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High School Sports

  • Lady Panthers fend off late run to win over Trimble

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark News Service

    It was a bittersweet home opener for the Trimble County Lady Raiders Friday night in that they fell victim to border rivals Carroll County but not before a frenetic final six minutes of play that brought the home team within striking distance. Carroll survived the onslaught to capture a 53-49 win.

  • Carroll falls to Trimble in overtime contest, 68-66

    BY JACOB BLAIR

    Landmark News Service

  • 2018 Lady Panthers soccer awards

    Varsity awards

    MVP - Hannah McCarty

    Offensive MVP - Amelia Service

    Defensive MVP - Ashlyn Davis

    Most Improved - Samantha Foreman

    Rookie of the Year - Skyla Austin

    JV awards

    MVP - Megan Perkinson

    Offensive MVP - Chloe Young

    Defensive MVP - Reagan Matthews

    Most Improved - Laila Miller

    Coaches Awards - Kaycee Polley and Skyla Austin

  • 2018 Lady Panthers volleyball awards

    Freshman MVP - Hannah Estes

    JV MVP - Shawna McAlister

    JV MVP - Blenda Chilton

    Varsity MVP - Allie Beach

    Varsity MVP - Amelia Napier

    Most Dependable - Mallory Gross, Alexis Stephenson and Bailey Mefford

    Freshman Most Improved - Kyley Dermon

    JV Most Improved - Jasmine Simmons

    Varsity Most Improved - Andrea Searcy

  • Panthers win at Eminence, 65-41

    The Carroll County Panthers picked up their first win of the season Tuesday night, defeating Eminence 65-41.

    The Panthers led by one point heading into halftime, 21-20. The teams tied the third quarter, 14-14, setting up the all-important fourth quarter. The Panthers answered the bell, outscoring the Warriors 30-7 to take the win.

    Keishaun Mumphrey led the way with 20 points, followed by Justin Williams with 10 points.

  • Rough first quarter leads to season opening loss to Spencer

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers fell behind 21-5 in the first quarter and were unable to catch up, losing their season and home opener to Spencer County, 63-43.

    “That team scores 10 or 11 deep. They’re a really good team,” head coach Ron Henderson said. “I think if we had had a good first quarter, it would have been tough to beat them, but we would have been in it. You give up 20 points in the first quarter, we couldn’t do anything, and got down in a hole.”

  • CCHS hosts regional competition
  • Football season ends in playoffs at Glasgow

    Despite a lopsided final score, 51-8, Carroll County had its fair share of opportunities against Glasgow High School Friday night in the second round of the 2A playoffs.

    On Carroll’s first drive of the game, the Panthers were forced to punt on fourth and one. The snap flew over quarterback/punter Andre Mumphrey’s head, but he was able to scramble for a first down. Unfortunately, the drive resulted in a punt four plays later.

  • Living the dream: Maines sworn in as special CPD officer for playoff

    With Carroll County High School hosting its first playoff football game since 2002, Carrollton Police Chief Mike Willhoite decided he needed to enlist some extra patrol. He turned to CCHS alum Damon Maines, who dreamed of being a police officer.

    “Damon has always been attracted to the guys at football and basketball games,” Willhoite said. “All the guys got to know him, and he expressed interest in being a police officer. [It was] just the opportunity for a home football game during the playoffs to make that happen.”

  • Panthers win home playoff game, advance to round 2

    For the first time since 2013, the Carroll County High School Panthers are advancing to the second round of the Class 2A playoffs. Carroll County defeated Green County at Panther Field, 35-6, making it the Panthers’ first home playoff win since 2002.

    Despite the win, head coach Hunter Cantwell and quarterback junior Andre Mumphrey agreed that the Panthers could have played better.