 1 yard as the Panthers rolled to a 48-11 season-opening road win Friday.

    “Overall, I think we were able to run what we game planned for all week, and we were able to execute it,” head coach Mike Weedman said. “There are still the details we’re trying to fix that will make a difference on our team.”

  • Volleyball slams first win

    The Lady Panthers and new head coach Lynn Eaglin collected their first win of the season, defeating Lloyd Memorial at home Thursday, 3-1.

    “It feels good to get the first win at home,” Eaglin said.

    Junior Kelly Layton led the team with 17 kills and four blocks, while fellow junior Karly Prosser followed with eight kills and five aces. Junior Sabrina Young also had five aces, while senior Emily Baker collected 22 assists.

    The Lady Panthers fell behind early most of the match, but found a way to battle back and take the win.

  • Panthers earn come-from-behind...

    The Panthers soccer team has started off the 2013 season on a positive note, showing they can both dominate a game as well as pull out a come-from-behind victory.

    Carroll County opened the season Tuesday, Aug. 20, with a road trip to Covington Latin and came home with a 9-2 victory. Senior Michael Hall, freshman David Marshall and sophomore Alex Burns scored two goals apiece. Senior Taylor Byrd, sophomore Brett Hall and freshman Tyler Stewart each scored one goal.

  • CCHS golf scores | Aug. 21, 2013

    Girls fall to Henry

    The Lady Panthers golf team closely competed with Henry County at the Henry County Country Club Tuesday, Aug. 13, but fell just short. Henry won, 229-242.

    The following are the Carroll County top four individual scores: Hannah McMahan, 52; Jadyn Bailey, 59; Natalie Bennett, 63; and Ciara Hamilton, 69.

     

    Girls improve team score against Trimble

    The Lady Panthers lost to Trimble County, 197 to 214, on Wednesday, Aug. 14. The match was held at Perry Park.

  • Devine attends Lexington camp

    Peyton Devine, a fifth grader at Cartmell Elementary School, attended University of Kentucky’s Coach Calipari’s Pro Basketball two-day camp in Lexington July 31 and Aug. 1. Seven former UK basketball players — Nerlens Noel, Devin Johnston, Tawny Beckham, Julius Mays, Devon Rider, Archie Goodwin, and Anthony Davis — returned to their alma mater (as full-fledged NBA players) and worked with the kids both days. Every camper was offered the opportunity to get their items autographed.

  • Tough schedule, but Panthers...

    Focus. That is the buzzword for this year’s Carroll County High School football team.

    The team will face a tough schedule this season, one that includes a renewal of the Carroll vs. Henry rivalry and four straight road games against quality opponents. But head coach Mike Weedman and his coaching staff have the Panthers prepared and ready to face the challenge as a team.