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High School Sports

  • Marshall, Wille represented Carroll in state track meet

    After becoming the only two Panthers this season to make it to this year’s Class 1A State track meet May 17, in Lexington, Carroll County High School freshman Sarah Marshall and sophomore Joshua Wille have new results and new goals for the next season.

    Marshall finished 21st out of 22 athletes in the 800-meter run, but was only one of five ninth-graders in the competition. The top three finishers in that state competition were in either 11th or 12th grade. Marshall ran the event in 2:37.94, about four seconds slower than the mark that got her to state.

  • Panthers score 11 in first three innings, win 11-5

    Carroll County rode early hitting to an 11-0 lead after three innings and held on for an 11-5 victory over Gallatin County in the first round of the 31st District baseball tournament held May 21, at Henry County. Carroll advanced to the 31st District championship against Henry County. The game was postponed from Tuesday to Wednesday evening due to weather and will appear in next week’s paper.

  • Searcy’s strikeouts lead Lady Panthers to district win

    The Carroll County High School softball team shut down Henry County on their home field, 6-1, in the 31st District Semifinal Monday night.

    The Lady Panthers had a tough time getting off the ground, as they didn’t net their first hit until the top of the third inning, after a lightning delay halted the game. Before the storm, CCHS was 0-6 and four of their six batters had been retired by strikeout.

  • 2018 Student-Athlete of the Year winners

    Congratulations to the 2018 Student-Athletes of the Year: Eli Yocum and Abigail Aulbach. Their portraits and stories will appear in the May 31 edition. Nominees will receive a certificate and winners will receive a plaque at Honors Day.

  • 2018 Student-Athlete of the Year nominees
  • Marshall, Wille to compete at state track meet

    Saturday, the Carroll County High School track team competed in the Class 1A Region 5 meet. Runners, jumpers and throwers from CCHS and the rest of the region looked to qualify for the state track championship on Thursday in Lexington, Kentucky.

    Two Panthers qualified for the state meet: ninth-grader Sarah Marshall and 10th-grader Joshua Wille.

  • Softball falls to Simon Kenton

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers dropped a 2-1 decision to the Simon Kenton Lady Pioneers, May 8.

    The pitching duel between Carroll County sophomore Andrea Searcy and Simon Kenton freshman Macy Krohman saw them give up a total of six hits between them in the game.

    The third of Searcy’s three hits allowed was the big hit of the game. Her pitching counterpart, Krohman, led off the sixth inning with a solo homerun which gave Simon Kenton the decisive 2-1 lead.

  • Panthers struggle against Fern Creek

    Carroll County struggled at the plate against Fern Creek starter Noah Allen, going hitless in the five-inning game. On the flip side, the Tigers collected 11 hits and four walks off Carroll’s pitching staff, winning 12-0 in the first game of the varsity doubleheader May 11.

  • Carroll survives against Doss; walk-off fly ball wins game

    It wasn’t pretty, but the Carroll County Panthers survived in what turned out to be a shootout at Panther Field Saturday afternoon. The Panthers gave up an eight-run lead after the first three innings and won on a walk-off fly ball by Garrett Sanders to score Cam McIntyre to win the game, 24-23.

  • Carroll takes on Trimble and Owen in TCHS meet

    Carroll County High School track and field competed in the Trimble County Invitational April 30. They competed against Trimble and Owen, coming in third place in both boys and girls competitions.

    Boys results

    Zakk Wilson – first place in the discus (103 feet, 6 inches) and fourth place in the shot put (35 feet, 9 inches)

    Joshua Wille – first place in the high jump (5 feet, 10 inches)