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High School Sports

  • 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.

  • Panthers soccer falls to Walton in All ‘A’

    Walton-Verona, Carroll County boys’ soccer nemeses in the Eighth Region All “A” tournament, got the best of the Panthers again in the tournament quarterfinals, 3-1. Since 2014 Carroll has managed one win to go with four losses against the Bearcats.

  • Lady Panthers soccer advances to All ‘A’ title game

    The Lady Panthers soccer team defeated Gallatin County 2-0 Aug. 30, to advance to the All ‘A’ championship for the first time in program history. Walton-Verona defeated Owen County, 3-2, in penalty kicks to advance to the championship.

    The Lady Panthers were in control almost the entire night. Keeper Ashlyn Davis touched the ball only once, and it was not on a shot attempt.

  • Storms can’t slow them down; Panthers roll to first win

    It took three minutes short of four hours, but the Carroll County Panthers scored their first win of the season, 47-7, over visiting Switzerland County Aug. 31. The game had barely gotten underway when a lightning delay caused play to halt for about an hour and a half.

  • Girls golf finishes three strokes behind second at All ‘A’

    It was an absolutely gorgeous day for golf Aug. 23, as Carroll County was among the teams competing in the All ‘A’ Tournament at Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw.

    The Lady Panthers were three strokes shy of finishing second, with a team score of 431. Owen County won the match with a 345, while Walton-Verona finished second with 428.

    Grace Long shot the low score for Carroll County with a 95, followed by Kaileigh Burgess with 100; Gabriella Hembree with 117; Taylor Franklin with 119; and Caitlin Mullins with 134.

  • Panthers come from behind to defeat Williamstown

    It was a tale of two halves in more ways than one Tuesday, Aug. 21, at Panther Field. The first half was a sunny and mild night, but the Carroll County Panthers soccer team found themselves in unfamiliar territory–trailing 1-0 to Williamstown. With the second half came a steady rain and cooler temperatures, but also a more focused Panthers’ team as they scored two goals to pull off the come-from-behind win 2-1.

  • Volleyball shutout against W-V

    The last four matches have been a little tough for the Lady Panther volleyball team. They have been shut out in the last four matches, with the most recent a 2-0 (25-8, 25-16) loss to Walton-Verona, Aug. 27.

    “We cannot get off to a quick start where we gain some confidence,” Carroll County head coach Lynn Eaglin said after the loss to Walton-Verona.

    Senior Jordan Ray got Carroll off to a 2-0 lead in the first set before Walton went on a six-point run to take a 6-2 lead. A service error gave the serve back to Carroll.

  • Panthers fall in quadruple overtime

    By GREG WOODS

    Landmark News Service

    There have been a lot of exciting games in the longstanding rivalry between the Henry County and Carroll County football teams and the one hosted by Henry County Friday night might have been one of the best.

    The Wildcats and Panthers played 48 minutes of smash mouth football and still needed four extra periods of play to decide a winner, defeating Carroll 24-18 Aug. 24.

  • Cross country runs at Trimble Aug. 25

    Boys

    91st - Aiden Crutcher, 27:59

    96th - Will Wallace, 44:51

    Girls

    52nd - Julieanna McCollum, 26:43

    59th - Diana Espinoza, 27:59

    61st - Andrea Searcy, 28:26

    80th - Emmaline McCollum, 32:43

    86th - Lauren Cox, 34:54

  • Lady Panthers soccer defeats Switzerland County, 3-0

    The Carroll County Lady Panther soccer team has had a feast or famine season so far. They either are winning by shutting out their opponents or the opponents are shutting them out.

    The trend continued as Carroll County freshman goalie Ashlyn Davis turned in her second shutout in four games as Carroll defeated Switzerland County 3-0 Aug. 20, to even their record at two wins and two losses.

    “How about that, two wins in seven days,” Carroll County head coach Josh Noble said. It took the Lady Panthers 13 games last year to achieve two wins.