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High School Sports

  • Benecke’s hat trick lifts Carroll to 3-0 win

    It was a wild and physical game, but the Carroll County Panthers soccer team prevailed, beating Henry County 3-0 Sept. 11.

    Henry County’s No. 25 was issued a red card with 34:05 left in the first half after he dove into the goal and deflected Jacob Polley’s shot with his hand. Devin Benecke hit the penalty kick for the first of three goals on the night.

  • Lady Panthers play Owen Co. close, but lose 3-0

    Carroll County Lady Panthers played Owen County even for almost 47 minutes before dropping a 3-0 decision. “I do believe we had them scared,” said Carroll County head coach Josh Noble. “This is a huge stride forward for us as they mercy ruled last year.” The mercy rule comes into play when a team leads it opponent by 10 goals.

  • Panthers fall to Beechwood, 2-1

    Playing a little shorthanded, Carroll County boys soccer lost a rain-soaked Saturday match-up to visiting Beechwood, 2-1. But the loss didn’t dampen the spirits of head coach Kevin States.

  • Panthers beat Owen, 8-2

    Carroll County Panther soccer powered their way to a 4-0 halftime lead behind two goals by Devin Benecke as they went on to defeat Owen County 8-2 in a district match up, Sept. 4.

    “I like the eight goals but not so much the two goals put up by Owen County,” Carroll County head coach Kevin States said after the match. “We got a little sloppy and took our foot off the gas.”

  • Carroll boys golf notches back-to-back wins over Gallatin

    Carroll County boys golf team has been dancing around some rain puddles but was able to get in matches with Gallatin County on Sept. 6, and Sept. 10.

    The teams first played at Fairway in Wheatly where Carroll won 195-217. Josh Adams was the medalist with a 45 for Sept. 6. Adam Froman carded a 46. Kennedy Daigle shot a 48 and Dane Lacefield added a 56.

    When the teams squared off at Sugar Bay in Gallatin County on Sept. 10, with Carroll winning again. Froman tied with Lacefield for team medalist honors with 45. Adams shot a 52 and Daigle carded a 55.

  • Girls golf honors seniors Burgess, Mullins Sept. 5
  • 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.