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High School Sports

  • Panthers overcome deficit, hold on for win over Henry

    Carroll County overcame an eight-point deficit early in the second quarter to take the lead at the end of the third and hold on to win 49-47 over district rival Henry County Jan. 2.

    “That’s five our of the last six games we’ve had something positive happen, so it’s starting to get there, which is great because the end of the year is only six weeks away. Now is the time to move forward,” head coach Brian Crank said.

  • Lady Panthers pull upset over Gallatin County, 49-45

    Coming off a disappointing loss to Henry County Jan. 2, the Lady Panthers needed a win over district-leading Gallatin County Jan. 6.

    Carroll County head coach Ron Henderson has talked about the team’s inconsistency all year and the consistent team showed up as the Carroll defeated Gallatin 49-45.

    The first half of the game was a back and forth affair as Carroll’s largest lead was four points and Gallatin’s largest lead was two points.

  • Carroll advances in All ‘A’ with win over Trimble

    After falling behind 11-6 at the end of the first quarter, Carroll County flipped the tables on Trimble County in the second, outscoring the Raiders 15-4 to take a six-point halftime lead and ultimately hold on for a 69-61 victory in the first round of the Eighth Region All “A” Tournament Jan. 9, at Owen County High School. Carroll will meet Walton-Verona in the semifinal at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11.

  • Panthers, Lady Panthers both 1-2 in holiday tournament

    Boys beat Rock Creek

    Carroll County Panthers traveled to Scottsburg, Ind., for a Pre-Christmas Tournament Dec. 22-23, finishing 1-2.

    In game one, Carroll County lost to Christian Academy of Indiana, 64-33. Christian Academy outrebounded Carroll, 28-16, and hit 52 percent from the field, compared to 32 percent for Carroll. Wyatt Supplee led the team with 13 points and tied Eli Yocum for a team-high five rebounds. Yocum also scored two points. Braedyn Cole scored 10 points, while Devin McAlister scored five points and David Duncan scored three points.

  • Carroll can’t recover from first half woes, fall to Bethlehem

    It was the tale of two halves for the Carroll County Panthers, as they lost 52-45 to Bethlehem in the semifinal of the North American Stainless Classic Dec. 28.

    “If the intensity had been the same in the first half as it was in the second half, we go home winners,” head coach Brian Crank said. “We didn’t have the first half like the second half and that was the whole difference in the game was the energy, the heart and the effort between the two halves and that’s what cost us the game.”

  • Panthers go 1-3, but improve as tourney goes on

    Despite going 0-2 on night three of the North American Stainless Tournament, Carroll County head coach Brian Crank was excited with his team’s effort and performance.

  • Lady Panther basketball played in Shelby Co. holiday tournament

    Carroll County Lady Panthers traveled to Shelbyville, Ky. to play in the Lady Rockets Legends Holiday Tournament Dec. 20-22. Carroll won one game and lost three, placing seventh in the tournament.

    The Lady Panthers lost a close game to Grayson County, 63-56. Abby Evans led the team in scoring with 22 points. Abigail Aulbach and Andrea Searcy each added 10 points. Hannah McCarty scored nine points. Aulbach and Amelia Napier each had eight rebounds.

  • Lady Panthers start season 6-2

    Carroll beats Henry

    Carroll County Lady Panthers picked up a big district win on the road Dec. 12, defeating Henry County 57-39.

    Abigail Aulbach posted a double-double, scoring 14 points and grabbing 15 rebounds. Amelia Napier also hit double figures with 13 points and seven rebounds. Jenna Wilson scored nine points and pulled in six rebounds, while Andrea Searcy scored eight points, Hannah McCarty scored five points, and Abby Evans and Katie Osborne each scored four points.

    Gallatin beats Carroll

  • Panthers off to slow start, 2-5

    Henry outscores Carroll in fourth to win

    Henry County Wildcats outscored the Carroll County Panthers 27-12 in the fourth quarter to win the game 65-58, Dec. 12, at home.

    The Panthers trailed by just three at halftime, 29-26, and outscored the Wildcats 20-9 in the third quarter to take a 46-38 lead heading into the final frame.

    The two teams shot similar percentages from the field, as Henry hit 45 percent and Carroll hit 43 percent. However, Henry outrebounded Carroll 29-18.

  • CCHS accepting nominations for athletics Wall of Fame

    Carroll County High School is accepting nominations for its Wall of Fame, a recognition given to the school’s outstanding student-athletes. Nominations must be given in person at the CCHS Site Based Decision Making Council meeting at 3 p.m. Jan. 9, or emailed to Athletic Director Paul Stone by Jan. 2. Stone’s email is paul.stone@carroll.kyschools.us.