High School Sports

  • Trimble defeats Carroll in border battle Saturday

    A concentrated defensive effort on the part of Trimble County’s Lady Raiders held Carroll County’s lone senior in check for most of Saturday’s basketball matchup, enabling Trimble to pull out a 48-34 victory over the visiting Lady Panthers.

  • Carroll County drops home district game to Eminence, crucial rematch

    Another slow start put the Carroll County Panthers behind early, as they fell 71-61 to the Eminence Warriors in a home district seed game Jan. 23.

    One-and-a-half minutes into the game, the Panthers were behind 8-0, forcing Carroll County head coach Carroll Yager to call a time out.

    Yager took another time out with 4:09 left in the first quarter, and the Panthers were down, 16-0.

    Eminence made three of its four 3-point goals during this stretch, as Jake Mckinnley and Kemryn Jenkins each contributed eight points.

  • Ladies win big over Warriors, 55-25

    The Lady Panthers notched their first back-to-back wins of the season Thursday, Jan. 22, with a 55-25 home win over Eminence. They defeated Central Hardin Jan. 17.

  • Dragons’ run in 3Q too much for Panthers

    South Oldham’s third quarter defense stifled a Carroll County run and helped the visiting Dragons pull away, winning 84-60.

    Down 11 at halftime, the Panthers (8-10) pulled within seven points on a 3-pointer by Isaiah Hogan with 3:54 remaining in the third quarter. Unfortunately for Carroll County, that would be their last field goal of the quarter. South Oldham (7-13) ratcheted up their defensive intensity, trapping in their full-court press, and forcing Carroll County into turnovers.

  • On The Road | Jan. 22, 2015

    Girls beat Bruins

    The Lady Panthers (6-10)  traveled to Elizabethtown Saturday and came home with a 45-37 win over the Central Hardin Lady Bruins (2-17).

    After giving up 16 points in the second quarter to fall behind 21-15 at the half, the Lady Panthers bounced back in the third quarter. They outscored the Lady Bruins 17-12, down one heading into the final quarter. Carroll outscored their opponent 13-4 to take the win.

  • Boys 8th Region All A all-tournament team | Jan. 22, 2015
  • Owen dominates over Carroll in district matchup

    Owen County continued the momentum from last week’s regional All “A” championship in Tuesday night’s 81-39 district win over Carroll County.

    Owen scored the first basket of the game on a dunk by junior forward Carson Williams. Vince Toftness added eight of his game high 26 points as Owen rolled to a 13-0 lead before Carroll County junior forward Austin Crank scored Carroll’s first points with 2:55 left in the first quarter.

  • Lady Panthers basketball | Jan. 15, 2015

    Lady Panthers pick up road win
    Carroll County defeated Henry County, 35-29, in New Castle Jan. 6. The Lady Panthers jumped out to an 11-4 first-quarter lead, but the Lady Cats fought back in the second quarter to pull within two at the half, 19-17. Neither team scored many points in the third quarter (6-4 Carroll). The Lady Panthers were able to hold on in the fourth for the win.

  • Panthers Basketball | Jan. 15, 2015

    Carroll falls to Henry

    Henry County dominated Carroll County during the first quarter on their home court, 21-8, and eventually won by the same margin, 64-51, Jan. 6.

    With the rest of the statistics about even, the story of the game was rebounding. Henry County outrebounded Carroll County 37-18, including 14-8 on the offensive glass.

    Henry’s Gavin Jameson led all scorers with 21 points. Teammates Coleton Aneszko, 17, and Trey Wills, 11, also hit double-digits.

  • Boys pull away in 2nd half, beat Walden

    After a slow start, the Carroll County boys basketball team pulled away in the second half, outscoring visiting Walden 37-19 in the second half, to win, 61-42, Saturday, Jan. 3.

    “First half, I thought we were very sluggish, didn’t seem like we had much energy,” head coach Carroll Yager said, noting he did not know if it was because of Christmas break or if the team was losing its legs after coming home from playing two tournaments.

    “We talked about it at halftime, and I thought they responded really well in the second half.”