Community Sports

  • Shaw achieves goal of playing in Disney tournament
    It’s said that Disney World is “The Place Where Dreams Come True.” That was certainly the case for 13-year-old Andrew Shaw of Carrollton, as he became one of the few young athletes from across the country to compete in the ESPN Wide World of Sports Disney New Year’s Baseball Classic Dec. 28-30. Andrew played for the Game Day USA 13U Blue Team, which finished first in pool play and was the runners-up in the championship game (4-1).
  • Smith competes against players from across the country in tourney
    It would be safe to say that David Smith loves baseball. Smith, a sixth-grade student at Carroll County Middle School has been playing baseball since he was old enough to start in the Carroll County Parks and Recreation tee ball league. He said during an interview Jan. 17, that he started playing travel ball three or four years ago with the Kentucky Panthers, coached by Brandon Hicks and Ricky Isaacs. The Panthers are made up of local players and they play in tournaments in Elizabethtown, Ky., and Northern Kentucky.
  • Playin’ ball
    CCMS eighth-graders took on Gallatin County Dec. 8.
  • CCMS 7th-graders take the court
  • CCMS cheerleaders take second at 8th Region
    The Carroll County Middle School cheerleaders have had a very successful season thus far, with a win and two second-place finishes in their three meets. Their most recent trophy came at the KAPOS 8th Region Competitive Cheer event Dec. 3, at Anderson County High School, where the girls were runners-up in the medium-sized division, missing out on first by just 0.5 points.
  • Proud Panthers
    Members of the the Carroll County Middle School eighth grade girls basketball team are a force to be reckoned with on the court. The girls are pictured here taking on their neighboring county rivals, the eighth grade Trimble County Lady Raiders.
  • Holding court
  • 3rd-4th graders take the court
  • Smith selected for Junior All-American Games
    Game Day USA is pleased to announce that David Smith from Ghent was nationally selected to participate in the Junior All-American Games Fueled by Gatorade at the Baltimore Orioles Spring Training Complex Nov. 25-27. The event will feature top baseball athletes of various ages from all 50 states. Game Day USA, the organizer of the event, is a sports event management firm based in Naperville, Ill., that recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary, and operates more than 250 baseball and softball events annually.
  • CCHS grad competes at Mid-South Conference Championship
    WILLIAMSBURG, KY–The University of the Cumberlands men's cross country team finished third, while two runners garnered all-conference recognition at the Mid-South Conference Championships Nov. 5, at Phil Moore Park. The Patriots top two runners punched their ticket to the NAIA Cross Country Nationals. The Patriots were led by senior Samuel Beal (Beavercreek, Ohio) who would finish second overall in a time of 25:16.7, earning first team all-conference and a ticket to nationals.