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Community Sports

  • Doubles in a Doubleheader
  • Back in the pads: Alumni football
    Recent and not-as-recent Carroll County alumni were invited to play in an alumni-only football game June 1, against Grant County. The Panthers lost, 6-8.
  • Summer Sports Camps
    CCHS tennis camp June 11-13 Carroll County High School tennis camp will be held June 11-13, from 6-8 p.m. at Carroll County High School. Boys and girls heading into first-12th grades are welcome to attend. The cost is $35 for three days and includes a t-shirt. To register, email juanm.fernandez@ge.com or Kristin.Sherrard@gmail.com, or drop off forms to Kristin at The News-Democrat. CCHS volleyball camp June 20-22
  • Summer Sports Camps
    CCHS girls basketball camp June 5-7 Carroll County High School Lady Panthers basketball camp will be held June 5-7, from 4-6 p.m. at Carroll County High School. Campers currently in kindergarten through seventh-grade are welcome to attend. Cost is $45 per player and $20 for siblings and includes a t-shirt. To secure a shirt, register online at https://www.jotform.com/Hadevi89/ccpanthercamp. CCHS tennis camp June 11-13
  • Shooting Sports season underway
    The Shooting Sports 4-H Education Program began in Kentucky in 1988. The program grew rapidly where now it involves approximately 8,000 youth and over 3000 volunteers statewide. Carroll County has 34 active members and 13 adult certified coaches, three teen certified coaches and one shooting sports state teen ambassador. The program believes the following: •Youth development is the number one goal of the Shooting Sports Education Program. •It provides an effective tool for human growth and development for youth and adults.
  • 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.”