High School Sports

  • 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.

  • Lady Panthers soccer picks up first win

    Carroll County High School girls soccer defeated Covington Latin, 3-0, on the road Aug. 23.

    “I’m very proud of the girls. They played hard,” head coach Josh Noble said.

    Kaycee Polley, Cloie Poe and Clara Tuttle scored for Carroll.

  • Boys golf wins All ‘A,’ advance to state; Hamilton qualifies for girls

    Carroll County is heading to the state All ‘A’ tournament, as the Panthers won first place in the 8th Region match Aug. 24, at Fairway Golf Course and Lady Panther senior Ciara Hamilton qualified for state as an individual. The Lady Panthers finished in second place. The state tournament is Sept. 9, at Eagles Nest Country Club in Somerset, Ky.

  • EKU selected as host All ‘A’ Classic tourney

    The Kentucky All “A” Classic is coming back to Eastern Kentucky University.

    Eastern hosted the small-school basketball tournament for boys’ and girls’ teams from 1991 to 2011. The Frankfort Convention Center has hosted the event the past six years.

    The decision, which followed a meeting of the All “A” Classic Board of Directors, was announced Aug. 12, at a news conference at Alumni Coliseum, which will serve as the event venue.

  • Cross country team features full girls squad, but no boys

    For the second year in a row, Carroll County has enough girl runners to field a full cross-country team. However, the other extreme is the boys’ team does not have any runners.

    Head coach David Otte said he has been recruiting runners for the boys’ team, but has been unable to receive any firm commitments from anyone wanting to run. He said he has had some “verbal” commitments, but they have not shown up at practice yet. Runners have until the end of next week to commit to the team.

  • Ladies fall to Walton-Verona, 10-0

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers (0-5) showed signs of improvement Monday, despite being mercy-ruled by a more experienced Walton-Verona squad. The Lady Bearcats (2-1) won 10-0 with 4:35 remaining in the game.