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Today's Sports

  • ARCA series opens speedway season

    SPARTA, Ky. – ARCA RE/MAX Series championship leader Parker Kligerman and nine-time series champion Frank Kimmel were among 26 competitors preparing for  Kentucky Speedway’s May 9 “Drive Smart. Buckle-Up! Kentucky 150” during an open test at the facility last week.

    Kligerman, 18, of Westport, Conn., is a former Formula TR and USAC Midget Series competitor who converted to stock car racing with Cunningham Motorsports, a long-running ARCA RE/MAX Series team which produced a fourth-place Kentucky Speedway finish in 2007.

  • Sullivan signs to play on new...

    A Trimble County High School senior last week signed on to be one of the founding members of Lindsey Wilson College’s new football team.

    On Wednesday, April 29, Larry Sullivan signed his intent to play for the Blue Raiders in the TCHS library, flanked by his dad, Joe Simpson, TCHS Coach Johnny Poynter and Principal Stirling Sampson.

    The college’s head football coach, Chris Oliver, was unable to attend; he and his wife had their first child, a girl, that Monday.

  • Hoop club to hold golf scramble...

    The Panther Hoop Club is sponsoring a golf scramble May 23 at Fairway Golf Course in Wheatley with proceeds going to benefit the Lady Panther basketball team.  

    The cost is $45 per player and players should pick their own team of four.  Food and drink will be provided after the round and prizes will be awarded for winners and the longest driving, putting and closest to the hole contests.  

  • Lady Panthers fall to North...

    The Lady Mustangs came onto Lady Panther field Monday night and blanked the home team 7-0.

    The Lady Mustangs scored every inning. They got a hit and took advantage of five Lady Panther errors.  The Lady Panthers stranded eight runners on the night.

    “Brooke Boles went 2-for-3 at the plate with a single and a double and Mary Hawkins went 2-for-4 with two singles and two stolen bases,” according to head coach Duke Boles.

    — Sharon Graves

     

  • Golf scramble set for May 17 at...

    The Carroll County football team will be hosting a golf scramble May 17 beginning at 2:30 p.m. at the Fairway Golf Course in Wheatley, Ky.  

    Those interested should bring their own four-person team at $45 per player.  Please make checks payable to CCHS Football Boosters.

  • Trimble defeats Carroll at boys...

    The News-Democrat

    Border rivals Carroll County Panthers and Trimble County Raiders faced off on the tennis court and the Panthers suffered a loss with less than solid play.

    The team played on their home court Monday, May 4 and went 2-3.

    Josh Kates, a senior, had an uncharacteristic loss. The number one singles player dominated his first set, but had trouble maintaining that blistering pace, according to Fernandez.

    Josh McCarty, an eighth grader played a very good match and has a very bright future as a number one singles player, Fernandez said.

  • Lady Panthers defeat Frankfort 8...

    The News-Democrat

    Senior pitcher Mary Hawkins has led the Lady Panthers softball team to victory many times offensively and defensively, and her team didn’t let her down on senior night Thursday, April 30.

    The Lady Panthers of Carroll County stared down the Lady Panthers of Frankfort and came off with a win, 8-3.

    “Mary Hawkins pitched a complete game with nine strike outs and went 3-for-4 at the plate with two doubles and a triple on senior night,” head coach Duke Boles said.

  • Raider girls place third in...

    The Runnin’ Raiders competed last week in the Grant County All-Comers meet, which also included teams from Campbell County, Owen County, Villa Madonna, Walton-Verona, Bracken County, Scott High School, and St. Henry.  

    The Lady Raiders pulled out a top three finish, placing third overall in the competitive meet and scoring a combined 93 points.  

    The Lady Raiders had a strong start by winning the 4x800-meter and scoring 10 points with team members Jessica Cooley, Allison Joyce, Brandi Chappell, and Kelsie Courtney.

  • Panthers take 8-5 win over Grant

    The News-Democrat

    The Carroll County Panther baseball team hosted the Grant County Braves Monday night and left victorious, 8-5 after a huge breakout inning in the bottom of the fourth.

    The Panthers have won both contests against the Braves this year, head coach Jay Jones said.

  • Suspensions lead to loss for...

    The News-Democrat

    The Lady Panthers tennis team took one on the chin Thursday, April 30 against the Lady Wildcats of Gallatin County as they hosted matches missing half their team.

    Head Coach Larry Morgan had to suspend eight players, six of whom were varsity players for disciplinary reasons forcing a forfeit of two matches.

    Singles

    Forfeit of number one singles; Jessica Wilkerson CC lost to Jaclyn Clark GC 0-6, 3-6; Haley Hendrick CC lost to Anna Beth Edens GC 4-6, 6-7.

    Doubles