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High School Sports

  • Boys soccer falls to Kenton in regional tourney, 6-0

    The high of seven consecutive district championship was not enough to lift Carroll County to an 8th Region tournament win over the visiting Simon Kenton Pioneers as they dropped a 6-0 decision at Panther Field, Oct. 15.

    Simon Kenton started out as the aggressor and kept the pressure on the Carroll defense throughout the game. Carroll had only two shots on goal in the first half with one save by the Simon keeper.

  • Boys soccer makes it seven district titles in a row

    “Seven” was the chant as Carroll County boys soccer captured its seventh consecutive 31st District championship over Gallatin County, 2-0. Oct. 11.

    “Gallatin County really thought this might be their year,” Carroll County head coach Kevin States said after the game. “They had beaten us twice during the regular season but no team is going to get us three times in the same season.”

  • 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.”

  • 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.”

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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).

  • 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.

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