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High School Sports

  • 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)

  • Carroll County competes at NCKC

    Carroll County High School track and field competed in the NCKC Championships April 19, at Walton-Verona. The girls placed fifth out of eight teams, while the boys finished sixth out of seven teams. The other schools competing were Walton-Verona, Owen County, Lloyd Memorial, Trimble County, Williamstown, Gallatin County and Henry County. Walton-Verona won first place in both the girls and boys competitions.

    Boys results

    Derrius Watson – fourth place in the 100-meter dash (12.32 seconds) and fourth place in the 200-meter dash (25.49 seconds)

  • Softball falls to North Oldham

    Carroll County’s offense struggled against the visiting North Oldham Lady Mustangs May 1. The team only had two hits and lost 3-0.

    “It’s just like what I said out there, it comes down to we didn’t get our bunts down,” head coach Chelsie Zink said. “When we made errors, they executed on those errors, and when we did put the ball in play, we had two amazing hits.”

  • Kunkel dominates on the mound in Trimble win

    Trimble County senior pitcher Evan Kunkel kept Carroll County off balance all evening as he carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning as the Raiders won 6-2.

    “Everyone knew he had the no-hitter going,” Trimble County head coach Frank Ragland said. “No one said anything and left Evan alone in the dugout. Evan moved down to a corner as the game progressed.”