High School Sports

  • Panthers defeat Gallatin to remain undefeated in district play

    Hindered by injuries, missing players and yellow cards, the Carroll County Panthers scored early and hung on for a 2-1 win over district foe Gallatin County Tuesday, Sept. 19, to remain undefeated in district play (3-0). The Panthers are in first place and will face Henry County Tuesday, Sept. 26, at home. Carroll won the match at Henry Sept. 14, 3-2. The Panthers led 2-0, but gave up the lead and won on a game-winning goal by Felix Avila with less than a minute left.

  • Ladies win over Gallatin for first time in program history

    For the first time since 2012, the Lady Panthers soccer team finished on the winning side against a 31st District opponent. Carroll County beat Gallatin County 2-1, Tuesday, Sept. 19, their first program-win over the Lady Wildcats. The Lady Panthers’ last district win was Aug. 30, 2012, at Henry County.

  • Cross Country runs at North Oldham, Franklin County meets

    Carroll County High School’s cross country team recently competed at North Oldham and at Franklin County in preparation for next week’s NCKC Meet.

    The team ran in the Rumble Through The Jungle Sept. 9, at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve. Eighth-grader Julieanna McCollum finished 124th with a time of 26 minutes 5.13 seconds. Junior Lauren Cox finished with a time of 31 minutes 46.39 seconds.

    Sophomore Derrius Watson finished 217th for the Panthers, finishing in 26 minutes and 11.89 seconds.

  • Sports Shorts | Sept. 21, 2017

    Boys golf shoots a season low

    Carroll County Panthers golf shot a season low 156 Sept. 12, against Western Hills. Eli Yocum led the team with a 35, followed by Blake Belcher, 38; Caleb Stephenson, 40; and Garrett Sanders, 43. With the win, the Panthers are 12-1 on the season.

    Boys win, girls lose against Owen

  • Carroll County golf competes at All ‘A’ state matches

    The Carroll County boys golf team finished sixth in the state at the All ‘A’ state competition Sept. 9, at Eagle’s Nest Country Club in Somerset, Ky., just two points shy of tying for fourth place.

    Lexington Christian Academy won the tournament, shooting 294. Carroll County shot 334, while Kentucky Country Day and Somerset tied for fourth with 332. Campbellsville finished second with 318 and St. Henry finished third with 322.

  • Central shuts out Carroll, 2-0

    Already down three players coming into Saturday’s match against Central High School, the Carroll County boys soccer team took another hit, as senior starter Trystan Amick exited the game just before halftime with a knee injury. Senior starting defender Chris Tillette also missed part of the game with a gushing nosebleed, taking a ball to the face within the first 10 minutes of the game. While the Panthers probably split possession with the Yellow Jackets, they were unable to score, losing 2-0.

  • Carroll defeats Williamstown, falls to Eminence in All ‘A’

    Carroll County Lady Panthers held off a stubborn team from Williamstown 2-0 (25-20, 25-20) in a first round match in the 8th Region All ‘A’ volleyball tournament.

    Carroll and Williamstown traded points early before Carroll established an 8-5 lead behind two Amelia Napier dinks and an ace from Abigail Aulbach. Two hitting errors allowed Williamstown to close within one point, 8-7, but the Lady Demons were whistled for four hits, giving Carroll a side-out. Carroll rolled off two more points making the lead 11-7 when Williamstown called timeout.

  • Panthers struggle in their execution, lose 56-0 to KCD

    The Carroll County Panthers were going to need to be on top of their game if they were going to knock off Kentucky Country Day, ranked third in Class 1A according to MaxPreps.com. Unfortunately, that wasn’t the case Friday night, as Carroll lost 56-0 on the road.

    “We just came out and made too many mental mistakes against a very good football team, coaches included,” head coach Hunter Cantwell said Monday.

  • Cross Country is underway

    Season opening at Switzerland

    Carroll County High School cross country opened its season Aug. 23, at the Switzerland County Invitational. Unfortunately, the girls soccer and volleyball teams also played games that night, so the team was limited on runners.

    Julieanna McCollum finished 13th with a time of 29 minutes, 51 seconds, while Lauren Cox finished 21st with a time of 35 minutes, 27 seconds.

    Trimble invitational

  • Panthers beat Rebels 7-3 in All ‘A’

    Carroll County defeated Owen County in the boys’ 8th Region All “A” semi-final at Owen County 7-3, Aug. 31.

    Carroll County dominated the first half but it was the event of the second half that also affected Carroll in the championship game against Walton-Verona.