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High School Sports

  • Benecke’s hat trick lifts Carroll to 3-0 win

    It was a wild and physical game, but the Carroll County Panthers soccer team prevailed, beating Henry County 3-0 Sept. 11.

    Henry County’s No. 25 was issued a red card with 34:05 left in the first half after he dove into the goal and deflected Jacob Polley’s shot with his hand. Devin Benecke hit the penalty kick for the first of three goals on the night.

  • Henry girls defeat Carroll, 7-1

    Carroll County Lady Panthers soccer lost 7-1 to Henry County Sept. 11, at Panther Field.

  • Panthers take advantage of Warrior turnovers in shutout

    Carroll County Panthers football picked up a huge shutout win Friday night, defeating previously undefeated Eminence 45-0 at Panther Field.

    Head coach Hunter Cantwell was all smiles after the win, a complete turnaround from last year’s 35-6 loss at Eminence.

  • Cross country teams run at Grant, North Oldham, Franklin

    The Carroll County High School cross country team has been competing in meets every Saturday in September, in preparation for the NCKC Meet Sept. 25, at Henry County.

    The team traveled to Sherman Elementary School for the Grant County Invitational Sept. 1. Head coach David Otte said several runners missed the game due to injuries, illness or other factors, leaving the team with only four girls and three boys to compete.

  • Lady Panthers win a set, but not the match against Lloyd

    Carroll County won its first set since Aug. 14, going back eight matches and 22 sets but failed to close out the match losing 2-1 (24-26, 25-23, 21-25) to Lloyd Memorial, Sept. 11.

  • Owen Co. dominates Carroll in All ‘A’ Tournament

    Carroll County Lady Panthers traveled to Williamstown Sept. 8, for the Eighth Region All “A” Classic where they met a very hot Owen County Lady Rebels team.

    Owen County made quick work of Carroll as they rolled to a 2-0 (25-11, 25-7) win. The two teams had just met four days earlier in a district seed game with Owen getting the best of the Lady Panthers, 3-0 (25-4, 25-19, 25-19).

  • Carroll falls to Eminence

    After a terrible start in the first set, the Lady Panthers rebounded in the second and third sets to be competitive against Eminence, but could not pull out a win, losing 3-0 Sept. 13 (25-11, 25-17, 25-20). Head coach Lynn Eaglin agreed that the two teams are more evenly matched than the final score indicates. “We just made too many simple mistakes,” she said. “We sent free balls over that went out. Simple mistakes cost us.”

  • Lady Panthers play Owen Co. close, but lose 3-0

    Carroll County Lady Panthers played Owen County even for almost 47 minutes before dropping a 3-0 decision. “I do believe we had them scared,” said Carroll County head coach Josh Noble. “This is a huge stride forward for us as they mercy ruled last year.” The mercy rule comes into play when a team leads it opponent by 10 goals.

  • Panthers fall to Beechwood, 2-1

    Playing a little shorthanded, Carroll County boys soccer lost a rain-soaked Saturday match-up to visiting Beechwood, 2-1. But the loss didn’t dampen the spirits of head coach Kevin States.

  • Panthers beat Owen, 8-2

    Carroll County Panther soccer powered their way to a 4-0 halftime lead behind two goals by Devin Benecke as they went on to defeat Owen County 8-2 in a district match up, Sept. 4.

    “I like the eight goals but not so much the two goals put up by Owen County,” Carroll County head coach Kevin States said after the match. “We got a little sloppy and took our foot off the gas.”