High School Sports

  • Carroll claims No. 3 seed with win over Owen Co.

    In the last district-seeding match of the season, Carroll County and Owen County battled for the three seed Oct. 1. The winner would play the second seed and the loser would have to the play an extra match during the district tournament to earn the right to the play the district’s top seed.

    Carroll County came out on top, taking a 3-1 (13-25, 25-17, 25-23, 25-14) win over the visiting Lady Rebels.

  • Panthers fall to Pioneers, 3-1

     After finding out leading scorer junior David Marshall would be out possibly for the remainder of the season with an illness, the Panthers soccer team had to make some adjustments. Their first test was a home match-up Oct. 1, with the Simon Kenton Pioneers. The 6A school capitalized early in the first half, jumping out to a 3-1 advantage. However, Carroll County’s defense stood tall the rest of the way, as Simon Kenton won the game by the same advantage, 3-1.

  • Walton-Verona, Williamstown win NCKC meet

    Carroll County High School cross country hosted this year’s NCKC Championship meet Tuesday, Sept. 29, at General Butler State Resort Park golf course. Carroll County, Trimble County, Williamstown, Walton-Verona, Owen County, Lloyd Memorial and Eminence competed in the race. Rain fell throughout the race, making the course even more challenging for runners. Henry County did not bring a team to the race.

  • Carroll drops district match, 3-0

    In an important district match-up, the Lady Panthers volleyball team fell short, losing 3-0 (15-25, 23-25, 20-25) to border rival Gallatin County Sept. 24, at home. The Lady Panthers had 17 attack errors compared to 13 kills and 27 dig errors compared to 63 digs.

    “I’d only hope after yesterday’s game that we would come back with more fight after what happened, but that obviously wasn’t the case,” head coach Lynn Eaglin said. “They should have been more hungry for this win tonight than they were.”

  • Volleyball falls to Grant

    The best thing the Lady Panthers can do after their loss to Grant County is forget about it and move on. That was the message head coach Lynn Eaglin gave her team following their 2-0 loss Wednesday, Sept. 23. The Lady Braves (18-6) won the match by a commanding margin, 25-7, 25-7.

    “Offensively, we gave them too many free balls and opportunities to be aggressive at the net,” Eaglin said. “Those two big girls [Michelle Baker and Maddie Morgan] were all over the place.”

  • Panthers sweep district, win 5-0 over GC Wildcats

    The Carroll County Panthers soccer team continued its dominance over 31st District opponents, shutting out Gallatin County, 5-0, Tuesday, Sept. 22. The team was 6-0 against its district opponents (Gallatin, Henry and Owen counties) and outscored the trio 51-2.

    Returning home after a 10-0 win over Henry County the night before, the Panthers looked a little tired. But head coach Ben Crutcher said he was really pleased overall, noting that the team showed improvement and is still adjusting to the width of the new field and the speed of play.

  • Volleyball earns NCKC win over Williamstown, 3-1

    Carroll County squared off with Williamstown in a North Central Kentucky Conference match, Sept. 22, taking a 3-1 win to revenge the All ‘A’ Classic loss earlier in the month.

    The win was a close contest through the first three sets before Carroll took control in the fourth set to close out the match (25-23, 23-25, 25-22, 25-12).

  • Kicking things off
  • Football falls to Walton-Verona; home opener this Friday

    The Carroll County football Panthers were shutout at Walton-Verona Friday night, falling 21-0.

  • Ladies soccer falls to Gallatin, 7-0

    Carroll County’s girls soccer team gave a better effort against Gallatin County Sept. 22, and had some scoring opportunities late, but ultimately lost 7-0.

    The Lady Panthers played without senior leader Kelsey Wallace, who sat out with a medical issue, and lost senior Shay Saulsberry in the second half to a leg injury after she and a Gallatin County player collided.