High School Sports

  • Boys fall to Williamstown, defeat Bellevue, Collegiate

    Carroll County boys’ basketball hit the road for a series of three games before concluding the regular season with a boy/girl double header against Walton-Verona Friday night, Feb.19.  Ten seniors will play their last home games for Carroll County. The girls will play at 6 p.m., followed by the boys at 8 p.m.

    Carroll traveled to Williamstown Friday night, Feb. 12, and came home with a 74-53 loss.

  • Panthers fight hard, but fall in overtime to Anderson

    Fans at the Carroll and Anderson boys’ basketball game Feb. 9, definitely got their monies worth, as the two teams battled throughout and took the contest into overtime. Unfortunately for the home team, the Panthers only managed two points in the extra period, outscored 11-2, to lose 87-78.

    Carroll head coach Brian Crank was proud of his team’s effort against a good Bearcats team.

  • NCKC Player of the Week | Miranda Groseclose
  • Ladies defeat North Oldham, 58-55

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers won their third game in a row with a 58-55 victory over the North Oldham Lady Mustangs.

    Carroll led 35-20 at the half and made free throws late in the fourth quarter to hold on for the win.   North Oldham cut 11 points off the lead in the third quarter as Carroll only managed eight points in the quarter.

  • Lady Panthers play best game of season, win over Lloyd

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers played one of their most complete games of the year as they defeated the Lloyd Memorial Lady Juggernauts 45-38 Feb. 4.

    “This was a great win,” head coach Paul Stone said. “We finally played two halves.”

    Carroll squared off against a 15-6 Lloyd team that was off to one of its best starts in school history.

    Carroll jumped out to an early 8-2 lead behind three baskets by senior forward Miranda Groseclose and a short jump shot by junior guard Jenna Richmond.

  • Panthers offense, defense clicking; beat Raiders, 66-34

    The Carroll County Panthers shot 55 percent from the field–including 8-15 from 3-point range–and allowed just 14 points in the first half to defeat visiting Trimble County, 66-34, Feb. 2.

    It was Carroll’s third straight win, their longest streak of the season thus far. “We finally got to the top of the hill, it looks like,” head coach Brian Crank said. “We knew it was coming, just a matter of time.”

  • Taking care of business: Carroll beats district foe Eminence by 30

    The Carroll County Panthers were firing on all cylinders Saturday night, cruising to a 30-point victory in a crucial district match up against Eminence.

    “Offense clicked, defense clicked, everything clicked tonight,” head coach Brian Crank said.

    The Panthers shot 58 percent from the field (39-67) and 47 percent from behind the arc (9-19). They doubled up the Warriors in rebounds (36 to 18) and finished the game with 22 assists.

  • Lady Panthers struggle with slow start, lose 51-29 to Collins

    Another slow start put the Carroll County Lady Panthers in a deficit they could not battle out of as they fell to the Collins High School Lady Titans 51-29.

    For the second Saturday in as many weeks Carroll County came out flat and unprepared to battle. Carroll County head coach Paul Stone said he would have to rethink Saturday games as the Lady Panthers have not played well in those games.

  • Trimble girls win hardwood border battle, 60-36

    A game of extremes allowed Trimble County to race out to a huge halftime lead and ultimately defeat Carroll County, 60-36, Saturday, Jan. 23.

    Carroll County head coach Paul Stone said the loss was on him.

    “I decided that we needed to stop Trimble’s big two and played a triangle-and-two defense,” he said. “We let Bailey Duke have the outside shot, and it did not work.”

  • Scoring drought dooms ladies

    A second half scoring drought doomed the strong effort of the Carroll County Lady Panthers as they fell to the visiting Williamstown Lady Demons, 53-37.

    Carroll County started the game strong and played a back and forth first quarter until a late five-point run gave Williamstown the lead, 17-11 at the end of the first quarter.