High School Sports

  • Crowning the king, queen
  • Historic season ends for Lady Panthers soccer

    The record-setting 2018 season comes to a close for the Carroll County Lady Panthers soccer team, as they lost 10-0 to Owen County in the first round of the 31st District Tournament Oct. 8, at Gallatin County High School.

    Owen County senior Destinee Epperson scored nine goals in the match, hitting 100 goals for her three-year career. She missed her sophomore season with a torn ACL. Senior Katie Hensley scored Owen’s other goal.

  • Lady Panthers volleyball battles, but falls in five to Gallatin

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers season ended with a cat fight as they lost a tough five set match to Gallatin County Lady Wildcats in the first round of 31st District play, 3-2 (19-25, 25-22, 23-25, 26-24, 11-15).

  • Panthers headed to district title for seventh year

    The Carroll County Panther soccer team aims to make it seven straight 31st District championships Thursday night, as they took care of business Tuesday night in the semifinal. The Panthers defeated Owen County 8-1, and Gallatin County defeated Henry County, 2-0, setting up the championship matchup. The championship will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at Gallatin County High School.

  • Carroll wins third straight; district title on the line Friday

    The Carroll County Panthers’ defense has gone 12 straight quarters without giving up a touchdown and were just one field goal short of postings its third straight shutout, as the Panthers rolled to a 50-3 win over district rival Owen County on a rare Thursday night game Oct. 4, at Panther Field.

  • Panthers fall to W-V

    For the fourth time in two seasons, the Carroll County Panthers soccer team played Walton-Verona short-handed, hurting their chances to pull out a win. Missing four players, including two starters, the Panthers lost the match, 3-1, Oct. 1, at Panther Field.

    Carroll and Walton started the match on the same foot, with both teams taking eight shots in the first half. Walton senior Jimmie Ring scored twice to give them a 2-0 lead.

  • Girls beat Grant, 2-1

    The Lady Panthers soccer team (10-11) avenged an earlier season loss to Grant County, defeating the visiting Lady Braves 2-1 Oct. 2. Grant County won the previous matchup 3-0 at the Dry Ridge Toyota Invitational.

    “First 20 minutes of the first half I was nervous,” head coach Josh Noble said. “For about two minutes they played like crazy mad women and they put two on real quick, playing like we know how to.”

  • Volleyball breaks the drought, wins over Trimble

    Carroll County Lady Panthers volleyball ended a 16-match losing streak Oct. 2, surviving against Trimble County, 2-0 (25-17, 26-24). It was the team’s first win since Aug. 11.

    “It’s about time,” head coach Lynn Eaglin said. “It was awesome. We’ve got to take this momentum because it’s the perfect opportunity to get it. It’s the biggest week of our season next week, and it feels really good to see it come together finally. Hopefully we can keep this momentum against Shelby tomorrow and heading into the districts.”

  • Lady Panthers blank Bellevue on Senior Night

    The Lady Panthers soccer team celebrated Senior Night with a big win over Bellevue, 8-0, Oct. 1.

    Carroll County got on the board quickly, as Cheyanne Scherder scored just over two minutes in. About two minutes later, Sarah Marshall added a second goal on Carroll’s second shot.

    Bellevue made a run off a Carroll County offsides penalty, but keeper Ashlyn Davis came out to pick it up. Isabella Vilela attempted a header, but it was deflected by the defense.

  • Lady Panthers honor five seniors, fall to Henry Co.

    It was an emotional night for the Lady Panthers volleyball team, as they celebrated their five seniors before the game–Hailey Austin, Allie Beach, Kay Gaddis, Amelia Napier and Jordan Ray. They were high-energy entering the game, but unfortunately the visiting Henry County Lady Cats ruined the party, winning 3-0, Sept. 27.

    “Overall, we just made simple mistakes that obviously cost us,” head coach Lynn Eaglin said.

    The Lady Panthers connected on 78 percent of their serves, seven points off their goal of 85 percent, and committed 28 dig errors.