High School Sports

  • Panthers fight back, lose on game-winning field goal

    Junior quarterback Andre Mumphrey scored two late touchdowns to pull Carroll County even with visiting Kentucky Country Day Friday night. But it was not enough, as the Bearcats hit a game-winning 27-yard field goal, 31-28.

  • Lady Panthers score program-high fifth win

    In a complete team effort, the Lady Panthers soccer team picked up their fifth win of the season–the most in program history. Carroll County defeated visiting Newport High School, 5-0, on a rainy Saturday morning. Fortunately for the girls, the varsity boys endured the majority of the rain in the game preceding them, and, thanks to the turf, field conditions were very wet but not sloppy.

  • Carroll improves play, but falls to Walton-Verona, 5-0

    The Lady Panthers soccer team was locked in and confident heading into the All ‘A’ championship against Walton-Verona Saturday night. When the horn sounded, they may not have come off the field with the win, but their confidence was still riding high after playing their best game of the season against top competition. Walton-Verona scored four goals in the first half–three off set plays–but were held to just one in the second half to win the championship 5-0 at Panther Field.

  • Unforced errors doom Carroll against Gallatin

    Too many unforced errors played into Carroll County’s loss to visiting Gallatin County, 3-0 (25-23, 25-17, 25-18), Aug. 30.

    The Lady Panthers committed 17 service errors and 14 attack errors in the match. The team’s goal is to service at no less than 85 percent during any set and the best they managed was 76.5 percent in the final set. The other first two sets were 70.8 and 66.67, respectively.

    For the match Carroll attempted 63 attacks resulting in 14 kills, but the 14 hitting errors gave them an attack percentage of zero.

  • Panthers soccer falls to Walton in All ‘A’

    Walton-Verona, Carroll County boys’ soccer nemeses in the Eighth Region All “A” tournament, got the best of the Panthers again in the tournament quarterfinals, 3-1. Since 2014 Carroll has managed one win to go with four losses against the Bearcats.

  • Lady Panthers soccer advances to All ‘A’ title game

    The Lady Panthers soccer team defeated Gallatin County 2-0 Aug. 30, to advance to the All ‘A’ championship for the first time in program history. Walton-Verona defeated Owen County, 3-2, in penalty kicks to advance to the championship.

    The Lady Panthers were in control almost the entire night. Keeper Ashlyn Davis touched the ball only once, and it was not on a shot attempt.

  • Storms can’t slow them down; Panthers roll to first win

    It took three minutes short of four hours, but the Carroll County Panthers scored their first win of the season, 47-7, over visiting Switzerland County Aug. 31. The game had barely gotten underway when a lightning delay caused play to halt for about an hour and a half.

  • Girls golf finishes three strokes behind second at All ‘A’

    It was an absolutely gorgeous day for golf Aug. 23, as Carroll County was among the teams competing in the All ‘A’ Tournament at Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw.

    The Lady Panthers were three strokes shy of finishing second, with a team score of 431. Owen County won the match with a 345, while Walton-Verona finished second with 428.

    Grace Long shot the low score for Carroll County with a 95, followed by Kaileigh Burgess with 100; Gabriella Hembree with 117; Taylor Franklin with 119; and Caitlin Mullins with 134.

  • Panthers come from behind to defeat Williamstown

    It was a tale of two halves in more ways than one Tuesday, Aug. 21, at Panther Field. The first half was a sunny and mild night, but the Carroll County Panthers soccer team found themselves in unfamiliar territory–trailing 1-0 to Williamstown. With the second half came a steady rain and cooler temperatures, but also a more focused Panthers’ team as they scored two goals to pull off the come-from-behind win 2-1.

  • Volleyball shutout against W-V

    The last four matches have been a little tough for the Lady Panther volleyball team. They have been shut out in the last four matches, with the most recent a 2-0 (25-8, 25-16) loss to Walton-Verona, Aug. 27.

    “We cannot get off to a quick start where we gain some confidence,” Carroll County head coach Lynn Eaglin said after the loss to Walton-Verona.

    Senior Jordan Ray got Carroll off to a 2-0 lead in the first set before Walton went on a six-point run to take a 6-2 lead. A service error gave the serve back to Carroll.