High School Sports

  • Lady Panthers hit win number 10 on senior night

    The Lady Panthers basketball team notched back-to-back wins for the first time this season, defeating North Oldham, 44-28, Feb. 7. It was the team’s 10th win of the season and even more sweet because it was on senior night.

    After taking a 26-21 lead at halftime, Carroll County held North Oldham to just one point in the third quarter and extended their lead to 13, 35-22.

  • Lady Panthers lock in No. 3 seed

    Carroll outscored Eminence every quarter, winning 45-31 on the road Saturday, Feb. 4. With the win, the team locked up the No. 3 seed outright in the 31st District Tournament, which begins Feb. 20, at Henry County High School.

    The Lady Panthers were 17-23 from the free throw line and opened the game with a 14-6 lead, extending it a little each quarter.

  • Panthers fall to Anderson County on the road, 86-58; Senior night Feb. 14

    Carroll County hung tough for three quarters before falling on the road to Anderson County, 86-58, Feb. 7.

    The Panthers were tied after the first quarter, 19-19 and trailed by six points at the half, 40-34.

    Anderson opened an 11 point lead after three quarters of play, 58-47. A huge 28-point fourth quarter for Anderson County where Carroll only managed 11 points broke open the ball game.

  • Panthers outpaced in fourth quarter, fall to North Oldham

    The Carroll County Panthers played well for the majority of the game against the favored North Oldham Mustangs and trailed by just five points heading into the fourth quarter. But the Panthers couldn’t make a final comeback. They were outscored 24-13 in the fourth quarter, falling 70-54 at home Feb. 3.

  • Ryle pulls away in second half, 80-51

    After a competitive first half of basketball against 6A opponent Ryle High School, the wheels fell off in the third quarter for the Carroll County Panthers. Outscored 23-5, they could not make up the deficit in the fourth, falling 80-51 Jan. 25.

    “We played pretty well [the] first half against probably either [the] first or second-best team we’ve played all year,” head coach Brian Crank said. “It’s the biggest team we’ve played all year, and we were right there. Just didn’t come out ready to go in the second half.”

  • Shorthanded Lady Panthers win against Kentucky Country Day

    The shorthanded Carroll County Lady Panthers rode the career night of freshman Andrea Searcy to a 46-34 victory over Kentucky Country Day.

    Searcy scored a career-high 15 points to lead Carroll. Junior Abigail Aulbach joined her in double figures with 13 points.

    Junior Abby Evans injured an ankle during Monday’s practice and sat out the game. Carroll County head coach Paul Stone said Evans was listed as day to day. Also missing was senior guard Jenna Richmond who Stone said was ill.

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  • Carroll unable to hold late lead, falls in overtime


    The News-Democrat

    Carroll County extended its losing streak to nine games with a 70-68 overtime loss to Eminence in a 31st District game, Jan. 20.

    Carroll County held a 60-56 lead with 32.9 seconds left in the game. “We could not finish, we had the lead, ” Carroll County head coach Brian Crank said. “Losing streaks are hard to break.”

  • Dragons outpace Panthers, 84-55

    The Carroll County Panthers faced a tough opponent Tuesday night in 8th Region-leader South Oldham. The game was tied with a little more than two minutes left in the first quarter, but the Panthers couldn’t keep pace on offense against the Dragons, ultimately losing the game 84-55.

  • Lady Panthers notch home win over Frankfort

    After a slow first quarter, the Carroll County Lady Panthers built a small lead in the second quarter over Frankfort and pulled away in the fourth, winning 39-25.

    Carroll only hit 28 percent from the field (11-39), but they succeeded in getting to the free throw line, going 13-25 for 52 percent.

    Frankfort struggled offensively, going 10-50 (20 percent) from the field and 4-14 (29 percent) from the free throw line.