High School Sports

  • Football shut out at KCD

    Coming off their first win of the season, the Carroll County Panthers (1-3) were shut out Friday against Kentucky Country Day (2-2), falling 40-0 on the road.

    Head coach Lee Downey said he was disappointed in the team’s performance. “We are a lot better team than we showed during that performance,” he said.

  • Ladies fall in first game on new field

    Carroll County girls’ soccer struggled offensively, managing only a late goal by Hailey Ashton, in a 9-1 loss to Owen County in their first game on the renovated Panther Field Sept. 10.

    Owen County attacked from the opening whistle, scoring within the first several minutes of the match as Hailey Chappell netted the first of her three goals. Owen’s Amber Gover also joined Chappell in the hat trick club as she scored three goals in the match.

  • Breaking it in: Panthers win first game on new field

    Carroll County boys’ soccer team scored early, jumping out to a 3-0 halftime lead, before rolling to an 8-0 win over Owen County in the inaugural game of the newly renovated Panther Stadium.

    Junior Tyler Stewart scored the first goal on the new field early in the first half off an assist by David Marshall. Stewart then followed with a long distance shot that found the top of the net to put the Panthers up 2-0.

  • Carroll County Golf

    Boys win, girls fall

    Carroll County boys golf beat Gallatin County at a home meet Sept. 9, at Wheatley 168 to 177. Justin Ray earned medalist honors with a 38. Dru Walker shot another personal best with 40. Blake Belcher shot a  43 and Caleb Stephenson shot a 47 to round out the scoring.

    The Lady Panthers lost their home match to Gallatin. The team shot a 191. Kaileigh Burgess shot a personal best of 65.

    Panthers beat Bearcats

  • Carroll shuts out Switzerland in Downey’s first win

    On an already toasty Saturday morning, Carroll County Panthers football head coach Lee Downey was treated with his first ice water shower, celebrating his first win as a varsity head coach and the Panthers’ first win of the season. The Panthers defeated Switzerland County on the road, 58-0.

    The game began under the Friday night lights, but ended in the Saturday morning sunshine as storms led to an hour-and-a-half long postponement before the game was rescheduled for the following morning.

  • Carroll County athletic complex being readied for play
  • Panthers battled back to win All ‘A’ championship

    For the first time in its team history, the Carroll County Panthers are 8th Region All ‘A’ Champions, defeating Walton-Verona 4-3, Tuesday, Sept. 8, at Gallatin County High School. It also marked the Panthers’ first win over the Bearcats since 2007. Alex Burns, Cody Damron and David Marshall were named to the All ‘A’ Tournament Team.

  • Belcher, Ray qualify for state All ‘A’ tourney

    Carroll County boys’ golf team could not quite defend their 8th Region All ‘A’ title they won for the first time last year, finishing second to Owen County Aug. 27.  The Owen County girls’ team won their regional title.

  • Carroll falls at Henry

    After a strong first half at Henry County, tied 7-7, the Carroll County football Panthers struggled to start the third quarter and were unable to recover, ultimately falling 36-7.

    Head coach Lee Downey said the team felt confident that they could compete against the Wildcats coming into the game.

  • In memory: Lady Panthers win in emotional game