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Today's Sports

  • Kory Brocious honored

    Kory Brocious, a senior at Carroll County High School, was recognized by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association as the recipient of the 8th Region Male Athlete Sportsmanship Scholarship.

    The male and female regional recipients were presented with a plaque, a clock, various gifts and their scholarships at the annual Sportsmanship Awards Recognition Banquet at the Embassy Suites in Lexington. The program is sponsored by the Forcht Group of Kentucky and the Kentucky High School Athletic Association.

  • Lady Panthers finish rain-...

    The Lady Panther tennis team was hampered by rainy weather all season, but finished the season on a good note, according to head coach Larry Morgan.

    The regional tournament also was plagued by rain, but they managed to get their matches in between delays.  

    Junior Priya Patel, playing number one singles for the Lady Panthers upset Ariana Semones of Frankfort, 6-1, 6-1.  

  • Carroll runners in state meet

    All state qualifiers from the Carroll County track team running events were freshman girls and they managed to slice 16 seconds off their best time, according to head coach Joe Creager.

    The 4 X 800 relay team of Nikki Hill, Andie Hardesty, Brittany Arvin, Sydney Brewer and Ana Jimenez had an outstanding showing of their running abilities even though they were some of the youngest at the meet, Creager said.

  • Panthers advance to regional...

    The Carroll County Panther baseball team finished a disappointing second in district play, but it was enough to get them into regional competition this week.

    The Panthers took the first game win in regional play, 4-3, over the Oldham County Colonels Monday May 25. “This is probably the best team win where everyone felt they contributed to the win,” head coach Jay Jones said.

    It’s a play or go home situation at this point of the season and the Panthers weren’t ready to go home yet.  

  • Panther basketball camp set for...

    Carroll County Panther Basketball camp will be held June 2-5 at Carroll County High School from 1-4 p.m.

    The camp is for boys entering grades 2 thru 8. Registration is $45 for pre-registration and $50 the first day of camp

    Fundamentals of the game of basketball both individually and in a team setting will be emphasized. The players will participate in teaching stations, lectures, competitions and games.

  • Signing spree
  • Buescher gets win in first...

    James Buescher picked up a win in the Drive Smart! Buckle-Up! Kentucky 150 that opened the 10th season of racing Saturday, May 9 at Kentucky Speedway.

    It was the 18th running of a race in the ARCA RE-MAX series at the Sparta track.

    James Buescher, driving the Wolf Pack Rentals Toyota No. 32, and Justin Lofton in the Lofton Cattle Toyota No. 6 led the pack of 37 cars on the front row as the green flag dropped.

    A caution flag came out half way threw the first lap with two cars getting together in turn two.

  • Turner and Courtney to play for...

    Trimble County High School seniors Christian Courtney and Cory Turner signed letters of intent Friday, May 16 at the high school.  They will play basketball this fall for NAIA Division 1 Lindsey Wilson College.

    They chose Lindsey Wilson “because coming from a smaller high school,” said TCHS basketball coach Bob Lauster, “they should transition well to a smaller college.  Also helping in the transition will be the fact that several other classmates from TCHS have also signed with Lindsey Wilson, he said.

  • TCHS taps new head coach for...

    The Trimble Banner

    Trimble County High School Principal Stirling Sampson introduced the school’s new head football coach to members of next year’s team Monday afternoon in the school library.

    Chris Collins, a native of Whitesburg, Ky., and current head coach at Atherton High School in Louisville, Ky., said he is “very excited” about the position.

    “Something I was looking for was coming ‘back home’ to a small town,” he said during an interview

  • NCKC tournament champions