High School Sports

  • Panthers capture top seed with win

    It wasn’t a playoff game, but it sure felt like it.

    Carroll County clinched the No. 1 seed in the 31st District Tournament with a 1-0 win over Henry County Sept. 26. Senior Trystan Amick scored the game’s lone goal in the first half.

    “We accomplished our goal of being first in the district and we did it a game early, which is great,” head coach Kevin States said. “Last year we lost a game in districts, and we didn’t want to do that again. This was the team we needed to beat.”

  • Volleyball loses 3-0 to Eminence

    Carroll County drops a 31st District seed match Sept. 25, to Eminence 3-0 (22-25, 20-25, 16-25) as their record falls to 9-9 and 1-6 in district play.

    “We made a lot of mistakes in the beginning,” Carroll County head coach Lynn Eaglin said. “Too many of our passes stayed below the attack line limiting our attacks. We did not capitalize on our hits in the beginning.”

  • Volleyball falls to Owen, 3-1

    Mistakes piled up for the Lady Panthers in their 3-1 (19-25, 25-20, 16-25, 22-25) loss to Owen County Sept. 28.

    “Lots of silly mistakes,” head coach Lynn Eaglin said. “I can’t [complain about] lack of effort. It was there. We just made a few silly mistakes. We had some new people in new positions due to absences, and things like that will happen when they’re in a new role. We just couldn’t capitalize on anything because we kept making silly mistakes all around. … “It wasn’t just a couple people, it was all over.”

  • Carroll falls to Henry, 9-0

    The Lady Panthers soccer team lost 9-0 to Henry County Sept. 26. Henry County scored its first three goals within the first eight minutes of the game, putting Carroll County in a hole quickly. The first came after a defender was beat in a foot chase; the second off a rebounded missed shot that clanged off the side post; and the third after a free kick on Carroll’s end of the field was intercepted. Head coach Josh Noble said it was these “silly mistakes” that gave Henry the early lead.

  • Golf teams finish season at conference, regional

    The Carroll County High School boys and girls golf teams finished their seasons at the NCKC and Regional matches.

    The Panthers finished second in the NCKC Tournament Sept. 21, at Sugar Bay. Blake Belcher (79), Eli Yocum (83) and Evan Oney (90) were named to the All-Tournament Team. Rounding out Carroll’s scores were Caleb Stephenson with a 91 and Garrett Sanders with 98.

  • Carroll beats Gallatin, 34-12

    After back-to-back road losses, the Carroll County Panthers righted the ship Friday night, defeating district rival Gallatin County, 34-12.

  • Lady Panthers blank Bellevue on Senior Night, 7-0

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers soccer team posted their highest scoring total of the season, sending seniors Caitlin Poe and Juliana Kinser home with a 7-0 win over Bellevue on Senior Night Sept. 25.

    “It was the best team-game we have played,” head coach Josh Noble said. “They played aggressively. Everybody wanted to score, so they were calling for the ball. I’m happy; I’m ecstatic.”

  • Lady Panthers fight for 3-2 district win over Lady Wildcats

    Carroll County picked up their first 31st District win of the season Thursday, defeating Gallatin County 3-2 (26-28, 25-23, 25-11, 16-25 15-11).

    Game one was back and forth through the first half. After a push kill by Abby Evans, 12-12, Abigail Aulbach notched two blocks on the same point before a kill by Evans finally ended the volley. Jordan Ray’s second serve went into the net, tying the game back at 13. Gallatin scored the next three points, before being whistled for hitting the ball four times.

  • Carroll volleyball 1-2 on the road

    Carroll County volleyball spent the week on the road coming out with a win at Grant County but dropped matches to Eminence and Lloyd Memorial.

    Grant County

  • Panthers fall to Eminence, 35-6

    The football Panthers’ struggles continued Friday night, losing 35-6 at Eminence.

    “We are struggling to execute,” head coach Hunter Cantwell said. “We’re not doing the simple things that help you win games.”

    However, Cantwell said there also continues to be bright spots and areas of improvement. “The guys are fighting for all of the fourth quarter. Leadership has been great. Guys are playing hard and playing between the whistles.”