High School Sports

  • Marshall, Espinoza qualify for state cross country meet

    Carroll County cross country runners Sarah Marshall and Diana Espinoza are headed to the Kentucky State Cross Country Meet Nov. 3, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

    The Lady Panthers runners qualified for state after their performance at the KHSAA Region 5 Class A meet Oct. 27, held at Admiral Stadium in Danville. Marshall placed 17th with a personal best time of 23 minutes, 0.10 seconds. Espinoza also ran a personal best time of 24 minutes, 24.45 seconds to finish 32nd.

  • Carroll defeats Paris, hosts playoff game Nov. 2

    For the first time since the 2012 season Carroll County has a chance to end the football regular season with a winning record after a come from behind victory against Class 1A No. 10 Paris High School, 24-19.

    Carroll will take a 5-4 record into the regular season finale as they travel to Dayton High School Friday night for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff.

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  • Bearcats use defense to keep Panthers from district title


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    The battle for the Class 2A District 5 title between host Carroll County and Walton-Verona turned out to be a defensive one as both teams struggled to cross the goal line in chilly, wet conditions Friday night. Walton found the end zone twice to deny Carroll it’s first district tile in over thirty years.

    Carroll County had an opportunity to get into the end zone first. On their second drive of the night, the Panthers reached the 15-yard line.

  • Boys soccer falls to Kenton in regional tourney, 6-0

    The high of seven consecutive district championship was not enough to lift Carroll County to an 8th Region tournament win over the visiting Simon Kenton Pioneers as they dropped a 6-0 decision at Panther Field, Oct. 15.

    Simon Kenton started out as the aggressor and kept the pressure on the Carroll defense throughout the game. Carroll had only two shots on goal in the first half with one save by the Simon keeper.

  • Boys soccer makes it seven district titles in a row

    “Seven” was the chant as Carroll County boys soccer captured its seventh consecutive 31st District championship over Gallatin County, 2-0. Oct. 11.

    “Gallatin County really thought this might be their year,” Carroll County head coach Kevin States said after the game. “They had beaten us twice during the regular season but no team is going to get us three times in the same season.”

  • Volleyball breaks the drought, wins over Trimble

    Carroll County Lady Panthers volleyball ended a 16-match losing streak Oct. 2, surviving against Trimble County, 2-0 (25-17, 26-24). It was the team’s first win since Aug. 11.

    “It’s about time,” head coach Lynn Eaglin said. “It was awesome. We’ve got to take this momentum because it’s the perfect opportunity to get it. It’s the biggest week of our season next week, and it feels really good to see it come together finally. Hopefully we can keep this momentum against Shelby tomorrow and heading into the districts.”

  • Girls beat Grant, 2-1

    The Lady Panthers soccer team (10-11) avenged an earlier season loss to Grant County, defeating the visiting Lady Braves 2-1 Oct. 2. Grant County won the previous matchup 3-0 at the Dry Ridge Toyota Invitational.

    “First 20 minutes of the first half I was nervous,” head coach Josh Noble said. “For about two minutes they played like crazy mad women and they put two on real quick, playing like we know how to.”

  • Panthers fall to W-V

    For the fourth time in two seasons, the Carroll County Panthers soccer team played Walton-Verona short-handed, hurting their chances to pull out a win. Missing four players, including two starters, the Panthers lost the match, 3-1, Oct. 1, at Panther Field.

    Carroll and Walton started the match on the same foot, with both teams taking eight shots in the first half. Walton senior Jimmie Ring scored twice to give them a 2-0 lead.

  • Carroll wins third straight; district title on the line Friday

    The Carroll County Panthers’ defense has gone 12 straight quarters without giving up a touchdown and were just one field goal short of postings its third straight shutout, as the Panthers rolled to a 50-3 win over district rival Owen County on a rare Thursday night game Oct. 4, at Panther Field.