High School Sports

  • 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.

  • Carroll takes second in All ‘A’

    A short handed Carroll County boys soccer team fell to Walton-Verona in the 8th Region All “A” championship game 2-0, Sept. 2.

    Felix Avila and Angel Medina were unavailable for the contest, as they have to serve two game suspensions for receiving red cards in the semi-final contest against Owen County. Then you add in the knee injury that freshman Devin Benecke said that would keep him out for a significant period of time.

  • Lady Panthers fall to Henry

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers never found their stride as Henry County came out with a 3-0 (25-14, 25-17, 25-18) in a district match at Carroll County, Sept. 5.

    “The team seems to be night and day”, Carroll County head coach Lynn Eaglin said after the match. “We either play really well or we play not so well, there is not any middle ground.”

  • Defensive pressure stymies Carroll against Owen

    Owen County girls’ soccer came out strong in the 8th Region All “A” semi-final scoring 1:12 into the match to take a 1-0 lead as they rolled to 10-0 mercy rule win over visiting Carroll County, Aug. 31.

    Most of the game was played on Owen’s offensive side of the field. Carroll County was unable to generate any offense as they were only able to get one solid shot on the goal.

  • Volleyball beats Trimble for first time since 2014

    Carroll County traveled to Bedford to take on the Trimble County Lady Raiders and came home with the win 2-0, (25-13, 25-14), Aug. 23, which snapped a seven-match losing streak. The last time Carroll beat Trimble was Sept. 16, 2014. Carroll won 2-0 (25-16, 25-22).

  • Carroll football beats Henry for first time since 2006

    The last time Carroll County defeated Henry County in football, the senior class was playing Yellow Jackets football, the freshman class had not reached kindergarten and CCHS head coach Hunter Cantwell was a sophomore quarterback at the University of Louisville. That last win was back in 2006, and the Panthers are 0-6 since then. The teams did not play from 2009-2012.

    It’s been a long time coming, making the 41-24 win Friday, Aug. 25, over the arguably bigger, faster and stronger rival that much sweeter. It was also Cantwell’s first win as a head coach.

  • Panthers shut out Covington Latin for first home win

    The Carroll County High School boys soccer team put in a solid, all-around effort Aug. 23, beating Covington Latin, 10-0, with 19:06 remaining in regulation.

    Felix Avila led the Panthers with four goals, and Dante Cruz scored his first varsity goal in his second varsity game. Trystan Amick and Bryce Butcher both scored two goals each, while Angel Medina also scored.

    Kameron Nab logged his first varsity assist. Medina led the team with three assists, followed by Jacob Polley with two and Avila with one.