High School Sports

  • Panthers shut out Owen, 4-0

    The Panthers soccer team took care of business in its last district regular season match before the district tournament, defeating Owen County 4-0 Oct. 4.

    Senior Kody Martinez got his first career start for the Panthers. Head coach Kevin States said he was glad he was able to get him in before senior night. “I think it meant a lot to him to get to start a game that mattered. We were glad for that.”

  • Panthers worn down by Pioneers

    The Simon Kenton Pioneers played wide and with their defense up, feeding the ball to their scorers up front. After a solid effort in the first half, the Panthers eventually got worn down in the second, falling 8-1 Oct. 6. The Pioneers outshot the Panthers 35-9, with Panthers keeper Blake Reynolds making 11 saves.

  • Carroll shuts out Bullitt Central on senior day

    Bullitt Central’s boys soccer team had its work cut out for it Saturday, as the team played the entire 80 minutes with 10 players–or less after a couple injury plays–due to missing six players to fall break. This made for an enjoyable day for the Carroll County Panthers, who were celebrating its senior day. The Panthers had six different players score in its 6-0 victory.

  • Girls fall in final home game, 5-1

    Senior Savanna Martinez scored her first goal of the season for Carroll County Saturday against Whitefield Academy. But it was too little too late for the Lady Panthers, as the team was hindered by another slow start. Whitefield won the game, 5-1, Oct. 8.

    Carroll County had 16 shots on goal, a relatively high number for the Lady Panthers, but could only connect on one. Whitefield had 22 shots on goals, with 11 saves by Carroll senior Houston Lindsay.

  • Carroll boys headed to district championship against Gallatin

    Carroll County came out with a determined effort and dominated the first half in the first round of the 31st District boys’ soccer tournament as the Panthers defeated Owen County 8-0.

    Carroll scored first when David Marshall dribbled through several defenders and ended up one-on-one with the Owen keeper and netted his first goal of the night with 34:21 on the clock.

    Carroll applied constant pressure on the Owen defense from the beginning as they had already taken five shots before the Marshall score.

  • Lady Panthers’ season ends with district tourney loss

    The Lady Panthers’ soccer season came to a close Tuesday night, as the No. 4 seed Carroll squad lost 9-0 to No. 1 seed Gallatin in the 31st District Tournament at Owen County.

    The game quickly got out of hand for the Lady Panthers, as they trailed 7-0 at halftime.

    Gallatin’s Kaylee Terrell scored the first goal of the game with just over one minute ticked off the clock at 38:50 left in the first half. She finished the game with a team-high five goals.

  • Carroll girls come out flat, lose to Gallatin, 9-0

    A Gallatin County goal within the first 30 seconds of the match quickly deflated Carroll County and set the tone for the rest of the match, as the Lady Wildcats won, 9-0, Sept. 29.

    Gallatin’s offense took the ball off the opening tip and dribbled straight down the field, as Aurora Cocchetto scored with just 17 seconds ticked off the clock.

  • Gallatin shuts out Carroll, 51-0; Panthers on bye, take on Owen Oct. 14

    The Carroll County Panthers football team was shutout Friday night at Gallatin County, losing 51-0. Gallatin amassed 369 total yards (315 rushing and 54 passing) compared to 73 total yards for Carroll (20 rushing and 53 passing).

    Head coach Lee Downey did not return phone calls Tuesday for comment.

  • Lady Panthers tie Paris in senior night matchup

    Carroll County girls’ soccer team did not get off to a good start on senior night Monday, Oct. 3, as they allowed visiting Paris to double it’s season’s goal total in the first 10 minutes of the match. But luckily, the Lady Panthers were able to match them, as the game ended in a 2-2 tie.

    Paris High School had only scored two goals all season heading into the match, and they scored just two minutes and 39 seconds into the match. They would add a second goal with 31 minutes left in the half.

  • Volleyball picks up district win over HC

    Carroll County’s Lady Panther volleyball team picked up a much needed district win when they defeated Henry County 3-1 (25-10, 14-25, 26-24 and 27-25) Sept. 27.

    Carroll has split matches with Eminence and Henry County, but has lost both matches to Gallatin and Owen counties. The Lady Panthers will be either the four or five seed in the district tournament when it begins Oct. 17.