High School Sports

  • Solid hitting, pitching leads to Panther All A title

    The Carroll County Panthers struck early and often en route to a 11-0 drubbing of Trimble County in the Eighth Region All A championship game at Bedford Tuesday April 19.

    The Panthers were the home team on the scoreboard by the design of the tournament bracket and played like the home team on the field. In the bottom of the first inning Carroll’s leadoff hitter, eventual tournament MVP Zach Wise, rode the third pitch off Trimble starter Jimmy Duncan beyond the outfield fence to get the Panther offense hammering.

  • Carroll softball splits wins with visiting Notre Dame

    The Carroll County softball team took a giant leap forward in their doubleheader against visiting Notre Dame before falling slightly backwards again. The Lady Panthers shutout the Pandas 10-0 in game one, but followed that up with a 10-1 loss in game two.

  • Track team finishes 2nd, 3rd in home meet

    The Carroll County High School track and field team competed against Williamstown, Walton-Verona, Grant County, Trimble County, Owen County, Holmes High School and Holy Cross of Covington Tuesday, April 19 at Grant. The boys’ team finished in second place behind Holmes, while the girls’ team finished in third place behind rivals Trimble County and Walton-Verona.

  • Boys’ tennis loses to Shelby County, 2-3

    Carroll County fell 2-3 at home to Shelby County Tuesday April 19. Head coach Juan Fernandez said his team is not playing at its full potential. “We can blame the lack of practice due to the weather (and) the changes due to players leaving, but ultimately it’s our fault,” he said. “Some matches we have lost that we should not (have) lost due to the lack of confidence. We play the first few games, and we get behind and ultimately we just give up.”

  • Boys’ tennis defeats Grant, 4-1

    The Carroll boys’ tennis team overpowered first-year program Grant County, 4-1, on Tuesday April 12. While Carroll won most of the matches, head coach Juan Fernandez said there is room for improvement.

    “A special mention to Tim Yup,” he said, “even (though) he lost, (it was) his first match he did very well and came back from (being) down 0-5 to 5-5 in the first set.”

  • Lady Panthers fall 7-1 in All A Tournament

    Missed opportunities.

    That was the name of the game for Carroll County in their All A tournament match up against Owen County at home Saturday.

    The Lady Panthers edged the Lady Rebels in hits, 6-5, but left 13 runners on base and committed five errors. Final score: Owen 7, Carroll 1.

  • Baseball Panthers win on the road, 20-2

    The Carroll County baseball team defeated Gallatin County 20-2 Monday night in five innings after leading 14-0 after the first inning.
    Derek Williams gets the win on the mound, allowing three hits, two runs and striking out six.
    Ethan Stewart had three hits; Zach Wise had two doubles and a walk; Dillon Craig, Tyler Gross and Trey Boles had two hits; and Austin Crowell hit a double.
    If weather permits, Carroll was scheduled to take on Trimble County in the All A title game Tuesday. The winner advances to play DeSales High School in the Sweet 16.

  • CCHS boys take first in track meet

    Carroll County High School boys took first place overall out of seven teams in the home track meet Tuesday. Down some key athletes, the girls finished in fifth place, but were within 13 points of finishing second.

    However, it almost looked like the meet would not even happen. Head coach Joe Creager said at about 11 a.m., lanes 1 and 2 were still completely covered in water from the soaking the area endured the day before. The teams were also unable to compete in discus because of the wet conditions.

  • Lady Wildcats shut out Lady Panthers, 8-0

    Carroll surrendered 12 hits to Gallatin, falling 8-0 Thursday at home. The Lady Panthers (1-6) cut down on their fielding errors, but could not get the bats going offensively.

    While bad weather has kept the Lady Panthers from practicing consistently, head coach Ken Blair said it is not an excuse.

  • Carroll tennis defeats Trimble

    Girls dominate, win 4-1

    After losing their opening tennis match to a powerful Western Hills team, the Carroll County girls’ tennis team has won three consecutive matches with victories over Gallatin County, Grant County and most recently Trimble County, 4-1, on Wednesday April 13.