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Community Sports

  • CCMS boys beat Henry en route to undefeated season
    The Carroll County Middle School Panthers soccer team defeated visiting Henry County 1-0 in a tight conference matchup May 3, en route to an undefeated season. The Panthers ended the season May 10, with a record of 8-0-2. They scored 24 goals and gave up only three all season. After the victory over Henry, head coach Kevin States said the Panthers tied the Wildcats 0-0 earlier in the season, and Henry was the only team Carroll had not beaten in the conference.
  • CCMS softball defeats Williamstown, 5-1
    Walks, hit-by-pitches and heads-up base running were the keys to success for the Carroll County Middle School softball team April 27, as they defeated visiting Williamstown, 5-1, to improve to a 5-0 record. “Our fielding was there, our hitting wasn’t there,” head coach Renee Coghill said. “I think the other team struggled pitching, so it kind of threw off my big hitters. My big hitters didn’t get a big hit tonight, so it was really odd. We won on base running. Base running is what got us there.”
  • CCMS track competes at Walton-Verona
    Carroll County Middle School track team competed at the Walton-Verona Middle School Meet April 11. In the 100-meter hurdles, eighth-grader Michael Riddell won second place with a time of 16.8 seconds. Seventh-grader Blayden Meadows finished sixth (18.01 seconds). For the girls, eighth-grader Kylie Dermon finished ninth (22.14 seconds) and eighth-grader Megan Perkinson finished 16th (23.05 seconds).
  • Take me out to the field: Parks and Recreation opening day
    Carroll County Parks and Recreation opened the 2018 Little League baseball season April 21, with a parade of teams and awards presented to some of the families of the volunteers that developed the current set of ball fields. The bats honored American Legion Post 41 members that were instrumental in the establishment and maintenance of the youth balls fields.
  • CCMS baseball splits home opener with Walton-Verona
    Carroll County Middle School baseball held its home opener April 12, as the Panthers took on the Walton-Verona Bearcats. The teams split wins with Bearcats winning the eighth-grade game 16-2 and Carroll winning the seventh-grade game 4-1. “Unfortunately, the teams had been on the field more this week than the last two months combined,” Carroll County head coach D.C. Craig said after the games. “The weather has made it difficult for us to even get in practice time.”
  • Ky. Fish and Wildlife to test new fishing tournament rules
    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will study the impact of allowing anglers participating in fishing tournaments to keep shorter bass in lakes with special regulations. The three-year test is limited to two spring and two fall tournaments each year on Lake Cumberland and Cave Run Lake.
  • Ky Afield: Spring turkey season approaching
    The landscape awakens almost spontaneously from its winter slumber. Winter flocks break up into smaller groups. Innumerable turkey calls and lifelike decoys reappear at sporting goods retailers. Turkey hunters interpret these occurrences as signs that it will not be long before they are easing into their spots before dawn, filled with anticipation.
  • Parks and Recreation introduce wrestling; more than 45 participating
    Carroll County Parks and Recreation introduced wrestling late this winter. Director J.P. Dale found a mat in northern Kentucky and the program was underway. Dale said the program has grown almost every week. They started with one session and the number of children has grown to where they have two one-hour sessions. Wresting meets on Monday evenings at Camp Kysoc.
  • League, tournament champions
  • Cheer campers share their talents