High School Sports

  • Football Panthers fall on the road to Owen, 30-18

    Coming out of the bye week, the Carroll County Panthers suffered a disappointing loss Friday night to district rival Owen County (4-4). The Panthers (3-5) lost on the road, 30-18.

    Head coach Lee Downey said he felt very strongly that they let a win slip away. “In the second half, we let them get to us emotionally, and they outplayed us physically,” he said. “Our players knew some of their players, and, as it always goes, a lot of discussion prior to the game going on. I think it actually helped them out.”

  • Season ends for Lady Panthers soccer in districts

    The Lady Panthers’ soccer season came to an end Oct. 14, as the girls lost 5-0 to eventual 31st District champion Gallatin County in the opening round of district play. Carroll finished the season 3-14.

    The district game began Monday, Oct. 12, but was suspended due to lightning in the area, followed by storms. Play resumed two days later with 17:03 left in the first half.

    The Lady Panthers started the game Monday with a lot of intensity, as Carroll’s Kelsey Wallace took the first shot on goal within the first minute.

  • Carroll holds Oldham in check, fall 3-0 in the 8th Region Tournament

    The Carroll County Panthers “played for pride” Tuesday night in the second round of the boys soccer 8th Region Tournament. Faced with the David vs. Goliath scenario, the Panthers faced No. 4-ranked Oldham County and opted for a defensive strategy, packing it in and playing five defenders on the back line. This limited the team’s offensive capabilities, as the Panthers took just two shots on goal in the first half and none in the second. Colonel senior Clayton Wirth scored a hat trick, as the Colonels won the game 3-0.

  • Moving on: Lady Panthers edge out Lady Wildcats to advance

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers reached deep and found a way to pull out a hard fought 3-2 victory over Henry County in the 31st District Tournament Oct. 20.

    In the final set of the match, Carroll County started out hot, scoring the first three points. Henry County scored their first point of the set when they were able to put away a kill off a Carroll County block. The Lady Wildcats then reeled off five more points, forcing Carroll County head coach Lynn Eaglin to call a timeout to settle down her troops.

  • Panthers win fourth straight 31st District title

    The Carroll County High School boys soccer team continues to make history, as the Panthers defeated Owen County, 2-0, Oct. 15, to win its fourth straight 31st District Championship. Carroll County took on Grant County in the first round of the 8th Region Tournament Oct. 19, at Owen County High School.

  • Lady Panthers lose heartbreaker on senior night


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    “I think they played well tonight through the five games right up to the last point there!”

  • 2015 Powder Puff Football

    The senior class was crowned 2015 Powder Puff champions as they defeated the junior class 28-22 as senior Miranda Groseclose scored the game-winning touchdown as time expired. The juniors shut out the freshman class, 22-0, to advance, and the seniors defeated the sophomores, 20-14.

  • Panthers win 2-1 on senior day

    Tied 0-0 at halftime, the Carroll County boys soccer team scored two goals in the second half to defeat visiting Bullitt Central, 2-1, Saturday, Oct. 10.

    “I thought the first half was a much better first half with them switching the field and looking to play both sides of the field,” head coach Ben Crutcher said. “I thought we could have played better in the second half. We, obviously, capitalized on some opportunities given to us in the second half to win, 2-1.”

  • Panthers mercy Wildcats to advance to district title

    Carroll County High School junior David Marshall broke two school records in the Panthers’ 10-0 31st District Tournament win over Henry County Tuesday, Oct. 13. He broke Michael Hall’s records for most goals scored in a career and most goals scored in a season. He is now up to 74 career goals and 38 goals this season, with at least two games left this season.

  • Lady Raiders overcome its injuries to beat Lady Panthers

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders swept the Carroll County Lady Panthers in this year’s border battle, winning in Carrollton 2-0 (25-21, 25-15) Oct. 6.